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Member’s Statement recognizing NSERC award recipients

February 3, 2014

February 3, 2014 Mr. Speaker, I would like to recognize 36 pre-eminent Canadian scientists, engineers and industrial partners from across Canada who are in Ottawa today. Tonight they will be […]

Member’s Statement on the Olympic Winter Games

January 31, 2014

January 31, 2014 Mr. Speaker, One week from today, the world will be watching as Canada’s best compete at the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. And Kitchener-Waterloo will be well […]

MP Peter Braid’s 2013 Holiday Greeting

December 13, 2013

December 13, 2013 MP Peter Braid’s 2013 Holiday Greeting  

Member’s Statement in Remembrance of Nelson Mandela

December 6, 2013

December 6, 2013 Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, delivers a statement in the House of Commons in remembrance of Nelson Mandela. Mr. Speaker, yesterday the world learned that […]

Member’s Statement recognizing the 10th anniversary of the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences

November 8, 2013

November 8, 2013 Mr. Speaker, I pay tribute today to the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year. AIMS was founded by Dr. Neil […]

Member’s Statement recognizing the Canadian Consulting Enginnering Awards

October 22, 2013

October 22, 2013 Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the winners of the annual Canadian Consulting Engineering Awards, presented by the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies | Canada (ACEC). […]

Member’s Statement on the MS Society’s 1 Day in May Campaign

May 2, 2013

May 1, 2013 Mr. Speaker, Every day, thousands of Canadians navigate their daily lives with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). Today, I’m wearing a carnation to support 1 Day in May, a […]

Member’s Statement on the 40th anniversary of the Central Ontario Chinese Cultural Centre and the Kitchener Waterloo Chinese School

March 28, 2013

March 28, 2013 Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, congratulates the Central Ontario Chinese Cultural Centre and the Kitchener Waterloo Chinese School on their 40th anniversary.

MP Peter Braid on the First-Time Donor’s Super Credit

March 22, 2013

March 22, 2013 Peter Braid, Member of Parliament for Kitchener-Waterloo, makes a statement on the First-Time Donor’s Super Credit in the House of Commons. Budget 2013 proposes a temporary First-Time […]

MP Peter Braid – Question Period – March 1, 2013

March 4, 2013

March 1, 2013 Mr. Speaker, our Conservative government is focused on what matters most to Canadians: jobs, economic growth and long-term prosperity. However, we all recognize that Canada is not […]

MP Peter Braid highlights the contributions of Strong Start to early childhood literacy

February 13, 2013

February 13, 2013 MP Peter Braid highlights the contributions of Strong Start to early childhood literacy in Kitchener-Waterloo.

MP Peter Braid – Question Period – February 12, 2013

February 13, 2013

February 12, 2013 Mr. Speaker, I am always pleased to see someone from my riding of Kitchener—Waterloo featured prominently on the national stage. Today, Tom Jenkins presented his report, “Canada […]

MP Peter Braid – Member’s Statement on the release of BlackBerry 10

February 4, 2013

February 4, 2013 – MP Peter Braid recognizes the launch of the BlackBerry 10 smartphone in the House of Commons.

Kitchener-Waterloo MP Peter Braid’s 2012 Christmas Greeting

December 12, 2012

December 12, 2012 MP Peter Braid wishes his constituents a Merry Christmas, and a holiday season filled with the spirit of peace and hope.

MP Peter Braid – Member’s Statement on the founding of CanWIT Waterloo Region and TEDxWaterlooWomen

November 29, 2012

November 29, 2012 MP Peter Braid recognises local efforts in Waterloo Region to motivate women to contribute to Canada’s science and technology sectors, including the founding of the local CanWIT […]

MP Peter Braid – Question Period – Assisting Canadians Travelling Abroad

November 23, 2012

November 23, 2012 MP Braid asks the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Hon. John Baird, to outline the Government of Canada’s initiatives to assist Canadians travelling abroad, including the launch […]

MP Peter Braid introduces Bill C-458 in the House of Commons

October 31, 2012

October 31, 2012 MP Peter Braid introduces his Private Member’s Bill, Bill C-458, in the House of Commons.

MP Peter Braid – Member’s Statement: Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest

October 4, 2012

October 4, 2012 MP Braid highlights K-W’s famous Oktoberfest festival – which runs from October 5-13, 2012 – while bringing attention to the significant role of German-Canadians in shaping the […]

MP Peter Braid – Question Period – Global Eradication of Polio Initiative (GPEI)

October 2, 2012

October 2, 2012 MP Braid asks the Minister of International Cooperation, the Hon. Julian Fantino, to highlight the Government of Canada’s efforts, along with key partners Rotary International and the […]

MP Peter Braid – Question Period – Science and Technology

October 1, 2012

September 27, 2012 MP Peter Braid asks local MP and Minister of State for Science and Technology, the Hon. Gary Goodyear (Cambridge-North Dumfries), to highlight our federal government’s historic investments […]

MP Peter Braid on the Value of Canadian Charities

June 11, 2012

June 11, 2012 MP Braid highlights the positive impact of charities on Canadian communities, and details the Finance Committee’s study of his private member’s motion, M-559. M-559, which received unanimous […]

MP Peter Braid Leads Carnation Campaign in Support of MS Awareness

May 9, 2012

May 9, 2012 MP Braid spoke in the House of Commons to raise awareness about Multiple Sclerosis (MS). He kicked off the annual carnation campaign in Parliament, which raises funds […]

MP Peter Braid Congratulates Kitchener Rangers’ Steve Bienkowski

May 3, 2012

May 3, 2012 MP Braid highlights Chief Operating Officer Steve Bienkowski’s outstanding contributions to the Rangers’ ongoing success, as well as the team’s strong involvment in the community.

Federal Government Supports Science and Technology

March 30, 2012

March 30, 2012 MP Braid and the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Industry speak to our Government’s ongoing commitment to – and investment in – the fields of science […]

MP Braid Raises Awareness about Mental Illness and Bullying

March 20, 2012

March 20, 2012 MP Peter Braid contributes to the Kitchener-based “It’s My Turn” campaign, which was created to raise awareness and show support for those affected by mental illness. MP […]

MP Peter Braid Commends Waterloo Student on “29 Leaps” Campaign

February 29, 2012

MP Braid highlights one local student’s initiative, which has led to over 208,000 individual acts of generosity around the world. Check out Madi MacIntyre’s website, 29 Leaps, at: http://29leaps.com/Main/index.php.

MP Braid Congratulates Waterloo on Award from Canadian Federation of Municipalities

February 9, 2012

February 9, 2012 MP Braid speaks in the House of Commons to congratulate the City of Waterloo on its award from the Canadian Federation of Municipalities. The City received the […]

Holiday Greetings from MP Braid

December 15, 2011

MP Braid wishes all constituents a Merry Christmas, and a holiday season filled with the spirit of peace and hope.

MP Braid – Question Period – FedDev’s Extension of ARC Initiative

December 13, 2011

December 13, 2011 MP Braid and the Minister of State for Science and Technology and FedDev update the House of Commons on the year-long extension of the important applied research […]