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  • His favourite word is benefits.

Conservative MP for Brantford—Brant (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 40% of the vote.

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #57 on Bill C-213 Enact the Canada Pharmacare

Voted Yes on Vote #58 on Bill C-223 Amend the Citizenship Act (adequate knowledge of French in Quebec)

Voted No on Vote #59 Private Members' Business M-35 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (environment grading label))

Voted Yes on Vote #60 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Didn't vote on Vote #61 on Bill C-225 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for St. Albert—Edmonton. I have spoken to this issue twice in the House, the last ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Today is #BellLetsTalk Day - an opportunity to raise awareness of the reality of mental health challenges and help… https://t.co/O7HPvs3Zjr

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter Nobody should be throwing the term Nazi around. It’s shameful and a disservice to the millions that suffered and di… https://t.co/Uz1SlTwtSS

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/4N1mKtaTJ3

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I am thankful for this time to speak on this incredibly important issue to all Canadians. As I was leading into this speech, I ...

More than three months ago

Posted on Twitter Wonderful day with Graeme Roustan, owner of Heritage Hockey Sticks, The Hockey News, Christian and other top hockey… https://t.co/mTQhhZSn7K

Posted on Twitter Ecstatic to welcome Heritage Hockey Sticks to Brantford. An amazing match to our community’s rich hockey heritage.… https://t.co/JryKquSv1J

Posted on Twitter #LestWeForget https://t.co/2wqEZQmWPK

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (B) 2019-20: Vote 5b under Department of ... Thank you for that answer. Also, as you know, this backlog started to really become alarming in 2017. Many veterans who are watching today also watched ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, it is sad, but not surprising, that the minister cannot answer since today at committee he told us that the department runs the department. ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, in 2019 the Liberals left $105 million meant for veterans unspent. This, despite the Prime Minister promising he would not do so if elected, ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, CTV, Global News and the Toronto Star have all reported that 40,000 veterans are trapped in a benefit backlog boondoggle of the government's own ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, 40,000 veterans are trapped in a benefits backlog boondoggle of the current government's own making. Unable to access the medical benefits they have earned, ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the backlog of veterans waiting for their disability benefits: (a) what is the current status of the backlog; (b) how many veterans are ...

Spoke in the House on Battle of Ortona 76th Anniversary Mr. Speaker, December 28 will mark the 76th anniversary of the Battle of Ortona during the World War II Italian campaign. The battle was described by ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2019-20: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and ... Minister, I'm going to read from a card that's in my hand, and you're receiving a copy of it. This is on the back of the ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Briefing on the 2019 Report Card – Veterans Ombudsman Recommendations and Status I just returned with a veteran's son whose father had passed away recently. He's Métis and there was a wonderful ceremony of him giving to the ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mefloquine Thank you. You may or may not be aware, but there's a group of veterans who are currently in a lawsuit. They suffer from mefloquine toxicity ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mefloquine Thank you to the witnesses for being here today to give your perspectives on this. I want to put things in context for you. You may ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Treatment of Women Within the Department of National Defence It worked in different corporate environments where, obviously, there are different cultures of corporate structures and management systems in these companies that are driven by both ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mefloquine You're not sure. You may have been able to look at the testimony of our previous witnesses who were here. We had Dr. Nevin and the ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mefloquine One of the things people continually talk about is giving our veterans the benefit of the doubt about whether or not their condition is related to ...

Mentioned by Brantford Expositor Veteran continued serving community Second World War veteran Derek Pite, who died at Brantford General Hospital on Friday at 97, was a devoted family man and military heritage booster. Brantford-Brant MP Phil McColeman said he will always remember Mr. Pite's smile and upbeat approach to ...

Mentioned by CHAT News Today Political outrage over Veterans Affairs' decision to fund murderer's PTSD help "This is an absolute travesty as far as I'm concerned," federal Conservative shadow critic Phil McColeman said Wednesday. He called on Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan to "please step in now and address this outrage," while another Conservative ...

Mentioned by Manitoba Post Outrage Over Veterans Affairs Paying for PTSD Help of a Man Who Murdered a Police Officer "This is an absolute travesty as far as I'm concerned," federal Conservative shadow critic Phil McColeman said Wednesday. He called on Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan to "please step in now and address this outrage," while another Conservative ...

Mentioned by The Sudbury Star Political outrage over Veterans Affairs' decision to fund murderer's PTSD help “This is an absolute travesty as far as I'm concerned,” federal Conservative shadow critic Phil McColeman said Wednesday. He called on Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan to “please step in now and address this outrage,” while another Conservative ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Veterans Affairs stands by policy paying for PTSD help for murderer who never served MP Phil McColeman, the Conservatives' critic for Veterans Affairs, says the decision to extend benefits to Garnier is 'just outrageous.' (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press). McColeman is calling on Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan to intervene.

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Outrage grows over Veterans Affairs' decision to fund murderer's PTSD help “This is an absolute travesty as far as I'm concerned,” federal Conservative shadow critic Phil McColeman said Wednesday. He called on Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan to “please step in now and address this outrage,” while another Conservative ...