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  • His favourite word is liberal.

Conservative MP for Durham (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 45% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @gmbutts Funny that your own officials warned you to get a plan in place & you ignored them. Here is the document.… https://t.co/682yAw7XpW

Posted on Twitter @AcvReporter @CPC_HQ He is representative of the founding of our country. The good and the bad. He should be celebr… https://t.co/gCnPhHNgkJ

Posted on Twitter @jdmstewart1 What was Dief’s old joke about a cactus? And that was in an age before Twitter rants! 😝 #NationalTellAJokeDay

Posted on Twitter @shortpantspod @David_Moscrop @macleans Good call

Posted on Twitter @David_Moscrop @macleans I would like reconciliation to be substantive and not symbolic. In fact, I think land ackn… https://t.co/SLXUu8WySb

Posted on Twitter @David_Moscrop @macleans Monuments are not honouring bad actions but positive contributions & they should be consid… https://t.co/iPMGVoMQ1Y

This week

Mentioned by TheTyee.ca The Conservatives Pick a Side — And It's Saudi Arabia At the same time, shadow foreign affairs minister Erin O'Toole was tweeting: “My view is that a disconnect between our countries arose because of the use of Twitter as a substitute for proper diplomacy by the Trudeau government. Serious diplomacy ...

A week ago

Mentioned by My Stratford Now Opposition Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development visits Stratford Erin O'Toole, who's also the MP for the Durham region, was in town Thursday to attend the Stratford Festival with his daughter and he took time out to talk with My Stratford Now about Canada's relationship with Saudi Arabia in the wake of concerns ...

Mentioned by My Stratford Now Durham MP in Stratford Thursday Durham MP and the Official Opposition Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Development, Erin O'Toole, is in the city Thursday alongside Perth-Wellington MP John Nater. O'Toole was first elected to Parliament in a 2012 by-election and ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Oshawa Express Shadowing on the hill On the day The Express visited, the question dealt with a topic that has kept Durham MP Erin O'Toole busy for weeks. That being the tariffs imposed by U.S. President Donald Trump and his administration, most recently on steel and aluminum and the ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Toronto Star Canada is facing a UN battle — with Bono Conservative MP Erin O'Toole said Canada's priority should be to help reform UN institutions, such as peace operations, even if it means forgoing a seat on the Security Council. “We should never sacrifice taking principled positions at the UN for the ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Ottawa defends response to mystery attacks on Canadian diplomats in Cuba That was echoed by Conservative MP Erin O'Toole, who drew parallels to Canada's responsibility to care for military personnel injured on duty. “I look at the diplomatic corps and service abroad in a very similar way that I look at the military. Anyone ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister just mentioned holding Iran to account. Last night the MP for Richmond Hill organized an event on the Hill for a ...

Voted No on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted No on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Briefing on the Canada-United States Trade Relationship Thank you, Minister. Last July, when President Trump alluded to the use of section 232 and specifically tweeting about the dumping of steel and aluminum, it ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the minister's kind words, about all parliamentarians standing with my friend's concerns about auto tariffs, are not matched by actions because the Liberal members ...

Spoke in the House on Request for Emergency Debate Mr. Speaker, I make the request in accordance with Standing Order 52, with respect to an emergency debate on NAFTA, on trade with the United States, ...

Spoke in the House on National Security Act, 2017 Madam Speaker, it is a real pleasure for me to rise and speak to an important bill and issues related to public safety and security in ...

Spoke in the House on Firearms Act Mr. Speaker, my friend took painstaking lengths to talk about how there has been a rural and urban divide in debate on firearms. However, never did ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, last week Canada refused to vote against a UN resolution that singled out Israel. The resolution had no mention of the inciting role Hamas ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Sovereignty in the Arctic Thank you very much. I want to start by saying that if we show concern, or profound concern, in the case of my friend, Mr. Wrzesnewskyj, ...

Spoke in the House on Carbon Pricing Mr. Speaker, in Ontario, the auto industry competes with the U.S. for investment. In Michigan, there is no carbon tax, but in Ontario the Liberals are ...

Spoke in the House on Main Estimates, 2018-19 Mr. Speaker, I love responding to my friend, the deputy House leader for the Liberals. I normally start off by reminding him that the omnibus budget ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Meeting with a Delegation from Tibet and Meeting with a Delegation from ... Thank you very much, Minister. Welcome to Canada. Thank you for spending some time with our committee. I'm the vice-chair of the committee and the Conservative ...

Three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-405 An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985 and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (pension plans)

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situations in Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo Thank you very much for your presentation. In the time we have left, with respect to the Democratic Republic of Congo, certainly its largest percentage of ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Engagement in Asia Recently, the Chinese ambassador suggested that some people in Canada think that Chinese state-owned enterprises are “monsters”. That's his quote. I certainly don't think they're monsters, ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Engagement in Asia Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and thank you very much to our witnesses today. There's been some very compelling testimony. It is nice to see ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all our witnesses today. This is an important study, and we appreciate your contributions. Assistant Commissioner, as well, I'd ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad Thank you very much, Madam Chair. It's nice to see you in the chair. Thank you very much for your appearance today and for your service ...