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Conservative MP for New Brunswick Southwest (New Brunswick)

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

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter When did kowtowing to mainland China become an Olympics sport? Justin Trudeau will wave the Olympics flag, but th… https://t.co/Rjp5xGAWgY

Posted on Twitter Conservative MPs successfully pressured the Trudeau Liberals to end their latest attack on small business. Bill C-2… https://t.co/qgdLrhknQc

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter NB's 1st Indigenous Lieutenant Governor (2009-14) Graydon Nicholas is thrilled Canada will have its 1st Indigenous… https://t.co/Rw9xHWNMyZ

Posted on Twitter Why would National Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan allow a staff person with a recent history of sexual misconduct t… https://t.co/4Ou0jnryG4

Posted on Twitter Liberals in Ottawa are now saying the Attorney General is acting independently in suing the House of Commons to blo… https://t.co/u4TajZNcHX

Voted Yes on Vote #182 on Bill C-269 Amend the Fisheries Act (prohibition — deposit of raw sewage)

Voted Yes on Vote #183 Fifth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Voted Yes on Vote #184 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted No on Vote #185 on Bill C-30 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other ...

Voted No on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Committee Business and Canada-China Relations Yes. Unfortunately, recently we had former premier Stephen McNeil in Nova Scotia, lecturing Canadians about turning the other cheek when it comes to standing up for ...

Posted on Twitter Justin Trudeau is using taxpayer dollars to pay his friends and Liberal MPs don't know what the money they manage i… https://t.co/mMFdzxEifA

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 ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations Yes, except that the government has not been forthcoming. Until June 3, this committee had been told repeatedly that the reason the documents weren't forthcoming was ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Federal Support for French-language or Bilingual Post-secondary Institutions in a Minority Situation I'm a member from New Brunswick, and I think it's very important that the francophones of our province be able to protect their French language and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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)