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Conservative MP for Abbotsford (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 65.00% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter "We live next to the largest economy in the world but your success lies in exports not just to the US but around the globe" - #ExportSuccess

Posted on Twitter Speaking to SMEs at Go Global inviting them to join our trade mission to Korea in Feb. to take advantage of #CKFTA http://t.co/3joBfkq2OB

Posted on Twitter Getting ready to launch the first Go Global #export workshop in #BC #ExportSuccess http://t.co/3UgG0adHfB

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the member is simply wrong. The support our government is proposing for Newfoundland and Labrador is actually focused on mitigating the impacts of eliminating ...

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted No on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted Yes on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Posted on Twitter Pleased to have visited the Philippine embassy today and welcome Ambassador Garcia to Canada. http://t.co/DKTTZyI1Jg

Posted on Twitter Colleague @HonGregRickford and I talk to media about g'vt support for Cdn extractives sector abroad @theminingstory http://t.co/fi9Xtbgon9

Posted on Twitter Speaking at the @theminingstory luncheon about our g'vt efforts to promote the Cdn extractives sector abroad http://t.co/mBHYIOXRaz

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, last night the House passed third reading of Bill C-41 to implement the Canada-Korea free trade agreement. This is an historic agreement that will ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, information on travel expenses for exempt staff and senior-level employees is available under proactive disclosure at http://w03.international.gc.ca/dthe-dfva/names-noms.aspx?lang=eng&dept=itci. The department undertook an extensive preliminary search ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for that excellent question. We are pleased to see that this issue has been resolved. The situation in Colorado highlights ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, we continue to stand with the people of Ukraine in the face of aggression from Russia. When President Poroshenko visited Canada last month he ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, I am not going to comment on internal German politics. What I can say is that this is the most comprehensive trade agreement Canada ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, obviously the member has not been following events. At the meeting of the EU trade committee just a couple of days ago, the new ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to report that today we found out that the new trade commissioner for the European Union, Cecilia Malmström, just said that ...

Mentioned by Mississauga Home News Mississauga businesses part of Canadian trade... MISSISSAUGA – Mississauga businesses are taking the lead in expanding trade relations in the growing global market. State Minister of International Trade Ed Fast and Mississauga-Erindale MP Bob Dechert will be leading a Canadian trade mission to India ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-41 An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea

Mentioned by TheTyee.ca Harper's Sneaky, Undemocratic, Terrible Deal with China Trade Minister Ed Fast and Chinese Commerce Minister Chen Deming sign FIPA at the APEC Leaders' Meeting in Vladivostok, Russia on Sept. 8, 2012. Prime Minister ... Much has been written over the past two years about the impact the Canada-China FIPA will have on Canada's ability to regulate in the public interest, and the incredible powers the FIPA will give to Chinese corporations and state-owned enterprises to sue all levels of government for measures that might interfere with their profits. (Some of the best ...

Mentioned by Lethbridge Herald Canada ratifies investment deal with China despite opposition warnings International Trade Minister Ed Fast announced Friday that the pact, known as FIPA, had been signed by Canada two years after its terms were first negotiated by the two countries. “Investment agreements provide the protection and the confidence Canadian ...

Mentioned by TheTyee.ca Harper OKs Controversial Investment Treaty with China In a news release, International Trade Minister Ed Fast said the deal will "protect" Canadian business interests in China. Others, such as Osgoode law professor and investment treaty expert Gus Van Harten, have argued that it will hurt Canadians by giving too ...

Mentioned by TheTyee.ca Harper OKs Controversial Investment Treaty with China In a news release, International Trade Minister Ed Fast said the deal will "protect" Canadian business interests in China. Others, such as Osgoode law professor and investment treaty expert Gus Van Harten, have argued that it will hurt Canadians by giving too ...

Mentioned by The Province Federal minister's trade mission to India will overlap similar trip by B.C. premier As Ontario-based MP Tony Clement returned from a visit to India last week. and hot on the heels of Premier Christy Clark's Monday announcement of a B.C. Jobs Plan trip to India in October, Minister of International Trade Ed Fast announced on Tuesday that he too will ... “Canada benefits by trade missions that are not only led by the federal government, but by provincial government, by municipal governments,” Fast said at the announcement, organized by the Canada-India Business Council at Vancouver's Fairmont ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and Positive Effects of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good morning, everyone. Bonjour, chers amis. Thank you for the invitation to appear before you today. I am joined by Susan Bincoletto, ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-20 An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Honduras, the Agreement on Environmental Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Thank you very much, Chair. Good morning to all of you. Good morning, colleagues. It is my pleasure to be here today to speak about the ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Main Estimates 2013-14: Vote 20 under FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE All right, thank you. Internationally, Canada has established a reputation as a leading world-class producer of cutting-edge products, innovation, and services. I can personally attest to ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Main Estimates 2012-2013: Vote 20 under FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE Thank you, Chair. I'm pleased to be with all of you today. It's a real pleasure to be in front of a committee that dedicates itself ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-24 An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Panama, the Agreement on the Environment between Canada and the Republic of Panama and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Panama

Introduced legislation Government bill C-23 An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, the Agreement on the Environment between Canada and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) with the European Union Thank you very much, Chair. I look forward to our discussion today. I'd like to thank the committee for responding positively to my letter requesting to ...