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  • His favourite word is police.

Liberal MP for Scarborough Southwest (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 53% of the vote.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Wishing all my friends a safe and happy long weekend.

This week

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I am very pleased to have the opportunity to rise in the House to join in the second reading debate on Bill C-46, an ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Madam Speaker, I thank my colleague from Brossard—Saint-Lambert for her question and her efforts in supporting this cause. We are proud to have introduced Bill C-46, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Happy Mother’s Day to all of the hard working moms and special women in Scarborough Southwest. #MothersDay2017 https://t.co/u8Rcmrf7kH

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Legal and Constitutional Affairs Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), I have the honour to table, in both official languages, a document entitled, “Proposals to correct certain anomalies, inconsistencies ...

Spoke in the House on Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have the opportunity to discuss this morning, Bill C-338, an act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, which ...

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Madam Speaker, our government is committed to ensuring Canadians have access to justice in the official language of their choice. Budget 2017 proposes to provide $2 ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Glad to be back at the #Scarborough Retirement Residence today. https://t.co/AMcyDmoPi2

A month ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Marijuana legalization presents both potential political risks and gains for Liberals, say insiders Health Minister Jane Philpott, Liberal MP and parliamentary secretary Bill Blair, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould are the lead political players on the legalization of marijuana. The Hill Times photographs by ...

Posted on Twitter I had the opportunity to meet a group of performers preparing for Bengali New Year festivities at @WestScarborough… https://t.co/iJQMROheoj

Posted on Twitter @frndsofoakridge Had a great time at Eco Day organized by the Friends of Oakridge Park! This is what #EarthDay is a… https://t.co/J0S9b8ScGk

Posted on Twitter Thank you to the Danforth Gardens Neighbourhood Association for organizing an Earth Day cleanup of St. Clair Ravine… https://t.co/BGhRzjQ44k

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Bill Blair calls Marc Emery's claim that pot makes people better drivers 'complete nonsense' Bill Blair calls Marc Emery's claim that pot makes people better drivers 'complete nonsense'. By David Shum Web Producer Global News. more. WATCH ABOVE: Liberal MP & former Toronto police chief Bill Blair responds to Marc Emery's comments about the ...

Mentioned by Inquirer.net Canada unveils legislation to legalize marijuana “We know that criminal prohibition has failed,” former-police-chief-turned-MP Bill Blair, who spearheaded the initiative, told a press conference. “Legalization,” he said, “seeks to regulate and restrict access to cannabis and will make Canada safer ...

Mentioned by Normangee Star Canada's Government Introduces Bill To Legalize Recreational Marijuana Member of Parliament Bill Blair, a former head of the Toronto Police Department, said the legalization of marijuana will better protect young people and cut out organized crime. Trafficking cannabis outside the government's new legal framework would ...

Mentioned by Inquirer.net Canada unveils legislation to legalize marijuana “We know that criminal prohibition has failed,” former-police-chief-turned-MP Bill Blair, who spearheaded the initiative, told a press conference. “Legalization,” he said, “seeks to regulate and restrict access to cannabis and will make Canada safer ...

Mentioned by pppFocus Cannabis Act: Canada set to legalise marijuana to keep children 'safe' “We know that criminal prohibition has failed”, former-police-chief-turned-MP Bill Blair, who spearheaded the initiative, told a press conference. “We have a responsibility to act as expeditiously as we can”. 'The only control that is now in place is ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Marijuana Mr. Speaker, our government has been very clear that we take the issue of maintaining the safety of our roads very seriously. We have a made ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Madam Speaker, I am pleased to have the opportunity today to join the debate on the motion related to private member's Bill C-226. I would like ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I am also pleased to rise and speak to the motion concerning Bill C-247, an act to amend the Criminal Code regarding passive detection ...