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  • His favourite word is chair.

Conservative MP for Barrie—Innisfil (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 44% of the vote.

This week

Posted on Twitter Joe Carter like. Touch them all Vladdy! #Barrie #Innisfil @BlueJays https://t.co/3fna4INgz9

Posted on Twitter 'In that moment, I knew he wanted me to lie.’ Jody Wilson-Raybould recalls a tension-filled meeting with Justin Tru… https://t.co/kC7DG1Kj4Z

Posted on Twitter This will be a difficult day for families of the victims, including the 24 Canadians killed. On the 20th ann. of th… https://t.co/le1cBI3xky

A week ago

Posted on Twitter The advance polls start today. Vote early! #Barrie #Innisfil https://t.co/ACvdXI11cq

Posted on Twitter Ivison- “The problem with political attacks is that they are ineffective when they come from someone who is less e… https://t.co/fLfjpJcmOi

Posted on Twitter Keep an eye on the weather. Strong storms coming in from the West. Reports of tornadoes, strong winds, and hail.… https://t.co/TkcfUtYc1H

Three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #182 on Bill C-269 Amend the Fisheries Act (prohibition — deposit of raw sewage)

Voted Yes on Vote #183 Fifth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Voted Yes on Vote #184 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted No on Vote #185 on Bill C-30 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other ...

Didn't vote on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Spoke in the House on Barrie—Innisfil Mr. Speaker, close to 200 well-wishers lined the streets leading to the home of Edwin Ng as he returned home earlier this month. Ng, a 48-year-old ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1 Madam Speaker, one of the things that Bill C-30 does not address, and it is a wide chasm, is the issue of those who fell through ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Madam Speaker, many Canadians are on bended knees under the weight of crushing debt and a new reality of inflation, the levels of which have not ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Service Dogs for Veterans Thank you, Mr. Chair, and yes, you have been very liberal with the time. I certainly appreciate that on behalf of those who are here today. ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased and proud to present petition e-3217. On this, the 30th anniversary of the Persian Gulf War, the liberation of Kuwait, ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the awarding of the South West Asia Service Medal (SWASM), the General Campaign Star (GCS), the General Service Medal (GSM) and the South ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to training and education benefits provided by Veterans Affairs Canada: (a) of applications for the Veterans Education and Training Benefit, since April 1, 2018, ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Service Dogs for Veterans Thank you, Mr. Chair. I really am sad that we had such technical issues in the beginning. We are getting some tremendously valuable information here and ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Service Dogs for Veterans Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you so much, Crystal, for your time today. Let me just start off by making a comment. We talk about guide ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Strategy for Commemorations in the 21st Century Thank you, Mr. Chair. Once again, I want to thank everybody who has taken the time to be with us today. As I said earlier, this ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Strategy for Commemorations in the 21st Century Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you, all, for being here. It's good to see a couple of you again. I think you were here, if ...

Spoke in the House on International Firefighters Day Mr. Speaker, today is International Firefighters Day. After the tragic deaths of five firefighters in Australia in 1998, the day is observed to remember those have ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Strategy for Commemorations in the 21st Century The previous panel talked about the movement, obviously because of COVID, toward virtual ceremonies. You mentioned that in your opening remarks as well. How concerned are ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Strategy for Commemorations in the 21st Century Thank you, Mr. Chair. You won't be interrupting me, you'll be interrupting our witnesses because I'm going to take a minute to ask my question, and ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, on the day the inquiry into the death of Lionel Desmond and his family was announced, the Minister of Veterans Affairs pledged full co-operation ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Supports and Services to Veterans’ Caregivers and Families I'm not sure if it's going to be a question. It's more going to be a statement, Mr. Chair. I want to thank all the witnesses ...

Mentioned by Simcoe.com 'True gentleman': Friends, politicians pay tribute to former Barrie Mayor Willard Kinzie Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard said he often looked to Kinzie for guidance, and highlighted the former mayor's vision for the waterfront as pivotal to the shaping of the city. “I relied heavily on Willard's wisdom and knowledge to serve my ...

Mentioned by BarrieToday Khanjin hosts constituency office grand opening to packed house (7 photos) On hand for the celebration, among many others, were Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard, Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte MPP Doug Downey and Minister of the Environment Rod Phillips. With much being said about the concern about climate change and ...

Mentioned by OrilliaMatters Canada not ready for marijuana legalization: MP Today, recreational marijuana became legal across Canada, but Conservative MP John Brassard says we're not prepared for it. “On many levels, the government is not ready for the rollout of this,” Brassard said earlier this week from Ottawa. “The tools ...

Mentioned by Sudbury.com Canada not ready for marijuana legalization, says Conservative MP With only two days until recreational marijuana use becomes legal across Canada, Conservative MP John Brassard, who represents the riding of Barrie-Innisfil, says we're in no way prepared for it. “On many levels, the government is not ready for the ...

Mentioned by BarrieToday Canada not ready for marijuana legalization: Brassard ... in not resolving those issues,' says Barrie-Innisfil MP. 0. about 7 hours ago by: Raymond Bowe. marijuana. Dan Toulgoet/photo. With only two days until recreational marijuana use becomes legal across Canada, Conservative MP John Brassard says we're ...

Mentioned by Hill Times What it's like to be a rookie MP in a workplace that fetishizes exhaustion Conservative MP John Brassard, left, and Liberals MPs Bill Blair and Michel Picard were all first elected in 2015. It's tough for a rookie MP to learn the ropes of the new job while maintaining good health, writes Liberal MP Majid Jowhari. The Hill ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-378 An Act to amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)