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Conservative MP for Barrie—Innisfil (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 44% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Airline Industry Mr. Speaker, the GTA is home to thousands of airline sector employees. In fact, Barrie—Innisfil is known as terminal 4. I cannot begin to explain the ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for her speech. I think there is another major problem: the carbon tax. Let me explain. I represent a senior ...

Posted on Twitter .#Barrie #Innisfil is known as Terminal 4. For months now, as layoffs mount, routes are cut, and planes parked, al… https://t.co/DfGhYgUGBM

Posted on Twitter Two women now allege they were sexually assaulted while following quarantine requirements. “We are deeply angere… https://t.co/YerQ8HlWzP

Posted on Twitter Horrifying. “The accused informed the victim that they were in violation of the quarantine order and demanded that… https://t.co/xS5osyDBsO

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #57 on Bill C-213 Enact the Canada Pharmacare

Voted Yes on Vote #58 on Bill C-223 Amend the Citizenship Act (adequate knowledge of French in Quebec)

Voted No on Vote #59 Private Members' Business M-35 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (environment grading label))

Voted Yes on Vote #60 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted No on Vote #61 on Bill C-225 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Posted on Twitter Great news for farmers even though the Trudeau Party voted against it, @CPC_HQ MP @PLawrenceMP bill passes 2nd read… https://t.co/dn2Tnbn7gD

Posted on Twitter Thanks to Doug Bingley, President of Central Ontario Broadcasting, @KoolFMBarrie @Rock95Barrie @Barrie360 for his i… https://t.co/v3gJMORBxh

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Today is Canada's Agriculture Day. With great respect and appreciation, thank you to our Barrie-Innisfil and Simco… https://t.co/GAfzflpOSb

A week ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Supports and Services to Veterans’ Caregivers and Families Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Colonel, for being here with us today. It's nice to meet you. I'm going to make a statement more so ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Wolf William Solkin Madam Speaker, I regret that I am not standing in our symbol of democracy this morning to pay tribute to World War II veteran Wolf William ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Financial Health of Veterans' ... Thank you, Chair, and thank you to all our witnesses for being here today. I want to go back to Mr. Thorne. You mentioned something and ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, at the height of an unfolding tragedy at the Roberta Place long-term care centre in my riding, our local health unit has effectively run ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Broadcasting Act And the King of Kensington part, too. Madam Speaker, we have some concerns with the legislation. There are some good things, like all pieces of legislation, ...

Spoke in the House on Holiday Greetings Mr. Speaker, it goes without saying that 2020 has been a year like no other. So many have sacrificed so much, and with Christmas coming, there ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I would encourage you to listen to the tapes. There was nothing in what I said that was in any way anti-Semitic, and I ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, the member talked about this being a life and death issue. Oftentimes, when we sit in this place, we look to these issues with ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Financial Health of Veterans' ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to go back to the Army, Navy and Air Force Veterans in Canada. When we had the Legion in the ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Financial Health of Veterans' ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I do appreciate your reaching out to me earlier today to discuss this. I think what we need to do as a ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Backlog of Disability Benefit Claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs Madame Vaillancourt, I do apologize on behalf of our side for the line and tone of questioning, and I would hope that Mr. Casey would show ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Backlog of Disability Benefit Claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs I think that, from my standpoint, that option is one that I would agree with. Again, just going back to last week, Mr. Chair—and I think ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2020-21: Votes 1 and 5 under Department of Veterans Affairs, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I appreciate being given this opportunity to deal with this motion. Quite frankly, this is the most pressing issue that's facing our ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2020-21: Votes 1 and 5 under Department of Veterans Affairs, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Like most Canadians, I woke up this morning and saw the news about Whole Foods and its corporate decision not to allow ...

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 ...

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