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  • His favourite word is pension.

Conservative MP for New Brunswick Southwest (New Brunswick)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 56.60% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted Yes on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted Yes on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Posted on Twitter 8:33pm at our National War Memorial and the end of the day. http://t.co/k5VUyX3tco

Posted on Twitter Good news: @TJProvincial: Canadian Forces Base Gagetown to be reopened to hunters Thursday http://t.co/SilkE7NHG0

Posted on Twitter Very good to have House of Commons guards with sidearms, protecting Parliament, its workers and visitors. http://t.co/ldM01tXd7L

Posted on Twitter 8:08am on Parliament Hill for Atlantic Caucus. A dozen RCMP vehicles are here. It is a nice morning, very quiet, probably b/c I'm late.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Lobbing hand grenades and planting IED's have a devastating human toll: http://t.co/fKmJQaTq7N

A week ago

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Conservative MP criticizes military's directive to not wear uniforms in public A Conservative MP whose riding includes one of the country's biggest army bases is unhappy with a military directive telling soldiers to avoid wearing their uniforms in public. John Williamson, who is also a member of the Commons defence committee, ...

Mentioned by Bridge River Lillooet News Conservative MP criticizes military's decision on uniforms, war memorial OTTAWA - A Conservative MP whose riding includes a major military base is criticizing a directive which tells soldiers to avoid wearing uniforms in public. John Williamson, who is also a member of the Commons defence committee, tweets that the sight of ...

Mentioned by CTV News HOLD Conservative MP criticizes military's decision on uniforms, war memorial OTTAWA -- A Conservative MP whose riding includes a major military base is criticizing a directive which tells soldiers to avoid wearing uniforms in public. John Williamson, who is also a member of the Commons defence committee, tweets that the sight of ...

Mentioned by CTV News NB MP criticizes military's decision on uniforms, war memorial OTTAWA -- A Conservative MP whose riding includes a major military base is criticizing a directive which tells soldiers to avoid wearing uniforms in public. John Williamson, who is also a member of the Commons defence committee, tweets that the sight of ...

Mentioned by CTV News Military decisions on uniforms, war memorial criticized by Tory MP John Williamson, who is also a member of the Commons defence committee, tweeted that military uniforms are as symbolically important as the re-opening of Parliament, which resumed Thursday in the aftermath of the previous day's deadly shooting at the ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Conservative MP criticizes military's directive to not wear uniforms in public A Conservative MP whose riding includes a major military base is criticizing a directive which tells soldiers to avoid wearing uniforms in public. John Williamson, who is also a member of the Commons defence committee, tweets that the sight of uniforms is as ...

Posted on Twitter General Lawson's decision that honour guards not be posted at War Memorial is similarly misguided. These guards should be armed, not removed

Spoke in the House on Canadian Determination Mr. Speaker, the attack in Ottawa yesterday morning was an evil attempt to hurt and kill innocent, unsuspecting Canadians, men and women living their daily lives, ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Government of New Brunswick Mr. Speaker, New Brunswick Liberals were elected to govern my province for the next four years. I am ready to work with them to advance the ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Related to Elections Canada and the Member for Selkirk-Interlake ... Thank you for inviting me here today to discuss my private member's bill, Bill C-518. Quite simply, this bill will penalize politicians who break the law ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, 70 years ago, brave Canadian troops valiantly fought in the Battle of Normandy, on D-Day. This was a defining moment in our nation's history. ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Mr. Godin, I would like to remind you that Moncton, Saint John and Fredericton are not the only places in the southern part of the province. ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY ESTABLISHMENT, Vote 1 under ... A point I'd like to make while you're here with your officials is that the government is on track to balance the budget, but as the ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Sexual Assault in the Military Thank you, Chair. General Lawson, thanks to you and your team for being here. I appreciate your coming before us today and, in particular, your statement ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Ms. Gionet, my name is John Williamson and I am a member of Parliament for a riding in New Brunswick. You have huge challenges to overcome ...

Spoke in the House on Tanker Traffic Mr. Speaker, the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will soon decide whether or not the massive Downeast LNG project in Washington County, Maine, will proceed. Yet, ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you. In discussing the north, you mentioned several key mandates: civilian, environment, safety. One that was missing, from my point of view, was both to ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on The Economic Situation of Canada's Minority Linguistic Communities Whatever you're doing in Moncton, just keep doing it. It is a source of pride in the province, where you have Fredericton as the government operation ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America It's good to have you both here today. My colleague opposite seemed surprised at the idea that North Korea could slip and somehow be permitted to ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the Council of Canadian Academies today released a report on hydraulic fracturing. Our government is already working with partners to study the impact of ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, unlike the leader of the third party, our Conservative government knows that budgets do not balance themselves. Waiting for someone else to make the ...

Spoke in the House on Protecting Taxpayers and Revoking Pensions of Convicted Politicians Act Mr. Speaker, there are a couple of points I would like to make in concluding this second hour of debate. I appreciate some of the comments ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I present a petition from my constituents on the changes that are happening at Canada Post. I, of course, have made my own views ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-519 An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (motor vehicle fuel)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-518 An Act to amend the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act (withdrawal allowance)