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  • His favourite word is budget.

Conservative MP for Edmonton—Leduc (Alberta)

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

A week 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 ...

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Posted on Twitter Proud to second @MichaelChongMP’s #ReformAct14 in the House of Commons. More information can be found here: http://t.co/TGeVk0dpsw #cdnpoli

Three weeks ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter The Finance Committee was pleased to host a discussion with a parliamentary delegation from Nigeria this morning. http://t.co/m74F9lpxEy

A month ago

Posted on Twitter I was proud to rise in the HOC yesterday to recognize Purple Day, an effort dedicated to awareness about epilepsy: https://t.co/IsIfx7Zjyn

Spoke in the House on Purple Day Mr. Speaker, I rise today wearing the colour of the Caesars, not simply in tribute to history but to raise awareness of epilepsy. Indeed, like the ...

Posted on Twitter Pleased to meet with Edmonton Fire Chief Ken Block today in Ottawa. #cdnpoli http://t.co/ycWuHCCCh4

Posted on Twitter My statement on the resignation of @JimFlaherty as Canada's Finance Minister: http://t.co/dshWwOVqmj. #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Today @PMHarper & @GH_Park concluded the Canada-Korea FTA, the first free trade agreement in the Asia-Pacific region: http://t.co/1Vipv3GGo8

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, following the usual friendly and amicable consultations among all the parties, I believe you will find unanimous consent for the following motion: That the ...

Spoke in the House on Fair Elections Act Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to take part in this debate. I will not presume to be as eloquent or as passionate as the previous ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, despite a fragile global recovery, our Conservative government has a very strong record of carefully managing our finances. In fact, the IMF says we ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Retirement Congratulations Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize a great Canadian, Reg Milley, who just this week retired after almost a decade of serving as president and ...

More than three months ago

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 in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the third report of the Standing Committee on Finance, entitled, “Income Inequality in Canada: ...

Spoke in the House on First Nations Elections Act Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I believe if you seek it, you will find unanimous consent to revert to tabling of reports ...

Spoke in the House on Taite Boomer Memorial Brain Tumour Foundation Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize an incredible young man from my constituency, who was taken far too soon, and the legacy that lives on ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-48, An Act to amend the Income Tax ... Thank you very much, Mr. Jean. I'm going to take the next Conservative round here, if that's okay. Mr. Kingissepp, I really appreciated your presentation because ...