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  • His favourite word is safety.

Conservative MP for Kitchener—Waterloo (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 40.90% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Thanks @GKWCC for hosting today's International Women's Day Breakfast for all the tremendous women leaders we have in our community. #IWD

Posted on Twitter Perimeter Institute encourages young women to consider sciences http://t.co/2h8A0g3qFn

Posted on Twitter Great program @Perimeter Institute Inspiring Future Women in Science conference in Waterloo. Thanks @google for sponsoring. #Makeithappen

Posted on Twitter Thanks to the wonderful women mentors at the @Perimeter Institute Inspiring Future Women in Science conference. #IWD http://t.co/EAGgdZasN2

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Always special to congratulate and welcome new Canadian citizens at a local citizenship ceremony. http://t.co/cjThq6s2Sr

Posted on Twitter Thank you Armen at #IntellijointSurgical for the demonstration of your industry leading hip replacement technology. http://t.co/a2dB9oYKQt

Mentioned by Digital Journal MP Braid Announces Support for Waterloo Companies to Bring New Products to ... Three Waterloo businesses will benefit from an investment of up to $1,775,000 announced today by Kitchener-Waterloo MP Peter Braid. The Harper Government is providing up to $950,000 to Auvik Networks to market and commercialize its network ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, in actual fact, as the Conservative government, our investments in infrastructure are three times higher than the previous Liberal government's. In addition to being ...

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Spoke in the House on Business Excellence Awards Mr. Speaker, my riding is well-known for its innovative and entrepreneurial culture. One of the key drivers of our success is the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, our Conservative government will take no lessons from the Liberals on infrastructure investments in the country. Our investments are three times greater for infrastructure ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Service Resumption Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, I welcome the opportunity to rise today to discuss the issue of the work stoppage at Canadian Pacific Railway. The failure to resolve the ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, I know that the Liberals have been out of government for some period of time. I would be pleased to sit down with any ...

Spoke in the House on Intergovernmental Relations Mr. Speaker, our government has introduced the largest infrastructure plan in Canadian history. It amounts to $75 billion over the next decade. This includes a $53 ...

Spoke in the House on Government Advertising Mr. Speaker, once again, that is incorrect. This Conservative government is making record investments in infrastructure. These investments are making a real difference in the lives ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, notwithstanding the sound and fury that they may hear in this place from time to time, municipalities can be assured that they have the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca What is quantum computing and why should you care? Although the money has been allocated since the release of federal budget last year, Kitchener-Waterloo MP Peter Braid and London MP Ed Holder took advantage of the opportunity to tout the government's investments in innovation in advance of an ...

Mentioned by Exchange Morning Post (press release) Minister Ed Holder and MP Peter Braid announce support of quantum research ... Waterloo - The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) and Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo announced renewed support for the Institute of Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Harper Government Announces Major Investment in Quantum Research at ... Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, accompanied by the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), today announced a government investment of $15 million over three years in the Institute for Quantum ...

Mentioned by Waterloo Record Federal investment touted during Institute for Quantum Computing visit WATERLOO — If Peter Braid's not careful, he'll become the human guinea pig for human teleportation. His parliamentary colleague Ed Holder, Minister of State for Science and Technology, jokingly volunteered the Kitchener-Waterloo MP for the position ...

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Minister Ed Holder and MP Peter Braid Announce Support of Quantum Research ... - SYS WATERLOO, ON--(Marketwired - January 22, 2015) - The Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology) and Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, announced renewed support for the Institute of Quantum Computing ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Very good. Do any of the small vessels that Mr. Whitworth has described use the ports that you are involved in? That's the first part of ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you. That's very helpful. Mr. Lachance from Transport Canada, in your presentation I heard a couple of references to helping the industry adapt to evolving ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thanks very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all of our witnesses for being here today. I want to start with the gentleman from RTL. You ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our experts for being here today. Mr. Chomniak, I want to start with a question or two ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Mr. Buy, you mentioned in your presentation the example of the short-run ferry. You brought it up, and I wanted ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Very good. In your opening presentation when you were talking about SMS and describing the various results or outcomes of safety management systems, you mentioned that, ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you to our officials for being here this morning. Thank you, Ms. Kinney, for your presentation and for giving our committee an update. I have ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Impact of Research, Technology and Innovation on the Pipeline Industry Yes. I am only an occasional visitor at the industry, science and technology committee. Although Industry Canada oversees the work and the mandate of the Standards ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-458 An Act respecting a National Charities Week and to amend the Income Tax Act (charitable and other gifts)