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Conservative MP for Barrie—Innisfil (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Wish I could have golfed but it was great to see many friends after golf at the @StartTalking1 Golf Tournament this… https://t.co/FNNKOYr7U8

Posted on Twitter Stopped in to see @tonygracectv of @CTVBarrieNews to wish him well and to say thanks as he leaves the station after… https://t.co/ssZWzoW7jM

Posted on Twitter The @SouthSimcoePS christened its new boat today the "John Graves Simcoe" after the 1st Lieutenant Governor of Uppe… https://t.co/makiYSSuPk

Posted on Twitter It was an honour to sit down with Mayor Wauchope and community leaders from the @townofinnisfil with #Ontario Lieut… https://t.co/tn6P3q5EBL

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Sitting on my porch catching up with Liane after a long session and this just brought me to tears @ToddDohertyMP.… https://t.co/h1Nc4HRrst

Posted on Twitter Before heading back to #barrie #Innisfil, I was glad to spend some time this afternoon with the @CPC_HQ interns. Te… https://t.co/GB3OvEv9Gj

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted No on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

This week

Spoke in the House on Business of the House Mr. Speaker, on a point of order, I want to make sure what the government House leader said is clear. In paragraph (f), in the part ...

Spoke in the House on Firearms Act Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my hon. colleague for his very passionate and fact-filled speech on Bill C-71. One of the interesting aspects of this ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the hon. member for Outremont. It is often difficult to stand after we hear these types of speeches to say ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it gives me great pleasure to rise today to present a petition with numerous names on it. There are currently two bills before Parliament ...

Spoke in the House on Latin American Heritage Month Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise this evening to speak in support of Bill S-218, which would enact Latin American heritage month. There is ...

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, notwithstanding a minor hiccup at the end there, Canadians saw in the hon. member for Abbotsford's passion and heard tonight in his speech the ...

Spoke in the House on Carbon Pricing In the galaxy, Mr. Speaker. A recent IPSOS poll found that 72% of Ontario residents saw a carbon tax as just a tax grab, while 68% ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation He might want to change his talking points, Mr. Speaker. The Prime Minister and Kathleen Wynne were political BFFs who share the same rigid ideology. Last ...

Mentioned by BarrieToday Barrie mayor and local MPs chime in on provincial election results With the provincial ridings now matching the federal boundaries and both levels of government now having conservative representation, Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard said it should be easier to get things done. “The way the riding boundaries were ...

Mentioned by Simcoe.com Ontario Election 2018 (Barrie-Innisfil) To no one's surprise, Conservative MP John Brassard is pulling for Progressive Conservative candidate Andrea Khanjin in the riding of Barrie-Innisfil. Here's what Conservative MP John Brassard is saying tonight: Election Day in Ontario. My #Ontario ...

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 ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Tempers flair during veterans affairs minister's committee appearance Things got tense between Conservative MP John Brassard and O'Regan over judicial proceedings between the government and veterans since the Liberals took office. “As I don't think I need to remind the honourable member, we inherited a few things,” ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Ghould accuses Brassard of sexism after 'puppet' remark in the House Ghould accuses Brassard of sexism after 'puppet' remark in the House. There was a heated moment in the House of Commons Thursday between Minister of Democratic Institutions Karina Gould Conservative MP John Brassard as the former accused the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Conservative MP questions Fredericton Liberal MP's recruitment tactics It's not clear from the text whether people responding to the newsletter would become Liberal party members or campaign volunteers, but Conservative MP John Brassard asserted that's likely what would happen. "It sounds like he's stepping up to the line ...

Mentioned by CollingwoodToday Ford drums up support at Barrie rally Also on hand were York-Simcoe MP Peter Van Loan (“One of the smartest guys I know; he's a champion,” Ford said), as well as Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard. Ford said the ... “We're going to make this (province) the engine of Canada again.” Ford said ...

More than three months ago

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 ...