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Liberal MP for Hamilton West—Ancaster—Dundas (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 48% of the vote.

A week ago

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Ancaster Liberal MP Filomena Tassi still 'fighting' for arts centre Hamilton Liberal MP Filomena Tassi (centre) says she is still "fighting" to get funding for the proposed arts centre in Ancaster. She said such a facility will benefit the entire city. Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger (left) and Hamilton Liberal MP Bob ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Italian Heritage Month Mr. Speaker, I thank all my colleagues in the House. I am so proud and honoured to rise today to speak to Motion No. 64 that ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members of Parliament within ... The only point that I would like to add, Mr. Chair, is that we all agree at this table that this is a very important matter. ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I recognize, as we all do, that we are here to represent Canadians, and I say as a new member how impressed I am ...

Spoke in the House on Business of the House Mr. Speaker, there has been discussion among the parties and I believe you will find consent for the following motion: That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or ...

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Digital revolution has started in health care, says federal Health Minister Jane Philpott Canadian Health Minister Jane Philpott (left) was one of the keynote speakers to Mohawk College's Apps for Health conference April 27. Also attending the conference was federal Liberal MP Filomena Tassi (right). - By Kevin Werner, HCN. Mohawk College's ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, the member mentioned right and wrong. This is day seven. We have been discussing this for seven days in the House and essentially we ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada and JDRF join forces to defeat diabetes Members of the All-Party Juvenile Diabetes Caucus – Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, MP for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country, Sonia Sidhu, MP for Brampton South, and Filomena Tassi, MP for Hamilton West—Ancaster—Dundas – were on ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Journal Government of Canada and JDRF join forces to defeat diabetes Members of the All-Party Juvenile Diabetes Caucus – Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, MP for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country, Sonia Sidhu, MP for Brampton South, and Filomena Tassi, MP for Hamilton West—Ancaster—Dundas – were on ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Government of Canada and JDRF join forces to defeat diabetes Members of the All-Party Juvenile Diabetes Caucus – Pamela Goldsmith-Jones, MP for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country, Sonia Sidhu, MP for Brampton South, and Filomena Tassi, MP for Hamilton West—Ancaster—Dundas – were on ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Madam Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Brampton North. I came to this place to serve. I have had two previous ...

Mentioned by HamiltonNews MP Filomena Tassi visits Ancaster's Immaculate Conception school Member of Parliament Filomena Tassi received a warm Canadian welcome during a visit with Canada's Kids on March 29. Tassi was treated to a rousing rendition of This Land Is Your Land, presented with gifts and autographs when she dropped by ...

Spoke in the House on Post-secondary Policy Forum Challenge Mr. Speaker, our democracy thrives when each new generation produces thoughtful leaders and thinkers. Today I am pleased to announce that five students from McMaster, which ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Karam Kitchen Mr. Speaker, in February 2014, Hamilton City Council passed a motion declaring itself a sanctuary city. Since then, Hamilton has opened its arms and its resources ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Vote 1c under Parliamentary Protective Service Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for your presence here today. I'm new to this committee, so I apologize if my questions are basic, but they ...

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to continue our second reading debate about Bill C-23, legislation that gives us the opportunity to provide faster, charter-protected travel for ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Private Members' Business and Briefing with the Minister of Democratic Institutions I'd like to begin by thanking my colleague, Mr. Christopherson, for his congratulations. I appreciate that and it's very well received. Like everyone else on the ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to go back to Dr. Fitzgerald and your comment about mental health being of national interest. There's no question about ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you, Chair. Mr. Creek, I loved your suggestion about incorporating seniors into university campuses and residences. As a chaplain, I've connected youth with seniors through ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies I too wish to begin by thanking each and every one of you for being here today and sharing your stories, your expertise, and the commitment ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Okay, thank you. My next question is going to go to the Meticulon group. Everything that I've heard today with respect to the hiring of individuals ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you all for your submissions and input today. My questions are for Ms. Hare. You work in a company that offers opportunities to individuals and ...