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Conservative MP for Kitchener Centre (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 42.40% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #248 That the Standing Committee on the Status of Women be instructed to undertake a study on the subject ...

Voted Yes on Vote #247 That the motion be amended by replacing the words “education and social programs” with the words “education programs, ...

Voted No on Vote #246 on Bill C-584 Respecting the Corporate Social Responsibility Inherent in the Activities of Canadian Extractive Corporations in Developing ...

Voted Yes on Vote #245 on Bill C-41 Implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea

Voted Yes on Vote #244 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics, presented on Wednesday, ...

Posted on Twitter “@davidakin: Last time a Liberal PM took us to war, not a peep to Parliamt. http://t.co/VNbBD1TlPj #cdnpoli http://t.co/PhR2n7ebLm S Harper!

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Sunday was busy this week, with a conservation fundraiser, World Religions Conference, Congress of Black WomenLuncheon& tl 2 Ottawa#cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter I was privileged to speak to almost a hundred seniors at 4 seniors residences on Saturday in celebration of Oct 1 Seniors Day #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter I don't worry too much, except to do my job as vigorously and as intelligently as possible.Then no regrets.Thanks for well wishes though.

Posted on Twitter Minister Rempel is delivering excellent remarks right now on the NDP Supply Day Motion!

Posted on Twitter Ironically the CPC House Leader just gave a substantive answer to an NDP Qn about QP, and was jeered by NDP!

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions to present. The first is from residents of Cambridge, Kitchener, and surrounding area, who point out that Canada is a ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Arthritis Research Foundation Mr. Speaker, what disease afflicts 4.6 million Canadians? Arthritis. What disease afflicts proportionately more women than men? Arthritis. What illness will be suffered by one in ...

A month ago

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Celebrating German Culture and Heritage in Waterloo Region - SYS Stephen Woodworth, Member of Parliament (Kitchener Centre), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced $87,200 in funding for the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest. The Government ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Celebrating German Culture and Heritage in Waterloo Region Stephen Woodworth, Member of Parliament (Kitchener Centre), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced $87,200 in funding for the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest. The Government ...

Mentioned by EIN News (press release) Celebrating German Culture and Heritage in Waterloo Region Stephen Woodworth, Member of Parliament (Kitchener Centre), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, today announced $87,200 in funding for the Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest. The Government ...

Mentioned by Exchange Morning Post (press release) Celebrating German Culture and Heritage Kitchener - Stephen Woodworth, Member of Parliament (Kitchener Centre), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, yesterday announced $87,200 in funding for the Kitchener–Waterloo Oktoberfest.

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Harper Government Helps Small and Medium Businesses "Get it Right From the ... The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue, joined by Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo and Stephen Woodworth, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, today highlighted pilot projects ...

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Harper Government Helps Small and Medium Businesses "Get it Right From the ... - SYS The Honourable Kerry-Lynne D. Findlay, P.C., Q.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue, joined by Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo and Stephen Woodworth, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, today highlighted pilot projects ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you, Mr. Chair. As always, my thanks to the witnesses today for your helpful evidence. I am going to direct most of my questions to ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague for his very astute remarks about this budget and also for his hard work around the Hill. I have ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present three petitions. The first is from petitioners requesting that the Canadian Parliament and government publicly call for an end to ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. My thanks to all of the witnesses for a very interesting session. Hello, especially to Ms. McClenaghan, my old colleague ...

Spoke in the House on Battle of Normandy Mr. Speaker, under overcast skies 70 years ago this very day, thousands of brave Canadians battled on land, at sea and in the skies over occupied ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. My thanks to all of the witnesses. It's really great to hear evidence of this nature, because often we have ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Eritrea I wasn't personally familiar with this, but apparently there is an audio recording made by Semere Ghebremariam O. Micael, who was the head of the Eritrean ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials I have a point of order. My understanding and recall in this committee is that when we are asked to determine motions of this sort, which ...

Spoke in the House on Trinity Western University Mr. Speaker, in 1981, Canada enacted the Charter of Rights and Freedoms which guarantees religious freedoms in strong terms. It means we cannot deny a job ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015: Vote 1 under CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AGENCY; Votes 1, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Minister, for your attendance with us here today. As you know, my riding is Kitchener Centre, which is in the ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Programs and Activities of the Canadian General Standards Board Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Welcome. Thank you for coming to our committee today. I am in the awkward position of having questions that seem ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 1, Public Sector Pension Plans, of the Spring 2014 Report of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all of you for being here with us today, and apologies for the fact that our time has been ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I regard it as a great diminution of MP abilities to have my integrity falsely attacked. The member for Scarborough Southwest has falsely asserted ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the Standing Committee on the Environment spent months conducting three important studies looking at how to conserve urban and other terrestrial ecosystems across Canada. ...