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Liberal MP for Willowdale (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 49% of the vote.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Today, we also reflect on the men and women who currently serve our country in uniform. Lest we forget.

Posted on Twitter Along with the 75th anniversary of the Italian Campaign, 2019 marks the 75 th anniversaries of D-DAY and the Battle… https://t.co/yb0yELPp73

Posted on Twitter The contemporary Canadian Armed Forces reflect the courage and valour of those who have served to preserve our righ… https://t.co/hY2SvbqOH9

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Thank you to everyone who voted for me. I will continue to work hard for Willowdale https://t.co/tfHEoZtcaC

A month ago

Posted on Twitter A ringing endorsement from a great President. https://t.co/cP6WzneGQc

Posted on Twitter Team Ehsassi is pumped for the @JustinTrudeau rally!! #ChooseForward #FourMoreYears https://t.co/TjFcEZXWvs

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Nomination of the Honourable Nicholas Kasirer to the Supreme Court of Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair, and Minister Lametti and Madam Campbell for once again making yourselves available and explaining the intricate process involved in selecting Supreme Court ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Voted No on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Voted Yes on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

Spoke at the Justice committee on Online Hate and Bill C-266 I certainly support the motion, but I have to say this is really disturbing. The member who has introduced this motion, out of respect for all ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Criminalization of Non-Disclosure of HIV Status and Online Hate Thank you, Mr. Chair. Ms. Shepherd, on March 22 you were published in Maclean's. A quote is attributed to you. I suspect you had said, “Appearing ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Online Hate You say that you are attempting to have healthy conversations and that you're attempting to do so in a transparent fashion, but you say in one ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Online Hate Thank you very much. Now, if I could go to you, Superintendent Taplin, in your testimony you provided some very disturbing information, I would say. You ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, gun violence in Canada is on the rise. While crime rates in general have dropped during the past several decades, gun violence has increased. ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Online Hate Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll start with you, Ms. Konanur. Thank you so much for the amazing work that SALCO does in my riding of Willowdale. ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Online Hate Just to let you know, in my riding of Willowdale, we experienced the van attack. As I'm sure you're well aware, the suspect in that case ...

Spoke in the House on (topic unknown) Mr. Chair, I will be providing 10 minutes of remarks followed by some questions for the minister. I am pleased to have this opportunity to speak ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Online Hate Thank you, Mr. Chair. To all the witnesses, thank you for your testimony. My first question is for Mr. Rosenblood and Mr. Oliver. Having heard your ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, the Toronto Community Housing Corporation is the largest social housing provider in Canada and the second-largest in North America. Last week, the Prime Minister ...

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, I rise today to call the attention of the House to the plight of renowned Iranian civil rights lawyer Ms. Nasrin Sotoudeh. Human rights ...

Spoke in the House on Eric Hoaken Mr. Speaker, on Sunday, February 3, the legal community lost one of its most respected and celebrated lawyers, Eric Russell Hoaken. Eric's greatest love was undoubtedly ...

Spoke in the House on Lunar New Year Mr. Speaker, today marks the beginning of the lunar new year for members of the Canadian Chinese community and Seollal for the Korean Canadian community. We ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, as you are aware, the federal government funds Waterfront Toronto. Therefore, I would like to pose a question to the Minister of Infrastructure and ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, there is no resource more precious to the residents of Toronto than Lake Ontario, yet last week the Government of Ontario unexpectedly fired the ...

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 ...

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 ...