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  • His favourite word is dollars.

Liberal MP for Spadina—Fort York (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Federal Transit funding at work... Canadian jobs, better transit and reduction of GHG emissions... also working wit… https://t.co/RRdMsexjyG

Posted on Twitter @gcosteloe @gmbutts @jaketapper It seems easy for Ford to say he has a shortage when in fact he’s got a lot of inve… https://t.co/7g8fhWyzju

Posted on Twitter @Dean_Winnipeg @DavidHains Maybe the fridges are in Michigan

Posted on Twitter @thehomelesspro4 @BenRabidoux Not me.. I’m worried about helping Cdns live in homes in a safe aecure and affordable… https://t.co/95V9payzap

Posted on Twitter @mjrichardson_to @TheAgenda @spaikin Don’t like what a councillor is doing? we have elections..don’t like quasi-leg… https://t.co/mjBZTHPzPX

Posted on Twitter @bruce_arthur Let’s look at some maps: 1) hottest hotspot in Canada 2) where the province established dosing clinic… https://t.co/hck85BamiF

Two weeks ago

Voted No on Vote #79 Opposition Motion (Instructions to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics and to the Standing ...

Voted No on Vote #80 Opposition Motion (Instructions to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics and to the Standing ...

Voted Yes on Vote #81 Concurrence in Supplementary Estimates (C), 2020-21

Voted Yes on Vote #82 on Bill C-26

Voted Yes on Vote #83 on Bill C-26

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, my father, who was a political commentator, once referred to a Conservative minister of justice as the “minister of crime and punishment”, and I ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Review of the Employment Insurance Program, Main Estimates 2021-22: Vote 1 under ... There is an area where a province has exclusive jurisdiction over long-term care. That's British Columbia, with an NDP government. They haven't followed their federal party's ...

Spoke in the House on Rapid Housing Initiative Madam Speaker, a little over 20 weeks ago, our government announced the rapid housing initiative, a $1 billion investment. It did not just protect people in ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I listened to the long litany of what I assume were facts that the member presented. Although I am a journalist, every time journalists ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2020-21: Vote 1c under Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation ... Thank you. I almost felt like getting Madame Chabot to answer that question instead of the minister, to defend Quebec's system, but I'll ask a couple ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2020-21: Vote 1c under Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation ... I would suggest that we have two meetings, effectively. For the 23rd, we will find out in short order which ministers, if they are available, will ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Act Mr. Speaker, as a member of the HUMA committee, I would like to address some of the allegations that were raised. We often hear the Conservatives ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Review of the Employment Insurance Program I'm sure from the opposition's side the timetable looks compressed. I will share that as a parliamentary secretary who has had to pull legislation through a ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2020 Madam Speaker, I listened with interest to the member's speech, and I am confused by how the Conservatives can say that we need to have less ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Review of the Employment Insurance Program Could you also give us all the provinces and territories, so that we know who has the lowest, and then correlate that listing with whether there's ...

Spoke in the House on Telecommunications Mr. Speaker, it is a point of order. Because this is a virtual Parliament and because usually late shows are not governed by the same rules, ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, there is a whole lot to correct there, starting with the fact that it was a $15-million announcement, not a $12-million announcement. This was ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Madam Speaker, the opposite is in fact true. The rapid housing initiative is a remarkable $1-billion investment directly into the communities that need support to support ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Review of the Employment Insurance Program In reviewing the witness submissions within our own caucus, it's a broad topic in terms of the way that employment has changed but clearly the system ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Urban, Rural, and Northern Indigenous Housing I'm not going to speak to a specific section, but in general, I think we need to ask how big the housing need is, and in ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Rapid Housing Initiative Thank you very much. I'm appearing here in part because the minister whom I committed to try to get to this meeting unfortunately has a COVID ...

More than three months ago

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 ...