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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 The scrolls I am signing are new 🇨🇦 citizens who have settled in #Barrie #Innisfil since January/February. It’s gr… https://t.co/D1Dc4bS6bR

Posted on Twitter Great to spend time with Gloria from Crossroads Community Centre today to talk about her plans to create a local Ce… https://t.co/RtnnZ2KWYY

Posted on Twitter Born and raised in Montreal, I wish all of my family and colleagues in #Quebec, a very Happy #StJeanBaptiste Day.… https://t.co/sRpxjVGzR2

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter With thanks to my Constituency staff, this year we will once again present every graduating high school student in… https://t.co/GQ4uzGyTtY

Posted on Twitter Wonderful tradition observed this afternoon at the change of Command ceremony for the Honorary Colonel and Lieutena… https://t.co/Kf4IacE7eQ

Posted on Twitter To say I’m inspired by this group of extremely talented and motivated young people is an understatement. It’s more… https://t.co/h8ASv6habO

This week

Spoke in the House on Carbon Pricing Mr. Speaker, here are some sobering numbers: 48% of Canadians are $200 away from insolvency and 24% cannot meet their monthly obligations. To make life harder, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Didn't vote on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Voted No on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Voted Yes on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

Spoke in the House on Government Policies Mr. Speaker, let us look back to 2015 and some of the promises that were made by the Prime Minister. There would be modest deficits and ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, while I understand that things do get heated in this House of Commons, the member for Cape Breton—Canso, whom I have respect for, showed ...

Spoke in the House on Transport Mr. Speaker, I am not sure they are going to want to hear this one. The Liberals are reportedly giving 18 million tax dollars to build ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the government’s advertising and promotional campaign related to the Climate Action Incentive: (a) what are the various components of the campaign (postcards, partnership ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to management consulting contracts signed by the government since June 1, 2018, broken down by department, agency, and Crown corporation: (a) what was the ...

Spoke in the House on Carbon Pricing Mr. Speaker, Canadians are being impacted by the Liberal carbon tax. Every day we are paying more for the necessities of life in Canada. On top ...

Spoke in the House on Auditor General of Canada Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the public accounts committee sent a letter to the finance minister. The letter, signed by members of all parties, asked the Liberals to ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...