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  • His favourite word is finance.

Conservative MP for Edmonton—Leduc (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 63.60% of the vote.

This week

Posted on Twitter Our government has announced new sanctions & travel bans against Ukrainian and Russian individuals: http://t.co/Ji33zHl5wG #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Interesting interview with Canada's first Financial Literacy Leader, Jane Rooney http://t.co/NYGmqdCHXj

Posted on Twitter I wish our Commonwealth Games Canada team success as they compete in Scotland, especially Edmonton-Leduc constituents @rfunk08 & Betty Guo!

Posted on Twitter Great article about RocketSpace, a tech hub that I visited last year. http://t.co/RTjOfu4MPY

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter .@MinRonaAmbrose launched online consultations 2 improve how nutrition information is presented on labels. Take part: http://t.co/IHJu3urdyo

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to Edmonton-Leduc constituent Brandon Hickey (@BHickey14) on being drafted by the @NHLFlames! http://t.co/aHCxKYmVGZ

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Finance Mr. Speaker, innovation and investment are the key drivers of the Canadian economy leading to jobs, growth and long-term prosperity. That is why our government launched ...

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted Yes on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to stand today and present a petition on behalf of many Albertans who are calling upon the government to act ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the sixth report of the Standing Committee on Finance The report is entitled, “Youth ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for his speech and for the work he does on the Standing Committee on Finance. I ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the fourth report of the Standing Committee on Finance in relation to its study ...

Spoke in the House on Energy Industry Mr. Speaker, I rise today to acknowledge the contributions of a great Albertan and a great Canadian. Dr. Eric Newell is well known by many members ...

Spoke in the House on Edmonton Oil Kings Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate the Edmonton Oil Kings on their victory as the 2014 Memorial Cup champions, the third national championship in franchise ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... That clarifies that. I appreciate that suggestion. Ms. Jennison-Yung, on the situation that you and your colleague describe, I don't know the particulars. I don't know ...

Spoke in the House on Win4Skin Hockey Tournament Mr. Speaker, I rise today to bring attention to an event taking place in my riding on May 30-31, the Win4Skin hockey tournament. This fundraiser was ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Edmonton MP takes wait-and-see approach to Tory leadership bid Edmonton-Leduc MP James Rajotte says he wants to know whether either of former Edmonton mayor Stephen Mandel or former federal cabinet minister Jim Prentice will seek the Tory leadership before deciding on his own bid. Photograph by: Brian Gavriloff ...

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Edmonton MP takes wait-and-see approach to Tory leadership bid Edmonton-Leduc MP James Rajotte says he wants to know whether either of former Edmonton mayor Stephen Mandel or former federal cabinet minister Jim Prentice will seek the Tory leadership before deciding on his own bid. Photograph by: Brian Gavriloff ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Youth Employment in Canada Okay, thank you. Merci, monsieur Caron. I'm going to take the next round as the chair and I want to echo all of the comments from ...

Mentioned by Leduc Representative Change text size for the story The bill was seconded by Edmonton-Leduc MP James Rajotte, who has since been one of the bill's leading advocates. In its present form the Reform Act would, if passed, seek to reverse what its proponents have described as the slow accumulation of power ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-4, A second act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... Amendments PV-16, PV-17 and PV-19 are in order, but I have a ruling on amendment PV-18. Bill C-4 seeks to establish the Mackenzie gas project impacts ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-4, A second act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... Okay. I'm going to take the final round here, as the chair. I just want to clarify the process. We are discussing the overall bill, but ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-budget consultations 2013 Thank you. I'll follow up from Mr. Saxton. Ms. MacEwen, you referenced the TD report on jobs, which is a very good report. This report says ...

Mentioned by CTV News Backbenched: Once again, James Rajotte's phone did not ring When it came time for his Harper liftoff loyalty to be rewarded in 2006 with a cabinet gig by the Prime Minister he helped convince to re-enter politics, Edmonton MP James Rajotte was inexplicably left on the backbench. The oversight had insiders puzzled and ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill S-17, An Act to implement conventions, protocols, agreements and a supplementary ... I call to order meeting number 129 of the Standing Committee on Finance. Our orders of the day, pursuant to the order of reference of Monday, ...

Mentioned by Leduc Representative Change text size for the story With the summer recess quickly approaching for Canadian Parliament, Edmonton-Leduc MP James Rajotte has been working on a number of bills and reports on issues that will not only affect Albertans, but also Canadians across the country. One of the ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Main Estimates 2013-14: Votes 1 and 5 under CANADA REVENUE AGENCY and ... I call this meeting back to order, colleagues, to deal with our second subject matter here this morning. Again, this is the 120th meeting of the ...

Mentioned by The Sudbury Star Alberta MP James Rajotte. (QMI Agency, file) The recommendations, outlined in a finance committee report released Wednesday, call for Canadian banks and financial institutions to uncover beneficial owners of corporations transferring money to offshore accounts. Conservative MP James Rajotte, who ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Income Inequality in Canada Thank you. I'm going to take the final round. In university I actually read that piece by Milton Friedman, although he would describe himself as a ...