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Conservative MP for Thornhill (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Even as Sri Lanka’s Christian faithful celebrated the Resurrection, hundreds die in coordinated terror bombings. https://t.co/fT4R5H5Hid

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/bck29LLt96

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter .@JKenney @FairQuestions #ScepticAlert  Vivian's research confirms what we've known for years.  Time to shut down t… https://t.co/tEqkpfm82H

Posted on Twitter @CTVJefferson @SheilaGunnReid Try googling Kent Money Laundering 2012

Posted on Twitter Commemorating 20th Anniv of Falun Gong peaceful protest in Beijing that led to 2 decades of persecution, imprisonme… https://t.co/sMZ5IbSRxo

This week

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A week ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Central Okanagan—Similkameen—Nicola. I am delighted to participate in the election year distraction budget debate, ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Records Act Mr. Speaker, continuing with this line of questioning, the minister knows that we in the official opposition are concerned that the Liberals are forcing Canadian taxpayers ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to table a petition on behalf of Thornhill constituents and those across York Region and the greater Toronto region who are ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1296 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Voted No on Vote #1295 on Bill C-92 Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families

Voted No on Vote #1294 on Bill C-93 Provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, we learned from an access to information request that the government has been sitting on for years that senior officials and the RCMP were ...

Voted No on Vote #1293 on Bill S-215 Amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women)

Voted Yes on Vote #1292 on Bill C-278 Amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations)

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Digital Government Services Thank you, Chair. Colleagues, you'll recall that a couple of weeks ago, when I first brought a motion suggesting that we provide a safe and civil ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister has shut down every parliamentary opportunity to examine fully his attempted interference in the SNC-Lavalin corruption trial. By threatening a lawsuit, ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister's threatened lawsuit is a classic SLAPP suit, a strategic lawsuit against public participation. The Prime Minister is clearly attempting to censor, ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Digital Government Services I'd like to continue on that point. One of the challenges in Canada, unlike Estonia, is public skepticism about the protection of on one hand their ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, last December, the foreign affairs minister stated: We’re seeing a lot of countries around the world that are starting to play fast and loose ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Digital Government Services Mr. Doctoroff, I'd like to make it clear that, as a resident of the greater Toronto area and a politician from the GTA, when I first ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Committee Business Thank you, Chair. Good afternoon, colleagues. Chair, as I communicated to you in the letter requesting that you call this meeting, I mentioned that at the ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present a petition from constituents regarding their concern about the reprehensible international trade in organ harvesting. Very often individuals who ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Digital Government Services Thank you all for coming in. To pick up on that point, the Canadian Bankers Association is pursuing a digital ID program, but their CEO, in ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Briefing on Security and Intelligence Threats to Elections Task Force The Minister reiterated the government's expectation that it expects social media companies to take concrete actions to help safeguard this fall's election. The members of this ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Digital Government Services Thank you, Chair, and thanks to all of you for attending today. I'd like to pick up on that last point, but before I get to ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Digital Government Services Mr. Benay, I was gently amused, positively amused, by the following reference in your sentence: “Canadians don't need to know how government is organized or the ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by MobileSyrup Federal MPs say Canada should exercise caution with Huawei, 'put a pause' on 5G plans Echoing the sentiments of several of his colleagues, Conservative Member of Parliament Peter Kent says Canada should “put a pause” on Huawei's efforts to provide 5G mobile network equipment to the country's carriers. After learning that New Zealand ...

Mentioned by Voiceonline.com Conservatives say Raj Grewal has yet to resign as MP, call on him to quit CONSERVATIVE Critic for Ethics, Peter Kent, on Wednesday called on Raj Grewal, Liberal MP for Brampton East, to resign his House of Commons seat. Kent said in a statement: “Today, Canadians learned from media reports that Raj Grewal abused his ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Conservative MP Kent's Instagram, Facebook accounts recently hacked, says more needs to be done to protect ... Conservative MP Peter Kent says his Instagram and Facebook accounts were recently hacked and shortly before officials from the Communications Security Establishment warned MPs that federal political parties, politicians, and traditional and social ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Maxime Bernier's explosive exit from Conservative Party has 'no impact' on Tory Halifax huddle, say MPs Mr. Bernier disrespected the 3,000 delegates who've arrived in Halifax to have those debates, said MP Peter Kent (Thornhill, Ont.). “This party can confront serious issues,” he told The Hill Times following an afternoon caucus meeting in Halifax. “For ...

Mentioned by The Post Millennial 5 Times Justin Trudeau has resorted to insults and name-calling In 2011 during a heated exchange in parliament on the Kyoto protocol, the then sitting MP Justin Trudeau interrupted Peter Kent and shouted “oh, you piece of shit!” When pressed on his comments, Trudeau admitted his remark was unparliamentary and ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Departments dodging MP query on Facebook meetings, say critics Ethics critics NDP MP Charlie Angus, left, and Conservative MP Peter Kent, right, say the Lobbying Act should change to capture all lobbying activity, including government-initiated meetings with Facebook Canada's head of public policy Kevin Chan ...