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  • His favourite word is fisheries.

Conservative MP for New Brunswick Southwest (New Brunswick)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 49% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Replacing a plaque memorializing a 4-year old boy after his tragic death is despicable. I commend Mr. Cowan for his… https://t.co/WRWP4BFRil

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Chinese Communist Party is now targeting Uyghur women who made credible claims of abuse & torture. Beijing said t… https://t.co/nJj5OSqpN9

Posted on Twitter Joe Biden could be one of my constituents down in Charlotte County. https://t.co/XiE1UAuQXj

This week

Posted on Twitter The parliamentary committee examining our relationship with China released recommendations how Ottawa should respon… https://t.co/5AWsLvDk65

Posted on Twitter Any school with draconian rules like these, under such a degree of influence by the Chinese Communist Party, should… https://t.co/6dLS2tMIJE

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, this is a technical point of order. We have had discussions at the official languages committee on how interpreters are not able to interpret ...

Voted No on Vote #57 on Bill C-213 Enact the Canada Pharmacare

Voted No (against his party) on Vote #58 on Bill C-223 Amend the Citizenship Act (adequate knowledge of French in Quebec)

Voted No on Vote #59 Private Members' Business M-35 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (environment grading label))

Voted Yes on Vote #60 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted No on Vote #61 on Bill C-225 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Posted on Twitter I echo the views of my parliamentary colleagues, who believe Monday’s 266-0 House of Commons vote on China's genoci… https://t.co/RuAXemL0yI

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, no person can be unmoved by today's deliberations concerning Communist China's ongoing and brutally coordinated campaign of genocide against the minority Uighurs and other ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I table this petition on behalf of Canadians calling on Parliament to prohibit abortions based on gender. In Canada, the abhorrent practice of sex-selective ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I am not equipped with a headset, so I will be brief. If I need to, I ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Challenges of the Parliamentary Interpretation Service in the Context of the COVID-19 ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'm going to yield my speaking time to my colleague Mr. Généreux, but first I would like to thank the ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Government’s Ability to Deliver Information ... Thank you very much to the witnesses who have identified these problems and made suggestions. My province is New Brunswick. Mr. Johnson, can you talk a ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, a parliamentary Subcommittee on International Human Rights, along with two U.S. presidential administrations, have concluded Beijing is committing crimes of genocide against Uighurs in ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Air Transportation Mr. Speaker, yesterday we learned that flights to airports in Saint John, Sydney, Fredericton, Charlottetown, Deer Lake and Halifax have been reduced or cut entirely. For ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the next petition is on organ harvesting. The petitioners call on the House of Commons to amend the Criminal Code and the Immigration and ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Government’s Ability to Deliver Information ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. My first question is for Ms. Johnson. Ms. Johnson, you had a lot to say about how well the rollout ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Ambassador, for joining us, again. Perhaps I could start by getting your thoughts on today's Washington Post story. I'll just ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time today with the hon. member for Battle River—Crowfoot. I rise today to participate in this important debate on ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Implementation of Mi’Kmaq Treaty Fishing Rights to Support a Moderate Livelihood Fair enough. You're also a former NDP politician. I always say that fishermen are a bit like politicians, in that you have to watch and hang ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Implementation of Mi’Kmaq Treaty Fishing Rights to Support a Moderate Livelihood Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Thank you to our two witnesses. Mr. Zscheile, I remember 21 years ago, when the Supreme Court brought forward the ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Implementation of Mi’Kmaq Treaty Fishing Rights to Support a Moderate Livelihood Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I have a couple of questions. I think I'll start with Mr. Williams. You gave some of these figures on the growth ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations Except that the problem we learned about from immigration officials last week is that, short of a criminal conviction, individuals who hold visas can't actually be ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada 6 Controversial Tory Incumbents Who Lost (And 2 Who Didn't) Paul Calandra, a member of Parliament since 2008, was often called upon to field inquiries on behalf of Stephen Harper in question period. Calandra ... Stephen Harper welcomes new MP John Williamson at the start of caucus meetings in 2011. (Photo: ...

Mentioned by theMusic Bob Katter Calls For 'John Williamson Legislation' To Save Iconic Aussie Songs Federal MP Bob Katter has taken to heart Aussie singer-songwriter John Williamson's assertion that he would rather go to jail than pay to play iconic national ditty Waltzing Matilda, calling for a new amendment — unofficially named in the troubadour's ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Federal Election 2015: New Brunswick Southwest riding Summary: Perhaps the most literally-named rural riding in Canada, Conservative MP John Williamson seeks re-election in New Brunswick Southwest. Boundaries: This riding in southwestern New Brunswick includes St. Stephen, Grand Manan, McAdam and ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Conservative MP under fire for 'politicizing' reservist's death Conservative MP John Williamson is under fire after it appears he tried to score political points in a Facebook post about the death of a young reservist in his riding. Private Samuel Nadeau died Monday during an apparent training exercise at CFB ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Conservative MP under fire for 'politicizing' reservist's death Conservative MP John Williamson is under fire after it appears he tried to score political points in a Facebook post about the death of a young reservist in his riding. Private Samuel Nadeau died Monday during an apparent training exercise at CFB ...

Mentioned by Digital Journal Harper Government Invests Up to $22.7 Million in Eleven New Brunswick Small ... BACK BAY, NEW BRUNSWICK--(Marketwired - July 31, 2015) - John Williamson, Member of Parliament for New Brunswick Southwest, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, announced today that the Government of ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-519 An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (motor vehicle fuel)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-518 An Act to amend the Members of Parliament Retiring Allowances Act (withdrawal allowance)