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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

Voted Yes on Vote #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Voted Yes on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Voted Yes on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

Posted on Twitter "@CinnToast: Our phones are working! #success #cinntoast #WinningWednesday http://t.co/0XNeVDVbDv" Wow a picture that says so much!

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Care for Veterans Mr. Speaker, it is always an honour to address the House. I am pleased to speak tonight to Motion No. 532, care for veterans, put forward ...

Voted Yes on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Posted on Twitter 2 of 2 and the release of Venezuelan Political Prisoner @leopoldolopez

Posted on Twitter A great group of Canadians from @Startup_Canada assisting our entrepreneurs to succeed and create high value jobs! http://t.co/uG3M7x9zvT

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Pat Quinn Mr. Speaker, I rise to pay tribute to one of Canada's hockey greats, Mr. Pat Quinn, who, sadly, passed away last night. Pat Quinn spent more ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Posted on Twitter Brittany Hacking is one of JDRF's distinguished representatives who visited my office during Kids for a Cure days. http://t.co/kXiKZBTJ8Y

This week

Posted on Twitter Plus @McMasterU Mauraders are also hometown heroes. On to the #VanierCup Great weekend for #HamOnt football, if not weather #adfw

Posted on Twitter Way to go @Ticats - on to the #GreyCup!! What a Win! #HamOnt

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, last week in Hamilton at McMaster University, a pro-Palestinian group held an event called “hug a terrorist day”. This was shocking and deplorable given ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Media Advisory: Member of Parliament David Sweet to Speak at Launch of ... - SYS HAMILTON, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/13/14 -- David Sweet, Member of Parliament (Ancaster-Dundas-Flamborough-Westdale), on behalf of the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), will speak during the launch of a partnership between ...

Three weeks 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 in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, my colleague alluded in her speech to her desire for simple answers to direct questions, so I wonder if she would just humour me ...

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, yesterday Human Rights Watch released a disturbing report which suggests that the terrorist group ISIL abducted more than 150 children and systematically abused and ...

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 ...

Mentioned by AZoBuild New Hamilton GO Transit Bus Facility Aims to Achieve LEED Certification David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale; Ted McMeekin, Member of Provincial Parliament for Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale; and Mary Proc, Vice-President of Customer Service for GO Transit, ...

Mentioned by DigitalJournal.com Construction progressing on new GO Transit bus storage and maintenance ... HAMILTON, ON, Oct. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale; Ted McMeekin, Member of Provincial Parliament for Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale; and Mary Proc, Vice-President ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Construction progressing on new GO Transit bus storage and maintenance ... HAMILTON, ON, Oct. 31, 2014 /CNW/ - David Sweet, Member of Parliament for Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale; Ted McMeekin, Member of Provincial Parliament for Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale; and Mary Proc, Vice-President ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Honduras Thank you very much, Chair. Mr. Shaheed, thank you very much for being here. I apologize for any delay that you had in security. We have ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

Two months 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 ...

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, ...

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)