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Conservative MP for Thornhill (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister claimed he had a better way of doing accountability and transparency and ministerial independence, but the PM did not miss a ...

Spoke in the House on National Security Act, 2017 Mr. Speaker, the legislation before us, Bill C-59, is a huge piece of legislation. It goes far beyond the Liberal campaign promise to unwisely roll back ...

Posted on Twitter @nationalpost Here’s a story idea for @spaikin + @TheAgenda : get these two agitprof bullies on a panel along with… https://t.co/qDtsbH8nqg

Posted on Twitter 17 thou student tours later, Cda-Ukraine #Holodomor Bus on the Hill to mark 84th Anniv. (1932-33) #Awareness https://t.co/b00hUqsRL1

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @davidakin You should be watching the CFL western playoff. Great football...

Posted on Twitter Watching to see who’ll go vs Argos.. remembering when I pointed parabolic mike at McMahon games in ‘60’s. #GoStamps https://t.co/tNTjmi1RUU

This week

Posted on Twitter @TarekFatah @miss9afi Absolutely correct. Abject apologies to Ensaf and all. Misread string..misdirected response..unacceptable.

Posted on Twitter @miss9afi If that’s true..why do you embrace Iran..??

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Madam Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague, a medical doctor by profession, for her speech today. She mentioned the provinces and she mentioned prohibition. She did ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to government contributions to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), since January 1, 2016: (a) ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the protection of Canadian journalists working abroad: (a) has the Canadian government raised any concerns with the Chinese government regarding freedom of the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #395 on Bill C-346 Amend the Firearms Act (licences)

Voted No on Vote #394 on Bill C-325 Amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing)

Voted Yes on Vote #393 Private Members' Business M-132 (Federally funded health research)

Voted Yes on Vote #392 Private Members' Business M-126 (Portuguese Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #391 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, we know the excuse writers in the Prime Minister's Office are working overtime as new Liberal ethics and conflict issues accumulate. However, Canadians are ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, it was interesting to read in the Toronto Star today, which is very often the public mouthpiece of the Liberal Party, that the revelations ...

Spoke in the House on Holocaust Survivor Mr. Speaker, Canada's new National Holocaust Monument commemorates the six million Jews murdered by Hitler's Nazis, but the memorial is also dedicated to survivors whose will ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-58, Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the ... Thank you, Chair. Colleagues may have noticed that the official opposition presented no amendments. Just let me say at the beginning that after hearing the testimony ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-58, Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the ... Thank you very much, Chair. Thank you, Commissioner, and to staff, for appearing before us today. I must say, starting off, I've never seen in my ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-58, Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the ... Thank you. Last week we had an appearance by Mr. Therrien, the Privacy Commissioner. One of his key points was that he sees Bill C-58 as ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-58, Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the ... Thank you. I certainly support the sentiment of Mr. Cullen's motion, but I'm also aware that while we operate under Standing Order 108(3), there was a ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-58, Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the ... Right. I don't have the legal expertise that my friend Mr. Erskine-Smith has, but with regard to that characterization of questions as vexatious, I suspect and ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-58, Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the ... Thank you, Chair, and thank you, Ministers, for appearing with us today. The same week that we began debate on Bill C-58, the commissioner issued an ...

Mentioned by yorkregion.com Tories trash Liberal small business tax plan at Thornhill town hall meeting Conservative MPs Pierre Poilievre and Peter Kent held a town hall Wednesday in Thornhill to explain why they believe the Liberal plan to tax small businesses is not fair. Unsurprisingly, there was no support for the Liberal plan, which Poilievre called ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life for Canadian Seniors Thank you very much, Chair. Thanks to all of you for your insight and advice here today. One of the things I hear most often from ...

Mentioned by Energeticcity.ca Zimmer travels to Washington with Ethics Committee members Congressman Gregg Harper, MP Peter Kent, MP Bob Zimmer, MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, and MP Nathan Cullen during a meeting in Washington, DC. Supplied photo. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies MP Bob Zimmer, ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Thank you, Chair. Thank you all for sharing your insight and expertise. I'll start with the matter of education. Anecdotally, in Toronto and the GTA, some ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by National Observer Here's the one question your angry MP can't answer about Omar Khadr “Omar Khadr pulled the pin from a grenade and tossed it at Sgt. First Class Christopher Speer, a U.S. Army Delta Force medic, on July 27, 2002.” So wrote Peter Kent, Conservative MP and foreign affairs critic, in The Wall Street Journal on July 16 this ...

Mentioned by National Observer Here's the one question your angry MP can't answer about Omar Khadr “Omar Khadr pulled the pin from a grenade and tossed it at Sgt. First Class Christopher Speer, a U.S. Army Delta Force medic, on July 27, 2002.” So wrote Peter Kent, Conservative MP and foreign affairs critic, in The Wall Street Journal on July 16 this ...

Mentioned by Toronto Sun Liberals punted on 1st down with $10.5M Omar Khadr settlement When Peter Kent wrote the opinion piece for the Wall Street Journal that tipped off sleeping Americans to the Omar Khadr payoff, he wrote not as a Conservative MP but as the journalist he once was. This is why it resonated so strongly, and suddenly ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail July 22: The Conservative Leader's 'tawdry political ploy.' Plus other letters to the editor Re Scheer Mounts Attack As PM Focuses On NAFTA Talks (July 21): It is one thing to have Peter Kent, a prominent Conservative MP, write a scathing column in an American publication denouncing Canada's decision to settle with Omar Khadr. History tells us ...