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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.

Two days ago

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

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Didn't vote on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Didn't vote on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, we understand full well that over 80% of Canadians support these new measures. We understand full well that these are practical, common sense measures ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, the member certainly understands that we must have a non-partisan judicial system. Judges are picked on the basis of their qualifications and merit. We ...

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Act moved that Bill C-32, An Act to enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts, be read the third time and passed. ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, I do not think the majority of Canadians are going to take the word of the NDP that these measures will not work. In ...

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise and take part in what is obviously a very important debate on Bill C-51, the government's comprehensive counterterrorism package. ...

Spoke in the House on Parliamentary Precinct Security Mr. Speaker, this is an important debate, undeniably for Parliament and also for Canadians, for understanding the issues around security on the Hill. Surely October 22 ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Government of Canada Supports Young Offenders Living with FASD Today, Justice Minister Peter MacKay, along with Member of Parliament for Yukon Ryan Leef, announced $536,658 in funding to the McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association in Calgary to fund a new FASD Housing Coordinator.

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, there are numerous ways in which we are countering radicalization, including the ability, now, to remove material that is seen to incite or provoke ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, with respect to the first part of the member's question, I think that over-the-top rhetoric is quite insulting to our security forces. To the ...

Mentioned by Farm Focus Canada marks International Development Week with major announcement at ... Central Nova MP Peter MacKay, left, Solomon Demeke, of the Jimma University College of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, and Dalhousie University honorary degree recipient, and Dalhousie University president Richard Florizone talk during a coffee ...

Mentioned by MENAFN.COM Canada Continues to Support Agricultural Development in EthiopiaMinister ... (MENAFN Press) OTTAWA Canada February 2 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Today on behalf of the Honourable Christian Paradis Minister of International Development and La Francophonie the Honourable Peter MacKay Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and Scott Armstrong Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment and Social Development and Member of Parliament for Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley participated in an event at Dalhousie University to ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... Thank you very much, Chair. Colleagues, I am pleased to be before you here at the justice committee to discuss Bill C-26, the tougher penalties for ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada & Irving Shipbuilding Mark Signing of $2.3B AOPS Build ... 23, 2015 /CNW/ - Today the Government of Canada joined Irving Shipbuilding and its employees to celebrate the signing of the $2.3B Arctic Offshore Patrol Ships (AOPS) Build Contract at Halifax Shipyard. The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada and the Honourable Peter MacKay, Attorney General and Minister of Justice of Canada and Minister Responsible for Nova Scotia participated with Irving Shipbuilding as well as provincial, municipal and community leaders ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Subscribe to The Hill Times 2014 in photos Dec. 19, 2014. Mark Burgess. Justice Minister Peter MacKay, NDP MP Mathieu Ravignat, and Patrick Brown at the Canadian Tire Canal Classic, a charity shinny game between parliamentarians and the press on the Rideau Canal in January.

Two months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS Mark Burgess. Justice Minister Peter MacKay, NDP MP Mathieu Ravignat, and Patrick Brown at the Canadian Tire Canal Classic, a charity shinny game between parliamentarians and the press on the Rideau Canal in January. The MPs prevailed. · · · · · · · ...

Three months ago

Introduced legislation Government bill C-47 An Act to correct certain anomalies, inconsistencies and errors and to deal with other matters of a non-controversial and uncomplicated nature in the Statutes of Canada and to repeal certain provisions that have expired, lapsed or otherwise ceased to have effect

Spoke at the Justice committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 2b under ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNALS SUPPORT SERVICE OF ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Colleagues, thank you for the opportunity to speak before you today. I am pleased to be this afternoon with this esteemed committee ...

More than three 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 ...

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)

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