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Liberal MP for Mount Royal (Québec)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Great to join fellow @liberal_party MP @frankbaylis & Finance Minister @CarlosJLeitao at #Diwali in DDO. https://t.co/dKHYj7trDL

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #369 on Bill C-57 Amend the Federal Sustainable Development

Voted No on Vote #368 Opposition Motion (Support for forestry workers)

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #367 Private Members' Business M-108 (Contribution of ranchers and farmers)

Voted No on Vote #366 on Bill C-349 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other acts (criminal organization)

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Housefather holds second Mount Royal riding job fair Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather held his second annual Job Fair this past Sunday at La Voie School, giving job seekers an opportunity to meet representatives from 25 companies that have employment opportunities. On hand were Housefather, his ...

Posted on Twitter @SpiroToronto Sorry I do not write speeches. I speak off the cuff.

Posted on Twitter Great pleasure to be there https://t.co/OPeWHqtpJh

Voted Yes on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Posted on Twitter Pleasure to be the guest speaker tonight @NLawGlobal @OttawaBLLS. Best question @KimKardashian or @khloekardashian?… https://t.co/NhgwrfIhVy

Posted on Twitter Great to meet @HassonYoel @BerkoAnat visiting members of the Knesset with @LevittMichael and @IsraelinCanada https://t.co/jeAgogLVdF

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 15th report of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights in relation ...

Posted on Twitter I am excited to speak to @OttawaBLLS thanks for the invitation! https://t.co/LwcHL9nNiS

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Cummings drop-in program in CSL marks first anniversary Those in attendance for the marking of the anniversary were Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather, credited for being "largely responsible for securing the funding," Côte St. Luc Mayor Mitchell Brownstein; councillors Mike Cohen, Ruth Kovac and Allan ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Export and Import Permits Act Mr. Speaker, it gives me a great deal of pleasure to stand here today to talk about this important issue. For the record, the U.S. signed ...

Mentioned by Sudbury.com Liberals plan apology for 1939 decision to turn away ship of Jewish refugees Liberal MP Anthony Housefather also referenced it during a debate on Trump's travel ban, saying Canada must remember it hasn't been immune to its executives making similar decisions. "I hope one day a Canadian government will apologize for what ...

A month ago

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 in the House on Rosh Hashanah Mr. Speaker, Jewish communities in my riding of Mount Royal, across Canada, and around the world will be celebrating Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish new year, this ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Housefather announces funding for Black Coalition of Quebec program Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather announced last week that the Snowdon-based Black Coalition of Quebec's Integration Jeunesse III will receive $718,040 in funding. The funding was made available by Employment, Workforce Development and Labour ...

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Housefather establishes riding youth council A non-partisan youth council has been established for the federal Mount Royal riding by MP Anthony Housefather. “As someone who was first elected at a young age, I strongly believe that the concerns of people of all ages must be part of the political ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper CSL inaugurates Shalom Bloom Sculpture garden On hand for all of the events celebrating Canada's 150th birthday were Mayor Mitchell Brownstein and the entire Côte St. Luc council, Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather and D'Arcy McGee MNA David Birnbaum. The chairs of the Canada Day event were ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Canadian Jewish Heritage Month Mr. Speaker, it is an honour and pleasure to rise today to speak in favour of Bill S-232. Do hon. members know who invented the telephone? ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Madam Speaker, certainly the member cannot argue that the NDP member was not swayed by the witnesses. Therefore, let us talk about what some of those ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my hon. colleague for Skeena—Bulkley Valley for his speech and for giving me the opportunity to put myself on record ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 14th report of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights on the ...

Spoke in the House on Community Leader Tribute Mr. Speaker, on June 8, the Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee is paying tribute to my friend and former colleague on the Hampstead town council, Lillian ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing with appropriate officials from Global Affairs Canada to provide members with ... Again, thank you for your presentation. On a follow-up, I'd like to move to your comments about the UN Human Rights Council. I understand that Minister ...