Terry Fox Run in Taiwan Successfully Revived!

November 19, 2014

  I led a Canadian delegation which met last weekend twice Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-Jeou.  He spoke privately and publicly in an eloquent way about the achievements and life of Terry Fox.  To put this in perspective, imagine what it would take for a country leader, such as our Prime Minister Harper, to speak in ...

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President Ma welcomes MP Weston and the Revival

November 17, 2014

Original Source: Vancouver Sun Terry Fox is a household name in Canada. But I was shocked when, attending a U.S. university in my youth, I brought up Fox’s name and drew silence and blank stares from a group of highly educated post-graduates. Luckily, that has since changed (thanks in no small part to the ESPN ...

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West Vancouver Streamkeepers Society is celebrating Chinook salmon making new home in West Vancouver creeks

November 13, 2014

Source: North Shore News The West Vancouver Streamkeepers Society is celebrating after chinook salmon have begun spawning in two creeks they’ve never been known to visit before. Volunteers recently spotted dozens of chinooks in Hadden Creek and Brothers Creek, both of which join the Capilano River. “We have pretty good records over the years about ...

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MP Weston participated in the Squamish Remembrance Day Ceremony

November 12, 2014

Remarks for Squamish Remembrance Day, Nov 11, 2014 Honoured Veterans, men and women in service, and friends, Thank you, Ken Ward and the Squamish, DIAMOND HEAD BRANCH 277  of the Canadian Legion, for hosting today’s service of Remembrance, and for inviting me to participate.   Earlier this week, Ken joined me and Veterans Affairs Minister ...

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Remembering and Honouring a Squamish Veteran

November 12, 2014

This is the speech of MP Weston during a commemorative ceremony for the late Bill Dublack and his participation in WWII. Good afternoon: Honoured Veterans of the Second World War, Distingués vétérans de la Seconde Guerre mondiale, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen, Mesdames et Messieurs, bonjour. Friends… As we have just witnessed, this is an ...

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Minister of Health Rona Ambrose supportive of our Substance Abuse Strategy

November 9, 2014

The Minister of Health Rona Ambrose expresses her support for our Substance Abuse Strategy developed on Bowen Island in our riding. View the Minister’s letter to MP John Weston (pdf format) – Click here    

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Watch this exclusive interview with Parvaz TV

November 7, 2014

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Remembrance Day Ceremonies in Squamish

November 5, 2014

Join John for Remembrance Day Ceremonies in Squamish. Main public ceremonies begin at the Brennan Park Leisure Centre. Following the ceremonies is the laying of the wreath at the Cenotaph. Remembrance Day Ceremonies: Location:    Brennan Park Leisure Centre Time:          10:40 am, November 11, 2014 Location:    Squamish Cenotaph Time:   ...

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Parks Association Newsletter highlights our NHFD Initiative

November 2, 2014

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PM announces tax cuts, increased benefits for families

October 31, 2014

Vaughan, Ontario 30 October 2014 Prime Minister Stephen Harper today announced new measures to help make life more affordable for Canadian families. He was joined by Joe Oliver, Minister of Finance, Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development), and Stella Ambler, Member of Parliament for Mississauga South. The proposed ...

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