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Conservative MP for Halton (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That Standing Order 11(2) be replaced with the following: The Speaker or the Chair of Committees of the ...

Didn't vote on Vote #237 That this question be now put.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Marine Transportation Mr. Speaker, when Transport Canada officials assess projects or when they are undertaking whether or not vessels can be utilized in certain harbours and safe ports ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted No on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Hey @DQCanada - former Dairy Queen worker writes heartfelt thank you note to former boss: http://t.co/WctYmrlQ8N http://t.co/cKAHxPGwV1

Posted on Twitter "@globeandmail: From Jeffrey Simpson: http://t.co/DPoMkNsVkd" Would love to get feedback on this column.

Posted on Twitter Congrats to my friend Curtis on becoming a Canadian Citizen today! http://t.co/WFv3hUOJ4N

Posted on Twitter @MeganLeslieMP @achres @blacksheep_inn Megan will call for my resignation in House as quick as any other Opp MP. But we sing well 2gether

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, the hon. member can note that not only did we announce that act, we brought it into place in order to ensure that on ...

Posted on Twitter @MeganLeslieMP @blacksheep_inn thanks my partner!! We need to bring our band back together! Prefer to be with you on stage!

Posted on Twitter Congrats to Canadian Welding Bureau on opening the Welding Education & Training Centre of Excellence in Alberta! A global leader in welding!

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, I welcome the question from the opposition member, because we have been doing so much on this file since 2006. We have issued protective ...

Voted Yes on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, as I have said in the House before, Canada Post is facing a reality where people are simply not utilizing the mail anymore. They ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, again I want to personally thank the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food for his great work on the file, to ensure that we are ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to the safety and security of Canadians. We have taken many steps and many actions with respect to rail safety ...

Spoke in the House on Marine Transportation Mr. Speaker, our government has acted very decisively when it comes to preventing oil spills. In fact, we have a world-class tanker safety program, which I ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, in August of this year, I did indeed host and coordinate a meeting with the parties who are interested in this particular piece of ...

Mentioned by Times of Fort Erie 'PC Ladies' celebrate 75 years Federal Minister of Transport and Halton MP Lisa Raitt was the keynote speaker for the 75th anniversary of the Fort Erie Progressive Conservative Women's Association Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014 at Bridgewater Golf and Country Club in Fort Erie.

Mentioned by InsideHalton.com Taking your message back to Ottawa We still have much work to be done. That's why I am so excited to be back in Ottawa working hard for Halton, always truly humbled to know I have your continued support. Lisa Raitt is the Conservative MP representing the federal riding of Halton in Ottawa.

Two weeks 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 weeks 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 ...

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.

A month 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 ...

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