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  • His favourite word is marijuana.

Liberal MP for Scarborough Southwest (Ontario)

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

Today

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 ...

Two days ago

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

This week

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 ...

A week ago

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 ...

Mentioned by AppsforPCdaily Canada announces legislation to legalize recreational marijuana On that note, there are now 42 companies that have been authorized by Health Canada to produce medicinal marijuana across the country. Member of Parliament Bill Blair, a former head of the Toronto Police Department, said the legalization of marijuana ...

Posted on Twitter Today we reflect on sacrifice, forgiveness, hope, and optimism. I wish everyone a joyful Easter celebration in Scar… https://t.co/AuNFMgy2ub

Posted on Twitter Knowing the health risks of Cannabis can help Canadians make healthier choices. https://t.co/egrsMoczn8

Posted on Twitter I hope interested Canadians will find this a useful introduction to the Cannabis Act. https://t.co/uk1JyDD4oG

Voted Yes on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Voted No on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

Two weeks ago

Voted No on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Voted No on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I rise to speak to Bill S-230. I would like to begin by expressing my very sincere appreciation to the hon. member for Richmond—Arthabaska ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to rise on this issue and to do my very best to respond to the concerns and issues raised by ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Bangladesh Mr. Speaker, on March 26, Bangladeshi Canadians across Canada will mark the 46th anniversary of the independence of Bangladesh. Canada was one of the first countries ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise to respond to the member for Lévis—Lotbinière's inquiry. It would appear that the member opposite is relying almost entirely ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, our government is very committed to ensuring that we do the right thing to protect victims and to combat human trafficking, the victims of ...