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Liberal MP for Vaughan—Woodbridge (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter As Chair of the Canada-Italy Interparliamentary Association, I wish to extend my deepest condolences to the victims… https://t.co/ruxwfJDto0

Posted on Twitter Prayers to the victims & their families who are impacted from the bridge collapse. https://t.co/3Hor5wFRPi

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Our government is working hard to ensure all Canadians have a dignified and secure retirement. Minister… https://t.co/FlRPIwkzZb

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter A lovely day celebrating the festival di San Rocco w/ the Comunità Maieratana di Toronto. Great to be with so many… https://t.co/pPfu4BkIvW

Posted on Twitter Financial literacy including the basics of budgeting are necessary skills for all youth to have exposure to. TY… https://t.co/FQxBH5c3zy

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter As a former resident of the Danforth, it is great to see the resiliency & spirit of everyone attending this year’s… https://t.co/hUa01GtVd2

A week ago

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 ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Statutory Review of the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome this afternoon, Minister. We've probably heard from over a hundred witnesses here on this study that we've been doing, and a ...

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

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 ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Statutory Review of the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act Thank you, Mr. Chair, and Mr. Kmiec, my colleague who represents his riding very well. To be as frank as possible, thank you for the intervention. ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) Absolutely, especially, in particular, with regard to your opening remarks, when you talked about the glut of capital and what that means in the world, and ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Italy Day Mr. Speaker, I invite all of my colleagues to come celebrate the third Canada-Italy day on Parliament Hill this evening and to participate in Italian Heritage ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak to Bill C-74 on behalf of the Government of Canada, as well as our government's planned investments to strengthen ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Consumer Protection and Oversight in Relation to Schedule I Banks If I can interrupt, I do have one more question. In reading the report, it seems to me that one of the conclusions, or the main ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Statutory Review of the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act and ... Thank you, Chair. This has been a very good meeting this morning, and thank you for all your commentary thus far. I do wish to ask, ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-74 Mr. Chair, my amendment is that Bill C-74, in clause 186, be amended (a) by adding after line 22 on page 162 the following: eligible fishing ...

Spoke in the House on Mother's Day Mr. Speaker, on a recent trip to Halifax, I had the honour of visiting Pier 21, the same place where 60 years earlier my mother and ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-74 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome, everyone. Turning first to the Business Council of Canada, to Brian and John, welcome. I have trumpeted this in the past ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-74 Thank you, Mr. Chair. With respect to the legislation in the BIA with regard to life insurance companies making investments in infrastructure, do there need to ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, yesterday at the finance committee, we heard from experts across the country about pricing pollution. We heard that it is a cost-effective solution to ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, when it comes to Canada's economy and the environment, our government has been clear. We believe that the two go hand in hand. Canadians ...

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.

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, last November, this government announced Canada's first-ever national housing strategy, a 10-year, $40-billion plan to give more Canadians a place to call home. Yesterday, ...

Mentioned by Government of Ontario News Minister to Make an Announcement Kathryn McGarry, Minister of Transportation, will make an announcement in Vaughan. She will be joined by Steven Del Duca, MPP for Vaughan, Maurizio Bevilacqua, Mayor of Vaughan, and Francesco Sorbara, MP for Vaughan-Woodbridge. Date: Tuesday, May 1 ...

Spoke in the House on Hospice Vaughan Mr. Speaker, on April 27, Hospice Vaughan and all residents of the city of Vaughan will celebrate the ground-breaking of an exceptional centre of excellence, a ...

Spoke in the House on Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to debate Bill C-330, an act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, also referred to as ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider 75 more units of affordable rental housing in Vaughan Member of Parliament for Vaughan-Woodbridge, Francesco Sorbara, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), along with ...