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Conservative MP for Richmond Hill (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 44.10% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time today with my colleague, the member for Huron—Bruce. I want to begin by saying that nobody who is ...

Posted on Twitter MP Costas Menegakis congratulates the Canadian Race Relations Foundation: http://t.co/2Aadtr2TeD via @YouTube

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Voted Yes on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Voted Yes on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Posted on Twitter It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas. Parliament Hill has been beautifully decorated for the Holiday Season! http://t.co/ZZOH9kRYHr

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Posted on Twitter Enjoying a great evening with friends at this year's Negev Dinner. Honouring Philanthropist Dr. Max Glassman! @JNFca

Posted on Twitter Pleased to join my friend and colleague MP @KyleSeeback for an Immigration Town Hall in Brampton-West. #cdnpoli http://t.co/1SUbLLxHDB

Posted on Twitter Attended the Santa Claus Parade in #RichmondHill. Great to see so many families enjoying the parade! @myRichmondHill http://t.co/BgEu0ZatZ4

Posted on Twitter Pleased to see Rev. @MajedElShafie today. Inspired by his journey to freedom and his great work with One Free World International!

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Passport Canada Mr. Speaker, our government introduced a 10-year Canadian e-passport, which is more secure and gives Canadians more value for their money. Canadians purchasing the new 10-year ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Race Relations Foundation Mr. Speaker, I rise to congratulate the Canadian Race Relations Foundation for hosting a successful symposium in Ottawa this week titled “Our Canada: Building on Citizenship, ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, hard-working families in my riding of Richmond Hill are applauding our Prime Minister's announcement of our government's family tax cut, which will benefit every ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 172, 173 (Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act), 183 and ... Thank you. I'm going to touch a bit on Mr. Cash's line of questioning, specifically with charter compliance. I think what Mr. de Vlieger has been ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, the member knows very well that the premise of her question is untrue. Refugees do indeed get health care in our system. However, what ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, first, I would like to congratulate the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs on the way in which he gave a very ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration Mr. Speaker, pursuant to subsection 94(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the 2014 annual ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister's announcement of yet even more tax relief and increased benefits for families is great news for parents in my riding of ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Commemorative festival pays tribute to Veterans in Richmond Hill RICHMOND HILL, ON, Oct. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Costas Menegakis, Member of Parliament for Richmond Hill, today announced Government of Canada funding for a musical and theatrical memorial celebrating the achievements and sacrifices of Canada's Veterans. MP Menegakis made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs. Presented by Arts Richmond Hill, Festival of Praise and Remembrance 2014 is sponsored by Alliance Veterans Alliance – Les Amis, Inc. The ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Columbia Valley Pioneer Bureaucracy an issue for workforce FOREIGN EXCHANGES — Members of chamber, local business operators and citizens joined voices with MP David Wilks and Costas Menegakis, Parliament Secretary to the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, on the foreign worker program. Photo by ...

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Canine cops deserve respect too, justice minister says York Regional Police hosted MacKay, accompanied by Richmond Hill MP Costas Menegakis. Jolliffe provided the politicians with a demonstration by the canine unit at the Aurora headquarters while they discussed the proposed Justice for Animals in Service ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Canine cops deserve respect too, justice minister says York Regional Police hosted MacKay, accompanied by Richmond Hill MP Costas Menegakis. Jolliffe provided the politicians with a demonstration by the canine unit at the Aurora headquarters while they discussed the proposed Justice for Animals in Service ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Minister MacKay and MP Menegakis Visit York Regional Police Canine Unit "We were pleased to host Peter MacKay, Canada's Minister of Justice and Attorney General and Costas Menegakis, Member of Parliament for Richmond Hill here today at York Regional Police Headquarters and were proud to give both a demonstration of our ...

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com 155 Richmond Hill youths tap into Summer Jobs grants Students in Richmond Hill are gaining valuable work experience this summer as a result of the Government of Canada's Canada Summer Jobs initiative. Richmond Hill MP Costas Menegakis highlighted the successful program during a visit to Blagovest ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make ... Mr. Chair, the members opposite referred to members of the governing party on the committee. I would ask you to review what they said. I think ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make ... Mr. Chair, in effect, this particular amendment would eliminate the additional grounds and streamlined process for revocation and would add a new requirement for a hearing ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Strengthening the Protection of Women in our Immigration System The main reason we decided to do this study is because we found that there was abuse in Canada's immigration system of women primarily. It does ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... Thank you, Madam Chair. I'd like to say a special thank you to our witnesses for being here with us today, and for coming back to ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... Thank you very much, Madam Chair, and thank you to our witnesses for appearing before us today and for your testimonies. First of all, I want ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... Mr. Bissett, I want to expand a little bit on the point of revocation. A lot has been heard in this committee from different witnesses about ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... Thank you, Madam Chair. I have a big thank you for our witnesses for appearing before us today. Mr. Fogel, I will say a special thank ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-515 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (law enforcement animals)