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Conservative MP for Eglinton—Lawrence (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 46.80% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Les jeux @TorontoPanAm laisseront des infrastructures de classe mondiale à la région du Grand Toronto et au Canada (2)

Posted on Twitter Les nouvelles médailles dévoilées hier @TorontoPanAm rappelleront durablement l’excellence en athlétisme (1) http://t.co/QzqwT6wWkn

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter The @TorontoPanAm Games will provide a legacy of world-class venues here in the GTA and across Canada (2)

Posted on Twitter The new @TorontoPanAm medals unveiled today will be a lasting reminder of athletic excellence (1) http://t.co/2wGGFhvSki

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Le Fonds pour l’accessibilité élimine les obstacles et offre aux Canadiens un meilleur accès aux programmes et aux services #TOpoli

Posted on Twitter En appuyant des organismes comme @BethTzedec, nous améliorerons notre qualité de vie (1)

A week ago

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

Spoke in the House on Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act moved that bill be read the third time and passed. Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to voice my support for Bill C-26, the tougher penalties for ...

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

Spoke in the House on Rise in anti-Semitism Mr. Chair, there is a duality to Jewish identity and Jewish life that is perhaps unique in Canadian history. On the one hand, individually and collectively, ...

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

Didn't vote on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Didn't vote on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Joe Oliver Broke Government's Own Rules With Speeches Contract: Liberals Liberal MP David McGuinty accused Finance Minister Joe Oliver, then the natural resources minister, of ordering the approval of a $9,200 payment that his own department said contravened contracting policies. The $9,202.50 payment was for “after-the-fact” ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Joe Oliver's staff broke rules for former PMO staffer, Liberals allege Finance Minister Joe Oliver's staff broke government rules for awarding contracts and paid a former senior Conservative official $9,209.50 to write a speech, a Liberal MP alleged Wednesday. Oliver was natural resources minister at the time that his chief of ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Joe Oliver Broke Government's Own Rules With Speeches Contract: Liberals Liberal MP David McGuinty accused Finance Minister Joe Oliver, then the natural resources minister, of ordering the approval of a $9,200 payment that his own department said contravened contracting policies. “Treasury Board contracting rules are in place ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Eve Adams faces challenge in Toronto riding 'well-served' by Joe Oliver One local businessman says the riding of Eglinton—Lawrence is “well-served” by Conservative MP Joe Oliver. Another resident is troubled by an MP from a distant suburb in the GTA being parachuted into Toronto. And one voter is open to hearing ideas from ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Eve Adams Confirms She Aims To Run Against Joe Oliver, Will Move To Toronto OTTAWA — New Liberal MP Eve Adams has confirmed she plans to run against Finance Minister Joe Oliver and move to the Toronto riding of Eglinton—Lawrence. “It's critical to reach out and take back riding after ... After HuffPost first reported on Monday that Adams planned to run in Eglinton—Lawrence, the provincial member of Parliament for the riding Liberal Mike Colle told The Canadian Press that if she became the candidate it would be over his dead body. Colle said it was “preposterous” for a Harper Tory ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Eve Adams Aims To Run Against Joe Oliver In Toronto Riding OTTAWA — Newly minted Liberal MP Eve Adams plans to run against Finance Minister Joe Oliver in the Toronto riding of Eglinton–Lawrence, The Huffington Post Canada has learned. Adams, the MP for Mississauga–Brampton South who shocked political ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, I am so proud of what our government has achieved: lower taxes for four million Canadian families, job creation for almost 1.2 million Canadians, ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, the PBO is one of many forecasters and has shown that the government can in fact reach a balanced budget next year, which we ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, Canadians understand that we have a highly diversified economy. The manufacturing sector is something that we are proud of and that will continue to ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, as I have said, we will not have a budget before April because of the current instability in the market. We want to have ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, as I explained before in French, we do an analysis of every single proposal. It was not necessary to do an employment count because ...

Spoke in the House on Federal Surplus Mr. Speaker, we will balance the budget and grant long-term transfers to the provinces and territories. Federal support has reached historic levels of $65 billion and ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman and ladies and gentlemen. I appreciate the opportunity to meet with the Standing Committee on Finance to discuss Bill C-43, ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... Thank you very much for the opportunity to appear before the committee for the first time in my new role, to discuss economic action plan 2014. ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-31 An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 11, 2014 and other measures

Introduced legislation Government bill C-22 An Act respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing the Nuclear Liability Act and making consequential amendments to other Acts

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Votes 1b, 5b, 15b, 20b and 25b under ... Thank you very much. While these proposals are perhaps the most well-known, there are a number of other pipeline proposals that clearly demonstrate the advantages Canada ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-5 An Act to amend the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act and other Acts and to provide for certain other measures

Introduced legislation Government bill C-61 An Act to amend the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act and other Acts and to provide for certain other measures

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Main Estimates 2013-14: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Good afternoon, everyone. I appreciate the opportunity to meet with the committee. Mr. Chair, members of the committee, we all ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2012-13: Votes 1b, 5b, 10b, 15b, 20b, 25b and ... Good morning. Thank you for this opportunity to meet with the committee. Mr. Chair, members of the committee, since the government's economic action plan was first ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee of the Standing Committee on Finance on Bill C-38 committee on Bill C-38, Part 3 (Responsible Resource Development) Thank you. I want to thank you for the opportunity to meet with the finance subcommittee with respect to responsible resource development. Accompanying me are the ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Main Estimates 2012-13: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 ... Good morning and thank you. Mr. Chair and members of the committee, thank you for the opportunity to meet with this committee. As a government, our ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2011-12: Votes 1b, 5b, 10b, 15b, 20b, 25b and ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Merci. Thank you all for this opportunity to meet today with the Standing Committee on Natural Resources. This is my ...