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Scott Reid is the Member of Parliament for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston. He was first elected in November 2000.

He has previously served as the Shadow Minister (or opposition critic) for Democratic Institutions (2015-2018), Deputy Opposition House Leader (2015-2016), and Deputy Government House Leader (2006-2015).

He also served as the chairman of the subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development (2008-2015).

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January 29, 2024

Today, January 29, we mark the 7th anniversary of the heinous murder of six of our fellow citizens who were killed solely for practising their faith in peace, in their place of worship, because they were Muslim.  Violence and bigotry directed against religious believers, based on their religion, is inimical to a free, peaceful, and plural society. I stand…

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My statement on this morning’s announcement from Canopy Growth

February 9, 2023

Today, Canopy Growth announced that it is laying off 46% of its workforce in Smiths Falls, ON. This announcement comes as a shock to the many workers and their families, so it is appropriate for everyone’s thoughts and prayers to be with them today. While there are many reasons that this industry is retrenching, the overwhelming factors are the…

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Local MP Scott Reid Releases C-6 Riding Referendum Results 

June 22, 2021

For immediate release This afternoon, local MP Scott Reid voted in favour of Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy), in accordance with his publicly-stated commitment to vote as instructed by the voters of Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston in this, his eleventh  “Constituency Referendum.”  A majority of votes received at Reid’s constituency office answered “Yes” to the question, …

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My responses to C-6 referendum questions (InsideOttawaValley.com)

February 12, 2021

On Monday February 8, reporter Evelyn Harford published this piece on InsideOttawaValley.com: https://www.insideottawavalley.com/news-story/10322952-mp-scott-reid-s-constituency-referendum-on-conversion-therapy-bill-draws-ire/ She provided me with a list of questions, which I responded to in detail. Here is my email exchange with her (contact details have been omitted): ———-o0o———- From: Reid, Scott – M.P. <scott.reid@parl.gc.ca> Sent: Friday, February 5, 2021 11:53:41 AM Subject: Bill C-6 Referendum – media…

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Local MP Scott Reid Releases C-7 Riding Referendum Results

December 10, 2020

For immediate release This afternoon, a final (“third reading”) vote was held in the House of Commons on Bill C-7, the Medical Assistance in Dying Act. Local MP Scott Reid (Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston) voted in favour of the bill, in accordance with his publicly-stated commitment to hold a “Constituency Referendum” and to respect the decision of his constituents, voting in the…

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Information for Canadians abroad

March 17, 2020

As you know, due to the rapidly changing circumstances, the Government of Canada is recommending that Canadians presently outside of Canada return as soon as possible. Travellers returning to Canada must self-isolate for 14 days after return. Recommendations from the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) to monitor health for fever, coughing, and difficulty breathing for 14 days after…

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Office remains open (please call or email, if you can)

March 13, 2020

My Carleton Place office remains open to serve you.  If possible, please contact my office using electronic means: Local tel: 613-257-8130 Toll-free: 1-866-277-1577 Email: scott.reid@parl.gc.ca If you need to visit in-person: 224 Bridge Street Carleton Place, ON  K7C 3G9 Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 12:30 pm 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm  

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Canada Summer Jobs – A more detailed summary, and links

July 22, 2019

I’ve described some elements of the Canada Summer Jobs program in my 2019 annual report, HERE. In this post, I will provide additional detail about how Service Canada assesses applications for funding. Most of what follows is verbatim from Service Canada, with edits for clarity and brevity. The Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program is an initiative of the Youth…

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Scott Reid is the Member of Parliament for Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston. He was first elected in November 2000.

He has previously served as the Shadow Minister (or opposition critic) for Democratic Institutions (2015-2018), Deputy Opposition House Leader (2015-2016), and Deputy Government House Leader (2006-2015).

He also served as the chairman of the subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development (2008-2015).

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