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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.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #977 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Voted Yes on Vote #976 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Posted on Twitter @phillmv @metromorning @theJagmeetSingh your questions are better addressed to the City of Toronto. Our agreements empower & trust cities

Posted on Twitter @Fix_Our_Schools there some areas where clear constitutional responsibilities exist.

Posted on Twitter @phillmv @metromorning @theJagmeetSingh Nor does it include the urban Indigenous targets. Or new investments aff rental housing in Budget18

Posted on Twitter @zahraeb @progresstoronto Yes... The test of this council’s vision will be how it reaches out to all of Toronto to… https://t.co/5YeigxZiec

Posted on Twitter @phillmv @metromorning @theJagmeetSingh this doesn't include 300,000 who will receive the Canada Housing Benefit. Nor 300,000 repaired units

Posted on Twitter @phillmv @metromorning @theJagmeetSingh The goal is to add on average 10,000 per year although efforts will intensify as the programme grows

This week

Spoke in the House on Expungement of Certain Cannabis-related Convictions Act Madam Speaker, I agree with virtually every point the member opposite has made, in particular, the impact on racialized youth and on the black and indigenous ...

Spoke in the House on Federal Sustainable Development Act I've endured enough boredom.

Voted No on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Voted Yes on Vote #973 18th Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Poverty Reduction Act Mr. Speaker, I am so very pleased to rise in the House today to introduce this important bill. In August, the minister and I were honoured ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), in support of the indigenous early learning and child care, ELCC, framework, the Government of Canada is committing up to ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, the new member is a good, young speaker in the House. I used to joke that his parents perhaps read too much Ayn Rand ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, as the Prime Minister has said and others have repeated, it is hard to hear stories about Canadians suffering. I am aware of the ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, it is a great honour to stand today to support the initiatives of our government that are expressed through the bill as we implement ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member opposite for bringing that human story not just to Parliament but to all of Canada through Parliament. ...

Three weeks 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 ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-81 I can give you an example as it relates to the building code. At one point the highest and best standard for elevators was to have ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Supporting Families After the Loss of a Child Thank you. I, too, thank you for the bravery, the courage and the compassion you are showing, sharing your stories and helping others. It's one of ...

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 ...

Two months ago

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.

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Impact of Irregular Crossing of Canada's Southern Border Thanks very much, and thanks for the opportunity to talk about situations confronting a lot of municipalities and provinces across the country as we deal with ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Experiential Learning and Pathways to Employment for Canadian Youth Accessibility to the parliamentary process is one of the most fundamental rights of a citizen of this country, and there is no group that is more ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on 2017 Centennial Flame Research Award and Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life ... I too would like to get back to Mr. Shiner for a couple of quick questions, and the others could comment. Many of the areas you ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Advancing Inclusion and Quality of Life for Canadian Seniors Thank you, and thank you for the work you do. It's incredibly important. Marika, I have a couple of questions. In terms of how we proceed ...

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: ...