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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.

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Air Transportation Mr. Speaker, to the specifics of the member's request to this government, I will take it under advisement and report back to the House. However, when ...

Spoke in the House on Transportation Mr. Speaker, as the member would know, Marine Atlantic is an independent crown corporation responsible for its operational decisions. That corporation has the responsibility to ensure ...

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted Yes on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, I listened closely to the member's intervention. Obviously, this bill would help Canada fulfill its important commitments with respect to international protocols without binding ...

Voted Yes on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

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 in the House on Georgian Bay Channel to Lock 45 – Port Severn Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise today to speak to the motion at hand, sponsored by the member for Simcoe North. I want to ...

Spoke in the House on New Democratic Party of Canada Mr. Speaker, the NDP insists that it will not pay back money that it misspent to send out inappropriate and partisan mail-outs. This is unacceptable to ...

Two months ago

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 in the House on Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act Mr. Speaker, with my earpiece in, I believe I only heard the word “consent”, but said no.

Spoke in the House on Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act Mr. Speaker, the matter immediately before the House is the use of time allocation, which I point out is routinely used by Liberal majority governments in ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Chair, it is my privilege to be able to have the service in this House in my language, which is English. My testimony in this ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you, again, Mr. Vice-Chair. It might be instructive in light of Mr. McGuinty's lines of questioning to have at some point Transport Canada, perhaps before ...

More than three months ago

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 ...