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  • His favourite word is support.

Conservative MP for Niagara Falls (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 53.30% of the vote.

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the mission of our special forces is to advise and assist. Yes, there is progress being made. As for the committee this morning, it ...

Posted on Twitter #OpSIRONA continues to demonstrate Canada's commitment towards reducing the spread of #Ebola in West Africa

This week

Mentioned by Toronto Star Ottawa refuses to release cost of Iraq mission In a response to a question by NDP MP Jack Harris, the government says it knows the estimated price tags for its air and ground operations but is refusing to make them public because the situation is “dynamic.” Instead, Defence Minister Rob Nicholson said in a formal response tabled in the House of Commons that Harris — and all Canadians will have to wait until months after the mission ends before the costs will be revealed. “Cost estimates are dynamic and evolve with the refinement of planning and operational ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, we have been very clear throughout this. The Liberals, in voting against all of these measures, probably missed all of this, but we are ...

Voted No on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted No on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted No on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Posted on Twitter Do not suffer in silence – help is always available #MentalHealth #BellLetsTalk

Posted on Twitter We are all affected by mental illness and all play a part in reducing stigma #CAFLetsTalk #BellLetsTalk

Posted on Twitter Proud to join the conversation to fight mental health stigma #BellLetsTalk #StartTheConversation

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, we have been very clear with respect to the role of our air force operating out of Kuwait and of our special forces who ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I am not sure we could train troops without accompanying them. We have been very clear that we would be in the business of ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), in June 2013, the Canadian Armed Forces, CAF, provided support to Royal Canadian Mounted Police, RCMP, flood relief operations in ...

Posted on Twitter I offer my deepest condolences to those who lost loved ones in today’s NATO training accident & wish a speedy recovery to those injured.

Mentioned by Niagara Falls Review Nicholson set for another run Canada's Defence Minister and Niagara Falls MP Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Monday. Nicholson said he will run in the next federal election, scheduled for Oct. 19, 2015. (REUTERS) ...

Posted on Twitter The @CanadianForces will host a panel discussion on #MentalHealth on 28 Jan #FightStigma #CAFLetsTalk

A week ago

Mentioned by Sun News Network Europe needs to unite to discourage Russian aggression in Ukraine, Tory MP says OTTAWA - A veteran Tory MP says Europe needs to do more to support Ukraine in its fight against Russian aggression. James Bezan, parliamentary secretary to Defence Minister Rob Nicholson, said Canada has limited leverage because Russia isn't one of ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Yorkton News Review New aircraft for RCAF The Honourable Rob Nicholson, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for Niagara Falls and Minister of National Defence, recently announced that the Royal Canadian Air Force will acquire a fifth aircraft to augment the current CC-177 Globemaster fleet. The additional CC-177 will ...

Mentioned by www.insidebelleville.com/ Fifth CC-177 Globemaster to park at 8 Wing The base has room for four C-17s in its new hangars. “It's good news,” said MP Rick Norlock at the announcement on December 19 in front of a mighty C-17 in 1 Hangar. Minister of National Defence Rob Nicholson said he is incredibly proud of the hard work ...

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Canada buys additional massive military cargo jet as C-17 production wraps up Minister of Defence Rob Nicholson listens while MP Rick Norlock speaks during an announcement at Canadian Forces base Trenton on Friday. Canada will be getting a fifth C-17 Globemaster cargo airplane. next play/pause pre 1/1. Hamilton Spectator.

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the coalition campaign against ISIL continues and, as always, Canada is contributing. I can confirm our CF-18s participated in two separate missions since last ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, no government has brought more respect and more resources to help our veterans, the members of the armed forces, than this government. We have ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I can confirm to this House that the first shipment of surplus military equipment to Ukraine has left via C-17 strategic airlifter this morning ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY ESTABLISHMENT, Vote 1b ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. It's an honour for me to be here today to discuss the supplementary estimates (B) for the year 2014-15. I ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Protection of Children and Youth in Developing Countries Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Chair, honourable members, I want to thank you for the invitation to appear before your committee today. I also ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY ESTABLISHMENT, Vote 1 under ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and members of the committee. I'm pleased to be here today to discuss National Defence's main estimates for this fiscal ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Communications Security Establishment Canada intelligence-gathering policies and practices and Supplementary Estimates (C) ... Thank you very much. I'm here today as was just pointed out to discuss supplementary estimates (C), but first I would like to address a story ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Votes 1b, 5b, 20b and 25 b under ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. I'm here today, of course, to discuss the supplementary estimates (B) for the year 2013-14. This is, as you may ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-54, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the National ... Thank you very much. I'm pleased to be with Julie Besner and Carole Morency, whom you have probably met or known over the years, who have ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Main Estimates 2013-14: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35 ... Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I'm pleased to appear before the members of the committee to answer questions regarding the main estimates in areas that fall under ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-55, An Act to amend the Criminal Code Thank you very much. I'm pleased to be joined by Karen Audcent and Don Piragoff, both from the Department of Justice. They'll be glad to answer ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-55 An Act to amend the Criminal Code

Introduced legislation Government bill C-54 An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the National Defence Act (mental disorder)

Introduced legislation Government bill C-53 An Act to assent to alterations in the law touching the Succession to the Throne

Introduced legislation Government bill C-37 An Act to amend the Criminal Code

Introduced legislation Government bill C-36 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (elder abuse)

Introduced legislation Government bill C-32 An Act to amend the Civil Marriage Act

Introduced legislation Government bill C-26 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (citizen's arrest and the defences of property and persons)