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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 #248 That the Standing Committee on the Status of Women be instructed to undertake a study on the subject ...

Voted Yes on Vote #247 That the motion be amended by replacing the words “education and social programs” with the words “education programs, ...

Voted No on Vote #246 on Bill C-584 Respecting the Corporate Social Responsibility Inherent in the Activities of Canadian Extractive Corporations in Developing ...

Voted Yes on Vote #245 on Bill C-41 Implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea

Voted Yes on Vote #244 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics, presented on Wednesday, ...

Posted on Twitter State of the Art resource for Seniours and Care Givers launched today the McMaster Optimal Aging Portal. http://t.co/uuYdkUYDxn

Posted on Twitter Restored land in Alberta after mining - note the Buffalo. Despite NDP claims this was done due to regulations #adfw http://t.co/yMKrjCeMGU

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter The Subcommittee on International Human Rights is hearing from Reverend El Shafie regarding the violent persecution of Christians in Iraq.

Posted on Twitter Pleas thank a senior tomorrow, on National Seniors Day, for all they have done for our country #adfw #HamOnt https://t.co/Dt5m03hqIo

A week ago

Posted on Twitter L'Shanah Tovah to all my friends celebrating the Jewish new year. Peace & joy with you &your family at this time #hamont @JewishHamilton

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, ...

Spoke in the House on Lincoln Alexander Day Act Mr. Speaker, I want to say a heartfelt thanks to all of the members who spoke so warmly about Linc from their memories of him, from ...

Posted on Twitter Rosh Hashanah greetings to those in our community celebrating starting this evening. http://t.co/j2KVeF8Ra2 L'shana tovah! #adfw #hamont

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.

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 ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the Pacific Alliance is a forum that gives Canada an important opportunity to shape the future prosperity of the Americas. Opening new markets and ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Yad Vashem Mr. Speaker, 2013 marked the 60th anniversary of Yad Vashem, Israel's official living memorial to Jewish victims of the Holocaust, and the world centre for documentation, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition from dozens of Canadians calling on the Parliament of Canada to take action in regard to the systematic persecution of ...

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 in the House on An Act to Bring Fairness for the Victims of Violent Offenders moved that Bill C-479, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fairness for victims), be read the third time and passed. Mr. Speaker, ...

Spoke in the House on Terrorism Mr. Speaker, my question is about the government's fight against international terrorism. This month an exhibit that is celebrating terrorism is on display right here in ...

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 in the House on Lincoln Alexander Day Act moved that Bill S-213, An Act respecting Lincoln Alexander Day, be read the second time and referred to a committee. Mr. Speaker, I was proud to ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Iran Your point is well taken. In Canada, we can't even imagine with the kind of regime that is in power right now in Iran the kind ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Sexual Violence in Syria Thank you, Dr. Zawati, for being here. I wanted to give credit where credit is due as well in this regard. It's a tragic situation with ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Case of Sergei Magnitsky Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Mr. Browder, I think every lawyer in the world would want to have you as their friend, or someone like ...

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)