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Conservative MP for Ottawa West—Nepean (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Delighted to be announcing new Honorary Consul to #Oman, Ali Daud. Our relations are going from strength to strength. http://t.co/WOTYpM3dBk

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter In #Oman. Went to a great reception with local & Canadian businesspeople, inc these reps from Montreal-based @CAE_Inc http://t.co/zZfP0NiNWz

Posted on Twitter Great to meet Canadian servicemen & women at North Camp in Sinai, serving with Multinational Force & Observers #Egypt http://t.co/fd4TWXhKq4

Posted on Twitter Toured Sinai to learn about the insurgency and border area. Briefed by Canadian & MFO Commander Denis Thompson #Egypt http://t.co/ZN2nZVVH2d

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Canada condemns the killing of innocent civilians seeking refuge from violence in #SouthSudan @UNmisspio http://t.co/jhole1Qs3R

Posted on Twitter These sweet breakfast dishes - fatayer and konafa - are dangerously good!! #Egypt http://t.co/CzqQea4JUF

This week

Mentioned by Orangeville Banner Home News Incumbent Tory MP Tilson to face challenge for... Paul Hong, a lawyer and former policy advisor in the offices of John Baird, Lawrence Cannon, David Emerson and Jason Kenney, will challenge MP Dave Tilson for the nomination in Dufferin-Caledon. Caledon Enterprise. By Tonda MacCharles/Torstar.

Mentioned by Toronto Star Incumbent Tory MP Tilson to face challenge for 2015 nomination Paul Hong, 34, a lawyer and former policy advisor in the offices of John Baird, Lawrence Cannon, David Emerson and Jason Kenney, will challenge MP Dave Tilson for the nomination in Dufferin-Caledon, the Star has learned. Hong, a Korean-Canadian who ...

Mentioned by Caledon Enterprise Home News Incumbent Tory MP Tilson to face challenge for... Paul Hong, a lawyer and former policy advisor in the offices of John Baird, Lawrence Cannon, David Emerson and Jason Kenney, will challenge MP Dave Tilson for the nomination in Dufferin-Caledon. Caledon Enterprise. By Tonda MacCharles/Torstar.

A week ago

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen MPs call for action on Barrhaven rail problems Three MPs held a meeting late Wednesday afternoon regarding reported signal problems at Via Rail crossings, according to Ottawa West-Nepean MP John Baird's office. The meeting included Baird, Nepean-Carleton MP Pierre Poilievre and Transport ...

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, we are aware of this abduction in Cameroon. We are exploring all possible avenues to get more information, and we are in contact with ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Ottawa railway crossings experience more signal problems OTTAWA — There were signal issues again Monday morning at two Ottawa railway crossings, days after local MP John Baird and Mayor Jim Watson demanded Via Rail fix issues nearby. There were issues with “automatic warning devices” at the railway ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, all Canadians can be tremendously proud that the Government of Canada has taken perhaps one of the strongest reactions to what we see going ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Special Economic Measures Act Mr. Speaker, pursuant to section 7 of the Special Economic Measures Act, I have the honour to table in the House, in both official languages, copies ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canada warmly welcomes this very important agreement. This agreement is a testament to the determination of both President Aquino and the Philippine people, who ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, I am very happy to announce the completion of the sale of our high commission in Mayfair. We have sold it for $565 million. ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, the government tabled the 2011-12 “Progress Report on Canada’s Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security” in Parliament on January 31, 2014. The government ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Baird to run in new riding of Nepean, other parties see his old riding as winnable Baird to run in new riding of Nepean, other parties see his old riding as winnable. Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird's plan to run in Nepean makes his Ottawa West-Nepean riding winnable for other parties. ... Conservative MP Steven Fletcher and Minister of State for Science Ed Holder, pictured at a Conservative caucus meeting held after news hit Parliament Hill that former finance minister Jim Flaherty had died of a massive heart attack in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright. Conservative MP Steven ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, today we learned the troubling news that in just 10 days, the Crimean parliament wants to hold a referendum on leaving Ukraine and joining ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, there are no plans to fill the position of Ambassador of Fisheries Conservation at this time given that most of the current work being ...

More than three months ago

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