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  • His favourite word is chairman.

Conservative MP for Dufferin—Caledon (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter The King of Spain today giving an address to The Parl. Assembly of The Council of Europe in Strasbourg,France. https://t.co/s4FSEaNv0h

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @GerryRitzMP ::Ha Ha

Posted on Twitter I had the honor this evening to twice address the Parl. Assembly of The Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France https://t.co/foWpXHO5P6

Posted on Twitter Greek President Pavlopoulos leaving the Assembly of Council of Europe after giving his address. https://t.co/xQ0b75WUaE

Posted on Twitter Right now at The Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France the President of Greece,Mr.Prokopis Pavlopoulos is giving an outstanding address.

This week

Posted on Twitter Judith at LA Petite France,Strasbourg https://t.co/g4QXMGSz4D

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Orangeville Banner Kevin O'Leary campaign fundraiser in Caledon April 24 ... the news locally after political website The Ribbon reported that O'Leary's team is looking at Dufferin-Caledon as a possible landing spot for the MP candidacy of the reality TV star. Sitting MP for Dufferin-Caledon David Tilson has dismissed those ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I had the experience of being in opposition in Queen's Park in the province of Ontario when Bob Rae was the New Democratic premier. ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

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 ...

Mentioned by Caledon Enterprise O'Leary fundraiser at Royal Ambassador in Caledon East ... the news locally after political website The Ribbon reported that O'Leary's team is looking at Dufferin-Caledon as a possible landing spot for the MP candidacy of the reality TV star. Sitting MP for Dufferin-Caledon David Tilson has dismissed those ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Voted Yes on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Conservative MP Tilson tells O'Leary 'to his face' he won't vacate his House seat Five-term Conservative MP David Tilson, right, informed Conservative Party leadership front-runner Kevin O'Leary, left, at a private meeting last week that he would not vacate his seat for him if the businessman and reality-TV star won the party's top ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, the report of the Canadian Parliamentary ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants The problem is that a lot of people can't afford lawyers. I'm telling you as an MP, I've heard people complain about lawyers, that they're not ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Orangeville Citizen Tilson recognizes accomplishments of anti-bullying ODSS student Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson rose in the House of Commons last week to recognize the work of Scott Smith and his dedication to putting an end to bullying in the community. “Mr. Speaker, I'm very proud to rise today to recognize the accomplishments ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I asked this question to one of the member's colleagues this morning. I wonder if she could tell me what her party means when ...

Mentioned by Caledon Enterprise Former Dufferin-Caledon federal candidates talk election future and O'Leary The seat is presently occupied by MP David Tilson, who has been in it since 2004, but talk of change has many asking the local paper of record just who might be on the ballot in 2019, and what can be expected from them. O'Leary has not responded to ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Updated Mandate Letter of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees ... I'll ask a question with respect to the Syrian refugee issue. This was covered to some degree by previous questions and comments that you made. It ...

Mentioned by Orangeville Citizen Tilson not moving aside for O'Leary, or anyone else In terms of his political career, Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson is staying put for now. Rumours have been circulating this week that Conservative Party leadership hopeful Kevin O'Leary is eying Mr. Tilson's seat. It was reported on the blog ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants Mr. Dean, you've spent a lot of time criticizing the ICCRC, and that's been very interesting. We see constituents who have immigration problems, and they come ...

Spoke in the House on Bullying Mr. Speaker, I am very proud to rise today to recognize the achievements of a young leader in my riding. Scott Smith is a 10th grade ...

Spoke in the House on Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Madam Speaker, I do not really have a question, but I want to congratulate the member for an excellent summary of the problems of people who ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Family Reunification Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I have two questions, and then Mr. Saroya will have some questions. The common thread throughout—these are the transcripts of our hearings, ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Modernization of Client Service Delivery The bells aren't going. Well, that's good news. Thank you for your comments. You are in competition. We love competition, but one of the issues of ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Report Stage Madam Speaker, I asked this question of the member previously, and I hope he has had a chance to revise his answer. Seniors today know that ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition signed by a number of representatives from my riding of Dufferin—Caledon, particularly veterans from the Orangeville Legion, who are concerned ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Family Reunification Mr. Orr, Ms. Rempel asked for some information about caregivers. A number of witnesses have said they'd like the applications for parents and grandparents to be ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, the matter has gone through the trade commissioners. It has been approved. I support the government's position on CETA. I support the government's position ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Resettling Yazidi Girls and Women Can anyone else comment on that? We're into this whole study to find out what Canada can do to help these people. Obviously, it's been made ...

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)