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Conservative MP for Dufferin—Caledon (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 46% of the vote.

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #395 on Bill C-346 Amend the Firearms Act (licences)

Didn't vote on Vote #394 on Bill C-325 Amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing)

Didn't vote on Vote #393 Private Members' Business M-132 (Federally funded health research)

Didn't vote on Vote #392 Private Members' Business M-126 (Portuguese Heritage Month)

Didn't vote on Vote #391 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Posted on Twitter Morneau, Trudeau,Bronfman—-So is the Liberal Party of Canada a party of privilege?

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter 150 years ago today the Canadian Parliament sat for the 1st time. One James Cockburn MP was named Speaker

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the government’s commitment to land government-assisted and privately-sponsored Syrian refugees in Canada: (a) what is the total number of government-assisted Syrian refugees who ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Morneau just made his Fall Finance Statement—-Nothing for Seniors—-just buzz words—-just announcing what has already been annoumced

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the office of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship since January 11, 2017: (a) what are the details, including costs and specific ...

Posted on Twitter I'm with Dr.David Peeace, President of The Canadian Chiropractic Association --celebrating 2017 World Spine Day. https://t.co/XUgCiT0rVt

Posted on Twitter Small business tax reforms----How can the Liberals ever be trusted?

Posted on Twitter Speaking in The Council of Europe in Strasbourg on immigration as an important issue of democratic security. https://t.co/DFoxLFKJmq

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition signed by a number of Canadian citizens from across Ontario who are upset with the settlement payment of $10.5 million ...

Mentioned by Orangeville Citizen MP David Tilson hands out Canada 150 medallions To further celebrate Canada's 150th year of Confederation, Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson presented 150 medallions to residents of the riding, recognizing their contributions of community service and volunteer work they provide. Although Canada Day ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Orangeville Banner Trudeau meme shared by MP Tilson was 'misinterpreted' I believe that Mr. Halliday has misinterpreted the message in the meme David Tilson shared. The rainbow flag held by Mr. Trudeau is irrelevant to the issue; it is a total red-herring. What I see is the spotlight focused on the contrast between one ...

Mentioned by Orangeville Citizen Tilson pleased with Trudeau's selection of next Governor General It's somewhat unusual, but Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson is praising Prime Ministrer Justin Trudeau. Mr. Tilson says he was pleased with last week's announcement that former astronaut Julie Payette will be Canada's next Governor General. “Kudos to ...

Mentioned by Orangeville Banner LETTER: MP David Tilson should start with apology for sharing 'disparaging' Facebook meme In reference to your article entitled Facebook followers fume after MP David Tilson shares 'homophobic' Trudeau meme, I want to add to the chorus of criticism directed to our Member of Parliament for Dufferin-Caledon for his Facebook post. Criticising ...

Mentioned by Orangeville Banner Facebook followers fume after MP David Tilson shares 'homophobic' Trudeau meme Late Friday night (July 14), a meme some have labelled as 'homophobic' featuring former Prime Minister Stephen Harper and current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was shared on MP David Tilson's Facebook account. - David Tilson - Facebook screen ...

Mentioned by Orangeville Citizen Local MP David Tilson condemns Liberals over $10.5m Khadr payout Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson has this week followed his party's lead in condemning Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberal government over their handling of the Omar Khadr saga. It was revealed last Wednesday (July 5) that Mr. Khadr would ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. There does not seem to be a quorum.

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants and M-39, Immigration to Atlantic Canada How could I leave out Prince Edward Island? It was just a slip. I love going there and seeing Anne Shirley. I hope the government members ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship Act Mr. Speaker, first of all, I want to congratulate the member for speaking for almost two and a half hours on, quite frankly, very informative issues ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on M-39, Immigration to Atlantic Canada Mr. McKenna, New Brunswick used to have a program for post-secondary students that offered a tuition rebate for graduates who remained in the province for a ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Foreign Policy Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I do not think there is a quorum here to hear this wonderful speech. I would ask ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on M-39, Immigration to Atlantic Canada I have a point of order, Mr. Chairman. Ms. Rempel is giving us some important points about the minister appearing on these matters. With due respect ...

Spoke in the House on ALS Awareness Month Mr. Speaker, each year Canadians recognize June as ALS Awareness Month. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a rapidly progressive fatal motor neuron disease that leaves those affected ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Mr. Speaker, I found it interesting that the member was saying he intends to support the legislation and then he went on and on giving examples ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants and M-39, Immigration to Atlantic Canada It's interesting that in your statement you said that “recently released census data indicates that the population of Atlantic Canada is declining in the 15-to-64 age ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants and 2011 LGBTQ Refugee Pilot Project I would like to thank both of you for giving very compelling stories of what's going on. Mr. Tomlinson, I would particularly like to thank you ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants Lawyers don't like consultants, and they don't like paralegals. I can, quite frankly, understand why. I think we need paralegals and I think we need consultants. ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants Thank you, Mr. Chair. To Mr. Nurse, the committee has heard testimony that some consultants—and that's whom we're studying of course, not lawyers—are incompetent, poorly educated ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Kurland, it's always a pleasure to see you, even though I don't always agree with what you say. It's always generally ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-280 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (golfing expenses)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-205 An Act to designate the month of June as ALS Month

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-431 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (release of taxpayer’s notices of assessment)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-384 An Act to amend the Youth Criminal Justice Act (publication of information)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-366 An Act to designate the month of June as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (also known as ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease) Month

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-217 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mischief relating to war memorials)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-617 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mischief relating to war memorials)