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

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

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

This week

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 ...

Two weeks 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 ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Ontario, Canada team up to provide $345000 for Hamilton's meat industry In Hamilton, it is a $2 billion industry. “This is amazing news for Hamilton's beautiful rural areas,” said Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas Liberal MP Filomena Tassi. Also taking part in the announcement was Hamilton East-Stoney Creek Liberal MP Bob ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I would like to commend the hon. member for an excellent speech. I really appreciate the passion he has for this topic. It came ...

Spoke in the House on Pink Shirt Day Mr. Speaker, today Canadians are wearing pink shirts to stand up against bullying. This a topic that touches everyone, because we have all been affected by ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the hon. member said that this opposition day motion had played with words, and was been playing politics. I would agree with him. The ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, trade is going to allow us to export products, which is very important. It is good for the manufacturing sector. In my riding, a ...

Mentioned by HamiltonNews MP Filomena Tassi cracking government whip 'gently' Filomena Tassi's days on Parliament Hill just got longer, but she insists she doesn't mind. As her government's new deputy whip, the rookie Liberal MP's job is to help ensure her party's MPs are on hand for votes or, as was the case in her first week ...

Spoke in the House on Business of the House Mr. Speaker, I ask for unanimous consent for the following motion. I move: That notwithstanding any standing order or usual practice of the house the Minister ...

Two 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 ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Government Invests in New Greenhouse Technology for Organic Microgreens Member of Parliament Filomena Tassi, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, today announced up to $640,585 in funding to Greenbelt Microgreens to modernize a new 3.5 acre greenhouse facility with state-of-the-art ...

Mentioned by Digital Journal Government Invests in New Greenhouse Technology for Organic Microgreens Member of Parliament Filomena Tassi, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, today announced up to $640,585 in funding to Greenbelt Microgreens to modernize a new 3.5 acre greenhouse facility with state-of-the-art ...

Mentioned by AM900 CHML Investing more green in a local greenhouse Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas Liberal MP Filomena Tassi has announced more than 640-thousand dollars in funding for Greenbelt Microgreens in Lynden. The repayable loan has been used to modernize a new 3.5 acre greenhouse facility with ...

Mentioned by Military Technologies Government Invests in New Greenhouse Technology for Organic Microgreens Member of Parliament Filomena Tassi, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Lawrence MacAulay, today announced up to $640,585 in funding to Greenbelt Microgreens to modernize a new 3.5 acre greenhouse facility with state-of-the-art ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you. Ms. Bezanson, I want to ask you a question quickly. I like this notion of the school-to-work transition strategy. What exactly would it look ...