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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

Spoke in the House on Nathan Cirillo and Patrice Vincent Mr. Speaker, yesterday I had the honour to represent my home community at Corporal Nathan Cirillo's funeral. What a sight to see thousands of neighbours and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted Yes on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted Yes on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted Yes on Vote #261 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Harper Government Invests in Round II Recreational Fisheries Conservation ... CARLISLE, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 29, 2014) - David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale, on behalf of the Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, today announced that under the second round ...

Posted on Twitter an honour to speak in the House today on the outpouring of emotion on the streets of #HamOnt yesterday http://t.co/Rfym6xWucN

Posted on Twitter UNICEF - Canada’s investments in child benefits have had a significant impact. The impact - additional 180,000 children lifted from poverty.

Posted on Twitter human rights situation in Iran worsens - report out yesterday by @shaheedsr UN special rapporteur

Posted on Twitter "Freedom is never free. It is earned by a soldier and then donated to all of us." @pmharper in #HamOnt yesterday

Two days ago

Mentioned by JP Updates Israeli Knesset Member to Canadian MP: 'Our Countries Must Defend Against ... Expressing support and condolences to Canadian MP David Sweet, who serves as chairman of the Canada-Israel Inter-Parliamentary Friendship Group, Hoffman declared in his missive to Sweet that the “tragic attacks, which took place in both Canada and ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to all successful municipal candidates in Hamilton and kudos to those who put there name forward and did not win the day.

Posted on Twitter Great to see the changing of the Guard this morning at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at the National War Memorial. http://t.co/z0qzZ8NIMk

This week

Spoke in the House on Patrice Vincent and Nathan Cirillo Mr. Speaker, this has been a week like no other in Canadian history. We witnessed two attacks meant to terrorize us on Canadian soil, and our ...

A week 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 ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Forced Harvesting and Trafficking of Human Organs Thank you very much, Chair. Thank you to both of our witnesses for your testimony. Whether it's Dr. Noto or Mr. Gutmann, I am okay with ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three 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 ...

A month 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 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 ...

Three 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 ...

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. ...

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)