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Conservative MP for Niagara Falls (Ontario)

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

Today

Mentioned by News Talk 610 CKTB Rob Nicholson returns from secret trip to Iraq Foreign Affairs Minister and Niagara Falls MP Rob Nicholson has completed a secret trip to Iraq. Nicholson travelled to Baghdad and northern Iraq's capital of Irbil for meetings with Kurdish leaders this week. The minister will speak to reporters from ...

Posted on Twitter .@CanadaFP with MFA @ABZayed and Canada's Ambassador @ArifZLalani

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Canada condemns the execution of 6 Sunni Kurdish men following unfair trials. #HumanRights #Iran

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Canada urges a swift, transparent and independent investigation for Boris Nemtsov’s murder on February 27. http://t.co/7p6m8d9iJH

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Canada stands with the tens of thousands of Russians who took to Moscow streets on Sunday. http://t.co/Wctr0XCR4v

Posted on Twitter I toured the Great Synagogue of Paris today. Discussed the importance of continuing to denounce anti-Semitism. http://t.co/FpAzbEtdER

This week

Posted on Twitter Saddened by the barbaric murder of blogger Avijit Roy in #Bangladesh, another attack on free expression. #religiousfreedom

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canada condemns these abductions in the strongest possible terms. This is just further proof that ISIL's endgame is to establish an Islamic caliphate across ...

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

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

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the deliberate targeting, killing, and abduction of religious minorities by the jihadist terrorist group ISIL is simply outrageous. Canada condemns these abhorrent acts in ...

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 Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, that is not accurate. We have the toughest sanctions in the world. As a matter of fact, we sanctioned over 270 individuals and entities, ...

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the NDP and the hon. member have it completely wrong. The safety and security of our diplomats abroad is my foremost priority as Minister ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the member could not be more wrong. Nobody is tougher on Putin and those associated with him than this government in its support for ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the violation of the agreed upon ceasefire is completely unacceptable. For that reason, today I am prepared to announce that we will increase the ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, reports do indicate that pro-Russian forces continue to shell Ukraine merely hours after the ceasefire has come into effect. This is clearly unacceptable and ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson parle français! WATCH: NDP MP has spat with Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson over his French speaking skills. OTTAWA — In a surprise move, newly-minted Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson rose during question period and … answered a question in French.

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Bullet News Niagara Editorial: Quebec Premier wrong about Nicholson Canada's new top diplomat Rob Nicholson need not accept the offer made by Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard of providing the foreign affairs minister with French lessons. But Couillard certainly could benefit from some lessons in diplomacy ... In a mini cabinet shuffle earlier this week, Nicholson, MP for Niagara Falls, was moved from National Defence to Foreign affairs, to replace John Baird, who has announced his intention to retire from politics. Granted, Nicholson is not a household name everywhere, but to ...

Mentioned by Niagara Falls Review Nicholson has taken French lessons Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson has taken French lessons in the past and is committed to continuing his efforts, said a spokesperson from his office. That comment was in response to Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard's remark that he was ...

Mentioned by Bullet News Niagara Editorial: Quebec Premier wrong about Nicholson Canada's new top diplomat Rob Nicholson need not accept the offer made by Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard of providing the foreign affairs minister with French lessons. But Couillard certainly could benefit from some lessons in diplomacy ... In a mini cabinet shuffle earlier this week, Nicholson, MP for Niagara Falls, was moved from National Defence to Foreign affairs, to replace John Baird, who has announced his intention to retire from politics. Granted, Nicholson is not a household name everywhere, but to ...

Mentioned by Toronto Sun MP Rob Nicholson speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on ... OTTAWA — Prime Minister Stephen Harper moved Monday to fill the hole in his cabinet caused by John Baird's departure, shuffling two of his steadiest performers and promoting a young partisan up-and-comer. Rob Nicholson will take Baird's job as minister ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the video released by ISIL is horrific and barbaric. The international jihadi movement has declared war on Canada and our allies. Left unchecked, these ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on Canada's Response to ISIL Thank you very much, Chair, and honourable members. Thank you for inviting me to appear before the committee today to provide you with an update on ...

Three months ago

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 ...

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)