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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 Time for DIY Karaoke? Try my #Budget2017 lyrics with Paul Simon's 50 Ways, YouTube Karaoke. https://t.co/W4bnszmqq6

Posted on Twitter Pro-democracy protests widening in Belarus despite preemptive arrests/crackdown by regime. https://t.co/DXDGxNBAoK

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Folks lined up for petition against inter-prov trade barriers. https://t.co/7Rb20MutpG @BrewfestToronto https://t.co/I2R4oQP32b

Posted on Twitter Gr8 support for @JohnBarlowMP + #CPC #FreeTheBeer @BrewfestToronto #DomesticFreeTrade https://t.co/kIutXvF89M

Posted on Twitter About time: 14 OAS Member states, including Canada, call for elections, rule of law in Venezuela. https://t.co/yBvOTngZpy

Posted on Twitter Here we go again; Libs attempt to impose “discussion paper” reforms offend traditional all-party approach. https://t.co/erXD72HyB9

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted Yes on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

This week

Spoke in the House on Attack on the Parliament of the United Kingdom Mr. Speaker, as we have heard, there has been an attack on our mother parliament in Great Britain. There are reports of multiple casualties, including a ...

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Mr. Speaker, Canadians are still waiting for answers on the logic and manner of Stéphane Dion's extraordinarily clumsy diplomatic appointments. Canada's professional diplomats, past and present, ...

Spoke in the House on Operation UNIFIER Madam Chair, I will be splitting my time with the member for Charlesbourg—Haute-Saint-Charles. Time is short in this take-note debate and we have heard the appropriate ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... To your remarks in the paper that you co-authored “Illusions versus Reality: Twenty-Five Years of U.S. Policy Towards Russia”, you and your co-authors stressed that the ...

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act Mr. Speaker, having seconded Bill C-323 introduced by the member for York—Simcoe, I am delighted to speak to the very meaningful benefits this legislation would bring ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Daughters of the Vote Thanks to all of you for very solid presentations, and to your counterparts from other ridings across the country. To Melinda's point about cyber-bullying, this is ...

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Mr. Speaker, we know the Prime Minister believes he can pick and choose how to interpret the laws and regulations that members of this House are ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, it is only a year and a half until the next election. The PM has yet to explain the logic that led to the ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, our fear that the Liberal commitment to the defence of Ukraine is fading became reality today. After ignoring appeals from Ukraine for almost a ...

A month ago

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 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 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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Three 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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...