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Conservative MP for Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 51.30% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter The Subcommittee on International Human Rights is hearing from Reverend El Shafie regarding the violent persecution of Christians in Iraq.

Posted on Twitter Pleas thank a senior tomorrow, on National Seniors Day, for all they have done for our country #adfw #HamOnt https://t.co/Dt5m03hqIo

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted No on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

Voted Yes on Vote #233 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Posted on Twitter L'Shanah Tovah to all my friends celebrating the Jewish new year. Peace & joy with you &your family at this time #hamont @JewishHamilton

Spoke in the House on Islamic State Mr. Speaker, Canadians have been watching the events in Iraq unfold with increasing horror over the past couple of months. There is no doubt that ISIL, ...

Spoke in the House on Lincoln Alexander Day Act Mr. Speaker, I want to say a heartfelt thanks to all of the members who spoke so warmly about Linc from their memories of him, from ...

Voted No on Vote #232 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement an energy efficiency program to encourage owners ...

Posted on Twitter Rosh Hashanah greetings to those in our community celebrating starting this evening. http://t.co/j2KVeF8Ra2 L'shana tovah! #adfw #hamont

A week ago

Posted on Twitter my condolences to family and friends of former Flamborough deputy Mayor John Southall who passed away last week http://t.co/35QaYqYIHU

Posted on Twitter Reflections re: the rise of Antisemitism by Dow Marmur. Should be read before considering recent media re: Israel. http://t.co/Suq7FYsCid

Two months ago

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Signpost The unveiling of plaques to commemorate the establishment of Canadian internment camps during the First World War will be held Aug. 22. The event is at Hamilton City Hall at 10:30 a.m., with Mayor Bob Bratina and MP David Sweet scheduled to attend.

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) War in Gaza top local issue with constituents, Canadian MPs say Liberal MPs Carolyn Bennett, John McCallum, and Conservative MP David Sweet, right, pictured July 30, 2014, in Ashkelon in southern Israel getting a briefing at a hospital. Alberta Liberal Senator Grant Mitchell, and Conservative MPs Randy Hoback and ...

Mentioned by Canadian Jewish News (blog) Parliamentarians part of largest solidarity mission to Jerusalem Conservative MP David Sweet extended greetings on behalf of Harper, while Foreign Minister John Baird sent a video message, since a trip to China prevented him from joining this mission. This was Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett's eighth trip to Israel, but the ...

Mentioned by Canadian Jewish News (blog) Parliamentarians part of largest solidarity mission to Jerusalem Conservative MP David Sweet extended greetings on behalf of Harper, while Foreign Minister John Baird sent a video message, since a trip to China prevented him from joining this mission. This was Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett's eighth trip to Israel, but the ...

Mentioned by Canadian Jewish News (blog) Parliamentarians part of largest solidarity mission to Jerusalem Conservative MP David Sweet extended greetings on behalf of Harper, while Foreign Minister John Baird sent a video message, since a trip to China prevented him from joining this mission. This was Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett's eighth trip to Israel, but the ...

Mentioned by Toronto Sun Tory MP in Israel sees and hears Gaza bombings Tory MP David Sweet said Wednesday that from his location in Israel he could see and hear the destruction in Gaza, but that the government delegation of which he is part has no plans to meet with officials from the Palestinian Authority or any other ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the Pacific Alliance is a forum that gives Canada an important opportunity to shape the future prosperity of the Americas. Opening new markets and ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Yad Vashem Mr. Speaker, 2013 marked the 60th anniversary of Yad Vashem, Israel's official living memorial to Jewish victims of the Holocaust, and the world centre for documentation, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition from dozens of Canadians calling on the Parliament of Canada to take action in regard to the systematic persecution of ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Rights of Women in Afghanistan Thank you, Mr. Chair. Ms. Haag, once again, I appreciate your being here. I'm going to tag along on my colleague's question. There is a societal, ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Eritrea You made a very powerful statement in respect to the large binder I have here with testimony that is substantially different. You've alluded to that, about ...

Spoke in the House on An Act to Bring Fairness for the Victims of Violent Offenders moved that Bill C-479, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fairness for victims), be read the third time and passed. Mr. Speaker, ...

Spoke in the House on Terrorism Mr. Speaker, my question is about the government's fight against international terrorism. This month an exhibit that is celebrating terrorism is on display right here in ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Eritrea I think it's important that you understand that we are here as a committee, a human rights subcommittee, to defend Eritrean people. The regime is what ...

Spoke in the House on Lincoln Alexander Day Act moved that Bill S-213, An Act respecting Lincoln Alexander Day, be read the second time and referred to a committee. Mr. Speaker, I was proud to ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Situation in Camp Ashraf Thank you, Ms. Rajavi, for being with us today and providing some very critical testimony regarding your people who have had to live through horrendous conditions. ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Iran Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thanks to the witnesses for being here today. Mr. Dubowitz, by the way, the other thing that is memorable about President Reagan ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Iran Your point is well taken. In Canada, we can't even imagine with the kind of regime that is in power right now in Iran the kind ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Sexual Violence in Syria Thank you, Dr. Zawati, for being here. I wanted to give credit where credit is due as well in this regard. It's a tragic situation with ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Case of Sergei Magnitsky Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Mr. Browder, I think every lawyer in the world would want to have you as their friend, or someone like ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-479 An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fairness for victims)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-620 An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (parole review and victim impact statement)