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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 @dimitrilascaris Why don't you urge the Palestinian leadership to 'get down to negotiating a just and lasting two state peace???

Posted on Twitter Honoured to support colleague @TomKmiec with #BestGiftEver at https://t.co/LptOYxp9za https://t.co/bLhCEXWAnj

Posted on Twitter @dimitrilascaris Dmitri, I have great sympathy with the long-suffering Palestinian people.. held hostage by Fatah, Hamas, Hez "leaders"

Posted on Twitter @JKBenham @nspector4 Do you believe history began 100 years ago?? You ever been to Jerusalem?? Do you buy UNESCO's no Jewish history?

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Israel Mr. Speaker, most Canadians recognize that, at its extremist core, the boycott, divest, and sanctions movement seeks to eliminate Israel by destroying its economy. That is ...

Voted No on Vote #172 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted Yes on Vote #171 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted Yes on Vote #170 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted Yes on Vote #169 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted No on Vote #168 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Posted on Twitter @RickAnderson @trapdinawrpool Love to see how many Canadians wud move to top 8 in this list..and how many from, say Finland, would come here

Posted on Twitter @APeninsulaMan Haven't heard of that club..but, yes, proud to support the most democratic state in mideast+proud our govt stood w Israel.

This week

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply moved: That, in light of the regrettable comments made by the Prime Minister on behalf of Canadians on the death of Fidel Castro, and in an ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Pension Plan Madam Speaker, we in the official opposition are still waiting for the finance minister to explain his conversion on the road to higher taxes. I think ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister, in expressing his personal sorrow at the passing of the Cuban Communist dictator, had nothing to say about the Cubans who ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, it is both a delight and a disappointment to join this debate on Bill C-18 today. It is a delight because it offers a ...

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, ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... Thank you, Chair, and thanks to you all for attending today and helping to lead us through some of the decision points of our study. What ...

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, Canada must not forget Palestinian refugees. We should also not forget the Palestinian leadership that is keeping them refugees, holding them hostage, refusing to ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canadians wonder why Canada's foreign policy initiatives with Russia must be discovered not from the minister but from the foreign affairs website of the ...

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency was established in 1949 to support Palestinian refugees, but for years, UNRWA has been manipulated by Gaza's ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... Thank you. You mentioned the Magnitsky act. While there was unanimous passage of a motion supporting the Magnitsky act provisions, you're right that the private member's ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... Thank you, Mr. Halvorssen, for clear and concise testimony today, and for adding quite honestly and frankly this new Venezuelan dimension to our study and the ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... Thank you very much. Professor Nossal, thank you for sharing your skepticism with us today. Indeed, we've heard that in fact the problems of compliance in ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... Thank you to all the witnesses for reminding the committee, and more important, the Canadians who are following these hearings, just how many definitions there are ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canadian Government's Countries of Focus for Bilateral Development Assistance and Statutory Review ... Thank you, Chair. Thanks to all of you for being with us today. We're in the early stages of this study, but we have heard from ...

Two months ago

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.

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canadian Government's Countries of Focus for Bilateral Development Assistance and Statutory Review ... Thank you, Chair, and thank you to both of you for appearing here today. As you know, we're in the very early stages of this study. ...

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 ...

More than three 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 ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Deepak Obhrai Backs Brexit, Blames European Union For Canada's Embarrassment At UN Former foreign affairs minister Lawrence Cannon, flanked by Tory MP Peter Kent and Canada's former UN ambassador John McNee participate in a news conference at United Nations headquarters, Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2010. (Photo: Richard Drew/AP).