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Conservative MP for Edmonton—Leduc (Alberta)

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

This week

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

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

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 In 30 minutes I’ll proudly stand in HOC to vote for the @ReformAct. Great work by @MichaelChongMP in introducing this important legislation.

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to my friend & former Edmonton MP Anne McLellan on being named as @DalNews’ Seventh Chancellor: http://t.co/6iCOUEKjpD.

A week ago

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 Do you know how to #BeAppSafe with your smartphone? @TELUS & @GetCyberSafe can help: http://t.co/IevCjzDtON

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Statement from @PMHarper congratulating Canadian @TheAcademy winners at the 87th Oscars: http://t.co/k92TP4oVEI.

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to giving an update to the @LeducChamber at their February luncheon today. #cdnpoli

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I present the third petition on behalf of many residents of my constituency and surrounding area. The petitioners call upon the government to recognize ...

Posted on Twitter Today’s grand re-opening of Canada House in the UK can be viewed in photos here: https://t.co/AXAD0KCUSg (featuring @BritishMonarchy!)

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I stand to present a petition on behalf of hundreds of Canadians in the Edmonton area. The petitioners ask that the Government of Canada ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is my honour today to present a petition on behalf of hundreds of people from British Columbia and Alberta who are very concerned ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to take part in this debate on this topic today. At the outset, I want to inform you that I ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Leduc Representative Edmonton-Leduc MP Rajotte looks back on 2014 Edmonton-Leduc MP Rajotte looks back on 2014 0. Tuesday, December 30, 2014 10:10:08 MST AM. For Edmonton-Leduc MP James Rajotte, the best part of the last year has been the trade agreements with other countries. SUBMITTED ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the eighth report of the Standing Committee on Finance. Mr. Speaker, if you will ...

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1) I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, the report of the Canada-United Kingdom ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the seventh report of the Standing Committee on Finance in relation to Bill C-43, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... Thank you, Mr. Adler. I'm going to pose a few questions here. I wanted to follow up with Mr. Gooch on your presentation, and I appreciate ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Report of the Bank of Canada on Monetary Policy I appreciate that. I want to return to the issue of business investment, which has been raised by a number of colleagues here. As you point ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2014 Thank you. Thank you very much, Mr. Adler. I'm going to take the last round we have here today. I think in my limited time I'll ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2014 I appreciate that. Thank you for that. On the second item, I just want to move to Professor Cockfield on the issue of the advisory panel. ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2014 Thank you. I have a couple of comments and I want to put a question. First of all, with respect to you, Ms. Atkinson, I appreciate ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...