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  • His favourite word is program.

Liberal MP for York South—Weston (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 46% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #657 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted No on Vote #656 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted Yes on Vote #655 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted Yes on Vote #654 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Posted on Twitter En doublant le Programme Emplois d’été Canada, nous créons des possibilités d’emploi pour la jeunesse de York Sud-W… https://t.co/rZzMzg8ZLZ

Posted on Twitter By doubling the Canada Summer Jobs program, we are creating opportunities for youth in York South-Weston. This year… https://t.co/OWNjJgkHr0

Posted on Twitter "In the last 12 months, Wave created just shy of 100 brand-new jobs in technology, and we hired three people throug… https://t.co/lqSGx3zceB

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, if the member opposite is calling for Canada to withdraw from its international obligations with respect to refugees, she should come out and say ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Ajax. I appreciate this opportunity to have an important debate on Canada's approach to ...

Posted on Twitter Alors que les Conservateurs continuent de souffler sur les braises de la division et de la peur, notre gouvernement… https://t.co/yeAVlCZ3kX

Posted on Twitter Nous continuons de collaborer avec nos collègues de QC et de partout au pays pour nous préparer à toute fluctuation.

Posted on Twitter Notre gouvernement est déterminé à assurer la sécurité des Canadiens, tout en maintenant un système d’immigration s… https://t.co/kyjGlQPK88

Voted No on Vote #653 Opposition Motion (Illegal Border Crossings)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, what a responsible party does is it invests in border security. We have done that in budget 2018 with an investment of $173 million ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, we are fully in control over this issue. We have an intergovernmental task force on irregular migration. We had our ninth meeting last night ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, that is the party that cut refugee health care, the people who are the most vulnerable in our society, a measure that the Federal ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, our country is an open and welcoming place for people seeking protection. However, our government is committed to ensuring an orderly immigration process. We ...

Mentioned by CTV News Federal government eliminates barriers to disabled immigrants OTTAWA -- After four decades, the federal government is getting rid of rules that turned away would-be immigrants with intellectual or physical disabilities, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said Monday. The government will no longer be allowed to ...

Mentioned by The News After 40 years, federal government ending barriers to disabled immigrants OTTAWA — The federal government is eliminating a long-standing rule that turned away would-be immigrants with intellectual or physical disabilities. On Monday, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen announced the first change in 40 years to the federal ...

Mentioned by Truro Daily News After 40 years, federal government removes barriers to disabled ... OTTAWA — After four decades, the federal government is getting rid of rules that turned away would-be immigrants with intellectual or physical disabilities, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said Monday. The government will no longer be allowed to ...

Mentioned by CTV News After 40 years, federal government ending barriers to disabled ... After four decades, the federal government is getting rid of rules that turned away would-be immigrants with intellectual or physical disabilities, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said Monday.

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Trudeau Liberals to overhaul 'discriminatory' immigration law targeting people with disabilities Delivered early Monday morning in the foyer of the House of Commons, the announcement by Immigration Minister, Ahmed Hussen, comes after months of reporting by Global News that exposed major flaws with the way Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship ...

Mentioned by National Post After 40 years, federal government removes barriers to disabled ... OTTAWA — After four decades, the federal government is getting rid of rules that turned away would-be immigrants with intellectual or physical disabilities, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said Monday. The government will no longer be allowed to ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, we recognize the services that caregivers give to Canadian families. In fact, we have recognized the importance of reuniting caregivers with their own families. ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18: Votes 1c, 7c and 10c under Department of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm pleased to appear before the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration today to discuss the supplementary estimates (C). Accompanying me today ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Canada's 2018 Immigration Levels Plan Thank you. Mr. Chair, it's a pleasure to appear once again before this committee. As you know, in the coming years, immigration will play an increasingly ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I thank the hon. member for her work on this really important issue. As the member opposite knows, we are conducting a fundamental review ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Votes 1b and 5b ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you, colleagues. I'm glad to be here today to discuss my department's 2017-18 supplementary estimates (B). Joining me here today ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Federal Government Policies and Guidelines Regarding Medical Inadmissibility of Immigrants Thank you, Mr. Chair and members. It's always good to be back before the committee to share with you our perspective. It is a pleasure to ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Issue of Asylum Seekers Irregularly Entering Canada from the ... It's not yours. Okay, I thought it was. Someone told me it was your birthday. It's a pleasure to appear once again before this committee. I ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to begin by acknowledging the work of my colleague Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, on the official languages ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Updated Mandate Letter of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good afternoon, members of the committee. I'm very pleased today to appear before the standing committee for the first time. It's a ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System My final question has to do with the low threshold for someone to get coverage. In Ontario, for example, a single person must make less than ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-227 An Act to amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)