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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter Our #Government is taking action to make sure that we live up to #internationalobligation to ensure that all people… https://t.co/b2105UXS1a

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Nearly 500 seniors in attendance celebrating the Christmas Season at WestWoodbridge Seniors Club Annual Dinner & Da… https://t.co/LWzLzMcs6R

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Awesome. #hockey #HometownHockey https://t.co/1lFF45piuC

Posted on Twitter Always a fun evening with the Vellore Village Seniors at their Annual Christmas Party. Wishing all the members a Me… https://t.co/FXmOTg2koc

Posted on Twitter knocking on doors with my wonderful team this morning in #VaughanWoodbridge! great to reconnect with residents befo… https://t.co/lPGcOXaRqW

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Business confidence is 💪 robust. Why? Canada’s educated workforce, increased immigration, free trade deals #ceta… https://t.co/XIhxgVLocx

This week

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, under our government's plan, the Canadian economy is among the strongest in the G7, unemployment is at its lowest level in 40 years and ...

Voted No on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Voted Yes on Vote #973 18th Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

Voted Yes on Vote #972 on Bill C-90

Voted Yes on Vote #971 on Bill C-90

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it is great to rise to speak to this opposition day. It is great to rise because we know the economy of Canada is ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague and friend from Alberta, who I have the pleasure of sitting on the finance committee with and who I ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, it is great to be here this morning to speak at the report stage of Bill C-86. We heard the news this morning with ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-86 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to all the officials here today. Yes, the BIA legislation does set out pay equity guidelines and ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it appears that the hon. member for Carleton is as excited as we are to read the fall economic statement. He will get the ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions ... Thank you. I do want to move on, because there are other folks I'd like to get to. One of my siblings is a member 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, ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome, everyone. It's good to be here this afternoon with you. My first question is for the Canadian Labour Congress with Mr. ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions ... Thank you, Martha. To Nancy at Equal Voice, I've been blessed for the last two years to have an Equal Voice daughter. I actually have two ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Statutory Review of the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act, Subject ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome, Minister. Minister, I've had the privilege of serving on this committee since we were first elected as a government, and during ...

Spoke in the House on Credit Unions Mr. Speaker, whether it is providing a loan for a first home or the funds to start a new business, credit unions are there for the ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions ... That is wonderful to hear, because I think when we as a committee undertook the study of bank sales practices, one concern that was raised, about ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-86, A second Act to implement certain provisions ... This may have been clarified or maybe not. I'm not absolutely sure, but I do want to ask either way. On page 13 of 19, when ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, this summer when I was knocking on doors in my riding of Vaughan—Woodbridge, I talked with residents about the issues they were concerned about. ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018 No. 2 Madam Speaker, it is a great pleasure to rise today to speak on Bill C-86, which implements into legislation a number of provisions that were laid ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Report of the Bank of Canada on Monetary Policy and Economic and ... Okay. I move: That: (a) the Chair of the Committee write, as promptly as possible, to the Chairs of the following standing committees to invite them ...

Two months ago

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 ...

More than three months 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 ...

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.