Skip to main content

PARLINFO

 

Scott Reid

Current Member of The House of Commons - Lanark--Frontenac--Kingston, Ontario

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1964-01-25

Place of Birth:  Hull, Quebec, Canada

Profession | Occupation:  historian, author, journalist

Contact Information

Language Preference:  French, English

Parliamentary Address

House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A6
  Phone: 613-947-2277
  Fax: 613-947-2278
  Email: Scott.Reid@parl.gc.ca

Constituency Address

224 Bridge Street (Main Office)
Carleton Place, Ontario
K7C 3G9
  Toll Free: 1-866-277-1577
  Phone: 613-257-8130
  Fax: 613-257-4371
  Email: Scott.Reid@parl.gc.ca


105 Dufferin Square, Unit 1
Perth, Ontario
K7H 3A5
  Phone: 613-267-8239
  Fax: 613-267-7398
  Email: Scott.Reid@parl.gc.ca


Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 6,413 days (17 years, 6 months, 21 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Lanark--Frontenac--Lennox and Addington Conservative Party of Canada 2008-10-14 Elected
Lanark--Frontenac--Lennox and Addington Conservative Party of Canada 2011-05-02 Elected
Lanark--Frontenac--Lennox and Addington Conservative Party of Canada 2006-01-23 Elected
Lanark--Frontenac--Lennox and Addington Conservative Party of Canada 2004-06-28 Elected
Lanark--Frontenac--Kingston Conservative Party of Canada 2015-10-19 Elected
Lanark--Carleton Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance 2000-11-27 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance 2000-11-27 - 2003-12-22
Conservative Party of Canada 2003-12-23 -  

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Official Opposition House Leader
Portfolio Term
Deputy House Leader of the Official Opposition 2015-11-20 - 2016-09-14
House Leader
Portfolio Term
Conservative Party Deputy House Leader 2015-11-20 - 2016-09-14
Deputy House Leader of the Official Opposition 2006-03-06 - 2015-11-03
Critic
Area of Responsibility Term
Intergovernmental Affairs 2004-03-22 - 2004-07-21
Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec 2004-01-22 - 2004-07-21
National Capital Commission 2002-04-04 - 2004-01-21
Privy Council 2004-01-22 - 2004-07-21
Entrepreneurs and New Canadians 2004-01-22 - 2004-07-21
Democratic Reform 2004-10-05 - 2005-05-16
Democratic Reform 2015-11-20 -  
Democratic Institutions 2015-11-20 -  
Democratic Renewal 2005-05-17 - 2006-02-05
Intergovernmental Affairs 2001-01-05 - 2004-01-21
Infrastructure 2004-01-22 - 2004-07-21
Direct Democracy 2001-06-18 - 2003-06-22
Electoral Reform 2005-06-20 - 2006-02-05
Francophonie 2004-01-22 - 2004-03-21
Official Languages 2004-03-22 - 2004-07-21
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Subcommittee on Disclosure Forms under the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Chair 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Subcommittee on the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Chair 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-10-16 - 2008-09-07)
Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development Chair 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-10-16 - 2008-09-07)
Subcommittee on Gifts under the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Chair 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-01-26 - 2009-12-30)
Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development Chair 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-01-26 - 2009-12-30)
Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development Chair 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2010-03-03 - 2011-03-26)
Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development Chair 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2011-06-02 - 2013-09-13)
Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development Chair 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2013-10-16 - 2015-08-02)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Joint Committee on Official Languages Vice-Chair 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Vice-Chair 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )
Standing Committee on Official Languages Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Subcommittee on Electoral Boundaries Readjustment of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Subcommittee on Electoral Boundaries Readjustment of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-04 - 2005-11-29)
Subcommittee on the Disclosure Statement under the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-04 - 2005-11-29)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-38 An Act respecting certain aspects of legal capacity for marriage for civil purposes Member 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-04 - 2005-11-29)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Subcommittee on Private Members' Business of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-2 An Act providing for conflict of interest rules, restrictions on election financing and measures respecting administrative transparency, oversight and accountability Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-10-16 - 2008-09-07)
Subcommittee on Private Members' Business of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-10-16 - 2008-09-07)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 40th Parliament, 1st Session
(2008-11-18 - 2008-12-04)
Subcommittee on Private Members' Business of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 40th Parliament, 1st Session
(2008-11-18 - 2008-12-04)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 40th Parliament, 1st Session
(2008-11-18 - 2008-12-04)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-01-26 - 2009-12-30)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-01-26 - 2009-12-30)
Subcommittee on Private Members' Business of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-01-26 - 2009-12-30)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2010-03-03 - 2011-03-26)
Subcommittee on Private Members' Business of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2010-03-03 - 2011-03-26)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2011-06-02 - 2013-09-13)
Subcommittee on Private Members' Business of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2011-06-02 - 2013-09-13)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2013-10-16 - 2015-08-02)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Special Committee on Electoral Reform Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Legislative Committee on Bill C-20 An Act to provide for consultations with electors on their preferences for appointments to the Senate Member 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-10-16 - 2008-09-07)
Committees - Joint

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Joint Committee on Official Languages Vice-Chair 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Joint Committee on Scrutiny of Regulations Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament Member 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-01-26 - 2009-12-30)
Political Party Roles
Political Party Role Term
Conservative Party of Canada Deputy House Leader 2015-11-20 - 2016-09-14

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

The unravelling of Canada. Liberty. 5 (1):39-42ff Sept. 1991

Why Lenin is over-rated: a model for the analysis of the role of individual actors in history. Research essay (M.A.) -- Carleton University; [2] 145 leaves. 1989

The Quebec question: debt division and the rule of law. In: After liberalism: essays in search of freedom, virtue, and order. Gairdner, William (ed.). Toronto: Stoddart; p. 193-212. 1998

French fact fizzles: despite Ottawa's billions, French is dying out in the West. BC Report. 4 (23):11 Feb. 8, 1993

Canada remapped: how the partition of Quebec will reshape the nation. Vancouver: Pulp Press; xi, 184 p. c1992

Nothing very nasty about NAFTA. Alberta Report. 19 (36):8-9 Aug. 24, 1992

Glimpse into the boomer's retirement abyss: as the public pension system slides into insolvency, experts warn of an inter-generational war over its funding. Alberta Report. 20 (20):12-16 May 3, 1993

Vote no to save Ottawa jobs: capital frets over the accord's proposed transfer of powers.. BC Report. 4 (6):16 Oct. 12, 1992

Proposed models for a Canadian constitutional convention. Calgary, Alta: Reform Party of Canada; 24 p. 1998

Nobody here but us Canucks: the last census …. BC Report. 4 (29):16 Mar. 22, 1993

One million Aboriginals and climbing: ... a surge in self-identified Indians. BC Report. 4 (34):18-19 Apr. 26, 1993

22% solution: Alberta francophones propose a new Senate formula. BC Report. 3 (49):9 Aug. 10, 1992

Senator of their own: Alberta francophones hurl a wrench into the premiers' plan. Alberta Report. 19 (34):13 Aug. 10, 1992

Battle against the boomers: experts see intergenerational war over the pension plan. BC Report. 4 (35):12-15 May 3, 1993

Nobody here but us Canucks: the last census saw a 10-fold increase in those of `Canadian' ancestry. Alberta Report. 20 (13):10 Mar. 15, 1993

Preparing for round two: free-trade opponents stand firm against NAFTA. BC Report. 3 (51):11 Aug. 24, 1992

Lead us not into temptation. Gravitas. 2 (4):11-14 Winter 1995

Constructing an alternative to Canada's natural governing party (a.k.a the Liberal Party of Canada). Inroads; a journal of opinion. no. 10:29-44 2001

This time they might actually cut: the federal Tories move to head off the RPC …. Alberta Report. 19 (32):9 July 27, 1992

Developing a coalition for electoral reform. Policy Options = Options politiques. 22 (6):76-7 July/Aug. 2001

Even the bureaucracy is voting no: the capital frets over the transfer of federal jobs. Alberta Report. 19 (43):15 Oct. 12, 1992

La voie vers la réforme électorale. Revue parlementaire canadienne. 28 (3):4-8 automne 2005

Penumbras for the people: placing judicial supremacy under popular control. In: Rethinking the constitution: perspectives on Canadian constitutional reform, interpretation, and theory. Peacock, Anthony A. (ed.). Oxford; Toronto: Oxford University Press; p. 186-213. 1996

Let's call the whole thing off: Manning, Wells and others demand a moratorium on constitutional talks. Alberta Report. 19 (29):12-13 July 6, 1992

French fact fizzles: despite Ottawa's billions, French is dying out in the West. Alberta Report. 20 (7):11 Feb. 1, 1993

Tools for taxpayers. Liberty. 9 (1):35-40 Sept. 1995

Should we end prohibition?. Policy Options = Options politiques. 22:6-17 Oct. 2001

Pilfering a page from the RPC. BC Report. 3 (46):18 July 20, 1992

Decentralization and democracy: lessons for Canada from the world's other federations. Calgary, Alta: Reform Party of Canada; 44 p. 1996

After the election, le Déluge. Liberty. 7 (3):31-4 Jan. 1994

Lament for a notion: the life and death of Canada's bilingual dream. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press; vii, 320 p. 1993

Curbing judicial activism. Papers on Parliament. 10 (3):42-56 Winter 1999

The borders of an independent Quebec: a though experiment. The Good Society: a PEGS journal. 7 (1):11-17 Winter 1997

Suddenly Canada has a million Aboriginals: prospects of treaty benefits may explain the abrupt 41% surge in self-identified Indians. Alberta Report. 20:12-13 Apr. 26, 1993

How national dream becomes national nightmare: Canada's over-regulated and money-losing railways …. Alberta Report. 19 (39):24-5 Sept. 14, 1992

Steel-rail blues: Canada's unprofitable railways have a lot in common with airlines. BC Report. 4 (2):27 Sept. 14, 1992

The accidental majoriy: why Quebec always wins. Gravitas. 1 (3):11-17 Autumn 1994

NDP provinces threaten Mexican deal: anti-Americanism fuels B.C. policy. Alberta Report. 19 (34):11-12 Aug. 10, 1992

Let's call the whole thing off: leaders want a moratorium on constitutional talks. BC Report. 3 (44):10-11 July 6, 1992

Smokes, but no peace pipe. Liberty. 4 (2):33-35ff Nov. 1990

The substance of reform. In: Fixing Canadian democracy / edited by Gordon Gibson. Vancouver: Fraser Institute; p. 151-7. 2003

AGT beats the gun on competition: Unitel readies its Alberta challenge but LD rates are already cut. Alberta Report. 19 (29):20 June 28, 1992

Chronicle of a military defeat: a report charts the failure of bilingualism in the armed forces. BC Report. 4 (14):9-10 Dec. 7, 1992

The role of the individual actors in history in the thought of Marx, Engels, Plekhanov and Lenin. Honours essay (Political Science) -- Carleton University; [1985?]

Fear of free trading: NDP governments oppose a deal with the U.S. and Mexico. BC Report. 3 (49):8-9 Aug. 10, 1992

The road to electoral reform. Canadian Parliamentary Review. 28 (3):4-8 Autumn 2005

Contact Information

Language Preference:  French, English

Parliamentary Address

House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A6
  Phone: 613-947-2277
  Fax: 613-947-2278
  Email: Scott.Reid@parl.gc.ca

Constituency Address

224 Bridge Street (Main Office)
Carleton Place, Ontario
K7C 3G9
  Toll Free: 1-866-277-1577
  Phone: 613-257-8130
  Fax: 613-257-4371
  Email: Scott.Reid@parl.gc.ca


105 Dufferin Square, Unit 1
Perth, Ontario
K7H 3A5
  Phone: 613-267-8239
  Fax: 613-267-7398
  Email: Scott.Reid@parl.gc.ca


Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 6,413 days (17 years, 6 months, 21 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Lanark--Frontenac--Lennox and Addington Conservative Party of Canada 2008-10-14 Elected
Lanark--Frontenac--Lennox and Addington Conservative Party of Canada 2011-05-02 Elected
Lanark--Frontenac--Lennox and Addington Conservative Party of Canada 2006-01-23 Elected
Lanark--Frontenac--Lennox and Addington Conservative Party of Canada 2004-06-28 Elected
Lanark--Frontenac--Kingston Conservative Party of Canada 2015-10-19 Elected
Lanark--Carleton Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance 2000-11-27 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
Canadian Reform Conservative Alliance 2000-11-27 - 2003-12-22
Conservative Party of Canada 2003-12-23 -  

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Official Opposition House Leader
Portfolio Term
Deputy House Leader of the Official Opposition 2015-11-20 - 2016-09-14
House Leader
Portfolio Term
Conservative Party Deputy House Leader 2015-11-20 - 2016-09-14
Deputy House Leader of the Official Opposition 2006-03-06 - 2015-11-03
Critic
Area of Responsibility Term
Intergovernmental Affairs 2004-03-22 - 2004-07-21
Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec 2004-01-22 - 2004-07-21
National Capital Commission 2002-04-04 - 2004-01-21
Privy Council 2004-01-22 - 2004-07-21
Entrepreneurs and New Canadians 2004-01-22 - 2004-07-21
Democratic Reform 2004-10-05 - 2005-05-16
Democratic Reform 2015-11-20 -  
Democratic Institutions 2015-11-20 -  
Democratic Renewal 2005-05-17 - 2006-02-05
Intergovernmental Affairs 2001-01-05 - 2004-01-21
Infrastructure 2004-01-22 - 2004-07-21
Direct Democracy 2001-06-18 - 2003-06-22
Electoral Reform 2005-06-20 - 2006-02-05
Francophonie 2004-01-22 - 2004-03-21
Official Languages 2004-03-22 - 2004-07-21
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Subcommittee on Disclosure Forms under the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Chair 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Subcommittee on the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Chair 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-10-16 - 2008-09-07)
Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development Chair 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-10-16 - 2008-09-07)
Subcommittee on Gifts under the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Chair 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-01-26 - 2009-12-30)
Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development Chair 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-01-26 - 2009-12-30)
Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development Chair 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2010-03-03 - 2011-03-26)
Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development Chair 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2011-06-02 - 2013-09-13)
Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development Chair 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2013-10-16 - 2015-08-02)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Joint Committee on Official Languages Vice-Chair 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Vice-Chair 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )
Standing Committee on Official Languages Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Subcommittee on Electoral Boundaries Readjustment of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 37th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2002-09-30 - 2003-11-12)
Standing Committee on Official Languages Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Subcommittee on Electoral Boundaries Readjustment of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 37th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2004-02-02 - 2004-05-23)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-04 - 2005-11-29)
Subcommittee on the Disclosure Statement under the Conflict of Interest Code for Members of the House of Commons of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-04 - 2005-11-29)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-38 An Act respecting certain aspects of legal capacity for marriage for civil purposes Member 38th Parliament, 1st Session
(2004-10-04 - 2005-11-29)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Subcommittee on Private Members' Business of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Legislative Committee on Bill C-2 An Act providing for conflict of interest rules, restrictions on election financing and measures respecting administrative transparency, oversight and accountability Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics Member 39th Parliament, 1st Session
(2006-04-03 - 2007-09-14)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-10-16 - 2008-09-07)
Subcommittee on Private Members' Business of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-10-16 - 2008-09-07)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 40th Parliament, 1st Session
(2008-11-18 - 2008-12-04)
Subcommittee on Private Members' Business of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 40th Parliament, 1st Session
(2008-11-18 - 2008-12-04)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 40th Parliament, 1st Session
(2008-11-18 - 2008-12-04)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-01-26 - 2009-12-30)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-01-26 - 2009-12-30)
Subcommittee on Private Members' Business of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-01-26 - 2009-12-30)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2010-03-03 - 2011-03-26)
Subcommittee on Private Members' Business of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 40th Parliament, 3rd Session
(2010-03-03 - 2011-03-26)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2011-06-02 - 2013-09-13)
Subcommittee on Private Members' Business of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2011-06-02 - 2013-09-13)
Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2013-10-16 - 2015-08-02)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Special Committee on Electoral Reform Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Legislative Committee on Bill C-20 An Act to provide for consultations with electors on their preferences for appointments to the Senate Member 39th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2007-10-16 - 2008-09-07)
Committees - Joint

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Joint Committee on Official Languages Vice-Chair 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Joint Committee on Scrutiny of Regulations Member 37th Parliament, 1st Session
(2001-01-29 - 2002-09-16)
Standing Joint Committee on the Library of Parliament Member 40th Parliament, 2nd Session
(2009-01-26 - 2009-12-30)
Political Party Roles
Political Party Role Term
Conservative Party of Canada Deputy House Leader 2015-11-20 - 2016-09-14

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

The unravelling of Canada. Liberty. 5 (1):39-42ff Sept. 1991

Why Lenin is over-rated: a model for the analysis of the role of individual actors in history. Research essay (M.A.) -- Carleton University; [2] 145 leaves. 1989

The Quebec question: debt division and the rule of law. In: After liberalism: essays in search of freedom, virtue, and order. Gairdner, William (ed.). Toronto: Stoddart; p. 193-212. 1998

French fact fizzles: despite Ottawa's billions, French is dying out in the West. BC Report. 4 (23):11 Feb. 8, 1993

Canada remapped: how the partition of Quebec will reshape the nation. Vancouver: Pulp Press; xi, 184 p. c1992

Nothing very nasty about NAFTA. Alberta Report. 19 (36):8-9 Aug. 24, 1992

Glimpse into the boomer's retirement abyss: as the public pension system slides into insolvency, experts warn of an inter-generational war over its funding. Alberta Report. 20 (20):12-16 May 3, 1993

Vote no to save Ottawa jobs: capital frets over the accord's proposed transfer of powers.. BC Report. 4 (6):16 Oct. 12, 1992

Proposed models for a Canadian constitutional convention. Calgary, Alta: Reform Party of Canada; 24 p. 1998

Nobody here but us Canucks: the last census …. BC Report. 4 (29):16 Mar. 22, 1993

One million Aboriginals and climbing: ... a surge in self-identified Indians. BC Report. 4 (34):18-19 Apr. 26, 1993

22% solution: Alberta francophones propose a new Senate formula. BC Report. 3 (49):9 Aug. 10, 1992

Senator of their own: Alberta francophones hurl a wrench into the premiers' plan. Alberta Report. 19 (34):13 Aug. 10, 1992

Battle against the boomers: experts see intergenerational war over the pension plan. BC Report. 4 (35):12-15 May 3, 1993

Nobody here but us Canucks: the last census saw a 10-fold increase in those of `Canadian' ancestry. Alberta Report. 20 (13):10 Mar. 15, 1993

Preparing for round two: free-trade opponents stand firm against NAFTA. BC Report. 3 (51):11 Aug. 24, 1992

Lead us not into temptation. Gravitas. 2 (4):11-14 Winter 1995

Constructing an alternative to Canada's natural governing party (a.k.a the Liberal Party of Canada). Inroads; a journal of opinion. no. 10:29-44 2001

This time they might actually cut: the federal Tories move to head off the RPC …. Alberta Report. 19 (32):9 July 27, 1992

Developing a coalition for electoral reform. Policy Options = Options politiques. 22 (6):76-7 July/Aug. 2001

Even the bureaucracy is voting no: the capital frets over the transfer of federal jobs. Alberta Report. 19 (43):15 Oct. 12, 1992

La voie vers la réforme électorale. Revue parlementaire canadienne. 28 (3):4-8 automne 2005

Penumbras for the people: placing judicial supremacy under popular control. In: Rethinking the constitution: perspectives on Canadian constitutional reform, interpretation, and theory. Peacock, Anthony A. (ed.). Oxford; Toronto: Oxford University Press; p. 186-213. 1996

Let's call the whole thing off: Manning, Wells and others demand a moratorium on constitutional talks. Alberta Report. 19 (29):12-13 July 6, 1992

French fact fizzles: despite Ottawa's billions, French is dying out in the West. Alberta Report. 20 (7):11 Feb. 1, 1993

Tools for taxpayers. Liberty. 9 (1):35-40 Sept. 1995

Should we end prohibition?. Policy Options = Options politiques. 22:6-17 Oct. 2001

Pilfering a page from the RPC. BC Report. 3 (46):18 July 20, 1992

Decentralization and democracy: lessons for Canada from the world's other federations. Calgary, Alta: Reform Party of Canada; 44 p. 1996

After the election, le Déluge. Liberty. 7 (3):31-4 Jan. 1994

Lament for a notion: the life and death of Canada's bilingual dream. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press; vii, 320 p. 1993

Curbing judicial activism. Papers on Parliament. 10 (3):42-56 Winter 1999

The borders of an independent Quebec: a though experiment. The Good Society: a PEGS journal. 7 (1):11-17 Winter 1997

Suddenly Canada has a million Aboriginals: prospects of treaty benefits may explain the abrupt 41% surge in self-identified Indians. Alberta Report. 20:12-13 Apr. 26, 1993

How national dream becomes national nightmare: Canada's over-regulated and money-losing railways …. Alberta Report. 19 (39):24-5 Sept. 14, 1992

Steel-rail blues: Canada's unprofitable railways have a lot in common with airlines. BC Report. 4 (2):27 Sept. 14, 1992

The accidental majoriy: why Quebec always wins. Gravitas. 1 (3):11-17 Autumn 1994

NDP provinces threaten Mexican deal: anti-Americanism fuels B.C. policy. Alberta Report. 19 (34):11-12 Aug. 10, 1992

Let's call the whole thing off: leaders want a moratorium on constitutional talks. BC Report. 3 (44):10-11 July 6, 1992

Smokes, but no peace pipe. Liberty. 4 (2):33-35ff Nov. 1990

The substance of reform. In: Fixing Canadian democracy / edited by Gordon Gibson. Vancouver: Fraser Institute; p. 151-7. 2003

AGT beats the gun on competition: Unitel readies its Alberta challenge but LD rates are already cut. Alberta Report. 19 (29):20 June 28, 1992

Chronicle of a military defeat: a report charts the failure of bilingualism in the armed forces. BC Report. 4 (14):9-10 Dec. 7, 1992

The role of the individual actors in history in the thought of Marx, Engels, Plekhanov and Lenin. Honours essay (Political Science) -- Carleton University; [1985?]

Fear of free trading: NDP governments oppose a deal with the U.S. and Mexico. BC Report. 3 (49):8-9 Aug. 10, 1992

The road to electoral reform. Canadian Parliamentary Review. 28 (3):4-8 Autumn 2005