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Liberal MP for Mount Royal (Québec)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to joining Mutsumi Takahashi on @CTVMontreal tomorrow at 1230 to talk about our Justice Committee s… https://t.co/mCY1aXpWTy

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Pleased to join @PierreArcand @PhilippeRoy_VMR, TMR Councillor Jonathan Lang and riding President Phil Magder at Pi… https://t.co/AiLGDnFI4Q

Posted on Twitter Bravo to @MontgomerySue & @lionelperez for standing by the congregation at the Baitul mosque on Friday.

This week

Posted on Twitter Great to celebrate #Hanukkah & #christmas with my incredible team @SonnyMtl @LadyLawyerMtl @ChelseaCraig_ @DanGans_… https://t.co/zt8X2WSuiv

Posted on Twitter It was wonderful to meet our new US ambassador to Canada @USAmbCanada and her husband Joe at our #Hanukkah on the H… https://t.co/mX675oRc2S

Posted on Twitter Great to watch @JustinTrudeau light the Menorah at our #Hanukkah2017 on the Hill event. Thanks @LevittMichael for… https://t.co/mQz2BuQfFO

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Housefather urges student participation in internship program Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather is encouraging CEGEP or university students living in his riding to participate in next year's third annual Summer Leadership Program, to gain experience in politics. The program is nationwide, and Housefather's ...

Voted Yes on Vote #435 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, last Sunday was International Human Rights Day, the anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations General ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I like to look at things in a non-partisan way. I thought the way the committee handled that issue of section 176 was quite ...

Voted Yes on Vote #434 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Voted No on Vote #433 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Voted Yes on Vote #432 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Housefather touts close Canada-Israel relations Just after U.S. President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital and is beginning the process of moving its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, we asked Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather if he ...

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Housefather marks Jewish Refugee Day in Commons Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather marked Jewish Refugee Day in the House of Commons last Thursday, saying they are the "forgotten refugees." Israel's Knesset, in 2015, designated Nov. 30 as the day of recognition for Jewish refugees from Arab ...

Voted Yes on Vote #431 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Assisted Human Reproduction Mr. Speaker, tomorrow, Canadians from across the country will be meeting with MPs, asking us to decriminalize payment to sperm and egg donors and surrogates. Under ...

Spoke in the House on Jewish Refugee Day Mr. Speaker, today we commemorate Jewish Refugee Day. I specifically want to call everyone's attention to some forgotten refugees, the approximately 850,000 Jews who had to ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Too early for feds to intervene on Bill 62: Housefather ... in any court case challenging the Quebec Liberal government's recently passed Bill 62, which prohibits the wearing of face coverings when giving or receiving service at the provincial and municipal levels, says Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather.

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Synagogue's upcoming anniversary marked in Commons Next year's 250th anniversary of the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue, the oldest congregation in Canada, was recently recognized in the Commons by Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather. The synagogue is located in Snowdon, which is part of the ...

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Most migrants not likely to be able to stay in Canada: Mount Royal MP Most of the migrants who entered Canada, especially Quebec, in recent months from the United States will likely not be able to remain here, says Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather. Many of the migrants crossed illegally into Canada through Roxham ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 17th report of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights in relation ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 16th report of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights entitled, “Access ...

Spoke in the House on Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue Mr. Speaker, in 2018, the Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue in Montreal, located in my riding of Mount Royal, will celebrate the 250th anniversary of its formal ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I am very pleased to rise in the House today to speak in favour of Bill C-46. As chair of the Standing Committee on ...

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. ...

Three months 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, ...

More than three months ago

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 ...