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Liberal MP for Oakville (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 49% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Pleased to meet the newly appointed European Ambassador to Canada Peteris Ustubs. https://t.co/74DU0qbB0r

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to @cogeco with your new brand launch today! https://t.co/3iBlw7Hrrs

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to all of the participants of this year's @TerryFoxOak run. Thank you to all the volunteers who hel… https://t.co/WNt3XsDVJk

This week

Posted on Twitter Last day of testimony in week long #HESA sitting for the review of #C45. Hearing witnesses on medical cannabis, edi… https://t.co/UNeq0r0kud

Posted on Twitter Preparing for another panel in #HESA's review of #C45, the Cannabis Act. We'll have heard from 100 witnesses by the… https://t.co/x1FOIq4DV9

Posted on Twitter Saddened to here of the passing of my colleague @ArnoldChanLib. My thoughts are with Jean and his family. Arnold, y… https://t.co/MH5h7pzylg

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by InsideHalton.com No shortage of questions and opinions discussed during Oakville pot meeting Oakville MP John Oliver and Canada's former minister of health Jane Philpott found this out firsthand during a town hall meeting on the legalization and regulation of cannabis, which took place at the Operating Engineers Banquet Hall and Conference ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by InsideHalton.com Federal funds create 510 summer jobs for youths in Oakville Oakville students, employers and Oakville MP John Oliver gathered inside Town Hall's South Atrium Thursday (Aug. 24) to celebrate more than $1 million in government funding being used to put 510 Oakville youths to work through the Canada Summer Jobs ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by TheSpec.com Technology helps visitors take in trail about Bronte Village's history "This trail brings Bronte's history to life," said Oakville MP John Oliver, by connecting the new and old Bronte. The new trail is equipped with e-beacons that are Bluetooth transmitters and have the capability to send messages to a mobile device ...

Mentioned by InsideHalton.com New technology brings history to life in Oakville Although the new technology was available for use on Canada Day, the BIA officially launched the Bronte Heritage Trail Tuesday (July 18) morning. “This trail brings Bronte's history to life,” said Oakville MP John Oliver, by connecting the new and old ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by InsideHalton.com Halton group celebrates Multiculturalism Day in Oakville In attendance at the event were Oakville MPP and Ontario Labour Minister Kevin Flynn, Oakville MP John Oliver, Oakville North-Burlington MP Pam Damoff and Burlington MP Karina Gould, as well as HMC Connections' board of directors and more than 100 ...

Mentioned by InsideHalton.com Oakville MP names recipients of the Canada Sesquicentennial Award In addition to Canada's 150th birthday this weekend, a group of Oakville residents were celebrated for their contributions to the community and country. Recipients of the Canada Sesquicentennial Award were named and presented by Oakville MP John Oliver ...

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

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

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

Didn't vote on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Antimicrobial Resistance I have circulated a motion. I'm going to make a couple of changes to it as we go forward, but I will quickly explain this. This ...

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, the report of the Canadian delegation ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Antimicrobial Resistance Thank you very much for the presentations. I'm reminded a bit of a story I heard about algae growing in a pond. In 20 days, if ...

Spoke in the House on Come From Away Mr. Speaker, “On 9/11, the world stopped. On 9/12, their stories moved us all.” This is the opening line from Come From Away. I have the ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Federal Framework on Lyme disease With respect, I do think we've heard from the other opinions. They're buried in the CDC's work and in others of our established science-based research groups ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Federal Framework on Lyme disease Thank you very much, Chair, and thank you very much, to all of you, for very powerful and personal testimony. I know that you're not just ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Mr. Speaker, I listened to the hon. member for Cariboo—Prince George recite a number of the risks he thinks might emerge with the passing of this ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the Kinder Morgan pipeline is a critical pipeline to tidewater. In ensuring that this pipeline progresses safely and properly, the government has made tremendous ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-211 and Thalidomide Survivors Contribution Program Thank you. I was happy to hear that bill was really intended to be about workplaces and, in particular, first responders. Thank you very much for ...

Spoke in the House on Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Mr. Speaker, Canadians are paying too much for prescription drugs. We have the second highest per capita spending for pharmaceuticals in the OECD. The government took ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-211 Bill C-211, as a bill, basically deals with tracking of the incidence of PTSD. It ensures that there's a standard diagnosis and treatment set to manage ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Thalidomide Survivors Contribution Program Thanks. Building on what Ramez has said, first of all, I think that because this is going to Parliament there is an issue of parliamentary privilege ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Priorities of Canadian Stakeholders Having an Interest in Bilateral and Trilateral Trade ... Thanks very much, Kyle. Thank you, Chair, for letting me attend the meeting. Thank you very much for the excellent presentations. There were really good thoughts ...

Spoke in the House on Come From Away Mr. Speaker, on June 11, I hope everyone in the House will be watching the Tony Awards to cheer on Come From Away, the blockbuster musical ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Scarborough—Rouge Park. I am proud to speak today to budget 2017, the next step ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition today signed by hundreds of Canadians requesting that the Government of Canada spell veteran with a capital ...