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Conservative MP for Calgary Southeast (Alberta)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to the @calstampeders & @Ticats on making it to #GreyCup102! #gostampsgo #CFL http://t.co/RaCz6QfZQ4

Posted on Twitter Celebrated Intl Day of Persons w/ Disabilities at fundraiser for Canadian South Asians Supporting Independent Living. http://t.co/lW7uEeO0BA

Posted on Twitter Great buzz at @JNFca dinner. They've taken a big step up: last yr @HonJohnBaird & I MC'd. This yr it's Martin Short! http://t.co/pL9Q22SyBn

Posted on Twitter J'ai assisté à une messe à la mémoire du ministre libanais assassiné Pierre Gemayel,à la paroisse Our Lady of Lebanon http://t.co/91HCsBtXuC

Posted on Twitter Dropped-by a fundraiser for #Conservative outreach efforts hosted by my friend Dr. Benson Lau. #CPC #cdnpoli http://t.co/nZmPsqIbYE

Posted on Twitter Ran into some hard-working Irish lads at PJ O'Brien's, all of whom are here thanks to the "working holiday" program. http://t.co/72YXJFogxu

This week

Spoke in the House on Poverty Mr. Speaker, yes, we will. We have already done so. While we all continue to hope for the elimination of child poverty one day, the NDP ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, I was disturbed but not surprised to hear the Liberal candidate in Banff say that he was opposed to tax cuts for families because ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, again, in fact our ministry did take action by introducing a new approach toward reconsideration of EI refusals. That now happens quickly, by a ...

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted No on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted Yes on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Spoke in the House on Government Advertising Mr. Speaker, only the NDP could refer to a massive tax benefit for working Canadian families as a binge, a benefit that would provide up to ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, first of all, happily, the youth unemployment rate in Canada is significantly below the average in the developed world. It is below the average ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, the NDP union-run, government-knows-best daycare scheme is anything but universal. Its own plan says it would only benefit 360,000 Canadian households, less than 10% ...

Spoke in the House on Child Care In fact, Mr. Speaker, through our record transfers to the provinces, the Canada social transfer, we have helped to lead to the creation of even more ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, I think the question was criticizing the platform the member was elected on. The electors of Edmonton—St. Albert sent him here to fight for ...

A week 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 ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by USA NEWS 'Police need more powers to combat terrorism,' says Calgary MP WATCH ABOVE: As Carolyn Kury de Castillo reports, website surveillance is one of the locations that is being looked and MP Jason Kenney is pushing for legal changes that would grant much more powers to preventative detention.CALGARY- Prominent ...

Mentioned by mysask.com Young businessman beats former Mulroney aide in hot nomination battle Moulton, 24, had the high-profile support of Employment Minister Jason Kenney and New Brunswick MP John Williamson. His rival Paul Smith, a 50-year-old corporate executive, was a former assistant to Mulroney with big-name backers including Mulroney ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca 'Police need more powers to combat terrorism,' says Calgary MP CALGARY- Prominent Calgary MP Jason Kenney says there are lessons to be learned from the attack on Parliament Hill. Kenney said in order to combat terrorism in Canada, police need more powers. So he is pushing for legal changes that would grant more ...

A month ago

Mentioned by durhamregion.com 'I looked over and I saw people scrambling' MP Jason Kenney has confirmed the soldier shot at the War Memorial on Sparks Street downtown Ottawa this morning has died. next play/pause pre 5/5. DurhamRegion.com. By Lance Anderson. OTTAWA -- Kyle Cavanagh just stepped out of his car when ...

Mentioned by Northumberland News 'I looked over and I saw people scrambling' MP Jason Kenney has confirmed the soldier shot at the War Memorial on Sparks Street downtown Ottawa this morning has died. next play/pause pre 5/5. DurhamRegion.com. By Lance Anderson. OTTAWA -- Kyle Cavanagh just stepped out of his car when ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Bill C-43, An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act Thank you, Mr. Chairman. We do have a number of officials here, from both the Department of Citizenship and Immigration and Public Safety Canada. Thank you. ...

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