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Happy Canada Day!

June 30, 2015

John wishes his constituents and all Canadians a Happy Canada Day — celebrating 148 years as a nation!


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MP John Weston Tables Legislation to Tackle Prescription Drug Abuse

June 20, 2015

June 11, 2015, Ottawa – John Weston, Member of Parliament for West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast- Sea to Sky Country, introduced a private member’s bill that will make National Prescription Drug Drop-off Day formal and create a national framework for dealing with prescription drug abuse. Weston tabled the bill at a time when Canada has become the ...


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Message of Support and Celebration in Parliament on Recovery

June 18, 2015

June 18, Ottawa – With the closing of the House and the fourth annual Recovery Day across the country next September, Vancouver and Victoria being the first cities to proclaim the day in 2012, MP John Weston and David Wilks drew attention to the achievements of the Recovery Movement over the last four years by ...


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MP John Weston Tables Legislation on Abandoned Vessels

June 17, 2015

Sechelt, B.C. and Ottawa, ON, June 17, 2015 – Member of Parliament John Weston (West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast- Sea to Sky Country) today introduced his long awaited Private Member’s Bill to counter the increasing problem of abandoned vessels in British Columbia’s coastal waters. The introduction of The Prohibition of Abandoned Vessels for the first time creates the ...


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See you at the Sikh Parade in Squamish!

June 11, 2015

Join John as he and the community take part in commemorating the sacrifice and martyrdom of the fifth Sikh Guru Arjun Dev Ji at the Squamish Sikh Festival on June 20th. The event to observe Shaheedi Gurpurab Divas will take place in Downtown Squamish. When:         Saturday, June 20th, 2015 Time:      ...


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FIRST Official National Health and Fitness Day!

June 11, 2015

  (West Vancouver/Squamish/Whistler/Pemberton) June 08 2015 – Saturday’s National Health and Fitness Day was the largest yet, with over 200 proclaiming cities celebrating the Day, Coast to Coast! The initiative has its roots in founder MP John Weston’s (West Vancouver – Sunshine Coast – Sea to Sky Country) recognition that there was and is a ...


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Bike Day on the Hill: Cyclists and Parliamentarians promote the benefits of bicycling

June 8, 2015

(Ottawa, May 28, 2015) – North Shore residents, with some of the world’s best cycling trails in their backyard, will be glad to hear that on Monday, May 25, cyclists, MPs and Senators came together on Parliament Hill, along with organizations such as Canada Bikes, Cycling Canada, the Ontario Cycling Association, the CAA, Envirocentre, and ...


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Statement on Cyclist Tragedy North of Pemberton

June 2, 2015

STATEMENT on Cyclist Tragedy June 2, 2015 – On the heels of Bike Day in Canada last week, I am stunned by the news of the deaths of two cyclists from Whistler just North of Pemberton yesterday. There is no mistake that this is an absolute tragedy; the loss is sure to be felt throughout ...


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I am here to Listen – Meet your MP!

June 1, 2015

Dear Friend, Between August of last year and October 2015, I have committed to attend 101 small group gatherings with the goal of discussing the issues which people most care about in our community and our country. This is an open invitation to get together with you and 10-20 people, in your home, your neighbourhood, ...


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Government of Canada Announces Enhancements to Compassionate Care Benefits

May 26, 2015

News Release For Immediate Release   May 26, 2015 – West Vancouver, British Columbia Employment and Social Development Canada John Weston, MP for West Vancouver – Sunshine Coast – Sea to Sky Country, on behalf of the Honourable Pierre Poilievre, Minister of Employment and Social Development, today highlighted increased financial support proposed for individuals taking care ...


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