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Conservative MP for Kenora (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 47.00% of the vote.

Today

Mentioned by CBC.ca Tory minister Greg Rickford sticks his tongue out at Liberals during question period Natural Resources Minister Greg Rickford raised eyebrows online Thursday after responding to heckling in question period by sticking out his tongue and making a flapping-mouth gesture with his hand. Rickford's response came after a series of questions from Liberal MP Geoff Regan about why the Canadian government has so far been unable to convince the U.S. to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. U.S. President Barack Obama vetoed a bill passed by Congress approving the pipeline on Tuesday ...

Yesterday

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

Posted on Twitter Pleased to welcome participants of #CNA2015 to Ottawa. Thanks for sharing part of your morning with me. http://t.co/rPnmIiYfXB

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, we will take no lessons from the party that talks about carbon taxes and energy magically getting to new markets, cherry-picking pipelines. This is ...

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

Posted on Twitter My colleague @KellyBlockmp announced a major investment in forest innovation today #jobs #growth http://t.co/QxfyP1qRMb

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, first of all, the National Energy Board has fulfilled its obligations under the Official Languages Act. Second, all of the documents produced by the ...

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

Posted on Twitter Ma déclaration d’aujourd’hui concernant les derniers développements de l’oléoduc #KXL http://t.co/xWWIPbxB8L

Posted on Twitter My statement regarding today's developments on the #KXL pipeline http://t.co/tbzawW8bkY

This week

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for Thornhill for his question. Yes, last week, I was in Quebec City and Toronto. There was a ...

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 Official Languages Mr. Speaker, the National Energy Board has fulfilled its obligations under the Official Languages Act. All of the documents produced by the National Energy Board must ...

Posted on Twitter Tomorrow in Toronto I'll be making a significant announcement supporting jobs and clean technology in Ontario http://t.co/daHOuW4UWG

Posted on Twitter Just spoke with Dep Premier @colemancountry about today's news fr @pmharper. Excited for LNG dev opportunities for BC http://t.co/JyLM6yOpWv

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Daily Miner and News Change text size for the story Local MP Greg Rickford has more on his plate after a cabinet shuffle in Ottawa caused by the recent departure of John Baird from federal politics. Besides being in charge of the Ministry of Natural Resources and the FedNor program, Rickford has been made ...

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Investing in Technology for the North – Minister Greg Rickford I am confident that today's announcement will help pave the way for job creation, sustainable economic growth and long-term prosperity in First Nation communities throughout the regionm” enthused Minister Greg Rickford, MP-Kenora, Minister for the Federal ...

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Minister Greg Rickford – “Investment supports Aboriginal business development ... Wauzhushk Onigum First Nation, ON – On Monday, Greg Rickford, MP-Kenora and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (FedNor) announced two investments to help support jobs and business development and ...

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Minister Greg Rickford Announces Fednor Funds for Kenora KENORA – Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario (FedNor), and Kenora MP has announced an investment to help the City of Kenora pursue economic ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, we will not take a stance before the review is completed. It is up to the National Energy Board to listen to those who ...

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Bruce Hyer and Greg Rickford Exchange in Question Period Greg Rickford (Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, CPC): Obviously, Mr. Speaker, there are solutions for that. They come in the form of pipelines. A viable option and solution would ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Obviously, Mr. Speaker, there are solutions for that. They come in the form of pipelines. A viable option and solution would be for Canada to find ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, that might be a question for the provincial legislature, but I will put it to my friend and colleague, Minister Gravelle, this afternoon, who ...

Spoke in the House on Pipeline Safety Act moved that Bill C-46, An Act to amend the National Energy Board Act and the Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act, be read the second time ...

Three months ago

Introduced legislation Government bill C-46 An Act to amend the National Energy Board Act and the Canada Oil and Gas Operations Act

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under ATOMIC ENERGY OF CANADA LIMITED, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank all members of the committee for this opportunity. Perhaps I may say a few words to set the ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under ATOMIC ENERGY OF CANADA LIMITED, Vote ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all of my colleagues for the opportunity to be here. I was looking forward to having a discussion. You've ...

Spoke at the Special Committee on Indigenous Women committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women Thank you to all of the witnesses. Given the breadth of witnesses here, it's a bit difficult for me to organize some of my questions. I ...

Spoke at the Special Committee on Indigenous Women committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to the witnesses for being here today. I'll make a couple of quick comments about some of the content of ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Yale First Nation Final Agreement Act and Bill C-62, An Act to ... Thank you, Minister, for being here today, and thanks also to the officials. Minister, before I begin with my questions, I'd like to take this opportunity ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Yale First Nation Final Agreement Act Thank you, Grand Chief Kelly. I should say, I appreciated your presentation very much. As a lawyer who's been involved in similar kinds of negotiations, it's ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill S-8, An Act respecting the safety of drinking water on First ... Thank you. I appreciate my colleague's input on this matter. The non-derogation clause included in Bill S-8 addresses the relationship between the proposed legislation and the ...

Spoke at the Special Committee on Indigenous Women committee on Violence Against Indigenous Women Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to the witnesses, especially my friends at Aboriginal Affairs who have spent a lot of time working and talking about ...