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  • His favourite word is tax.

Conservative MP for Barrie—Innisfil (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Things are safe here on Parliament Hill as we think of our UK colleagues and thank security/emergency responders. #Barrie #Innisfil #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter You know it's late when...left HOC 1 hr ago. Budget day media ready. No one left except at PROC Ctee/Security.… https://t.co/JBHAslR6LN

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, many veterans struggle in finding meaningful employment after leaving the service. On transitioning to civilian life, the Liberals promised to engage with stakeholders like ...

Posted on Twitter With @GarnettGenuis also. Looking forward to hearing what he says about Trudeau Liberal attack on democracy!… https://t.co/XQ0zOAh998

Voted No on Vote #232 on Bill C-41

Voted No on Vote #231 on Bill C-41

Voted No on Vote #230 on Bill C-41

Voted No on Vote #229 That this House do concur in Interim Supply as follows: That a sum not exceeding $30,140,965,114.44 being composed ...

Voted No on Vote #228 on Bill C-40

Posted on Twitter Q's in QP today highlight the reason why I'm at PROC right now. Liberals looking to limit and control opposition i… https://t.co/yZbu9gRE0I

Posted on Twitter Answer in QP today to my question on Liberal promise on providing jobs to transitioning CAF Members/Veterans.… https://t.co/4FlSWdNp2u

Posted on Twitter This just heading into Question Period. #Barrie #Innisfil #cdnpoli https://t.co/Ydv3QRKoIH

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act Mr. Speaker, if truth be known, I only expected to speak for four minutes, so I want to thank you for the extra time. I just ...

A week ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you, Mr. Chair. One of the issues in dealing with a poverty reduction strategy is to think to the future. From my standpoint, anyway, I ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Calgary Nose Hill. I would like to begin today by expressing my condolences to ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Votes 1 and 5 under Veterans Affairs, and Vote ... The next question I have is with respect to the issue you spoke about before. We're currently going through a mental health study on PTSD. One ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities and Bill C-311 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank the honourable member, Mr. Fraser, for bringing this bill forward. It's a difficult piece of legislation to deal with, because ...

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Folks should hang on to their wallets. First, Mr. Speaker, it was the unsavoury Liberal cash for access scheme, and now Markham—Thornhill Liberal candidate Mary Ng ...

Mentioned by Simcoe.com Innisfil polar dippers raise about $1800 for charity The annual ICECorp Polar Dip held Feb. 25 raised money for My Sister's Place women and children's shelter. Innisfil polar dip a success for. Submitted photo. Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard (left) gets ready for an icy dip in Lake Simcoe with Ward 1 Coun.

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans I think I had to speak French the whole time I was there. I want to talk about transitional issues, because we build our soldiers up ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Investment Mr. Speaker, Wall Street firms have refused to do business with Anbang Insurance Group over the murky ownership structure of this Chinese conglomerate and yet the ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-311 Thank you very much. First of all, I want to thank you all for being here today. As the official opposition critic for Veterans Affairs, I've ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, with so many investigations going on, Canadians heads are literally spinning from the Liberal sunny ways. Here is a tally: ministers using the power ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Foothills. I want to turn this back into what we started with this morning, ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans As you know the DND ombudsman referred to it in his report as a game-changer, the fact that the Canadian Armed Forces would retain medically released ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, “heat or eat” was the issue raised at a recent meeting of the Barrie chapter of the Canadian Association of Retired Persons. The sad ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-311 Thank you, Mr. Chair. First of all, welcome, Mr. White, to committee. I'm fortunate that I have two Legions, one directly in my riding, the Lefroy-Belle ...

Mentioned by The Barrie Examiner Conservative Party leadership candidate brings his views to Barrie There may be 14 candidates, but Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard knows who is getting his vote. The rookie MP hosted two events in Barrie on Wednesday in support of Durham MP Erin O'Toole, who was veterans affairs minister in the last year of the ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans Thank you, Mr. Chair. I apologize to all of you at the onset, as seven minutes will not give me enough time to ask the questions ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by BarrieToday Heckling MP says he's just doing his job A CBC News analysis released last week highlighted John Brassard as one of 18 MPs called out for heckling in the last session of the House of Commons. Brassard said he's just doing his job as a member of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition. “That's OK.

Mentioned by The Barrie Examiner Youth summer jobs Business owners should also be eyeing their summer requirements to see if they can take advantage of a federal program to help pay students' wages this summer. Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard said the 10-year long program has been a resounding ...

Mentioned by BarrieToday Homelessness problem is #1 issue for Barrie mayor Federal MP John Brassard was also on hand, and Lehman emphasized the close relationship the city enjoys with Ottawa. The mayor also paid tribute to Honorary Colonel Jamie Massie for his role in building the relationship with nearby Base Borden.

Three months ago

Mentioned by The Barrie Examiner OHL Colts help Barrie Food Bank With the crowd cheering them on, Barrie/Innisfil MP John Brassard challenges the OHL Barrie Colts mascot Charlie Horse to a friendly race during Saturday's family skate held at the Barrie Molson Centre in support of the Barrie Food Bank. Food bank ...