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  • His favourite word is cannabis.

Liberal MP for Scarborough Southwest (Ontario)

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

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Attristé par le terrible acte de violence ce matin à Fredericton; je suis la situation de près. J'offre mes sincère… https://t.co/jQ5662ux5I

Posted on Twitter I am saddened by the terrible act of violence this morning in Fredericton & am monitoring the situation closely. I… https://t.co/FHZmktFUf1

Posted on Twitter Today, my interns had an opportunity to visit Giant Tiger at Kennedy Road. They loved hearing from the community at… https://t.co/Ha9Wpv1Mbz

Posted on Twitter Tomorrow, Aug 8th (Wednesday) my interns will be at Giant Tiger [682 Kennedy Rd] from 12:30-2:00pm. Please come by… https://t.co/5txDGpBZWa

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca $11M from Ottawa for asylum seekers 'an important step forward,' Toronto mayor says Tory and Bill Blair, federal minister of border security, told at a morning news conference that the additional funding has been formally transferred to the city's control. The funding comes days after ... shelters at some point. The money transferred ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Asylum seekers in Toronto being moved from college dormitories ahead of deadline: Bill Blair Debate about asylum-seekers needs to stop, experts warn. Earlier this year, the federal government pledge $50 million to assist Quebec, Ontario and Manitoba with the costs associated with asylum seekers. LISTEN: MP Bill Blair on asylum seekers ...

Posted on Twitter My summer interns visiting Warden Woods Community Center at SSW for our Mobile Pop-Up Station. Come say hi ! https://t.co/Qdk7D9Fx12

Mentioned by PembinaValleyOnline.com Riding Association Spokesperson Defends Cabinet Shuffle While opposition parties have mostly criticized the latest cabinet shuffle by the Trudeau government, the Portage-Lisgar Liberal Riding Association spokesperson feels it's a positive move. Ken Werbiski especially points to MP Bill Blair taking the ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Hill Times Why 'fearless' Conservative MP Michelle Rempel won't back down from a fight It's a week before her well-publicized Immigration Committee showdown with Border Minister Bill Blair and Safety Minister Ralph Goodale. Conservative MP Michelle Rempel is sitting in her sixth floor Valour Building office in Ottawa, fielding questions ...

Mentioned by PortageOnline.com Riding Association Spokesperson Defends Cabinet Shuffle While opposition parties have mostly criticized the latest cabinet shuffle by the Trudeau government, the Portage-Lisgar Liberal Riding Association spokesperson feels it's a positive move. Ken Werbiski especially points to MP Bill Blair taking the ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca What are we debating when we debate border crossers? If witness and MP were from different parties, there was a lot of interrupting. Liberal MPs who were delighted to let Liberal cabinet ministers Ralph Goodale and Bill Blair talk as long as they liked were suddenly very concerned about “my time” when ...

Posted on Twitter Fantastic turnout at my second Ice Cream Social of the summer yesterday at Gordonridge Place in #SSW https://t.co/2ldvd7aXDX

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, the pan-Canadian health human resource strategy, HHRS, was a Health Canada funded initiative to help recruit and retain health care providers and promote optimal ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Mr. Speaker, I rise today to acknowledge the passing of Bill C-45 in the Senate and to recognize the substantial work undertaken by all parliamentarians. I ...

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Madam Speaker, I am very pleased to rise in the House to speak to Bill C-45, the cannabis act. I would like to begin my remarks ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Madam Speaker, I want to begin by thanking the member opposite for her remarks and for her hard work on the health committee. Her opinions are ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, Public Safety Canada is mandated to keep Canadians safe from a wide range of natural disasters, including wildfires. The Government Operations Centre, acting on ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, we are absolutely committed to maintaining a safe and respectful work environment for all members of the public service. We are working closely with ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, our government remains unwavering in our commitment to protect the safety of Canadians and to keep our borders secure. Irregular border crossers are thoroughly ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time this evening with my friend from West Nova. I also want to take the opportunity to apologize to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-46 Thank you very much. I'll begin by thanking all the witnesses for appearing before us today. I offer my voice of commendation to MADD Canada for ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-46 Thank you, Chief Harel. I want to assure you that this government is listening to the advice and the sense of urgency conveyed by the CACP ...