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Conservative MP for Dufferin—Caledon (Ontario)

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

This week

Mentioned by Orangeville Banner 'Why play that silly game?': Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson hasn't spoke during question period since 2015 David Tilson, the eldest member of the Conservative caucus, has been in politics for almost 30 years. The 77-year-old has witnessed or participated in eight different governments at both the provincial and federal level, and he is easily one of the ...

Didn't vote on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Didn't vote on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Didn't vote on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Didn't vote on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Didn't vote on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Mentioned by Toronto Star Why these MPs aren't speaking during question period David Tilson, the eldest member of the Conservative caucus, has been in politics for almost 30 years. The 77-year-old has ... The Star reached out to all eight MPs, plus an additional MP who asked his second question the day we interviewed him. Nault ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code moved for leave to introduce Bill C-409, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (threat to publish intimate images). Mr. Speaker, it gives me great pleasure ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition signed by constituents of Dufferin—Caledon. They call upon Parliament to encourage the Canadian government to work with the Government of ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-409 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (threat to publish intimate images)

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter This week is Firefighter’s Week.

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of the Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1, 5 and 10 ... The comments that have been made, certainly by the Conservatives, and I expect by the New Democratic Party as well, have been made about those individuals ...

Spoke in the House on ALS Awareness Month Mr. Speaker, if members will indulge me, I think we should all say how pleased we are to see the member for Scarborough Centre back in ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Issue of Asylum Seekers Irregularly Entering Canada from the ... Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Minister Hussen, the Mayor of Toronto says his taxpayers are out $64.5 million as a result of having to deal with the ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter @snapdDufferin Maybe I should work for you.

Mentioned by Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre Shelburne to Get Water Plant Funding MP for Dufferin-Caledon David Tilson recently presented Mayor Ken Bennington with $180,732 from Infrastructure Canada. The money is out of the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund to protect waterways and preserve local ecosystems. The town is ...

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter Pleased to attend a meeting today in Ottawa the First Interparliamentary Meeting with the European Parliament’s De… https://t.co/IpwVw692DQ

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Issue of Asylum Seekers Irregularly Entering Canada from the ... You won't tell me. Ms. Benzvy Miller, you've given some evidence today about the shortage of the number of IRB members. You've talked about the increased ...

Mentioned by Orangeville Banner Civilian searchers praised for 'determination' to bring Kaden Young home in House of Commons The hundreds of civilians that helped search for Kaden Young along the Grand River for close to 59 days are receiving praise for their efforts from MPs in Ottawa. On Tuesday (May 1), Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson rose in the House of Commons to ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca MPs vote overwhelmingly to call on Pope to apologize for church's role in residential schools By a vote of 269 to 10, MPs backed a motion today to invite Pope Francis to Canada so that he can apologize in person for the Roman Catholic Church's role in the Indian residential school system. The ten holdouts were all Conservative MPs: David Tilson ...

Spoke in the House on Kaden Young Mr. Speaker, members will know of the tragedy that struck the community of Grand Valley on February 21 of this year, when three-year-old Kaden Young was ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition signed by constituents from Dufferin—Caledon. They call upon Parliament to encourage the Canadian government to work with the Government of ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition signed by constituents from Dufferin—Caledon. They call upon Parliament to encourage the Canadian government to work with the Government of ...

Posted on Twitter @StanCameron @WayneNoble1 I can’t stand it

Posted on Twitter The ParliamentaryBudget Officer has released a report which found that the Liberal carbon tax will reduce Canada’s… https://t.co/FXLx0rJfrQ

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter This morning I attended an inspirational 28th Annual Orangeville Prayer Breakfast. The Speaker was Jack Kiervin of… https://t.co/S1URdxugNy

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration and Refugee Board's Appointment, Training and Complaint Processes I think one of you touched on the appointment of board members. Now the Governor in Council appointments come from the minister or cabinet or somebody, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, my second petition is also signed by residents of Dufferin—Caledon. The petitioners call on the Government of Canada to remove the discriminatory requirement in ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration and Refugee Board's Appointment, Training and Complaint Processes Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I'd like to return to the article we referred to last week, which I'm sure the board would rather we not refer ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18: Votes 1c, 7c and 10c under Department of ... I'm going to refer to the memo that I received from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada. It's undated, but I'd like to read a couple of ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca NDP MP blasts idea that asylum seekers at US border are 'illegal' Kwan's comments came after Conservative MP David Tilson asked Hussen why he uses the word “irregular” to describe asylum seekers at unofficial entry points between the U.S.-Canada border, when “everyone else uses the word 'illegal.'” “I'm happy to use ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Home and Garden Shows Mr. Speaker, members may have noticed that there is a hint of spring in the air this week. In Dufferin—Caledon, that is a sign that our ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration and Refugee Board's Appointment, Training and Complaint Processes I want to echo comments made by Gary on Salma, and we on this side obviously wish her well and a speedy recovery. Mr. Chairman, one ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Briefing on Report 2, Adapting to the Impacts of Climate Change, of ... Thank you. I appreciate all the things you have said. You've also pointed out that areas in Atlantic Canada, Quebec, Ontario, the west, and British Columbia ...

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)