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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter The #Innisfil Silver Club held their annual Christmas Party this afternoon at the Rec Complex. I was glad to stop i… https://t.co/Yma0tahnJg

Posted on Twitter Stopped in at Roberta Place LTC for tea time this afternoon and to wish everyone a Merry #Christmas and… https://t.co/DEt6R92wbp

Posted on Twitter Thanks to Gwen from @CarpAdvocacy Chapter 36 #Barrie and Shelley from Solterra Realty for walking me thru a home an… https://t.co/UlPO6Sorvm

Posted on Twitter Trudeau and Butts won't rest @jkenney until the Employment Insurance system becomes the largest employer in the Cou… https://t.co/W7iwspm90S

Posted on Twitter Your @JustinTrudeau anti-energy policies and failures has led to this point. You killed Energy East and Northern Ga… https://t.co/ejNzFrNIgG

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Hey @AndrewScheer. As a big fan of the @TheSimpsons, I’m pretty sure you will get a kick out of this move tonight… https://t.co/BeOLFjvDnd

This week

Spoke in the House on Opioids Mr. Speaker, the opioid crisis in Canada is killing more people than homicide, suicide and traffic accidents combined. The statistics are alarming: 8,000 Canadians have died ...

Spoke in the House on Bill C-76—Time Allocation Motion Mr. Speaker, I want to pick up on a point that was brought up by the opposition House leader with respect to time allocation. To make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted Yes on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted Yes on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Voted No on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, at the veterans affairs committee last Thursday, the Minister of Veterans Affairs continued his attack on veteran Sean Bruyea when he was questioned why ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Madam Speaker, the last time we checked, there was no war going on in upstate New York. This is a failure of epic proportions, a social ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (A), 2018-19: Votes 1a and 5a under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Minister, during the last election the Prime Minister said that no veteran shall have to fight the government in court for the ...

Spoke in the House on News Media Industry Mr. Speaker, and so it begins. The procurement ombudsman did absolutely the right thing by cancelling the contract after a complaint was filed by Blacklock's. Just ...

Spoke in the House on Christmas Giving Mr. Speaker, Christmas is a time to spend with family and friends and reflect on the year that has passed. While most will spend time with ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the government’s announcement that it will be waiving the record suspension application fee for individuals who have criminal records related to the possession ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the legalization of cannabis: what is each department, agency, and Crown corporation’s policy regarding cannabis possession and usage for employees?

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

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 ...