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  • His favourite word is citizenship.

Liberal MP for Willowdale (Ontario)

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

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #369 on Bill C-57 Amend the Federal Sustainable Development

Voted No on Vote #368 Opposition Motion (Support for forestry workers)

Spoke in the House on Warren Allmand Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to rise today in recognition of a truly remarkable Canadian, the late Warren Allmand. Mr. Allmand, as we all know, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #367 Private Members' Business M-108 (Contribution of ranchers and farmers)

Voted No on Vote #366 on Bill C-349 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other acts (criminal organization)

Voted Yes on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Parliament Hill Events Mr. Speaker, as the member of Parliament for one of Canada's most diverse ridings, I deeply appreciate the immense contributions that generations of Asian Canadians have ...

Spoke in the House on Export and Import Permits Act Mr. Speaker, we live in a world where global actors seek global solutions for global crises and where the international community and international law play an ...

Spoke in the House on Situation in Myanmar Madam Speaker, I am very grateful to join tonight's emergency debate on the Rohingya. There can be no uncertainty that ethnic cleansing is being perpetrated against ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-46 Let me start off my questioning with Mr. Stewart. First of all, I'd like to congratulate you for all the great work that your organization does, ...

Spoke in the House on Child Care Mr. Speaker, developing Canada's early learning and child care system is one of the most crucial investments a government can make. I am pleased that shortly ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-46 In summary, you're saying it's unnecessary and unconstitutional. With regard to it being unnecessary or to trying to identify if we have a problem or not, ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-46 Madam Arsenault, I'd like to join all my colleagues in thanking you from the bottom of my heart for the amazing advocacy that you are doing. ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-46 I would like to thank all three of the witnesses for appearing before us, in particular, the very compelling testimony that we heard from Ms. Kaulius ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Stranded in St. Maarten, Toronto medical student searches for food, water after Hurricane Irma, family says Prior to this, the Sanandaji family asked their local MP Ali Ehsassi to intervene, out of frustration with Global Affairs Canada. Ehsassi told CBC Toronto he has reached out to several consular officials, who he says will have a better sense of the ...

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter Ecstatic to hear of release of Canadian Pastor Lim by North Korea and his imminent return home after being held captive for over two years.

Mentioned by BetaKit Toronto-based home healthcare platform AlayaCare receives $750000 from FedDev Ontario Toronto-based AlayaCare, which has developed a cloud-based software for healthcare providers, has just received an investment of up to $750,000 from FedDev Ontario, through its Investing in Business Innovation initiative. Ali Ehsassi, member of ...

Mentioned by BetaKit Toronto-based home healthcare platform AlayaCare receives $750000 from FedDev Ontario Toronto-based AlayaCare, which has developed a cloud-based software for healthcare providers, has just received an investment of up to $750,000 from FedDev Ontario, through its Investing in Business Innovation initiative. Ali Ehsassi, member of ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, as a member of the standing committee that assisted in drafting Bill C-6, I am honoured to rise today to celebrate the recent changes ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Thank you. In preparing for your appearance here, I had a chance to check out your website, and I noticed that you do a lot of ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship Act Mr. Speaker, I would advise the House that I will be splitting my time with the hon. member for Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam. It brings me great joy ...

Spoke in the House on Terrorist Attack in Tehran Mr. Speaker, everyone in this House was shocked and saddened to hear of the brutal terrorist attack in Tehran yesterday. The 12 dead and dozens injured ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) I'd like to ask Ms. Bourne-Tyson and Ms. Haigh a question, but first of all, I'd like to thank everyone for appearing before us. It's been ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com uReport: Long-awaited play structure opens at Yorkview Public School ... TDSB Trustee Alexander Brown, the Raptor, Yorkview principal Artemis Manoukas, former Yorkview acting principal Catherine Huycke, Yorkview vice-principal Ann Marie Romanovich, Superintendent Louie Papathanasakis, and Willowdale MP Ali Ehsassi ...

Posted on Twitter @MDPrimeau thank you Matthew, the pleasure was entirely mine. Great advocacy in action.

Posted on Twitter Riveting discussion at Romeo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative event in Ottawa with Minister Sajjan in attendance. https://t.co/znvHwaRDnh

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Thank you ever so much, gentlemen, for your testimony. It was very helpful. I'll start off with Mr. Watson. I had the pleasure of listening to ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants and 2011 LGBTQ Refugee Pilot Project Thank you, Mr. Chair. I will start with Mr. Parsi. It's great to hear from you. I have had many opportunities to talk to you, of ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Liberals push back against eliminating deferred-tax provision, but say Morneau open to change “I'm very much concerned,” Liberal MP Ali Ehsassi (Willowdale, Ont.), who practised law before getting elected in the 2015 election, said in an interview with The Hill Times. “I think that there might be some room for the Ministry of Finance to examine ...

Posted on Twitter Canada is suddenly the fastest growing economy in the G-7 https://t.co/JHv5V6XsdE via @business

Posted on Twitter @FBSisnothere hi what would your telephone number be? thanks - Ali Ehsassi

Posted on Twitter @Duboges I already have. Please heck the parliamentary record. Thank you for your concern.

Mentioned by Daily Xtra Parliament may probe why Canada is turning away LGBT Iranians Liberal MP Ali Ehsassi says both Arsham Parsi, founder of the Iranian Railroad for Queer Refugees and Saghi Ghahraman, co-founder of the Iranian Queer Organization, approached him in spring 2016 about a slowdown in applications. When Ehsassi told ...