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  • His favourite word is economy.

Liberal MP for Vaughan—Woodbridge (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 49% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Absolutely I will see you there. Thank you @msikandpeel for your continuing advocacy on #AccessibilityMatters… https://t.co/f6FTqHd4lX

Posted on Twitter @Quorumqueen Always a pleasure Trina!!

Posted on Twitter A wonderful evening. https://t.co/9ZjfQ6swLZ

Three days ago

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

Posted on Twitter Congrats @criseboro well deserved. https://t.co/JBJGqzdqLB

Posted on Twitter A portable housing benefit is a powerful mechanism that will allow individuals to live closer to work and adjust to… https://t.co/Fkkr4iwdMg

Posted on Twitter Historic investments in housing which will make a difference for Canadian families from coast-to-coast-to-coast. Al… https://t.co/nyPtKZidsu

This week

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-63 Okay. That is it. I just wanted to add one comment on the banter that went back and forth on the earlier discussion of the Asian ...

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 ...

A week ago

Mentioned by yorkregion.com Counting down: 30 days until Spadina subway rolls into Vaughan Municipal politicians from Vaughan, Toronto and the Region of York were joined by Vaughan-Woodbridge MP Francesco Sorbara, King-Vaughan MP Deb Schulte and Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca, MPP for Vaughan, at a news conference Nov.

Mentioned by Government of Ontario News Toronto-York TTC Subway Extension Set to Open in 30 Days Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation, Francesco Sorbara, MP Vaughan-Woodbridge, Michael Levitt, MP York Centre, John Tory, Mayor of Toronto, Josh Colle, Chair of TTC and Wayne Emmerson, Chairman and CEO of York Region, marked the 30-day ...

Mentioned by Canadian Underwriter What an MP says about banks selling insurance “I think we need to ensure that we have a healthy competitive marketplace for insurance at the point of origination of insurance,” Francesco Sorbara, MP for Vaughan-Woodbridge, told Insurance Brokers of Toronto Region members Tuesday during the IBTR ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by yorkregion.com Passchendaele soldier remembered at Vaughan Remembrance Day ceremony When it came time for his speech, Vaughan-Woodbridge MP Francesco Sorbara pointed out the presence of the great-great niece of Woodbridge native Frederick Evans, 27, who perished just over 100 years ago in the mud and blood of Passchendaele in ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-63, A Second Act to Implement Certain Provisions ... Thank you for pointing out some concerns you may have on the multiplication of the small business deduction. That's the first I've heard of that language ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-63, A Second Act to Implement Certain Provisions ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome, Mr. Minister. Our government's focus is on the middle class. I am very pleased to say that the Canadian economy is ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-63, A Second Act to Implement Certain Provisions ... I formerly worked in the bond-rating industry for five years and then covered it from the sell-side bond desk at a major bank, and I can ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-63, A Second Act to Implement Certain Provisions ... Just out of curiosity, the regulation of regulated pipelines done through the NEB using the cost of capital and assumed depreciation and all that stuff.... I ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-63, A Second Act to Implement Certain Provisions ... Okay. Thank you for that explanation, especially on contingency fees. Now we'll move on to the small business deduction. In one of our prior budgets, we ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, it is great to be here this afternoon with other passionate speakers we have heard from today on Bill C-63. I would like to ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Mr. Speaker, last week, our government tabled Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2. Budget 2017 is the next step in our government's ambitious plan to make ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Report of the Bank of Canada on Monetary Policy and Economic and ... Governor, we all know how hard it is to time fiscal policy or monetary policy, and monetary policy tends to operate on more of a lag, ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time this afternoon with my friend and colleague who I sit with on the Standing Committee on Finance, the ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2018 Budget Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for all your presentations today. This is the last panel of the two weeks of travel we've been doing. I ...

Spoke in the House on Greenpark Group Mr. Speaker, we all know that home is where the heart is. Today, I recognize a Canadian success story and an incredible organization, the Greenpark Group, ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Thank you, Mr. Speaker, for your explanation. I thank my hon. colleague across the aisle for his intervention as well. I have known the member of ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Export and Import Permits Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise to speak to Bill C-47, an issue that is important bill to members on all sides of the ...

Spoke in the House on Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Mr. Speaker, today marks a new, progressive chapter in trade relations between the European Union and Canada. With the preliminary application of the Comprehensive Economic and ...

Spoke in the House on Strengthening Motor Vehicle Safety for Canadians Act Mr. Speaker, it is with great pleasure that I rise to speak on Bill S-2, An Act to amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act and to ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Vaughan aerospace company soaring over $3 million in government funding ... landed up to $3 million from the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), Vaughan-Woodbridge Liberal MP Francesco Sorbara announced Tuesday, Feb. 14. The repayable contribution from the Investing in Business ...

Mentioned by Skies Magazine (press release) FedDev Ontario invests in Vaughan aerospace manufacturer This announcement was made by Francesco Sorbara, Member of Parliament for Vaughan-Woodbridge, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario.