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

Posted on Twitter Today is Int'l Holocaust Remembrance Day. Please take a moment to remember & reflect http://t.co/0zZvUNqei6 @JewishHamilton #NeverForget

Yesterday

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #311 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Thanks @JeffWatsonMP @SenatorDonM It was an honour to be part of the process of Honouring a great Canadian! #FlamGlan

This week

Posted on Twitter 2/2 Linc won by increasingly large margins after '68 & was a relentless champion for justice and trailblazer #LincolnAlexanderDay

Posted on Twitter Linc Fact #5: John Diefenbaker encouraged Linc to run for office - inspired by his passion. Linc went on to win by 342 votes in '68 1/2

Posted on Twitter Linc Fact # 4: Lincoln Alexander overcame prejudice to become one of Canada's most distinguished citizens - whose funeral attended by 1500+

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.

Voted No on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted Yes on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted No on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

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 in the House on Lincoln Alexander Day moved that the bill be read the third time and passed. Mr. Speaker, it is always an honour to rise in the House to speak to ...

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)