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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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Local MP Scott Reid votes in favour of Bill C-45 (The Cannabis Act)

June 8, 2017

For immediate release Today I will be voting in favour of Bill C-45, The Cannabis Act, at Second Reading. When a bill is approved at Second Reading, it is normally sent to a House of Commons committee for further discussion and potential amendment. Committee meetings are used to gather expert testimony that can result in substantial improvements to legislation,…

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My remarks against Motion M-103

February 16, 2017

On Wednesday evening, February 15, I delivered the following remarks against Motion M-103, a Private Members’ Business (PMB) motion sponsored by Liberal MP Iqra Khalid (Mississauga–Erin Mills). My remarks can be viewed in the context of the one hour of debate on M-103 that took place on February 15 by following this link to the House of Commons Hansard for the…

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Letters to Ministers Gould and Monsef (re: MyDemocracy.ca)

February 6, 2017

This afternoon, I delivered the letters below to Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould, and former Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef respecting Tuesday’s appearance by Minister Gould before the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs. The letters detail questions I intend to ask Minister Gould with respect to the MyDemocracy.ca questionnaire that was launched by Minister Monsef in December 2016.…

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My letter to Minister Monsef

December 12, 2016

Here is the letter I sent this afternoon to Minister Monsef respecting her appearance at the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs (PROC) on Tuesday December 13, 2016, and her lack of specific answers to questions in Question Period. — Scott Reid

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There’s consensus on one part of electoral reform–holding a referendum

December 7, 2016

There’s consensus on one part of electoral reform–holding a referendum SCOTT REID, MP Ottawa Citizen Published on: December 5, 2016 The Minister of Democratic Institutions Maryam Monsef argues that there is no consensus among Canadians on electoral reform. When it comes to finding a consensus on an alternative to the existing First Past the Post system, she may be…

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Scott Reid presents Conservative caucus report to ERRE

October 14, 2016

Today, Conservative democratic institutions critic Scott Reid (Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston) submitted the Conservative Party caucus report on consultations with Canadians to the Special Committee on Electoral Reform (ERRE). You can access the report here: CPC Caucus Submission to ERRE (EN–2016.10.14) CPC Caucus Submission to ERRE (FR–2016.10.14)

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Your Vote (Electoral reform background material)

September 13, 2016

Resources from the Office of Scott Reid, M.P.: PDF version of Scott Reid’s mail-out — “Politicians Want to Change What Your Vote Means” (Sept. 2016) PDF version of the Conservative caucus consultations report to ERRE, the House of Commons Special Committee on Electoral Reform (Oct. 14, 2016) Op-Eds and other publications Rona Ambrose’s Op-Ed: “It’s time to park Prime…

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How the Liberals are running out the clock on electoral reform: Scott Reid’s Op-Ed

May 18, 2016

Published in the Ottawa Citizen. Last December, when he was asked about how he’d fulfil his election promise that “2015 will be the last federal election conducted under the first-past-the-post voting system,” Justin Trudeau responded that his government would engage in what he characterized as “strong consultations.” So far, this has turned out to mean seven months of delay,…

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Constituency Referendum #7: Bill C-14, The Medical Assistance in Dying Act

May 10, 2016

Resources from the Office of Scott Reid, M.P.: Announcement of Constituency Referendum #7 (News release) PDF version of Scott Reid’s mail-out — Constituency Referendum #7 Results of Constituency Referendum #7 (News Release) Supreme Court of Canada ruling: Carter v. Canada — February 6, 2015 Parliamentary resources: Bill C-14 (as introduced by the government at 1st Reading) Report of the Special…

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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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