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  • His favourite word is rights.

Liberal MP for Mount Royal (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 50% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @DeanLeckey @HoCCommittees @egalecanada We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Je suis heureux d’avoir rencontré Claude Chupenga et Arlette Ndetchou du Centre International de l’espoir pour en a… https://t.co/eavFaowteJ

Posted on Twitter Visiting the Family Store, a joint initiative between the Chai Centre and the Montreal Torah Center to help provid… https://t.co/6t6k5whaOt

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #885 on Bill C-375 Amend the Criminal Code (presentence report)

Voted Yes on Vote #884 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Posted on Twitter Phil I totally agree. Great comment. https://t.co/DHKZ0AA2W5

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Housefather hits back at dual loyalty smear Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather hit back hard recently at an accusation on Twitter of dual loyalty to Canada and Israel by anti-Israel activist Dimitri Lascaris. The activist, chairman of Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East, had ...

Spoke in the House on Yom Kippur Mr. Speaker, tonight Jewish Canadians and Jews around the world will begin to observe the holiest day in the Hebrew calendar, Yom Kippur, the Day of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #883 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #882 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #881 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Posted on Twitter I would join my voice to the Prime Minister and want to wish Jewish Canadians and Jews around the world an easy fas… https://t.co/gJRqjLZs1X

Posted on Twitter The Justice and Human Rights Committee starts our important work hearing from witnesses on Bill #C75 today. I look… https://t.co/U08GDx1d5v

A week ago

Mentioned by Palestine Chronicle Canadian Zionists' Unprecedented Smear Campaign against Dimitri Lascaris Here's the background: after an August 29 demonstration opposing B'nai B'rith's smears against the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Lascaris called on Liberal MPs Anthony Housefather and Michael Levitt, CIJA, and others who have recently defended B ...

Mentioned by Mondoweiss Canadian politicians lead unprecedented smear campaign against advocate for Palestinian rights Here's the background: After an August 29 demonstration opposing B'nai B'rith's smears against the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Lascaris called on Liberal MPs Anthony Housefather and Michael Levitt, CIJA, and others who have recently defended B ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Trudeau St. Louis apology in next parliamentary session: Housefather Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will issue an apology during the next parliamentary session for Canada turning back Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany on the MS St. Louis ship in 1939, Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather recently told The Suburban.

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Haitians made wrong move by crossing from US to Canada: Housefather ... of Haitians, especially those living in the U.S. for many years, who have crossed the border from the United States to Quebec through Roxham Road near Hemmingford in recent years, made the wrong decision, says Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather.

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper iTunes card sellers should help combat senior fraud: Housefather Stores that sell iTunes cards, such as pharmacies, should join in the fight against those who seek to defraud seniors through threatening phone calls demanding money, Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather told his quarterly town hall meeting last week.

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the hon. member for Eglinton—Lawrence. I want to thank everyone who has given me the opportunity to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I will share my time with the hon. member for Ottawa South. One of the joys of being the chairman of the Standing Committee ...

Spoke in the House on Assisted Human Reproduction Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-404, an act to amend the Assisted Human Reproduction Act. Mr. Speaker, today on the Hill we are joined by ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-404 An Act to amend the Assisted Human Reproduction Act

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 20th report of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights entitled “Improving ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have two reports to table. I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the 18th report of the Standing Committee on ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my friend from Cowichan—Malahat—Langford for his eloquent words, as usual. In terms of how he framed the issue of the ...

Spoke in the House on Missing Canadian Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak about Jesse Galganov, a wonderful young man from my riding who has been missing since last fall. Jesse was ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Counselling and Other Mental Health Supports for Jurors First of all, thank you so much. Your testimony was profoundly impactful, I think, on all of us and all Canadians who listened to it. I ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-51 Colleagues, does anyone else have any questions? If not, I have a short one. By the way, I just wanted to note this for the witnesses. ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-46 Thank you, Mr. Liepert. Are there any other short questions? If not, I have one, colleagues, if that's okay. I have a short question for you, ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Human Rights Situation in Iran Thank you very much. Thank you very much, Ms. Box and Mr. Cotler, for your testimony. It's very compelling to talk today about the human rights ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you also for welcoming me today. I'd like to first of all thank all of you for the work that you ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-242 Good morning, everyone, and welcome to this meeting of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights. I welcome Ms. Laverdière, who is replacing Mr. Rankin ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code ... Ladies and gentlemen, sorry for the delay. I would like to call the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights to order. It's a great pleasure ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System Those were excellent questions and excellent answers. My colleagues have been kind enough to let me be the questioner for the Liberals on this round because ...