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  • His favourite word is economy.

Liberal MP for Vaughan—Woodbridge (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 51% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter These NEW measures will help 🇨🇦#SmallBusiness protect the jobs that Canadians depend on and pay their workers & bil… https://t.co/KW11gSgVux

Posted on Twitter 👏👏👏👏👏 thank you @IKEACanada @PattyHajdu #covid19 https://t.co/ECsId1DqtF

Posted on Twitter @luigidimaio @ediramaal Bravo 👏 🇦🇱

Posted on Twitter @AndyBiotech @HenryJOncology Let’s hope my friend. Let’s hope.

Posted on Twitter @MKWilliamsRome A glimmer of hope. I will take that news!!!

Posted on Twitter @LastStrawDistil @JustinTrudeau @PattyHajdu Great news!!!!

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (B), 2019-20: Votes 1b and 10b under ... My first question is on the immigration front. Granting of visitor visas is so important, and obviously the coronavirus is impacting many events, including the Collision ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, it is with great pleasure that I rise to speak to Bill C-4, an act to implement the agreement between Canada, the United States ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, let me begin by reassuring the hon. member that our government is addressing the concerns being raised by Canadians about the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Election of Vice-Chairs Thank you, sir. I wanted to pull up a document on the federal tax expenditures, so you're going to have to give me a second. It's ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Briefing with the Office of the Auditor General This is the first time I've been able to interject and speak on this committee. It's a new committee for me, after I was on the ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Committee Business, Election of Chair, and Election of Vice-Chairs I thank the clerk and the analyst for that answer. I will be voting no on this amendment. I will stick to the motion that we ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship Act Madam Speaker, my colleague spoke very eloquently as to the educational process to inclusion. I wonder if the hon. member for Don Valley East would elaborate ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2020 Yes, because time is limited.... In the last session, our government did a lot. We moved the needle a lot on interprovincial trade. There's much more ...

Spoke in the House on Franca Damiani Carella Madam Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to an immeasurably compassionate person, someone who made a real difference for decades in assisting those battling against ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, it is with great pleasure that I rise to speak on Bill C-4, an act to implement the agreement between Canada, the United States ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply I hear some of my colleagues on the other side agreeing with what I said. I thank them for those comments, and I look forward to ...

More than three months ago

Voted No on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, Take two minutes, would you mind? It’s a pittance of time For the boys and the girls who went over ... ...may we never ...

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Spoke in the House on Resumption of Debate on Address in Reply Mr. Speaker, through you, I wish to congratulate the member for Nipissing—Timiskaming on his election as Speaker. I am very happy for the member and I ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Report of the Parliamentary Budget Officer on Tax Gap Thank you, Mr. Chair. I do want to start very quickly by acknowledging the passing of MP Mark Warawa. Mark and I were on the same ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Main Estimates 2019-20: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome, everyone. The first question deals with the alignment in terms of the process. When you have the privilege of being elected ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-101 Exactly. Thank you for that, because I think what we need to get on the record is that we have a really robust, healthy steel industry ...

Mentioned by Westerly News MP Gord Johns urges DFO to consult with Ucluelet before shutting down fishery ... Madame Speaker, through their coastal restoration fund, the Somass River has seen nothing, Clayoquot [Sound] has seen nothing; our hatcheries haven't seen an increase in 28 years,” Johns said, directing his comments to Liberal MP Francesco Sorbara, ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Online Entrepreneurial Excellence Recognized at Ottawa Ceremony Along with Minister Ng, who delivered the opening remarks, London-Fanshawe MP Irene Mathyssen, Calgary Midnapore MP Stephanie Kusie and Vaughan-Woodbridge MP Francesco Sorbara were onsite to present awards recognizing outstanding ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Why did Toronto officials travel to a gorgeous Italian locale? For a non-binding deal with no specific benefits The trip cost more than $8,000 of Toronto taxpayer money for Councillor Vincent Crisanti and economic development director George Spezza. MP Judy Sgro said her expenses were covered by a group of constituents. MP Francesco Sorbara said he paid for ...

Mentioned by National Post Liberal MPs torpedo request to study effects of two percentage point mortgage stress test Liberal MP Francesco Sorbara said it was still too early for a subcommittee, considering the measure had only come into effect this year. “There has not been sufficient data that has been collected yet to see what impact this has had on our ...

Mentioned by National Post Liberal MPs torpedo request to study effects of two percentage point mortgage stress test OTTAWA — Liberal MPs torpedoed an opposition request to study the effects of the government's stringent new mortgage qualification rules, which a Conservative MP says has forced some to sell their house. ... Liberal MP Francesco Sorbara said it was ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Eastern Ontario leaders react to Gord Brown's death Member of Parliament Francesco Sorbara tweeted a photo of Gord Brown's seat in the House of Commons. ... Leeds–Grenville MPP Steve Clark stands up in the Legislature to announce MP Gord Brown's death, and to ask for a moment of silence. 1:38.