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  • His favourite word is poverty.

Liberal MP for Spadina—Fort York (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 56% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Someone should tell the CBC when the Conservatives finish counting the leadership ballots... either that or have so… https://t.co/J7yVv4lvmd

Posted on Twitter Yesterday's #ThroneSpeech was brilliant for those fighting to re-establish federal leadership on housing & ending h… https://t.co/jDRuabPQMG

Posted on Twitter @_hudahassan The redesigned neighbourhood expands the Community Ctr, adds 2.6 acres of new parks, adds streets and… https://t.co/NV2LNDCYsW

Posted on Twitter @_hudahassan The old neighbourhood had SEVEN!!! Surface parking lots. This waste of space is being converted into n… https://t.co/Q4pPwX58Lo

Posted on Twitter @_hudahassan The land workers are standing on is essentially a parking lot. A few homes around the perimeter are be… https://t.co/GNdxjkJRBv

Posted on Twitter @_hudahassan As families grow & do better, as grandchildren are added, the neighbourhood must grow too. Zero Displa… https://t.co/VFPCSdORnk

A month ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Exactly, and in terms of new rent supplement programs, for example, the Canada housing benefit, which aims to subsidize rents for the very individuals you talked ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Government spending, WE Charity and the Canada Student Service Grant You give the poppy fund from the Royal Canadian Legion zero, and you raise extraordinary concerns about transparency, extraordinary concerns about impact. Would you suggest that ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Committee Business Thank you. I appreciate the opportunity to join this committee today to further explore the role of this committee in relation to what's in front of ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic To Mr. Falconer, on the change that is being scoped out here, differently, by the two of you as witnesses, has it been costed in terms ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, most of the organizations in my riding that have received the funding are non-profits, and there is a fairly extensive reporting procedure to send ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thanks very much. To Mr. de Chastelain, just to be clear about this, you're aware that international students can qualify for CERB if they have, for ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you very much. I have a couple of questions for Mr. Richter. There has been discussion about not imposing standards on provinces when federal and ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic I too had a question for Ms. Yalnizyan. Largely, I want to clear up the record about the notion that no federal funding for child care ...

Didn't vote on Vote #24 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Didn't vote on Vote #25 Motion for closure

Didn't vote on Vote #26 Government Business No. 7 (Business of the House and its committees)

Didn't vote on Vote #23 First report of the Special Committee on Canada-China Relations (amendment)

Didn't vote on Vote #21 Government Business No. 3 (COVID-19) (amendment)

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, we all agree. I am very proud to have helped move the motions at committee to start the process of driving forward an urban, ...

Spoke in the House on Poverty Madam Speaker, I am very proud to announce that since 2015, our government has lifted more than a million Canadians out of poverty with investments we ...

Spoke in the House on Murray Drudge Mr. Speaker, every morning thousands of kids across Canada jump into swimming pools with dreams of Olympic glory. The drive to make a personal best, to ...

Spoke in the House on Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act Mr. Speaker, I will address the comments made by the member opposite that seemed to focus more on a piece of legislation that is not in ...

Spoke in the House on Airbnb in Spadina—Fort York Mr. Speaker, the riding that I represent is geographically small enough that when shootings happen, the sirens are literally heard in every corner of Spadina—Fort York. ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I apologize for whatever I did during question period to anger the opposite side.

Spoke in the House on Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, I listened with interest to my colleague talk about his concerns with the Prime Minister after the President of the United States clearly said ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I am happy to show the member the money, but I would need her to explain why the provincial government in Alberta just cut ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Nova Bus next generation hybrid electric buses to be delivered in Toronto This announcement was made today by the TTC, the City of Toronto and the Government of Canada, in the presence of Adam Vaughan, Member of Parliament for Spadina-Fort York, and Toronto Mayor John Tory. This delivery is part of a larger order of 325 ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Governments of Canada and Northwest Territories Sign 10-Year Housing Agreement Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, and the Honourable Alfred Moses, Minister Responsible for the Northwest Territories Housing Corporation (NWTHC), along with Michael McLeod, Member ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Why Jennifer Keesmaat's mayoral campaign never took flight The ad hoc group assembled around her, according to two people who were there, were comprised of a collection of NDPers, including Councillor Joe Cressy, a smattering of Liberals, including MP Adam Vaughan, now re-elected councillor Shelley Carroll ...

Mentioned by Royal Dutch Shell plc .com Royal Dutch Shell News 10 October 2018 Adam Vaughan: Tue 9 Oct 2018: The boss of Shell has said a huge tree-planting project the size of the Amazon rainforest would be needed to meet a tougher global warming target, as he argued more renewable energy alone would not be enough.

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca MP says only Liberals can protect cities from Conservative 'belligerence' and 'contempt' On the sidelines of the Liberal caucus retreat in Saskatoon Thursday, Spadina—Fort York MP Adam Vaughan told iPolitics that any skepticism about his party's 2019 election strategy of running against former prime minister Stephen Harper should be put ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca As Liberals contemplate handgun ban, an urban-rural caucus divide emerges And while Liberals who will face a rural electorate in 2019 might be skittish about an outright ban, Toronto MP Adam Vaughan said the government must act now to protect public safety. He supports a hand gun prohibition — at least in some areas. "Look ...