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  • His favourite word is code.

Conservative MP for Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe (New Brunswick)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 35.70% of the vote.

A week ago

Mentioned by The Vancouver Observer Sex work and the politics of rape: why the government owes women an apology When Conservative MP Robert Goguen asked Timea Nagy, a former sex worker who alleges she was gang raped, whether the attack was a case of freedom of expression, well, it was hard to know how to react. This all took place during a recent committee ...

Mentioned by Times Colonist Kate Heartfield: Tory MP turned rape into a bad joke Conservative MP Robert Goguen should not be welcome in the Conservative caucus. His stupid and cruel use of a victim of gang rape to help him score a cheap rhetorical joke was an offence not only to the woman who had to live through his glib ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail The Tories can't put enough distance between them and MP Goguen I am, however, forced to assume that it's not large enough for the Conservatives to put the appropriate amount of distance between their party and the question their MP Robert Goguen asked a victim of gang rape this week during the justice committee ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... I think there are some exceptions to that, but I take your point. I'm a little taken aback, because, look, the very object of this is ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank everyone for testifying before us today. We are clearly facing a fairly complex situation. All the responses will ...

Mentioned by News1130 Former sex worker says MP's question about rights and rape did not offend her Timea Nagy told a news conference Wednesday that Conservative MP Robert Goguen made a valid point, despite the “awkward” question he posed Monday while she was testifying at hearings in Ottawa on Canada's proposed new prostitution law. Goguen's ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Conservative MP offers apology for remarks to victim of rape Robert Goguen, who represents a Moncton riding, telephoned Timea Nagy after a Commons committee meeting this week in which he had asked her whether her freedom of expression would have been violated had the police rescued her while three men ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all the witnesses for your testimony. It's certainly very diverse and it will be helpful in our deliberations. Of ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Robert Goguen's Rape Question Did Not Offend Former Sex Worker TORONTO - A former sex worker at the centre of a controversy involving an MP's much-criticized question about constitutional rights and rape says she took no offence. Timea Nagy told a news conference Wednesday that Conservative MP Robert Goguen ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... No, I believe your reading is mistaken. I'd like to go to Ms. Sigurdson. Yes, of course, organized brothels are exploitive, and that doesn't mean that ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll be brief. My question will be directed to you, Minister Swan. Obviously Manitoba appears in its enforcement to have adopted the ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... There's been some discussion of the charter, as would be expected. Of course, one of the things that Bill C-36 focuses on is the protection of ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, in recent years, there have been at least 40 investigations and studies. Nothing has come of them. Violence continues to be a problem in ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, it always helps to listen to the answers that are given. There have been 182 women appointed to the bench since 2006, a 17% ...

Spoke in the House on Sealers Memorial Statue Mr. Speaker, today in the town of Elliston, Newfoundland and Labrador, the unveiling of the Home From the Sea Sealers Memorial Statue will take place. My ...

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted Yes on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for Kootenay—Columbia for his previous service as a member of Canada's very own RCMP. Our thoughts and prayers are with ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all the witnesses for testifying today. There's certainly a wide swath of opinions that are being shared, and that's ...

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to have an opportunity to participate in the second reading debate on Bill C-32, the victims bill of rights. This historic ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all the witnesses. That is certainly a probing and in-depth analysis of this legislation. It's pretty clear that the ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, the merged tribunals will not report to the Minister of Justice. The government is simply making a process more efficient and improving how it ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, we will continue to work to reduce violence against women, including aboriginal women. In the 2014 economic action plan, we allocated an additional $25 ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, the process that was followed was an open and democratic process, which was followed by all three parties. The Prime Minister obtained independent legal ...