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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.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Very proud to watch @pmharper speak to our new legislation to make sure police and security agencies have the tools they need to protect us

Posted on Twitter Owen Millar is 11 years old and wants to help conquer cancer by raising $175,000 in honour of his uncle. Let's help! http://t.co/sBycf2znbu

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Transportation Mr. Speaker, the Port of Metro Vancouver is a critical hub of transportation in this country. That is why we invested so much in the infrastructure ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, it is absolutely unacceptable that VIA Rail used taxpayer dollars in order to ensure that it had seats at various sporting events. This practice ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, indeed the chair of the Transportation Safety Board said today that the Minister of Transport and the department have taken strong action to improve ...

Voted No on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted No on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted No on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt Speaks on James Street Bridge However in Question Period in the House of Commons on Tuesday, the federal Minister of Transportation Lisa Raitt stated, “We are aware that there are negotiations ongoing between Thunder Bay and CN Rail, because CN owns this bridge. If there are responsibilities and liabilities related to bridge repair and ... MP Rafferty asked, “However, it has been a year now since I asked the minister to help get the James Street bridge in Thunder Bay reopened. The loss of this bridge has a significant economic impact on both ...

Posted on Twitter This is a great commercial - grateful for all who have served, serve now and want to serve our country. http://t.co/cYF4SBE3lI

Posted on Twitter .@alexboutilier I didn't have to use any persuasion on the oatcakes. You're just jealous u missed them! #CapeBretonDayOnTheHill

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, I very much appreciate the member's kind wishes, but I knew there was going to be a “but” in there. I am very well ...

Spoke in the House on Transportation Mr. Speaker, obviously our thoughts and prayers are always with the victims of that tragedy in Lac-Mégantic. The Transportation Safety Board, we should also note, is ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, in response to part (a), the Canada Shipping Act, 2001, its regulations and standards require potential polluters to maintain a minimum level of preparedness ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Thank you @VivianBercovici for a great 4 days! We will continue to work with and learn from our friends in Israel on transportation matters

Mentioned by Virtual Press Office (press release) Launch of naming process for replacement vessel for Saint John-Digby ferry ... OTTAWA, Jan. 21, 2015 /CNW/ - Rodney Weston, Member of Parliament for Saint John, and Greg Kerr, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today launched the process to choose a name for the ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter I recently visited the skilled trades facility @sheridancollege to talk about apprenticeships. Learn more here http://t.co/MQ2MYqKBz4

Mentioned by Virtual Press Office (press release) Minister Raitt participates in NAV CANADA'S annual general meeting 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today attended NAV CANADA's annual general meeting where she took the opportunity to raise issues of concern to communities. Minister Raitt's participation follows up on a roundtable held by Minister Raitt and MP John Carmichael in August 2014, where stakeholders considered how all parties – NAV CANADA, airports, airlines, Transport Canada and communities – can better work together to manage and reduce the impacts of aircraft noise.

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Minister Raitt participates in NAV CANADA'S annual general meeting - SYS 14, 2015 /CNW/ - The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today attended NAV CANADA's annual general meeting where she took the opportunity to raise issues of concern to communities. Minister Raitt's participation follows up on a roundtable held by Minister Raitt and MP John Carmichael in August 2014, where stakeholders considered how all parties – NAV CANADA, airports, airlines, Transport Canada and communities – can better work together to manage and reduce the impacts of aircraft noise.

Mentioned by Nassau News Live Minister Raitt participates in NAV CANADA'S annual general meeting 14, 2015 /CNW/ – The Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, today attended NAV CANADA's annual general meeting where she took the opportunity to raise issues of concern to communities. Minister Raitt's participation follows up on a roundtable held by Minister Raitt and MP John Carmichael in August 2014, where stakeholders considered how all parties – NAV CANADA, airports, airlines, Transport Canada and communities – can better work together to manage and reduce the impacts of aircraft noise.

Mentioned by CBC.ca Lisa Raitt heads to Guelph with federal support for 'world-class' auto sector Transport Minister Lisa Raitt — or, at least, a media advisory issued by her office — is promising an "important" announcement "in support of jobs and innovation in Canada's world-class automotive industry" during a visit to Guelph-based Linamar Corporation.

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order as well. In my last answer for the hon. member for Ottawa South, I said the year ...

Spoke in the House on Transport Mr. Speaker, as I said before, and I will be very clear on this matter, I did not know of a notice of defect from GM ...

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