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  • His favourite word is liberal.

Conservative MP for Thornhill (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 55% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Hard to believe that, in the midst of health and economic crisis, the hateful minority among us would stoop to such… https://t.co/qyzGguHO2z

Posted on Twitter Great news today from the Government of Ontario, renewing its commitment to extend the Yonge Subway North, through… https://t.co/c3hslvxxpo

Posted on Twitter Time now for Ottawa to fulfill the Yonge Subway North “Shovel Ready” commitment made by the Liberals in the last we… https://t.co/gdu4WkUt6A

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Best wishes to Thornhill’s Jewish community - and to Jews across Canada and around the world - celebrating Shavuot,… https://t.co/dAiZ7MaVyY

Posted on Twitter The federal NDP leader seems determined to lead his party into obscurity — he congratulated himself today for cleve… https://t.co/w0oFllYt2Z

Posted on Twitter It’s clear that regulation of procedures, protocols + minimum levels of qualified nursing + medical staff around th… https://t.co/1Oen6gYoMU

This week

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the 4,710 individuals who were admitted to Canada in 2019 via humanitarian, compassionate, and other grounds: how many of them were admitted by ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Chair. Thanks to you, Minister, right off the top, and to your excellent staff, to department officials, for timely responses to a variety of ...

A month ago

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thornhill's world-famous Shouldice hospital, which performed almost 7,000 hernia operations last year, has followed the Ontario government's order to suspend elective surgery ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the government’s contracting and integrity regime framework: (a) which corporations have been formally investigated under the framework; (b) of the corporations in (a), ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (B), 2019-20: Votes 1b and 10b under ... Thank you, Chair. Deputy, before I pose my questions, I'll give full disclosure. My wife and I are private sponsors of three Syrian refugees. My questions ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Economic Immigration and Labour Shortage Thank you, Chair. Thanks to all of you for the briefing this morning. With regard to the labour shortages—which are desperate in some situations in rural ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Update on the Activities of the Department of Citizenship and Immigration Thank you. Thank you to all for providing a briefing for those of us who have never sat on this committee before. It is a very ...

Spoke in the House on Ukraine International Flight 752 Mr. Speaker, does the Prime Minister yet realize that Iran's foreign minister, to whom he smilingly offered a handshake, a buddy hug and a bow, is ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship Act Madam Speaker, it is very difficult to approach the business of the House today after weekend events that demonstrated so disastrously, yet again, the Liberal government's ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Committee Business and Election of Chair Thank you, Madam Chair. My third motion is as follows: That the Committee begin a study to review the failed lottery system for the family reunification ...

Spoke in the House on Christie Blatchford Mr. Speaker, over the generations, Canadians have been served by many great journalists, eloquent chroniclers reporting from city halls, cop shops and courtrooms, locker rooms, rinks, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, I rise to participate in the debate today with mixed feelings. I certainly recognize the need for ratification of this treaty, but I also ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, members may remember that on the eve of the election, weeks after a commitment from the Conservative leader, the Prime Minister reluctantly matched the ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, I listened very closely to my hon. colleague's remarks. He should know that we in the official opposition agree that Canadian businesses, industry and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted No on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Committee Business Thank you, Chair. Good afternoon, colleagues. You'll recall that on January 10, 2018, this committee met in a special session with the former Ethics Commissioner Mary ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Digital Government Services and Ethical Aspects of Artificial Intelligence and ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you all for adding a couple of new dimensions to the study we've been doing on digital government, digital threats, privacy issues ...

Mentioned by MobileSyrup Federal MPs say Canada should exercise caution with Huawei, 'put a pause' on 5G plans Echoing the sentiments of several of his colleagues, Conservative Member of Parliament Peter Kent says Canada should “put a pause” on Huawei's efforts to provide 5G mobile network equipment to the country's carriers. After learning that New Zealand ...

Mentioned by Voiceonline.com Conservatives say Raj Grewal has yet to resign as MP, call on him to quit CONSERVATIVE Critic for Ethics, Peter Kent, on Wednesday called on Raj Grewal, Liberal MP for Brampton East, to resign his House of Commons seat. Kent said in a statement: “Today, Canadians learned from media reports that Raj Grewal abused his ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Conservative MP Kent's Instagram, Facebook accounts recently hacked, says more needs to be done to protect ... Conservative MP Peter Kent says his Instagram and Facebook accounts were recently hacked and shortly before officials from the Communications Security Establishment warned MPs that federal political parties, politicians, and traditional and social ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Maxime Bernier's explosive exit from Conservative Party has 'no impact' on Tory Halifax huddle, say MPs Mr. Bernier disrespected the 3,000 delegates who've arrived in Halifax to have those debates, said MP Peter Kent (Thornhill, Ont.). “This party can confront serious issues,” he told The Hill Times following an afternoon caucus meeting in Halifax. “For ...

Mentioned by The Post Millennial 5 Times Justin Trudeau has resorted to insults and name-calling In 2011 during a heated exchange in parliament on the Kyoto protocol, the then sitting MP Justin Trudeau interrupted Peter Kent and shouted “oh, you piece of shit!” When pressed on his comments, Trudeau admitted his remark was unparliamentary and ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Departments dodging MP query on Facebook meetings, say critics Ethics critics NDP MP Charlie Angus, left, and Conservative MP Peter Kent, right, say the Lobbying Act should change to capture all lobbying activity, including government-initiated meetings with Facebook Canada's head of public policy Kevin Chan ...