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  • His favourite word is opposite.

Liberal MP for Spadina—Fort York (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter @davidakin another one later today in Windsor... Housing, Housing, Housing!

Posted on Twitter @peter102746 @davidakin National Housing Strategy is building real housing for real people day after day creating affordable homes & jobs

Posted on Twitter @tizianadimatteo So we are doing what we can, and we are respectful of the role local govt plays in delivering critical services to Cdns/6

Posted on Twitter @tizianadimatteo there is also funding to schools and cities as part of the Price on Pollution. Funds are being directed to local partners/4

Posted on Twitter @tizianadimatteo we are looking at every option and working with AMO and FCM to make sure funds flow. ie Enviro-Retrofit funds for muni's/4

Posted on Twitter @tizianadimatteo QP has our funding but are sitting on projects. Esp true in rural ridings. On Housing we have programmes that fund cities/3

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Youth Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member opposite for this very good idea. It is one that we are exploring through appointments to various ...

Didn't vote on Vote #1296 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Didn't vote on Vote #1295 on Bill C-92 Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families

Voted Yes on Vote #1294 on Bill C-93 Provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, five years ago this week I made the decision to run for a seat in the House of Commons. At the time, I was ...

Voted No on Vote #1293 on Bill S-215 Amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women)

Voted No on Vote #1292 on Bill C-278 Amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations)

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to rise today to speak in support of the bill, but first I would like to share my recollections about visits ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, regarding part (a), the Government of Canada does not set the EI premium rate. The EI premium rate is set by the Canada Employment ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on M-194, Precarious Employment in Canada I want to explore that with this notion of dropping labour standards while we invest more into precarious work. One of the things we saw during ...

Spoke in the House on Child Care Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot for her contribution. She raises the most important issues in this country on a regular ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Digital Government Services Would that account for the 40 lobbyists you have registered? They're not actually lobbyists paid to lobby, but they're in fact functionaries who work for your ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on M-194, Precarious Employment in Canada I have a couple of questions for Mr. Fong. On page 7 of the report, I note that with regard to part-time employment by sector, the ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I listened to the member opposite's statement just now and as well listened to his questions in question period. I just want to clear ...

Spoke in the House on Child Care Mr. Speaker, the funniest thing about the NDP members is that when we put something in the budget, they complain that it is long-term, and when ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, we are very proud of the work we have done on EI reform in this government, which includes addressing the issue of seasonal workers ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on M-190, Labour Shortages of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area and Subject ... Thanks. I'd note that “tradesmen” is “tradespersons”, I guess. It's more appropriate, because this is certainly one of the untapped sources of labour with the new ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on M-190, Labour Shortages of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area I appreciate that part of the reality is that the regional dynamic of the GTA—the housing costs, the transportation costs—is an impediment to the fly-in labour ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Digital Government Services In terms of the Auditor General's report, the Auditor General's report that the member opposite is embracing, the Auditor General's report also suggests that this entire ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on M-190, Labour Shortages of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area It's the same in Alberta. Legions of construction workers leave Atlantic Canada to work in Alberta. It means that Atlantic Canada has a problem holding on ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on M-192, Episodic Disabilities My role here, as parliamentary secretary for the minister who has carriage of EI in particular and of some of the other benefits, is a little ...

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 ...