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  • His favourite word is jewish.

Liberal MP for Mount Royal (Québec)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #941 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted No on Vote #940 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted No on Vote #939 Opposition Motion (Return to a balanced budget)

Voted Yes on Vote #938 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Posted on Twitter Great to see ⁦@FCM_online⁩ on the Hill today as I met with my former municipal colleagues Peter McQueen & Alex Norr… https://t.co/j7OOYc3psD

Posted on Twitter Merci pour la proposition. Si important de garantir les droits linguistiques. https://t.co/6IBgiVk5iV

Posted on Twitter It was fantastic to have you and the @casw_acts at Committee to provide us with your expertise. Thanks so much for… https://t.co/HXmqAXFiTH

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Passionate defence of the francophone community of Ontario by @melaniejoly @Francis_Drouin and entire… https://t.co/wuhkEEoZKB

Posted on Twitter La place des francophones en Ontario et partout au Canada et la place des anglophones au Québec est un enjeu nation… https://t.co/KegSVCeETP

Posted on Twitter So right @MarcMillerVM. Equally true and applicable today is what Jean Chrétien said that inspired me as a teen and… https://t.co/9PmAyTnKBI

This week

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.

A week ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, as my friend from St. Albert—Edmonton well knows, the committee had discussions long before amendments were submitted about these issues. The committee members had ...

Two weeks ago

Voted No on Vote #937 on Bill C-393 Amend the Canadian Multiculturalism Act (non-application in Quebec)

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Shooting at Tree of Life Synagogue Mr. Speaker, there are more than six million Jews in the United States. Since 1654, generations of Jews have come to America's golden shores. They came ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Divorce Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise today to speak to Bill C-78, which aims to strengthen our family justice system by amending three federal ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise today to discuss this issue. Over the 20 years that I served on city council as a councillor ...

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 ...

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 ...

More than 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 ...

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 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 ...