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Liberal MP for Toronto Centre (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Appreciate all the feedback on #TaxFairness we have received so far. See our proposals and add your voice here: https://t.co/KQdcwryDK3

Posted on Twitter Toute la rétroaction reçue sur l’#équitéfiscale est appréciée. Voyez nos propositions et partagez votre opinion ici: https://t.co/dy1YYWFPZ3

Posted on Twitter Stopped by the set of #TorCen's homegrown success story, @KimsConvenience. Thanks for the Smarties, Appa & Umma! https://t.co/nEw7hfuZTk

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Proud to speak at tonight's @epilepsytoronto Soirée. A fun night in support of a great cause. https://t.co/1rQXDVqCFT

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter I'm very much in listening mode for our #TaxFairness consultation. Join the conversation here:… https://t.co/XxWuy7jXYB

Posted on Twitter Je suis en mode écoute pour notre consultation sur l’#équitéfiscale. Joignez vous à la conversation ici:… https://t.co/iSXFpn8X0y

A week ago

Mentioned by National Post Doctors and other professionals push back against proposed tax reforms aimed at high earners Finance Minister Bill Morneau's proposal to restrict the use of private corporations as a tax-saving vehicle will hit many professionals hard, but especially doctors who are mounting a publicity campaign against it and gathering allies from other ...

Mentioned by National Post Doctors and other professionals push back against proposed tax reforms aimed at high earners Finance Minister Bill Morneau's proposal to restrict the use of private corporations as a tax-saving vehicle will hit many professionals hard, but especially doctors who are mounting a publicity campaign against it and gathering allies from other ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Toronto Sun Small businesses and farms need to stand up to the Liberals lousy new tax plans Tell your MP in no uncertain terms, as he or she flips burgers or pancakes, that if Finance Minister Bill Morneau goes ahead with his plan to increase income taxes on entrepreneurs and farmers by 80 to 100%, you will never vote Liberal again. Ever ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Toronto Sun Killing the entrepreneurial spirit In the dead of summer, federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau has announced consultations that he says will address the issue of tax fairness for private corporations. The announcement was called: “Next steps in improving fairness in the tax system by ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Proposed corporation rules could be taxing for dozens of MPs Dozens of members of Parliament could end up paying higher taxes as a result of Finance Minister Bill Morneau's move to tighten the tax rules for private corporations. A study by CBC News of ethics reports filed by Canada's MPs ... However, in many ...

Mentioned by durhamregion.com Federal minister's visit appreciated by Land Over Landings Thank you for your article on the recent visit of the federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau to North Pickering. Land Over Landings was delighted to be asked by our MP Jennifer O'Connell to co-ordinate the visit to Joyfully Organic Farm and to introduce ...

Two months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke in the House on Finance Mr. Speaker, I want to be very clear with this House: we have a plan, and that plan is working. What we have seen over the ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, we have very important goals when it comes to cannabis. We want to put criminals out of business and we want a system that ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, let us review the facts. We reduced taxes on middle-class Canadians. The average for a family is $540 less per year. The average for ...

Spoke in the House on Finance Mr. Speaker, I think the member is absolutely right in saying that we need to be very clear that we are focused on bank regulations so ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, we absolutely want to be clear on taxes. We lowered taxes on middle-class Canadians. We raised them on the top 1%. All I can ...

Spoke in the House on Securities Mr. Speaker, we respect the jurisdiction of Quebec. We believe that the cooperative capital markets regime is something that can help our economy work well with ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, when it comes to taxes, we know that we did the right thing by raising taxes on the top 1% and by lowering taxes ...

Spoke in the House on Paris Agreement Mr. Speaker, the economy and the environment go hand in hand. We say it often enough, and it is certainly true. Until now, the global pursuit ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-budget consultations 2016 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the entire committee for inviting me here. It's a pleasure to be here, and of course, ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-2 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act