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  • His favourite word is referendum.

Conservative MP for Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 48% of the vote.

This week

Spoke in the House on Arnold Chan Mr. Speaker, on numerous occasions since learning of Arnold's passing, I thought of what the best way of summarizing him in his role as a parliamentarian ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @petermjaworski There does seem to be a double standard. Happily, Secretary Clinton's foreign policy knowledge is her greatest strength.

Posted on Twitter La liberté et la démocratie au Canada sont fondamentales et ne doivent jamais être tenues pour acquises. #JournéeDeLaDémocratie [2/2]

Posted on Twitter En cette #JournéeInternationaleDeLaDémocratie, rappelons-nous l’importance des institutions démocratiques au Canada et ailleurs. [1/2]

Posted on Twitter The freedom and democracy that we enjoy here in Canada today is not inevitable, and we must never take it for granted. #DemocracyDay [2/2]

Posted on Twitter Today is #InternationalDayofDemocracy. It is important to uphold our democratic institutions, here in Canada and around the world. [1/2]

Posted on Twitter I'm saddened to hear of the passing of my friend and colleague, Arnold Chan, who was one of the brightest lights in the House of Commons.

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Veterans advocates hope for change from O'Regan at Veterans Affairs 'He was a gifted broadcaster and is therefore a gifted communicator, and that's an asset for this government,' says former PMO staffer Scott Reid. Liberal MP Seamus O'Regan at the ceremony on Aug. 28 in which he was sworn in as Veterans Affairs Minister.

A month ago

Mentioned by Canada Free Press Hillier & Reid: Parks Canada Needs to Take Responsibility for Flooding (PERTH) Randy Hillier (Lanark-Frontenac-Lennox & Addington) along with his federal counterpart MP Scott Reid (Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston) have called on Parks Canada to help contribute to the relief efforts for those individuals and business affected by ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Taxpayers spent more than $600K for Electoral Reform Committee report Liberals dismissed Special House Committee on Electoral Reform members, from left, Conservative MP Scott Reid, Liberal MP Francis Scarpaleggia, and NDP MP Nathan Cullen. New statistics show the committee cost taxpayers more than $600,000. The Hill Times photograph ...

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

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes 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, ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Chief Electoral Officer’s report entitled "An Electoral Framework for the 21st Century: ... Okay, thank you. First of all, Mr. Chair, thank you for agreeing to set aside some time today for me to lay out concerns regarding the ...

Mentioned by National Post John Ivison: Backed into a corner, Liberals seek compromise on parliamentary reform The opposition claimed the changes to the standing orders are a power grab, an attempt to alter the rules to their own advantage using their parliamentary majority. Conservative MP Scott Reid noted there is more than a hint of irony in the fact that ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Changes to the Standing Orders, Chief Electoral Officer’s report entitled "An Electoral ... Thank you. Perhaps, then, we could also make the request of the various House leaders. If they're willing to share the responses they gave to you, ...

Mentioned by National Post John Ivison: Backed into a corner, Liberals seek compromise on parliamentary reform Conservative MP Scott Reid noted there is more than a hint of irony in the fact that the Liberals are attempting to get rid of omnibus bills by introducing what might legitimately be dubbed an omnibus document of parliamentary reform. The opposition ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, this spring, we debated and voted in favour of a motion dealing with the issue of Islamophobia. The provision of the law to which ...

Mentioned by Marijuana.com Rebel With a Cause: The One Conservative Who Voted for Legal Pot During the second reading of Bill C-45, Conservative MP Scott Reid was the only outlier among the group, voting in favour of legalization. This change is a refreshing outlook amongst a sea of unsurprising dissension from Reid's party on the issue. “We ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, that is a very reasonable concern for you and the clerks to have. It is just a suggestion that might make sense. I do ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, next week, the Falkland Islands will be on the agenda at the General Assembly of the Organization of American States. In 2013, the people ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, this legislation could be understood in three steps. Step number one, the Liberals come up with a fundraising system that is profoundly profitable. Step ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Mr. Speaker, the minister will know that I am unique on this side of the House in being a long-time advocate of marijuana legalization, a position ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Madam Speaker, I take issue with something the hon. parliamentary secretary said in his remarks. He suggested that there was a lack of consensus and that ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Madam Speaker, on February 3, Althia Raj, in the Huffington Post, reported on a leak from a recent meeting. She reported: Several government sources, speaking to ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under House of Commons, Vote 1 under ... Fair enough. I wouldn't expect you to come equipped with those off the top of your head, although I would have been impressed if you had. ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members of Parliament within ... Okay. We've been discussing the substance of the issue here—what Mr. Christopherson and Mr. Simms have been doing—the question writ large. Turning to the question writ ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members of Parliament within ... Thank you. This is a point of order of which I have given you previous notice, Mr. Chair. This deals with the point of order that ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in South Sudan Thank you. We're going to a shorter question and answer period, unfortunately, five minutes instead of seven. Let me just ask this question, and depending how ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities That's right. I'm actually moving on to propose a counter way of looking at this. I mentioned the importance that Canadians assign to this issue. I ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Chief Electoral Officer’s report entitled "An Electoral Framework for the 21st Century: ... We're at motion number six.... What I've been doing in the amendment is trying to show the importance of consensus as reflected in the practices of ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-569 An Act respecting the procedure for the appointment and removal of the Governor General