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Conservative MP for Parry Sound—Muskoka (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 43% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Great to chat in DC with Ambassador Moorefield on National Security and Defence issues.

Posted on Twitter Wise words, I agree: Pallister urges Ottawa to stop talking and move on asylum-seekers jumping border https://t.co/lcR4mHUznh

Posted on Twitter @Pure_Risn not every

Posted on Twitter Great to meet with my old friend @JoeHockey, doing great work as #Australia's Ambassador to Washington DC! https://t.co/6z2xQPSlJU

Posted on Twitter @finnertymike happy birthday!

Posted on Twitter @dutchgentleman2 no vote for a while

Yesterday

Mentioned by Calgary Herald A crisis is coming: If this many cross the US border in February, how many will come by June? I feel for Tony Clement. The Tory MP has been demanding the government “enforce the law” on the mounting numbers of asylum seekers who have been crossing the border from the United States, illegally, in recent weeks. But he found himself sputtering for ...

Voted Yes on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

Mentioned by National Observer Tory opposition to Islamophobia motion is stoking prejudice, says Muslim leader Conservative MP Tony Clement called Majzoub's accusation "an unfortunate interpretation" of what his party was trying to do. "Nothing could be further from the truth," he said. "I think we're trying to be fair to all people of faith in our society and ...

Mentioned by National Post A crisis is coming: If this many cross the US border in February, how many will come by June? I feel for Tony Clement. The Tory MP has been demanding the government “enforce the law” on the mounting numbers of asylum seekers who have been crossing the border from the United States, illegally, in recent weeks. But he found himself sputtering for ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada No such thing as 'queue jumping' for refugees Speaking to CBC radio, Conservative MP and public safety critic Tony Clement was asked if migrants crossing from the U.S. over land pose a security risk. He answered “we don't know yet” and went on to say that the migrants should follow the standard ...

Two days ago

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Vexed Clement hangs up on CBC interview about border-hopping migrants Conservative MP Tony Clement cut off a CBC Daybreak interview Tuesday morning that turned heated over questions about asylum-seekers crossing the border in Emerson, Manitoba from the United States. Way to go CBC. Taking a serious issue (illegal ...

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Madam Speaker, it is my honour to rise today to discuss Bill C-23, preclearance act, 2016. The previous Conservative government supported pre-clearance agreements with the United ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, over the weekend, more asylum seekers entered Canada illegally in places like Emerson, Manitoba and Hemmingford, Quebec. The municipality of Emerson has now formally ...

Mentioned by Life in Quebec Conservative MP Tony Clement hangs up during live CBC interview about refugees MONTREAL — Conservative public safety critic Tony Clement is asking for an apology from the CBC after he hung up the phone during a live radio interview about refugees. On morning show “Montreal Daybreak,” Clement said the government needs to add ...

Voted Yes on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, here is the reality. Times are so tough for small businesses that Dave Purdon, a Gravenhurst butcher in my riding, was recently forced to ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, in recent weeks, nearly 100 asylum seekers have illegally crossed the U.S. border into Canada, including 40 in Quebec this past weekend alone. While ...

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted No on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Voted No on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Canada's National Security Framework Thank you very much. Thank you, madame and gentlemen, for your presentation. I want to start with you, Mr. Neve, if I could, because I felt ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, Canadians were shocked last week by the release of Vincent Li with no conditions or monitoring. He was even legally allowed to change his ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Canada's National Security Framework Thank you, Mr. Shack, for being here and for representing your organization's views. I know you've done a lot of thinking about some of these issues, ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Public Safety. It looks like Chinese nationals are sneaking into our country in increasing numbers with fraudulent ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-226 Thank you, Chair. Mr. Blaney, I represent a rural riding, and I'm very proud to represent a rural riding. There are parts of your riding that ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Investment Mr. Speaker, the hon. member says that, but he is doing the exact opposite. It is no secret that the Liberal government has a growing love ...

Spoke in the House on Shooting in Quebec City Mr. Speaker, I would like to join with the rest of my colleagues in this place to express my deep sorrow at the horrific terrorist attack ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Votes 1b and 5b under ... Thank you, Minister, for being here. I wanted to start by allowing us to elaborate a bit on our exchange in the House of Commons today ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-22 I just want to add a couple of things on the record. I now understand what the mover was trying to get at. I would just ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Briefing on the Annual Report 2015-16 of the Office of the Correctional ... That's fine. I just want to know where you're coming from. Obviously, most of my interactions are with the employees who are the corrections officers in ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-201 With all the implications, it's plain reading of the bill. This is not rocket science. What does “required” mean? Either case law or common sense applies ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-22 Thank you. There are a couple of things I'd like to say in response to the interventions. First of all, this is an oversight committee. It's ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Government bill C-67 An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2016

Introduced legislation Government bill C-66 An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2016

Introduced legislation Government bill C-55 An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2016

Introduced legislation Government bill C-54 An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2015

Introduced legislation Government bill C-45 An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2015

Introduced legislation Government bill C-39 An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2015

Introduced legislation Government bill C-38 An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2015