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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 Visited the Comox Air Force Museum which showcases the many achievements of West Coast military aviation history http://t.co/IPcGHRZqmk

Posted on Twitter As a #Calgary MP, I was delighted to inspect the @RCN_MRC's impressive Halifax Class Frigate HMCS Calgary. #yyc http://t.co/eJz5UwX8Db

Posted on Twitter Touring the @RCN_MRC's revamped submarine HMCS Chicoutimi, which just finished successful sea trials. http://t.co/yMltUKqbNW

Posted on Twitter Impressive Guard of Honour at CFB #Esquimalt. Proud of the men and women of the Royal Canadian Navy @RCN_MRC. #Navy http://t.co/wkPXOY3ucO

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Deeply disturbed to learn that courageous Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov has been murdered. RIP. http://t.co/oNtYmtln20

Posted on Twitter Just arrived @RCN_MRC Base Esquimalt serendipitously to see HMCS Vancouver (Halifax Class frigate) coming into port. http://t.co/My84SPGsku

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, it would be inappropriate to talk about the details of someone's private health care matters. Having said that, I have instructed my department to ...

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

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

This week

Spoke in the House on Rise in anti-Semitism Mr. Speaker, I wish to thank you for the opportunity to open this important debate in committee of the whole on the growing wave of anti-Semitism ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, both the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces are aware of this troubling case. The Canadian Forces health services group is ...

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for his question and his leadership on this issue. Indeed, I want to acknowledge the member for Mount Royal for ...

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, of course, the House knows that the Canadian Armed Forces are engaged in this multi-country, international coalition involving western democracies and Arab countries against ...

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 ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Anti-Semitism Mr. Speaker, I move, seconded by the member for Mount Royal: That a take-note debate on the subject of the troubling rise in anti-Semitism around the ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, sadly, the comments of the Liberal critic echoed those of the so-called security expert of the Liberal leader, Mr. Leslie, who said that the ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence It is an important mission that the Liberal Party opposes, Mr. Speaker. This government committed from the beginning that we would release the costs in the ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by National Post John Ivison: In Jason Kenney, Harper needs to keep his most reliable minister ... Jason Kenney has mused openly to Cabinet colleagues and his own staff about quitting politics and joining the priesthood. People close to Mr. Kenney dismiss this as “urban legend.” “Rumours notwithstanding, he hasn't been to seminary and doesn't belong ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Pierre Poilievre Takes Charge Of One Key To Conservative Election Win If the Conservatives plan to make jobs, the economy and the war on terror the main issues in the 2015 election campaign, a 35-year-old MP who's spent the bulk of his working life in politics has just taken over one third of that platform. Pierre Poilievre, the man likely best known for championing last year's changes to Canadian election law, is replacing Jason Kenney as minister of employment and social development. Poilievre is taking over for a minister widely acknowledged to have the best grasp on his files in a ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Pierre Poilievre takes charge of one key to Conservative election win ... a 35-year-old MP who's spent the bulk of his working life in politics has just taken over one third of that platform. Pierre Poilievre, the man likely best known for championing last year's changes to Canadian election law, is replacing Jason Kenney as minister ...

Mentioned by Toronto Sun MP Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on ... Jason Kenney takes over Nicholson's old post as national defence minister. And Pierre Poilievre is promoted from minister of state to take over Kenney's job as minister of employment and social development, a job that puts him in charge of a department that ...

Mentioned by National Post National Post View: Jason Kenney is the right man to take on the challenge of ... Shortly after Eve Adams crossed the floor to the Liberals, the Prime Minister's Office announced a major cabinet shuffle, moving Rob Nicholson to Foreign Affairs and Jason Kenney to Defence. Nicholson, who was in the Defence role, moves into the spot abandoned by John Baird last week and Kenney ... The Calgary MP has proven to be one of the best managers Mr. Harper has in his government. Time and again, Mr. Kenney has been given difficult files and handled them competently. Since 2007, as Minister of ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Jason Kenney — the minister in charge of winning the election Moving Jason Kenney to National Defence hands the former employment minister a load of problems while giving Harper one undeniable benefit: his government's most effective communicator front and centre on the security file. And Kenney will have a lot of ... Time will tell whether the Ottawa MP's abrasive personality — and the kind of attack-dog tactics he displayed as he pushed a bill through Parliament to change our electoral laws — will help or hinder the Conservatives on this front. It all depends on whether ...

Three months 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. ...

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