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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

Voted Yes on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted Yes on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted Yes on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Motor Vehicle Safety Act Mr. Speaker, I am always pleased when I get to rise in this House to participate in important debate. We are talking today about a private ...

This week

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I am glad to have the opportunity to address the question from the hon. member for Québec regarding the modernized federal environmental assessment regime ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, first, let me correct the record that in fact there are no cuts, but only increases going forward to provincial health care budgets. Let ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, the government is committed to the safety and security of Canadians and communities, and a safe, dependable, modern transportation system to support the continuing ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, as the member well knows, Canada Post has seen a continuing plummeting of volumes of individual-addressed mail. In fact, there were 1.2 billion fewer ...

Spoke in the House on Quebec Bridge Mr. Speaker, as owner of the bridge, Canadian National is responsible for its maintenance and safety. In August 2013, Transport Canada inspected the rail section of ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, as the member knows, in 2013 Canada Post delivered 1.2 billion fewer letters than it did in just 2006. She may also know that ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the member will know that even though the Port of Québec is independent and arm's length in its operations, we have made it very ...

Three weeks 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, ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... For the committee's benefit, I would like each of the companies to come back with numbers on how many inspections you conduct, and how many audits ...

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 for appearing. For the benefit of the public watching, it was Mr. McGuinty who was begging ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 212 to 233 and 375 of Bill C-31, ... Thank you to our officials for appearing today as we look into clauses in the budget implementation act, Bill C-31, that apply to matters of substance ...

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 the Minister of Transport 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. Watson was named by Harper on Thursday as he announced a new list of ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Unifor plans rally outside Essex MP Jeff Watson's office Wikimedia Commons/Public Domain Conservative MP Jeff Watson. Members of Canada's largest private sector union are taking the fight to Essex MP Jeff Watson's turf Thursday to protest what they see as an “autocratic” government. Workers from Unifor local ...