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  • His favourite word is liberal.

Conservative MP for Perth—Wellington (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 43% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Today is #WorldBookDay! There is nothing better than reading a book to a child! https://t.co/79Iuybcyay

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Thank you to my wife, Justine for representing me at the @StratPerthMuse's Annual Innkeepers' Dinner! https://t.co/QVkrY3X6lv

Posted on Twitter An honour to attend the @mintofiredept Awards Night. Congratulations to the recipients & thank you to all who serve! https://t.co/2qmrs0507D

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to @OptimPlace on the successful "Walk-a-mile in her Shoes" event. Raising funds & awareness to en… https://t.co/zVdvcZysl3

Posted on Twitter Great to see lots of young people out around town this morning participating in #EarthDay clean-up activities.

This week

Posted on Twitter Lots of fun judging the #canada150 themed garbage cans today at the Festival Marketplace. Thanks to all the volunte… https://t.co/9vWCshSZPP

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Mr. Speaker, while they dither, criminals go free. However, those are not the only vacancies going unfilled: the Chief Electoral Officer, the lobbying commissioner, the Ethics ...

Mentioned by Wellington Advertiser Mount Forest Curling Club receives $35750 through accessibility grant MOUNT FOREST - The Mount Forest Curling Club will receive $35,750 for accessibility upgrades announced Perth-Wellington MP John Nater on April 5. “I am pleased to see the Mount Forest Curling Club receive this much-needed funding,” said Nater.

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Privilege moved: That the question of privilege regarding the free movement of Members of Parliament within the Parliamentary Precinct raised on Wednesday, March 22, 2017, be referred ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, I know the member for Yukon is very proud of Yukon and proud of his riding and I thank him for his comments. However, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Voted Yes on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

Spoke in the House on Standing Orders of the House of Commons Mr. Speaker, the unnecessary Standing Orders standoff has continued for nearly three weeks, and the Liberal House leader says that she wants to have a conversation. ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I am rising today on a question of privilege following yesterday's proceedings concerning the question of privilege raised by the members for Milton and ...

Spoke in the House on Tartan Day Mr. Speaker, today is Canada's seventh annual Tartan Day. This is an opportunity for us to celebrate the nearly five million Canadians of Scottish heritage. In ...

Mentioned by southwesternontario.ca Mount Forest Curling Club receives $35750 grant for accessibility upgrades The Mount Forest Curling Club will receive $37,750 from the federal government for accessibility upgrades to the club. (Marcc Apparel/Twitter photo). MOUNT FOREST – The Mount Forest Curling Club and Perth-Wellington MP John Nater announced on ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Amendments to Health of Animals Regulations (Humane Transportation) Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm proud to be the son of pig farmers and the son-in-law of dairy farmers, and I simply cannot let the statement ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Return With regard to aircraft usage by the Canadian Embassy and Consulate in Ukraine and by the Canadian Embassy in Poland between May 25, 2016, and July ...

Mentioned by southwesternontario.ca Wellington North Showcase deemed a success by organizers CANADA 150 – During the networking event on March 27 at the Wellington North Showcase, Perth-Wellington MP John Nater (right) presented Township of Wellington North Mayor Andy Lennox (left) with a Canada 150 flag. (Trish Wake Photo). ON THE JOB.

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I rise to comment on the questions of privilege raised yesterday by the hon. members for Beauce and Milton. As you know, both hon. ...

Mentioned by southwesternontario.ca MP John Nater disappointed, says Budget 2017 lacks much-needed support for Perth-Wellington OTTAWA – John Nater, Member of Parliament For Perth-Wellington, is disappointed by the budget released by the Minister of Finance. “Once again, we see a government giving Canadians empty rhetoric rather than real action” said MP Nater following the ...

Mentioned by The Beacon Herald Stratford and Perth County leaders not big fans of 2017 federal budget despite some positive initiatives Perth-Wellington MP John Nater said the lack of initiatives for smaller communities was disappointing. Though $2 billion was announced for rural and northern infrastructure, the funding came with some fine print. “The government has decided to spread ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Study on the Translation Bureau and Bilingualism Among Members of Parliament Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank our witnesses for their presentation this morning. I want to start with a couple of general questions. I will ask ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... —you mentioned that the census isn't always the right tool to find the information we're gathering. The challenge I have with that statement is that when ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 3, Preparing Indigenous Offenders for Release, of the Fall 2016 Reports ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to our witnesses as well. I'd like to start by drilling down a little bit deeper into the criminal risk ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Study on the Translation Bureau and Issues Related to the Enumeration of ... I want to follow up, and then I'll get comments from both sets of witnesses, on the recommendation of moving the Translation Bureau to be under ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Briefing on Accountability Measures for Official Languages Self-assessment and how it is undertaken has been on my mind since the last meeting. I've been reading through the information you provided. I very much ...

Mentioned by My Stratford Now MP puts little stock in electoral reform survey results The results are in from an online survey on electoral reform in Canada and Perth-Wellington MP John Nater says he's skeptical of them. The federal Liberals launched the survey at MyDemocracy.ca as part of their campaign promise to do away with ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Canada's 2017 Immigration Levels Plan and Subject Matter of the Supplementary Estimates ... On a point of order, chapter 12 of O'Brien and Bosc, “The Process of Debate”, says the following: Dilatory motions are superseding motions intended to dispose ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Briefing on Accountability Measures for Official Languages Perhaps you could provide us with the government-wide results of the MAF specifically as it relates to official languages and where it's taken into account. The ...