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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 #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote1 under Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying, Vote ... Absolutely. Thank you for that. Lastly, you alluded to OECD comparative studies of how each jurisdiction is doing. You did note that generally speaking we do ...

A month ago

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

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) and Briefing Session with the ... My concern, much like Mr. Blaikie's, is that you're saying you did this to deter the 31,000 other entities from engaging in certain types of activity. ...

Two months ago

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

Spoke in the House on Nowruz Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise in the House today to mark Nowruz, celebrated by 300 million people with cultural roots in western and central ...

Spoke in the House on National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to once again rise in the House to discuss Bill C-22, an act to establish the national security and intelligence ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is an honour for me to rise today and present a petition spearheaded by RESULTS Canada and signed by dozens of Canadians from ...

Spoke in the House on Children's Breakfast Club Mr. Speaker, last week, over 150 students, teachers, and staff descended upon Ottawa to take part in the Children's Breakfast Club's annual visit to Parliament Hill ...

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

Posted on Twitter Great discussion about #LGBTQ2 issues with @R_Boissonnault & @LevittMichael in #NorthYork. https://t.co/s9VYmsJNkG

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, this past weekend, residents of Willowdale were shocked and appalled to learn of a cowardly, anti-Semitic hate crime. Incidents such as these, in which ...

Posted on Twitter Impressed with diligence of 32 Division for thoroughly investigating the hate crime incidence in Willowdale.

Posted on Twitter Shocked and saddened by disturbing incidence of anti-semitic hate crime in Willowdale last night. Call 808-2223 if you have any information.

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Brampton North. It is a great honour to rise again in the House to ...

Spoke in the House on Court Challenges Program Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise today to congratulate the Ministers of Canadian Heritage and Justice for their inspired announcement this week to reinstate ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Family Reunification Thank you, Mr. Chair. First of all, I would like to thank the senior officials from CIC for appearing before this committee once again. Obviously, throughout ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, it is a great honour to rise today to participate in this important debate about the comprehensive economic and trade agreement between Canada and ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Modernization of Client Service Delivery Thank you, Madam Chair. I will start off with a question for Mr. Jade. Thank you so much for your comments. It was good to hear ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Modernization of Client Service Delivery If I'm not mistaken, you've heard from everyone here that the hotline is very frustrating. It appears, truthfully, that the people who are operating it really ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Canada's 2017 Immigration Levels Plan and Subject Matter of the Supplementary Estimates ... Thank you, Minister McCallum. It's good to see you before this committee again. I would hazard a guess that you have probably, as our minister, appeared ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Resettling Yazidi Girls and Women That would be very helpful, because there is the question of what the continuity of care should be when they arrive in Canada. I would like ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Resettling Yazidi Girls and Women Hello, Mr. Blume, and welcome back. Allow me to begin by thanking you for your testimony last week. Obviously, the special quota project was an incredibly ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Liberal MPs defend invitation list for Stéphane Dion roundtable on Iran About 60 Iranian Canadians were invited by Liberal MPs Ali Ehsassi and Majid Jowhari, who were also present at the roundtable Friday at Toronto's Westin Prince hotel. In September, Jowhari sponsored a petition ... Zarrin Mohyeddin, who immigrated to ...

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Vaughan Muslim organizations offer Syrian refugees free dental screening, job workshops Willowdale MP Ali Ehsassi and King-Vaughan MP Deb Schulte both paid a visit to JCC to give thanks for the organizations' work in helping Syrian refugees. “This tells me exactly what Canada is all about,” Schulte said. “Bringing the resources we have to ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Record-setting snowfall in Ottawa wreaks havoc for MPs Liberal MP Ali Ehsassi's week is off to an unconventional start, after he was delayed by a few hours flying in from Ottawa to Toronto yesterday morning due to the monstrous snowstorm that hit central and eastern Canada. The delay was an inconvenience ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Record-setting snowfall in Ottawa wreaks havoc for MPs 'People were scrambling,' Liberal MP Ali Ehsassi tells The Hill Times. 'They didn't have enough bodies to cover committee meetings.' The Hill Times photographs by Chelsea Nash. Liberal MPs Ali Ehsassi, Andy Fillmore and Bernadette Jordan, pictured on ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Record-setting snowfall in Ottawa wreaks havoc for MPs Liberal MP Ali Ehsassi's week is off to an unconventional start, after he was delayed by a few hours flying in from Ottawa to Toronto yesterday morning due to the monstrous snowstorm that hit central and eastern Canada. The delay was an inconvenience ...