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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.

This week

Mentioned by Mississauga Home News Justice Minister Peter MacKay visits Peel police... Justice Minister Peter MacKay (right) talks to reporters at a press conference after a public safety roundtable at Peel Regional Police headquarters on Thursday morning (Aug. 14). Mississauga East-Cooksville MP Wladyslaw Lizon was also in attendance.

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Home News Justice Minister Peter McKay in Aurora for legal... Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay was in York Region Friday to speak about the bill, dubbed C-35 or the Justice for Service Animals Act. Flanked by Richmond hill MP Costas Menegakis, the man who tabled the bill as a private member last year, MacKay spoke of the importance of ensuring the rights of animals working in the line of duty. He would later meet with police and service dogs at York Regional Police headquarters in Aurora. However, promoting the Conservatives' Safe Streets and Communities Act ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Northern Pulp mill situation is 'very dire' says Peter MacKay Peter MacKay, the MP for Central Nova, said the federal government is watching the "dire" situation at the Northern Pulp mill but would not weigh in on how to resolve the problem. MacKay represents the area that includes Pictou, where locals have reported ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Northern Pulp: Peter MacKay says collaborative efforts are crucial In a statement released Thursday regarding the Northern Pulp Mill emissions, the MP for the area, Justice Minister Peter MacKay said he trusts the decision by Nova Scotia Minister of Environment Randy Delorey to not force the mill to shut down. MacKay said ...

A month 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 ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by CANOE MP defends Peter MacKay after e-mails draw controversy EDMONTON -- Edmonton MP Laurie Hawn says the recent criticism levelled at federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay for e-mails he sent on Mother's Day and Father's Day is "utter nonsense." On Tuesday, CBC News reported on two congratulatory e-mails ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Sun Edmonton MP Laurie Hawn defends Justice Minister Peter Mackay after Mother's ... Edmonton MP Laurie Hawn says the recent criticism levelled at federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay for emails he sent on Mother's Day and Father's Day is "utter nonsense." On Tuesday, CBC News reported on two congratulatory emails sent from MacKay's ...

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, I disagree and of course that is not what the Supreme Court said. The Supreme Court has stated and has supported the government's position ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, that is what I have just said. We are in fact seeing more qualified, capable women based on merit appointed to our courts. For ...

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted Yes on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, we do not intend to do it. In fact, it is very important, as the member has pointed out, that we respect their privacy, ...

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, on a point of order, I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the government's response to questions on the order paper. ...

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Act Mr. Speaker, I am not sure how that rambling question has anything to do with support for victims. She can read from her BlackBerry from some ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, as the hon. member should know, as I believe he was here, the Prime Minister said clearly yesterday that the appointment of Mr. Justice ...

Voted Yes on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, we received the Spencer decision from the Supreme Court a full two business days ago, but let me tell the member this. The Supreme ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, again, those are very convoluted, conspiratorial comments. As the Prime Minister has just clearly indicated, this has nothing to do with the Supreme Court ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2012-13: Votes 1c, 20c and 30c under NATIONAL DEFENCE Thank you very much, Mr. Chair and colleagues. I'm pleased to be here with you today to talk about supplementary estimates (C) for the fiscal year. ...