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Crucial Fact

  • His favourite word was countries.

Last in Parliament October 2015, as Conservative MP for Edmonton East (Alberta)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 53% of the vote.

Statements in the House

Response to the Supreme Court of Canada Decision in R. v. Tse Act March 20th, 2013

Mr. Speaker, I agree to apply and vote yes.

Appropriation Act No. 1, 2013-14 March 20th, 2013

Mr. Speaker, I agree to apply and vote yes.

Appropriation Act No. 1, 2013-14 March 20th, 2013

Mr. Speaker, Edmonton East agrees to a division and votes yes.

Appropriation Act No. 1, 2013-14 March 20th, 2013

Mr. Speaker, I will be voting yes.

Supplementary Estimates (C), 2012-2013 March 20th, 2013

Mr. Speaker, I will be voting yes.

Supplementary Estimates (C), 2012-2013 March 20th, 2013

Mr. Speaker, I will be voting yes.

Supplementary Estimates (C), 2012-2013 March 20th, 2013

Mr. Speaker, I will be voting yes.

Supplementary Estimates (C), 2012-2013 March 20th, 2013

Mr. Speaker, I will be voting yes.

Buonanotte Restaurant March 20th, 2013

Mr. Speaker, on April Fool's Day, pasta lovers will gather at Massimo Lecas' restaurant, Buonanotte in Montreal, lampooning Quebec's separatist government and its linguistic cleansing comedy of errors.

Sponsored by the Special Committee for Canadian Unity and putbacktheflag.com, this evening of comedy will be held at the Italian restaurant where Quebec's language police ordered the removal of the word “pasta” from the menu. Imagine, no pasta on an Italian restaurant menu. Throughout the world, from Australia to England to, of course, Italy, they regaled at this farce and the silliness of the separatists. Welcome to pastagate.

Join us on the evening of April 1 in Montreal for even more comedic fun as we support the needy, support Canadian unity, support the Constitution and Charter of Rights and Freedoms, support linguistic fairness and indulge in our love of pasta.

Clarity Act January 28th, 2013

Mr. Speaker, I would like to add a little clarity around what exactly the bill is intended to do and what that means.

It intends to ignore the Supreme Court of Canada and its ruling on this issue. It means to allow the proposal of yet another ambiguous, misleading question. It means to deny the people of Quebec a clear expression of their will in determining their future and direction. It also means to risk a minority decision that could tragically partition and break up Quebec. The supporters of the bill also intend to propose this to be sent to the Queen for a decision.

The bill has to be voted down by every Canadian in the House.