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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.

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, the member for Souris—Moose Mountain makes a very good point. It is clear that the Liberal leader believes that terrorists with dual citizenship should ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, as always, the member is mistaken. In fact, this government has been more open, more inclusive, more transparent than any when it comes to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #226 That the House proceed to First reading of Senate Public Bills.

This week

Voted No on Vote #225 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should reinstate the federal minimum wage and increase it ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, the Public Prosecution Service of Canada, PPSC, was created on December 12, 2006, when the Director of Public Prosecutions Act, part 3 of the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Veteran seeks Liberal nomination in Peter MacKay's riding A Canadian Forces veteran, who served for 27 years in such hot spots as Afghanistan, Bosnia and Kosovo, wants to take on veteran Conservative MP and former defence minister Peter MacKay in his Central Nova riding, setting up a tense dynamic for the ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Brampton Guardian Justice Minister Peter MacKay visits Peel police headquarters for roundtable 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 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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

More than 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 ...

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. ...