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  • His favourite word is housing.

Liberal MP for Spadina—Fort York (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 55% of the vote.

Yesterday

Mentioned by Toronto Star Affordable housing helps ease social problems: Toronto MP You tell me what the issue is, and I'll tell you how housing helps, whether it's veterans affairs, climate change, the First Nations or Métis situation, whether it's urban issues, where it's rural issues,” Adam Vaughan said Friday. “Housing is a ...

Posted on Twitter @Flettian @joe_cressy bikes still allowed, but its a flat street design (no curbs) people live in this neighbourhood and they need sidewalks

Posted on Twitter @Flettian @joe_cressy we've done EA, re-designed entire buildings, invested millions in Grange Pk, millions in tech studies- time to build

Posted on Twitter @biketo @joe_cressy it's about creating safe space for people- Pedestrian flow is MASSIVE. It's about place making & creating destination/2

Posted on Twitter @biketo @joe_cressy more separated bike lanes in this neighbourhood than in any other in Toronto. John St is literally framed by lanes /1

Posted on Twitter @RichardJoyTO @joe_cressy to toss it all out now would be as wrong as it would be unfair. John Street Cultural corridor is city building /5

Posted on Twitter @RichardJoyTO @joe_cressy contracts for design,studies & construction as well as maintenance funding all sorted. Grange Pk also rebuilt /5

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Transit advocates worry about Metropass costs Adam Vaughan, Liberal MP for Spadina-Fort York, told Metro that the tax credit is “vastly underused” and is mostly claimed by affluent Canadians. “With the rise of TTC fares, low-income Canadians have less access to the pass,” he said, adding that one ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, I listened with interest and respect. I recognize the member opposite's focus is on one part of the debt, that being the government debt, ...

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes (against his party) on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

This week

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, one of the great things about coming to this House from municipal council is we have friends right across the country who are mayors ...

Spoke in the House on National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act Madam Speaker, we all recognize the important work that committees do on behalf of us as parliamentarians as we explore legislation that is tabled in the ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada concludes case study visit for Tackling Poverty Together project in Regent Park, Toronto, Ontario TORONTO, March 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development (Housing and Urban Affairs) and Member of Parliament for Spadina–Fort York, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on City of Toronto Refugees Mr. Speaker, Toronto has long been a sanctuary city. In 1847, the city had a population of only 20,000 people, but in that same year, across ...

Spoke in the House on National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to be able to speak to this extraordinarily important piece of legislation. Before I reference parts of the bill, I ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I thank the House for the opportunity to speak to this issue. The compensation of our men and women in the military is of ...

Spoke in the House on Poverty Madam Speaker, first of all, I would like to congratulate my colleague for the work she has done on Bill C-245. I know how important reducing ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Finance Madam Speaker, our government believes that all Canadians deserve safe and affordable housing. That is why we have invested more than $2.3 billion over the next ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca MP laughed at for his bus-driving past? Elitist attitudes persist in politics, experts say On Wednesday, Liberal MP Adam Vaughan asked that the laughter heard the day before be withdrawn, and the record corrected. He called it offensive to ... As many as half of Canada's politicians have that same pedigree, Chan said. They went to the same ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by TheBulletin.ca New infrastructure for George Brown College 23, 2017 by Adam Vaughan, Member of Parliament for Spadina-Fort York, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, and by Han Dong, Member of Provincial Parliament for Trinity-Spadina.

Mentioned by CTV News Liberal MPs admit government broke electoral reform pledge Adam Vaughan, who represents Toronto's Spadina--Fort York riding, says he understands the disappointment of those who thought the government would change how Canadians elect their members of Parliament. Asked by Evan Solomon, host of CTV's Question ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada’s Preferential Status under the United States Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act (PACA) I'd like to move and table the motion of colleague Alaina Lockhart, the MP for Fundy Royal, that the committee recommend to the House the following: ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities Thank you very much. I read through the brief and listened to your presentation. I guess I'm struck by a couple of contradictions, which appear in ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on OMNI programming changes You've made a number of comments about the business model, which we appreciate is changing, and certainly those of us who have worked in the industry ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 3, Tax-Based Expenditures, of the Spring 2015 Report of the Auditor ... This particular credit was brought in in 2009 when the housing market across North America was in extraordinary turmoil, with the mortgage crisis that hit the ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Mental Health in Canada I have one final question. You also talk about populations that the federal government has a direct responsibility for, and you didn't list immigrants. I know ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-627, An Act to amend the Railway Safety Act (safety of ... When this issue is raised in the House quite often the Minister of Transport stands up and says that the FCM supports everything the federal government ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-51, An Act to enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing ... I have a quick question for Mr. Bucci. Your country enshrines the right of citizens to bear arms, in part out of a revolutionary experience, in ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Eritrea Okay. In light of the fact there are no free elections, there's no established opposition party, and there's no independent media, and the fact you were ...