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Conservative MP for Ottawa West—Nepean (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 44.70% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Discussed the release of political prisoners in #Venezuela with @dsmolansky, Mayor of El Hatillo. #HISF2014 http://t.co/CBHKiwlYg6

Posted on Twitter Canada stands in solidarity with the Government of #Kenya, and will continue to support the fight against al-Shabaab: http://t.co/KwHerQcsZd

Posted on Twitter Talking about #Georgia's involvement with NATO, with former Georgian defence minister @irakli_alasania at #HISF2014. http://t.co/Wb3Viva3VJ

Posted on Twitter Good discussion w @PaulDewar & @A_Sannikov (Chairman, European Belarus Foundation) about Russian aggression #HISF2014 http://t.co/VLXjWaPW4B

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter With @bbclysedoucet at #HISF2014 - one of Canada's most successful journalists http://t.co/Fw1MBDNvux

Posted on Twitter Glad to have my friend & former Swedish counterpart @carlbildt in Canada, one of the statesmen of our times #HISF2014 http://t.co/ushI2AWqsg

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted No on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted Yes on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Mentioned by CBC.ca Museum to reopen in 2017 2:11 About $80.5 million in funding was announced by Canadian Heritage Minister Shelly Glover, who was joined by Ottawa West-Nepean MP John Baird and Ottawa-Orléans MP Royal Galipeau. The money will cover the costs of a new roof, an upgraded facade, ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and loved ones of those who came under attack. When people go to worship at ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Museum to reopen in 2017 About $80.5 million in funding was announced by Canadian Heritage Minister Shelly Glover, who was joined by Ottawa West-Nepean MP John Baird and Ottawa-Orléans MP Royal Galipeau. The money will cover the costs of a new roof, an upgraded facade, ...

Spoke in the House on Presence in Gallery Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order with respect to a matter arising out of question period. I have served in this place for ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for Etobicoke Centre for his leadership in this regard. Canada and our Prime Minister have taken a strong ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Reevely: What John Baird wants, John Baird gets (with video) How Agriculture Canada went from adamantly opposing the surrender of Experimental Farm land for a hospital in 2008 to meekly agreeing in 2014 can be summed up in one sentence: What John Baird wants, John Baird gets. There he was Monday, announcing that The Ottawa Hospital could ... Liberal MP Mauril Bélanger, through whose riding the parkway runs, filed a formal inquiry about it and got a written answer in the House of Commons last week. “On July 8, 2014, the Minister of Foreign Affairs” — Baird, that is ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Reevely: What John Baird wants, John Baird gets (with video) How Agriculture Canada went from adamantly opposing the surrender of Experimental Farm land for a hospital in 2008 to meekly agreeing in 2014 can be summed up in one sentence: What John Baird wants, John Baird gets. There he was Monday, ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, on human trafficking, Canadians can be very proud of the leadership of the member for Kildonan—St. Paul. Canada is assisting ISIL's victims of sexual ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Editorial: Build a new Civic hospital Ottawa Hospital president and CEO Dr. Jack Kitts, left, and MP John Baird, the minister responsible for the National Capital Commission, announce a Carling Avenue land lease to the Ottawa Hospital for a future hospital campus on Monday. Jean Levac ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Sun Civic hospital to get new campus on NCC land The Central Experimental Farm “right across the street” will be leased to the Ottawa Hospital, said Ottawa West-Nepean MP John Baird. “This will enable it to build new world-class health care and teaching facilities,” Baird said, calling it a “tremendously ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to part (a) of the question, this change was not preceded by consultations. On July 8, 2014, the Minister of Foreign Affairs ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, obviously working on a combat mission with the United States is an important part of the attack on terrorism in Iraq and the threat ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, as I said, that did not come up in the meetings we had with my U.S. counterpart. The combat mission is an important part ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, we welcome Secretary Kerry who is visiting Ottawa and expressing his solidarity and the solidarity of the United States of America with Canada, with ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Protection of Children and Youth in Developing Countries Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and colleagues. Just a few short days ago I got back from Iraq where I was joined by two of ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, L20 and L25 under ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and honourable committee members. I welcome the opportunity to speak with you again about the international priorities of our government ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-6, An Act to implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair and members of the committee. I am pleased to have the opportunity to talk to you about Bill C-6 today. As you ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-6 An Act to implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Arctic Foreign Policy and Main Estimates 2013-14: Votes 1, 5, 10, ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and thank you very much, Minister. It's a real pleasure to be here to update you on our government's foreign ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on the situation in Mali Thank you very much, Mr. Chair and colleagues. Thank you very much for the opportunity to be with you today. I'd like to say at the ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Role of the Private Sector in Achieving Canada's International Development Interests, Expenditure ... Thank you very much. I want to thank you for the opportunity to be with you this afternoon. I will keep my comments short and I ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2011-12: Votes 1b, 5b, 10b, 15b, 17b, 30b and ... Thank you very much. I won't speak for very long, so there will be more opportunity for questions and answers, or responses sometimes. I'm very pleased ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 2, G8 Legacy Infrastructure Fund, of the Spring 2011 Report of ... He said he wouldn't miss it, for the record. He wishes Deepak was here; don't we all. Deepak is representing the Government of Canada at a ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-42 An Act to amend the Aeronautics Act

Introduced legislation Government bill C-33 An Act to amend the Railway Safety Act and to make consequential amendments to the Canada Transportation Act