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  • His favourite word is trade.

Liberal MP for Willowdale (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 53% 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 ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter It was great to see @ahmadrtabrizi, founder of @Parya_Trillium at last night’s Parya Gala. Parya plays a crucial ro… https://t.co/eHdj6PezAa

This week

Posted on Twitter On December 6th we #Rememberthe14 who were killed at L’École Polytechnique de Montréal. This day serves as a remind… https://t.co/8kFcGPCyIZ

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I think this is a very good amendment in the sense that this will permit non-relocating parents the option of responding. It ...

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

Posted on Twitter Come and join me for the 2018 Annual #Willowdale Holiday Party December 19th at @UnionSocial (4899 Yonge Street). Y… https://t.co/qGXBir5Rpz

Posted on Twitter It was great to join colleagues for the candle lighting at Mel Lastman Square this evening. https://t.co/vD9XRWqOs0

Posted on Twitter I want to wish Chag Chanukah Sameach to the Jewish community here in #Willowdale and across Canada. May this festiv… https://t.co/sJi916jeET

Posted on Twitter Was a great pleasure to attend the Korean Canadian Cultural Association’s Gala last night to celebrate the communit… https://t.co/M6ZmGXEN8F

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 Thank you, Mr. Chair. To the witnesses, allow me to thank you. It's been very helpful to listen to you. I'll start off with you, Professor ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Madam Speaker, I am honoured to rise in the House today to discuss Bill C-86, a second act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much to all our witnesses. I'm very grateful that you appeared before us. It's been very helpful listening to ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Allow me to first thank each one of you for your very helpful testimony. The first question I have is very general. ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, it is my honour to address the House today in discussion of Bill C-75. As members are aware, Bill C-75 represents our government's commitment ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 First of all, I also have a question for SALCO. I know that Arif is very proud of it, and rightfully so, but I also take ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 It's great to have you back. Thank you so much for this incredible bill. As you rightly noted, this is the first substantial update of the ...

Spoke in the House on Filipino Canadians Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise in the House today in support of Motion M-155, a private member's motion recognizing Filipino heritage month brought ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Migration Challenges and Opportunities for Canada in the 21st Century I'm a temporary resident, as my colleague said, on this committee. The issue that I want to ask you about, both Professor Purkey and Professor Liew, ...

Spoke in the House on Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, again, I am honoured to rise in the House today to discuss Bill C-79, an act to implement the comprehensive and progressive agreement for ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, I will first thank the hon. member for Surrey Centre for focusing on the question of violence and how this bill would allow us ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-75 First of all, I'd like to thank the two witnesses who couldn't be here in person but are joining us from B.C. I guess this is ...

Spoke in the House on City of Toronto Municipal Election Mr. Speaker, we on this side of the House will always stand in defence of the charter and the rule of law. Peace, order and good ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by NOW Magazine Annual Willowdale Family BBQ Hosted by Ali Ehsassi, Member of Parliament for Willowdale, this fun-filled family event includes food, entertainment and activities. Noon-2 pm. Free. Info. Location Hendon Park 50 Hendon, Toronto, Ontario M2M 1A2 View Map. Tags All Ages, Free, ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Conservatives and New Democrats claim there's 'not a riding in Ontario that's beyond' their reach federally in 2019 Conservative MP Peter Kent, and NDP strategist Brad Lavigne say that they will target the ridings in the 2019 federal election that the PCs and NDP stole from the Liberals provincially in the June 7 election. But, Liberal MPa Ali Ehsassi and Jean Yip ...

Mentioned by NOW Magazine Beyond Crisis Join Willowdale MP Ali Ehsassi for a screening of the climate change documentary followed by Q&A with the film's producer/director Kai Reimer-Watts. 6:30 pm. Free. www.beyondcrisisfilm.com/screenings.html ...

Mentioned by Hill Times New speechwriter in the PMO, Minister Hajdu has a new press secretary ... speechwriter, Astrid Krizus. Until recently, Ms. Krizus was working as a legislative assistant to Liberal MP Ali Ehsassi, who represents Willowdale, Ont., on the Hill. Her twin sister, Meghan Krizus, continues to work as a constituency assistant to ...

Spoke in the House on HMCS Halifax Mr. Speaker, last week, I had the privilege and honour of joining the crew of the HMCS Halifax as part of the Royal Canadian Navy's Canadian ...

Spoke in the House on Elections Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Toronto—Danforth. I am honoured to rise in the House today to join other colleagues ...

Mentioned by National Post Full Comment: We are shaken and grieving, but I know we are not broken By Ali Ehsassi, MP. Yonge Street, the heartbeat of Toronto, stopped this week as violence tore through North York. As the member of Parliament for Willowdale, I was overcome by shock that this could happen in my riding. As a member of the community, I ...

Mentioned by Hill Times MPs defend taking trips paid by lobbyists, foreign governments, but some say the practice needs review The House hasn't reviewed the rules governing sponsored travel “in some time,” said Liberal MP Ali Ehsassi. Whether there should be a limit on the value of travel accepted and whether lobbyists should be allowed to pay for MP trips are “appropriate ...