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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.

Today

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 ...

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Tea w Venerable Dayi Shi, Abbott of T-hill’s Cham Shan Buddhist Temple, ringing in Lunar New Year. #GongHeiFatChoy https://t.co/LgnuhTCYt3

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted No on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted Yes on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Canadian Jewish Heritage Month Act Mr Speaker, it is an honour and a pleasure to rise today to speak in support of Bill S-232, the Canadian Jewish heritage month act. This ...

Voted Yes on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted No on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Spoke in the House on Prime Minister's Office Mr. Speaker, when the Prime Minister interrupted a woman at a town hall, correcting her use of “mankind” with “peoplekind“, his mansplaining went viral. Around the ...

Posted on Twitter PM gives his Principal Secretary a pass on Nazi Tweet..refuses to disassociate from outrageous slur. https://t.co/rhpqTnlQl8

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @MichelleRempel Just in time..as I begin to eat again..

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 in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, the new Ethics Commissioner, at committee today, made it clear that he would like to see the Conflict of Interest Act reformed to give ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, a big part of the $200,000 wasted on the Prime Minister's illegal trip was generated by the security detail that must accompany him wherever ...

Posted on Twitter There are acceptable PM security costs on “official” biz...and then there are the inexcusable costs to support ille… https://t.co/dk2ug7AYra

Posted on Twitter Wonderful to see St Edward CES Grade 8 grad class weather storm to arrive on the Hill for Parl visit. https://t.co/1g6MGGJyKV

Posted on Twitter Today we launch an initiative for Cdns to urge PM to repay $200K+ wasted on his illegal vacation. #PayItBack https://t.co/hyIXT5dYuU

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, the Liberal House leader, answering for the Prime Minister, says that he accepts the Ethics Commissioner's report. The Liberal House leader asks why the ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Lévis—Lotbinière. I am pleased today to rise in support of the motion before the ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, we were reminded last week that the Prime Minister offers ridiculous answers to serious questions as often in his town halls as here in ...

Two weeks 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 ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, even the British prime minister appears before a committee. As the Liberal House leader recites the Prime Minister's empty lines, the message is “Case ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Report of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner entitled "The Trudeau ... One of the elements of the report that hasn't received a great deal of discussion involved your findings regarding the bilateral meeting with the Aga Khan, ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Committee Business Thank you, Chair, and happy new year to colleagues around the table. I thank you for your decision to call this meeting in response to my ...

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 ...

Two 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 ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Constituents support Canada's hands-off approach on Jerusalem, say MPs While the Canadian consensus is to push for a peaceful two-state solution, the Conservative Party is currently looking to clarify its position on the status of Jerusalem. Conservative MP Peter Kent, who represents Thornhill, Ont., said although there ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Constituents support Canada's hands-off approach on Jerusalem, say MPs While the Canadian consensus is to push for a peaceful two-state solution, the Conservative Party is currently looking to clarify its position on the status of Jerusalem. Conservative MP Peter Kent, who represents Thornhill, Ont., said although there ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Certificate of Nomination of Mario Dion to the Position of Conflict of ... You mentioned part of your learning process is informed by media coverage, and I'm sure you're aware that we in the official opposition are very concerned ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Committee Business We certainly support this motion and have a good many questions for the House leader with regard to the timing, the lack of meaningful consultation, and ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca As Australia ousts MPs with dual citizenship, Canada's Parliament embraces many in its ranks Conservative MP Peter Kent, who was born in the U.K. to Canadian parents working there, didn't know he had British citizenship until he was an adult and applied for a Canadian passport. NDP MP Randall Garrison, who came to Canada 44 years ago, assumed ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Briefing on Net Neutrality and Certificate of Nomination of Nancy Bélanger to ... Thank you very much for that. I have just two other questions. Over the years, this committee has recommended greater clarity on the interaction between lobbyists ...