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Conservative MP for Niagara Falls (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Always good to meet with Michael Fallon, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of State for defence. @hfxforum http://t.co/W8PH9EzXOM

Posted on Twitter Pleased I had the opportunity 2 meet w Gerry Brownlee, Minister of Defense for New Zealand, 2 discuss defence issues http://t.co/Xf0pEIlkli

Posted on Twitter I am honoured to welcome defence professionals from around the world to this year’s @hfxforum http://t.co/vheoum0onU

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, first, I make this promise to the House. We will never go back to the way things were under the Liberals, when our military ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, illicit oil sales are a substantial source of revenue for ISIL. That is why we are pleased to hear that the United States State ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Five things we learned in QP Wednesday MP Robert Chrisholm says Conservative mismanagement means the navy is facing seven years with no re-supply capacity. Minister of National Defence Rob Nicholson turned it around on the NDP, saying “every cent committed to the military and the navy ...

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted No on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted Yes on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Posted on Twitter Great work by our @CanadianForces! RT @RCAF_ARC: Compelling #OpIMPACT video - the Canadian Armed Forces in action! http://t.co/YOhgAYlFGS

This week

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, we are providing training and non-lethal equipment and supplies to the Ukrainian government as part of our contribution to NATO's Reassurance package. I can ...

Posted on Twitter I commend our @CanadianForces for their work, commitment & bravery as they make meaningful contributions to this important mission. #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter These actions are countering the immediate threat of ISIL to the region and are facilitating the Iraqi Forces' freedom of movement.

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, all members of our Royal Canadian Navy ships companies are trained in first response firefighting techniques. Clearly, these officers and crew were in the ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), full costs to date are unavailable, as the costs of a mission are not available until publication of the annual ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) N.S. MP Peter Stoffer, colleague not allowed to tour St. John's base ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Two New Democrat MPs are accusing Defence Minister Rob Nicholson of playing politics after they were denied a tour of a new Canadian Forces station in St. John's, N.L.. Ryan Cleary and Peter Stoffer planned to visit the new military site ...

Mentioned by Innisfail Province NDP MPs say defence minister's office blocked tour of St. John's military site JOHN'S, N.L. - Two New Democrat MPs are accusing Defence Minister Rob Nicholson of playing politics after they were denied a tour of a new Canadian Forces station in St. John's, N.L.. Ryan Cleary and Peter Stoffer planned to visit the new military site Friday but say they ... The line between his federal turf and that of St. John's East MP Jack Harris runs down the middle of Quidi Vidi Lake in front of the new building, he said. "I think it's ridiculous," Cleary said. "For me, this is pure politics." Cleary said constituents ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Three things we learned in QP Friday Having been invited to tour a Canadian Forces base in St. John's this morning by its commanding officer, the NDP's veterans affairs critic and the MP St. John's South — Mount Pearl were informed by Defence Minister Rob Nicholson's office Thursday evening ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, our support for the military has been completely unprecedented. That being said, the tabling of the documents with respect to the estimates shows that ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, it seems every day we hear new reports of the malicious and despicable acts that ISIL is committing across the Middle East. Recently, Canada's ...

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, nobody has struck a better balance between privacy and protection than this government. I would point out for the member that she is completely ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Ingersoll Times Oxford MP David MacKenzie says laws need to change in wake of Ottawa attack A wreath laid by Canada's Minister of National Defence Rob Nicholson stands in front of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the National War Memorial in downtown Ottawa October 23, 2014. A gunman attacked Canada's parliament on Wednesday, with ...

Mentioned by Welland Tribune Falls MP has connection to hero who shot gunman It was Niagara Falls MP Rob Nicholson in 2006, as then government house leader, who announced the appointment of Kevin Vickers as sergeant-at-arms at the House of Commons. Vickers, a retired RCMP officer from Ottawa, is being called hailed as a hero ...

Two 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 ...

More than three months ago

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)

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-9, An Act to amend the Criminal Code Thank you very much. I'm very pleased to be joined by Mr. Greg Koster and Mr. Don Piragoff from the Department of Justice. I'd like to ...

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)