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Conservative MP for Etobicoke Centre (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 41.20% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on National Security Mr. Speaker, the current world security situation presents Canada and its allies with very serious challenges. It is therefore incumbent upon us to provide the best ...

Posted on Twitter Pleasure to host old colleagues from the #CanadianForcesCollege on the #Hill today. http://t.co/r8zJQVpknK

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Very informative conference on #HumanTrafficking in #Canada and #Europe organized by @uOttawaCIPS. http://t.co/RteBQTbWKz

A week ago

Posted on Twitter MP Ted Opitz's Thanksgiving Greetings: http://t.co/ciEp45qpdt via @YouTube

Posted on Twitter #Thanksgiving is a time of reflection and appreciation. Enjoy this holiday with your loved ones. Happy holidays! http://t.co/YVHaUJ4lfI

Posted on Twitter Today we are marking #InternationalDayOfTheGirl! Girls should be empowered worldwide to reach their full potential! http://t.co/TrG3P9BfsY

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members within the Parliamentary ... It's okay, Mr. Chair. Thank you all for being here. I'll try not to be overly redundant in some of these questions. I think all of ...

Posted on Twitter Flying home to Toronto and listening to the combined bands of The Royal Regiment of Canada and 48th Highlanders w Danielle Bourre singing.

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Ukraine Mr. Speaker, our government is steadfast in its support for Ukraine, as it works towards a better and freer future. Today, while in Ukraine, Ambassador Andrew ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, I have listened to this debate with great interest. I think it is clear to Canadians, to our allies, and most certainly to this ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted No on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members within the Parliamentary ... I'm not taking that long. I know how this works. The RCMP is very much like the military and there are SOPs. This is a failure ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on National Seniors Day Mr. Speaker, October 1 marks National Seniors Day, and my riding of Etobicoke Centre is the home for 40,000 seniors, which ranks eighth in the population ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Ukraine Mr. Speaker, the President of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, will visit Canada tomorrow. He will be warmly greeted by Canadians and in particular by those of Ukrainian ...

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Media Advisory: Member of Parliament Ted Opitz to Make an Announcement ... - SYS TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/12/14 -- Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament (Etobicoke Centre), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, will make an announcement on Saturday about local ...

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Media Advisory: Member of Parliament Ted Opitz to Make an Announcement ... - SYS TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/12/14 -- Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament (Etobicoke Centre), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, will make an announcement on Saturday about local ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Harper Government supports opportunities for women in the skilled trades TORONTO, Aug. 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke—Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, spoke on Saturday about the importance of recruiting and ...

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Government of Canada Honours Veterans at the 93rd Warriors' Day Parade - SYS TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today attended the 93rd annual Warriors' Day Parade, held during the Canadian National ...

Mentioned by DigitalJournal.com Government of Canada Honours Veterans at the 93rd Warriors' Day Parade TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today attended the 93rd annual Warriors' Day Parade, held during the Canadian National ...

Mentioned by DigitalJournal.com Government of Canada Honours Veterans at the 93rd Warriors' Day Parade TORONTO, Aug. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today attended the 93rd annual Warriors' Day Parade, held during the Canadian National ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, with Russia's ongoing military interference in Ukraine, as well as new NATO reports confirming additional troop buildup near the Ukrainian border, the eyes of ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of the Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1 and 5 under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Through you, Chair, thank you, all, for being here today. Citizenship and Immigration received the passport program last July, and as you ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, on Friday, June 6, Canadians paused to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day and the Battle of Normandy. As a nation, we honoured those ...

Spoke in the House on 70th Anniversary of D-Day Mr. Speaker, I proudly rise today to salute the tens of thousands of Canadians who served on land, at sea, and in the skies over northern ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on M-431, Election of Committee Chairs and M-489, Election of Speaker Mr. Chair, I'd like to amend the motion by replacing the fourth paragraph with the following: That the Committee invite the Clerk of the House of ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... We had a couple of witnesses here on previous dates, Martin Collacott and James Bissett, and both expressed their support for the new residency requirement. I ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... Thank you, Madam Chair. You're right. As I look around this room I see five MPs who are from other countries, and at least two who ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I was on this committee before and I'm glad to be sitting in again today. I knew you guys would ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-24, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Well, you do have to be convicted, and it's compared to the Canadian system. As a former soldier I would take great ...