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Conservative MP for Ottawa West—Nepean (Ontario)

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

Three days ago

Mentioned by Windsor Star Music, main estimates and elections that didnt happen Speculation has been rife about former foreign affairs minister John Baird's future since he announced his surprise resignation from Parliament on Feb. 2. The Gargoyle has given serious thought to the sort of work an ex-foreign minister might want.

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Didn't vote on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Posted on Twitter Busted!! RT @iaincredible ICYMI @TorontoPolice conclude @Baird mastermind behind the #TorontoTunnel

Posted on Twitter Feel v lucky to have 50k followers! Been busy sorting things out recently, but some tweets about Ukraine, family pets, etc to resume soon...

A week ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Out for dinner... just chose the Keystone Chardonnay from California - nice name!

Mentioned by Toronto Star John Baird greets Queen in London as 'foreign affairs minister' OTTAWA — John Baird, the Conservative MP who quit as foreign affairs minister earlier this month, hobnobbed with the Queen Thursday at the reopening of Canada's high commission in London because the renovation was his project, the government ...

Mentioned by National Post Queen opens refurbished Canada House in London with — wait, what? — ex ... Mohamed Fahmy, the Canadian journalist jailed in Egypt, says John Baird ruined his chance at freedom · Full Pundit: Will Canada survive its non-French-speaking foreign affairs minister? Russian bank that hired John Baird's onetime chief-of-staff removed ...

Posted on Twitter Sad to hear of the loss of former MPP Leo Jordan. #onpoli

Mentioned by www.insidebrockville.com/ MacLeod to stay in provincial politics Ottawa-West Nepean MP John Baird stepped down from his seat earlier this month to pursue a new career in the private sector. Speculation that MacLeod would abandon her campaign for leadership of the provincial Progressive Conservatives immediately ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Lisa MacLeod won't seek John Baird's federal seat Nepean-Carleton MPP Lisa MacLeod won't run for a seat in federal Parliament, she said Tuesday morning. The Progressive Conservative legislator abandoned her campaign to lead her provincial party after federal MP John Baird, who also represents part of ...

Mentioned by OurWindsor.ca MacLeod to stay in provincial politics Ottawa-West Nepean MP John Baird stepped down from his seat earlier this month to pursue a new career in the private sector. Speculation that MacLeod would abandon her campaign for leadership of the provincial Progressive Conservatives immediately ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter One week, 23 boxes to archives!!

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Big job for @PierrePoilievre... but he is smart and hardworking... will do well!

Spoke in the House on Resignation of Minister Mr. Speaker, let me start by saying how overwhelmingly optimistic I am about the future of this country, optimistic because over the past nine years, I ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on Canada's Response to ISIL Thank you. As of today, our total humanitarian assistance to Iraq has amounted to about $67.4 million. This makes us the fourth-largest contributor of aid to ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canada considers the punishment of Mr. Badawi to be an insult to human dignity. It is of extreme concern for us. We continue to ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, no government in the world has stood up stronger than Canada in our support of the Ukrainian people. Canadians can be very proud of ...

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 ...

Three 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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