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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 Met w Honduras counterpart @MireyaAguero. Our countries are celebrating a Free Trade Agreement http://t.co/kvxsVLsk1U http://t.co/8s4p8mP1SI

Posted on Twitter Congrats to #Ottawa girl Qiyu Zhou on winning the under-14s world chess championship in Durban this week

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #238 That Standing Order 11(2) be replaced with the following: The Speaker or the Chair of Committees of the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That this question be now put.

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada John Baird: Battling Terrorists In Iraq, Elsewhere Will Take Time OTTAWA - As the federal cabinet considers sending fighter jets to Iraq, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird suggests Canada and other countries could be in for a long mission. Baird predicts that battling extremists in Iraq and elsewhere will take time and says ...

Posted on Twitter -@CarlBildt- definitely one of the most distinguished and capable FMs in the world...sad he is stepping down...glad we are still friends.

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada NCC seeks proposals to redevelop LeBreton Flats The National Capital Commission is seeking proposals to redevelop LeBreton Flats into a “world-class destination.” NCC CEO Mark Kristmanson, Chair Russell Mills and MP John Baird, minister responsible for the NCC, put out a call on Tuesday for ...

Posted on Twitter J’ai hâte de voir les plaines LeBreton atteindre leur plein potentiel en tant que destination de calibre mondial!

Posted on Twitter Heureux d’aider au lancement de la demande de qualification pour le réaménagement des plaines LeBreton ce matin @CCN_NCC

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to seeing LeBreton Flats reach its full potential as a world-class destination!

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, whenever this government has sent or renewed combat missions, we have always consulted Parliament and had a vote. Let me tell the House what ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted No on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

This week

Mentioned by Ottawa Business Journal McGuinty calls on Baird to relinquish regional minister duties Ottawa South Liberal MP David McGuinty is calling on Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird to give up his responsibilities as regional minister. Liberal David McGuinty, Ottawa South MP. Mr. McGuinty told OBJ the decision to move the Capital Infocentre off ...

Didn't vote on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Coastal Fisheries Protection Act I agree with him on everything.

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, following receipt of new information and further investigation and analysis, these entities are being removed from the list. They were deemed to be sufficiently ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Tunney's Pasture Master Plan Approved by National Capital Commission The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, along with the Honourable John Baird, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Member of Parliament for Ottawa West-Nepean, announced today that the Tunney's Pasture Master Plan ...

Mentioned by MSN Canada Stephen Harper confirms 69 advisers to Iraq ahead of MP debate But Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird later clarified in an interview with Evan Solomon, host of CBC News Network's Power & Politics, that Harper has authorized "up to" 69 advisers, but not all are in place yet. With that question answered, NDP foreign affairs ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for Elmwood—Transcona for his leadership in this regard. I can confirm that Canada is sending a large electoral ...

Mentioned by MSN Canada Stephen Harper confirms 69 advisers to Iraq as MPs set to debate mission Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird later clarified in an interview with Evan Solomon, host of CBC News Network's Power & Politics, that Harper has authorized up to 69 advisers, but not all are in place yet. With that question answered, NDP foreign affairs critic ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), (b), and (c), applications for permits to export military goods or technology are assessed against a number of criteria, one ...

Three weeks 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 in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, the convention itself allows for interoperability. Obviously, we have important NATO obligations. We have to work with our closest friend and ally, not just ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, we are immensely concerned about Iran's nuclear program. We remain concerned about its abysmal and deteriorating human rights record and its material support for ...

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, we have a different legislative framework in Canada, but our commitment to the prohibition of these terrible weapons of mass destruction is real and ...

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