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

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter In Dundas ... minutes away from tree lighting! 🌲Great crowd and wonderful atmosphere #hamont https://t.co/bvNoRWPx5e

Posted on Twitter Thank-you @GlobalHamiltonC for sharing some of the barriers International students face on their path to Permanent Residence. #HamOnt

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Yesterday, I asked Min. @SohiAmarjeet about Canada Infrastructure Bank and the progress being made on the appointme… https://t.co/gRrjm1w8N8

Posted on Twitter So impressed with @mcgillu's Women in House participant, @deboyebo. You made my day! #AddWomenChangePolitics… https://t.co/WYVS3OmgR5

Posted on Twitter Thank you @ashly__yu , it was an honour to be included in your “Elect More Women" article. I am inspired by your h… https://t.co/4hKe1ca6Vf

Mentioned by CBC.ca MPs face the dilemma of figuring out who to invite to election debates and who to leave out "What about your thoughts on who should be included in the leaders debates?" Liberal MP Filomena Tassi asked Karina Gould, the minister for democratic institutions, at the House of Commons committee on procedure and House affairs Tuesday. "Is there a ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, our government is making unprecedented investments in infrastructure of $186 billion over 12 years. We know that these investments are essential. We also know ...

Voted Yes on Vote #400 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Posted on Twitter We can all do our part to make sure every child feels safe, happy and loved. #HamOnt @UNICEF #WorldChildrensDay https://t.co/AXfSjiCNw7

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Private Members' Business, Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 1b under House of ... I would like to thank you for coming here today. I appreciate your passion on this subject matter, and the work you've done. As chair of ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, it is a great honour for me to rise today to speak to Bill C-63. This bill is excellent news for my constituents in ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Tobacco Act Mr. Speaker, my question has to do with youth. I have had the privilege and honour of working with youth for 20 years, and one of ...

Spoke in the House on We Scare Hunger Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize St. Thomas More Catholic Secondary School, in my riding, for the We Scare Hunger campaign. We Scare Hunger is ...

Spoke in the House on Transportation Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, my colleague mentioned “unintended consequences” a number of times. He has probably heard that from our side. The Minister of Finance has used the ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, on behalf of my constituency, I am very pleased to have an opportunity to ask the member a question this afternoon. The first thing ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50 In terms of that concern, I think that if you're having an event, you're going to advertise the person who's coming and you're not going to ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I wish to assure the member that softwood lumber and forestry are very important to this government, which is why we have invested more ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50 You're not the first to say that. I note that point with interest. I suppose when you're looking at a minister, for example, as was mentioned ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, if you seek it, I believe that you will find consent for the following travel motion. I move: That, in relation to the 2017 ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50 I'm interested in the list of exclusions, in terms of your comments on the list of those who are excluded from having to record their names. ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50 With respect to the exemptions that are listed, and we heard the question previously raised with respect to the PSW, in terms of those who are ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50 That's very good to hear. We don't want people penalized for an inadvertent error. You're making it clear that it has to be intentional. There's been ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by TheRecord.com Ancaster Arts Centre fundraising nears $2 million Earlier this summer, Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas MP Filomena Tassi encouraged the art centre's organizers to apply for the federal government's Canada 150 funding, which has about $168 million available for cultural and heritage infrastructure ...

Mentioned by TheSpec.com Ancaster Arts Centre fundraising nears $2 million Earlier this summer, Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas MP Filomena Tassi encouraged the art centre's organizers to apply for the federal government's Canada 150 funding, which has about $168 million available for cultural and heritage infrastructure ...

Mentioned by CHCH News Minister of National Defence in Hamilton for two day visit ... this afternoon at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum to lay a wreath at the Afghanistan War Memorial. Sajjan is expected to visit James Street businesses with Mayor Fred Eisenberger and local Liberal MP's Filomena Tassi and Bob Bratina tomorrow.

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Airline passengers will be protected under proposed 'bill of rights' Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau, (centre) accompanies Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas Liberal MP Filomena Tassi on a tour of Hamilton International Airport Aug. 14. Vijay Bathija (left) president of the airport escorts the two politicians. - By ...

Mentioned by OurWindsor.ca Airline passengers will be protected under proposed 'bill of rights' Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau, (centre) accompanies Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas Liberal MP Filomena Tassi on a tour of Hamilton International Airport Aug. 14. Vijay Bathija (left) president of the airport escorts the two politicians. - By ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Changes to the Standing Orders, Chief Electoral Officer’s report entitled "An Electoral ... Mr. Chair, we're getting to the point where I feel that the witness is being badgered. This point has been made. She has graciously responded to ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under House of Commons, Vote 1 under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Mr. Perrault, for your testimony today and excellent responses to the questions. I have one area of questioning that I ...