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Liberal MP for Pierrefonds—Dollard (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 59% of the vote.

Two days ago

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Globe editorial: Federal privacy laws should apply to political parties On Tuesday, backbench Liberal MP Frank Baylis described Canada's current legal framework governing online platforms like Facebook as the “Wild West.” He's right. As we've seen from the Cambridge Analytica scandal, and from Facebook's own admissions ...

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)

Posted on Twitter Mon ami Shujaat Wasty fait un travail formidable pour soutenir les réfugiés Rohingya. Ici, il est au camp 17 de Kut… https://t.co/Iguy7Dluod

Posted on Twitter My friend Shujaat Wasty is doing tremendous work supporting Rohingya refugees. Here he is at Kutupalong camp 17, la… https://t.co/gN7gndrPf5

Posted on Twitter Ce fut un plaisir d'accueillir à la Chambre des Communes l'escadron du sabre des cadets de l'air du 803 North Shore… https://t.co/QENDRJBFVA

Posted on Twitter It was a real pleasure to welcome the 803 North Shore Air Cadet Sabre Squadron to the House of Commons. We had good… https://t.co/7g0s2vQqJx

This week

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

Posted on Twitter It was great to run into family at the “Let’s hear it for the boys” luncheon. Here with my Aunt Elma and Uncle Eri… https://t.co/12oFusInOk

Posted on Twitter C'était génial de boot des membres de la famille lors du déjeuner «Let’s heat it for the boys». Ici avec ma tante E… https://t.co/RuivyfBYRF

A week ago

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Lester B. Pearson School Board to honour adult learners at April 12 Gala Frank Baylis, MP for Pierrefonds-Dollard will address adult learners on Thursday, April 12 as Lester B. Pearson School Board hosts their Adult Learners' Gala. This annual event is a unique opportunity to honour all adults who are learning in the ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition from the Filipino Canadian Association of the West Island of Montreal. FCAWI, as it is commonly known, has a mission ...

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

Didn't vote on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Briefing on Net Neutrality and Privacy of Digital Government Services You also mentioned that some people conceivably think of using bank confirmation. Basically the bank confirmation is just your bank account number. I want to get ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Digital Government Services When you were building your system, were there concerns? I know you talked about how it integrates into the democracy itself. Were there concerns that you ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on iPhone Performances and their Batteries: The Interests of Canadian Consumers For this particular one, we can say—well, you can't speak to that. This is a question for the Competition Bureau. You said that you've done a ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Certificate of Nomination of Caroline Maynard to the Position of Information Commissioner There is a private website called openparliament.ca. Someone came up to me because they wanted to know how I voted, and they were looking at this ...

Spoke in the House on World Interfaith Harmony Week Mr. Speaker, the first week of February is World Interfaith Harmony Week. This United Nations initiative recognizes the importance of respect between religions. It is wonderful ...

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, my colleague brought up an interesting point about relevance and a question about who has standing. I think he is trying to make the ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Briefing on Net Neutrality Bonjour. That's to get you going with some French. The end of net neutrality is bad for society in general. Someone's going to win. Someone wants ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, countries are increasingly relying on unique comparative advantages and on their specialities to foster economic development. Canada has several talent-rich sectors, which means that ...

Spoke in the House on Department of Veterans Affairs Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak in the House today to Bill C-378, a bill to amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act. The welfare ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, as our government has often pointed out, the economy has to run with the environment. There are valid concerns people always have when we ...

Spoke in the House on West Island Black Community Association Mr. Speaker, I would like to pay homage to Ms. Elizabeth-Ann Williams, who, for over 25 years, has been volunteering with the West Island Black Community ...

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada Black History Month Is A Call To Action For These MPs Quebec MP Frank Baylis has a similar connection. In 1964, his mother Gloria, a nurse who immigrated to Canada from Barbados, applied for a job at Montreal's Queen Elizabeth Hotel, run then by the Hilton of Canada chain. After being told all the ...

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada Black History Month Is A Call To Action For These MPs Quebec MP Frank Baylis has a similar connection. In 1964, his mother Gloria, a nurse who immigrated to Canada from Barbados, applied for a job at Montreal's Queen Elizabeth Hotel, run then by the Hilton of Canada chain. After being told all the ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Broadband Connectivity in Rural Canada Let me then go then to another point that you raised about spectrum. You said that you have an issue with fixed wireless spectrum, not with ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) I have one other small question on confidentiality. If I understand, you want the right to do your investigation in confidence, if and when needed, and ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Broadband Connectivity in Rural Canada Thank you, Chair. I'd like to focus a bit more on how we can help the small companies compete, if I understand it, on two fronts. ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette Pierrefonds-Dollard MP promoting diversity and interfaith dialogue Pierrefonds-Dollard MP Frank Baylis is championing interfaith dialogue and promoting diversity by spearheading a Canadian Interfaith Open House Weekend, including 10 participating places of worship in the West Island on Feb. 3, 4 and 10. The United ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Parliamentary Poet Laureate Mr. Speaker, I call on the House to applaud Mr. George Elliott Clarke, our current Parliamentary Poet Laureate. While his tenure is coming to an end ...

Mentioned by The Lawyer's Daily Ottawa sticks to its plan to compel judges to publicly disclose expenses (Montreal MP Frank Baylis proposed the changes but was the lone Liberal to vote in favour). Now the battle likely shifts to the Senate, where the judges may find a largely unsympathetic audience, given the expense scandals that have rocked the red ...