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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 Proud to be at the @DNDCF_Ombudsman 2017 Liz Hoffman Memorial Commendation Ceremony in Ottawa this morning. #Barrie… https://t.co/Eu0y0iaIgq

Posted on Twitter To all my Indo-Canadian friends in #Barrie #Innisfil celebrating #Diwali, Happy Diwali. I will see you Saturday nig… https://t.co/5HQqHkCcJs

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #367 Private Members' Business M-108 (Contribution of ranchers and farmers)

Voted No on Vote #366 on Bill C-349 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other acts (criminal organization)

Posted on Twitter Getting ready for National #Diwali Celebration on Parliament Hill with @deepakobhrai and @AndrewScheer #Barrie… https://t.co/XYnZQ4Fq7K

Posted on Twitter @cityofbarrie @ONtransport Great news. A reminder, McKay Rd is named after 24 year old Private Kevin McKay killed i… https://t.co/v7werAb7JI

Posted on Twitter Great news. A reminder, McKay Rd is named after 24 year old Private. Kevin McKay killed in Afghanistan in 2010.… https://t.co/2BILmVY59N

Posted on Twitter Sad to hear the news this morning of Gord Downie's passing. #Barrie #Innisfil #cdnpoli https://t.co/mIwEn8Fcow

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I want to thank my hon. colleague for splitting his time with me today. Let me begin. If I did not know any better, ...

Voted No on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted No on Vote #364 Opposition Motion (Implementation of a universal pharmacare program)

Voted Yes on Vote #363 Opposition Motion (Minister of Finance's documents submitted to the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner)

Mentioned by The Spectator Annapolis Valley business owners encouraged to take tax change concerns to MP's Deputy Opposition Whip John Brassard, Conservative MP for Barrie-Innsisfi, Ontario, was in attendance. AVCC President Jeremy Lutz said business people heard from Brassard about the proposed changes to taxation. Many are concerned about their futures ...

This week

Mentioned by Simcoe.com Am Shalom donates to Barrie Food Bank during harvest festival The Am Shalom congregation presented a $2,225 cheque from the proceeds of an annual golf tournament to Peter Sondburg of the Barrie Food Bank on Oct. 7. Mayor Jeff Lehman and MP John Brassard attended and enjoyed a community pot-luck in the ...

A week ago

Mentioned by The Spectator New Minas business owner concerned over federal government's proposed tax changes Go Power Sports owner Greg Foran is concerned how proposed tax law changes will affect his enterprise and other small and medium businesses. Deputy Opposition Whip John Brassard, Conservative MP for Barrie-Innsisfi, Ontario, visited on Oct. 5 to ...

Mentioned by The Register/Advertiser New Minas business owner concerned over federal government's proposed tax changes Go Power Sports owner Greg Foran is concerned how proposed tax law changes will affect his enterprise and other small and medium businesses. Deputy Opposition Whip John Brassard, Conservative MP for Barrie-Innsisfi, Ontario, visited on Oct. 5 to ...

Mentioned by Nova News Now New Minas business owner concerned over federal government's proposed tax changes Go Power Sports owner Greg Foran is concerned how proposed tax law changes will affect his enterprise and other small and medium businesses. Deputy Opposition Whip John Brassard, Conservative MP for Barrie-Innsisfi, Ontario, visited on Oct. 5 to ...

Mentioned by Cumberland News Now Conservative MPs get earful about proposed tax changes Former New Brunswick Conservative MP Rob Moore and sitting MPs Shannon Stubbs and John Brassard were in Amherst on Thursday to gather input from Amherst area business leaders about the Liberal government's proposed tax changes.

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, my question is a simple one. The last time there was a fundamental change to this degree of the tax system and tax policy ...

Spoke in the House on Chinese-Canadian Community Madam Speaker, Chinese Canadians have made great contributions to our country over generations. They are hard-working men and women who invest long hours in building up ...

Spoke in the House on Oceans Act Madam Speaker, it gives me great pleasure to stand in the House this morning on behalf of the people of Barrie—Innisfil. I will be splitting my ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Madam Speaker, this is not fairness, it is hypocrisy. The Prime Minister was clear on how he feels about small businesses: they are just tax shelters ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, close to half a million dollars is an extraordinary amount of money for what appears to be a public relations exercise. That is what ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, Barrie—Innisfil is commonly known as “Terminal 4”. My riding is home to many pilots, flight crews, and many industries that support Pearson International Airport, ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the only priority of these Liberals is padding the pockets of their Liberal friends. When criticized, Esquimaux defended her lavish payout, saying that it ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-49 Thank you, Madam Chair. I have one question. Mr. Emerson, you spoke about short-lines and not enough attention being paid to their role. I know that ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Thank you, Mr. Chair. Let me begin first of all by saying that as Canadians we're closely monitoring the situation in Great Britain with respect to ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill S-231 Thank you. I'll only take a couple, Mr. Chair. I find it ironic as we sit in this room and look straight ahead to see the ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Okay. The last area I want to focus on—and I am glad to have been able to get all three questions in—is the area of transition ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans and Comparative Study of Services ... Thank you, sir, for being here today. We have an Auditor General who oversees all aspects of the federal government in terms of spending, and we ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-44 Right. I want to talk about transition services as well, because this budget spoke about transition availability for spouses and common-law partners. Mr. Bedard, this is ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Mr. Chair, I'm not sure whether it's a point of order or a point of personal privilege, but if you'll indulge me, I have information that ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Okay, perfect. In the 2016 report, “Fair Compensation to Veterans and their Survivors for Pain and Suffering”, first of all, I want to say that the ...