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Conservative MP for Charleswood—St. James—Assiniboia (Manitoba)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 57.60% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Pleased so many came out to my forum on End of Life Issues - lots of meaningful dialogue on this important topic. http://t.co/uUHEL78vej

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Euthanasia bill undermines my protection After significant reflection concerning MP Steven Fletcher's response to my letter about his euthanasia bills, I find it interesting that he stated my concerns about his motives are ridiculous. When I was younger, I had several very painful surgeries. If someone ...

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter BBC News - Canada passes US in middle-class wealth http://t.co/DLFxfG2wdX #cndpoli #Ottawa

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Happy birthday Your Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. You don't look a day over 29!

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator MP shines in important debate I was deeply impressed by the sensitive and sensible response of MP Steven Fletcher to the person with CP who wrote earlier in the week condemning Fletcher's private member's bills that deal with physician-assisted death. By separating the issues and ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Happy Easter Sunday everyone!

This week

Posted on Twitter Canada’s war on doorknobs: Knobless oblige | The Economist http://t.co/ItfTQKh3dz first world problem but I agree with the change #cndpoli

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Assisted suicide – the issue we can't ignore Steven Fletcher, the Conservative MP from Winnipeg, has done Canada a service. In March, he introduced two private member's bills to allow physician-assisted suicide. His bills rekindled the embers of a national debate. If they ever reach the Commons for a ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter I had a special relationship with Jim, it turns out everyone who knew him had a special relationship with him too. One man, so many friends

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Subscribe to The Hill Times Conservative MP Steven Fletcher and Minister of State for Science Ed Holder, pictured at a Conservative caucus meeting held after news hit Parliament Hill that former finance minister Jim Flaherty had died of a massive heart attack in Ottawa. The Hill Times ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Prime Minister Harper, MPs gather to remember Jim Flaherty on the day he died ... Conservative MP Steven Fletcher and Minister of State for Science Ed Holder, pictured at a Conservative caucus meeting held after news hit Parliament Hill that former finance minister Jim Flaherty had died of a massive heart attack in Ottawa.

Mentioned by National Post John Ivison: Tory backs NDP MP's motion calling for end-of-life care strategy Both men oppose a private members' bill proposed by Conservative MP Steven Fletcher that would overturn the ban on assisted suicide. “Support for human dignity and quality of life, with investments in pain management and other palliative tools, is where ...

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canadian Commission on Physician-Assisted Death moved for leave to introduce Bill C-582, An Act to establish the Canadian Commission on Physician-Assisted Death. Mr. Speaker, given the profound impact the bill just ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code moved for leave to introduce Bill C-581, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (physician-assisted death). Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to have the opportunity to ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-582 An Act to establish the Canadian Commission on Physician-Assisted Death

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-581 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (physician-assisted death)

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-Honduras Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I listened with interest to our friend from Winnipeg North. First, I want to clarify the Liberal record on free trade. We need only ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, there are some people who are starting to cry. I am not sure why, but it might be because they believe in Canada and ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, this budget deals with virtually all the challenges, one way or another, that we face as Canadians. There is money for students, there is ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, to the leader of the Green Party, this is a budget, and as we go through the year, there are supplementary estimates (A), (B), ...

Spoke in the House on Adoption Mr. Speaker, I was proud last year when our government expanded the adoption expense tax credit, which recognizes some additional costs borne by adoptive parents. It ...

Spoke in the House on Electricity Mr. Speaker, Manitoba is blessed with an abundance of cheap, clean hydroelectric power. In Ontario, Saskatchewan, and Alberta, electricity is often generated using carbon-emitting fossil fuels. ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Expenditure Plans for Transport Canada in 2012-13 and Main Estimates 2013-14: Votes ... Mr. Chair, I am pleased to be here today. Mr. Lebel, thank you. Thank you, Mr. Chair and members of the committee, for the opportunity to ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2012-13: Vote 60b under FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE, ... I am pleased to be here today. Our government is obviously committed to making sure that Canadians have security and safety when they travel and to ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Main Estimates 2012-13: Votes 55 and 60 under FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Minister Lebel. Members of the committee, it is a pleasure to speak to you today about the funding requests in ...