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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.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #367 Private Members' Business M-108 (Contribution of ranchers and farmers)

Voted No on Vote #366 on Bill C-349 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other acts (criminal organization)

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I was very pleased to hear my colleague mention the integrity of the finance minister. I have heard many comments from members opposite about ...

Voted Yes on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted No on Vote #364 Opposition Motion (Implementation of a universal pharmacare program)

Voted No on Vote #363 Opposition Motion (Minister of Finance's documents submitted to the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner)

A week ago

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) NWT pot legislation could set rules for mail order marijuana, local prohibition Community governments in the Northwest Territories will have the control over cannabis distribution that the government of the Northwest Territories gives them. This was the message from N.W.T. MP Michael McLeod and Liberal MP Bill Blair. Blair, the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT pot legislation could set rules for mail order marijuana, local prohibition Community governments in the Northwest Territories will have the control over cannabis distribution that the government of the Northwest Territories gives them. This was the message from N.W.T. MP Michael McLeod and Liberal MP Bill Blair. Blair, the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Prime minister's point person on marijuana file in Yellowknife for town hall A town hall on cannabis legalization will be held in Yellowknife Wednesday night, headed by the prime minister's point person on the marijuana file. N.W.T. MP Michael McLeod will hold the meeting with MP Bill Blair, who is the parliamentary secretary ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to begin by informing you that I will be splitting my time this afternoon with the member for Thérèse-De Blainville. It ...

Spoke in the House on Medical Assistance in Dying Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot for the opportunity to speak on this important issue. Legislation on medical assistance in dying ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for Chicoutimi—Le Fjord for his tireless work on behalf of his constituents and for his strong ...

Spoke in the House on Journalistic Sources Protection Act Madam Speaker, I am very pleased to have the opportunity to rise in the House today and speak to Bill S-231, an act to amend the ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, by taking bold steps to address affordability, accessibility, and appropriate prescribing, we are working with all of our provincial partners to bring prices down ...

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 in the House on Marijuana Mr. Speaker, let us be very clear. What police forces actually said was that they needed access to the resources and the training in order to ...

A month ago

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 ...

Mentioned by yorkregion.com 'We've got to get the facts out': Markham resident on marijuana use This was one of the messages MP Bill Blair had at a town hall discussion at Cornell Community Centre Sunday. Markham-Stouffville MP Jane Philpott and Markham-Thornhill MP Mary Ng hosted the meeting on the legalization and regulation of cannabis with ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Bill Blair on police pot concerns: 'We're making sure that they get what they need' Former Toronto police chief Bill Blair says Canadian cops already have many of the tools they need to contend with legal marijuana, and the target date for legalization remains July 1, 2018. In an interview with The West Block's Vassy Kapelos, the now ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Bill Blair on police pot concerns: 'We're making sure that they get what they need' Former Toronto police chief Bill Blair says Canadian cops already have many of the tools they need to contend with legal marijuana, and the target date for legalization remains July 1, 2018. In an interview with The West Block's Vassy Kapelos, the now ...

Posted on Twitter It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of a dear friend and colleague. Our prayers are with his fam… https://t.co/JhnRDcO0Is

Posted on Twitter Canadian Nurses Association supports public health framework of C-45 as an excellent opportunity to prevent harms of Cannabis use.

Posted on Twitter .@CPHA_ACSP Ian Culbert has told #HESA that we can't afford to wait any longer to implement a regulated cannabis market to protect our kids.

Posted on Twitter We are taking the time to do this right but the price of delay is billions more in profit to org. crime and continued risk for our kids 6/6

Posted on Twitter Not only will police retain their existing powers to fight org. crime but GoC has announced $274M to provide more resources to do so. 5/

Posted on Twitter Bill C-45 retains the criminal sanctions against illicit production and trafficking. 4/

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to ensuring our criminal justice system keeps communities safe, protects victims, and holds offenders to account. As the court in ...