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Conservative MP for Dufferin—Caledon (Ontario)

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

A week ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Rona Ambrose, Leader Official Opposition giving final address to the Caucus of The Conservative Party of Canada. https://t.co/4idNjL6Hz5

Mentioned by Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre Food Bank Recognized for Years of Service A local MP has recognized 25 years of service by an organization in Orangeville. The Orangeville Food Bank was commended in the House of Commons by Dufferin Caledon M-P David Tilson. Tilson thanked the food bank and its 70 plus volunteers, for 25 ...

Spoke in the House on Orangeville Food Bank Mr. Speaker, I rise today to thank the Orangeville Food Bank and its 70-plus volunteers for 25 years of service to our community. Founded in 1992, ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Does anyone know how many times The Prime Minister has met with The Ethics Commissioner over his trip to billionaire island.?

Mentioned by Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre Summer Job Funding for Young People Summer jobs funding from the federal government is going to create hundreds of jobs for local youth. MP for Dufferin Caledon David Tilson says over $740,000 in Canada Summer Jobs funding will create 277 jobs. Tilson says it will also boost the local ...

Posted on Twitter The expensive Liberal Investment Bank will never help rural constituencies. It will only help the friends of Bay St.

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Madam Speaker, on almost every one of his answers, the Minister of Finance has commented that they want to move the matter into the finance committee ...

Posted on Twitter Demonstration today in Ottawa. Photo taken from The Official Opposition Boardroom. https://t.co/8MPfVIRX1R

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month ago

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

Posted on Twitter @GerryRitzMP ::Ha Ha

Two months 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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three 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 ...

More than 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 ...

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 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 ...

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)