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  • His favourite word is canada's.

Conservative MP for Abbotsford (B.C.)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Wishing everyone a year of happiness and prosperity during a keynote to celebrate #LunarNewYear in #Markham #Toronto http://t.co/KYv7DEySCe

Posted on Twitter Arriving at a packed house in #Markham for the GTA Chinese Business Association New Year's Gala #LunarNewYear http://t.co/QzsYdDOFtA

Posted on Twitter "The Canada brand is one that companies around the world can look to" #mining #PDAC2015 @the_PDAC @theminingstory

Posted on Twitter Kicking of a session on how #mining creates jobs & opportunities in #Canada & around the world #PDAC2015 @DFATD_DEV http://t.co/OmwBPH9PHn

Posted on Twitter W/ @TedOpitz & @btrottier to discuss Ukr-Cda partnership #UnitedforUkraine @ukrcancongress @CUFCanada @cucc_ukraine http://t.co/v9bFPGL4J1

Posted on Twitter Speaking w/ Mix TV about how #Canada and #Ukraine are partners in peace and prosperity #UnitedforUkraine @TedOpitz http://t.co/LjcoOpHzhd

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Forestry Industry Mr. Speaker, as I already mentioned, this government took the step of taking this dispute to the World Trade Organization, where we believe we will prevail. ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the member actually did not mention which trade agreement he was referring to, but I would say this. If he had followed our government's ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre Local MP will miss John Baird in the House of Commons Speculation is swirling in Ottawa on who will be named foreign affairs minister now that John Baird has quit the post, with plans to soon resign his Commons seat. For now, International Trade Minister Ed Fast will handle foreign affairs. Baird leaves office at a ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, I can assure the member that we have made a very clear commitment to support Canada's supply management system. At the same time, consultations ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Who could replace John Baird as foreign affairs minister? (with video) International Trade Minister Ed Fast: It's possible Harper may just stay with Fast and appoint him foreign minister on a permanent basis until the federal election. Fast, 59, has travelled the world for more than three years negotiating free-trade deals, so the ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Reports: Abbotsford MP to take over as Acting Foreign Affairs Minister With the pending resignation of John Baird from cabinet, several media outlets are reporting that Abbotsford MP Ed Fast will take over duties as Minister of Foreign Affairs, at least on a temporary basis. Fast is no stranger to intercontinental travel, having ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to supporting efforts to build a prosperous, peaceful and democratic Ukraine. The people of Ukraine face enormous security and economic ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), on November 14, 2014, the government officially launched the selection process to appoint a new extractive sector CSR counsellor. The ...

Mentioned by Aldergrove Star Gang Reduction Project discussed in Abbotsford Abbotsford MP Ed Fast met with key community stakeholders last Friday to discuss Abbotsford's Comprehensive Community Action for Gang Reduction Project. The crime-prevention initiative is entering its second year in Abbotsford and is aimed at helping ...

Mentioned by CFJC Kamloops International Trade Minister Takes Budget Input at TRU Canada's Minister of International Trade, Ed Fast, was in Kamloops today. Conservative Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo MP Cathy Mcleod hosted Fast and community business leaders in a round table meeting at TRU. Minister Fast was in town to hear input ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to table, in both official languages, three treaties. The first treaty is entitled “Agreement between Canada and the Republic of ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, as with all of our free trade agreements, in CETA we have arrived at a good balance, promoting Canada's interests on the world stage ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, I reject the premise of that question. However, it is really sad that the leader of the NDP was in France, undermining our job ...

More than three months ago

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

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 ...