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Liberal MP for Willowdale (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 53% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Happy Easter! I hope that on this joyous occasion you are able to spend some time alongside family and friends. https://t.co/cO0y4R1tDK

This week

Posted on Twitter My best wishes to the Jewish community in #Willowdale and across Canada this evening, as Passover begins today.… https://t.co/VGPT4KaWZG

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Last Spring Willowdale suffered a horrific tragedy join us next week on April 23rd for a day of remembering & heali… https://t.co/GJCwKRXIau

Voted No on Vote #1296 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Voted Yes on Vote #1295 on Bill C-92 Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families

Voted Yes on Vote #1294 on Bill C-93 Provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis

Posted on Twitter The ongoing situation in Iran is absolutely devastating and heartbreaking, please consider donating generously to t… https://t.co/TE4s4B4VkC

Voted No on Vote #1293 on Bill S-215 Amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women)

Voted No on Vote #1292 on Bill C-278 Amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations)

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter A great piece on the $1.3 billion investment by the Federal repair fund that we announced last week to renovate Tor… https://t.co/3JoKd30Dzh

Posted on Twitter While out canvassing today I came across a rally for support against cuts to frontline workers at provincially fund… https://t.co/hLxynjNc89

A month ago

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 ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Remediation Agreements, the Shawcross Doctrine and the Discussions Between the Office of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Now I'd be remiss if I didn't point to a third passage on page 67 of “Open and Accountable Government”. The third ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Remediation Agreements, the Shawcross Doctrine and the Discussions Between the Office of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Ms. Drouin and Mr. Wernick, for reappearing before this committee. It's been very helpful. My first question is for Madame ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Remediation Agreements, the Shawcross Doctrine and the Discussions Between the Office of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. You had an opportunity to speak to the abilities and the discretion of prosecutors. I want to ask you about the obligations ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Remediation Agreements, the Shawcross Doctrine and the Discussions Between the Office of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I will turn everyone's attention to deferred prosecution agreements. Ms. Berman, I understand that you've been practising in this area for many ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Remediation Agreements, the Shawcross Doctrine and the Discussions Between the Office of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. First of all, allow me to thank the Clerk for appearing before our committee. After having heard your remarks, I think we ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you for that. I have to say, as I'm sure the other members are well aware, that there are many people who think this committee ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-84 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I will start off with Ms. Stoddart. Thank you very much for being here. It's obvious that you're very passionate about this. ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...