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  • His favourite word is chair.

Conservative MP for Richmond Hill (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Great national celebration of Diwali with @pmharper and thousands of people at the Hindu Sabha Mandir. #Diwali http://t.co/I0ExX8tj0l

Posted on Twitter Attending the 14th National Diwali Celebration at the Hindu Sabha Mandir. #Diwali http://t.co/rcz7OJGwlj

Posted on Twitter Amazing performance by @AnnaVissiLive at the 25th Anniversary Gala of the Greek Orthodox Community of Markham. http://t.co/dI4n2o7zds

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter At the 25th Anniversary Gala of the Greek Orthodox Community of Markham with my friend & colleague MP @PaulCalandra http://t.co/vRHoGOCH0U

Posted on Twitter Delighted to attend & bring greetings at the 40th Anniversary of Hibar Systems Limited in #RichmondHill @hibarsystems http://t.co/uEr7aT8IUY

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to Hibar Systems Limited on the occasion of their 40th Anniversary! @hibarsystems #RichmondHill http://t.co/xfzb2UBBGf

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, as the member opposite knows, privacy laws prevent me from speaking about specific individual cases without written consent. We recognize that this is extremely ...

Spoke in the House on World War II Veterans Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to the brave men and women who served, and continue to serve, our country at home and abroad. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted No on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Voted Yes on Vote #250 That, in relation to the consideration of Government Business No. 13, the debate not be further adjourned.

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #249 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Spoke in the House on Richmond Hill Mr. Speaker, the Conference Board of Canada has named Richmond Hill as one of Canada's most desirable places in which to live. Leadership and innovation, a ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Reducing the effects of urban heat islands Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the debate on the bill so far and I could not agree more with the position detailed earlier today by the Parliamentary ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, our government has been clear about our reforms on the once broken asylum system and who qualifies for what. Genuine refugees continue to receive ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Pension Plan Mr. Speaker, I welcome this opportunity to say a few words about Bill C-591, an act to amend the Canada Pension Plan and the Old Age ...

Spoke in the House on Situation in Iraq Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time this evening with the hon. member for Edmonton Centre. I am pleased to speak today on this pressing ...

Two 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 ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, the member's rhetoric is completely wrong. I have said repeatedly, as has the minister, that our government is one of the most welcoming countries ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you again to our witnesses for appearing before us today and for your informative testimony. I'm going to make a few ...

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Home News Menegakis acclaimed as Conservative candidate in... Richmond Hill MP Costas Menegakis has been acclaimed as the Conservative Party of Canada candidate for the new riding of Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill in the next federal election, set for 2015. A notice about his acclamation was posted on the MP's website Friday. Mr. Menegakis is deeply honoured to be ... He looks forward to continuing to work hard forhis constituents as Member of Parliament for Richmond Hill. Mr. Menegakis was elected as MP for Richmond Hill in 2011. He was appointed parliamentary ...

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