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Liberal MP for Mount Royal (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 56% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Very pleased that my UK colleagues in the @APPGAA are unequivocally asking @BristolUni to take action to deal with… https://t.co/TqzVrk2vhY

Posted on Twitter Great to join the ⁦@ylc_jlc⁩ Concordia student club today. Thanks to Jamie and Sammi Fabian for moderating. https://t.co/3UwrNbeCBh

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Before any Canadian shares a platform with Jeremy Corbyn, I strongly suggest they listen to this interview with a w… https://t.co/wP8MS5eb7I

Posted on Twitter It was a pleasure to do a town hall tonight with the CSLMC! Thanks to ⁦@CoteSaintLuc⁩ Mayor ⁦@mbrownsteincsl⁩ for j… https://t.co/jgTrEySFU8

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Really important comment by one of the doctors I respect the most in the world, my friend @BogochIsaac. “The first… https://t.co/3eGk0DBeLa

This week

Posted on Twitter Tonight the City of ⁦@CoteSaintLuc⁩ is doing a virtual gala to celebrate our volunteers. Thanks Mayor ⁦… https://t.co/816cVXcmpe

A week ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-220 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I don't think I'm going to need five minutes. I want to thank Paul, Kelly and Helena for coming before the committee. ...

Voted No on Vote #57 on Bill C-213 Enact the Canada Pharmacare

Voted No on Vote #58 on Bill C-223 Amend the Citizenship Act (adequate knowledge of French in Quebec)

Voted Yes on Vote #59 Private Members' Business M-35 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (environment grading label))

Voted No on Vote #60 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted No on Vote #61 on Bill C-225 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Spoke at the Economic Relationship between Canada and the United States committee on Election of Chair, Committee Business, and Election of Vice-Chairs Mr. Chair, I do very much respect the idea that everything should be bilingual, but I think in this case I agree with Mr. Blaikie and ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-10 Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm going to share my time with the great Black journalist we have on our team, Ms. Ien. I will devote my ...

Spoke in the House on International Mother Language Day Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to recognize International Mother Language Day, an annual observance led by the Bangladeshi diaspora in Canada and across the world, which ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Review of the Employment Insurance Program I'd be happy to respond. To the questions Mr. Vis asked, Mr. Jeneroux himself asked that it be one meeting. You can consult with him, but ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act ... Mr. Chair, just so everybody understands.... I'm a bit confused again. Maybe I'm wrong, but Mr. Champoux said he believes the translation bureau translates all the ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Rapid Housing Initiative I was very pleased with the January 22, 2021 announcement of the agreement between the federal and Quebec governments to create projects in Quebec that will ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Labour Code Mr. Speaker, it is a great pleasure to participate in today's debate on Bill C-220, an act to amend the Canada Labour Code for compassionate care ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Committee Business Thank you, Mr. Chair. I've been in discussion with MP Vaughan, and I'm wondering if we can come back, just for a second, Mr. Chair, if ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the people who are appearing before us today on behalf of the three invited groups. You represent a ...

Spoke in the House on Women and Gender Equality Mr. Speaker, I agree with the hon. member on pay equity. Pay equity is not just the right thing to do; it is the smart thing ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Christmas Greetings Mr. Speaker, I have a slightly less partisan Christmas poem. 'Tis the last sitting week before Christmas For this virtual House Instead of coming to Ottawa ...

Spoke in the House on Status of the French Language in Montreal Madam Chair, Jean Chrétien often talked about the Canada he believed in. It was a Canada in which one could be francophone and feel at home ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Madam Speaker, I am really pleased that I was given the chance to be the substitute for my friend, the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of ...

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Emergency Response Madam Speaker, I understand the point of order. I am as confused as the member, but my understanding is that I am answering the question on ...

Spoke in the House on Labour Madam Speaker, workplace harassment and violence are completely unacceptable. That is why we introduced and passed Bill C-65 to protect employees from harassment and violence in ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by NEWSTAGE Fertility Advisors is Reminding Canadians That They Can Make a Difference in AHRA Amendments In 2017, Fertility Advisors began lobbying the Canadian government to decriminalize the payment of surrogacy and gamete donation with Liberal MP Anthony Housefather. They were also joined by numerous fertility lawyers, physicians, agencies, surrogates, ...

Mentioned by MENAFN.COM Fertility Advisors is Reminding Canadians That They Can Make a Difference in AHRA Amendments (MENAFN - Newswire.com LLC) TORONTO, November 16, 2018 (Newswire.com) - In 2017, Fertility Advisors began lobbying the Canadian government to decriminalize the payment of surrogacy and gamete donation with Liberal MP Anthony Housefather.

Mentioned by Hill Times Inequality in system no reason to criminalize paying for fertility services, says Grit MP Housefather ... be parents, and not those of less financial means, but that's no reason not to move forward with decriminalizing payments to surrogate mothers and donors, says the author of a bill seeking to do just that. Liberal MP Anthony Housefather (Mount ...

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Stand together against hatred: Housefather Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather spoke out in the Commons last week against anti-Semitism and hatred in general in light of the Oct. 27 attack on the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh by a rabid anti-Semite. Eleven congregants were killed, and six ...

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Ensure access to justice in both of Canada's official languages: Housefather Canadians must be assured of access to justice in both of Canada's official languages, English and French, Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather told the Commons last week. Housefather was speaking about federal amendments to the Divorce Act, the ...

Mentioned by Canadian Jewish News (blog) Anthony Housefather and Michael Levitt Anthony Housefather is the member of Parliament for Mount Royal and chairman of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice. Michael Levitt is the member of Parliament for York Centre and the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs and ...

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