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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 Deeply concerned by EU Court's potential delisting of Hamas - Canada considers Hamas to be a terrorist organization. http://t.co/mz38RtaCR4

Posted on Twitter Sat down with Henry Kissinger to get his perspective on things. He's seen a lot in his 91 years. http://t.co/N2AGUzrliX

Posted on Twitter "Canada supports a future for #Cuba that fully embraces freedom, democracy, human rights & rule of law." http://t.co/k0iDsI21xD @CanEmbCuba

Posted on Twitter "Canada was pleased to host senior officials from US & Cuba. I congratulate them on their successful dialogue and negotiations." - @pmharper

Posted on Twitter Les mariages précoces et forcés menacent la vie et l’avenir de 15 millions de filles chaque année. http://t.co/sGQs5wp9tH

Posted on Twitter Proud that the @UN resolution to #endchildmarriage led by Canada & Zambia will be officially adopted later this week. http://t.co/HqIwnYZ7QH

This week

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?

A week ago

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

Voted No on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

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 ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca National Arts Centre in Ottawa gets $110M for makeover Shelly Glover, the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, and fellow Conservative MP John Baird announced the performing arts centre would receive $110.5 million from the federal government for its "architectural renewal." The changes ...

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Is Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird Ottawa's uber mayor? Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson met and made peace last week after a dust-up over the city's $3-billion light rail plans, but the federal regional minister for Ottawa holds “enormous” influence in a role that's coloured by partisan politics, observers say. “If it's not aligned with their political ... This is how they treat another political party,” Liberal MP David McGuinty (Ottawa South, Ont.) said in an interview, speaking about the federal Conservatives. “Because Mr. Watson came from a ...

Mentioned by CTV News CTV QP's lookahead: Baird in London, new security bill and harassment on the hill Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird is set to present former British foreign secretary (and current MP) William Hague with a “special award” at the Canadian High Commission in London Monday. Baird will present the award as part of an event ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

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 ...

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