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  • His favourite word is atlantic.

Conservative MP for Niagara Falls (Ontario)

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

Two weeks ago

Didn't vote on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Didn't vote on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Didn't vote on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

Three weeks 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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Tonight, S-201 (Genetic Discrimination) will face 3rd Reading vote in the House. Please join me in supporting S-201! https://t.co/wAB6nxjljp

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 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 ...

Three months 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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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