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Conservative MP for St. Catharines (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 50.90% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), since January 1, 2010, the CRTC has issued 86 administrative monetary penalties, AMPs, including negotiated settlements, for a value of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #311 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

This week

Mentioned by Oye! Times Harper Announces Changes to Small Business Financing Program Prime Minister Stephen Harper has recently stressed in his remarks that small businesses keep Canada's economy alive. Accompanied by Niagara-West Glanbrook MP and St. Catharines MP, Rick Dykstra, Harper mentioned during a press conference in ...

Posted on Twitter With @PMHarper & Joe Mancino of FrameCraft installing an @OHLIcedogs uniform into the all Canadian made jersey frame http://t.co/Xl6RCgqCtu

Posted on Twitter Mr Murray Sherwin & his Arctic Star medal. The medal is 4 operational service during WWII, north of the Arctic Circle http://t.co/vsJVUsBem9

Mentioned by InsideHalton.com Harper to make announcement in St. Catharines... He will be in St. Catharines with Allison and MP Rick Dykstra for an announcement. next play/pause pre 1/1. Niagara This Week - St. Catharines. Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be in St. Catharines to make an announcement Thursday afternoon. Harper ...

Mentioned by Prime Minister of Canada (press release) PM announces improved access to financing for Canadian small businesses Prime Minister Stephen Harper, joined by Rick Dykstra, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, frames a hockey jersey at Framecraft Ltd. with help from Joe Mancino, owner of Framecraft Ltd., prior to announcing improved access to financing for Canadian ...

Mentioned by Prime Minister of Canada (press release) PM announces improved access to financing for Canadian small businesses Prime Minister Stephen Harper, joined by Rick Dykstra, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, frames a hockey jersey at Framecraft Ltd. with help from Joe Mancino, owner of Framecraft Ltd., prior to announcing improved access to financing for Canadian ...

Mentioned by Prime Minister of Canada (press release) PM announces improved access to financing for Canadian small businesses Prime Minister Stephen Harper, joined by Rick Dykstra, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, frames a hockey jersey at Framecraft Ltd. with help from Joe Mancino, owner of Framecraft Ltd., prior to announcing improved access to financing for Canadian ...

Posted on Twitter Line-up at intermission to get a picture with @PMHarper at the #prospects game in @St_Catharines http://t.co/QRLs99auhD

Posted on Twitter Totally!! @daveschulz: Small business the 'beating heart' of Canada's economy - PM in Niagara @DeanAllisonMP http://t.co/knZ4dBv1NN

Posted on Twitter Classic pic!!@cmcdavid97 signing his jersey on the back of @BobbyOrr4HOF then handing it to @PMHarper @St_Catharines http://t.co/7DucB9VI7H

Posted on Twitter With my colleagues @GaryGoodyearMP and @DeanAllisonMP grabbed McDavid's jersey. http://t.co/vvKKF4Ll5w

Mentioned by Bullet News Niagara Small business the 'beating heart' of Canada's economy Joined by Niagara-West Glanbrook MP and St. Catharines MP Rick Dykstra, Harper used Framecraft Ltd. in St. Catharines as a backdrop to announce changes to the Canada Small Business Financing Program. The revisions to the program will allow more ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Mr. Speaker, I will confirm that the government does understand the CBC belongs to all Canadians. It is a public broadcasting institution. Our government expects the ...

Spoke in the House on CBC/Radio-Canada Mr. Speaker, that is simply not the case. The CBC is solely responsible for its day-to-day operations, including decisions with respect to programming and with respect ...

Voted No on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted Yes on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted No on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, Canadians know they can count on our government to stand up for the middle class. Even the Secretary of Labor in the U.S., Thomas ...

Spoke in the House on Hamilton Tiger-Cats Mr. Speaker, I am sure we will all be watching and cheering in celebration of the 102nd Grey Cup, hosted at B.C. Place, where the Hamilton ...

Spoke in the House on CBC/Radio-Canada Mr. Speaker, those allegations are completely untrue. The CBC ombudsman was very clear on this matter. With respect to this documentary, the ombudsman found that the ...

Spoke in the House on CBC/Radio-Canada Mr. Speaker, I am not sure if the member actually heard the response to the question. There is a lot of smoke and mirrors there, a ...

Spoke in the House on Library and Archives Canada Mr. Speaker, Library and Archives Canada plays an important role in preserving the documentation and heritage of our country. The issues identified in the report did ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS, ... Thank you, Chair. Thanks, Minister, for being here and kicking off the renewal of our committee structure and our committee meetings, which were, I guess, non-starters ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you. The other piece is.... FACTOR is sitting right here. It's sometimes easier to speak when no one else is in the room, and sometimes ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you. I appreciate all of you being here. We've spoken a lot about the elephant in the room, in always referencing the fact that the ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you. Mr. Kane, it's been interesting for us because one day we're hearing from one group that says things are in dire straits and extremely ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry David, I want to follow up on something. The reason we wanted to have the tourism folks here is to talk about the fact that, as ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Patti, the Chair keeps reminding us to make sure we ask questions of the people who are coming to us via video, so I'm going to ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter That line doesn't surprise me at all. I'd like to thank both of you for being here this afternoon—Derryk in particular, being from my home community. ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you, Brett, on behalf of the federal government. I know Minister Glover had a chance to congratulate you, but congratulations on your success. I was ...