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Conservative MP for Barrie—Innisfil (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #434 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Voted Yes on Vote #433 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Posted on Twitter Attending the special screening with 1st responders, military, and MP's of "The Other Side of Hero". A film about… https://t.co/42asehJIxm

Posted on Twitter I am saddened to hear about the passing of Frank Nelson. I admired his courage and his work to help others. He wa… https://t.co/1bKxd9kJDf

Posted on Twitter The story and the solution all in one tweet. #Barrie #Innisfil #cdnpoli https://t.co/J1EIfCeFzo https://t.co/OrJrzn9RoA

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter The @OHLBarrieColts host the @Oshawa_Generals today on @Sportsnet at 3:30 pm in a nationally televised game. Looks… https://t.co/Xbr6eTndiE

Posted on Twitter I was glad to join @AlexNuttallMP this afternoon at the Chili fundraiser for @CNIB #Barrie and to help celebrate… https://t.co/eYaM2A42EX

Posted on Twitter For the next hour I'm on the Christmas Kettle for the #SalvationArmy #Barrie @costcocanada on Mapleview. A Saturda… https://t.co/zLM0sK61Yv

This week

Spoke in the House on Memorial Cup Mr. Speaker, this week, the Memorial Cup was on Parliament Hill. It has been 17 years since the Barrie Colts were finalists, and its loyal fan ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister's mandate letter told the finance minister that his “private affairs should bear the closest public scrutiny.” When first elected, he told ...

Voted No on Vote #432 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, $10.5 million. That is what the Prime Minister paid to Omar Khadr, the same Prime Minister who used veterans and members of his own ...

Spoke in the House on Access to Information Act Mr. Speaker, we are certainly seeing Canadians dog-pile on this bill as being regressive. Yesterday, indigenous leaders who held a press conference on the Hill were ...

Voted No on Vote #431 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Spoke in the House on Concurrence in Vote 1B--Department of Finance Mr. Speaker, the Conservative Party agrees to apply the vote and we will be voting no.

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, we do agree to apply the vote, and we will be voting yes.

Spoke in the House on Concurrence in Vote 1b--Department of Canadian Heritage Mr. Speaker, the Conservative Party agrees to apply the vote. We will be voting no.

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, Her Majesty's loyal opposition agrees to apply the vote, and we will be voting no.

Voted No on Vote #430 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by BarrieToday Newspaper closures reach House of Commons Shockwaves from the abrupt closure of multiple iconic newspapers in Simcoe County reached the House of Commons Monday. Conservative MP for Barrie-Innisfil and Deputy Opposition Whip, John Brassard, expressed shock, sadness and disappointment ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by The Barrie Examiner We deserve better, plastic bottles: LETTERS Pamphlets mailed to residents from members of Parliament should be informative, keeping us aware of major issues being addressed by the government. In October, Barrie-Innisfil Conservative MP John Brassard wrote me that the Liberals planned to ...

A month ago

Mentioned by BarrieToday Barrie remembers (27 Photos) Young and old lined the streets to watch a parade of veterans, cadets and emergency services members march to the cenotaph at Memorial Square. Dignitaries included Mayor Jeff Lehman, MP's John Brassard, Alex Nuttall and MPP Ann Hoggarth.

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Conservatives call on Bill Morneau to 'pull the curtain back' on personal assets “Since apparently Sunlight is the best disinfectant, will the finance minister pull the curtain back and let the sun shine in so Canadians can look inside what's in his other numbered companies,” Conservative MP John Brassard asked Morneau. READ MORE ...

Mentioned by brantnews.com REMEMBRANCE DAY: 'We owe them so much' McColeman has made some “deep dives” into information gathered by his predecessor, Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard, in addition to speaking directly with veterans to find out what issues need to be addressed. The first item on his agenda was ...

Mentioned by Simcoe.com Giving away the golden ladle in Gilford soup contest Lianne Brassard, pictured with her husband, Barrie-Innisfil MP John Brassard, won the sixth annual Gilford Soup Contest for her carrot, ginger and pear soup. The event raised $1,469 for Sleeping Children Around the World, enough to make 42 bed kits for ...

Two months ago

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

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...