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Conservative MP for Halton (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Mentioned by InsideHalton.com Canada Post workers present 12, 000 postcards to MP Lisa Raitt Canada Post Union members and community partners presented more than 12, 000 signed postcards to MP Lisa Raitt Minister of Transport on Friday at her constituency office. The petitions were to request that the Federal Conservative government and ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Great time at the PC Leadership convention in St. John's! Great energy and great people. Best wishes to the 3 candidates.

This week

Posted on Twitter Bon 70e anniversaire à la grande famille FedNav. Vous êtes un succès dont nous sommes fièrs. Bravo!

Posted on Twitter Happy 70th Birthday to the FedNav family! A great Canadian company that we are very proud of. #CanadianShipping

A week ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Transport Canada - Media Advisory – North Peace Regional Airport OTTAWA, Sept. 8, 2014 /CNW/ - Bob Zimmer, Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, will be joined by Fred Jarvis, Chair, North Peace Airport Society, to announce Government of ...

Posted on Twitter Atlanta for ACI-NA gathering. http://t.co/w1DnkR570q

Posted on Twitter Just realized I had 1 weekend without kids sports! Soccer ended August 24 and Hockey started today. Lots of driving and logistics to plan!

Mentioned by South Asian Link Infrastructure Improvement! Nina Grewal, MP (Fleetwood-Port Kells), on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, joined with the federal government's funding partners to mark the final completion of the Roberts Bank Rail Corridor infrastructure improvement projects.

Posted on Twitter Honor your loved ones lost to suicide and raise awareness for suicide prevention. Follow @keane_lynn and #raiseHOPE. #308Conversations

Two weeks ago

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 ...

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 ...

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