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Conservative MP for Richmond Hill (Ontario)

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

Today

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Rise in anti-Semitism Mr. Chair, before I begin the few words I would like to say today, I want to inform the House that I will be splitting my ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, our Conservative government is the government of lower taxes. That is why we introduced the tax-free savings account, just like we promised. It is ...

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Posted on Twitter MP Costas Menegakis speaks on how TFSAs help Canadians save: http://t.co/mQbsdjnuEz via @YouTube

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on National Anthem Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to address Bill C-624, an act to amend the National Anthem Act with respect to gender, which seeks ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Congratulating @RSMandYoga at #WCCTWD2 at @RHCPA. #UCreateChange @ChangeWorldYR @mayorbarrow @DavidWestRH @AdamGrowe http://t.co/ICNvILS9Kr

Posted on Twitter Great to be at We Can Change the World Day 2 at @RHCPA w/ @mayorbarrow @DavidWestRH. @ChangeWorldYR #UCreateChange http://t.co/yPrw8ASqrl

Posted on Twitter Having a great time at the Bowl for Kids Sake at Gateway Cafe & Lanes in #Aurora supporting @BBBSYork. http://t.co/TTXVvu4x4y

Posted on Twitter Participating in Bowl for Kids Sake today in #Aurora at Gateway Cafe & Lanes supporting @BBBSYork. A great cause, hope to see you there!

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, the member will know that because of privacy laws, I cannot speak to the specifics of this particular case. I will state this. Canada ...

Posted on Twitter Having a great time at the Aurora Winter Blues Festival with my friend & colleague @MPLoisBrown. @AWBFEST #Aurora http://t.co/PeFNMXKaTh

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Anti-Terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, before I begin my speech today, I will inform you that I will be splitting my time with my friend and colleague, the hard-working, ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, I ask that all questions be allowed to stand.

Spoke in the House on Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act Mr. Speaker, I am delighted to have this opportunity to speak to this very important piece of legislation. Canada is a free and open society built ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Legislation Mr. Speaker, last Friday, I was privileged to welcome to Richmond Hill the right hon. Prime Minister for a historic anti-terrorism announcement to help protect Canadians ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Holiday happy for reunited Richmond Hill family Thankful family. contributed photo. An appreciative and thankful Ling Chen (left) with husband Richard, brought MP Costas Menegakis a gift of Chinese tea to thank him and his office staff for helping to reunite the family in Richmond Hill just before Christmas.

Three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject-matter of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Votes 1b and 7b under ... Thank you. I can tell this will be a faster, more effective, and more efficient recruitment process that will select immigrants based on the skills and ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-2015: Vote 5b under OFFICES OF THE INFORMATION AND ... I'm sure you're familiar with the report that was tabled by the committee in the House of Commons on April 23 of this year. The report ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Response to the Violence, Religious Persecution and Dislocation Caused by the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our witnesses for appearing before us today. We certainly appreciate your comments and your opening remarks. Your Eminence, I'd ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 172, 173 (Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act), 183 and ... With respect to what we have heard about this particular facilitative change that has been implemented in the budget implementation act 2, we believe the provincial ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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