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  • His favourite word is justice.

Conservative MP for Niagara Falls (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

A week ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter My statement on the sentencing of Douglas Garland for the murders of Alvin and Kathy Liknes and Nathan O'Brien: https://t.co/vtERxyoGAX

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 in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, under our Conservative government, we always made judicial appointments a priority. The Liberals have been in office for over a year, and there are ...

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted No on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Spoke in the House on Genetic Non-Discrimination Act Mr. Speaker, I am very surprised, quite frankly, at the comments by my colleague. When this was before committee, those who testified generally agreed that it ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, yesterday the justice minister said her problem with mandatory sentences was the charter. I should not have to point out to her that the ...

Voted No on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, the minister does not want to be specific, because the Liberals have a problem with prison sentences. I am proud of the fact that ...

Two weeks ago

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 in the House on Retirement Congratulations Mr. Speaker, today I pay tribute to a hard-working and dedicated individual who has served this chamber with distinction for more than 32 years and is ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, today the Liberals introduced a bill that would give a break to human traffickers who committed multiple crimes. This is unbelievable. The bill says ...

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 ...

Posted on Twitter I am most pleased to congratulate Queen Elizabeth II on her #SapphireJubilee. 65 incredible years since Her Majesty acceded to the throne

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter BREAKING: My PMB, C-233, has passed 3rd Reading in the House of Commons and is now on its way to the Senate. #Alzheimers #dementia

Posted on Twitter Yesterday I thanked my colleagues for supporting my PMB C-233, as it enters 3rd Reading today in the HOC #Alzheimers https://t.co/OmD0E9ircs

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System Thank you very much. Those were two excellent presentations here, and I have a number of questions. Ms. Govender, there is the whole area of what ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Together, let’s break the stigma around mental illness. Let’s make a difference. I support the #BellLetsTalk initia… https://t.co/o5AkFJ7vqY

Posted on Twitter "I still don’t understand why it has taken them so long to make the judicial appointments" https://t.co/EGGMxsONP9

Two 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 ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System I will try to stay within the time limits myself, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much for your testimony. This is very helpful to us to ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System I wonder if you could sit down and maybe get involved with this, because I think it's important to have the minister here. It's very important. ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-201 If, presumably, it gets passed. It seemed to me when I looked at this, and Mr. Falk has just clarified the situation, that it doesn't change ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-233 Mr. Chair, vice-chairs, and members of the committee, it's an honour to be here today to present my private member's bill, along with my fellow colleague, ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-201 Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Gentleman, thank you very much for taking time to be with us here this morning. My first questions are directed ...

More than three months ago

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