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  • His favourite word is chair.

Conservative MP for New Brunswick Southwest (New Brunswick)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter Charlotte Tessa Abbigail Williamson, né July 2, 2020. New mum @KellyW_NB is healthy and doing great whereas I’m exh… https://t.co/YGVCPKLIw7

Posted on Twitter @KellyW_NB is ready & Baby W. is joining us soon! We’re ready for lift off🚀 and a big adventure... https://t.co/4kk4fIsQig

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @David_Mulroney @USNavy should invite Republic of Taiwan 🇹🇼 to 2020 RIMPAC @RimofthePacific — the world’s largest m… https://t.co/kaHGCyJ1oV

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Having a seat on the UN Security Council would be good for Canada, I just wouldn’t have centered my entire foreign… https://t.co/OuoFHuuOiA

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Please don't hide behind health experts when the Prime Minister is appearing in the middle of large protests, yet is afraid to bring back the Parliament ...

Posted on Twitter How do you say “useful idiots” in Mandarin? https://t.co/ShPZM3ELAq

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Bravo MP Chong https://t.co/9vUCM9yVhe

Two months ago

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, confusion is spreading among hunters and farmers over the government's firearms ban. The government's regulations prohibit many modern 10-gauge and 12-gauge shotguns with removable ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, Canada's fish and seafood harvesters face unprecedented uncertainty. The fisheries minister has said it is up to each individual area to determine if fishermen ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Pandemic Madam Chair, I will come back to the fisheries. How does that sound? We will give the minister another couple of days. On the emergency response ...

Spoke in the House on Shootings in Nova Scotia Mr. Speaker, the Bluenose province, like my home in neighbouring New Brunswick, is a place where small rural communities share a special bond. Our communities are ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, as Canada moves from self-isolation and closures to a gradual reopening of communities and businesses, a high level of testing for COVID-19 will be ...

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, I ask that the minister lower his sights. I am talking about what I will call the “micro” small businesses, the coffee shops that ...

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Emergency Response Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, to my colleague, from one end of the country to another, let me perhaps provide some help. I too have ferries in New Brunswick ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Pandemic Madam Chair, I will be splitting my time with the hon. member for Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. My question is for either the Minister of ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Committee Business and Canada-China Relations I move the following: That the committee express its grave concern over the arrest of Jimmy Lai Chee-ying, Lee Cheuk-yan and Yeung Sum in Hong Kong, ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Madam Speaker, the national revenue minister brought in changes to the disability tax credit in 2017. The government said this was to improve accessibility. Three years ...

Spoke in the House on Emergency Debate Madam Speaker, earlier tonight we heard a Liberal member of Parliament tell this chamber that the government's goal in Canada is to produce the cleanest oil ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations Thank you Chairman, and thank you to all our witnesses for being here today. I'm going to build a little bit upon some of the remarks ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations Thank you. Mr. Verheul, I'm just curious. As we talked about trade with nations around the world, you described a number of obstacles to what we ...

Voted Yes on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted No on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

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 ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing on Operation IMPACT and Operation REASSURANCE Let me ask you this, Minister. The list you provided is impressive and shows CAF activity in the region. We're going to recess here very shortly. ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Main Estimates 2015-16: Vote 1 under COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY ESTABLISHMENT, Vote 1 under ... Thank you. I'm just curious, after hearing Ms. Murray's remarks, how you square the comments that we hear from the Liberal opposition about their time in ...

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)