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Liberal MP for Mount Royal (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 56% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Today the Supreme Court @SCC_eng upheld the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act as a valid exercise of Parliament’s crim… https://t.co/qanX7uYEsy

This week

Posted on Twitter Thrilled to see @BobRae48 appointed as Ambassador to the United Nations. I know he will do an extraordinary job. https://t.co/Y72q9EWmjI

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Great to join Mayor ⁦@mbrownsteincsl⁩ & Councillor ⁦@DidaBerku⁩ to celebrate Canada Day at seniors’ residences in ⁦… https://t.co/lB7AycoN2I

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you very much, Chair, and thank you to both witnesses. Mr. Falconer, I agree very much. As a mayor and now as an MP, I ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Dr. Mahboubi and Dr. Milloy, for the important work you both have done and for coming before this committee. Dr. ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, in brief, to respond to what my colleague Ms. Falk just said, the motion as amended by Ms. Young's amendment says that the committee ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm going to ask Mrs. Kusie if perhaps she would agree to two other amendments that I hope she will consider to ...

Posted on Twitter Great to do a zoom call with students in a leadership program today. Thanks to David Smajovits for organizing! https://t.co/rVSEtzm03w

Posted on Twitter A pleasure to join Rabbi Mark Fishman and his viewers to talk about the federal response to COVID19. https://t.co/c8SkdHkt0a

Posted on Twitter Thank you @AnitaOakville for taking swift action. https://t.co/IXSjAj6Xqh

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic It is with great sadness that I rise today to pay tribute to Tristan Roy, after his tragic passing exactly two weeks ago. Born in Saint-Fabien-sur-Mer, ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you very much. Of course, if you look at it and you give the money to the tenants, then you're not necessarily making sure it ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank all the different groups for their hard work in helping seniors in our country. Mr. Soulière, ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic I would like to thank both of the witnesses and their organizations for the incredible work they do. From the Liberal side I want to say ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the hon. member for Pontiac. I want to start by saying that this subject is no doubt ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, words have meaning. Words particularly have meaning when they are said in this House of Commons. Tone is important, particularly at a time when ...

Spoke in the House on Labour Madam Speaker, let me be very clear. This dispute is a provincial issue. We are aware of the dispute at the refinery. Our government has faith ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, we always share any concerns relating to Canada's official languages. The French language must be protected throughout the country for safety reasons. There is ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United States-Mexico Implementation Act Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House today to speak to the new NAFTA. I would like to start by showing why this ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the hon. member for Kingston and the Islands. As we all know, we are in a minority ...

Spoke in the House on International Holocaust Remembrance Day Mr. Speaker, last week Governor General Julie Payette was in Jerusalem with a delegation of members from all parties in the House of Commons. At Yad ...

Spoke in the House on Christmas Mr. Speaker, 'Twas the last sitting week before Christmas And who knew? That Cuzner's Christmas poem tradition Would be assumed by a Jew. But whether we ...

Voted No on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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