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Conservative MP for Nepean—Carleton (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 54.50% of the vote.

This week

Posted on Twitter Attended an emotional ceremony last night with Nepean Coptic community in honour of victims of ISIL's genocidal attacks on Christians.

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, the plan is not to offer a few people a settlement. Rather, my predecessor came up with a common sense action plan to have ...

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

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, we provide funding to businesses to train young workers in all sectors, and hundreds of thousands of young people have already benefited. However, I ...

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

Posted on Twitter Inspiring today to hear Bill Gates talk about his work with PM Harper to save moms and newborns in developing world http://t.co/BgVm5MHKah

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, we had a very thorough debate on this question of whether people should be required to show ID when they vote. The opposition fearmongered ...

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 National Capital Commission Mr. Speaker, our government is obviously working on improving the quality of life of all people in the national capital region. I have the honour to ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, we obviously sympathize with those families who are suffering through this difficult time, but the member's question contained a clear falsehood. He said there ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, there is a plan. It is called the low-tax plan for jobs and growth. It is no surprise that that member would get so ...

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Happy Lunar New Year: https://t.co/kgvZEpb5mK

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, the Fair Elections Act requires all voters to show identification before voting. As I recall, the Bloc Québécois opposed that requirement and the bill. ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, the member's question is absolutely false. To quote a headline right out of the New York Times, “Canadian median incomes among the highest in ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter 2/2 Boy Scouts' Law: “be helpful and trustworthy, kind and cheerful...wise in the use of all resources”. Things I strive to be!

Posted on Twitter ½ Nice phone call from @Eli_ElChantiry. He gave me a wonderful compliment today, calling me a “Boy Scout”. I thanked him.

Mentioned by TheTyee.ca Poilievre's Promotion Worries Labour Pierre Poilievre, the Conservative's new employment minister, is an intense partisan who cares more about his party than he does about working Canadians, says the president of the Alberta Federation of Labour. ... Nelson Wiseman of the University of Toronto's Political Science faculty said he doubts Poilievre will be responsible for any legislation in his new job, suggesting the appointment was more about moving former employment minister and veteran MP Jason Kenney into his new role as defence minister.

Mentioned by TheTyee.ca Poilievre's Promotion Worries Labour Pierre Poilievre, the Conservative's new employment minister, is an intense partisan who cares more about his party than he does about working Canadians, says the president of the Alberta Federation of Labour. ... Nelson Wiseman of the University of Toronto's Political Science faculty said he doubts Poilievre will be responsible for any legislation in his new job, suggesting the appointment was more about moving former employment minister and veteran MP Jason Kenney into his new role as defence minister.

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Poilievre obstructed efforts to improve EI system: Jennings Canada would have a fairer and more equitable employment insurance system today if it weren't for the Conservative government's new employment minister Pierre Poilievre, says former Liberal MP Marlene Jennings. Jennings, who served in 2009 on a blue ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Pierre Poilievre takes charge of one key to Conservative election win If the Conservatives plan to make jobs, the economy and the war on terror the main issues in the 2015 election campaign, a 35-year-old MP who's spent the bulk of his working life in politics has just taken over one third of that platform. Pierre Poilievre, the man ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Sun Poilievre offers fresh start The elevation of Nepean-Carleton MP Pierre Poilievre to a bigger seat at the cabinet table may be the most interesting part of this week's federal cabinet shuffle, certainly for residents of the nation's capital. Apart from scooping up the employment portfolio, ...

Mentioned by Toronto Sun MP Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on ... And Pierre Poilievre is promoted from minister of state to take over Kenney's job as minister of employment and social development, a job that puts him in charge of a department that spends more than $110 billion a year in the form of employment insurance ...

Posted on Twitter Plus près de chez nous, j'ai l'intention de lutter pour les citoyens d'Ottawa, à titre de ministre responsable pour la région.

Three months ago

Introduced legislation Government bill C-50 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... You've touched on two issues. One is vouching and one is the use of the voter information card as a form of ID. Let me address ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-23 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to certain Acts

Spoke at the Transport committee on How Competition Can Make Infrastructure Dollars Go Further Thank you, Mr. Miller. Mr. Blakely, I want to clarify one mistake in your presentation. No one here is suggesting that bidding should move to exclusively ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on How Competition Can Make Infrastructure Dollars Go Further There are a lot of examples of private infrastructure combinations. We have a private highway near Toronto, the 407, which has been very successful. Mr. McGuinty, ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on How Competition Can Make Infrastructure Dollars Go Further Thanks for being here, gentlemen. The question of municipal revenues is an interesting one. Stats Canada data demonstrate that municipal revenues have grown by 70% in ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on How Competition Can Make Infrastructure Dollars Go Further All parties here have the right to submit witnesses for testimony. We've had a number of hearings and I haven't heard anybody defend this practice of ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on How Competition Can Make Infrastructure Dollars Go Further On the issue of downloading, I want to point out that the federal government has massively uploaded costs for municipalities. Back in the early 1990s, there ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on How Competition Can Make Infrastructure Dollars Go Further That seems to be a clear-cut violation of both the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights and paragraph 2(d) of the Canadian Charter of Rights ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on How Competition Can Make Infrastructure Dollars Go Further I'm going to quote an article by Peter Shawn Taylor, the editor at large of Maclean's magazine, entitled “Why this shed could cost local taxpayers $20 ...