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  • His favourite word is marijuana.

Conservative MP for Niagara Falls (Ontario)

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

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Posted on Twitter Thank you to everyone who supported my Bill. What a great example of multi-party cooperation on such an important Canadian issue

Posted on Twitter I'm very proud to announce that my #AlzheimersBill passed 3rd Reading in the Senate and will receive Royal Assent tonight

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill S-231 I'm pleased to hear that, because it seems to me that the longer we go without something specific in writing, the more difficult it will become ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, the Liberals keep telling us that they take judicial appointments seriously, yet to date there are still judicial vacancies right across the country. Under ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, the Liberals are not even appointing the necessary judicial advisory committees that give advice when making appointments. Incredibly, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House to speak to this latest bill introduced by the Minister of Justice, an act to amend ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, the Liberals are going to end any prospect of the public child sex offender registry that was passed by this House two years ago ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply moved: That the House: (a) acknowledge that Bill C-26, Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act, received Royal Assent on June 18, 2015; (b) acknowledge that through ...

Posted on Twitter Att: Students and Youth! Are you looking for summer employment? This link maybe helpful: https://t.co/MEei9DHELg #CanadaSummerJobs

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-46 Thank you very much. I'd like to welcome the minister and all these members of the Department of Justice. I thank you for your appearance today. ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, in June of 2015 our Conservative government passed the high-risk child sex offender registry, and since then, the RCMP have been working to implement ...

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to Canada’s #ChiefJustice Beverley McLachlin, on her announced upcoming retirement on Dec. 15, 2017 from the #SupremeCourt

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to Mr. MacGregor for coming forward with this. I too met those two gentlemen and did read those ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans and Comparative Study of Services ... Thank you very much. Thank you for doing this. There are so many similarities between Canada and Australia that this is very helpful to us. First ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, we are seeing reports that the government is considering stopping public access to the national sex offender registry. We are all familiar with the ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Consideration of Kathleen Roussel for Appointment as Director of Public Prosecutions I am glad to hear that. If, in fact, you find there is some sort of shortage here, I'm hoping that somewhere along the line we ...

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Mr. Speaker, we have been hearing reports from New Brunswick about a legal crisis in its family court system. It is all because of the judicial ...

Posted on Twitter I enjoyed this song and would like to share. ‘Canada One Five Oh!’ performed by Canadian Artist Dean Smith from BC https://t.co/aoIJmxXiyL

Posted on Twitter UPDATE: I’m very pleased my PMB C-233 is moving on to 3rd Reading in the Senate #Alzheimers #Dementia #cdnpoli https://t.co/v4b5ndMnBt

A month ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Proposals for a Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment, 2017 I wonder why you're changing the words there. The current words refer to a “gift or settlement without adequate valuable consideration”. Everybody understands that, something you ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System That's a very good point. You mentioned criminal summary offences and the federal government's role. Other than creating the offences, which is the federal government's role, ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, ... Thank you, Minister, and all those with you here today. Thank you for your appearance here. It is much appreciated. There are so many different aspects ...

Mentioned by Niagara Falls Review A moment of reflection Niagara Falls MP Rob Nicholson is very familiar with the soldier's story. He is Gunn's grand nephew. "(He) fell fighting for the freedoms that we enjoy today. He gave his life to the country he loved." Earlier this month, Nicholson was a member of the ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Niagara Falls Review Nicholson settling into new role After nearly 10 years of serving in several high-profile federal cabinet posts, Rob Nicholson had to adjust to life as an opposition MP in 2016. The 21-year federal politician is an elder statesman in the Conservative party and was an integral part of ...

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 ...

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