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Conservative MP for Oak Ridges—Markham (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 51.10% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Thanks Paola! http://t.co/Dfrvwt5ZEA

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Confederation of Greater Toronto Chinese Business Association Lunar New Year Celebration in Markham, great night. http://t.co/6DJbqsccub

This week

Spoke in the House on Geraldine Seely Mr. Speaker, I rise to pay special tribute to Geraldine Seely, a close personal friend who recently lost her battle with cancer. Gerri was a fighter. ...

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

Posted on Twitter Watch this trailer for the 5th annual Hockey Night in Stouffville! This year #HNIS will be on Thurs Aug 20 http://t.co/SUY3MILeVk

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, today we are pleased to welcome to Ottawa one of our closest partners in the efforts to improve maternal, newborn, and child health, Bill ...

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

A week ago

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

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Celebrating the Lunar New Year and the year of the Ram in @cityofmarkham with @KentThornhillMP. http://t.co/JzHh0rWXzk

Spoke in the House on Government Contracts Mr. Speaker, as I said the other day, that is just simply not true. I suspect Canadians, and I know Ontarians, are quite nervous about the ...

Posted on Twitter http://t.co/HoiG0Ij04Y . . . @BradDuguid @HelenaJaczek remember this?You evicted farmers to create a park that is still closed 8 years later

Spoke in the House on Captain Roy Brown Mr. Speaker, I would like to draw the attention of the House to an incredible constituent of mine, Nadine Carter. Nadine is a sixth grade student ...

Spoke in the House on Government Contracts Mr. Speaker, let me just get this straight. It is 2:45. We are a number of months ahead of an election, and the best the Liberals ...

Spoke in the House on Reform Act, 2014 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to participate in the debate today on Bill C-586, Reform Act, 2014. I, too, would like to echo the comments of ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter In @cityofmarkham celebrating flags 50th, Lloyd Robertson, Billl Crothers, local Vets @YRP and @MarkhamFire all there http://t.co/3NpKwpxpoa

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Parents' anger boils over at meeting on grow-op near Markham school Initially Markham, Oak Ridges Conservative MP Paul Calandra, told the audience the law allowing operations in people's homes was ushered through in 2001 and has been around ever since. "I wish I could tell you this is the only neighbourhood with these ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Digital Journal Media Advisory: Minister Goodyear and MP Kent to Announce Support for ... Following the announcement, Minister Goodyear, MP Kent, along with Paul Calandra, Member of Parliament for Oak Ridges-Markham, will visit and tour a Markham-based moulded plastics company. Minister Goodyear, MP Kent and MP Calandra will ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, obviously, this is the government that brought in the reviews and the inspections, but when we brought this in, the NDP was concerned. Its ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, let me thank the member for Wild Rose for sticking up for Canadian families each and every day in the House. We know that ...

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com MP calls stench from Markham medical grow-up 'appaling' MP Paul Calandra posted a video on youtube saying he recently visited the Greensborough/Cornell area and was appalled by the smell of marijuana being vented into the air. Recently a TV news reporter confronted the owner of the property who claimed he had a licence ... “As long as I am your Member of Parliament I will work day in and day out to shut down these abhorrent and offensive residential marijuana operations.” He encouraged people who live in the community affected or who have concerns to contact ...

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com MP calls stench from Markham medical grow-up 'appalling' A controversial medical marijuana grow-op in Markham is becoming a political football as the local MP has weighed in. MP Paul Calandra posted a video on youtube saying he recently visited the Greensborough/Cornell area and was appalled by the smell of ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Yahoo Finance UK Government of Canada Supports the 2015 UANA Cup Paul Calandra, Member of Parliament (Oaks Ridges- Markham), on behalf of the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), attended the 2015 Unión Americana de Natación (UANA) Cup international water polo tournament and took part in the awards ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Government of Canada Supports the 2015 UANA Cup Paul Calandra, Member of Parliament (Oaks Ridges- Markham), on behalf of the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), attended the 2015 Unión Americana de Natación (UANA) Cup international water polo tournament and took part in the awards ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park and Order ... Obviously, we're not in favour of it. I would just note that the farmers who did appear before the committee were unanimous in their support for ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park Okay. Mr. Buchanan, the region sometimes takes a bit of a hit from individuals who suggest it's always willing to take down trees and that there's ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park So members are on the same page. There has been a lot of talk about how often people come back and say that farmers have nothing ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park I just want to go back; I misspoke before when I said it was 1997 and former minister Duguid. It was minister Duguid in 2007. Actually ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Growing Problem of Identity Theft and its Economic Impact That's a very good idea, and it's obviously something we might even consider in our report. I appreciate it. I just want to go, again, more ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Growing Problem of Identity Theft and its Economic Impact and Certificate of ... I'll be very brief. I don't know if we want to release the witness, Mr. Chair. I'm not sure how long we'll be doing this. It's ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Growing Problem of Identity Theft and its Economic Impact I hear what you're saying, but it strikes me as a business that is just finding every excuse not to provide people with the information that ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-520, An Act supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament Definitely, Madam Chair. As I said, I can understand the frustration and the anger that the NDP must feel today in light of the fact that ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-638 An Act respecting the establishment of a National Strategy for the Purchase and Sale of Second-hand Precious Metal Articles