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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 Its a minority Parliament... the agenda of the House of Commons is set by votes of all MPs. To prentend otherwiseer… https://t.co/8FzxbnMNM4

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter This is why disaggregated data is so critical. Not just for health, poverty, impacts on women and its also how syst… https://t.co/kCYQo9lncX

Posted on Twitter The situation facing cities is critical. Costs have increased under COVID, the substantial & sudden pull on tax & u… https://t.co/EHT5qjP390

Posted on Twitter I wonder if the idiot who sold it to him does... at some point it will be traced back to a “responsible” gun owner.… https://t.co/iWorUvMPn5

Posted on Twitter From @sandela : “Let’s not be constrained by an inability to imagine a system beyond the one that currently exists.… https://t.co/QuIR7EfH5V

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Resign...now https://t.co/QjnUDNOWbt

A week ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic It's not normal for us to hear industry come forward and talk about the need for good strong regulation, as well as investments in social programs, ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic In terms of the proposal to allow people to withdraw RRSPs, if they can pay them back in a couple of years, is that not also ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, I have just a couple of quick questions. Mr. Adair, you talked about supportive housing. There's been a lot of focus on long-term care ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic I just want to read two comments to you and get your response to them. One is from a former leader of the Conservative Party who ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Sure. Just to confirm, the support for the Toronto shelter system, combined with our annual allotment of $157 million and the top-up from our department, the ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Just on that note, the House of Commons, as a point of information and I guess a point of order, asked us to respond as quickly ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic In the first round, we're supposed to try to figure out how to make the time for questions move equally among all committee members, as this ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic In the design of Reaching Home, first of all, we don't fund ridings, we fund districts, so when we do outreach programs in Vancouver, between Vancouver ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

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 ...