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Conservative MP for Niagara Falls (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 42% of the vote.

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted No on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted No on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

A week ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-217 I only speak on behalf of my colleagues who will perhaps have something to say afterwards. We don't support shutting down this bill. This bill was ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter On May 4th, I had an opportunity to present a statement in the House of Commons. Please take a moment to watch! https://t.co/F98yOO0O3i

Spoke in the House on Niagara Region Mr. Speaker, spring is upon us, which signals the start of the tourist season in my riding of Niagara Falls, which includes the towns of Niagara-on-the-Lake ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System You made a very good point at the beginning. You said the access to justice and the issues within it should not be focused on corporations. ...

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter #ThrowbackThursday #TBT to that time in the HOC when I paid tribute to the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Vimy R… https://t.co/ZyIb7QzF8o

Posted on Twitter Always exciting to see local talent succeed. Niagara-On-The-Lake's own Ben Harpur stepping up for @OttawaSenators https://t.co/oaptbmPGnC

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/YbG1Q5rDj9

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-217 Thank you very much. Thank you, lady and gentlemen, for your testimony here today. Shelly MacInnis-Wynn, thank you so much for coming here today. You've made ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, each day the Liberals are allowing more and more criminals to go free because they are incapable of making judicial appointments. While we were ...

Posted on Twitter My thoughts & prayers go out to the victims & loved ones who lost their lives in this senseless act. We stand in solidarity with the UK.

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-217 I'll just follow up on Mr. Boissonnault's comments. He said that with the enactment of this bill we could be adding an extra five minutes to ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, we see a Hells Angels leader from Quebec, a Toronto man charged with possessing child pornography, an Ottawa father charged with breaking both of ...

Posted on Twitter “What will it take to get this Government to make judicial appointments a priority?” https://t.co/AwUqwFXm9j

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-305 It seems to me that would be a question of fact in a case. Your example that if somebody creates some sort of mischief against the ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, headlines are telling us that the crown attorneys in Alberta are having to accept plea deals on criminal cases because of the judicial backlog. ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, one of the points I agree with the defence minister on is the outstanding record of Canada's Armed Forces. Indeed, I would argue that ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, during their first year in government, the Liberals only appointed 34 superior court judges. In the previous year, our Conservative government appointed 96 judges. ...

Spoke in the House on Reg Stackhouse Madam Speaker, today I have the opportunity to honour former parliamentarian, Reg Stackhouse, who passed away in December. I was proud to serve with Reg under ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-305 It's usually the opposition parties, I would have guessed, but not lately. Fair enough. I want to tell you how pleased I am to see that ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the government put the blame on everybody else for court cases not being heard: it is the provinces, the courts, or even the ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System You made a very good point that we've heard before. Don Piragoff from the Department of Justice was making the same point with respect to the ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System Thank you very much. Thank you, gentleman, for appearing here today. It's very interesting. It's good to have the BC Civil Liberties Association here. I remember ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Niagarathisweek.com Former armoury celebrated at Niagara Falls New Year's Levee Niagara Falls MP Rob Nicholson said being at the levee reminded him of his time in cabinet under former Prime Minister Stephen Harper. He recalled a time he was in Brazil for a meeting of international justice officials — Nicholson was Canada's ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Cape Breton connection important to non-Nova Scotian MPs During an exchange on regional representation on the Supreme Court of Canada, P.E.I. Liberal MP and parliamentary secretary to the minister of justice Sean Casey thanked Niagara Falls Conservative MP Rob Nicholson for his “interest in Atlantic Canada.”.

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Vote backs Atlantic Supreme Court appointments, former Tory MP not impressed The motion, moved by Niagara Falls MP Rob Nicholson, asks the Liberal government to respect the custom of regional representation in Supreme Court of Canada appointments, particularly with the replacement of Justice Thomas Cromwell, who retired on ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Atlantic Liberal MP 'concerned' about Supreme Court exclusion When Conservative MP and former justice minister Rob Nicholson asked her to clarify if that meant the next justice wouldn't necessarily be from Atlantic Canada, however, she acknowledged that was the case. “The next appointment to the Supreme Court of ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Rob Nicholson Former defence minister Rob Nicholson was not told of the metadata glitch that resulted in Canadians' information being shared by the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) with Five Eyes allies until after he had testified in April 2014 at the ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Rob Nicholson turns to Rob Oliphant in push for national dementia strategy Former Conservative cabinet minister Rob Nicholson is the architect of a private member's bill that, if passed, would establish a Canada-wide framework for dealing with mental-health conditions like Alzheimer's disease. He has the support of an ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-233 An Act respecting a national strategy for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias

Introduced legislation Government bill C-55 An Act to amend the Criminal Code

Introduced legislation Government bill C-54 An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the National Defence Act (mental disorder)

Introduced legislation Government bill C-53 An Act to assent to alterations in the law touching the Succession to the Throne

Introduced legislation Government bill C-37 An Act to amend the Criminal Code

Introduced legislation Government bill C-36 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (elder abuse)

Introduced legislation Government bill C-32 An Act to amend the Civil Marriage Act