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Conservative MP for Flamborough—Glanbrook (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Extremely Troubling!! New report alleges outside influence in Canada's 2015 federal election https://t.co/jjnHQAAYQM

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Our heartfelt thoughts & prayers to our friends in Manchester who suffered injury and for those families whose loved ones will not return.

Posted on Twitter Happy Victoria Day! DYK that Quenn Victoria's actual Bday was 24th of May, 1819. For Our Quebec friends today it is National Patriots Day.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter An execution every 9 hours in 2017 under this "moderate!" Iran's president trounces hard-liner to secure second term https://t.co/PRkPnIlSta

Posted on Twitter What possible win could be found here for Canada?? The naivety of this action cannot be overstated! https://t.co/2RT0O4d0v6

This week

Spoke in the House on Motorcycling Madam Speaker, with the beautiful spring weather sweeping through Flamborough—Glanbrook and across the country, we can be sure that motorcyclists will hit the streets to enjoy ...

Posted on Twitter Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Hanif family. Our entire community mourns the tragic death of their beautiful child, Jasmin Hanif

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted No on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted No on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, this week at committee Professor Irwin Cotler lamented the ongoing suffering of Baha'is at the hands of the tyrannical Iranian regime. His assertion is ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, “a new day”, “sunny ways”, “a new respect for Parliament”, “answering every question of every member”, “we are going to respect Parliament more”: these ...

Spoke in the House on Bahá'í Seven Mr. Speaker, being terrorized, persecuted, beaten, imprisoned, and killed is too often what faces Iranian citizens of the Bahá'í faith. The Khamenei regime continues to carry ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Liberation Day Madam Speaker, in spite of so much rain in this our 150th commemoration of Confederation, we can see hundreds of thousands of bright, blooming tulips throughout ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Trafficking in India Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. For the record, I'm very grateful to Ms. Khalid for this motion and this investigation on human trafficking. From the ...

Spoke in the House on Ellie Voortman Mr. Speaker, my hometown of Ancaster, the greater city of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and, indeed, the world lost an incredible force for good a couple of ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. Over the 11-plus years I have been in this House, I have witnessed all kinds of heckling ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the National Action Plan to Combat Human Trafficking, which ended in June 2016: (a) what rationale was used in the decision to not ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Human Rights Situation in Venezuela I'll take over the questions for now. Thank you very much for your information. Our hearts go out to you and all the Venezuelan people who ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans It's just to see if we can get something that I think is good on the record. Thank you very much, all of you, for your ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing from the Burma Task Force Canada on the Continuous Human Rights ... Chair, just before we close I have two requests if I may. The first would be under the rubric of requests for documents, and would be ...

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Flamborough MP Sweet talks to students about history, role of government and the importance of Canada 150 David Sweet, Conservative MP for Flamborough-Glanbrook, dropped in for a presentation on what it means to be a member of Parliament and take questions from the students. “I always want to encourage democracy for our youth, I think they need to know ...

Mentioned by The Flamborough Review Flamborough MP Sweet talks to students about history, role of government and the importance of Canada 150 David Sweet, Conservative MP for Flamborough-Glanbrook, dropped in for a presentation on what it means to be a member of Parliament and take questions from the students. “I always want to encourage democracy for our youth, I think they need to know ...

Mentioned by HamiltonNews MP COLUMN: Standing up for steel I co-chair the all-party Parliamentary Steel Caucus with my fellow co-chair, Liberal MP Terry Sheehan of Sault Ste. Marie, and vice-chairs MP David Sweet of Flamborough-Glanbrook and MP Scott Duvall of Hamilton Mountain. The four of us make up the ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in South Sudan Thank you very much, Chair. Gentlemen, I want to thank both of you for your organizations' great work. Mr. Morley, I was at the Zaatari refugee ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing from Common Frontiers on the Human Rights Situation in Central America Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I just want to express my concern with regard to this meeting. My understanding is that it's only a one-off ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by The Flamborough Review Naming intolerance gives courage, strength Federal Conservatives, much like MP David Sweet in his Review column, are pushing a fragile opposition to Iqra Khalid's Private Member's Motion M-103 (which highlights and condemns the undercurrent of anti-Islamic sentiment in Canada) while failing to ...

Mentioned by The Flamborough Review Naming inolerance gives courage, strength Federal Conservatives, much like MP David Sweet in his Review column, are pushing a fragile opposition to Iqra Khalid's Private Member's Motion M-103 (which highlights and condemns the undercurrent of anti-Islamic sentiment in Canada) while failing to ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in South Sudan I commend you, Chair. I got about a third of that, but I greatly appreciate Mr. Hopkins' testimony. I heard gender-based violence and rape being used ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in South Sudan Thank you, Mr. Wega, for coming in and testifying. I am certain that it is a very difficult situation that you and the department are in, ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Grand River Sachem Infrastructure a priority for Glanbrook in 2017 Flamborough/Glanbrook MP David Sweet's New Year's Levee turned into more of a casual meet and greet when a handful of constituents showed up at the Lynden legion Monday afternoon. Sweet – who hosted a New Year's Levee in Mount Hope earlier in ...

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)