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  • His favourite word is parole.

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

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

This week

Posted on Twitter Sad day. Funeral for Jim Flaherty. The tributes will tell the story of his stature as a person, husband, father, friend #adfw #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Almut & I extend greetings to everyone in #adfw observing Maundy Thurs, Good Friday and Easter Sunday this wk http://t.co/MM0S48cMEG

Posted on Twitter Almut and I extend best wishes to everyone in #adfw, Canada and around the world celebrating Passover http://t.co/PCeUg3OPWJ

Posted on Twitter Cheering for the Real McCoys in Dundas at the Allan Cup with Almut and Puckster. Go McCoys Go! # adfw http://t.co/8N6ROEk4OP

A week ago

Posted on Twitter my reflections on the passing of a great Canadian and friend, the Hon. Jim Flaherty http://t.co/kGXFh8l0TX #adfw

Posted on Twitter Amazing, talented St. Mary's student -- congrats on the big win and good luck in St. Louis #adfw

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I have been listening to this debate, and one thing I have noticed this morning is that the only thing that has outweighed the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Honduras You mentioned that 45 political opposition members have been murdered. So I'm curious to know, because no doubt they are in the parliament raising this on ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Industry Mr. Speaker, Sir John A. Macdonald, our first prime minister, had a vision of a railway from coast to coast. Today, as we near Canada's 150th ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Sexual Violence in Syria I was just mentioning that at the end of January I was on the Jordanian-Syrian border and at the time 700 refugees came across while we ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, all Canadians rely on our country's public health system to treat themselves and their families. That is why my constituents are so pleased to ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Pensions Mr. Speaker, unlike the Liberal leader, who wants to raise taxes on seniors so he can spend, spend, spend, our Conservative government believes that seniors deserve ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Sexual Violence in Syria Yes, that's fine, Chair. I think her testimony was quite robust. Madame Cojean, I can't even imagine, from hearing your testimony, what it must be like ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under CANADA SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE, Vote ... It's an honour to participate in the committee, and it's great to be here to hear about the good work that you're doing, Minister. Minister, I ...

Spoke in the House on Offshore Health and Safety Act Mr. Speaker, based on the last question and answer, I have a simple question. If the member allows the debate to collapse, we could go right ...

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Fair Elections Act is anything but It is imperative that MP David Sweet and the rest of the federal Conservative Party listen to what Canadians are telling them about the proposed so-called Fair Elections Act. There must be proper consultation and full debate on this legislation.

Spoke in the House on Energy Safety and Security Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his good presentation. We have done some good work together. I wanted to interject on the last question because ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Farm Family of the Year Award Mr. Speaker, March is nutrition month in Canada, so it is fitting that I rise today and talk about apples. We know the old saying about ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the third report of the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology in relation ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Forced Harvesting and Trafficking of Human Organs My deepest sympathies; you are obviously a leader of a repressed people and are suffering that directly yourself. I thought the idea of having a friendship ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Sri Lanka We've heard a lot of testimony regarding Sri Lanka but you most eloquently listed off so many issues regarding the Rajapaksa government, from militarization to authoritarianism ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-479, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Colleagues, Madam Ombudsman, ladies and gentlemen, it's an honour to be here today before this committee to talk about the important amendments ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Tuesday, February 11th Yes, Mr. Chair. I am asking for the indulgence of my colleagues here at the committee. I've learned conclusively today—it's been in the media—from Shahbaz Bhatti's ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator MP David Sweet finds Syrian refugees “heart wrenching” MP David Sweet has had a first-hand look at the Syrian refugee crisis caused by the civil war engulfing the Middle Eastern nation. The Conservative MP for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale is travelling with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Israel ...

Mentioned by OurWindsor.ca Sweet finds Syrian refugees “heart wrenching” MP David Sweet has had a first-hand look at the Syrian refugee crisis caused by the civil war engulfing the Middle Eastern nation. The Conservative MP for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale is travelling with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Israel ...

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Sweet finds Syrian refugees “heart wrenching” MP David Sweet has had a first-hand look at the Syrian refugee crisis caused by the civil war engulfing the Middle Eastern nation. The Conservative MP for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale is travelling with Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Israel ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) MP Sweet Celebrates Excellence in Energy Efficiency 6, 2013) - David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale, on behalf of the Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, announced today that Natural Resources Canada's CanmetMATERIALS laboratory ...

Mentioned by EIN News (press release) MP Sweet Celebrates Excellence in Energy Efficiency David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale, on behalf of the Honourable Joe Oliver, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources, announced today that Natural Resources Canada's CanmetMATERIALS laboratory in ...

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)