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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.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Please see statement below from me and @LevittMichael on Hamas’ culpability for the violence in Gaza. https://t.co/S0keGFuktL

Posted on Twitter Today is #IDAHOT – the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia. I was honoured to represent… https://t.co/xcoQgEP1Gy

Mentioned by Digital Journal Major Players in Fertility Industry Come Together for Next Day on Parliament Hill 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, ...

This week

Posted on Twitter So cool to speak with the Grade 6 students @JPPS_Bialik in @CoteSaintLuc today. Excellent questions and lots of goo… https://t.co/3iOG2gyEcM

Mentioned by Above the Law Canada Reconsiders Its Harsh Stance On Surrogacy A Montreal-area Member of Parliament, Anthony Housefather — who has the best last name for this topic — announced that he will be presenting a bill to decriminalize the payment of surrogates and sperm and egg donors, in order to support those trying ...

Posted on Twitter Great to attend the @LRLawSociety event tonight to honour outgoing President David Ettedgui and to welcome guest sp… https://t.co/stDn7uAF2K

Posted on Twitter An incredible pleasure to join my friend @RuthKovac1 as she is honoured by the Montreal Police for her incredible c… https://t.co/hHZ0cox62U

Posted on Twitter What an honour to speak at VE Day ceremonies in @CoteSaintLuc with @mbrownsteincsl @DavidBirnbaum1 to honour our ve… https://t.co/aZtAqTC77S

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have two reports to table. I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the 18th report of the Standing Committee on ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Panitch: Time to decriminalize payment for sperm, ova and surrogacy A private member's bill has just been proposed that would eliminate Canada's prohibition on payment for sperm, ova and surrogacy. And it's about time. The bill, brought forward by Liberal MP Anthony Housefather, takes aim at Canada's Assisted Human ...

Voted Yes on Vote #665 on Bill C-48 Respecting the regulation of vessels that transport crude oil or persistent oil to or from ...

Voted No on Vote #664 Opposition Motion (Carbon tax)

Mentioned by Law Times Stop the commercialization of surrogacy In March, federal MP Anthony Housefather announced his intention to introduce a private member's bill to decriminalize payment in surrogacy, egg donation and sperm donation arrangements in Canada. If successful, this would be a drastic shift from the ...

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #663 on Bill C-49 Amend the Canada Transportation Act and other Acts respecting transportation and to make related and ...

Voted No on Vote #662 on Bill C-49 Amend the Canada Transportation Act and other Acts respecting transportation and to make related and ...

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Peru must 'do all they can' to help find Jesse Galganov: Housefather Mount Royal MP Anthony Housefather spoke last week in the Commons about Jesse Galganov, who has been missing in Peru since last September. According to media reports, marches are being organized in Montreal and other cities May 13 to raise awareness of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #661 on Bill C-48 Respecting the regulation of vessels that transport crude oil or persistent oil to or from ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Argument of paying for surrogacy, sperm and eggs based on misinformation Prime Minister Trudeau has stated it is time for Canadians to have a discussion about payment for surrogacy, eggs, and sperm. This comes on the heels of a press conference held on March 27, in which Liberal Member of Parliament Anthony Housefather ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my friend from Cowichan—Malahat—Langford for his eloquent words, as usual. In terms of how he framed the issue of the ...

Spoke in the House on Missing Canadian Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak about Jesse Galganov, a wonderful young man from my riding who has been missing since last fall. Jesse was ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Lord Reading Law Society Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate the Lord Reading Law Society on its 70th anniversary. Lord Reading, which was created in 1948, was founded with ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Air Transportation Mr. Speaker, on January 24, the Minister of Transport was in Israel to finalize the expansion of the Canada–Israel air transport agreement. Many constituents in my ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Strengthening Motor Vehicle Safety for Canadians Act Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague, the member for Mississauga—Streetsville, for his very educational speech about Bill S-2. I am also very pleased that ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...