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Conservative MP for Halton (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Shipping Mr. Speaker, last year my colleague, then minister of transport, set in place a world-class tanker safety panel, chaired by a very eminent captain and former ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, in 2013 Canada Post delivered 1.2 billion fewer pieces of mail than it had done in the previous years. As a result, it has ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, Transport Canada has a ministerial advisory council that deals with matters like this. This matter is being considered by that advisory panel at the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted Yes on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted Yes on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca New set of rail safety rules announced in wake of Lac-Megantic report WATCH: MP Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, announced further measures to address the Transportation Safety Board of Canada's final recommendations related to the derailment in Lac-Mégantic. OTTAWA – The Conservative government has unveiled a ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Ottawa Shooting Made Some Parliamentarians Feel 'Fragile': MP OTTAWA - It may well be "the safest place in Ottawa right now," in the words of Conservative cabinet minister Lisa Raitt, but as MPs prepare to reconvene in their weekly caucus rooms in Parliament Hill, some jitters remain. "I think Wednesday will be ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Shipping Mr. Speaker, our government believes in responsible resource development and that is why we are signing so many free trade agreements. Part of that as well ...

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, the Supreme Court ruled on this issue. We respect the Supreme Court's decision and we expect Air Canada to comply with the Air Canada ...

Mentioned by CTV News Jitters remains as MPs return to scene of last week's Parliament Hill shooting OTTAWA -- It may well be "the safest place in Ottawa right now," in the words of Conservative cabinet minister Lisa Raitt, but as MPs prepare to reconvene in their weekly caucus rooms in Parliament Hill, some jitters remain. "I think Wednesday will be interesting when we're back in the Reading Room," Raitt, the Transport ... Still, in the words of New Democrat MP Paul Dewar, "people are fragile right now. You hear bangs, or see people running, that may cause you to jump." "People are processing things," said the ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Quebec Bridge Mr. Speaker, first we should be very clear that this bridge is safe and that it has an ability to be used on a daily basis ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, let us be clear. Railways must report rail occurrences under the Transportation Safety Board regulations. The Transportation Safety Board said today that it has ...

Posted on Twitter Books of Condolence for Cpl Cirillo & WO Vincent available in my Milton office http://t.co/jixXeiea8s #OttawaStrong #HaltonON”.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, in response to parts (a) to (e), Transport Canada does not issue boat operator licences. Transport Canada is responsible for pleasure craft licensing, vessel ...

Mentioned by InsideHalton.com Books of condolence for slain soldiers available at MP Lisa Raitt's Milton ... In the wake of this week's death of two Canadian soldiers, books of condolence have been set up at Halton MP Lisa Raitt's Milton constituency office. Cpl. Nathan Cirillo was fatally shot while serving as honour guard in front of the National War Memorial in ...

Posted on Twitter Grateful. Just grateful. Kevin Vickers - I owe you an Alpine. Actually, more than one. #SgtAtArms #hero

Posted on Twitter Also for parents and coaches - http://t.co/UssUuMKUuy

Posted on Twitter I think in Ottawa we can tend to be cynical but we've had a National Anti-Drug Strategy since 2006. And have seen far more graphic ads in US

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by National Post John Tory endorsed by federal transport minister Lisa Raitt, but no cheque for ... John Tory received a key endorsement in a campaign dominated by transit issues when federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt on Monday became the latest Conservative MP to back his bid for the mayoralty. Speaking in the home of a Tory campaign volunteer, ...

Mentioned by CTV News Tory gets Raitt's support; Chow calls his plan 'a wish list' Shortly after noon, John Tory picked up a high-profile endorsement from federal Transport Minister Lisa Raitt. ... He will be able to work well with all levels of government to produce results for Toronto,” Raitt, the Conservative MP from Halton, told reporters.

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Follow this link and please vote for the Whitney Pier Boys and Girls Club to receive much needed support! https://t.co/6e16bqEa1W #PierGirl

Posted on Twitter Voted in favour of contributing Canadian military assets to the fight against ISIL including air strikes tonight. Canada will do our part.

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