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Conservative MP for Dufferin—Caledon (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 59.00% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter MPs and Senators met with officials from Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Riga.Under Sec.of State for European Affairs etc.

Posted on Twitter MPs and Senators met with rep.from NAT0 Strategic Communications Centre of Ewxcellence in Riga,Latvia

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Didn't vote on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Didn't vote on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Didn't vote on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Posted on Twitter Great meeting in Latvia at The Riga IT Demo Center to discuss proposed digital market in Europe. Latvia has 4th largest speed in world.

Posted on Twitter Today The Can.Europe Parliamentary Association in Riga met with The Latvian Foreign Affairs Committee and The European Affairs Committee.

This week

Posted on Twitter Can.MPs and Senators on behalf of Canada attended in Riga The National Armed Forces Parade on The Embankment of the 11th of November.

Posted on Twitter MPs and Senators at The Saeima devoted to the 96th Anniversary of the Proclamation of The Republic of Latvia-----100 Latvian Parl.

A week ago

Mentioned by Caledon Enterprise Making Remembrance Day a holiday will dilute its significance I don't often agree with MP David Tilson but on the issue of making Remembrance Day a national holiday, I completely agree. Following the recent brutal killing of two Canadian soldiers there has been a surge in patriotism, which is a good thing, and a great ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Orangeville Banner David Tilson defends voting against bill to make Remembrance Day a holiday Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson has defended his decision to vote against a bill that would make Remembrance Day a national holiday, claiming it will erode the significance of the occasion. On Wednesday (Nov. 5), Tilson was one of only two MPs to vote ...

Mentioned by Caledon Enterprise David Tilson defends voting against bill to make Remembrance Day a holdiay Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson has defended his decision to vote against a bill that would make Remembrance Day a national holiday, claiming it will erode the significance of the occasion. On Wednesday (Nov. 5), Tilson was one of only two MPs to vote ...

Mentioned by Waterloo Record David Tilson defends voting against bill to make Remembrance Day a holdiay Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson has defended his decision to vote against a bill that would make Remembrance Day a national holiday, claiming it will erode the significance of the occasion. On Wednesday (Nov. 5), Tilson was one of only two MPs to vote ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I am going back to the original question that I asked the House leader of the New Democratic Party. Everyone is referring to the ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Orangeville Banner Orangeville pays tribute to victims of Ottawa and Quebec attacks A number of political dignitaries, including Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson, who experienced the situation first-hand in Ottawa earlier this week, attended Friday's ceremony. Legion and Kin Club members ask those attending to wear red and white as a sign ...

Mentioned by Caledon Enterprise Orangeville pays tribute to victims of Ottawa and Quebec attacks A number of political dignitaries, including Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson, who experienced the situation first-hand in Ottawa earlier this week, attended Friday's ceremony. Legion and Kin Club members ask those attending to wear red and white as a sign ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, the report of the Canadian delegation ...

Spoke in the House on Retirement Congratulations Mr. Speaker, I would like to sincerely congratulate Emil Kolb on his retirement. He has been chair of Peel Regional Council and chief executive officer of ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition from a number of farmers in my riding who save, reuse, select, exchange, and sell seeds, and they are concerned ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the third report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration in relation to ...

Spoke in the House on ALS Awareness Month Mr. Speaker, June is ALS Awareness Month, so it is important that we take note of this terminal disease and the effect it has on Canadians ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition from a number of residents in my riding who are concerned with the rights of farmers to save, reuse, select, ...

Spoke in the House on 70th Anniversary of D-Day Mr. Speaker, it is with pride and honour that I rise today to commend two students from Centre Dufferin District High School in Shelburne, in my ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-20, An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada ... Thank you very much. It's a pleasure to be here. This does give me an opportunity to ask you a question, Mr. Bannantine, on your involvement ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Report of the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for British Columbia 2012, Report ... Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I first of all want to thank the commission for leaving Dufferin—Caledon alone. I kind of feel like Marlene Dietrich, who said, ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-383, An Act to amend the International Boundary Waters Treaty Act ... You've just clarified the question that I was asking you, Mr. Miller. I believe the federal government is interested in water. It's interested in fish. It's ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-431 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (release of taxpayer’s notices of assessment)

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of National Protocol Procedures To echo Mr. Simms, I think you've put out a wonderful book, and I agree that all members of Parliament should have it. I had a ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-217, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mischief relating to ... Yes, I do, Mr. Chairman. Thank you, members of the committee, for letting me speak this morning on Bill C-217. I've distributed copies of my comments ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-384 An Act to amend the Youth Criminal Justice Act (publication of information)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-366 An Act to designate the month of June as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease) Month

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Application Backlogs in Light of the Action Plan for Faster Immigration Good morning. This is meeting number 8 of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration, on Thursday, November 3, 2011. This meeting is televised. Pursuant to ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-217 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mischief relating to war memorials)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-617 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mischief relating to war memorials)