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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 Thank-you to Doctors Asha & Arun Seth for their hospitality at event in support of #CPC outreach efforts. http://t.co/ipMspjdpCp

Posted on Twitter Honoured to celebrate Black History w/ friends at Praise Cathedral! http://t.co/cIsCLBCnFv

Posted on Twitter I'm rooting for @Seahawks in #SB49. Punter Jon Ryan's a #Regina boy & brother in law to House Speaker @andrewscheer http://t.co/Ku4rq5jnw0

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter We've introduced legislation to give law enforcement the tools they need to protect Canadians from terrorism http://t.co/OTlT4iuvhS #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter On a déposé un projet de loi qui renforce les outils pour suivre des menaces terroristes & mieux protéger les Cdns : http://t.co/C3h31uliLg

Posted on Twitter Congrats to #Toronto on being named "best city in the world" by @TheEconomist: http://t.co/5VE0gjEFGp. Clearly they didn't look @ #NHL teams

Mentioned by Virtual Press Office (press release) Minister Kenney tours Assiniboine Community College and discusses Canada ... BRANDON, MB, Jan. 29, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Jason Kenney, Minister of Employment and Social Development, joined Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament for Brandon–Souris, at Assiniboine Community College today, where they spoke with ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, the results are clear. Canada has one of the best job-creation records in the developed world, with the creation of some 1.2 million net ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Jason Kenney: Anti-Terror Bill Needs To Walk Fine Line Employment and Social Development Minister Jason Kenney sits next to Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau during an event marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day and the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau Tuesday January 27, 2015 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld ... But the police need broader powers to deal with those doing the radicalizing, suggested Conservative MP Tim Uppal, who is also the minister of state for multiculturalism. "If the police are doing their ...

Voted No on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted No on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted No on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for Don Valley for his question and his support for tax fairness for families. The package introduced by our government ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, in fact, this is a massive tax saving for families with kids to help them cover the cost of taking care of their children. ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, the fact of the matter is that Statistics Canada has never surveyed reserves for the labour force survey, including under the 13 years of ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, let us be clear. The NDP's only economic policy is to increase spending, taxes, the deficit and debt. All that does is kill jobs. ...

Spoke in the House on Intergovernmental Relations Mr. Speaker, this government has significantly increased transfers to the provinces, and in particular to Quebec. We are talking billions of dollars. Quebeckers want to see ...

Two months 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 Yahoo News Canada (blog) Conservative attempt to embarrass Liberal candidate ends up embarrassing Tories 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 ...

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