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Liberal MP for Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 47% of the vote.

Two days ago

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 Wishing my colleague, seatmate, and dear friend a wonderful birthday and an even better year! I am privileged to se… https://t.co/4O8ZGnuAUJ

Posted on Twitter @BillBlair will be joining me on Saturday, April 28 for my Cannabis Regulations Town Hall at Richmond Green Seconda… https://t.co/iB8jSGce7L

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter It's #NationalVolunteerWeek! Thank you to all of the incredible volunteers who dedicate their time and energy to s… https://t.co/PjvJ5naqTq

This week

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

Posted on Twitter Due to weather conditions my Constituency Office will be closed today—Monday, April 16. We will re-open for our reg… https://t.co/9qOH2m0aaK

A week ago

Posted on Twitter An unexpected gift that comes from being an MP is meeting incredible people who are passionate about doing what is… https://t.co/YMYHows7gP

Posted on Twitter An unexpected gifts that comes from being an MP is meeting incredible people who are passionate about doing what is… https://t.co/nBaN1tnDk5

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Hill Times Politics This Morning: Trudeau to meet with NATO secretary general; McKenna, Wynne to announce emissions ... Liberal MP and chair of the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association Leona Alleslev is hosting a lunch reception in Centre Block for Mr. Stoltenberg and Canada's Ambassador to NATO Kerry Buck, which will be open to the media. Liberal MP and ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thank you very much. I would like to take your comments a bit further, Madeleine, on how we can ensure that we're communicating with our society. ...

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, the report of the Canadian delegation ...

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 National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thank you very much. Thank you, of course, Kevin, for travelling so far. I would like to leverage some of the conversation we had with my ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration and Refugee Board's Appointment, Training and Complaint Processes Thank you, Mr. Chair. You've all made comments on how critically important the training process is. I'm wondering whether you've had an opportunity to review the ...

A month ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18: Votes 1c, 5c and 10c under Department of ... Thank you very much, Minister. I want to highlight the NATO Parliamentary Assembly's annual report and a fantastic picture of a Canadian Herc. Thanks to the ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration and Refugee Board's Appointment, Training and Complaint Processes A lot of the questions have been tap dancing around two central themes. One is around the structural, systemic process, not only from the personnel evaluation ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18: Votes 1c, 7c and 10c under Department of ... Thank you very much, Minister, for those important comments. I noted that in today's Toronto Star, there was some concern over the Yazidi girls' settlement. The ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thank you very much. Obviously, I'd also like to reiterate that. There's no question that from corporal to officer cadet to senior officer, our Canadian Armed ...

Spoke in the House on Science and Technology Mr. Speaker, last week students at Regency Acres Public School attended a fabulous conference focused on science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. From learning how to ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thank you very much. I'd like to continue a little bit on the education. Certainly, the testimony here today, Admiral, clearly outlined the challenges and the ...

Spoke in the House on Post-Secondary Education Mr. Speaker, for all Canadians, from young people going off to university or college for the first time to people seeking to upgrade their skills or ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, the conversation about tax fairness is truly a conversation about trust. The Liberals brought in a tax system, the one that we currently have, ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Richmond Hill Winter Carnival Mr. Speaker, I am excited to announce that this weekend marks the 50th anniversary of the Richmond Hill Winter Carnival, a winter event that has become ...

Mentioned by yorkregion.com York Region Events: 5 things to do this weekend (Jan. 20 to 21) Celebrate 2018 with treats and hot chocolate during the NEW YEAR'S LEVEE with MP Leona Alleslev on Jan. 20. 2. Enjoy the classic tale of BABAR THE ELEPHANT with narrator Jacques Arsenault and music performed by Quintroversy Woodwind Quintet at the ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada 150 Citizenship Award Ceremony Mr. Speaker, on November 13, I had the honour of recognizing exceptional people from my riding for the Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill Canada 150 citizenship award ceremony. ...

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, the report of the Canadian delegation ...

Spoke in the House on Report Stage Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak in support of Bill C-45,an act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances ...

Mentioned by yorkregion.com Ottawa to help Richmond Hill fight hate crimes Crescent Village property manager, Hamida Merchant (left), shakes hands with Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill MP Leona Alleslev during the announcement of federal funding for surveillance cameras to be placed in the Richmond Hill neighbourhood.

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Keeping our community secure: Ja'Fari Islamic Housing Corporation to receive federal funding to enhance security RICHMOND HILL, ON, Oct. 12, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, Leona Alleslev, Member of Parliament for Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill, on behalf of the Minister for Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness announced over $13,100 in federal funding to the ...

Mentioned by Graphic Arts Magazine (press release) (blog) Increased need for technology in print marketing drives Prime Data expansion Chris Ballard, MPP for Newmarket-Aurora and Minister of Environment and Climate Change; and Melanie Anderson, representing Leona Alleslev, MP for Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill. (Photo courtesy of Glenn Rodger Photography). Steve Falk. Leading ...

Mentioned by YorkRegion.com Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill MP seeks youth for constituency council Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill MP Leona Alleslev is inviting youth in her riding between the ages of 14 and 25 to apply to be part of the 2017/2018 Constituency Youth Council (CYC). This year's CYC follows the success of last year, Alleslev's office says.