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Conservatives React to Reports of Spike in Mexican Criminals into Canada

July 6, 2017

OTTAWA – Today, the Hon. Michelle Rempel, Official Opposition Critic for Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and the Hon. Tony Clement, Official Opposition Critic for Public Safety, issued the following statement after new reports revealed that the number of serious criminals entering Canada has increased as a result of the Liberal government’s decision to waive the ...


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$10 Million Payout to Khadr Should go to Victim`s Family, says Clement

July 4, 2017

OTTAWA – Parry Sound-Muskoka Member of Parliament and Conservative Public Safety critic, Tony Clement, issued the following statement today after it was learned that the Trudeau government is poised to offer an apology and a $10-million compensation package to Omar Khadr. Clement issued the following statement: “Omar Khadr admitted that he killed a U.S. Army ...


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Liberals Head into Summer with Record of High Taxes and Broken Promises

June 21, 2017

OTTAWA – As the House of Commons rises for the summer, Parry Sound-Muskoka MP and Conservative Public Safety critic, Tony Clement, said the Liberal government at mid-mandate has left a trail of reckless spending, broken promises, and ethical breaches that have no end in sight. “The government leaves for the summer with a dismal record ...


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Liberal Law Weakens Security Agencies in Fight Against Terrorism

June 20, 2017

OTTAWA – Parry Sound-Muskoka MP and Conservative Public Safety critic, Tony Clement, said today that the Liberal overhaul of anti-terrorism laws is weakening Canada’s national security agencies and their ability to keep Canadians safe. “Today’s legislation makes it clear that the Liberals do not take public safety seriously. In the days after horrific terror attacks ...


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Clement Votes Against Liberal Pot Law, Citing Too Many Gaps in Bill

June 8, 2017

Clement Votes Against Liberal Pot Law, Citing Too Many Gaps in Bill June 8, 2017 OTTAWA – Parry Sound-Muskoka MP, Tony Clement, voted against the Liberals` marijuana law today at second reading, saying there are many outstanding questions, most importantly how youth will be protected and drug-impaired driving adequately addressed. “How the Liberals will manage ...


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Conservatives Stand Ready to Challenge Liberals on New Gun Legislation, says Clement

June 7, 2017

OTTAWA – Parry Sound Muskoka MP and Conservative Public Safety critic, Tony Clement, said law-abiding gun owners need to be alerted after the Liberal government announced today that it will introduce “An Act to amend the Ending the Long-gun Registry Act”. “The government has given notice it will introduce this Bill, but we have been ...


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Liberals` Shoulder-Shrugging on Homolka Unacceptable, says Clement

May 31, 2017

OTTAWA – Conservative Public Safety critic and Member of Parliament for Parry Sound-Muskoka, Tony Clement, said it is appalling that the Liberal government is unconcerned about infamous killer Karla Homolka volunteering at her children`s Montreal school. In the House of Commons today, the Liberal Public Safety Minister explained that the system “makes sense,” and that ...


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Clement Congratulates Andrew Scheer on Leadership Victory

May 28, 2017

PARRY SOUND-MUSKOKA – Tony Clement, Member of Parliament for Parry Sound-Muskoka, congratulated Andrew Scheer on his victory as new Conservative Leader last night in Toronto, and looks forward to working with him in a re-energized caucus. “The most important thing for the Conservative family right now is to remain unified. Under Andrew’s leadership, I am ...


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Murderers of Coptic Christians Must Be Held Accountable

May 26, 2017

OTTAWA – Conservative Public Safety Critic and Member of Parliament for Parry Sound-Muskoka, Tony Clement, issued the following statement regarding an attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt, where 26 people are reported to have been killed “The brutal murder of more than two dozen Coptic Christians travelling to a monastery is appalling.” “This attack hits ...


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Statement on Barbaric Manchester Terrorist Attack

May 23, 2017

OTTAWA – Conservative Public Safety Critic and Member of Parliament for Parry Sound-Muskoka, Tony Clement, issued the following statement on last night’s horrific terror attack at a concert in Manchester, U.K.: “Our hearts go out to the families of the victims of this barbaric attack. The depravity and cowardice of targeting a venue predominantly full ...


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