Pierre POILIEVRE

POILIEVRE, The Hon. Pierre, P.C., B.A.

Personal Data

Party
Conservative
Constituency
Carleton (Ontario)
Birth Date
June 3, 1979
Website
http://pierremp.ca
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=ad4032f2-6bb1-497b-b146-f321cfb71ba9&Language=E&Section=ALL
Email Address
pierre.poilievre@parl.gc.ca
Profession
businessman, communication consultant, policy analyst

Parliamentary Career

June 28, 2004 - November 29, 2005
CPC
  Nepean--Carleton (Ontario)
January 23, 2006 - September 7, 2008
CPC
  Nepean--Carleton (Ontario)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board (February 7, 2006 - November 6, 2008)
October 14, 2008 - March 26, 2011
CPC
  Nepean--Carleton (Ontario)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the President of the Treasury Board (February 7, 2006 - November 6, 2008)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and to the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs (November 7, 2008 - May 24, 2011)
May 2, 2011 - August 2, 2015
CPC
  Nepean--Carleton (Ontario)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister and to the Minister of Intergovernmental Affairs (November 7, 2008 - May 24, 2011)
  • Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities and for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (May 25, 2011 - July 14, 2013)
  • Minister of State (Democratic Reform) (July 15, 2013 - November 3, 2015)
  • Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Democratic Reform (February 9, 2015 - November 3, 2015)
October 19, 2015 -
CPC
  Carleton (Ontario)
  • Minister of State (Democratic Reform) (July 15, 2013 - November 3, 2015)
  • Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Democratic Reform (February 9, 2015 - November 3, 2015)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 1 of 690)


June 19, 2019

Hon. Pierre Poilievre (Carleton, CPC)

Mr. Speaker, when the previous Conservative government was fighting the great global recession, that member said that we should spend more, spend now, spend faster. His only complaint was that the deficits were not big enough.

We left him with a balanced budget. He promised that in 2019 the budget would balance itself. He is off by just $20 billion on top of the taxes he raised on the middle class.

The Prime Minister broke that promise. Which other promises will he break if he is re-elected?

Topic:   Oral Questions
Subtopic:   Finance
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June 19, 2019

Hon. Pierre Poilievre (Carleton, CPC)

Madam Speaker, I am tabling a petition on behalf of a constituent, who has collected over 800 signatures from Canadians in all provinces and territories.

The petitioners call on the government to review the records under the control of the Privy Council Office and to transfer all historical records to Library and Archives Canada. Researchers and historians rely on this information to write Canada's history. Historical records that do not threaten national security should be open and accessible by default.

Topic:   Routine Proceedings
Subtopic:   Petitions
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June 19, 2019

Hon. Pierre Poilievre (Carleton, CPC)

Mr. Speaker, remember this great hit. “I'm looking Canadians straight in the eye and being honest, the way I always have. We are committed to balanced budgets, and we are. We will balance that budget in 2019.” The Prime Minister only missed that promise by $20 billion.

When he looks Canadians in the eye in the next election and promises not to raise their taxes again, why should anyone believe what he says?

Topic:   Oral Questions
Subtopic:   Finance
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June 18, 2019

Hon. Pierre Poilievre

Mr. Speaker, under the previous Conservative government, we did introduce sector-by-sector rules to reduce emissions at an industrial level. We also brought in improved standards for tailpipe emissions. Along with other measures that I do not have time to mention because of the time limit, we actually saw, for the first time in measured history in Canada, a reduction in overall greenhouse gases in absolute terms.

All of that proves that taxes are not the best way to reduce emissions, technology is. We need to increase the technology and the advancement of our economy, so we can deliver an improved quality of life with lower energy consumption at the same time.

Topic:   Government Orders
Subtopic:   Business of Supply
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June 18, 2019

Hon. Pierre Poilievre (Carleton, CPC)

Mr. Speaker, two years ago, almost to the day, the finance minister unleashed an attack on small businesses. He tried to raise taxes on their investment up to 73% and double the tax on parents selling their businesses to their children. He backed down, partially and temporarily, after a massive uprising.

I have two questions. First, will he admit that this attack on small businesses was wrong? Second, will he promise never to try it again?

Topic:   Oral Questions
Subtopic:   Small Business
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