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Conservative MP for Calgary Southeast (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 76.30% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Had fun taking q's from grade 9 class at Christ the King School in #YYCSE. Was pajama day, but I didn't get the memo! http://t.co/nkCaTFuoiw

Posted on Twitter Earlier this year, I was honoured to welcome Coptic Pope Tawadros II for his month-long visit: http://t.co/Ck6UR9NbmA http://t.co/mSxMQM20nq

Posted on Twitter Cette année j’ai eu l’honneur d’accueillir le Pape Tawadros II au CDA pour sa visite d’un mois http://t.co/fSa1ROwbRs http://t.co/99uJKbtAKu

Posted on Twitter Good to work with provincial/territorial colleagues to launch the Canada Job Grant this year: http://t.co/f06ZzNF1NN http://t.co/IpwAztj3eD

Posted on Twitter J’ai travaillé avec mes collègues provinciaux et territoriaux afin de lancer la Subvention canadienne pour l’emploi http://t.co/JTbU8pScF6

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Spoke to @YYCCanadianClub this evening about the Canadian economy and our jobs agenda http://t.co/2z3fGykhNj http://t.co/UChPZJE1Vz

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for Elmwood—Transcona for his excellent work in fighting for the families of Winnipeg and asking for family tax fairness, which ...

Voted No on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted Yes on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted No on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted No on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, first of all, let me join all of our colleagues in welcoming the hon. member for Whitby—Oshawa to the House of Commons. We know ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, here is some analysis. We have the lowest number of Canadians living in poverty in our country's history. There are 1.4 million fewer Canadians ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, as the Prime Minister underscored, the NDP does not understand that we have an obligation to deliver public services efficiently. We have done just ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Unfortunately, Mr. Speaker, the hon. member is mistaken about the nature of the case. Obviously I cannot comment on details of a matter that is sub ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Child Care Mr. Speaker, we have done the opposite through our significant, in fact enormous, increases in the Canada social transfer to provinces. They have been able to ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I must correct what the hon. member just said because it was completely wrong. To begin, with respect to health insurance for failed refugee ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, any time there is a process where people are applying, the normal process is for those applications to be considered in the order in ...

Mentioned by Windsor Star (blog) Den Tandt: These seven stand good chance to lead Tories in post-Harper scenario Jason Kenney: Now minister of employment and multiculturalism, the Calgary-based MP is widely deemed to be among the government's most capable ministers, and the front-runner to succeed Harper. As the Ipsos-Reid data set from May 2, 2011 showed ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-2015: Votes 1b and 5b under HUMAN RESOURCES AND ... Thank you very much, Chairman. Colleagues, it's good to see you. You've asked me to come here to discuss our supplementary estimates, which are before you. ...

Mentioned by Bay Today Kenney:Social security backlog 'unacceptable' OTTAWA - Employment Minister Jason Kenney says the massive backlog plaguing the government's social security tribunal is unacceptably large. Kenney says the government was unaware when it formed the new panel in the spring of 2013 that ... Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner asked the minister at a committee hearing why it took more than a year to bring on additional staff to handle the backlog as it's swelled to more than 11,000. The tribunal was ostensibly created to provide a more efficient appeal process for those ...

Mentioned by Westman Journal Kenney calls social security backlog unacceptable, accused of dragging heels OTTAWA - Employment Minister Jason Kenney says the massive backlog plaguing the government's social security tribunal is unacceptably large. Kenney says the government was unaware when it formed the new panel in the spring of 2013 that it was ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Tories Pressured To Apologize After Sun Retracts Story On Liberal Sun Media regrets the error," read a tiny correction box published Tuesday in the Ottawa Sun. Four Conservative MPs, including Employment Minister Jason Kenney and Banff-Airdrie MP Blake Richards, last week used the story to accuse Raynolds and the ...

Mentioned by National Post Conservative attempt to embarrass Liberal candidate ends up embarrassing ... OTTAWA — An attempt by the Conservatives to catch a prominent Liberal candidate with his foot in his mouth has instead wound up biting several Tory MPs, including senior cabinet minister Jason Kenney. The political sting operation — just the latest in a series of covert Tory efforts aimed at ... Blake Richards, the Conservative MP for Banff-Airdrie, denounced Raynolds for what he called “insulting and condescending” comments. Two other Alberta MPs, Chris Warkentin and Kenney, the employment minister, also ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Simcoe.com Bruce-Grey MP presents apprentice certificates Recently, local MP Larry Miller awarded apprenticeship completion certificates to local apprentices in the Grey County area in honour of them completing their apprenticeship training and becoming certified Red Seal journeypersons in their respective trades. Miller awarded the certificates on behalf of Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development. Recipients of the Apprenticeship Completion Certificates will be receiving the Apprenticeship Completion Grant (ACG). This grant is awarded in the ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015: Vote 1 under CANADA INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS BOARD, Vote 1 ... I'm really delighted the committee has decided to take up a study of the renewal of the labour market development agreements. This is important stuff. As ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-2014: Votes 1b and 5b under HUMAN RESOURCES AND ... Well, thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Congratulations on your election. I know you've served on this committee for many years, and I'm glad to see ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Obligations of the Department of Citizenship and Immigration under the Official Languages ... Thank you very much. Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman and dear colleagues. I am pleased to be here with my officials to participate in your ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Expenditure Plans for Citizenship and Immigration in 2012-13 and Main Estimates 2013-14: ... Good morning, and thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm accompanied by Deputy Minister Neil Yeates; Les Linklater, ADM for policy; Robert Orr, ADM for operations; and Amipal ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Bill C-425, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act (honouring the Canadian ... Thank you to our officials for being here. Thank you, colleagues. I appreciate this opportunity to speak in support of the private member's bill moved by ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Study on the Canadian Entertainment Software Industry Thanks very much, Chairman. First, let me sincerely apologize to you and members for my absence last Thursday. I believe there was a miscommunication between my ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Bill C-43, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act ... Chairman, first of all, thanks to all members of the committee for your consideration of Bill C-43, which I understand has just been adopted here at ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-43 An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

Introduced legislation Government bill C-31 An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Balanced Refugee Reform Act, the Marine Transportation Security Act and the Department of Citizenship and Immigration Act

Introduced legislation Government bill C-56 An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act

Introduced legislation Government bill C-37 An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act

Introduced legislation Government bill C-35 An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act