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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, 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 ...

Two days ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Marine Safety Mr. Speaker, I will take the specifics of the question to the minister and report back to the House, but when it comes to marine safety, ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, the member well knows that Canada Post is an arm's-length crown corporation that is responsible for its operational decisions. It also has a legislative ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, as the minister has said, and we share that, we are relieved to learn there were no injuries involved in this particular incident. Transport ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, the member should know that in 2012, Canada Post delivered a billion fewer pieces of mail than it did in 2006. In 2013, that ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, the member has it all wrong. The government has been taking a number of important actions with respect to rail safety. Since 2006, we ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, let me begin first by correcting the record. In fact, defence budgets are up consistently year over year under this particular government, and second, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted No on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

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 ...