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  • His favourite word is liberals.

Conservative MP for Barrie—Innisfil (Ontario)

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

Today

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Mr. Speaker, is it any surprise that the Prime Minister would endorse that type of behaviour? It is bad enough that Dwight Duncan effectively bankrupted Ontario ...

Didn't vote on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Posted on Twitter My June 21 QP Q: Partisan tweets by non-partisan Windsor-Detroit Bridge Chair, Dwight Duncan are OK with PMJT?… https://t.co/YY9Rl0Jyxj

Posted on Twitter Is this what the Liberals mean by "Positive Politics"? #Barrie #Innisfil #cdnpoli https://t.co/IBFYk8CBrt

Posted on Twitter This is an important day to recognize the contributions of First Nations. #NADCanada #Barrie #Innisfil #cdnpoli https://t.co/gHq4csbH2l

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Mr. Speaker, if Dwight Duncan is in an apologizing mood, maybe he could apologize for working with Dalton McGuinty and Kathleen Wynne, turning Ontario into a ...

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to paying a visit to the @LakeSimcoePS next year. Looked like a great day. @SCDSB_Schools #Barrie… https://t.co/QDQYhst5N5

Posted on Twitter #ACVA releases study on PTSD/Mental Health. Our supplementary report is attached. #Barrie #Innisfil #cdnpoli. Link: https://t.co/MSHgv9Blum

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, the Conservative members on Veterans Affairs committee wish to provide a supplementary report on “Mental Health of Canadian Veterans: A Family Purpose”. It is ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Investment Mr. Speaker, it is becoming clear that the Prime Minister's approval to sell Canadian senior care facilities to Anbang Insurance of China has placed our seniors ...

Posted on Twitter Check the new @cityofbarrie brand identity. "Well played, Well connected". I like it! #Barrie #Innisfil #cdnpoli https://t.co/xbK13co6qq

This week

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Return With regard to the use of malaria prevention drugs in the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) for each year since 1990: (a) which deployments were required to ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, she ought to do that with her hand over her heart. It is much better. However, the Heritage Minister is preparing a cultural document ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, it gives me great pleasure to rise in this House today to speak on Bill C-50, an act to amend the Canada Elections Act ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Investment Mr. Speaker, the innovation minister assured this House the government had done its due diligence regarding the billion-dollar Chinese takeover by Anbang Insurance of seniors homes ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Time running out for prime minister to consult opposition on new watchdogs Conservative deputy ethics critic John Brassard says the selection of a former Liberal cabinet minister raises serious questions about future appointments that are supposed to be non-partisan. “The fact that the ethics commissioner's tenure ends on ...

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 ...

A month ago

Mentioned by The Barrie Examiner Jobs program a 'resounding success' Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard announced federal Canada Summer Jobs grant funding for the Town of Innisfil on Wednesday. He was joined by Innisfil Mayor Gord Wauchope, Deputy Mayor Lynn Dollin, councillors Stan Daurio, Carolyn Payne and Doug ...

Mentioned by The Barrie Examiner Paramedic on the Hill Caribou-Prince George MP Todd Doherty (left), Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard and Cumberland-Colchester MP Bill Casey (right) with Simcoe County paramedic Natalie Harris during her testimonial to the Standing Committee in support of Bill C-211 to ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-44 Right. I want to talk about transition services as well, because this budget spoke about transition availability for spouses and common-law partners. Mr. Bedard, this is ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Mr. Chair, I'm not sure whether it's a point of order or a point of personal privilege, but if you'll indulge me, I have information that ...

Mentioned by BarrieToday French 'improving day-by-day' says local MP after language sinks 'shark' But far be it from Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard to gloat over the fallen; indeed, despite Brassard's support for Oshawa-area MP Erin O'Toole in the race to replace Stephen Harper, he credits O'Leary with shining a bright light on the fact that ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Okay, perfect. In the 2016 report, “Fair Compensation to Veterans and their Survivors for Pain and Suffering”, first of all, I want to say that the ...

Mentioned by Simcoe.com Barrie police, citizens honoured for life-saving acts in 2016 Const. Erica Sinclair is congratulated by Chief Kimberley Greenwood, MP Alex Nuttall, MP John Brassard, MPP Ann Hogarth and Mayor Jeff Lehman on her Life Saving Award. Sinclair was also honoured with a Commendation Certificate. - Rick Vanderlinde/ ...

Mentioned by The Barrie Examiner Ten people, 1 service club recognized MP John Brassard hosted a special ceremony at the Barrie Public Library, Painswick Branch, to recognize select Barrie-Innisfil volunteers on Wednesday. Ten individuals and one service club were celebrated for their extraordinary and outstanding ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans Thank you, Mr. Chair. I only have five minutes. I want to ask two questions but the first one I think is really important from your ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans Here's the thing, and you've spoken about it. As a committee, we're studying mental health issues and suicide prevention. You mentioned that Veterans Affairs and the ...

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 ...

More than three months 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 ...