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  • His favourite word is iran.

Conservative MP for Thornhill (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter If you go down to the woods today: balmy false spring brings folks to Rouge trails #RNUPNow https://t.co/4wi4KCOnbN

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Failure to meet Nato target erodes very foundation of alliance. #commitment https://t.co/hm0CjsmsTs

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @jmsker @JohnTory @yorkuniversity @bradTTC Still working to get a couple of those on Yonge St up to Richmond Hill.. #commitment

This week

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Carlton Trail—Eagle Creek. I rise today to speak in support of the motion put ...

Posted on Twitter @BSmegg @RobACooper @TerryGlavin Sorry pal..you're wandering. G'nite.

Posted on Twitter @BSmegg @BrianEdey Six actually.

Posted on Twitter @BrianEdey @davidakin It was a "gesture" motion agreed to by House leaders..like today's Bloc motion on UK Home Children.

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the deadly surge in the Russian-backed war in eastern Ukraine continues and shows signs of intensifying. Officials in Kiev say that in recent days, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted No on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Voted No on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #197 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #196 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, Canada's economic interests in Europe are twofold. A prosperous Europe contributes to global prosperity and CETA represents a wonderful opening to a market of ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing by Global Partnership for Education and Human Rights Situation in Burundi Thank you, Chair. Thank you for your presentation today and for the great work you do. I have two basic questions. One, is there a GPE ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I must say that constituents in Thornhill, like those in Ajax, before the 2015 election showed very little interest in electoral reform, and during ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, there used to be order in Canada's once-a-decade election to the UN Security Council. States in the western Europe and others group where Canada ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, I am delighted to rise in support of Bill C-30, an act to implement the comprehensive economic and trade agreement between Canada and the ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Saeed Malekpour, a Canadian permanent resident, who is a computer programmer, was arrested on a visit to Iran in 2008 on trumped-up charges. After ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, it has become clear this week that Vladimir Putin is testing resolve of western democracies and the new American president. The Russian-backed war in ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Canadian Architect New Bill will limit destruction and encourage rehabilitation of Canadian heritage buildings The Bill is seconded by Peter Kent, the Member of Parliament for Thornhill. Bill C-323 would seek to limit the destruction of Canada's heritage buildings, and instead encourage the rehabilitation of these culturally significant buildings. The tax ...

Mentioned by Canadian Architect New Bill will limit destruction and encourage rehabilitation of Canadian heritage buildings The Bill is seconded by Peter Kent, the Member of Parliament for Thornhill. Bill C-323 would seek to limit the destruction of Canada's heritage buildings, and instead encourage the rehabilitation of these culturally significant buildings. The tax ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... Bienvenido, Su Excelencia. The OAS, some years ago, spent a considerable amount of time and energy in crafting a conditional re-entry for Cuba to full membership ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Federal Protected Areas and Conservation Objectives and Bill C-18 Thank you very much, Madam Chair. To come back to this, we realize, and the CEO of Parks Canada said on Thursday, that Ontario made inclusion ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-18 Thank you very much again, Chair. Just as a comment for the record to Mr. Watson's point that he felt that Ontario wouldn't transfer the Ontario ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you both for attending today. Thank you, Mr. Kasparov for your courageous defence of democracy, the rule of law, and truth, and ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... Thank you very much, Chair, and thank you both for your appearance before us today. Beyond asset recovery under FACFOA, the committee has also been hearing ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... Thank you, Chair, and my thanks to all of our witnesses today. I have two questions I'd like to ask to Mr. DeRose and Mr. Barutciski. ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... Thank you, Chair. Thanks, both of you, for making yourselves available today. It is interesting.... I'm sure the committee will take serious note of your recommendations, ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by The Rebel MP Peter Kent on the UN's blacklisting of The Rebel (Full interview) MP Peter Kent is now the Foreign Affairs Critic for the Conservative opposition, but he was also Stephen Harper's longest serving Minister of the Environment. In that capacity, Kent attended a number of the UN's climate change conferences, so he was ...

Mentioned by The Rebel Peter Kent: UN's ban on Rebel journalists should be raised in Parliament Former Conservative Environment Minister Peter Kent knows first hand what UN climate conferences are like, so he was the perfect person to talk to about the United Nation's blacklisting of our journalists from the upcoming COP22 meeting in Marrakech.

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Tories Ask If Canada Will Vote For Human Rights Abusers At UN Tory MP Peter Kent and Liberal MP Pamela Goldsmith-Jones are shown in the House of Commons in 2016. (Photo: CP). Tory foreign affairs critic Peter Kent noted Canada will vote this month for the “sardonically-named” council. He bemoaned that the four ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Peter Kent: It's 'Concerning' Trudeau's Office Won't Criticize China Conservative MP Peter Kent speaks in the House of Commons on Feb. 24, 2016 in Ottawa. (Photo: Adrian Wyld/CP). Trudeau's press secretary Cameron Ahmad declined to answer last week when asked whether the prime minister trusted the Chinese justice ...