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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 Lincoln Alexander Bill passes Committee and is now only one vote from R. A. and becoming law. #adfw http://t.co/Xx3Qkh0bcG

Posted on Twitter Canada - Israel InterParliamentary Group hosted former Israeli Ambassador to the USA, Michael Oren to Ottawa today. http://t.co/A5BiqfF7Sm

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Dalai Lama Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to rise to welcome one of Canada's honorary citizens back to the soil of our great country today. His Holiness ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Almut and I attending Harvest Dinner that is pleasantly packed with generous people who support the Brothers of the Good Shepherd. #ADFW

Posted on Twitter pleased to welcome proud new Canadian Citizens at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta Catholic School in #HamOnt today for #CitWeek #CanadaProud

Posted on Twitter Today is World Food Day - founded by the UN & observed every Oct 16 to increase awareness of world hunger & inspire change #WFD2014 #HamOnt

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Rockton Fair did an extraordinary job honouring the memory of Mr. Jack Southall with the 6 horse pull event. #adfw http://t.co/0eZKeU41ow

Spoke in the House on Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act Mr. Speaker, if you seek it, I think you will find unanimous consent to see the clock at 1:30 p.m.

Spoke in the House on Intergovernmental Affairs Mr. Speaker, our government announced support for four new research projects that will highlight the benefits of internal free trade to Canadian consumers. As we complete ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, my colleague mentioned that he agreed with us that ISIL was evil and that Canada should participate. He did not mention that Canada was ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted No on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Challenges Faced by North Korean Refugees There has to be a cultural concern, too, with the fact that they obviously share the similarities of being historically the same peoples. But with a ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Investment Mr. Speaker, Canada is open to investment that creates jobs, growth, and long-term prosperity for all Canadians. Since taking office, our government has reduced Canada's tax ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Persecution of Religious Minorities in Iraq by ISIL/Daesh Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I myself want to make a brief statement first. As far as the notion of the Islamic State of Iraq ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than 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 ...

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 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 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 ...

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)