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  • His favourite word is transport.

Conservative MP for Essex (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 48.10% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, I have to remind the member that the Conservative government is doing no such thing. Canada Post, which is independent and at arm's length, ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, that is nonsense. Canada Post, in its five-point action plan, in order to turn around its finances, has not proposed privatization. Instead, it proposed ...

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

This week

Spoke in the House on Quebec Bridge Mr. Speaker, there has been no discussion of any transfer. To be clear, we are not interested in that option. CN, which owns the Quebec Bridge, ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, 100% of Canadian families with children under 18 in Essex and across Canada will have more money in their pockets because of our family ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, quite the opposite. The Minister of Transport has been doing everything in her power to ensure that we are responding appropriately with respect to ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House They need to know.

Spoke in the House on Shipping Mr. Speaker, as the member will know, the responsibility for any stranded vessel rests with the owner of the vessel. We do provide an authorization role ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Quite the contrary, Mr. Speaker. In fact, Transport Canada has been consistently hiring inspectors. The member knows that. That is all part of a $100-million investment ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Where I'm going with this is that I'm probing whether there is a sufficient regime in place to track, in an empirical sense, the safety of ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... In rail, you are; in trucking, you're not. It's the contrast I'm getting at, which of course affects liability determination for the product. I want to ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, of course, to our witnesses for participating in hearings regarding the marine mode, and as we're looking at how, if ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our witnesses for appearing. Ms. Legars, I'll start with you. With the global supply chain for handling goods, especially ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to our witnesses. Mr. Nourse, I want to pick up on that line of questioning for a moment. You ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... With respect to the statistics, I'm holding the Transportation Safety Board of Canada's report. They say that there has been a significant downward trend in accident ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... This isn't a theoretical discussion, however. I'm thinking about a report called “Stronger Ties”. It was a report done on the rail safety side by an ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our witnesses for appearing today. Just for the benefit of some background for the public who are listening in, ...

Mentioned by Windsor Star (blog) MP Jeff Watson denounces U of W boycott controversy as 'misguided and hateful' The University of Windsor Students' Alliance has aligned itself with a “misguided and hateful” movement by joining a boycott against Israel, says MP Jeff Watson. The Essex Conservative member of parliament raised the subject in the House of Commons on ...

Mentioned by Windsor Star (blog) MP Jeff Watson denounces U of W boycott controversy as 'misguided and hateful' The University of Windsor Students' Alliance has aligned itself with a “misguided and hateful” movement by joining a boycott against Israel, says MP Jeff Watson. The Essex member of parliament raised the subject in the House of Commons on Monday ...

Mentioned by Windsor Star (blog) Henderson: Jeff Watson stands his ground With four consecutive wins under his belt and his 10th anniversary in office coming in June, Jeff Watson can call himself the billion-dollar MP, the most successful federal representative this region has ever had — at least when it comes to hauling home loot ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Elections Canada drops case against Essex MP Jeff Watson Elections Canada has dropped its case against Essex Conservative MP Jeff Watson. The agency had alleged Watson overspent by almost $11,000 during his 2011 campaign. However, Elections Canada dropped the case. It's been concluded as ...

Mentioned by Windsor Star (blog) Jeff Watson's hospitality expenses in top range for MPs Essex MP Jeff Watson's hospitality expenses over a one-year period were above average among members of Parliament, says a federal report. According to the annual House of Commons members' expenditures report released Monday, Watson spent ...

Mentioned by Windsor Star (blog) New role for Jeff Watson: Parliamentary secretary to transport minister MP Jeff Watson is pictured in downtown WIndsor in this file photo. ... Prime Minister Stephen Harper has given Jeff Watson, the Conservative member of Parliament for Essex, new responsibilities as the parliamentary secretary to the minister of transport.