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  • His favourite word is jobs.

Conservative MP for Whitby—Oshawa (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 58.40% of the vote.

Yesterday

Mentioned by Pincher Creek Echo Special coverage: Jim Flaherty's state funeral 0 TORONTO — He my have been short in stature but Jim Flaherty was a giant on the world stage. Nearly 2,000 people packed downtown Toronto's St. James Cathedral and overflow areas Wednesday to say goodbye to Flaherty — the man they knew as a ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Dignitaries fill St. James for Flaherty funeral DURHAM -- The funeral procession for Jim Flaherty wound its way through downtown Whitby Wednesday afternoon bound for Toronto for the state funeral celebrating the life and contributions of Whitby-Oshawa MP and former federal finance minister Jim ...

Mentioned by National Post 'The best finance minister per inch in the world': PM leads tributes at Jim Flaherty ... TORONTO — Former Finance Minister Jim Flaherty was remembered for his self-deprecating humour, intense love of family and devotion to a country he saw through tough economic times at a packed state funeral service in a Toronto cathedral Wednesday. ... MP Kellie Leitch, who lives in the same Ottawa condo building and reportedly administered CPR to Mr. Flaherty the morning of his death, gave an especially emotional ode to her mentor and fellow Irish MP, a man she called her “champion.” She also gave a ...

Mentioned by OurWindsor.ca Jim Flaherty: A political career DURHAM -- As the community remembers Jim Flaherty this week, it's remembering a man whose stellar career was cut short just as he was preparing to move on to the next chapter. Mr. Flaherty was born in Lachine, Quebec and was one of eight children.

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Harper Pays Tribute To Flaherty In Funeral Speech (FULL TEXT) Ontario MPP Christine Elliott, left, hugs MP Kelly Leitch in front of the casket of her husband, the late former federal finance minister Jim Flaherty, during visitation in Whitby, Ont., on Tuesday, April 15, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Christine Elliott Honours Jim Flaherty With Poem, 'Death Is Nothing At All' Christine Elliott, the wife and political partner of former finance minister Jim Flaherty, paid tribute to her late husband Wednesday in perhaps the perfect fashion. At a state funeral in Toronto's St. James Cathedral, where mourners from all political stripes wore ...

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Didn't vote on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Didn't vote on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Didn't vote on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Didn't vote on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter It has been an honour to serve Canada. Thank you for the opportunity. http://t.co/vIbBNgT0wY

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I wonder when the member for Wascana will apologize to the Minister of Transport for his misogynist remarks.

Spoke in the House on Consumer Protection Mr. Speaker, our government takes the issue of fraud very seriously. We have been consulting with Canadians to update the consumer protection code. It is very ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, the fact remains that over one million net new jobs have been created since the end of the recession. Over 85% of them have ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-U.S. Relations Mr. Speaker, I was taught by Peter Hogg as well. I got an A in the tax course. The question is an important one. It is ...

Spoke in the House on Finance Mr. Speaker, I am still in Finance, unlike the member for Markham—Unionville. We are all agreed on this side of the House that once the budget ...

Posted on Twitter Skier Sarah Burke Remembered in Heart-Shaped Olympic Tribute http://t.co/3v6wONc8Ox via @mashable #wearewinter #proudCanadian

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, I think we made it quite clear that we have frozen EI rates because of fragility in the global economy and not wanting, at ...

Spoke in the House on Intergovernmental Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank the hon. member from Peterborough, Ontario for the question. Ontario received almost $19.2 billion in federal transfers this year, which is an ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, because of our government, Canadians enjoy the lowest taxes they have had in 50 years. We have done something that Liberals and NDP people ...

Posted on Twitter Thanks for following everyone! #eap14 #cdnpoli http://t.co/EQKsLKYrZw

Posted on Twitter Telling Canadians about the contents of #eap14. #cdnpoli http://t.co/SDw7igXKn5

Posted on Twitter Non-stop interviews! #eap14 #cdnpoli http://t.co/zu3ZArM4Ux

Posted on Twitter Attending a Cabinet meeting with less than an hour ago to go. #cdnpoli #eap14 @pmharper http://t.co/vmjhgkcecg

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-4, A second act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... Colleagues and members of the finance committee, I know you work very hard, and I appreciate what you do. The consultations you do matter a lot ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-4 A second act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 21, 2013 and other measures

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-60, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... Thank you, Chair. It's good to be here with the finance committee and the members of the committee. This is a hard-working committee, of course, particularly ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-60 An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 21, 2013 and other measures

Introduced legislation Government bill C-48 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act, the Excise Tax Act, the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act, the First Nations Goods and Services Tax Act and related legislation

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-45, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I am joined this evening by officials from various departments that are responsible for various aspects of the bill. As you know ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-46 An Act to amend the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act

Introduced legislation Government bill C-45 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 29, 2012 and other measures

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-38, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... Thank you, Chair. I will make my comments relatively brief to allow sufficient opportunity for the committee's questions. First, before I begin, let me congratulate the ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-38 An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 29, 2012 and other measures

Introduced legislation Government bill C-28 An Act to amend the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Act

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-13, An Act to implement certain provisions of the 2011 budget ... Thank you, Chair. I'm here, of course, with officials from the Department of Finance who can be helpful on any technical questions after I make some ...