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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.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Informative meeting with @themarcedmonton, @HudsonsPub and @JamesJoyceYYC. Thanks to @RestaurantsCA for organizing. http://t.co/CHdiNhDDOO

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Didn't vote on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Posted on Twitter Small businesses are drivers of our economy. Acknowledge contributions they make in BDC Small Business Week Oct 19-25 http://t.co/d7055TBm2D

This week

Posted on Twitter My late friend and mentor Jim Flaherty was honoured yesterday in the naming of Canada’s new Finance Building: http://t.co/xyH05qkoCV.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter .@pmharper today announced intention to double the Children’s Fitness Tax Credit, and make it refundable: http://t.co/H47jQnqpqt.

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Posted on Twitter This year’s theme is Families and Finances – it just adds up: http://t.co/gDAH2DEpaG. #FinancialLiteracy

Posted on Twitter National Family Week, Oct. 6-12, is an opportunity to celebrate families & reflect on their importance in our lives.

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted No on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Retirement of Premier of Alberta Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the retirement of my friend and provincial colleague, Dave Hancock. Dave recently announced that he would be stepping down ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Reform Act, 2014 Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure today to rise to speak very proudly in favour of the reform act introduced by my friend and colleague, the ...

More than three months 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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...