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  • His favourite word is system.

Conservative MP for Lanark—Frontenac—Kingston (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter #ERRE today in #Edmonton area (Renaissance Airport Hotel, next to @FlyEIA). Details: https://t.co/ZHaCO9pqMY… https://t.co/xXYSTEB2L8

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #113 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that: ( a) before making decisions on ...

Didn't vote on Vote #112 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the words “funding proposals,” and substituting the ...

Didn't vote on Vote #111 on Bill C-234 Amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers)

Didn't vote on Vote #110 on Bill C-247 Amend the Criminal Code (passive detection device)

Posted on Twitter @mckayspencer @StewartPrest @mario_canseco Sounds familiar. I wrote these in ‘01 & ‘05: https://t.co/DxY1tgQTja and https://t.co/tEt8ixE9uR.

Posted on Twitter Today, #ElectoralReform Special Cmte in #Vancouver. Want a referendum? Open mic @ 4:15p & 7:45p https://t.co/1OpLt5Ruxr #YVR #ERRE #cdnpoli

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

Posted on Twitter #ERRE in #Victoria today, 4pm: open mic sessions on #ElectoralReform https://t.co/1OpLt5Ruxr Do you want a referend… https://t.co/oXKyu2s3WX

Posted on Twitter A new piece from @RonaAmbrose: A new voting system can never be legitimate unless it’s one Canadians want. https://t.co/VMLkCqcKUc #cdnpoli

A week ago

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Professor Schwartz, I'll start with you. Given the short time we have, it may be that I'll only be able to interact with you as opposed ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Right. That's the advantage of the audio feedback, if you have that kind of system. I should mention, by the way, on the voting by telephone ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Professor, you were suggesting a model of regional divisions in a province. As opposed to having proportionality within the province of Ontario, you suggested that the ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform I want to turn to substance. I agree with your analysis of alternative vote. I think you're entirely correct in how you describe it. I think ...

Posted on Twitter .@foxgw to #ERRE: It is exponentially more important that we get this right, than that we get it done on time.

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Committee Business and Electoral Reform I have something to say about it, which might result in an amendment. Let me address it first, and then we'll see if an amendment is ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Right. This is more of a comment than a question. I think it makes sense to start with a by-election, rather than a general election, for ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and thank you to all of our witnesses. Both presentations were excellent, but I'm going to confine my questions to ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Alberta leadership candidate Kenney gave up federal election reform post weeks ago Jason Kenney chats with Scott Reid during a meeting of the Electoral Reform Committee in July. The Hill ... B.C. NDP MP Nathan Cullen (Skeena-Bulkley Valley, B.C.), wading in on an Alberta debate over whether Mr. Kenney should give up his perch in the ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Right. Back when the British Columbia one, the former of the two, was under way, I remember writing on the subject of the way the referendum ...

Mentioned by www.insideottawavalley.com/ Studio Theatre in Perth unveils new seats donated... Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston MP Scott Reid says a few words during an Aug. 18 reception at the Studio Theatre in Perth as Studio Theatre president Penny Silberhorn looks on. The event celebrated the recent donation of 200 seats from the National Arts ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Port aux Basques Gulf News Significant funding announcement tomorrow at Codroy Seafoods Federal MP Gudie Hutchings will be in Codroy tomorrow, joined by MHA Scott Reid and Codroy Seafoods owner John Osmond for a funding announcement in Small Craft Harbours. On July 25, the Government of Canada announced an investment of $68.2 ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Dion declines to appear before electoral reform committee In the committee on Tuesday morning, Conservative MP Scott Reid moved a motion that recognized Dion as a “credentialed academic” with “compelling views” — Dion taught public administration and political science at l'Université de Montréal from 1984 to ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Welcome to the summer of electoral reform: No sunscreen required for dozen lucky MPs As a Canadian Alliance MP, Scott Reid actually argued for two referendums during a debate in 2001 and a supplementary opinion added by Conservative MPs to a House committee report in 2005 included a commitment that a Conservative government ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Madam Speaker, I will continue with the same referendum announcement from June 20, 2006: The adoption of a new electoral system would represent a foundational change ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, last weekend journalist and noted electoral reform advocate Andrew Coyne criticized the Liberals' schedule for the committee on electoral reform. He stated, “The very ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, in responding to a question for the member for Richmond—Arthabaska, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Democratic Institutions said something that could not ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, Matthew Mendelsohn is one of the principal authors of the Liberal election platform containing that famous promise about the 2015 election being the last ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, in today's National Post, Laval Professor Stephen Gordon notes: ...much of the argument against using a referendum to choose an electoral system uses technocratic ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to electoral reform for the period between October 19, 2015, and April 22, 2016: (a) what individuals and organizations were consulted by, or provided ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, I would like to encourage my open-minded colleague opposite to consider the following. I am going to quote from that paper, which states, “the ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, of course Conservative members will be participating in the committee process that is starting up, but that is not the question. After that process ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada All-Party Support Still Not Enough To Change Electoral System: Tories OTTAWA — If every political party in the House Commons agrees on a new electoral system, it still won't have the necessary support without a referendum, a Tory MP says. Conservative ... Scott Reid during question period in the House of Commons, June 2.

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