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North Shore 5th Annual Asian New Year Celebration kicks off the Year of the Goat

February 26, 2015

(West Vancouver, February 21, 2015) At a time in history when intolerance dominates relationships around the world, our community on Saturday demonstrated once again how different cultures engage one another to create one of the liveliest and most welcoming places to live. People of Chinese, Korean, Filipino and a variety of other backgrounds kicked off ...


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Breaking the Silence About Alcohol and Substance Abuse

February 25, 2015

John Weston, The Orchard Recovery Center, Dr. Maire Durnin, Dr. Sandra Wiebe and the West Vancouver School District invite you to a free public forum with award winning writer, journalist and editor Ann Dowsett Johnston (author of Drink : The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol) to jumpstart a national dialogue on addiction and recovery. ...


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New Anti-Terrorism Bill: Balancing Security and Individual Rights

February 18, 2015

The new anti-terrorism Bill C-51 has sparked much debate, both across Canada, and in our community. The debate has touched upon a prevailing theme in democracy: the tension between security and individual rights, specifically, freedom of expression. The new law would bring about at least three changes designed to increase the security of Canadians in ...


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In light of the horrible death of Kayla Mueller, here is an intelligent assessment of ISIL

February 13, 2015

  Witness Testimony from Dr. Salim Mansur (Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Western Ontario, As an Individual) before the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development (House of Commons, Canada) Source – House of Commons Canada (click here for full minutes) Tuesday, February 3, 2015 Mr. Chairman and honourable members, I ...


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Happy Flag Day, Canada!

February 12, 2015

Sunday February 15th marks the 50th anniversary of a Canadian symbol that inspires national pride. As Prime Minister Stephen Harper said it best, it is a symbol of “peace, freedom, diversity and the strength of our nation”. I wish all Canadians, especially those of my riding in West Vancouver – Sunshine Coast – Sea to ...


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John Weston meets Quest University students at presentation in Squamish

February 10, 2015

(Squamish, February 10, 2015) MP Weston met with some of the best and brightest today at Quest University in Squamish to exchange ideas on the topic of Ideologies. Weston’s presentation was followed by a lively and thought-provoking Question and Answer period. The conversation continued less formally over lunch, where the students eagerly picked Weston’s brain ...


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Not Just a Day: Long-Term Action Plan for Canadian Health and Fitness Hammered out at National Summit

February 5, 2015

(Ottawa, February 5, 2015) National leaders from across the country came together in Ottawa today to hammer out a long-term Action Plan for Health and Fitness in Canada. Leaders such as the heads of ParticipACTION, Physical Health Education Canada, and the President of adidas Group Canada were among the over 50 heavy hitters in the ...


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Minister Ambrose participates in National Health and Fitness Day Roundtable

February 5, 2015

Source: Government of Canada Supporting the Government of Canada’s commitment to promote physical activity for health February 5, 2015 – Ottawa, Ontario – Public Health Agency of Canada Today, the Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, is taking part in a National Health and Fitness Day Roundtable that brings together health and physical activity leaders ...


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Come Join our 5th Annual Asian New Year Celebration on the North Shore!

February 4, 2015

MP John Weston is pleased to invite you… To our 5th Annual Lunar New Year Celebration! When:     Saturday, February 21, 2015 Where:    West Vancouver Community Centre                  2121 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, B.C. Time:   1:00-3:30 Celebration and Events, Main Atrium Please come and enjoy a wonderful afternoon and experience the best of Asian culture, language, cuisine, music ...


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Canadians say Harper is best CEO, Trudeau would be a fun vacation buddy and Mulcair would loan them $100: poll

February 4, 2015

Source: National Post Allison McNeely, National Post | February 4, 2015 | Last Updated: Feb 6 8:39 AM ET   Canadians want to go on vacation with Justin Trudeau, get financial advice from Stephen Harper and think Thomas Mulcair would be the most likely to loan them $100, according to Abacus Data. A new poll ...


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