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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 Thanks to Minister @ErinOTooleMP for announcing a new Operational Stress Injury Clinic to service Hamilton Veterans! http://t.co/qfmMJsw5Z1

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Roundtable on how best to protect Cndns from the evolving threats of terrorism @HamiltonPolice Chief takes part http://t.co/XJjI3rGewd

Posted on Twitter Thx to Chief DeCaire for his leadership @HamiltonPolice - participating with @pmharper & federal officials in roundtable on Nat'l Security

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, my constituents, and indeed all Canadians, are concerned about the short sentences received by some individuals convicted of heinous crimes. When terrorists and murderers ...

Voted No on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted No on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted No on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Minister Kenney now speaks on the horrors of the Holocaust, the spirit of survivors and our dedication to Remember. http://t.co/LIVRInpNyE

Posted on Twitter Rabbi Bulka is the M of C for the Hill Commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau http://t.co/UhGVaLSdoi

Posted on Twitter An honour to be with my colleague Harold @Albrecht4kitcom at the Holocaust Memorial in the Ottawa City Hall #ADFW http://t.co/eU6YMcBpks

This week

Spoke in the House on Red Tape Reduction Act Mr. Speaker, I really appreciate the speech from my colleague from Niagara West—Glanbrook. In fact, one of the things about this chamber that is regretful is ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Signpost: Want to quit smoking? Twenty students have formed the first student political association at Redeemer University College in Ancaster. The students formed a campus Conservative club last week at a meeting attended by MP David Sweet and Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas ...

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Signpost Twenty students have formed the first student political association at Redeemer University College in Ancaster. The students formed a campus Conservative club last week at a meeting attended by MP David Sweet and Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas ...

Two months 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 in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, although I would like to wish you a very merry Christmas and happy new year, my point of order is on a much more ...

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.

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 ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) MP Sweet Announces Closure of the Hamilton Community Correctional Centre HAMILTON, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Dec. 5, 2014) - 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 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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Three 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)