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Conservative MP for Ottawa—Orléans (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 44.60% of the vote.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, the Juno Beach Centre has just informed me of the sad news that Canadian veteran Ernest Côté died last evening at the age of ...

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

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Sutcliffe: Trains are not enough to solve Ottawa's transit problem From left, MP Royal Galipeau, Mayor Jim Watson and Ontario Transportation Minister, Steven Del Duca, pose for a photo during an unveiling of the future of transit in Ottawa - a full-sized mock-up of the Alstom Citadis Spirit light rail vehicle that will be used on ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, 100% of families with children in Orléans and across Canada will be better off thanks to the new family tax cut. We expanded and ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 36 I have the honour to present to the House a petition, which is hereby certified as correct as to ...

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

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 Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, I thank you very much for your generosity. Although I am known here for being consistently in my seat to vote, I am generally ...

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

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Pat Martin, NDP MP, Blames His Underwear For Missing Vote Count The NDP MP for Winnipeg Centre stood up in the House Thursday to apologize after he voted on a procedural motion, then left his seat while the vote was being counted, according to CBC News. After Conservative MP Royal Galipeau asked the deputy ...

Mentioned by Sarnia Observer Too-tight underwear reason for absence during vote: MP ... Commons Thursday because his half-price underwear was too small. Pat Martin (Winnipeg Centre) was asked to explain why he was out of his seat while the House was voting on a procedural motion to adjourn debate by Conservative MP Royal Galipeau.

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Pat Martin, NDP MP, Blames His Underwear For Missing Vote Count The NDP MP for Winnipeg Centre stood up in the House Thursday to apologize after he voted on a procedural motion, then left his seat while the vote was being counted, according to CBC News. After Conservative MP Royal Galipeau asked the deputy ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I wonder if I could have clarification from you as to the validity of a vote by a member who leaves his seat during ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Pat Martin says tight underwear led him to leave seat during vote When Conservative MP Royal Galipeau asked deputy speaker Joe Comartin if a vote still counts if an MP leaves while it's being counted, Martin stood up to offer his explanation. "I can blame it on a sale that was down at the Hudson's Bay [Company] – they ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Sun Too-small half-price underwear blamed for Martin's House of Commons conduct Pat Martin (Winnipeg Centre) was asked to explain why he was out of his seat while the House was voting on a procedural motion to adjourn debate by Conservative MP Royal Galipeau. Martin responded with perhaps more detail than the House of ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, on Friday, February 6, the House Leader of the Official Opposition raised a point of order against me. It can be found on page ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Telecommunications Oh, my God. Go back to school.

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, last Tuesday in Convent Glen I was pleased to join Michael Rosen, President of Tree Canada, at the Ecology Ottawa event called “Everyone Loves ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Public Service Employment Act (enhancing ... I just wanted to make a comment about the appointment of General Natynczyk. Some of the feelings that I've heard at this table over the last ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Public Service Employment Act (enhancing ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the witnesses for meeting with us today. I also have a question for you. In his Economic Action ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter You both served our country. You both have the same initials. You've both agreed to share your experiences with us, and we are grateful. I've written ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Senator, for coming down to talk to a bunch of commoners like us and share your wisdom with us. I ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Sergeant, I thank you for sharing your story with us. Our colleagues know that I'm the son of a veteran ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter I'm not a veteran. I'm just the son of a veteran. I've only been here for six months and for a time part-time. I well understand ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I want to thank the vice-chair for his kind words when he began. I want to welcome the NATO Veterans Organization of ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Thank you very much for your courtesy, sir. Thank you very much for being here. I want to tell you that I have a lot of ...

Posted on Twitter L'intégrité de la Ceinture de verdure doit être respectée. Ma déclaration en Chambre: http://t.co/Ax8YlgQa (14:03:56) #ccn #ottnews #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter The integrity of our Greenbelt must be respected. My Statement in the House: http://t.co/Ax8YlgQa (14:03:56) #ncc #ottnews #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Souper au Chateau Laurier avec le Forum pour jeunes canadiens et Jae Wan You.

Posted on Twitter Le drapeau canadien a 47 ans, témoin des plus brillants exploits. J'étais là en 1965 et aujourd'hui. O Canada, mon pays mes amours!

Posted on Twitter Mary Ann Varley ran a very informative Arteast AGM tonight. Aline Joanis a fait une présentation inspirante.

Posted on Twitter Six years since my first election to Parl. To highlight this honour, I gave my 65th pint of blood. Dial 1-888-2-DONATE (1-888-236-6283)