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Conservative MP for Niagara Falls (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Posted on Twitter A CP-140 Aurora aircraft and crew arrive in Kuwait in support of #OpIMPACT #cdnpoli http://t.co/USLPOlD3VY

Posted on Twitter .@CanadianForces members arrive in Kuwait on a CC-150 Polaris as part of #OpIMPACT http://t.co/BMe8MFI6GL

Posted on Twitter I am proud of the accomplishments of the men and women of HMCS Athabaskan and commend their efforts. #cdnpoli http://t.co/3OcoG75lJJ

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted Yes on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted Yes on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Posted on Twitter Pleased I had the opportunity to meet with some of our bright Royal Military College students today. http://t.co/c1SlcXH815

This week

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, the military is taking all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of our men and women in uniform. The hon. member may be aware ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Show your support of Corporal Cirillo and his family: gather at overpasses along the return route this afternoon. http://t.co/MgZH0ifDBh

Posted on Twitter The Canadian Armed Forces remain undeterred in paying tribute to this nation’s fallen. http://t.co/kkKwYqYfEi

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 ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I want to make it very clear that Operation Impact is on schedule and going ahead as planned. Today, 6 CF-18 fighter jets and ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, we will continue to take the necessary precautions to ensure the safety of our men and women in uniform and the bases. The Chief ...

Mentioned by Niagara Falls Review Falls MP has connection to hero who shot gunman Whenever Kevin Vickers and Rob Nicholson would cross paths, the sergeant-at-arms at the House of Commons would thank the Niagara Falls MP for appointing him to that post eight years ago. Now, Nicholson said he can't wait to thank him as the retired ...

Mentioned by Woodstock Sentinel Review News Woodstock & Region 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 gunfire erupting near ... Oxford MP Dave MacKenzie says he believes laws need to be reformed surrounding radicalized Canadians who are allied with extremist groups such as ISIS. “When there are individuals whose passports have been taken, we need to take a ...

Mentioned by Niagarathisweek.com Nicholson issues statement on Parliament Hill shooting When a gunmen shot and killed an army reservist standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa, it brought home the sobering reality that Canada is a target when it comes to terrorism, Defence Minister and Niagara Falls MP Rob Nicholson says.

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, we have one of the highest ratios of mental health workers for soldiers in all of NATO, and we can all be very proud ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

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, ...

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, ...

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. ...

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 ...

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)