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Conservative MP for Barrie—Innisfil (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter I recently visited with Wayne of Doug Laurie Sports & Auctions to talk about how his business has adjusted to COVID… https://t.co/GJP8mQ4y6W

Posted on Twitter This was the exchange in the the house yesterday with @MikeBarrettON when the Minister said the contract was actua… https://t.co/kUIxQ9t6ab

Posted on Twitter @mindingottawa @sunlorrie @frankbaylis @MikeBarrettON @AnitaOakville @BaylisMedical This was the exchange yesterday… https://t.co/aIqPAJpP0u

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Pandemic and Other Matters Mr. Speaker, I believe Warren Kinsella said it best in his latest blog post that “There's a name for what we've now got. There's a name ...

Spoke in the House on Government Business No. 10 Mr. Chair, we heard before an accusation by the member from Nova Scotia that somehow it was Conservatives who stalled the disability part of the bill. ...

Posted on Twitter August 12, 2020: "Kleptocracy"...“government by those who seek chiefly status and personal gain at the expense of… https://t.co/jC0T4nyQ6A

Posted on Twitter Stopped in at the Sparks St location in #Ottawa to support #TimsCampDay. Make sure you buy a coffee in #Barrie… https://t.co/QhEZbIXKfj

Posted on Twitter Back in #Ottawa this morning with my colleagues trying to wake our democracy from the Liberal induced coma it has i… https://t.co/MBOfH6JjMe

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Government Business No. 9 Madam Chair, I will go one step further than my hon. colleague. The finance minister is a minister of the Crown. He is not allowed to ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Madam Speaker, I am rise on a point of order concerning the fifth and seventh reports of the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs. I ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, what is disgusting about the WE scandal is that the Prime Minister's wife, mother and brother were paid hundreds of thousands of dollars by ...

Spoke in the House on An Act Respecting Further COVID-19 Measures Madam Speaker, the issue with the emergency wage subsidy is one that has come up many times. Through the work of the opposition party and the ...

Spoke in the House on Further COVID-19 Measures Act Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the hon. member for walking Canadians through this scenario. I will remind him as well that it is not just ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Parliamentary Duties and the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Madam Chair. I have just a couple of questions. I appreciate the fact that Mr. Gerretsen hasn't had a cavity in seven years. I ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Parliamentary Duties and the COVID-19 Pandemic Madam Chair, the longer we go, the more pressure we put on ourselves as we get close to that June 23 deadline, so I just want ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Parliamentary Duties and the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to all the witnesses. Dr. Goodman, you talked about the potential of flexibility and accessibility. On the one hand, you ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Parliamentary Duties and the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Madam Chair. First, I have a comment to Mr. Power. A lot of the examples Mr. Richards gave you—and he cited five or six—are ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, during this time of crisis in Barrie—Innisfil, it has been incredible to see community and faith-based organizations, businesses and individuals step up and mobilize ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. Last week the President of the Treasury Board wrote a letter to his cabinet colleagues in which he said that, as the ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Madam Chair. I'll be splitting part of my time with the member for Leeds—Grenville—Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes. On May 12, the CBSA announced ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Parliamentary Duties and the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Madam Chair. As I look at these recommendations, and I think I expressed this concern yesterday, the generalized sense of what these recommendations look ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Speaker, today, MPs from across the country once again demonstrated the importance of continuing to hold in-person sittings. We put questions to the Prime Minister ...

Voted Yes on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted No on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

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)