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Conservative MP for Dufferin—Caledon (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter I'm at the OSPA event "Friends for Life Walk" this morning in Orangeville with my pal Wicca.Come on down. https://t.co/wGiqaMkSvv

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter See the opening of Orangeville's latestSt.Louis Bar and Grill on Mon. Sept. 26. I'm with the owner Steve Palisak. https://t.co/n00lUBX2X3

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #108 on Bill C-232 Amend the Excise Act, 2001 (spirits)

Voted Yes on Vote #107 on Bill C-229 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and to make related ...

Voted No on Vote #106 on Bill C-221 Amend the Criminal Code (sports betting)

Voted Yes on Vote #105 That the Standing Committee on Finance be instructed to undertake a study to prepare and bring in a ...

Posted on Twitter Bill C-221 repeals the sect. of the Crim. Code that outlaws gambling on a single sporting event . I will vote against that tonight.

Posted on Twitter Tonight I will be voting in favor of the 2nd reading of Bill C-229 (Life Means Life). The Cons.are committed to victims of crime.

Posted on Twitter Met today in Ottawa with The Alzheimer Society. 564,000 Can. are living with dementia right now.937,000 Can.will have dementia in 15 years

Posted on Twitter Thank you to Rona Ambrose for hosting the Cons.Hunting and Angling Wild Game Night at Stornoway tonight. Gave a wonderful speech too.

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-2 Amend the Income Tax

Two months ago

Mentioned by Orangeville Citizen Agrees with Tilson MP David Tilson is correct to seek more defence against terrorism. At present, it's Canada's most likely threat. The suicide terrorist can't be stopped if he/she operates independently (ie, without communications that may be intercepted or allies who ...

Mentioned by Orangeville Citizen Prefers present system I read your article (“No perfect solution to federal electoral reform challenges,” 23 June), as well as a newsletter article on the same subject from MP David Tilson. I also studied the voting alternatives a few years ago and consulted friends in ...

Mentioned by Orangeville Citizen Please! No 'Trumpism' here! SADLY, WE WERE IN RECEIPT the other day of an emailed letter sent to Dufferin-Caledon's MP David Tilson and MPP Sylvia Jones. Apparently in reaction to the Bastille Day carnage in Nice, France, in which a large rented truck killed at least 84 men, ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Orangeville Citizen MP Tilson congratulates curling club on $25000 grant Dufferin-Caledon MP David Tilson has congratulated the Orangeville Curling Club on receiving a New Horizons federal grant for seniors programs. The curling club has received $25,000 to start a shuffleboard program for seniors in the community. The new ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Orangeville Citizen Tilson speaks to Westside Secondary for second annual Diversity Walk Westside Secondary School's second annual Diversity Walk on June 3 saw Conservative MP for Dufferin-Caledon, David Tilson, speak to students about his recent change of heart on trans-gender issues. Teachers and students walked around the school's ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Federal Government’s Initiative to Resettle Syrian Refugees to Canada Thank you, Mr. Chairman. A lot of time has been spent in this committee talking about the existing problems we have, whether they involve health care, ...

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-280, An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (golfing expenses). Mr. Speaker, it gives me great pleasure to introduce ...

Spoke in the House on ALS Awareness Month Mr. Speaker, June is ALS awareness month. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is a rapidly progressive, fatal, motor neuron disease that leaves those affected in a state of ...

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

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Federal Government’s Initiative to Resettle Syrian Refugees to Canada Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I want to thank you all for coming. I particularly thank the Islamic Foundation for your generosity in helping these people. I ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) 'There were a number of MPs who stood up and said 'that's too much,' 'upset' Conservative MPs want new national ... “There were a number of Members [MPs] who stood up [in caucus] and said, 'That's too much [$150,000 requirement], particularly for the rural ridings,'” Conservative MP David Tilson (Dufferin-Caledon, Ont.) told The Hill Times at the Conservative Party ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Federal Government’s Initiative to Resettle Syrian Refugees to Canada The 12 months are going to end before we know it, and if you have any suggestions from your meetings or consultations, even though the committee ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System Both Ms. Go and Mr. Elliott referred to the issue of funding for litigation. This has been a problem for all groups. The only one I'm ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Federal Government’s Initiative to Resettle Syrian Refugees to Canada These are innocent people, and it is alleged that they are being charged outrageous amounts. I'm not familiar with the rules, but it would appear that ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Study of the Situation Facing Nationals of Haiti and Zimbabwe and Main ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Carrying on with visas, Minister, or perhaps members of the department, we have had visa problems for some time with Bulgaria and ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Bill C-6 The difficulty with this is that the Conservatives are in favour of some of them and opposed to others. If you're going to vote on the ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, the member gave an excellent presentation. In fact, I have listened to all the speeches that have been given so far and they are ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Bill C-6 Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I'd like to ask a question to Mr. Green and Mr. Kurland, in particular, and it has to do with subclause 1(8) ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, one of the principles in the justice system is that justice must be done and must appear to be done, and yet here we ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the government’s refugee-intake priorities for 2016, what are the government’s planned 2016 refugee allocation numbers for both privately-sponsored and government-assisted categories, broken down ...

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 landed ...

Spoke in the House on Caledon Chamber of Commerce Mr. Speaker, I would like to congratulate the Caledon Chamber of Commerce on its 30th anniversary. This chamber has been the voice of good business in ...

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act Mr. Speaker, the government is changing the tax-free savings account and this is discouraging residents of Canada from saving. Is it not a problem when we ...

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)