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  • His favourite word is guelph.

Liberal MP for Guelph (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 43.40% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter We owe a sacred duty to our #vets who deserve more than they are getting from the CPC. Pls share http://t.co/iMEhArJhrS #cdnpoli #lpc

This week

Posted on Twitter We recess for a bit today, but still don't have answers from the Minister on what's happening at VAC http://t.co/GGgLQeXnwf #cdnpoli #vets

Posted on Twitter RT @CdnVetsAdvocacy: @PnPCBC @FrankValeriote Jennifer Mignault begged, how'd she make out?

Posted on Twitter RT @PnPCBC: .@FrankValeriote says this PM and Veterans Affairs Minister have made our veterans beg for the services they need #cdnpoli

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Thank you, Mr. Speaker. One would think his parliamentary secretary would have better answers for his failure on this file by now. Now that his deep ...

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Posted on Twitter VAC is in crisis because they were trying to re-engineer a department and cut it at the same time http://t.co/g2IT34Hfob #CdnPoli #LPC

Posted on Twitter #CPC misled #veterans and CDNs when he said that VAC cuts didn't affect front-line services http://t.co/IqWkqYzM5z #cdnpoli #lpc

Spoke in the House on Motor Vehicle Safety Act Mr. Speaker, I am delighted to have the opportunity today to speak in support of Bill C-603, a bill to make side guards on heavy trucks ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, after 10,000 complaints last year, HRDC is getting 400 new staff to deal with the mess it created, and ministerial staffers are up 21%. ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I cannot help but remark on the question by the member of the Conservative Party on the murdered and missing first nations' women and ...

Spoke in the House on Request for Emergency Debate Mr. Speaker, in accordance with Standing Order 52, I rise today to request an emergency debating on matter demand urgent attention by the Minister of Veterans ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, savage cuts to front-line services are indefensible, and all the while the minister paid his managers hundreds of thousands of dollars in bonuses as ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to ministerial delegations abroad, including those where individual Members of Parliament, Parliamentary Secretaries, or Senators represented the government, from 2010 to 2011 inclusive: (a) ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition from a number of Canadians from Surrey, B.C., who acknowledge that the current impaired driving laws are too ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca 'It can happen again': outgoing Liberal MP warns about robocalls as Michael ... Frank Valeriote, Liberal MP for the riding of Guelph, stands during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, March 12, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Guelph's Frank Valeriote won't run in 2015 federal election As other MPs gear up for the next federal election, Guelph Liberal MP Frank Valeriote will not run again because, he says, he wants to spend more time with his children. Valeriote has held his seat for the last six years and serves as the deputy whip for the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Frank Valeriote: 'You can't be a part-time MP' As other MPs gear up for the next federal election, Guelph Liberal MP Frank Valeriote will not run again because, he says, he wants to spend more time with his children. Valeriote has held his seat for the last six years and serves as the deputy whip for the ...

Mentioned by www.insideottawavalley.com/ Guelph Liberal MP won't seek re-election OTTAWA - Liberal MP Frank Valeriote, whose southern Ontario riding was ground zero in the so-called robocalls affair, is calling it quits. Valeriote, 60, said he won't run in next year's federal election, but he will stay on until then as the MP for Guelph, Ont. "Representing the people of Guelph is a great privilege ... It is for that reason that while I will continue to represent Guelph as its member of Parliament until the next election is called, I will not be seeking re-election." Valeriote won his seat in the 2008 federal election ...

Mentioned by Mountain View Gazette Guelph Liberal MP Frank Valeriote won't run in next federal election OTTAWA - Liberal MP Frank Valeriote, whose southern Ontario riding was ground zero in the so-called robocalls affair, is calling it quits. Valeriote, 60, said he won't run in next year's federal election, but he will stay on until then as the MP for Guelph, Ont.

Mentioned by Westman Journal Guelph Liberal MP Frank Valeriote won't run in next federal election OTTAWA - Liberal MP Frank Valeriote, whose southern Ontario riding was ground zero in the so-called robocalls affair, is calling it quits. Valeriote, 60, said he won't run in next year's federal election, but he will stay on until then as the MP for Guelph, Ont. "Representing the people of Guelph is a great privilege ... It is for that reason that while I will continue to represent Guelph as its member of Parliament until the next election is called, I will not be seeking re-election." Valeriote won his seat in the 2008 federal election ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-247, An Act to expand the mandate of Service Canada in ... Thank you, Mr. Cuzner. I want to thank Ms. Gray, Mr. Thorsteinson, and Ms. Williams for your presentations. You've highlighted the three real benefits of this ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Public Service Employment Act (enhancing ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I will refresh our memory about the conversation moments earlier with Ms. May, me, and others around the table, with respect to ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-247, An Act to expand the mandate of Service Canada in ... Thank you so much, Mr. Chair. I appreciate the opportunity to appear before you. Colleagues, before you today is my private member's Bill C-247, an act ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Public Service Employment Act (enhancing ... You'll catch on. I spent very little time—five days—in the program that allowed me to join the forces out in Edmonton, and then five days in ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Professor, for coming before us, and thank you to all of the witnesses. There is concern, and it has partly been addressed by Mr. ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on Private Members' Business committee on Determination of non-votable items pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1) I think as well there's probably some sufficient difference between the actual wording—and I know where you're coming from—of the motion of which you speak and ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter and Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1 and 5 under ... Thank you, Minister Fantino and Ms. Chaput, for coming before the committee today. Minister, you mentioned recession in your speech. This is merely an opinion on ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on Private Members' Business committee on Determination of non-votable items pursuant to Standing Order 91.1(1) I'm just curious. You know how many bills, not unlike this one, come before us to designate a day to honour a specific person or cause. ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-379 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (visual recording of persons in their residence)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-247 An Act to expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen or Canadian resident

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-622 An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 and respecting the On-Road Vehicle and Engine Emission Regulations (emissions labelling for newly manufactured vehicles)