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  • His favourite word is canada's.

Conservative MP for Thornhill (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter A late winter spirits lift with first televised @BlueJays game from #DunedinSpringTraining. https://t.co/eRWnRA01Xy

Posted on Twitter I'd been thinking cardboard, but must say my interest is tweaked by this DIY NZ #CoffinClub. https://t.co/egBydh9ufx

Posted on Twitter Thousands march in Moscow in memory of Boris Nemtsov + unsolved murder #InPutinsShadow https://t.co/y5GBbYiUGv

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Celebrating Rabbi Yoseph Zaltzman's 61st b-day w Russian Jewish community. #MazelTov https://t.co/DQ7tIjINsC

Posted on Twitter @MikeHudema Denmark:42 thou sq km, 5 mill pop. Canada: 9.9 sq km, 35 million. Admire their situation..can't really compare.

Posted on Twitter @vansopinion8ted @EverettColdwell You insult their memory... G'nite.

This week

Spoke in the House on Foreign Investment Mr. Speaker, beyond the very real concerns for the welfare of Canadian seniors living in these care facilities, the Liberals' indecent rush to embrace this sketchy ...

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Mr. Speaker, many of Canada's foreign service professionals, past and present, are highly critical of the mixed message the dual appointment sends to Germany and the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, how about something more than words. British MPs today approved legislation that will make it more difficult for international human rights abusers to hide ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Madam Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Haldimand—Norfolk. When I last spoke to this legislation, I remarked that it was both ...

Voted Yes on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

A week ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... Thanks to both of you for appearing before us today. I'd like to start with President Trump's remarks yesterday. They're being analyzed in a variety of ...

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 ...

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

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... On the committee's January visit to a number of countries in eastern Europe, particularly Ukraine, Latvia, and Poland, we heard concern—and I hope I'm reflecting the ...

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

Two weeks 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 ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...