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Conservative MP for Flamborough—Glanbrook (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 44% of the vote.

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

This week

Voted No on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

Posted on Twitter Members of the House of Commons today in solidarity remembered the Humboldt team members we lost, those who lost lo… https://t.co/oGU1V3dAVq

Posted on Twitter A great tribute to those we lost in Humboldt, those who lost their loved ones and those fighting to overcome their… https://t.co/Nl50H98ekI

Posted on Twitter Here is the great team I had the honour to work with last evening @RocktonFair Dinner Theatre. I'll be back tonigh… https://t.co/qpenJxclbv

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Our world leaders should not be deceived by the tactics of a recognized terrorist organization (Hamas) and their co… https://t.co/fbcg2SHp8A

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Tories urge Trudeau to act against Myanmar over Rohingya 'genocide' Conservative MP David Sweet issued a statement Thursday in response to Bob Rae's final report on the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appointed Rae earlier this year as special envoy to the region. “Although the ongoing ...

Posted on Twitter #YomHaShoah We Remember the survivors - there resilience & strength to begin again! We Remember that evil unquesti… https://t.co/GieZeOqVDd

Posted on Twitter #YomHaShoah We are called to an active act of Remembrance! We Remember the 6 million Jews that perished in the most… https://t.co/Ah3ZGQ3fA4

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Human Rights Situation in Syria Thank you, Chair. Shukran. Thank you for your courage and your service. As–salaam alaikum, the peace of God to you. Mr. Ezeddin, you mentioned that there's ...

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted No on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Cambodia Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll be as brief as possible. We've talked about the judiciary and law enforcement, the political machine there. I take it that ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order pertaining to the session on the presentation of petitions. I noticed in today's session that the Standing ...

Mentioned by The Flamborough Review Flamborough-Glanbrook MP Sweet laments CRA issues Flamborough-Glanbrook MP David Sweet is once again dealing with constituent concerns related to interacting with the Canada Revenue Agency. “It's a perennial concern,” he said. “We have two places with the highest volume of constituents — one is CRA ...

Mentioned by The Flamborough Review Flamborough-Glanbrook MP 'disappointed' in Liberal budget Flamborough-Glanbrook Conservative MP David Sweet said the 2018 federal Liberal budget is "disappointing in really every way." - By Kevin Werner, HCN. Flamborough-Glanbrook Conservative MP David Sweet is disappointed with Trudeau Liberal government's ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Surrounding Natural Resource Extraction within Latin America and Briefing on ... Thank you, Chair. It's a devastating situation. I would just like to be clear so that we have some things on the record and so that ...

Mentioned by The Flamborough Review Flamborough-Glanbrook MP Sweet shares daughter's story Flamborough-Glanbrook MP David Sweet shares the story of his daughter Lara at Mohawk College on Feb. 20. Lara took her own life Aug. 11 at the age of 23. - Mac Christie/Metroland. Flamborough-Glanbrook MP David Sweet shared the story of his daughter ...

Mentioned by TheSpec.com Hamilton MP is speaking of private pain to aid others "It was the best of times, it was the worst of times." As he drives to and from Ottawa, MP David Sweet has been listening to Charles Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities." He recites its famous opening line as he settles behind the desk at his constituency ...

Spoke in the House on Bob Morrow Mr. Speaker our nation and my city, Hamilton, Ontario, lost a statesman and a leader this week with the passing of our longest serving mayor, Mr. ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca MP calls for inquiry into abuse at Alfred training school David Sweet, Flamborough-Glanbrook MP. He was never sexually abused, he said, but knew others who had been. "I was fortunate. There were a couple of occasions where I suspected that might have been the case, and I ran from them," he said. In the early ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to Chart 2.1 on Page 27 of the Fall Economic Statement 2017 and specifically the chart titled “Nearly 300,000 Children Lifted Out of Poverty”: ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to access to the National Holocaust Monument: (a) during what time periods will there be (i) access restrictions for pedestrians, (ii) closures for maintenance ...

Spoke in the House on Jewish Refugee Day Mr. Speaker, today is Jewish Refugee Day, a day that is set aside to commemorate the 850,000 Jews across the Middle East who were displaced from ...

Spoke in the House on Community Service Madam Speaker, Canada 150 has been an opportunity to celebrate how far our great nation has come over the past century and a half. In this ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Madam Speaker, I would like to advise you from the outset that I will be splitting my time with the member for Mégantic—L'Érable. I rise to ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Water Quality Thank you very much, Chair. I appreciate being part of it. I'm fortunate to come from a municipality that has a program in place and that ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the plaque for the National Holocaust Monument, which was inaugurated by the Prime Minister on September 27, 2017, and removed on October 3, ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Somalia Thank you very much, Chair. I very much appreciate our witnesses' testimony. However dark it may be certainly is not their issue. This is certainly one ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Somalia I'm certainly a believer in the miracle of capitalism, so I appreciate that, although the situation on the ground there seems to be profoundly urgent. Most ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination I think that even one hate incident or crime is appalling and we should do the best we can to prevent that, but I want to ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination You mentioned there is tension between Muslims and Jews with motion 103. We have heard evidence here that there's a lot of tension inside the Muslim ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-479 An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fairness for victims)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-620 An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (parole review and victim impact statement)