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Liberal MP for Toronto Centre (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Sonja was a trailblazer whose generosity and leadership has had a profoundly positive impact on our Toronto communi… https://t.co/5EOyW9Wae2

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter While I’m working away in Ottawa, Casper is napping away a rainy #LoveYourPetDay. https://t.co/H4PyS9QTZk

This week

Posted on Twitter Thanks for showing me around, @Scotia_DF!

Posted on Twitter No shortage of creativity and innovation here at the Digital Factory in Toronto. Innovators here are working on new… https://t.co/1NqlgohBcX

Posted on Twitter Aucun manque de créativité et d’innovation ici à la Digital Factory de Toronto. Les innovateurs travaillent sur de… https://t.co/zxgkKcXD9v

A week ago

Posted on Twitter A productive discussion this morning with Canada's Big City Mayors & @FCM_Online. Together, we can continue to buil… https://t.co/BBZkbYe9XO

Voted No on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted Yes on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted No on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted Yes on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen City of Ottawa pitches super library to Morneau Finance Minister Bill Morneau heard a pitch Monday from city officials who want the federal government to spend millions on a super library in the nation's capital. Mayor Jim Watson and Coun. Tim Tierney, who chairs the Ottawa Public Library board, met ...

A month ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca ​Liberals vow more money in budget 2018 for First Nations child welfare, NDP pegs shortfall at $300M Philpott confirmed this week Finance Minister Bill Morneau is on board with an injection of funds to address gaps first identified by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) ruling. The tribunal found the federal government was discriminating against ...

Mentioned by Nation Valley News (press release) (blog) Lauzon invites public to pre-budget consultations in Cornwall, Morrisburg MP Guy Lauzon listens to the public in his last federal finances-related consultation at The Ramada Inn, in October 2017. At the time, local business owners vented considerable fury at plans by Liberal Finance Minister Bill Morneau to increase taxes on ...

Mentioned by TCT New ethics commissioner to continue probe into Morneau Canada's new Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion says he has informed Finance Minister Bill Morneau that the investigation into whether he broke the Conflict of Interest Act will proceed. Former ethics commissioner Mary Dawson began investigating Morneau's ...

Mentioned by Mendon Journal New ethics commissioner to continue probe into Morneau Canada's new Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion says he has informed Finance Minister Bill Morneau that the investigation into whether he broke the Conflict of Interest Act will proceed. Former ethics commissioner Mary Dawson began investigating Morneau's ...

Mentioned by Watershed Sentinel (press release) Tax Havens and the Other Paris Agreement It's not clear whether the Bill Morneau/Tax Revolt saga that roiled the media and Parliament throughout the last half of 2017 will continue in 2018, but it looks likely. By mid-December pundits and politicians were calling for the Finance Minister to ...

Two 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%. ...

Three months ago

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 in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Madam Speaker, I would like to remind the member that Bill C-63 has been debated extensively in the House and at the finance committee. We have ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank the hon. member for Nunavut for his question and for the important work he is doing for his communities. We are always ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, what is clear is that the member opposite might not understand how it works in this House. The way it works is that we ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to talk about what we are trying to do on behalf of all Canadians. We know that having a tax ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-15 Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. For clarity, Nick Leswick is assistant deputy minister, economic and fiscal policy, and he's really good at his job too. ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-15 An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2016 and other measures