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  • His favourite word is chair.

Liberal MP for Vaughan—Woodbridge (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 51% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter @MKWilliamsRome Veramente una bella storia!!

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Madam Speaker, we know this tax-filing season is one like no other. The CRA's call centres have seen an 83% increase in traffic since 2019 due ...

Posted on Twitter Investing nearly $15 billion over 8 yrs for #publictransit projects will create good middle-class jobs, shorten com… https://t.co/NkBXfOmINa

Posted on Twitter Thanks to the great work by the public servants at @CanRevAgency who are responsible for the Canada Child Benefit P… https://t.co/BPujaGboUp

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak to the motion before the House. I would like to point out that I am joining ...

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #57 on Bill C-213 Enact the Canada Pharmacare

Voted No on Vote #58 on Bill C-223 Amend the Citizenship Act (adequate knowledge of French in Quebec)

Voted Yes on Vote #59 Private Members' Business M-35 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (environment grading label))

Voted No on Vote #60 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted No on Vote #61 on Bill C-225 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Posted on Twitter Great work by all involved to further strengthen the long-standing ties btw 🇨🇦& 🇮🇹. The agreement will provide yout… https://t.co/eurOcDEjvD

Posted on Twitter By wearing a #pinkshirt, I join everyone in #vaughan and across 🇨🇦 to symbolize the importance of standing up toget… https://t.co/0waQx6f8E7

This week

Posted on Twitter Wishing you a speedy recovery Minister @jyduclos !!! Get well!! https://t.co/B2s2b0emKV

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Madam Speaker, the CRA is up for the job this year. We know this tax season is going to be like no other for Canadians, especially ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-224 Thank you, Mr. Chair. It's great to be here with everyone this afternoon on a very important topic. Mr. Ste-Marie, it's always nice to see you. ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Protection of Privacy and Reputation on Platforms such as Pornhub You've thrown out some numbers. You said that 14 million Canadians will visit the site today, and you have every single one of those IP addresses. ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise and speak on this opposition motion from the member for Kelowna—Lake Country. I thank her for bringing this ...

Spoke in the House on Mental Health Mr. Speaker, across the country we are all feeling the impact of the pandemic on our mental health. Staying home and experiencing the disruption of daily ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 1, Respect in the Workplace, of the 2019 Fall Report of ... Thank you, Chair. Good morning, everyone. Obviously, as was stated earlier on Bell Let's Talk today, it's not lost upon me the discussion we're having on ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, thank you for that intervention. Soon thereafter, our government undertook a trade dialogue to substantively replicate CETA on a bilateral basis as an interim ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Madam Speaker, I am happy to respond to the question by the member for Nanaimo—Ladysmith regarding the Canada emergency response benefit. The Government of Canada has ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Public Accounts of Canada 2020 Thank you, Chair. Good morning, everyone. My first question is for the Auditor General. It's a bigger-picture question. We are in a time of COVID. We ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2020 Mr. Speaker, today I rise to speak on Bill C-14, which aims to ensure that Canadian families, workers and businesses that continue to be impacted by ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Questions of Conflict of Interest and Lobbying in Relation to Pandemic Spending Oh, thank you. I can do a follow-up question. To the deputy minister again, as we move forward, how do you see your role shifting now ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Patented Medicine Prices Review Board’s Guidelines and Bill C-210 Thank you, Chair, and good afternoon, everyone. Clerk, I believe you received the amendment and have distributed it to all committee members. Chair, I will obviously ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2021 Budget Thank you, Mr. Chair. It's great to be back on the committee this evening with everyone. Thank you to everyone who has presented tonight. Your presentations ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Questions of Conflict of Interest and Lobbying in Relation to Pandemic Spending Thank you, Mr. Chair. First, this is the first time I have spoken in this meeting. It's quite an interesting meeting. Mr. Perelmuter, again, I join ...

More than three months ago

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.