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September 17, 2021

Trudeau must fire candidate charged with sexual assault

Ottawa, ON – The Conservative Party National Campaign today released the following statement on Justin Trudeau’s candidate in Spadina—Fort York: “Last night, media reported that Justin Trudeau’s candidate in Spadina—Fort York was charged with sexual assault in 2019 – a fact that Justin Trudeau, the Liberal Party of Canada, and...

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September 13, 2021

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole shares plan to support parents

Ottawa, ON – Today, the Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, shared his plan to support parents. “The last thing I want new and expecting parents to worry about is their income or how they’re going to pay for essentials like cribs, car seats, and clothes when Justin Trudeau...

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September 12, 2021

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole announces plan to support grieving parents

Vancouver, BC – Today, the Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, announced his plan to support parents experiencing the trauma of a miscarriage, stillbirth, or loss of a child. “Every year, thousands of Canadian parents struggle with the loss of a child, but our current benefits system does not...

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September 11, 2021

Conservative Leader Erin O’Toole announces plan for the GTA

Whitby, ON – Today, the Hon. Erin O’Toole, Leader of Canada’s Conservatives, released his plan to improve the lives of Canadians in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). Nearly one in five Canadians live in the GTA, but families in these communities are increasingly worried about finding a home they can...

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Dave MacKenzie

Meet Your MP

Dave MacKenzie, a long time Woodstock resident with a history of civic engagement in Oxford County, was first elected to represent Oxford in the House of Commons on June 28, 2004.

Dave served as the Conservative Party of Canada’s Critic for the Associate Minister of Defence, in addition to his tenure on the Standing Committee of National Defence and Veterans Affairs. During his first session in the House, Dave also spoke on Oxford’s behalf in favour of greater agricultural support, democratic reform, and accountable government, and economic policy that makes sense for hard-working Canadians and their families.

Dave was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Safety in 2006 and served in this capacity until 2011. In May 2011, Dave was appointed Chair of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights and served in this position until January 2012, when he was appointed Deputy Government Whip. As of January 2018, Dave is again a member of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights.

Dave served as a distinguished member of the Woodstock City Police from 1967 to 1997. Throughout this period, he served his community as a Constable, Detective, Inspector, Deputy Chief of Police and Chief of Police. Dave retired from the police force in 1997 and was named General Manager for Roetin Industries Canada.

Dave’s community service continued through his volunteer activities, including the Woodstock General Hospital Foundation, the Woodstock Rotary Club, and the United Way of Oxford. Dave also served as the fundraising chair for the Woodstock Seniors Centre and as the initial chair for the “Building the Vision” campaign for the construction of a new hospital in Woodstock.

Dave and his wife Lynda reside in Woodstock. They have three adult children. Dave enjoys spending time with his grandchildren, cars and racing.

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