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Conservative MP for Oak Ridges—Markham (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter With Easter Bunny in Town #stouffville and #markham @redbulbcafe was an essential first stop. http://t.co/k49OdQ5dsr

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter http://t.co/q3JgYbRJsF meet the Easter Bunny tomorrow and visit the beautiful new original Markham Main its beautiful.

This week

Posted on Twitter Fun night at my New Canadian Reception last night in #Markham @MarcaPizzaPasta Congrats on your Cdn Citizenship! http://t.co/60J6oNLxDy

Posted on Twitter Great night at Crime Stoppers YR Appreciation night. Thank u to all involved for helping keep our communities safe http://t.co/agRRKZrcH3

Posted on Twitter Happy #Vaisakhi to all members of the #Sikh community who are celebrating today! #Vaisakhi2014

Posted on Twitter Best wishes to everyone celebrating #Passover this week! http://t.co/fIRaJLkN7r

A week ago

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Home News Stouffville cell tower plan dead? It all depends... In a special town council meeting today, the Ward 2 councillor asked Oak Ridges-Markham MP Paul Calandra to “drop his swords and work with Whitchurch-Stouffville and work with the community”. “Let's join forces,” he said. Mr. Calandra contends, in an ...

Spoke in the House on Halvor Moorshead Mr. Speaker, today I rise to honour and remember my dear friend Halvor Moorshead, who was a strong-spirited, community-minded man and a true friend to all. ...

Spoke in the House on Port of Montreal Mr. Speaker, the president of the Port of Montreal is appointed by the board, and it did not appoint Mr. Abdallah president.

Voted Yes on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke in the House on Telecommunications Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise today to announce to the people of my hometown, Whitchurch-Stouffville, that the proposed nine-storey cell tower that was ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Home News Stouffville residents back MP's efforts to stop... Despite Whitchurch-Stouffville council allowing Roger's Communications to forward their application for a new cell tower in downtown Stouffville to the federal government, Oak Ridges-Markham MP Paul Calandra called Saturday's public meeting to gain ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, it is always interesting to hear the member speak as an Ontario member of Parliament. I recall when the member was a minister in ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, I want to congratulate the member for Oakville for the incredible work he has done since 2008, helping to turn back the billions of ...

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 in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it is always a pleasure to rise in the House of Commons and speak to any issues, even if they are issues like this. ...

Three weeks ago

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. ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, the RCMP is in charge of security for the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister, since 2006, has put in place a new policy wherein ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, last June the Senate did bring in some new measures with respect to accountability in the Senate. In the fall, we on this side ...

A month ago

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Stouffville mayor angered by MP's 'mud slinging' Paul Calandra has called out Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville council for “trying to absolve themselves of any decision at all” on the proposed Rogers' cell tower for downtown Stouffville, at 20 Freel Lane. “Town council have washed their hands because they ...

Mentioned by National Post 'Why don't you go steal some more money from your mother': Tory and NDP MPs ... A televised debate between Conservative MP Paul Calandra and NDP House Leader Nathan Cullen turned nasty after the cameras stopped rolling on Tuesday, leading to the two politicians exchanging loud insults in the foyer of the House of Commons.

Mentioned by Canada.com Paul Calandra, Nathan Cullen exchange heated words in loud foyer exchange ... A televised debate between Conservative MP Paul Calandra and NDP House Leader Nathan Cullen turned nasty after the cameras stopped rolling on Tuesday, leading to the two politicians exchanging loud insults in the foyer of the House of Commons.

Two months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Committee Business Mr. Chair, we had notice of this, and we'll obviously be voting against bringing forward these witnesses, for they have nothing to do with Bill C-520. ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-520, An Act supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament Thank you. Mr. Ferguson, am I allowed to say congratulations on your French? I've been studying for a bit and have had a difficult time. You ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Markham-Unionville PC Candidate Shan Thayaparan speaks at a Black Tie gala ... The event featured traditional Chinese and Tamil entertainment and food, as well as appearances by MP Paul Calandra and MPP Julia Munro. (CNWGroup/Shan Thayaparan Campaign) (CNW Group/Shan Thayaparan Campaign). TORONTO, Feb. 21, 2014 ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Growing Problem of Identity Theft and its Economic Impact Thank you, Mr. Chair. It sounds like a little desperation on that side over there, Mr. Chair. The letter states: In September of 2013, in connection ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Statutory Review of the Conflict of Interest Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. Yes, the Constitution can be a very difficult thing to have to listen to, I suppose, every once in a while, but ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Committee Business It's a good idea, Mr. Chair. The motion reads: That, in relation to the Orders of Reference from the House respecting Bills, (a) the Clerk of ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Committee Business Again, it sounds like repetition to me, Mr. Chair. I've reviewed a lot of the testimony that has come before. Is Hansard working? Mr. Chair, can ...

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