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Liberal MP for Spadina—Fort York (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter @davidakin @JamieBaillie to be fair Liberals and NDP hold 39 of 49 seats in the NS leg...not a party around that looks to hold when trailing

Posted on Twitter @InklessPW @MooreintheAM it's all they got!

Posted on Twitter @coteau we lost it???

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @nationalpost extreme, fanatical, radical, fundamentalist, & ultra right...quite diverse! it's not a big tent it's an ideological pup tent

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @natnewswatch CBC in trouble now

Posted on Twitter @CBCKatie huh didn't Scheer say he would pull federal funding from institutions that would do this? Free speech for some

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Madam Speaker, our government's commitment on two fronts is unparalleled in this parliamentary history. One is on the child benefit and the other is on support ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I have been listening to the debate with great interest. I applaud the advocacy work and the lived experiences that we have heard expressed ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Didn't vote on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Spoke in the House on Softwood Lumber Mr. Speaker, the federal government stands ready to take action on this file and support the workers in the communities that are suffering as we move ...

Spoke in the House on Public Service Labour Relations Act Madam Speaker, I listened with interest to my colleague's remarks and noted that the focus tended to be on how to simultaneously govern the RCMP as ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Child Care Mr. Speaker, I am very proud to address this issue, as does our budget 2017, but before we do that, we should thank mothers, and caregivers ...

Spoke in the House on Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Mr. Speaker, I applaud the member opposite. He has been a strong and clear voice and a fierce advocate for a better health policy to deal ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration Madam Speaker, as we celebrate 150 years of Confederation, we are also celebrating the 50th anniversary of some of the events that marked our country's centenary ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Dual investments in home care and housing maximize support for seniors: PS Vaughan Liberal MP and parliamentary secretary Adam Vaughan defended his government's decision to revert back to 65 as the eligibility age for old-age security, arguing the move is 'entirely affordable' and will help hundreds of thousands of seniors out of ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Dual investments in home care and housing maximize support for seniors: PS Vaughan Liberal MP and parliamentary secretary Adam Vaughan defended his government's decision to revert back to 65 as the eligibility age for old-age security, arguing the move is 'entirely affordable' and will help hundreds of thousands of seniors out of ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Youth homelessness prevention project receives major investment from Government of Canada TORONTO, April 25, 2017 /CNW/ - Adam Vaughan, Member of Parliament for Spadina–Fort York, today announced a $7.9 million investment to A Way Home: Working Together to End Youth Homelessness. Mr. Vaughan made the announcement on behalf of ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal Youth homelessness prevention project receives major investment from Government of Canada TORONTO, April 25, 2017 /CNW/ - Adam Vaughan, Member of Parliament for Spadina–Fort York, today announced a $7.9 million investment to A Way Home: Working Together to End Youth Homelessness. Mr. Vaughan made the announcement on behalf of ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette Investing in Cultural Spaces and Creative Entrepreneurs in Southern Ontario TORONTO, April 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Adam Vaughan, Member of Parliament (Spadina–Fort-York), today announced $5.25 million in funding from the Government of Canada in support of Artscape Daniels Launchpad in Toronto. This announcement was made ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Investing in Cultural Spaces and Creative Entrepreneurs in Southern Ontario TORONTO, April 21, 2017 /CNW/ - Adam Vaughan, Member of Parliament (Spadina–Fort-York), today announced $5.25 million in funding from the Government of Canada in support of Artscape Daniels Launchpad in Toronto. This announcement was made ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, again I come back to what is at the heart of this conversation, which is the question of whether the point of privilege about ...

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 ...