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  • His favourite word is police.

Conservative MP for Central Nova (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 56.80% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, the bill is clearly about protecting Canadians, first and foremost from terrorist acts, which are extremely serious and prevalent in other parts of the ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, of course, we have always consulted our colleagues in Quebec's legal community and justice department. I have always talked with my colleagues in the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, I note that the opening has not actually occurred as yet, but the member, I repeat for the record, should know that we do ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #284 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, as the member knows, I am sure, there is shared jurisdiction with respect to prisons, but let us be frank: it was our government ...

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, the short answer is that we intend to do so through the Canadian victims bill of rights. We are very much in line with ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Westman Journal Former NDP staffer files wrongful dismissal suit against MP over toxic workplace Justice Minister Peter MacKay walks up a flight of stairs outside the House of Commons on October 30, 2014 in Ottawa. ... OTTAWA - An NDP MP faces a wrongful dismissal suit filed by a former employee who says she faced a "toxic" and "humiliating" work environment rooted in sexism and was fired after formally complaining about the alleged bullying. Fabiola Ferro ... "It was a question of mutual accusations by employees, it has nothing to do with an accusation of harassment against a sitting member of Parliament.

Mentioned by Westman Journal Former NDP staffer files wrongful dismissal suit against MP over toxic workplace Justice Minister Peter MacKay walks up a flight of stairs outside the House of Commons on October 30, 2014 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN ... Fabiola Ferro also alleges in her statement of claim, filed Friday in Ontario Superior Court, that the party offered her a new job on the condition that she agree not to sue MP Sylvain Chicoine and the NDP. The lawsuit ... "It was a question of mutual accusations by employees, it has nothing to do with an accusation of harassment against a sitting member of Parliament. It's very ...

Mentioned by Alaska Highway News Former NDP staffer files wrongful dismissal suit against MP over toxic workplace Justice Minister Peter MacKay walks up a flight of stairs outside the House of Commons on October 30, 2014 in Ottawa. ... OTTAWA - An NDP MP faces a wrongful dismissal suit filed by a former employee who says she faced a "toxic" and "humiliating" work environment rooted in sexism and was fired after formally complaining about the alleged bullying. Fabiola Ferro ... "It was a question of mutual accusations by employees, it has nothing to do with an accusation of harassment against a sitting member of Parliament.

Mentioned by Thompson Citizen Former NDP staffer files wrongful dismissal suit against MP over toxic workplace Justice Minister Peter MacKay walks up a flight of stairs outside the House of Commons on October 30, 2014 in Ottawa. ... OTTAWA - An NDP MP faces a wrongful dismissal suit filed by a former employee who says she faced a "toxic" and "humiliating" work environment rooted in sexism and was fired after formally complaining about the alleged bullying. Fabiola Ferro ... "It was a question of mutual accusations by employees, it has nothing to do with an accusation of harassment against a sitting member of Parliament.

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, I know the member for Saint John will agree that the loved ones of these victims want assurances that our criminal justice system has ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Yes, Mr. Speaker.

A month ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, last week I had the honour, with the member for West Nova, to visit 14 Wing Greenwood in Nova Scotia, where two of our ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights ... Thank you very much, Chair. Colleagues, I am pleased to appear before this committee today to talk about Bill C-32, which enacts the Canadian victims bill ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Peter MacKay to testify as Senate begins prostitution bill review Justice Minister Peter MacKay is the first witness Tuesday morning as the Senate legal and constitutional affairs committee kicks off a three-day "pre-study"of his bid to rewrite Canada's prostitution laws ... The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada; Nathalie Levman, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Justice Canada); Carole Morency, Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Justice Canada); Donald K. Piragoff, Senior ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Peter MacKay insists new prostitution bill will protect sex workers Peter MacKay testified this morning before a Senate committee studying Bill C-36, the government's response to last year's Supreme Court decision striking down the existing prostitution law. ... The Honourable Peter MacKay, P.C., M.P., Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada; Nathalie Levman, Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Justice Canada); Carole Morency, Director General and Senior General Counsel, Criminal Law Policy Section (Justice Canada); Donald K. Piragoff, Senior Assistant Deputy ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you very much, Chair. Colleagues, I am joined today by Donald Piragoff, senior assistant deputy minister at the Department of Justice, as well as Nathalie ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-36 An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney General of Canada v. Bedford and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Introduced legislation Government bill C-35 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (law enforcement animals, military animals and service animals)

Spoke at the Justice committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under CANADIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION, Vote 1 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Colleagues, I am delighted to be here with you this morning. I'm pleased to appear before this committee to answer your questions ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, colleagues. I am pleased to be joined by Justice Canada officials. We are here to answer questions with respect to Bill C-13. ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-32 An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke at the Justice committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2013-14: Votes 5c and 20c under JUSTICE I'm pleased to appear before you once again, colleagues. I'm joined by Donald Piragoff, senior assistant deputy minister; deputy minister Bill Pentney; as well as Luc ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-26 An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, to enact the High Risk Child Sex Offender Database Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Spoke at the Justice committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Votes 1b, 5b, 35b and 50b under JUSTICE Thank you, Mr. Chair and colleagues. I'm pleased to be with you this morning to answer questions regarding the items in supplementary estimates (B). Mr. Chairman, ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-14 An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the National Defence Act (mental disorder)

Spoke at the Justice committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 471 and 472 of Bill C-4, A second ... Yes. Thank you very much, colleagues, and Mr. Chair. I'm pleased to be here with Laurie Wright to speak to you about the declaratory provisions to ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-13 An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act

Introduced legislation Government bill C-10 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in contraband tobacco)

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Main Estimates 2013-14: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 ... Yes, Mr. Chair, and I will endeavour to be brief. Mr. Chair and colleagues, I am pleased to be here, along with Associate Minister Findlay and ...