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Conservative MP for Barrie—Innisfil (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter It's hit and miss today with surprise visits to new CDN citizens in #Barrie #Innisfil personally delivering congrat… https://t.co/k1d8WybEtH

Posted on Twitter Great to see old friends and neighbours from Etobicoke for the celebration of life of Barb Knox in #Barrie today.… https://t.co/HTZ1Yt4B74

Posted on Twitter Enjoyed #canada150 high tea celebration at St.John Vianney Church today. Great spirit among 200+ who attended.… https://t.co/oStGCRfLq9

Posted on Twitter Great having breakfast with Inna and others from our #Barrie #Innisfil Russian community @EggsmartCAN Alcona this m… https://t.co/5n2S9P8YzU

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Thanks to Ken Kirk CEO from @HabitatHuronia for meeting today about the great work Habitat is doing. #Barrie… https://t.co/Uf7Tqvb0Su

Posted on Twitter Attended the National #DayofMourning today at #Barrie City Hall. Thinking of Jason Churchill and others who have di… https://t.co/wYo2rFiT5K

Three days ago

Mentioned by The Barrie Examiner Ten people, 1 service club recognized MP John Brassard hosted a special ceremony at the Barrie Public Library, Painswick Branch, to recognize select Barrie-Innisfil volunteers on Wednesday. Ten individuals and one service club were celebrated for their extraordinary and outstanding ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister told the House on several occasions yesterday that he will answer questions from the Ethics Commissioner about his trip to billionaire ...

Spoke in the House on Vimy Ridge Mr. Speaker, one 96-year-old veteran described it as the best week of his life. This past week, I had the privilege and honour to be part ...

Didn't vote on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Didn't vote on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Didn't vote on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

Mentioned by BarrieToday 'Big moment for Barrie' as statue unveiled for Vimy 100 Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman, MP John Brassard and Honorary Colonel James Massie to dedicate a statue at the city hall in Arras, France. The life-size, bronze statue of a bugler, marking the 100th anniversary of the ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the use of mefloquine by members of the Canadian Armed Forces as an anti-malaria drug as directed by the Minister of National Defence: ...

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Mr. Speaker, the ante on Liberal patronage keeps going up. Jim Spatz, a developer who paid $1,500 to attend a Liberal cash for access fundraiser with ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans Thank you, Mr. Chair. I only have five minutes. I want to ask two questions but the first one I think is really important from your ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, I think it was Andrew Coyne of the National Post who appropriately coined this budget as “bafflegab and buzzwords”. Ironically, he wrote that before ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, what a coincidence that Trudeau Foundation donations have gone up 600% since the Liberals were elected. The rules are clear. Parliamentary secretaries are banned ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, this weekend I will be in Niagara Falls for a year-end hockey tournament with my Barrie Tuesday night hockey team. Unlike the Prime Minister ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, simply put, the Prime Minister is waging war on democracy. He is using the budget as cover to force changes to the rules of ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans Here's the thing, and you've spoken about it. As a committee, we're studying mental health issues and suicide prevention. You mentioned that Veterans Affairs and the ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you, Mr. Chair. One of the issues in dealing with a poverty reduction strategy is to think to the future. From my standpoint, anyway, I ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Votes 1 and 5 under Veterans Affairs, and Vote ... The next question I have is with respect to the issue you spoke about before. We're currently going through a mental health study on PTSD. One ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities and Bill C-311 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank the honourable member, Mr. Fraser, for bringing this bill forward. It's a difficult piece of legislation to deal with, because ...

Mentioned by Simcoe.com Innisfil polar dippers raise about $1800 for charity The annual ICECorp Polar Dip held Feb. 25 raised money for My Sister's Place women and children's shelter. Innisfil polar dip a success for. Submitted photo. Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard (left) gets ready for an icy dip in Lake Simcoe with Ward 1 Coun.

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans I think I had to speak French the whole time I was there. I want to talk about transitional issues, because we build our soldiers up ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-311 Thank you very much. First of all, I want to thank you all for being here today. As the official opposition critic for Veterans Affairs, I've ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans As you know the DND ombudsman referred to it in his report as a game-changer, the fact that the Canadian Armed Forces would retain medically released ...

Mentioned by The Barrie Examiner Conservative Party leadership candidate brings his views to Barrie There may be 14 candidates, but Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard knows who is getting his vote. The rookie MP hosted two events in Barrie on Wednesday in support of Durham MP Erin O'Toole, who was veterans affairs minister in the last year of the ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by BarrieToday Heckling MP says he's just doing his job A CBC News analysis released last week highlighted John Brassard as one of 18 MPs called out for heckling in the last session of the House of Commons. Brassard said he's just doing his job as a member of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition. “That's OK.

Mentioned by The Barrie Examiner Youth summer jobs Business owners should also be eyeing their summer requirements to see if they can take advantage of a federal program to help pay students' wages this summer. Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard said the 10-year long program has been a resounding ...