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When are You Going to Host Your Coffee Gathering?

January 26, 2015

This article is excerpted from the Coast Reporter’s Opinion Section titled “Letters” Coast Reporter January 22, 2015 09:44 AM Editor: I would like to encourage people to take MP John Weston up on his offer to “meet with you … in your home, your neighbourhood, your club or favourite coffee shop, for a lively discussion ...


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West Vancouver – Sunshine Coast – Sea to Sky Country: a Leader in Tourism

January 21, 2015

Barrett Fisher, President and CEO of Tourism Whistler, and Stuart McLaughlin, President of Grouse Mountain Resorts, made our riding proud by presenting to Members of Parliament on Whistler and Grouse Mountain Tourism at the BC Caucus Stakeholders meeting in Vancouver today (Jan 21, 2014).


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Sixth Annual Roundtable Discussion for Mayors, Councillors and Regional Directors in the West Vancouver – Sunshine Coast – Sea to Sky Riding

January 21, 2015

Member of Parliament John Weston met with counterparts from ten local governments in our riding to hammer out local priorities on January 20th in West Vancouver, including brainstorming on investments; infrastructure; and referring to each community’s involvement in National Health and Fitness Day in the wake of the Bill passing just before Christmas. This is ...


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Leaders Gather to Clean up Abandoned Vessels

January 16, 2015

(West Vancouver, January 16, 2015) Mayors, District and other community leaders across West Vancouver, Sunshine Coast, and the Sea to Sky Corridor gathered to discuss abandoned and derelict vessels in response to a meeting organized by MP John Weston (West Vancouver – Sunshine Coast – Sea to Sky Country) at the Lawson Creek Studio in ...


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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on shooting at offices of French news magazine in Paris

January 12, 2015

Ottawa, Ontario ‑ 7 January 2015 Prime Minister Stephen Harper today issued the following statement on the shooting that occurred in Paris, France: “I am angered and saddened to hear of the terrorist attack today in the offices of the Parisian news magazine “Charlie Hebdo,” which has killed at least 12 individuals, including two police ...


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New Year’s Message from MP John Weston

December 26, 2014

I welcome you to usher in 2015 with a renewed sense of vigour matched by a heightened sense of gratitude for our community and the great country in which we live. A combination of those things – vigour and gratitude- launched me in the run-up to 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Maybe you shared with ...


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Holiday Message from John Weston

December 16, 2014

Merry Christmas! This time of year we celebrate blessings with family and friends. It’s also a time to remember those less fortunate and those who serve and protect us, especially Canadians in uniform at home and abroad. This year, our riding has a gift for the rest of Canada. An initiative launched right here in ...


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S-211 Proclaimed: the Prime Minister Shows his Support

December 15, 2014

Courtesy: Jill Thompson, Office of the Prime Minister   Watch the Video! 24 SEVEN – A Week in the Life of the Prime Minister  


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A Tale of Two Votes: Op-ed on recent Health, Fitness, and Cycling-related votes in the House of Commons

December 15, 2014

The binary voting system “support/oppose”, though essential to our Parliament, often obscures the true nature of debate in our democratic institutions. For instance, I voted against Bill C-603 last Wednesday in the House of Commons, a measure that would have required new or imported large trucks to have sideguards. Did that mean I opposed the ...


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National Health & Fitness Day 2015 Section – June 6th, 2015!

December 12, 2014

National Health & Fitness Day is now law! After six years of working with local community groups and national health promotion organizations to review ways of improving health and fitness in Canada, we now have a National Day set aside to encourage all Canadians towards a lifestyle of healthy activity! The Act, set in motion by the collaboration of MP ...


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