Audio and Video
End of Year Member's Statement
Christmas Greetings from James Rajotte
Sixth-Annual Global Summit on Financial Literacy
CTV Power Play - June 20, 2012
On St. Patrick's Day 2012
On the Canadian Bankers Association 120th Anniversary
March 3, 2011
- On economic growth and Budget 2011
December 16, 2010
- On retirement income security
MP James Rajotte introduced motion M-574 (Alzheimer's Disease) in the House of Commons on October 28, 2010. Click on the links below to watch the first hour of debate.
December 9, 2010
- On Bill C-509, An Act to amend the Canada Post Corporation Act (library materials) on December 9, 2010.
October 25, 2010
- On the state of the Canadian economy and recent G20 meetings
October 21, 2010
- On the Canadian credit union industry
On the proposed National Securities Regulator:
April 26, 2010
- On the Canada Foundation for Innovation
March 29, 2010
- On the death of Mr. Robert Matheson
March 18, 2010
- On Canada's sovereignty in the arctic
On Budget 2010's focus on innovation, science, and technology
March 5, 2010
- On upcoming justice reform initiatives
November 27, 2009
- On the jurisdiction of the Provinces in matters of taxation
November 16, 2009
- On the prudent spending of taxpayers' money
June 2, 2009
- On the rights of victims of terrorism
May 14, 2009
- On the Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism receiving Macleans Magazine's Parliamentarian of the Year Award
April 1, 2009
- On proposed legislation to combat identity theft in Canada
March 27, 2009
- On the deaths of two soldiers in Northern Ireland
March 11, 2009
- On the International Monetary Fund and the Canadian Economy
January 28, 2009
- On the death of Margaret Bridgeman
January 27, 2009
- On the Speech from the Throne and Canada's Economic Action Plan
December 2, 2008
- On the death of Ted Rogers
November 20, 2008
- On the issue of a National Securities Regulator
Audio and video recordings of House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance meetings can be viewed by clicking on the "In Committee" tab on the main menu.
Coffee With Your MP on Leduc Radio
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Guest: Blaine Calkins (MP for Wetaskiwin )
MP Rajotte and MP Calkins discuss the long-gun registry and a number of environmental issues.
Guest: The Honourable Jason Kenney (Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism)
MP Rajotte and Minister Kenney discuss immigration issues, including the new immigration study guide - Discover Canada: The Rights and Responsibilities of Citizenship. The Minister explains some of the key features of proposed refugee system reforms, and updates listeners on the status of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program.
Guest: The Honourable Vic Toews (Minister of Public Safety)
Minister of Public Safety Vic Toews joins MP Rajotte for a review of proposed changes to the National Sex Offender Registry and DNA Data Bank. Other topics examined include reforming the criminal pardon system in Canada and the elimination of the national long-gun registry.
Guest: Bert Brown (Senator, Alberta)
Senator Bert Brown, Canada's only elected Senator, discusses the need to reform the Upper House of Parliament. Listen as Senator Brown discusses his involvement with the Senate Reform movement since the 1980s, and current efforts by the Conservative government to make the Senate more equal, effective and elected.
Guest: Greg Krischke (Mayor of the City of Leduc)
Guest: Ted Menzies (Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance)
MP Rajotte and Mayor Krischke review the Mayor's recent trip to Ottawa to meet with the Prime Minister and several members of Cabinet to discuss issues facing Leduc. Some of the topics include: federal support for municipalities, funding for public transit initiatives and future projects in and around the City of Leduc.
In the first episode of Coffee With Your MP, MP Rajotte and Parliamentary Secretary Menzies outline the key features of Budget 2010 - Year 2 of Canada's Economic Action Plan. Mr. Menzies discusses the economic outlook, tax relief, the government's deficit reduction strategy and the state of the national pension system.