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Conservative MP for New Brunswick Southwest (New Brunswick)

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

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #148 Question of privilege

Voted Yes on Vote #149 Opposition Motion (Censure of the Minister of National Defence)

Voted No on Vote #150 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted No on Vote #151 Concurrence in estimates

Voted No on Vote #152 on Bill C-33

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Israeli Prime Minister Mr. Speaker, I want to congratulate incoming Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett on successfully forming a national government and to thank Prime Minister Netanyahu for 12 ...

Posted on Twitter How can Canadians trust the Liberal Defence Minister who covered-up sexual harassment in the military? https://t.co/FbPrM6TQkX

This week

Posted on Twitter @YesSirHumphrey “Conservative MP John Williamson accused Hajdu and the Liberals of wanting to ‘hide’ what's in thos… https://t.co/Mbq6CIKIHu

Posted on Twitter Bring back Mark Norman @Comd_RCN_34 to protect taxpayers! "A deputy minister who warned defence industry executives… https://t.co/2ZwoP5HANl

A week ago

Posted on Twitter The Liberals have been vetting judicial appointments to ensure they support Justin Trudeau. Instead of appointing t… https://t.co/vr1nqnCQDb

Posted on Twitter Meet Justin Trudeau's "new" Liberal candidate in Fredericton – until Thursday morning the local Green MP, who is cl… https://t.co/oeHA2yg74C

Posted on Twitter The Trudeau Liberals are working with the separatist Bloc Quebecois to limit freedoms of expression in Canada. I do… https://t.co/kdnIYR3WsH

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Committee Business and Canada-China Relations That's very true. In fact, Speaker Milliken urged parliamentarians to be cautious. The order that was passed in the House last week did just that. It ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Port Moody—Coquitlam this afternoon. Like other members of this House and hundreds of thousands ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I present a petition on behalf of my New Brunswick constituents calling for Parliament to end the abhorrent practice of sex-selective abortions in Canada. ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations Right. You both raised some interesting solutions. One I'd like to address, though, is that it seems to me that the CCP has managed to effectively ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, a new mom-to-be in my riding was temporarily laid off in December after working throughout the pandemic as an essential worker. She is pregnant ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations I have a point of order on that. The motion, as she put it forward, was read by the clerk, and that was her time to ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Current Situation in the Philippines and Briefing on the ... Thank you. I'll turn now to Mr. Goodman. Mr. Goodman, you touched on some ideas that I'm beginning to think we need to contemplate in terms ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations We don't know the future, but we can certainly look back through history and see that free nations have out-competed those that have been closed. I'm ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Government Measures to Protect and Promote French in Quebec and in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. I have a simple question for Mr. Dupuis. On second thought, it may not be quite that simple. I am from New ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) since January 1, 2018: (a) how many times have Her Majesty’s Canadian Ships of the RCN transited the ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government contracts, since October 21, 2019, broken down by department, agency, Crown corporation, or other government entity: (a) how many contracts have been ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, as I was saying, the Minister of Public Safety will deny it. He will get angry too, along with many Liberal MPs. They will ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Madam Speaker, Monday's budget included a remarkable admission that veterans are unable to access programs because disability benefits are not being confirmed. An Afghan veteran in ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Government Measures to Protect and Promote French in Quebec and in Canada That's my experience as well. I have a B.A. from McGill University in Montreal, an English-language educational institution. Right beside it is Université du Québec à ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Implementation of Mi’Kmaq Treaty Fishing Rights to Support a Moderate Livelihood I have to respond to that. You are deeply wrong. I regret that you impute motives to questions. I don't impugn your motives when I hear ...

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)