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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

Spoke in the House on Pipeline Safety Act Mr. Speaker, the environment is the economy. Nearly two years ago, on May 10, 2013, I stood in the House next to the environment minister to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Posted on Twitter Please join us for a special public forum: Breaking the Silence About Alcohol and Substance Abuse http://t.co/SXzueatofb @anndowsettj

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Please join us for a special public forum: Breaking the Silence About Alcohol and Substance Abuse http://t.co/SXzueabMQB @OrchardRecovery

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Mentioned by Powell River Peak Viewpoint: Bill muzzles citizens' voices I cannot really remember being quite so disheartened and disgusted by a government as I did when I read MP John Weston's letter defending Bill C-51. I understand that, under the Stephen Harper regime, Weston is not allowed to have opinions or thoughts of ...

Posted on Twitter Peter Leitch, North Shore Studios & other film sector leaders addressed HOC Heritage Cttee today @WestVanChamber JW http://t.co/6GvA9142dQ

Posted on Twitter "Canada's film industry produces $857 million in a year:" @PeterLeitch, to Heritage Cttee just now. @lionsgatemovies @NorthShoreSt JW

Posted on Twitter Very cool to have @PeterLeitch fm @NorthShoreStudi & @MotionPicPro Motion picture Prodn Industry testify today at Heritage Cttee. JW

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to casting my vote today in support of @MichaelchongMP 's Bill C-586 Parl Reform Act. TX 4 coming to our riding MC! JW

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Multiculturalism Mr. Speaker, last night marked the arrival of lunar new year across Canada. Gong hey fat choy. This has become an amazing Canadian tradition that brings ...

Spoke in the House on Squamish, British Columbia Mr. Speaker, the New York Times recently proclaimed Squamish as one of the 52 best places in the world to visit, calling it an “...unusual combination ...

Spoke in the House on Parliamentary Precinct Security Mr. Speaker, I find what my colleague had to say to be quite interesting, especially when she said there is no evidence that the person who ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Coast Reporter Promoting understanding I would like to encourage people to take MP John Weston up on his offer to “meet with you … in your home, your neighbourhood, your club or favourite coffee shop, for a lively discussion of your interests and views.” I have discovered through personal ...

Mentioned by Coast Reporter Consider yourself read Would Michael Maser have appreciated MP John Weston's mailout better had it been written by an NDP or Liberal spin doctor spouting their propaganda? You can't have it both ways Michael — accusing a party writer of creating the mailout and then accusing ...

Mentioned by Pique Newsmagazine Cell tower challengers seek advice from MP Weston That was MP John Weston's advice for Whistler residents in their ongoing battle against a proposed 35-metre cell tower at the corner of Highway 99 and Lorimer Road. At a Jan. 8 focus group meeting with about 20 Whistler residents, Weston heard the local ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Whistler Question Weston advises residents on cell tower opposition Whistler council can greatly influence whether or not a proposed cell tower is approved by Industry Canada. That was the message from John Weston, MP for the West Vancouver – Sea to Sky – Sunshine Coast riding, to a group of Whistler residents opposed ...

Mentioned by Pique Newsmagazine National Health and Fitness Day just one more legacy of 2010 Olympic Games One summer before the 2010 Olympics came to Whistler, Senator Nancy Greene Raine and Member of Parliament John Weston were talking about what kind of legacy they'd like to see the Games leave. "We were just chatting about, if we were ... "As an MP I was saying to the people of our riding, '"What can we do to keep alive this amazing spirit, and translate it from an extravaganza with a focus on elite athletes to something that would touch all Canadians in an enduring way?'" On Dec. 10, parliamentarians across ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on National Health and Fitness Day Act moved that the bill be read the third time and passed. Mr. Speaker, in Canada we are the true north, strong and free, but we can ...

Spoke in the House on Jack Adelaar Mr. Speaker, “we take care of our own”. So run the words of a song by Bruce Springsteen. I can think of no better theme for ...

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, as a Canadian and a British Columbian, I am proud of our government's leadership in matters relating to the Pacific Rim, in terms of ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, it really is a privilege for me to speak to Bill C-43, Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2. I was thinking that if ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Subject Matter of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Votes 1b, 5b and ... Thank you. We're really always delighted to hear from you. I wish we had hours because this is so important to Canadians, especially in British Columbia, ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill S-211, An Act to establish a national day to promote health ... We sign ourselves as the CFFOs, chief fun and fitness officers, and we try to make sure it's fun. As you have indicated, it has to ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the minister for joining us today. It is a privilege to have her with us. You said that ...

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 ...

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