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  • Her favourite word is rail.

Conservative MP for Halton (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2011, with 54.50% of the vote.

Yesterday

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Government slow to table monitoring reports on marine oil spills Transport Minister Lisa Raitt, left, tabled a Transport Canada report this month on the department's Marine Oil Spill Preparedness and Response Regime covering the period from 2006 to 2011. Liberal MP Geoff Regan and NDP MP Hoang Mai criticized the ...

This week

Mentioned by OurWindsor.ca Federal government needs to come clean on Pickering airport While consultation on the Pickering airport lands is all well and good, after 40 years what's required is clarity. Federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Ajax-Pickering MP Chris Alexander on Aug. 21 held several roundtable discussions on the future of the ...

Mentioned by Fairview Post Feds fund improvements to Peace River Airport Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament for Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced an investment of $11,395,372 over two years for the rehabilitation of Runway 04-22 and Taxiways A and B, and work on the subdrains at the Peace River Airport. ... This investment will enhance the safety and efficiency of the air service, while contributing to the economic and social well-being of the local communities in the region,” said Chris Warkentin, M.P. for Peace River. “We are ...

Mentioned by Alberta Daily Herald Tribune GP Airport lands federal funds Steve Robichaud, left, a maintenance worker at the Grande Prairie Airport, and Peace River MP Chris Warkentin drive the only aircraft rescue firefighting vehicle on the tarmac at the airport on Tuesday. Warkentin was at the airport on behalf of Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, to announce that the ... Member of Parliament for Peace River Chris Warkentin was at the airport on Tuesday on behalf of Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport. He announced the Canadian government is investing $5,536,924 toward the purchase of a ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Harper government announces an important investment at Grande Prairie Airport GRANDE PRAIRIE, AB, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament for Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today announced that the Government of Canada is investing $5,536,924 for the ...

Posted on Twitter CTV News Toronto- Kit Currie Missing - YouTube http://t.co/nLpA7ys7q4

Posted on Twitter Beautiful tribute to Robin Williams by Billy Crystal at #emmys2014.

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Media advisory - Transport Canada - Peace River Airport OTTAWA, Aug. 22, 2014 /CNW/ - Chris Warkentin, Member of Parliament for Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will be joined by Thomas Tarpey, Mayor of Peace River, to make an important announcement. MP ...

Posted on Twitter Thank you Wayne for your outstanding service and congratulations Janice on your well-deserved appointment! http://t.co/1BHhrojh57

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter JC's Dodgers v Jays. Beautiful day for a ball game.

Posted on Twitter Championship game for JC's Oakville Minor Baseball Association team.

Posted on Twitter Congrats to Maryam Mirzakhami - the first woman to win the Fields Medal for mathematics http://t.co/2TxGCUuzKn http://t.co/3oJeA4qXsE

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Transport Mr. Speaker, car companies in our country are required to notify Transport Canada of any defects and process the recall as soon as they are aware ...

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted Yes on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Transportation Mr. Speaker, indeed Marine Atlantic is an arm's-length crown corporation. It has the responsibility to ensure that investments by Canadian taxpayers are best used and continue ...

Voted Yes on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Air Transportation Mr. Speaker, the carriers from the U.S. and Europe utilize the same standard every day as they fly through our airspace. As a result, there has ...

Spoke in the House on New Democratic Party of Canada Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the chair of the transport committee for this important question. It is true that the rules have been very ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, I too have heard about the issue with respect to what is happening in terms of Cape Breton and this line. The rail line ...

Spoke in the House on Quebec Bridge Mr. Speaker, in this country we have rules that we expect railways to follow. They are very clearly set out in the Railway Safety Act. We ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, in 2013, the ministers announced that we would be moving ahead with the world-class tanker safety program. Indeed, we struck a panel. That panel ...

Spoke in the House on Transport Mr. Speaker, just to be clear, there have been nine complaints in Canada regarding this faulty ignition switch. Two of them have ended in tragedy, and ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness and Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canada ... Mr. Chair, it's very nice to be at this committee. I don't often appear here; I don't ever appear before the agriculture committee actually, but it's ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under CANADA POST CORPORATION, Vote 1 under ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. It's great to be here today. It's nice to see everybody. I'm going to take us through our main estimates ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Vote 5b under INFRASTRUCTURE, COMMUNITIES AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL AFFAIRS, ... Thank you very much. Mr. Chair, thank you very much for inviting me today to meet with you and your committee members. I'm looking forward to ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-3 An Act to enact the Aviation Industry Indemnity Act, to amend the Aeronautics Act, the Canada Marine Act, the Marine Liability Act and the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Engaging Experience: Opportunities for Older Persons in the Workforce and Main Estimates ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the members of the committee as well for giving me the opportunity to talk to you ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Fixing the Skills Gap: Addressing Existing Labour Shortages in High Demand Occupations, ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Mr. Chair, members of the committee, it was only a short while ago that Minister Finley and I were here ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-44, An Act to amend the Canada Labour Code and the ... Thank you very much. Mr. Chair, thank you. Thank you, committee, for inviting me here today. I echo Minister Finley's comments. As she has already stated, ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-39 An Act to provide for the continuation and resumption of rail service operations

Introduced legislation Government bill C-33 An Act to provide for the continuation and resumption of air service operations

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2011-2012: Votes 1b, 5b and 7b under HUMAN RESOURCES ... Thank you very much, Minister. Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. If I may, I'd like to introduce my deputy minister, Hélène Gosselin, who is here ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-6 An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of postal services

Introduced legislation Government bill C-5 An Act to provide for the resumption and continuation of air service operations