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  • His favourite word is investment.

Liberal MP for Willowdale (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Since 2015, Government of Canada investments have helped more than 175,000 rural homes in Canada gain access to hig… https://t.co/LNMkeJUCp6

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter We will invest $347 million over the next 5 years to improve access to early learning and child care in NL, with th… https://t.co/tW4OYBtJYw

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Since the beginning of the pandemic, Aria Pharmacy has been serving the community of Willowdale. Through the CSJ fu… https://t.co/1Vkwlnaxrv

This week

Posted on Twitter The PM announced that Canada has received more than 66 million vaccine doses – enough to fully vaccinate every elig… https://t.co/fDSxpHUmch

Posted on Twitter 68 years ago today, the Korean War came to an end. To Canadian and South Korean Veterans of the Korean War and to t… https://t.co/IJnjwv0lxp

Posted on Twitter Today, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Ms. Mary Simon was installed as Canada’s first Indigenous Governor Gener… https://t.co/jojhuPnc9L

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. For the last sitting of this session, it is most fitting for this Parliament to adopt a ...

Didn't vote on Vote #182 on Bill C-269 Amend the Fisheries Act (prohibition — deposit of raw sewage)

Voted Yes on Vote #183 Fifth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Voted No on Vote #184 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted Yes on Vote #185 on Bill C-30 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-272 and Order in Council Appointment of Monique Gomel to the ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to Mr. May. You have done a magnificent job on this bill. I know you care deeply about changing the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Two months ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Accessibility and Affordability of Telecommunications Services and Bill C-253 Thank you, Madam Chair. What I heard from Mr. Schaan was very helpful. I have no doubt that the intention behind this amendment is a good ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Government’s Response to the Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 Tragedy Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Mr. Esmaeilion, Mr. Alavi and Mr. Doustshenas. I can't possibly ever imagine how difficult it has been over the past ...

Spoke in the House on Telecommunications Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for Kitchener South—Hespeler for his continued advocacy. I can assure this chamber that our government has been relentless in promoting ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Accessibility and Affordability of Telecommunications Services and Bill C-253 Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to each of the witnesses. I found your testimony to be very helpful. I will start off with Mr. Zigler. ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Accessibility and Affordability of Telecommunications Services and Bill C-253 Okay, then I will open it up to any of the witnesses. One of the issues that we have heard about is obviously pension deficits and ...

Spoke in the House on Statistics Canada Madam Speaker, we understand that the census is incredibly important. Canadians have come to appreciate how important it is as well. It is important for my ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Economic Recovery from COVID-19 Thank you, Madam Chair, and to all of the witnesses. I have to share with you that I've never seen such unbridled enthusiasm amongst my colleagues. ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Accessibility and Affordability of Telecommunications Services and Bill C-253 I'm sorry, Madam Chair. I thought you wouldn't catch me. This has been a very confusing meeting. It's important to highlight one reality. When we voted ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Statistics Canada Madam Speaker, we understand full well how incredibly important it is to make informed decisions. We have made every effort to ensure that Canadians are aware ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Economic Recovery from COVID-19 Thank you, Madam Chair; and thank you to all of the witnesses for appearing before committee today. Mr. Mills, I wonder if I could pick up ...

Spoke in the House on Automotive Industry Mr. Speaker, as the member knows full well, we have partnered with various unions since the first day we were elected. We have had numerous consultations. ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Madam Speaker, let me reiterate one more time that we are constantly on the lookout and do everything within our power to safeguard our research, our ...

Spoke in the House on Nowruz Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise in the House today to wish an exceptionally healthy and happy new year to the many Canadians celebrating Nowruz. ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Madam Speaker, it is important for our government that there is a just global recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. Canada is a strong proponent of a ...

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 ...