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  • His favourite word is liberal.

Conservative MP for Thornhill (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 59% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Made it back to Toronto for another celebration of Israel’s 70th w Consul Gen @GaliBaram + CPC Senator @LindaFrum https://t.co/o0b6Ib0TCq

Posted on Twitter Honoured to deliver 70th Anniv Yom Ha’atzmaut greetings on behalf of @AndrewScheer at Ottawa City Hall raising of I… https://t.co/C1hSXXq0GU

Posted on Twitter Great food + dance at Vaisakhi on the Hill. Thanks to colleagues @BobSaroya + @DeepakObhrai for hosting present +… https://t.co/08sz3EVBiA

Posted on Twitter A picture tells the story. Another Liberal MP caught pandering to extremism in search of electoral support..plays d… https://t.co/v4NKUCeNjr

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the member for Mississauga—Erin Mills excused her words at an event featuring a notorious apologist for the war crimes of Syrian President Assad, an ...

Voted Yes on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

Posted on Twitter Liberals look other way when Mississauga-Erin MillS MP salutes extremist Palestinian cleric in PM’s name. https://t.co/nyfQWtUOHX

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, what we have here is a blatant, inexcusable endorsement of a notorious apologist for the brutal terror sponsoring, human rights abusing President of Syria, ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cambridge Analytica whistleblower to testify before Parliamentary committee ... appear before the Parliamentary privacy committee, said committee member and Conservative MP Peter Kent. "We'll have questions when Mr. Wylie comes before committee," Kent said following a hearing of the Standing Committee on Access to Information ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government expenditures in relation to the Prime Minister’s attendance at the Young Changemakers Conclave and, specifically, the event at Indira Ghandi Stadium in ...

Voted No on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

Posted on Twitter @sunlorrie A reminder that the first day of Spring..often far earlier than the first Spring Day...

A week ago

Mentioned by ThePeterboroughExaminer.com Former environment minister Peter Kent speaks to Peterborough Progressive Conservatives Guest speaker Peter Kent, the Conservative Member of Parliament for the riding of Thornhill, and the former Minister of the Environment, addresses supporters at a fundraising luncheon organized by Peterborough-Kawartha PC Association on Tuesday April ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, the Conflict of Interest Code demands that all members uphold their public duties with honesty and fulfill to the highest standard so as to ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the Trudeau Report: (a) what does the government consider to be the report’s “recommendations”; and (b) what specific action has the government taken ...

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted No on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

Spoke in the House on Oceans Act Mr. Speaker, my thanks to my hon. colleague for his remarks, although he somewhat misrepresented the amount of marine protected areas accomplished under the previous Conservative ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the Trudeau Report: (a) what does the government consider to be the report’s “recommendations”; and (b) what specific action has the government taken ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Digital Government Services Thank you very much, Chair, and thanks to both of you for your patience as we try to overcome some of these technical challenges. I'm still ...

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, the Liberals assure us the 2016 pilot data project and contract with Mr. Wylie was one time, a quick $100,000 out the door, contract ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18: Vote 1c under Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Votes ... Thank you, John. The bill has worthy intent. I think with traditional procedure, you would have no quibbles from this side, but just as a matter ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Certificate of Nomination of Caroline Maynard to the Position of Information Commissioner Thank you. Well, as this process was under way, you must have been aware of your predecessor's unprecedented report, titled “Failing to Strike the Right Balance ...

Mentioned by TheSpec.com Why do so many journalists enter politics — and vice versa? Peter Kent, former minister of the environment and a current MP, was deputy editor of Global Television before entering politics. Chrystia Freeland, Canada's current minister of foreign affairs, was a journalist. Michael Ignatieff, the former leader of ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Briefing on Net Neutrality Thank you, Chair. Thank you, Professor, for being with us today. Anytime you are in the Ottawa region, we'd be glad to sit down and have ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) and Briefing on Net ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you all for appearing before us today. One of the two dissenting FCC commissioners in December painted a pretty dire scene of ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Thank you, Commissioner, for making yourself available to us so early in your term. I was struck by your quoting of former Alberta Commissioner Clark with ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Briefing on Net Neutrality Thank you. I only have one question, but I would like to thank you for giving us a grounding for the further study that the committee ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Thank you, Chair. It's good to have you with us again, Commissioner. You're aware of the concerns expressed by the former commissioner, Ms. Stoddardt, regarding possible ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Liberal majority defeats motion to have Trudeau appear before House Ethics Committee on Aga Khan affair The motion, introduced by Conservative MP Peter Kent, was supported by all opposition members on the committee at the Jan. 9 meeting, but needed the support of at least two of the six Liberal voting members to pass. However, all eligible members of the ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Liberal majority defeats motion to have Trudeau appear before House Ethics Committee on Aga Khan affair The motion, introduced by Conservative MP Peter Kent (Thornhill, Ont.), was supported by all opposition members on the committee at the Jan. 9 meeting, but needed the support of at least two of the six Liberal voting members to pass. However, all ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Toronto Sun Trudeau needs to repay taxpayers for Aga Khan trip: Tory MP Conservative MP Peter Kent (inset) says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (seen here with the Aga Khan) should repay"some, or perhaps all, of the $215,000 in costs generated to support his improper trip." THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld/Sean Kilpatrick ...