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Liberal MP for Willowdale (Ontario)

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

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Thrilled to hear that Canada will be co-hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Great news for Canadian soccer fans!… https://t.co/cQy3ShSMrr

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter A real pleasure to take part in the Philippine Independence Day Flag Raising on #ParliamentHill this morning, honou… https://t.co/8KBCt9MLR6

Posted on Twitter 74 years ago today, nearly 14,000 Canadians landed on Juno Beach. We remember those who enlisted and fought for our… https://t.co/U4GtwCj0mD

Spoke at the Justice committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Madam Minister, allow me to join my colleagues in welcoming you to this committee once again and also in thanking all your ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter In the face of punitive and unacceptable tariffs from the US, Canada intends to protect its interests with similar… https://t.co/U0wDsOjKRh

Spoke at the Justice committee on Human Trafficking in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. Allow me to thank all the witnesses for their testimony. It has been incredibly helpful, and no doubt we will be drawing ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Thanks to @HarbourfrontTO for welcoming me, @juliedabrusin, and the 416 caucus for a tour of their amazing faciliti… https://t.co/21FPwSEI1c

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 ...

Posted on Twitter It was my honour to speak with Mr. Hwang about Canada's special relationship with South Korea. Thank you to the NAT… https://t.co/AbWSQCytIW

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Attack in Toronto Mr. Speaker, I stand before this House with a heavy heart today. I cannot express the depths of my sadness at the tragic incident that shook ...

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 Diplomatic events: Vaisakhi on the Hill; GG, Gen. Vance celebrate Top 20 Women in Defence 'My first reaction was, 'Oh my god, my mom'': Toronto van attack hits home for local MPs. News|By Jolson Lim. While the Peace Tower flag flies at half-mast in Ottawa, Liberal MP Ali Ehsassi is back in his north Toronto riding of Willowdale to be with ...

Mentioned by Hill Times 'My first reaction was, 'Oh my god, my mom'': Toronto van attack hits home for local MPs York Centre MP Michael Levitt called his mom, Edna, whom he believed to be close to the site of the rampage. Willowdale MP Ali Ehsassi, who lives nearby, rushed home to be with constituents. Willowdale MP Ali Ehsassi, with Ontario Premier Kathleen ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Net Neutrality Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House today in support of Motion No. 168, which seeks to strengthen net neutrality and protect an ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on 2018 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games Mr. Speaker, the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, mark our largest ever delegation sent to the Winter Games, with 230 proud Canadian athletes ready ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Counselling and Other Mental Health Supports for Jurors Thank you to everyone for providing us with very helpful information. Mr. Dore, you were explaining to us the uptake of services by former jurors in ...

Spoke in the House on Science Mr. Speaker, genomics and precision research have the potential to create new breakthroughs that will reshape medical care and lead to improvements in the lives of ...

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, this past weekend, the international community marked two solemn events: the International Day of Commemoration and Dignity of the Victims of the Crime of ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Counselling and Other Mental Health Supports for Jurors Thank you, Mr. Chair. I, in turn, want to thank everyone. It was incredibly educational and very helpful to me personally. Thank you very much. The ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, before I begin, I would like to inform the House that I will be splitting my time with the member for Oakville North—Burlington. It ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Counselling and Other Mental Health Supports for Jurors Thank you, Mr. Chair. I in turn would like to thank all of you. You've been incredibly helpful. Given that it is getting pretty late, I'll ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Nomination of the Honourable Sheilah L. Martin to the Supreme Court of ... I, in turn, would like to join my colleagues in thanking you for coming before this committee. It has certainly been very helpful listening to all ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on Resettlement Issues Related To Yezidi Women and Girls Thank you. I'd like to welcome back Professor Akhavan. First of all, congratulations for being the keynote speaker at the Massey Lectures. I was looking at ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-51 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll ask Mr. Oliver a few questions. Thank you ever so much for appearing before this committee, Mr. Oliver. As you know, ...