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

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter After a harrowing week it is great to be at the Ancaster Agriculture Society Awards. Volunteers doing great things for our community!

Posted on Twitter I've also been alerted that the Dodsworth and Brown Funeral Homes Ancaster, Burlington & on Robinson St also have books of condolence

Posted on Twitter I encourage everyone in #HamOnt and #ADFW to sign the book of condolences at City Hall http://t.co/SKSQt3FaCg

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for her speech, as well as her commitment to pass this expeditiously. I want to ask her to clarify what ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, as a member of Parliament from Hamilton, I want to express my thanks to all of my colleagues for their kind words and condolences ...

Voted Yes on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Posted on Twitter 2 of 2 and are dedicated to; democracy, human rights, individual freedom and the rule of law.

Posted on Twitter What happened yesterday did not intimidate us but strengthen our resolve and commitment to the ideals to which all Canadians enjoy 1 of 2

Posted on Twitter 2 of 2 When the Prime Minister concluded he shook the hand and hugged the Sgt.at Arms and then did the same with both opposition leaders.

This week

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill S-213, An Act respecting Lincoln Alexander Day Thank you very much, colleagues. Lincoln Alexander served our country in the Royal Canadian Air Force during World War II. After the war, and in spite ...

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 ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

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 ...

A month ago

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, ...

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.

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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)