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  • His favourite word is tax.

Independent MP for Peterborough (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 49.70% of the vote.

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That Standing Order 11(2) be replaced with the following: The Speaker or the Chair of Committees of the ...

Didn't vote on Vote #237 That this question be now put.

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted No on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Posted on Twitter Benjamin Natanyahu's statement at the U.N. that "while the Nazi's believed in a master race, Islamic extremists... http://t.co/XthAAPPMWL

This week

Posted on Twitter Great day today at thePeterborough County Plowing Match! Thank you to everyone with the Peterborough County... http://t.co/2JGXXDbsnm

Posted on Twitter This is an outstanding piece written by Lois Tuffin at Peterborough This Week. So much time in politics is... http://t.co/BWDMnWDYtc

Posted on Twitter Congratulations Prime Minister Harper!... http://t.co/9KjdJiX1u2

Voted Yes on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

Posted on Twitter "If you build it they will come", this is an exciting development for Peterborough!... http://t.co/0OrPWEIZD3

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Improve public safety and grow our economy; complete the Parkway. Read the latest article from Dean's Desk here:... http://t.co/F9GckJ4VOH

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, on July 17, Malaysian flight MH17 was shot down flying through Ukrainian airspace, killing all 298 civilians on board. Despite the very real demands ...

Mentioned by Kawartha Media Group MP expects final call on Peterborough's commuter rail this fall According to Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro, a final report laying out the details for Shining Waters Railways went out to provincial and federal transportation ministers for final approval in recent weeks. Both will need to approve the project before shovels ...

Mentioned by Kawartha Media Group Alan Wilson running for mayor of Peterborough PETERBOROUGH -- A former assistant to Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro is running to be the next mayor of Peterborough. Alan Wilson, past chair of the Peterborough-Lakefield Police Services Board, filed for candidacy on Thursday (Sept. 11) -- one day ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Kawartha Media Group Twelve new names to be added to the Peterborough Pathway of Fame this ... Sean Eyre, chair of the Pathway of Fame committee, says a number of dignitaries will be in attendance including Mayor Daryl Bennett, MP Dean Del Mastro and MPP Jeff Leal. This year's keynote address will be given by local lawyer Fred Gariepy. They will ...

Mentioned by Kawartha Media Group Twelve new names to be inducted into the Peterborough Pathway of Fame this ... Sean Eyre, chair of the Pathway of Fame committee, says a number of dignitaries will be in attendance including Mayor Daryl Bennett, MP Dean Del Mastro and MPP Jeff Leal. This year's keynote address will be given by local lawyer Fred Gariepy. They will ...

Mentioned by National Post 'Evidence of guilt in this case is overwhelming': Crown says at close of Del ... PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — All the evidence presented in MP Dean Del Mastro's election fraud trial backs up the story told by key witness Frank Hall, while Del Mastro's story doesn't match the facts, a prosecutor told a judge in Peterborough on Thursday.

Mentioned by Post Crown says facts against MP overwhelming - Regina Leader All the evidence presented in MP Dean Del Mastro's election fraud trial backs up the story told by key witness Frank Hall, while Del Mastro's story doesn't match the facts, a prosecutor told a judge in Peterborough on Thursday. "The evidence of guilt in this ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, everyday Canadians are struggling with the rapidly increasing price of energy. Recent events in places like Iraq remind us that the world's dependency on ...

Spoke in the House on Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act Mr. Speaker, I support the government.

Spoke in the House on Supplementary Estimates (A), 2014-15 Mr. Speaker, I agree to the motion and support the government.

Spoke in the House on Main Estimates, 2014-15 Mr. Speaker, I agree with the motion and stand with the Conservative Party, and vote yes.

Spoke in the House on An Act to amend the Assisted Human Reproduction Act (surrogacy) moved for leave to introduce Bill C-607, An Act to amend the Assisted Human Reproduction Act (surrogacy). Mr. Speaker, I am also pleased to have the ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, tomorrow is an exciting day in the “Electric City”. After undergoing significant renovations and upgrades, with support from the building Canada program, the Peterborough ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Honduras Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I was interested to hear the hon. member's comments on this free trade agreement. I have had the opportunity to travel to Honduras in ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-607 An Act to amend the Assisted Human Reproduction Act (surrogacy)

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Committee Business Mr. Chairman, I would simply point out that Mr. Opitz has actually left to deliver a statement in the House. That opportunity is available to Ms. ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Briefing on Security of Rail Transport Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I have a couple of questions for the witnesses. First of all, I think certainly what we've witnessed—and I've just talked to ...

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. Good morning, colleagues. I'm going to present a couple of different things. There are a couple of areas where I differ slightly ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Tax Evasion and the Use of Tax Havens Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. I want to thank all the witnesses for appearing here today. Mr. Rosenbloom, I'm very familiar with your work. When ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy and social media I think you did. I can say, having taken a number of university-level business law courses myself, that one of the first things you learn is ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy and social media It's pretty remarkably, actually. It demonstrates that there is a whole level of research and information being gathered that I don't think Canadians understand is being ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-38, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... No, actually they won't. I was in Heritage. The CBC gets direct funding in excess of $1 billion. They get an additional roughly $200 million from ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy and social media and Expenses of the members of the Board ... Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Thank you to the witnesses today. It's very interesting testimony. You indicated, Ms. Stoddart, that we live in the age of big ...