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  • His favourite word is benefits.

Conservative MP for Brantford—Brant (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 41% of the vote.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter This is fantastic news! https://t.co/6Bf3r4HnsZ

Didn't vote on Vote #1296 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Voted No on Vote #1295 on Bill C-92 Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families

Voted No on Vote #1294 on Bill C-93 Provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis

Voted No on Vote #1293 on Bill S-215 Amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women)

Voted Yes on Vote #1292 on Bill C-278 Amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations)

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the usage of private, chartered or government aircraft by the Minister of Veterans Affairs between February 1, 2019, and February 19, 2019: what ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the use of taxi chits by the government, broken down by department or agency, and by year since January 1, 2016: (a) how ...

Posted on Twitter Today marks the 102nd anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. Let us remember and honour the service and sacrifice… https://t.co/E2wKdlr5lz

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, on a point of order, about a minute ago, a member delivered food to the member for Winnipeg North. He is consuming it at ...

Posted on Twitter https://t.co/1q4WRW0FXV

Posted on Twitter A key psychological questionnaire for veterans about post-traumatic stress disorder was quietly rewritten late last… https://t.co/aOKnAQsB4F

Posted on Twitter Met up with Madelaine Brown of Brantford-Brant at the @EqualVoiceCA #DaughtersoftheVote reception. An inspiring you… https://t.co/tmA9sg41j8

Posted on Twitter @CanadianForces Veteran and Veterans Advocate Aaron Bedard debates veterans pensions with Minister MacAuley. Give… https://t.co/wWcarvBpu7

A month ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Medical Cannabis and Veterans’ Well-Being I have one minute left, gentlemen. I'm going to finish up on one last question, which is this. In this country, there is no distinction between ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Medical Cannabis and Veterans’ Well-Being There's something procedurally that I need to introduce to the committee and I'm going to use my question period, which allows me to ask specific questions ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition from constituents that is actually similar or the same as my colleague has introduced. It states, “We, the undersigned residents ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Home Ownership Mr. Speaker, the Canadian Home Builders' Association is on the Hill today, meeting with members of Parliament. Made up of over 8,500 companies, homebuilding represents 1.2 ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Medical Cannabis and Veterans’ Well-Being It was in our schedule that she was going to be here. In fact, the minister had been invited to come to this committee. That invitation, ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, there are many lessons that veterans can teach the youth of today. That is the premise of a new book by a 17-year-old constituent ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Medical Cannabis and Veterans’ Well-Being On a point of order, Chair, I have a motion to move. Witnesses, I know you're here as experts in your field, and I appreciate your ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, air force Captain Kimberly Fawcett was deployed twice to Afghanistan. Now she is fighting the Liberals to pay for her prosthetic limb. She lost ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, during the last election, the Prime Minister promised to fully restore veterans' pensions and that he would not fight them in court. He has ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Homeless Veterans I remember the launch of housing first in the last Parliament. A number of corporate partners were involved in that, including Home Depot and others. They ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Homeless Veterans and Medical Cannabis and Veterans’ Well-Being Thank you, Chair. Reading from our briefing notes as they relate to veterans—I just want your reaction to this—the most recent data available from the department ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2019 Budget Thank you, witnesses, for being here. Mr. Bourque, in your comments you mentioned three words, which I wrote down—about the affordability of real estate, the first-time ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2019 Budget I'm not a permanent member of this committee, although I used to be at the start of this Parliament. I'm filling in today. Having gone through ...

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 ...