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Conservative MP for Richmond Hill (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Extending best wishes to all my friends celebrating Armenian Independence Day today. Happy Independence Day! #RichmondHill

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Great discussion at the Town Hall meeting w/colleagues @JohnBCarmichael @csleungmp & MP #JoeDaniel. Thank you to all participants. #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Speaking on the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act at a Town Hall meeting w/ colleagues & residents #CanadaProud http://t.co/DQaAyPJ10d

Posted on Twitter At a Town Hall meeting with my friends and colleagues @JohnBCarmichael @csleungmp and MP #JoeDaniel at @CNIB http://t.co/Le6NJzSxhF

Posted on Twitter Pleased to bring greetings at Crosby Park Family Fair in #RichmondHill. A great event for families! @myRichmondHill http://t.co/fZKzmxCOQ6

Posted on Twitter At Crosby Park Family Fair hosted by @myRichmondHill . A great event for families in #RichmondHill! http://t.co/8zKwWF18EV

Two days 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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #226 That the House proceed to First reading of Senate Public Bills.

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #225 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should reinstate the federal minimum wage and increase it ...

This week

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 ...

Three weeks 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 ...

A month 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 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 ...

Two 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 ...

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 in the House on World Refugee Day Mr. Speaker, I rise today on World Refugee Day to recognize the world's most vulnerable populations. Our government is proud of our record on refugees. We ...

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted Yes on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Act Mr. Speaker, the previous questioner said that we are sent here by Canadians, and she is right about that. We are all sent here by Canadians ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Just hot off the printer.

Spoke in the House on Richmond Hill Horticultural Society Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the 100th anniversary of the Richmond Hill Horticultural Society. One hundred years ago today, a group of community-minded people ...

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act What is interesting to note at this point, Mr. Speaker, is to hear the members opposite heckling, and boy have they been heckling tonight. Some of ...

More than three months ago

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)