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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

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

Three days ago

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

Posted on Twitter Pleasure to meet @BillGates today as he speaks about the importance of maternal and child health. #SavingLives http://t.co/O0T9KNFBZW

Posted on Twitter Today is a #PinkShirtDay. Support #NoMoreBullies today and every day! #erasebullies http://t.co/chTylziXJF

Posted on Twitter 1. Come to us, #Russia 2. You called? The essence of Putin's "protection of Russian speakers abroad"#UnitedForUkraine http://t.co/NH9YX6Apgc

This week

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

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, Canadian families know that we are the only party that trusts parents to do what is right for their own families. That is why ...

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 A year ago #Russian troops w/out insignia began the illegal annexation of #Crimea. We will never recognize the invasion of #Ukrainian land.

Posted on Twitter The gov't has announced $100M over 10 years to prevent, detect & combat #FamilyViolence and #childabuse. #cdnpoli http://t.co/hYC7F2eC9y

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Today we remember the heroes of the Heavenly Hundred. These people died for free & independent #Ukraine.They will never die in our memory.

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, I also share the sentiment that my hon. friend from Malpeque is an honourable man, and I have enjoyed serving with him in the ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you, Mr. Chair, and through you first to Colonel Ménard, I can't allow the air force to have the upper hand with Latin, so non ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canada continues to stand stalwartly in solidarity with the people of Ukraine. Our government has been very clear that Vladimir Putin must get out ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I am rising in support of my House leader. It behooves us all to work with our partners and to ensure that they have ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, since the onset of the crisis in Ukraine, Canada has stood proudly and firmly with the Ukrainian people. Our Conservative government has implemented tough ...

Spoke in the House on Russia Mr. Speaker, the Russian-backed proxies of Vladamir Putin attacked Mariupol killing and wounding over 100 people, a criminal act using Russian supplied weapons like those that ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, this park will be enormous. When one includes the neighbouring Nahanni National Park Reserve, it will be approximately 35,000 square kilometres. That is more ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, Poland's defence minister, Tomasz Siemoniak, says that there has been unprecedented activity by Russia's navy and air force in the Baltic Sea region in ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada announces research project to support families of ... 25, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, today addressed participants at the fifth annual Canadian Military and Veteran Health Research Forum. During the forum, MP Opitz announced that the Government of Canada will support a research project, conducted by the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research, to assess how operational stress injuries affect the mental health of spouses and ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY ESTABLISHMENT, Vote 1b ... Thank you. Thank you all for being here today, and to my old boss, General Thibault, thank you, sir. First of all, from reservists, thank you ...

Mentioned by Virtual Press Office (press release) Government of Canada announces research project to support families of ... 25, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Ted Opitz, Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre, today addressed participants at the fifth annual Canadian Military and Veteran Health Research Forum. During the forum, MP Opitz announced that the Government of Canada will support a research project, conducted by the Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research, to assess how operational stress injuries affect the mental health of spouses and ...

Mentioned by MENAFN.COM Canada Working with International Community to Support Somalia (MENAFN Press) OTTAWA Canada November 21 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Ted Opitz Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre highlighted Canada's ongoing efforts to stabilize Somalia during the Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum ...

Mentioned by MENAFN.COM Canada Working with International Community to Support Somalia (MENAFN Press) OTTAWA Canada November 21 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Ted Opitz Member of Parliament for Etobicoke Centre highlighted Canada's ongoing efforts to stabilize Somalia during the Ministerial High Level Partnership Forum ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 172, 173 (Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act), 183 and ... Now, if this amendment passes, are there any next steps that the federal government plans to do? For example, would the provinces be encouraged to implement ...

More than three months ago

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 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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...