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Liberal MP for Toronto Centre (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 58% of the vote.

Yesterday

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Facebook executive with Liberal ties denies lobbying Finance Minister Bill Morneau Facebook's top representative in Canada told MPs he provided personal support to Bill Morneau in helping the Finance Minister promote his federal budget on the social media platform, but said none of his interactions meet the threshold required to ...

Posted on Twitter C'est un plaisir de rencontrer @stevenmnuchin1 aux @IMFNews alors que nous poursuivons notre travail pour créer des… https://t.co/U1idby5kTy

Posted on Twitter A pleasure to meet with @stevenmnuchin1 at the @IMFNews as we continue our work to create jobs and strengthen the m… https://t.co/vVrQv0phrZ

Posted on Twitter Equality, economic growth, and a strong middle class are top of mind at this year’s @IMFNews Spring Meetings. Delig… https://t.co/BX4j55SzTL

Posted on Twitter L’égalité, la croissance économique et une classe moyenne forte sont les priorités lors des réunions printanières d… https://t.co/Eb8N1FmatG

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Didn't vote on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

Mentioned by CBC.ca MP committee's report on pharmacare landing today Bill Morneau's latest budget is as much about what's IN IT... As it is about what's NOT in it. What's in: $21.5 billion in new spending over 6 years, including $1.4 billion for First Nations Child and Family Services, and 5 weeks of extra leave for two ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Being open to the world and to strategic international partnerships, trade and investment will help Canada prosper… https://t.co/4mhZaaqegp

Posted on Twitter L’ouverture au monde, au commerce, à l’investissement et aux partenariats stratégiques internationaux permet au Can… https://t.co/tnbxZnvaxF

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Budget bill, 'irregular' border crossers on the agenda as regular House, Hill business resumes Topping the government's post-break to-do list: The first of what will likely be at least two omnibus bills to formalize various provisions unveiled in Finance Minister Bill Morneau's latest budget, which is set to make its second-reading debut this ...

Mentioned by Goldstream News Gazette MP Report: It's time for a national pharmacare plan Fast-forward to today, and we see the current Finance Minister, Bill Morneau, advocating for a public-private pharmacare system – an idea haphazardly lifted from the NDP platform, but which, under his vision, would just exacerbate inequality. For many ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Kinder Morgan dispute dominates political agenda as Morneau, Notley prepare to meet WATCH ABOVE: Bill Morneau avoids question about stopping transfer payments to B.C. over Trans Mountain pipeline ahead of meeting with Notley. X. - A A +. Listen. The Kinder Morgan pipeline dispute between B.C. and Alberta continues to dominate the ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by The Rebel Anthony Furey: Bill Morneau calls Lisa Raitt a "neanderthal" On last night's show, Sun columnist Anthony Furey joined me to discuss Trudeau's Finance Minister Bill Morneau mansplaining women's issues to Conservative MP Lisa Raitt, and calling his opponents "neanderthals." Trudeau's recently unveiled feminist ...

Three weeks ago

Didn't vote on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Didn't vote on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

Introduced legislation Government bill C-74 An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other measures

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Interim Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1 and 5 under Canada ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. It's a pleasure to be here to discuss “Budget 2018: Equality and Growth for a Strong Middle Class”, and to speak about ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, as we consider the way our economy is changing, with large international firms that have new business models, we are going to carefully figure ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, we were very pleased to put forward a committee to take a look at how we can ensure that we deal with getting pharmaceutical ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, I hate to let facts get in the way of rhetoric, but perhaps we can consider what actually was the inheritance this government took ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget moved: That this House approve in general the budgetary policy of the government. Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House today to table ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, we have seen real improvements over the last couple of years for middle-class Canadians, more confidence, and among the lowest unemployment rates in the ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, I think it is important to start with the facts. When we came into office, the federal tax rate on small businesses was 11%. ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, I am not sure how many times we will have the same question asked. As I said, I gave direction to sell the shares ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, I am absolutely happy to answer the question. As has been reported in the press, I did sell shares when I came into office. ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-63, A Second Act to Implement Certain Provisions ... As I was mentioning, with the Canada child benefit, importantly, we've helped to lift about 300,000 children out of poverty. Consumer confidence is up, Mr. Chair, ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2017 and other measures

Spoke at the Finance committee on Tax Planning Using Private Corporations: Contributions to the Department of Finance’s Consultations Thank you, Mr. Chair. I do have an opening statement. First of all, to the honourable members, it's a pleasure to be here. Thank you for ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-44 Thank you very much, Chair and honourable colleagues. I am very pleased to talk to you today about Bill C-44, An Act to implement certain provisions ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-44 An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2017 and other measures

Spoke at the Finance committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Votes 1 and 5 under Department of Finance, Vote ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Yes, I do have an opening statement. Thank you, committee members, for having me here today. I'm very pleased to be here ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-43 An Act respecting a payment to be made out of the Consolidated Revenue Fund to support a pan-Canadian artificial intelligence strategy

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-29 and Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Votes 1b and 5b under ... Thank you. Good afternoon, Mr. Chair and members of the committee. I am pleased to be here to discuss Bill C-29, A second Act to implement ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Fall Economic Statement 2016 Thank you, Mr. Chair. It's a pleasure for me to address this committee. Yesterday in the House of Commons I introduced the fall economic statement for ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2016 and other measures

Introduced legislation Government bill C-27 An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985

Introduced legislation Government bill C-26 An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act and the Income Tax Act

Spoke at the Finance committee on Canada Pension Plan Agreement Thank you very much. Thank you, Mr. Chair and members of the committee. I'm pleased to be here to talk to you about our historic agreement ...