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Conservative MP for Halton (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Mentioned by CBC.ca (blog) UPDATED - Raitt to outline government response to rail safety recommendations Three months after the Transportation Safety Board released three initial recommendations emanating from its ongoing investigation into last year's horrific derailment in Lac-Megantic, Transport Minister Lisa Raitt will outline how her government intends to "address" the issue. ... Later this morning, New Democrat MP Paul Dewar takes the stage at the National Press Theatre, where he'll launch a new plea for the government to back "peacekeeping efforts in the Central African Republic." Out and about on the ...

Posted on Twitter Thank you to the Transportation Safety Board - your continued work on the Lac Megantic investigation makes a difference #saferail

Posted on Twitter As of May 1 2017, DOT 111 cars not built to our January 2014 standard are prohibited from transporting crude oil or ethanol. #saferrail

This week

Posted on Twitter You can put kids in suits but play always happens. Happy Easter! http://t.co/eL1nFDOucZ

Posted on Twitter +1"@JanODriscoll: @lraitt Also insinuating that the same ppl who ID minors for cigs, won't do so when it comes to beer."

Posted on Twitter So these Beer Store commercials - are "they" insinuating that a small business person is so motivated by greed they would sell to a minor?

Posted on Twitter Would appear my last RT was NOT a shot from ACC today. That's ok - here for the game. #WeTheNorth

A week ago

Mentioned by InsideHalton.com Resent paying more for inferior postal service Resent paying more for inferior postal service. Burlington Post. The following letter was originally sent to Halton MP Lisa Raitt with copies forwarded to Prime Minister Stephen Harper and the Burlington Post.

Mentioned by SooToday.com Feds created an 'unnecessary crisis' says Hughes During a press conference Monday morning, Transportation Minister Lisa Raitt praised the work MP Carol Hughes did to help convince the government to extend a subsidy to CN Rail, allowing the ACR to operate for an additional year. Raitt said she was impressed that ... Hughes, who is the Member of Parliament for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing and a member of the New Democratic Party, was highly critical of the government's role in creating what she called an “unnecessary crisis.” In a release dated Monday, ...

Mentioned by SooToday.com Raitt urges private-sector solution to ACR issue Federal Transportation Minister Lisa Raitt made the announcement Monday morning at the Civic Centre, surrounded by local supporters of the line, many of whom own businesses or camps along the route. “Everybody in this room knows the story of the funding of the ... Raitt said Algoma-Manitoulin MP Carol Hughes and Sault Ste. Marie MP Bryan Hayes pointed out how many small businesses there are along the line, and their need for at least a year to figure out how to move their goods, services and people.

Mentioned by InsideHalton.com Home News Book of condolences for Flaherty at Halton MP's... A book of condolences for former finance minister Jim Flaherty is available for the public to sign at Halton MP Lisa Raitt's constituency office. The 64-year-old Flaherty died suddenly of a heart attack at his Ottawa home last week nearly a month after retiring ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Air Transportation Mr. Speaker, as the member has rightly pointed out, it is Aéroports de Montréal that actually runs that airport as well as the other airport in ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, this government is firmly behind the plan for Canada Post, the reason being that we do want to have a sustainable Canada Post and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, I will just take this opportunity to read a quote from Claude Dauphin, who is the president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities. What ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the example from the member opposite. As he would know, the airport authority has its own contracts with its own contractors. That ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, the hon. member has actually outlined what the five-point plan is from Canada Post to ensure that it can deal with the loss of ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, the ship-source oil pollution fund is independent and operates at arm’s length from the department. The fund has an administrator who is responsible for ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Subscribe to The Hill Times Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and NDP MP Megan Leslie, pictured, April 2, 2014, at the annual Politics & The Pen Gala at the Chateau Laurier Hotel, singing Gloria Gaynor's song, I Will Survive. The two hosted the event, which attracted 500 people, and raised ...

Spoke in the House on Air Transportation Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the question from the hon. member. In our government, we believe in jobs, growth, and long-term prosperity. In fact, we actually invest ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, what Canada Post is doing right now is addressing a very real situation it is facing. It is simple. There are going to be ...

Three weeks 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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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