October 23, 2021

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Conservative MP, Senator is abroad

Conservative MP, Senator is abroad

Two other federal lawmakers, this time from the Conservatives, are abroad on vacation, we learned on Monday.

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Ontario MP David Sweet and Senate opposition leader Dan Platt have failed to comply with a public health recommendation to avoid unnecessary travel.

The first went to the United States to look for a second home where he was there, and the second went to Mexico for an unspecified reason.

Sweet told his whip’s office that he needed to make the necessary travel for the “property issue,” the office of Conservative leader Erin O’Toole said Monday afternoon.

“However, the MP decided to stay in the United States for a pleasure trip without informing the Sweet Whip,” Mr O’Toole called on all his Caucus members to “refrain from going abroad.”

Elected Ontario therefore resigned from his role as Chairman of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (ETHI).

It was reported on Monday that Manitoba Senator Dan Platt would visit Mexico on December 28.

“As soon as he arrived, he reflected his decision on the trip and immediately took steps to allow him to return home on December 31,” said a spokesman for the Conservative leader of the upper chamber.

MM cases. Sweet and Plate joined Alberta Conservative MP Ron Libert‌, who went to the United States to resolve the issue at his second home.

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Keep in mind that the two elected Liberals and the New Democrat have also been abroad recently.

Liberal MP for Pierfunds – Dollard, Samir Zuberi, resigned from the three parliamentary committees he sat on, while his colleague from Brampton West Kamal Khera resigned as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development. .

The two did not inform their whip before leaving for America to see family members.

New Democrat MP Niki Ashton flew to Greece for family reasons without informing his party officials. So she had to give up her role as a spokesperson on many issues.

Liberal Chief Whip Mark Hollande said three other MPs from Justin Trudeau’s party went abroad last summer to “take care of necessary family responsibilities.”