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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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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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Canada Proclaimed National Health and Fitness Day

December 10, 2014

  (Ottawa and West Vancouver, December 10, 2014) Parliamentarians of all parties unified their voices and voted unanimously today to pass Bill S-211, an Act to establish the first Saturday in June as National Health and Fitness Day – across our country, forever. The initiative is a blank canvass for local municipalities and all citizens ...


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Thank You AGAIN for Helping Us having a Top MP Website!

December 10, 2014

(West Vancouver, December 8, 2014) Samara, a non-partisan charitable organization that works to improve political participation in Canada, released their second annual research findings during the first week of December 2014 about MP websites in the form of an infographic. MP John Weston’s website was ranked among the best of all MPs for a second ...


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Why it’s time to legislate physical activity for our kids

December 5, 2014

Source: Globe and Mail Jim Grove Published Monday, Nov. 17 2014, 1:10 PM EST   Today’s kids are not active enough. And they are becoming less active every year. Apparently this is a concern. I say “apparently” because after years of discussion and debate about how to get kids active, we are still losing the ...


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Invitation to come to Our North Shore Open House

December 5, 2014

May your family be blessed with peace and good health this Christmas season and Come share some Christmas cheer at an Open House on December 17th 1:30pm to 4:00pm at our North Shore Office, Suite 21, 285 – 17th St. Please RSVP by Monday, Dec. 15 if you plan to attend : 604 981 1790 ...


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MP Weston Supports Persons in Need of Shelter and the Dundarave Festival of Lights

December 2, 2014

Source: CBC West Vancouver’s annual Christmas tree decorating contest is shedding light this year on a growing trend of seniors in need of shelter. Along the West Vancouver waterfront, just behind the Dundarave pier, the contest has been an annual event since 1990. Started by a local restaurant, it used to be a competition for ...


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Fisheries Advocates Celebrate New Funding Supporting Our Salmon

December 2, 2014

(West Vancouver, December 1, 2014)MP John Weston (West Vancouver – Sunshine Coast – Sea to Sky Country) was in Squamish today to announce federal funding for two projects under the Recreation Fisheries Conservation Partnerships Program that he helped create in 2013. The two projects are a part of an ambitious plan from the Squamish River ...


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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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