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  • His favourite word is victims.

Conservative MP for Niagara Falls (Ontario)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter Wrapping up my trip to #Peru for the #CDMA, thank you to my hosts & counterparts for a very successful event!

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Speaking to CDMA about the need to address security issues, strengthen institutions & increase economic opportunity. http://t.co/cNIJEOqlzD

Posted on Twitter Defence Ministers group portrait at the Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas (CDMA) in Peru. http://t.co/53x98n6M0L

Posted on Twitter Speaking with General Araya of Chile (Chairman of the IADB) at the opening of the CDMA Conference. http://t.co/AZnpqB9NJZ

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I am sure if the debate lasted 30 years it still would not get the support of the NDP. That being said, I can ...

Posted on Twitter Canada will continue to do its part in the fight against ISIL. Find out more: http://t.co/6vR0tBnyVX

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, of course, anything from the private sector would be offending to the NDP. That being said, nobody has had a better record of supplying, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Mentioned by CANOE Defence Minister defends air strikes on Iraq NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. ─ Canada's Defence Minister Rob Nicholson is adamant that Canada joining military air strikes in Iraq is not similar to the U.S. attack on the country in 2003. "This is completely different," the Niagara Falls MP told QMI Agency Tuesday, ...

Mentioned by Toronto Sun Defence Minister defends air strikes on Iraq NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. ─ Canada's Defence Minister Rob Nicholson is adamant that Canada joining military air strikes in Iraq is not similar to the U.S. attack on the country in 2003. "This is completely different," the Niagara Falls MP told QMI Agency Tuesday, ...

Mentioned by Niagara Advance Just airstrikes, no boots on the ground: Nicholson Canada's Defence Minister Rob Nicholson is adamant that Canada joining military air strikes in Iraq is not similar to the U.S. attack on that country in 2003. “This is completely different,” the Niagara Falls MP told QMI Agency Niagara Tuesday afternoon before ...

Mentioned by Calgary Sun Defence Minister defends air strikes on Iraq NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. ─ Canada's Defence Minister Rob Nicholson is adamant that Canada joining military air strikes in Iraq is not similar to the U.S. attack on the country in 2003. "This is completely different," the Niagara Falls MP told QMI Agency Tuesday, ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, we have made an unprecedented investment in health and mental health professionals for our armed forces. The budget is at its highest level ever. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted No on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Voted Yes on Vote #250 That, in relation to the consideration of Government Business No. 13, the debate not be further adjourned.

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, that is certainly not the case. We have deployed individuals there for reconnaissance and tactical advice. We have been delivering over a million and ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I have already indicated that of course there will be additional costs for a mission of this type. With respect to people analyzing what ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the Minister of Employment and Social Development. I am pleased to speak in the House on the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #249 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Posted on Twitter My statement to mark Mental Illness Awareness Week: #MIAW #cdnpoli http://t.co/10rhuLiD4e

Mentioned by Newstalk 1010 MP's to vote on Canadian mission targeting ISIL Defence Minister Rob Nicholson is stressing the motion would commit Canadian fighter jets for a maximum of six months to battle so called ``Islamic State'' militants occupying large parts of Iraq and Syria. But on C-T-V's Question Period yesterday, Nicholson ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, ISIL poses a terrible threat to regional security and to the security of this country. The NDP should not need a briefing to know ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, assisting the people who are the victims of ISIL is exactly what this government has been doing. We have been consistent in that. This ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Rob Nicholson's office claims VCDS behind decision preventing MPs from ... Defence Minister Rob Nicholson's office says the base-visit policy was created by the military itself, applies to MPs from all parties and is designed to “ensure the resources of the Canadian Armed Forces are used effectively.” But opposition ... “And the response back was that only the local member of Parliament would have consent to visit the base.” ... Quinney said that “indicates that members of Parliament are not permitted to visit bases unless they are the responsible MP for the base they are requesting to visit.”.

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)