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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 Auguri @marcomendicino đź‘Źđź‘Ź https://t.co/sZaEdq6s8X

Posted on Twitter @DerekNighbor @jec79 @FPAC_APFC Rail is the economic linkage / underbelly of the Canadian economy. Let’s hope for a… https://t.co/t1UJtgKiXe

Posted on Twitter Hey @trevorbateman how are the credit markets behaving these days? Let’s catch up downtown in the days ahead and de… https://t.co/R6qIe53QvN

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to all my colleagues appointed to Cabinet. Your individual experiences taken together will ensure t… https://t.co/VFbq8XauOt

Posted on Twitter @OmarAlghabra Congratulations @OmarAlghabra safe travels to Ottawa. Wishing you much continuing success.

Posted on Twitter Happy #NationalChildDay! Here's to celebrating our children & working hard to raise them with inclusivity, equity,… https://t.co/1Y06jujnPM

More than three months ago

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Voted No on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Voted Yes on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

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 in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I listened to my colleague intently, who I have the pleasure of sitting on the finance committee with, to see if he would offer ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, the steel sector directly employs over 20,000 Canadians across the country and is vital to manufacturing companies in my riding of Vaughan—Woodbridge. In the ...

Spoke in the House on Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, when we started negotiations with our partners in the United States and Mexico, we appointed a panel to provide advice. The panel consisted of ...

Spoke in the House on Italian Heritage Month Mr. Speaker, growing up in an Italian Canadian family taught me the value of hard work and sacrifice, how to face adversity and the importance of ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Main Estimates 2019-20: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, ... Thank you, Chair. Welcome, everyone. It's great to have you here. It is such an important topic for Canadians from coast to coast to coast to ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, one of the comments my hon. colleague made was about the Canada child benefit. Bill C-97, which came through the finance committee, a committee ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) Yes. The unfunded liability that exists in countries around the world in terms of their pension or medicare obligations is huge. Going to another topic, probably ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-97 Thank you for that clarification. The BIA legislation that we put in place following on budget 2016 greatly increased the Canada student grants. The BIA legislation ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-97 Mr. Chair. I'd just like to comment that in the media recently, there has been much talk about the reports recently issued by the Government of ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-97 We have already. I do want to move on, Chair, to Brian. Brian, welcome back to the committee. As you know, in our pre-budget report, we ...

Spoke in the House on BOLT Mr. Speaker, 342 scholarships, 80 apprenticeships, resulting in 63 job placements and counting is exactly what BOLT, Building Opportunities for Life Today, set out to do. ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-food Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to supporting the Canadian agri-food processing industry. Under the Canadian agricultural partnership program, I joined the Minister of Agriculture last ...

Spoke in the House on Multilateral Instrument in Respect of Tax Conventions Act Madam Speaker, in the riding of Vaughan—Woodbridge, which I am privileged to represent, the residents work hard and pay their taxes diligently. They want assurance of ...

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.