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Major Funding in Fisheries for West Vancouver and BC as a Whole

May 25, 2015

May 22, 2015 – West Vancouver BC Major funding was announced today for Fisheries in West Vancouver and BC as a whole. The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, joined by Randy Kamp, Member of Parliament for Pitt Meadows – Maple Ridge – Mission and Parliamentary Secretary for Fisheries and Oceans and John ...


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PM announces important support for Canadian tourism sector

May 22, 2015

Grosse Île, Quebec Introduction Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced support for a major new tourism campaign to attract more American visitors to destinations across Canada. The Prime Minister also announced further support for the Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site, the tourist destination where he launched the new tourism campaign. He ...


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Weston writes Counterpart Legislator in Iran to Improve Diplomatic Services for Canadian-Iranians

May 20, 2015

May 20, 2015 – Last week John Weston, Government Liaison to the Canadian-Iranian Community and Member of Parliament for West Vancouver – Sunshine Coast – Sea to Sky Country, took bold steps to improve the situation for people of Canadian-Iranian background. He wrote the Iranian Government to urge the appointment of a third government’s diplomatic ...


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Cross-Sector, Collaborative Approach to Raising Awareness on Harms of Unused Prescription Drugs

May 15, 2015

May 08, 2015 – Hollyburn Pharmacy in West Vancouver witnessed today a highly collaborative approach to addressing the harms surrounding unused Prescription Drugs: a rare cross section of key players from law enforcement, pharmacy, education, the Recovery movement, and government came together at the local pharmacy to formally announce and kick-off National Prescription Drug Drop ...


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Young Writers Acknowledged at 6th Annual MP Book Awards

May 15, 2015

West Vancouver, May 8, 2015 – Imagine a place where people gather to discuss timely yet controversial ideas; where art and culture meet at the local library; where community leaders support youthful writers; and where freedom of expression abounds. Such was West Vancouver on the occasion of the 6th annual MP book awards ceremony, a ...


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Responding to the Challenge of Abandoned and Derelict Vessels

May 15, 2015

  (May 14, 2015, Sechelt, B.C.) – MP John Weston (West Vancouver – Sunshine Coast – Sea to Sky Agency) today proposed a fresh new approach to deal with abandoned vessels on the Pacific Coast and elsewhere in Canada. His effort reflects years of consultation with stakeholders, Coastal Mayors and Councillors, and key government agencies. ...


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National Life Jacket and Swim Day on the Hill: Towards a Drown-free Canada

May 11, 2015

(Ottawa, May 11, 2015) Parliamentarians and safe-swimming organizations joined together on the Hill to mark the fourth annual National Life Jacket & Swim Day on the Hill in Ottawa. Erika Seltenreich-Hodgson, of the Pan Am Swim Team, and Camille Berube, of the Para Pan Am Swim Team, spoke at the event regarding the important role ...


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I am here to Listen – Meet your MP!

May 9, 2015

Dear Friend, Between now 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, your club, or ...


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Community Event: mini we day

May 8, 2015

                To view brochure: click here   When:          Thursday, May 14th, 2015 Time:            6:30 PM – 9:00 PM Location:     Sentinel Secondary School Gymnasium,                      1250 Chartwell Drive,                   ...


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Other Nationwide progress on the Budget

May 5, 2015

  West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country – John Weston welcomed the Harper Government’s Economic Action Plan 2015. It will support jobs and growth in West Vancouver-Sunshine Coast-Sea to Sky Country, help our families and communities prosper and ensure the security of all Canadians. “We have kept our promise to Canadians by balancing the budget ...


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