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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

Posted on Twitter And on the lobster @ #YHZ I should add a cooked lobster for $10 is a bargain compared to other airport food prices. http://t.co/P66DZWjmz6

Posted on Twitter Trying to get home, flights delayed and I'm waiting at #YHZ but (!) I remembered the lobster stand in Halifax airport http://t.co/aUrRSLpeQJ

Two days ago

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

Posted on Twitter 5am day started w/ @KRozenberg realizing my flight departed at 7am, not 7pm. Teddy isn't much happier under the seat. http://t.co/Q2YZzwVvDj

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

This week

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, millions of families across Canada will benefit from our government's family tax cut and benefits plan, but New Brunswick residents are deeply concerned about ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes 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 LCdr Kelly Williamson, far right, @KRozenberg on exercise as a member of Canada's Disaster Assistance Response Team. http://t.co/sDxcf0hNTJ

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, Canada's natural resource sector supports an impressive 1.8 million good paying jobs. It accounts for nearly 20% of our economy and provides government tax ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter A model for NB @trentfraseryqr: Saskatchewan from highest % of seniors in Canada to 7th. Our children are staying & working @PremierBradWall

Posted on Twitter No surprise reaction to pay cut for carriers was negative when Brunswick News editorials call for higher minimum wage http://t.co/fIRdjIi2H9

Mentioned by Benefits Canada Commons votes to revoke pensions of convicted MPs The House of Commons has passed a bill that would revoke the pensions of politicians convicted of serious crimes. Moved by Conservative MP John Williamson, Bill C-518 would apply to future occasions when an MP or senator is convicted of crimes such as ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Bay Today Senators to tackle bill that would revoke pensions of convicted parliamentarians OTTAWA — A bill that would revoke the pensions of convicted parliamentarians has passed the Commons, leaving the Senate with a politically sensitive debate. Conservative MP John Williamson's private member's bill would apply to any future occasions ...

Mentioned by Westman Journal Senators to tackle bill that would revoke pensions of convicted parliamentarians OTTAWA - A bill that would revoke the pensions of convicted parliamentarians has passed the Commons, leaving the Senate with a politically sensitive debate. Conservative MP John Williamson's private member's bill would apply to any future occasions ...

Mentioned by Bay Today Senators to tackle bill that would revoke pensions of convicted parliamentarians OTTAWA — A bill that would revoke the pensions of convicted parliamentarians has passed the Commons, leaving the Senate with a politically sensitive debate. Conservative MP John Williamson's private member's bill would apply to any future occasions ...

Mentioned by Coast Reporter Senators to tackle bill that would revoke pensions of convicted parliamentarians Conservative MP John Williamson's private member's bill would apply to any future occasions where an MP or senator is convicted of certain crimes. The money contributed to the pension by the government would be revoked, but the parliamentarians would ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Should MPs Who Violate The Elections Act Get Their Full Pension? OTTAWA — MPs will vote Wednesday on a bill that would strip convicted federal politicians of a large part of their gold-plated pensions. Conservative MP John Williamson said the bill aims to close a loophole that allows MPs and senators convicted of a ...

Spoke in the House on Protecting Taxpayers and Revoking Pensions of Convicted Politicians Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague from Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor. His explanation of the bill was both fair-minded and quite elegant. He did a good job ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on Canada's Response to ISIL Thank you, Chairs. Ministers, Monsieur Jean, and General Lawson, thank you for joining us today. It's very good to hear from all of you. I'll get ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you, Chair. I appreciate it. Gentlemen, it's good to see you here today. Thank you for joining us. Professor Berkok, I want to probe a ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you, Chair. Although I'm tempted to discuss the number of ships that the Irving shipbuilding...or the shipbuilders will ultimately deliver, I would suggest just for ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Gentlemen, it's very interesting to hear your comments, and thank you for joining us today. I have a quick comment just to put Mr. McCallum's comments ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, hon. colleagues, there is good reason to be pleased with the 2014 economic action plan. Our hard work is paying off; it is paying ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America General, I don't have too many questions, but I'm curious to know this, as you've thought about it. What are the privacy issues in the nation ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY ESTABLISHMENT, Vote 1b ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Minister, it's good to see you and your officials here today. I see that DND is requesting $652 million for the “Funding ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, New Brunswick Premier Brian Gallant had a very simple message during this year's provincial election for anyone wanting to frack natural gas in New ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America That's interesting. I think you make a good point but do we not risk.... I'm going to touch on where I think Mr. Daniel is going ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, Canadians know that the Liberal leader will raise taxes and make life more difficult for families. Whether through a job-killing carbon tax or clawing ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing on Canada's Naval Current Situation Renewal and Modernization That's a very good answer, particularly your concern for how we're going to pay for this. You and I spoke to one another just before the ...

More than three months ago

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, ...

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 ...

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)