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Conservative MP for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 45.50% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Posted on Twitter Thx to @MacDonald-LaurierInstitute for excellent forum on #AsiaTrade. JW http://t.co/Hgiml3lauR

Posted on Twitter Participating in discussion of Trans Pacific Partnership with NZ's High Commissioner Simon Tucker & others #Trade JW http://t.co/hdxNEXCca1

Posted on Twitter Great to see Liberal MP @IrwinCotlerMP receive the Raul Wallenberg Award, for his commendable human rights work. JW http://t.co/oA99OR6mFF

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted Yes on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted Yes on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Mentioned by Powell River Peak Funding improves for projects ... October 23, board meeting that he and Al Radke, the regional district's chief administrative officer, had travelled to Vancouver to talk about the New Building Canada Fund. John Weston, MP for West Vancouver – Sunshine Coast – Sea to Sky Country, invited mayors and regional district representatives to a meeting to hear about the fund. City of Powell River Mayor Dave Formosa was also in attendance. “It's the first time I've been down to one of these meetings that the member of parliament has had,” Palmer said.

Mentioned by Powell River Peak Weston recalls terrifying day in Ottawa What should have been a typical day on Parliament Hill Wednesday, Oct. 22 ended in tragedy, uncertainty and lots of unanswered questions. West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country member of Parliament (MP) John Weston recalled the ...

This week

Posted on Twitter @kenneyjason: Joined vibrant panel in #Vancouver w/@MajedElShafie on how Canada is responding to #ISIL's genocide. http://t.co/Ra99SYs9zt JW

A week ago

Mentioned by North Shore News North Shore MPs react to Parliament Hill shooting But despite the dramatic events, West Vancouver MP John Weston said it's important for Canadians not to be intimidated and to stand on guard for Canada's democratic institutions. Both Weston and North Vancouver MP Andrew Saxton agreed, however, that ...

Mentioned by North Shore News N. Shore MPMPs react to Parliament Hill shooting North Shore MPs recalled hearing semi-automatic gunfire outside the caucus meeting room before Parliament was locked down Wednesday following a shooting in the nation's capital. But despite the dramatic events, West Vancouver MP John Weston said ...

Mentioned by Coast Reporter Weston recalls terrifying day West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country member of Parliament (MP) John Weston recalled the harrowing events that had him and fellow MPs locked away until the early evening hours. “It was a typical day. All of the MPs were headed to or ...

Mentioned by Coast Reporter Treatment plant turned on, wastewater to come Pictured from left to right; Aaron Joe from Salish Soils, West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country MP John Weston, Sechelt Mayor John Henderson and president of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Brad Woodside each turn a lever to ...

Posted on Twitter Cdns - while we mourn, we are more united in this House of Commons today and stronger than ever as a nation. JW

Posted on Twitter Heartfelt condolences to family of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo. Thx to many for prayers and good wishes today. We stand together for True North! JW

Spoke in the House on National Health and Fitness Day Act Mr. Speaker, it is a great honour today to speak to Bill S-211, a bill that will be voted on tomorrow, but also to mark, as ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canadians like Ernest Lang, Farid Rohani, and Majed El Shafie are concerned about the humanitarian situation in Iraq and Syria. They have arranged a ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Taiwan Mr. Speaker, Canadians and the people of Taiwan share many things in common, including democracy, freedom and the rule of law. As head of the Canada-Taiwan ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am very proud to present a petition on behalf of grade 7 students from Pender Harbour Elementary/Secondary School in the riding I represent. ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, the Komagata Maru arrived in Vancouver harbour in 1914 carrying 376 passengers of Indian descent, most of whom were not allowed to land. After ...

Spoke in the House on National Health and Fitness Day Act moved that Bill S-211, An Act to establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians, be read the second time and referred ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, Quebeckers were outraged to discover that Guy Turcotte was released pending his second trial. In 2011, he was found not criminally responsible for stabbing ...

Spoke in the House on Health and Fitness Advocate Mr. Speaker, when we members rise to pay tribute to a person from our ridings, we identify those who inspire not only our communities, but also ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-555, An Act respecting the Marine Mammal Regulations (seal fishery observation ... I'd love to ask some questions about the safety of the people in uniform, like yourselves, and I think the better person to ask them would ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry and Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for being with us today, minister. I noticed that approximately one-third of your comments concerned sports. You mentioned the support ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry So, just one lawyer, then. After having seen the film The Internship and read the book The Circle, I am very pleased to see that Google ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Mr. Klassen, as the MP for West Vancouver--Sunshine Coast--Sea to Sky Country, I can assure that I won't forget you on Vancouver. Thank you, David. I ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Mark Tetreault, thank you for being here, as well as Pierre-Daniel, and also Monsieur Fortin. Your description of musicians as ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry I just said to my colleagues, I feel like getting up and cheering after you three have spoken. You've done great things to invigorate our study ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry We recognize what you're talking about, but it's a very interesting description. I would appreciate it if I could ask all of you—Ms. Thomas and the ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under FISHERIES AND OCEANS I have two quick questions. One, the minister mentioned that 1,500 scientists are part of our operations, and I'd appreciate some comment on how those scientists ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-443 An Act to establish a National Health and Fitness Day