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Conservative MP for Oak Ridges—Markham (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 51.10% 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 Great news, a balanced budget, tax reductions, more supports for Canadian families, more money in your pocket and more to come.

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Calandra not surprised by changes on Stouffville council That is Paul Calandra's advice to the newly elected mayor of Whitchurch-Stouffville – Justin Altmann. In 2008, the Oak Ridges-Markham MP was in a similar situation to Altmann – he won the MP seat without experience in lower level government. Altmann ...

Posted on Twitter Thanks for the support Dave! #cdnpoli #Markham #Whitchurch - #Stouffville http://t.co/0tq295vjzu

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

Posted on Twitter http://t.co/oIqBXyc3Mt I signed the petition I hope you will consider it as well.

Posted on Twitter Watch my statement in the House remembering Cpl Cirillo and WO Vincent http://t.co/hxd5yLqrzw

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to all candidates - a great election, lots of debate, ideas, disagreement, different visions and a fabulous voter turnout.

This week

Spoke in the House on Canadian Armed Forces Mr. Speaker, last week's events affected all Canadians. We are all mourning the loss of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Corporal Nathan Cirillo, who were both ...

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to #Stouffville Mayor Elect Altmann, as well as new and returning councillors.

A week ago

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Stouffville MP thought he would die in Parliament Hill attack Paul Calandra thought it was only a matter of time before he was going to be killed. Believing the House of Commons' guards, who are largely unarmed, had been killed by multiple gunmen in the hallway outside the caucus room, the Oak Ridges-Markham ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Supporting the 2014 Pan American Badminton Championships Paul Calandra, Member of Parliament (Oak Ridges-Markham), on behalf of the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today announced $20,000 in funding to Badminton Canada. This funding, provided through Sport Canada's Hosting Program, ...

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Media Advisory: Member of Parliament Paul Calandra to Speak at the 2014 Pan ... - SYS MARKHAM, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 10/14/14 -- Paul Calandra, Member of Parliament (Oak Ridges-Markham), on behalf of the Honorable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), will speak at the opening ceremony of the 2014 Pan American Badminton ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act I know that the debate is coming to a close, Mr. Speaker. The member for Trinity—Spadina and the Liberal Party have been talking about ecological integrity. ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, that was a rather sad and unfortunate speech, given the high quality of debate that we have heard over the last couple of days. ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, I wonder if the member might reiterate under what specific circumstances the NDP would approve of the military deployment. We know that in the ...

A month ago

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Stouffville MP is poster boy for ills in Ottawa If you happen to see someone on Main Street with a paper bag over his head, it's very likely to be our esteemed MP Paul Calandra. After being pilloried by nationwide public opinion, umpteen editorials and commentators (TV, newspapers, online) and likely ...

Mentioned by Pique Newsmagazine The truth about life (and turtles) DEMOCRACY FACEPALM Paul Dewar, federal foreign affairs critic for the NDP (centre), facepalms in frustration and Liberal foreign affairs critic Marc Garneau smiles as Conservative MP and parliamentary secretary Paul Calandra dodges a question on ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to begin by noting that today is the first day of the Markham Fair, which runs from October 2 to October ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, over the last year, the member for Miramichi has spent a lot of time working on this at committee. The vice-chair of the committee, ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I would like to unconditionally and unreservedly apologize to the House for my behaviour the other day. Clearly, I allowed the passion and the ...

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, this week the Prime Minister has continued to galvanize global leaders and global attention to Canada's most important development initiative, that of saving the ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-520, An Act supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament I'll read it slower for the member. “electoral candidate” has the same meaning as “candidate” in subsection 2(1) of the Canada Elections Act. “electoral district association ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF LOBBYING, ... I thank the member for bringing the motion forward. I know that as part of our identity theft study that we're undertaking right now we'll be ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Growing Problem of Identity Theft and its Economic Impact The witnesses are here to talk about identity theft. They are not here specifically to talk about the report so they wouldn't be prepared in any ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-483, An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and I thank my colleagues for the indulgence. Ms. Hancox, I remember your husband. He was a really remarkable guy. ...

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