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February 21, 2020


Dear Constituents: Today, I received word from Service Canada that the deadline for the Canada Summer Jobs Program is now extended to February 28, 2020, 12:00 p.m. (Noon) (Pacific Standard Time). I encourage you to complete and submit your applications before the deadline. Should you have any questions, please contact...

February 21, 2020

B'nai Brith Canada Launches Lawsuit Against Federal Government

February 21, 2020OTTAWA – B'nai Brith Canada has filed a lawsuit against the federal government, citing its failure to comply with a motion to list Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), in its entirety, as a terrorist organization.The action, specifically launched against both the government and the Minister of Public...

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February 19, 2020

Andrew Scheer - Blockade

Hon. Andrew Scheer – Remarks (Blockades)February 18, 2020CHECK AGAINST DELIVERYMr. Speaker, that was the weakest response to a national crisis in Canadian history. Now, I listened to the Prime Minister's ‘word salad’ just now, Mr. Speaker, and at least two key things were missing: a clear denunciation that the actions...

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February 16, 2020

Hard-nosed diplomacy IS required

Hard-nosed diplomacy IS required.. not buddy-hug handshake, smiles and bows. My remarks 40 days after Iran missile, Ukraine Air outrage to Thornhill/York Region Persian community.    

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February 15, 2020

Nichola Goddard Award laureate

Well done/congrats to Sgt Leslie Blair, honoured as 2020 Captain  Nicola Goddard Laureate.   Wonderful award in memory of historic, heroic sacrifice. Tnx to Tony Battista.

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February 13, 2020

Scheer Condemns Illegal Blockades

The Honourable Andrew Scheer, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives and of the Official Opposition, condemned theillegal blockades happening across the country and called for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to do the same.

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February 03, 2020

MP, Peter Kent Announces Canada Summer Jobs Employer Applications Now Open   Application period is January 30 to February 24   As your Member of Parliament for Thornhill, I am happy to let you know the Canada Summer Jobs employer applications are now open and we are ready to kick off a new summer season for an opportunity to hire...

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January 09, 2020

Iran plane crash

In Memoriam                                 As Canadians mourn the loss of 63 fellow citizens and as many more permanent residents and Iranian citizens working and studying here, I and staff at my Thornhill constituency office offer deepest condolences to the families and friends of those who died in the crash of the...

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