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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter The last of Israel's founders. Shimon Peres always an optimist for #Peace even in worst of times. https://t.co/w3be2TMZXt

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on An Act to establish the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Madam Speaker, we in the official opposition still disagree with respect to Bill C-51. We are reassured that the government, since the election and some of ...

Spoke in the House on National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act Mr. Speaker, I too would like to thank my hon. colleague for a very thoughtful, calm, and non-partisan response to the bill tabled by the government. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, this is not the way to set up convincing foreign policy. A month ago, the immigration minister said Canada would never negotiate an extradition ...

Posted on Twitter More evidence of Cabinet divisions on China Extradition Treaty..or is @MinCanadaFA simply not listening?? https://t.co/BHfVNj1aRV

Posted on Twitter Wonderful news from Iran; after 110 days of detention, isolation, abuse, Cdn Prof Homa Hoodfar released.

Posted on Twitter Another disturbing story of shrinking religious rights in China. https://t.co/fYxO6cyqaM

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @SonOfTheShipwri Cdns have clearly indicated that, whatever changes are eventually proposed by the Libs..must be offered in a referendum

Posted on Twitter Can't keep a great anchor down! Congrats to a former NBC colleague as Jane takes a CBS desk. https://t.co/FWZgbN7iCt

This week

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canadians are well aware of China's imperfect justice system, the rigged trials, the brutal incarceration, the torture, and the executions. Our allies, the U.S., ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Armenia’s Independence Day Mr. Speaker, I would like to take this opportunity to wish Armenians right across Canada and all around the world a very happy Independence Day. Twenty-five ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canadians learned yesterday that the Liberals' ill-advised quest to normalize relations with Iran has notched up now to the ministerial level. The minister tweeted ...

Voted Yes on Vote #108 on Bill C-232 Amend the Excise Act, 2001 (spirits)

Voted Yes on Vote #107 on Bill C-229 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and to make related ...

Voted Yes on Vote #106 on Bill C-221 Amend the Criminal Code (sports betting)

Voted Yes on Vote #105 That the Standing Committee on Finance be instructed to undertake a study to prepare and bring in a ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, last week the Minister of Foreign Affairs denied there were any strings attached to Kevin Garratt's sudden release from China, but just the day ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the Global Affairs Canada's international development program and in light of statements made by the Minister of Foreign Affairs in March, 2016: (a) ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) MPs of all stripes decry Turkish government's reaction to failed coup Conservative foreign affairs critic Peter Kent, left, Liberal MP and chair of the Canada-Turkey Parliamentary Friendship Group Judy Sgro, and Turkish Ambassador Selçuk Ünal. Mr. Kent and Ms. Sgro suggest there could be consequences for the relationship ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Women, Peace and Security The changes are very slight. I could read the entire proposed amendment, but the changes we would make would delete “that there is strong evidence”, and ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canadian Government's Countries of Focus for Bilateral Development Assistance Okay. It is shocking, the notoriety Guatemala has as a place for femicide, not only among the domestic population but also because husbands across the region, ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canadian Government's Countries of Focus for Bilateral Development Assistance In the interests of time, I'll limit myself to one question. It is for Professor Zyla, and it continues along the lines of the terrorism-development nexus. ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canadian Government's Countries of Focus for Bilateral Development Assistance Thank you very much, Chair, and thank you gentlemen, both of you, for some provocative, thought-provoking messages. I sense from the testimony we've heard and from ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canadian Government's Countries of Focus for Bilateral Development Assistance and Briefing from ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you, gentlemen, for your services. Thank you for a wonderfully effective fund in working to contain and perhaps one ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canadian Government's Countries of Focus for Bilateral Development Assistance Thank you, Chair. In the interest of getting around the table, I'll put just one question. It's a big question, but it's also fairly narrowly focused. ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Peter Kent endorses Michael Chong for Conservative leadership Describing Michael Chong as a “man of principle” who “represents the Conservative Party of tomorrow”, Conservative MP and former environment minister Peter Kent endorsed Chong's bid for the Conservative leadership on Wednesday. “I'm supporting ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Peter Kent endorses Michael Chong for Conservative leadership Describing Michael Chong as a “man of principle” who “represents the Conservative Party of tomorrow”, Conservative MP and former environment minister Peter Kent endorsed Chong's bid for the Conservative leadership on Wednesday. “I'm supporting ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canadian Government's Countries of Focus for Bilateral Development Assistance Thank you very much. I was impressed by the suggestion of five recommendations with regard to the re-evaluation of countries of focus. My question bears on ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Human Rights Situation in Iran Thank you very much, Chair. Gentlemen, as you know, in 2008 the European Union delisted the Mujahideen-e-Khalq as a terrorist organization, and every year recently the ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Conservative MP Kent wants party to ditch membership fee Conservative MP Peter Kent is planning on arguing to get rid of the party's membership fee at the Conservative policy convention in Vancouver next month, while he and other Conservative MPs are also concerned turnout for the gathering might be low ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Conservative MP Kent wants party to ditch membership fee Conservative MP Peter Kent is planning on arguing to get rid of the party's membership fee at the Conservative policy convention in Vancouver next month, while he and other Conservative MPs are also concerned turnout for the gathering might be low ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Peter Kent Conservative MP Peter Kent called Ambrose's leadership “terrific”. “She's been exactly what we needed,” said Kent. Ambrose became interim leader on the party — which, for public consumption, means leader of the Conservatives in the House of Commons, ...