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Conservative MP for Elgin—Middlesex—London (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 57.50% of the vote.

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

This week

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I believe if you seek it, you will find unanimous consent to see the clock as 5:30 p.m.

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 22nd report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs. The committee ...

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

Didn't vote on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada In praise of the airless rooms of parliamentary committees Joe Preston begs to differ. A longtime Conservative MP from southwestern Ontario whose chairmanship of the procedure and House affairs committee has spanned six years, Preston is a true believer in the power of the little room. “It becomes a far more ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 21st report of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs in relation ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the following reports from the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs: the 19th ...

Mentioned by Journal Karen Vecchio seeking federal Conservative nomination for Elgin-Middlesex ... - St. Thomas Times ... long-time boss as the federal Conservative candidate for Elgin-Middlesex-London. Vecchio, an executive assistant to E-M-L Conservative MP Joe Preston since 2008, announced Wednesday she'll seek the party's nomination for the next federal election. ... “Because Joe is still the Member of Parliament, I think it's really important that the policy is still left to the Members of Parliament and not so much with the campaign or the nomination process.” Despite summer polls that showed the federal Conservatives running ...

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1) I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the report of the Canadian Delegation of the Commonwealth ...

Spoke in the House on Support for Volunteer Firefighters Act Mr. Speaker, I will give it another try. If the House gives its consent, I move that the 18th report of the Standing Committee on Procedure ...

Posted on Twitter Starting to feel unloved @kady: Why do people keep denying Joe Preston consent to concur in the committee membership renewal report? #Hw”

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Orders 104 and 114, I have the honour to present in both official languages the 18th report of the Standing Committee ...

Spoke in the House on Clean Water Initiative Mr. Speaker, recently, along with the Minister of Public Works, I was pleased to celebrate major milestones of a project I have supported since 2006, the ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Or should I say. I am fawned of it

Posted on Twitter I love it.

Mentioned by Journal Elgin-Middlesex-London MP Joe Preston targets penalty for not filling out ... - St. Thomas Times Joe Preston is using his final chance to move a private member's bill in the House of Commons to make good on a long-standing election promise. Preston, who is soon to retire as Conservative MP for Elgin-Middlesex-London, introduced a bill Monday to ...

Posted on Twitter Attending the Ontario Home Builders Association. The London Home Builders are Local Association of the Year. Well deserved. #buildingbest

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-625 An Act to amend the Statistics Act (removal of imprisonment)

Posted on Twitter With@jeffyurekmpp at the Rodney Fair. Great volunteers. 160 years http://t.co/5v7iPsZ2RM

Two months ago

Mentioned by Journal St. Thomas and Elgin to benefit from federal funding - St. Thomas Times Pictured are Bill Prieksaitis, left, (Elgin County Stewardship Council, Treasurer); Graham Decow (Elgin Stewardship Council Project Coordinator); MP Joe Preston; Betsy McClure (Kettle Creek Conservation Authority, Stewardship Coordinator); Michelle ...

Posted on Twitter Tasty fish fry at the Wiarton Masonic Lodge. Took the whole family. Great volunteers. Great food. #evenhadpie

Mentioned by Journal Karen Vecchio, executive assistant for MP Joe Preston, leaning toward seeking ... - St. Thomas Times Karen Vecchio says she's leaning toward seeking the Conservative nomination for Elgin-Middlesex-London when her boss, MP Joe Preston, steps down. But Vecchio says she's focused on her job as Preston's executive assistant for the time being and ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Journal Being MP 'most boring...exhilarating job', says Joe Preston - St. Thomas Times Joe Preston freely admits that, when he was first elected in Elgin-Middlesex-London in 2004, he had next to no understanding of what a member of Parliament actually did, day to day. He was Hamburger Joe, a nickname he still happily uses. He understood ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Effects of ... You were already into the business. They know Canadian products there well and around the world, so that's incredible. Dan, I loved what you said about ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Effects of ... Yours is an agricultural product that needs more than just the seed market directly. Something else has to be done, whether it's crushing in order to ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Effects of ... I understand. I'm not sure what the next step towards that is. You mentioned something else today about the health benefits of maple syrup. This is ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Effects of ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and thank you both for being here. I'm going to cover a couple of different areas. I'll start with where ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Effects of ... Thank you very much, Chair. Thank you all for coming today. It's great to have you here, but I thank both of your industries for what ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Effects of ... Thank you. Thank you all for coming today. First of all, Ms. Morris, you said in your opening comments that artisanal cheese and yogourt products have ...

Spoke at the Liaison committee on Committee Business, Election of Chair, and Election of Vice-Chair I don't mean to take all of the votes, but Mr. Warkentin did such a great job on this committee the last time too, and he's ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Effects of ... Well, that box is empty, but I plan the ones at my house not to be. I'm also in the restaurant business, selling pizza. But Dr. ...