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  • His favourite word is amendment.

Liberal MP for Mount Royal (Québec)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Such marvellous news! So glad that Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig are coming home. To all those who worked so ha… https://t.co/D0EbbrvEKZ

Posted on Twitter As President of the Canada Israel Parl Friendship Group I am delighted that our PM @JustinTrudeau had another posit… https://t.co/eMvwjiIyol

This week

Posted on Twitter @R_Boissonnault Congratulations and great to have you back!

Posted on Twitter Thank you to the residents of Mount Royal. I am so proud to continue serving you. Je remercie les résidents de Mont… https://t.co/mOcvJvoimn

Posted on Twitter Thanks so much for helping with the GOTV effort @MarvinRotrand! https://t.co/vnTyBPrh4P

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Porte-à-porte de vendredi. Friday’s door to door! Thanks to my great @liberal_party volunteers! https://t.co/YYTgpDBvX0

Three months ago

Voted No on Vote #182 on Bill C-269 Amend the Fisheries Act (prohibition — deposit of raw sewage)

Voted Yes on Vote #183 Fifth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Voted No on Vote #184 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted Yes on Vote #185 on Bill C-30 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other ...

Voted Yes on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Educational Publishing in Canada Thanks. I agree with what you say. Reading [Technical difficulty—Editor] decision is not exactly clear or simple for people to follow. Mr. Degen, maybe I can ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, this is one of the most important speeches that I have given in this virtual chamber. I want to clarify for the people in ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Committee Business Thank you, Mr. Chair. I also agree that it would be timely to do Mr. Waugh's study on Friday. I think everybody in the country is ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-10 Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Mr. Chairman, you say that you want to keep things on the ball field. My friend isn't even in the outfield. He's ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-10 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I really appreciate Mr. Champoux's contributions, which he always makes in good faith. I have nothing against his amendment, but ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-10 Thank you, Mr. Chair. As I was pointing out, we are now incessantly prolonging debate on an amendment that is going to be defeated. The simple ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Impact of COVID-19 on Seniors Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank all the witnesses for their hard work to support our seniors. We're very grateful to them. I am ...

Spoke in the House on Anti-Semitism Mr. Speaker, today is the last day of Jewish Heritage Month. Unfortunately, this month, the celebrations have been overshadowed by the greatest wave of anti-Semitism that ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-10 Mr. Chairman, I'm going to try to stay on the farm here, but I just had some procedural things that I wanted to raise. Of course, ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-10 Mr. Chair, I put my hand up but I think this is more a point of order, if you'll allow me. While I totally appreciate Mr. ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, there have been discussions among the parties, and if you seek it, I hope you will find unanimous consent for the following motion: that ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Outremont. Today is May 13, and it my father's first birthday since his death. ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, in the last Parliament, the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights tabled a report on improving support for jurors in Canada. Across party ...

Spoke in the House on Port of Montreal Operations Act, 2021 Madam Speaker, it is always a pleasure to work with the member for Thérèse-De Blainville, even though we do not agree on this matter. We do ...

Spoke in the House on (topic unknown) Mr. Speaker, as I finished yesterday, I was talking about the history of the Port of Montreal and the dispute that has led us to this ...

Spoke in the House on (topic unknown) Mr. Speaker, the Port of Montreal is vital to the economies of both Canada and Quebec. It is the main point of entry for goods and ...

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