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  • Her favourite word is respect.

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

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

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Voted No on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Voted No on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month ago

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Hamilton waits for federal funding after 2017 budget release Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger (centre) hopes Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left), Hamilton East-Stoney Creek Liberal MP Bob Bratrina (right) and Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas Liberal MP Filomena Tassi (centre) come through with needed ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

More than 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 ...

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 ...