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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.

Today

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun Calvin White: This is who we are, unfortunately Former Toronto police chief and current MP Bill Blair is a point man on marijuana legalization. Former B.C. Solicitor General and West Vancouver Police Chief Kash Heed is a consultant for marijuana companies. The list of government and policing honchos ...

Three days 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

Posted on Twitter The passage of Bill C-46 in the Senate today will give law enforcement and the courts the tools they need to keep… https://t.co/YwKADUlDvL

This week

Mentioned by Manila Bulletin Canada lawmakers vote to legalize cannabis Legalizing weed was a 2015 campaign promise of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has acknowledged smoking a joint with friends “five or six times” including since being elected as an MP. The Liberal government's pointman on the pot file, Bill Blair ...

Posted on Twitter @WilliamJHague @Telegraph This is a compelling and thoughtful piece written by a respected pillar of the UK Conserv… https://t.co/T6SY9XDP3d

Mentioned by Drug & Alcohol Testing Association of Canada (DATAC) (blog) Possibility of mandatory drug testing in some jobs With the date for cannabis legalization looming across the country, the Trudeau government is now exploring the possibility of making drug tests in certain workplaces mandatory. According to MP Bill Blair, people in safety-sensitive jobs like pilots ...

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 ...

Mentioned by indiablooms Canada: Marijuana will be legalised in Sept if bill passes by this week, says Blair Ottawa, Jun 18 (IBNS): Canadian MP Bill Blair has said the use of marijuana will be legalised in September if the bill passes by the end of this week, media reports said. In an interview with CTV News, Blair said: "Upon Royal Assent a decision will be ...

Mentioned by Channel NewsAsia Canada lawmakers vote to legalise cannabis Legalising weed was a 2015 campaign promise of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has acknowledged smoking a joint with friends "five or six times" including since being elected as an MP. The Liberal government's pointman on the pot file, Bill Blair ...

Mentioned by Free Malaysia Today Canada lawmakers vote to legalize cannabis Legalizing weed was a 2015 campaign promise of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who has acknowledged smoking a joint with friends “five or six times” including since being elected as an MP. The Liberal government's pointman on the pot file, Bill Blair ...

Posted on Twitter Our government is committed to helping families. Today, the Canada Child Benefit was increased to reflect the risin… https://t.co/OD5KVnOBVF

Posted on Twitter Happy Father's Day to all the hard-working, loving and supportive dads here in Scarborough Southwest! Thank you for… https://t.co/l60soknoak

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @davidakin Of course they will but I would not want them to think my absence was a sign of disrespect or indifferen… https://t.co/RumN7jhfu5

Posted on Twitter @davidakin I have several mosques in my riding and a very large Muslim population that I am honoured to serve. The… https://t.co/BF3WedQ9KJ

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 ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...