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  • His favourite word is liberals.

Conservative MP for Barrie—Innisfil (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter “The situation is urgent. Justin Trudeau does not deserve a second chance. Nor can we afford to give him one”...… https://t.co/tfzMQu3Md4

Posted on Twitter We’re a year out from 2019 election. Not an understatement to say that it will be the most crucial election in 🇨🇦… https://t.co/U7D9kzUm7z

Posted on Twitter @LynnDollin @AndrewScheer @CPC_HQ @SCAW100 Whoa Whoa Whoa don’t be too confident Lynn...wait till you taste what “I” made.

Posted on Twitter I have to head back to Ottawa for an event with @AndrewScheer and our @CPC_HQ team but Liane and my Mom will be at… https://t.co/1my0cqupwn

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Liane and I were honoured to help celebrate #Navratri this evening with the Simcoe #Gujarati Community in #Barrie.… https://t.co/eXi2cQCOqO

Posted on Twitter On #SmallBusinessSaturday I was glad to be at the opening of Eh to Zed Preschool Learning academy in #Innisfil this… https://t.co/UKago9tNaN

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, Vice-Admiral Norman is in the battle of his life and the person who is fighting him is the Prime Minister. I am not standing ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, it is absolutely ridiculous because the Prime Minister publicly stated that Vice-Admiral Norman would likely be charged. How did he come to that conclusion? ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Citizenship Week Mr. Speaker, last week was Canadian Citizenship Week. To celebrate, I delivered, as I often do, commemorative scrolls to the new Canadians in Barrie—lnnisfil who recently ...

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

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 ...

A week ago

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, to be clear, we are not talking about benefits for veterans and their families. We are talking about benefits for the adult children of ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order On the same point of order, Mr. Speaker, as the member for Grande Prairie—Mackenzie stated, I and probably, I would say, upward of a dozen members ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my hon. colleague for sharing her time with me today to speak to this very important topic. I will be ...

Voted Yes on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Act Mr. Speaker, if my French were a bit better, then we would not need the interpretation, but I am working on it. I do want to ...

Spoke in the House on Filipino Heritage Month Mr. Speaker, we are wholeheartedly behind this motion. In Barrie—Innisfil, we have a very proud Filipino community, which is moving up to almost 3,000 people at ...

A month ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Conservatives demand end to Veterans Affairs' support for convicted murderer Each side of the Commons claimed disgust with the language their political opponents were using, prompting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau early on to say he wouldn't answer Conservative MP John Brassard's question about the case. Trudeau defended the ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by BarrieToday Bernier's departure 'a long time coming,' says Barrie-Innisfil MP Reached Thursday afternoon by BarrieToday in Halifax, Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard says he wasn't surprised. “Sure, the fact that he does this on the day that the convention opens speaks of opportunism, there's no question about that,” Brassard said.

Three months ago

Mentioned by Simcoe.com Barrie Kiwanian honoured for turning 100 years old Bill Friend, 100 years young on Thursday July 26, is a member of the Barrie Kiwanis Golden 'K' Club. Recently, he received a plaque from Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard, on behalf of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. A plaque from Prime Minister Justin ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1 and 5 under Department of Veterans Affairs, ... What I'd like, Mr. Chair, is for the minister and department staff to table information about lawsuits with respect to veterans, on both the government taking ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-59 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll get right into it. As an opposition, we have been asking the government on numerous occasions about the returning foreign fighters. ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Votes 1b and 5b under Department of Veterans ... I want to address the elephant in the room again. Minister, you have a lot of power, as did Mr. O'Toole when he was the minister ...

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

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 ...

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 ...