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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 Please welcome @KVickers to Twitter - Canada's hero and our new ambassador to Ireland. #digitaldiplomacy

Posted on Twitter Today, 70 years since the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, the world has to reflect on the evil of the Holocaust. http://t.co/3N9lg9hsiU

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, as announced on October 26, following Tunisia’s legislative elections and again following the first and second rounds of the presidential election, Canada is pleased ...

Didn't vote on Vote #311 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Posted on Twitter Statement on #Malaysia's continued use of the Sedition Act: http://t.co/Q5Pm53xI76 @CanadaMalaysia

Posted on Twitter Condolences to the families of police officers killed in Maguindanao, #Philippines. Canada continues to encourage efforts to achieve peace.

Posted on Twitter For the first time ever, an all-woman contingent marched in #India's #RepublicDay parade today http://t.co/8gBxeKLFbT http://t.co/BusG8iFlZK

Posted on Twitter #India's pride, colours and bright future are on shining display for #RepublicDay today. गणतंत्र दिवस की बधाई और शुभ कामनाएं @CanadainIndia

This week

Mentioned by CBC.ca John Baird, Iranian minister invited to 'make or break' Syria talks in Davos Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has been invited to a high-level meeting this week about the future of Syria — one that could include his Iranian counterpart. ... Missing meeting would be 'abdication of Canada's role in foreign affairs': Liberal MP.

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Letter: Selective Conservative thrift John Baird, Ottawa-West Nepean MP and minister of foreign affairs, speaks with the Ottawa Citizen editorial board at the Ottawa Citizen Tuesday, December 9, 2014. Share Adjust Comment Print. Re: John Baird, Ottawa's other mayor, Dec. 30. John Baird's ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Baird slams 'provocative' action by Palestinian Authority John Baird, Ottawa-West Nepean MP and minister of foreign affairs, speaks with the Ottawa Citizen editorial board at the Ottawa Citizen Tuesday, December 9, 2014. (Darren Brown/Ottawa Citizen). Ottawa Citizen. Share Adjust Comment Print. The Canadian ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I have been here every day this week during question period to be accountable and the member for Ottawa Centre has not asked a ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Where is the Christmas spirit over there?

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, I listened with great interest to the speech of my friend from Northwest Territories. I want to refer to some of the things he ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Sutcliffe: A chance to fix at least two of Ottawa's mistakes While local MP John Baird has been a champion for Ottawa and has spearheaded investments in projects like the Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre, the prime minister and most of cabinet seemed to cringe at every cost associated with the capital. Ottawa was ...

Voted No on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted Yes on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted No on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Mentioned by Ottawa Sun Ottawa's NAC to get $110M facelift NAC - National Arts Centre to get $110M makeover The new futuristic look of the NAC was unveiled at a Wednesday press conference. From left: Adrian Burns, acting NAC chairwoman, MP John Baird, Heritage minister Shelly Glover, NAC Director Peter ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Government of Canada Announces Historic Investment to Transform and ... The Honourable John Baird, Member of Parliament (Ottawa West-Nepean), and the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced that the Government of Canada will invest $110.5 million for the ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, obviously, we are prepared to work to support young people all over the world, but this government makes no apologies for the tough sanctions ...

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, that is a ridiculous question. The Twitter campaign was designed to promote our values, our country, our culture, our foreign policy and our development ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the men and women of our armed forces are very focused on their current mission, which is twofold: to provide support and advice and ...

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 ...

More than 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 ...

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