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Conservative MP for Etobicoke Centre (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Elections in Ukraine Mr. Speaker, today is Ukrainian day on the Hill. Canada and Ukraine have a rich history, one that has continued to grow since Canada became the ...

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 Today our gov't annouced new tax break benefits for families w/ kids under the age of 18. #cdnpoli #family http://t.co/rspFNCBM16

Three 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

A week ago

Posted on Twitter I cannot find words adequate enough to express my pride in being a Canadian. We will never be intimidated by terrorists. God Bless Canada.

Posted on Twitter I mourn the loss of Cpl Cirillo and WO Vincent. My thoughts are with their families and I honour their service to Canada. #cdnpoli

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing on Canada's Role in NATO Operation Reassurance Thanks, Mr. Chair, and through you to our witnesses. Gentlemen, thank you very much for appearing. I want to explore interoperability a little bit, because sometimes ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members within the Parliamentary ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank all of you for being here, because the accessibility that all Canadians have to the Hill and the ...

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 weeks ago

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

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

Three weeks ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

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 ...

Two months 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 ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 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 ...