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Liberal MP for Mount Royal (Québec)

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

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter A pleasure to meet with local constituents from the Bangladeshi community and School Board Commissioner Khokon Mani… https://t.co/KwNqfSOnYL

This week

Posted on Twitter Excellent meeting with my Mount Royal Youth Council today! https://t.co/xBE7gRwH3a

Posted on Twitter Thank you @ShimonFogel @CIJAinfo for recognizing Prime Minister @JustinTrudeau and the @liberal_party Government su… https://t.co/XDxJ5gw7PD

Posted on Twitter This is a phenomenal analysis by @ChantalHbert. https://t.co/WVRrUkFPEM

Posted on Twitter Great to have Trade Minister ⁦@jimcarr_wpg⁩ in my riding today! We started by learning from Dan Zatkovic about the… https://t.co/VhzECyys2K

Posted on Twitter Great opinion piece. The easiest way to win votes is through fear. It is a horrible game with dire consequences and… https://t.co/KPLIfVXhwC

A month ago

Voted Yes on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Voted Yes on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted Yes on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 24th report of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights entitled “Moving ...

Spoke in the House on Genocide Education Mr. Speaker, on this 70th anniversary of the UN adoption of the genocide convention, we live in a world where this most atrocious of crimes still ...

Spoke in the House on Customs Act Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my friend from Calgary Nose Hill for reminding us that there is so much more that unites us than divides ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, Bill C-51 is a broad and complex bill. If I have the time, I will entertain further discussion of the merits of the bill, ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I appreciate my hon. friend's comments on a multitude of different justice bills. In terms of the comments he made with respect to obstructing ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 Thank you. I must say that I was a little shocked to learn that people in Newfoundland and Labrador and in British Columbia have no right ...

Spoke in the House on Hanukkah Mr. Speaker, Sunday night was the first night of Hanukkah. This festival of lights commemorates the victory of the Maccabees and the subsequent miracle of rededicating ...

Spoke in the House on Canada's Oil and Gas Sector Mr. Speaker, like my hon. colleague, I am a Quebecker. I come from a different region, but I also care very much about the people of ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Development Mr. Speaker, in recent weeks, the government has signed four new agreements to fund superclusters across Canada. Would the Prime Minister tell the House how this ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-75 Thank you very much. Is there any further discussion? Basically, what we are voting on now is the substantive amendment, which is the identical amendments PV-5 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-75 Thank you. Coming back to the notwithstanding clause, I just wanted to intervene for a second, if I may, colleagues. Being a member of a community ...

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

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 ...