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Liberal MP for Vaughan—Woodbridge (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Celebrating women in politics & inviting more to run. Add women, change politics. #Lib2018 @EqualVoiceCA https://t.co/UjwwrxAPiO

Posted on Twitter #Lib2018 Celebrating women in politics & inviting more to run. “Add women change politics” Judy LaMarsh Fund w/ Ho… https://t.co/8fyLCYyuCa

Posted on Twitter We will develop our resources in a responsible & sustainable manner with all stakeholders. #tmx is in our national… https://t.co/c5MWkeBsrO

Posted on Twitter A great time connecting with so many colleagues and delegates at #lib2018 convention #hopeandhardwork #realchange https://t.co/vxnd2oHpyD

Posted on Twitter Great to connect with many friends @CJPAC & @CIJAinfo #Lib2018 Nearly 3,000 delegates at the Liberal convention. https://t.co/zVMpuEZQrQ

Posted on Twitter Great to reconnect & catch-up with two very long-time friends, Andy & Ken at #lib2018 convention. We will paint Duf… https://t.co/Ou5HX3W9Uu

Three days ago

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

This week

Spoke in the House on Trans Mountain Expansion Project Madam Speaker, I welcome the opportunity to participate in this emergency debate. I will be splitting my time this evening with my friend and colleague, the ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time today with my hon. colleague from the riding of West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country. It gives me ...

Voted Yes on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Statutory Review of the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act Okay. I have a quick follow-up, because I do want to move to the credit unions. On PIPEDA, obviously there are privacy concerns that we need ...

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

Spoke at the Finance committee on Statutory Review of the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome, Minister. Thank you for coming from B.C. This week The Hill Times has run a piece on money laundering, obviously piggybacking ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Interim Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1 and 5 under Canada ... Welcome, Finance Minister. Minister, our record for the last two and a half years speaks for itself, and I would say it's a great record. As ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Statutory Review of the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act Thank you for your comments, everyone. I don't want to repeat what my colleagues have said. I am going to try to keep the questions shorter, ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Madam Speaker, I was remiss when I heard some of the comments by the hon. colleague from Alberta about how this is a budget for certain ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Statutory Review of the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act Just to finish off that comment about the security integrity, that's why on the flip side you would need a robust oversight. If individuals, organizations, or ...

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 ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Inquirer.net Filipino caregivers celebrate reunification with their families in Toronto Other officials present during the appreciation event were: MP Deborah Schulte (Minister of Parliament for Vaughan and King City), MP Michael Levitt (Minister of Parliament for York Centre, North York), MP Francesco Sorbara (Minister of Parliament for ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18: Vote 1c under Canada Revenue Agency and Vote ... Thank you for that colour. What about in terms of the culture within CRA, in terms of the service culture, when an average Canadian calls in? ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Statutory Review of the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act Thank you, Chair. Good afternoon and welcome. First of all, to CRA, I want to say congratulations on your announcement a few weeks ago, which you ...

Spoke in the House on The Breadwinner Mr. Speaker, I rise today as chair of the Canada-Afganistan Parliamentary Friendship Group and as the member of Parliament for Vaughan—Woodbridge, a riding with a proud ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Statutory Review of the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act I have a follow-up question. In reviewing all the documents we've been provided, Canada underwent an FATF peer review in 2015, which was published in September ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Mr. Speaker, as someone who grew up on the north coast of B.C. and as a teenager worked at a cannery fileting fish and salmon, I ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to speak today about tax fairness. I am proud to be a part of this government, which is doing a ...

Spoke in the House on Innovation, Science and Economic Development Mr. Speaker, with a fast-growing and more knowledge-based digital economy, we need to make sure that our young people have the skills and knowledge they need ...

More than three months 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 ...

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 ...