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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.

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Transportation Mr. Speaker, obviously, budgets wait until budgets are actually revealed, but what I can tell the member is that this government has made substantial investments in ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, Canada Post, an independent crown corporation, is responsible for its own operations, which include its commercial and financial decisions. Canadians are choosing means other ...

Mentioned by Lifesite MP Jeff Watson backs push for unborn victims bill after man faces one murder ... WINDSOR, February 27, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- In an open letter to the father of the unborn child murdered at seven months gestation along with her mother Cassandra Kaake, Essex MP Jeff Watson called for Parliament to revive and pass the Unborn ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for Beauport—Limoilou for his question and for his concern, which we share, for the health of his ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, the member will know that Canada Post is an arm's-length crown corporation that makes strategic decisions about its future and its operations on a ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Shipping Act, 2001 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to be here today to speak about Canada's current role in dealing with the ongoing issue of abandoned vessels and wrecks ...

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

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

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

Mentioned by Windsor Star (blog) Verbatim: Essex MP Jeff Watson's Open Letter To Father Of Windsor Murder ... Verbatim: Essex MP Jeff Watson's Open Letter To Father Of Windsor Murder Victim's Unborn Baby. An undated Facebook image of Windsor resident Cassandra Kaake, who was found murdered in a home on Benjamin Avenue on Dec. 11, 2014. (The Windsor ...

A week ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on VIA Rail Canada Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in debate today. Passenger rail has played a critical role in our country's development, and the service provided by ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Transport Mr. Speaker, first of all, we are obviously relieved to hear that there were no injuries as a result of this particular incident. For the benefit ...

Spoke in the House on Quebec Bridge Mr. Speaker, as the owner of the bridge, Canadian National is responsible for maintaining it and keeping it safe. As I said before, our government committed ...

Mentioned by Windsor Star (blog) NDP candidate Tracey Ramsey seeks to unseat Watson in Essex federal riding It's time for change in Essex County — Change that won't happen with Jeff Watson as MP, says the NDP's new federal candidate for the riding. “I would say that a lot of families are feeling left behind in the riding,” said Tracey Ramsey, 43. “A lot of people are ...

Mentioned by Windsor Star (blog) Essex MP Jeff Watson announces $83900 in local accessibility grants Essex MP Jeff Watson announced Friday that the North American Black Historical Museum, Assisted Living Southwestern Ontario and Family Services Windsor-Essex will share almost $84,000 from the federal government's Enabling Accessibility Fund.

Three months ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you, Chair. Actually, the Liberal Party did oppose the creation of the Parliamentary Budget Office, if I remember the votes exactly on that one. Mr. ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. There was not a single question from across the way on the safety management systems or the transportation of dangerous goods. That ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...