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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.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Best growth in G7, over 600k new jobs created a majority full time, Bank of Canada survey w/ business confidence at… https://t.co/SUUPOn6Bc1

Posted on Twitter Thank you & Merci Dan Kelly @CFIB for visiting @DolceSalatoWB & my riding of Vaughan-Woodbridge. @cityofvaughan is… https://t.co/Puy1CXGBbY

Posted on Twitter It is #SmallBusinessSaturday & what an honour it was to have the President and CEO of the Canadian Federation of In… https://t.co/2x4wZMEqk7

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter The #community comes together tonight to support Hospice Vaughan. Nearly, 1,000 in attendance to support a needed p… https://t.co/t3N4Z3XeI8

Posted on Twitter With over 11,000 #smallbiz in our city of #Vaughan, we/ @mary_ng are focused on supporting #Canada’s small business… https://t.co/IEvZgAm7ko

Posted on Twitter What an experience & lifelong memories. Merci, thank you @stephaniefusco - your help on the campaign was invaluable… https://t.co/ti6CHYjKTY

This week

Spoke in the House on James De Zen Centre of Abilities Mr. Speaker, lights, colours, sounds and sensory objects to explore without risk and to learn how to adapt to the world around us are normalities that ...

Voted Yes on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Spoke in the House on Multilateral Instrument in Respect of Tax Conventions Act Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with my friend and colleague from the east coast from the riding of Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook. It is great to ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2019 Budget That's all right. Sometimes I don't mind sharing. There was a comment made earlier by one of the presenters, I think maybe Roberta, about the juncture ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2019 Budget Thank you. I'll stop you there. I'd like to go to the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. One thing I've spoken to—and I learned this ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2019 Budget Merci beaucoup for your frankness on your comments. I want to do one follow-up question, and then I want to move on. In baseball, there's an ...

Didn't vote on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2019 Budget Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome, everyone. Thank you for your presentations. I'm going to go across the board. I'll start with the Atlantic Canada Airports Association. ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2019 Budget Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome, everyone, and thank you for your presentations. There are two issues. The first is the labour supply that's available to organizations. ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2019 Budget Yes, absolutely. Part of the city of Vaughan is in the riding that I have the privilege to represent. The gas tax funding delivered approximately $8 ...

Spoke in the House on Autism Mr. Speaker, Temple Grandin, an individual with autism and an advocate for those on the spectrum, once said, “I am different, not less.” Mr. Speaker, I ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2019 Budget Thank you, Mr. Chair and welcome, everybody. Good morning. I'll go first of all to the honourable former minister, Mr. Marchi. You commented on competitiveness and ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, today marks the one year anniversary of the signing of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement. Could the Minister of International Trade ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2019 Budget Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome, everyone. There's a bit of a theme here, obviously, with the CMA, CNA, CPA and CCS in terms of health care. ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 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 ...

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 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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...