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

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

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Given 'Twas the Night Before Christmas was the theme for the #flamborough Santa Claus parade it's very appropriate http://t.co/FoCEwAvRBO

Posted on Twitter great video of the PM & MPs (unfortunately I was away) reading 'Twas the Night B4 Christmas http://t.co/FoCEwAvRBO #CPCTwasTheNight

This week

Posted on Twitter "The scale of what has happened in Pakistan simply defies belief. It is a dark, dark day for humanity" - British PM David Cameron

Posted on Twitter As Chanukah begins.....best wishes to all my Jewish constituents and friends. #ADFW #FlamGlan http://t.co/RGIsdlPpEI

Posted on Twitter Happy Chanukah to all my Jewish constituents and friends. #ADFW #FlamGlan http://t.co/RGIsdlPpEI

Posted on Twitter Thanks HooJung Jones-Kennedy and husband for all their great work on behalf of South Korean War Veterans. #FlamGlan http://t.co/nTCNAMOJin

A week ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, as 2014 draws to a close, Canadians will be able to enjoy their holidays all the more, knowing that their government is focused on ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition in my hands from dozens of Canadians, who ask the government to increase, with the greatest possible urgency and sacrifice, ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Aftermath of the Rwandan Crisis Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much for your testimony and as well for sharing the concerns around the language we use in ...

Spoke in the House on Amendments to Standing Orders Let us just all love.

Voted No on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted Yes on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted No on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted No on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Honduras Thank you, Chair. I want to say thank you to the witness for sharing his expertise with us. I want to go back to Mr. Cotler's ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) MP Sweet Announces Closure of the Hamilton Community Correctional Centre - SYS HAMILTON, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 12/05/14 -- Today David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Ancaster - Dundas - Flamborough - Westdale, on behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, ...

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator York Boulevard halfway house closes Dec. 31 MP David Sweet called a press conference Friday about the facility at the Salvation Army building on York Boulevard saying, "the location was not ideal." The federal parolees will instead be housed at Community Corrections Centres in Toronto and Kingston, ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca 'The location was not ideal': Hamilton downtown halfway house to close Hamilton-area MP David Sweet formally announced the closure of the controversial downtown Hamilton halfway house on Friday. With a number of the centre's staff in the audience for the announcement, Sweet acknowledged the work they've done with ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Challenges Faced by North Korean Refugees and Aftermath of the Rwandan Crisis One place where there could be more collaboration.... Well, there are two things that come to mind right away, in light of your testimony. One is ...

Spoke in the House on Takeover of Stelco Mr. Speaker, in response to the motion from my colleague regarding the acquisition of Stelco by U.S. Steel in 2007 under the Investment Canada Act, I ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Feds formally announcing closure of downtown Hamilton halfway house The federal government will formally announce Friday the closure of the controversial downtown Hamilton halfway house. Hamilton-area MP David Sweet will make the announcement at 1 p.m. about the York Boulevard halfway house, which the city has ...

Mentioned by Digital Journal Media Advisory: MP David Sweet to Make an Announcement Related to the ... 4, 2014) - Mr. David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale, on behalf of the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada's Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, will make an announcement related to the ...

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, Canada is a steadfast supporter of the World Food Programme. All Canadians are proud that Canada is the third-largest contributor to this program, and ...

Mentioned by Biobased Digest Government of Canada investment to improve green manufacturing In Canada, David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale, on behalf of the Honourable Ed Holder, Minister of State (Science and Technology), announced that the University of Toronto will receive funding for the ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Aftermath of the Rwandan Crisis and Arbitrary Detention and Political Opposition in ... Thank you. It gives us some encouragement because of the nature of what the Rwandans went through. We had some very graphic testimony of the painful ...

Spoke in the House on Lincoln Alexander Day moved that the bill be read the third time and passed. Mr. Speaker, it is always an honour to rise in the House to speak to ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Honduras and Arbitrary Detention and Political Opposition in ... Yes, it is. I don't want to pre-empt anything the chair might say, but perhaps you could pass along our commendations from our committee to those ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Arbitrary Detention and Political Opposition in Venezuela Thank you, Chair, I fully understand. Ms. Tintori, you're a brave woman. Your husband is a very brave man to turn down exile and to stay ...

Spoke in the House on Care for Veterans Mr. Speaker, it is always an honour to address the House. I am pleased to speak tonight to Motion No. 532, care for veterans, put forward ...

Spoke in the House on Pat Quinn Mr. Speaker, I rise to pay tribute to one of Canada's hockey greats, Mr. Pat Quinn, who, sadly, passed away last night. Pat Quinn spent more ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Honduras Thank you, Chair. The chair is right: you were not only succinct, but your opening remarks were very helpful. We're trying to make sure we fill ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Aftermath of the Rwandan Crisis Thank you very much to the witnesses for coming today and illuminating us on a very tragic story, and of course, the very tragic outcomes and ...

More than three months ago

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)