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  • His favourite word is centre.

Liberal MP for York Centre (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Our thoughts are with the victims and their families following this horrific attack in #Egypt. https://t.co/DRPfKEe5aV

Posted on Twitter What challenge do you want to see our city solve? #SmartCitiesChallenge #YorkCentre #cdnpoli #toronto @JohnTory https://t.co/ChqqJkRNOj

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Proud to announce that Gov released its first-ever #NationalHousingStrategy! This 10-year, $40-billion plan will he… https://t.co/3rQX2x5OSa

Posted on Twitter #NationalHousingStrategy #YorkCentre @CIJAinfo https://t.co/7UCUbGr8lz

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #400 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Posted on Twitter Today I will be appearing before the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage to discuss my Bill S-232 Canadian Jewi… https://t.co/wxU0gbqpSU

Posted on Twitter Thrilled to attend the Magazines on the Hill reception yesterday hosted by @magscanada #cdnpoli #YorkCentre https://t.co/NZHWU6LUnx

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Government of Ontario News Toronto-York TTC Subway Extension Set to Open in 30 Days Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation, Francesco Sorbara, MP Vaughan-Woodbridge, Michael Levitt, MP York Centre, John Tory, Mayor of Toronto, Josh Colle, Chair of TTC and Wayne Emmerson, Chairman and CEO of York Region, marked the 30-day ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... Thank you very much for your testimony. Ms. Macdonald, I wonder if I could start with you. I want to explore a little more deeply the ...

Spoke in the House on York Centre Mr. Speaker, I recently held an event in my riding where I recognized 15 constituents who demonstrate an incredible commitment to their community. One of these ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Use of Ion Mobility Spectrometers by Correctional Services Canada Thank you very much. I want to thank all of you for your comments. I don't know whether it's that great minds think alike or that ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-47 Mr. Butcher, I'm going to ask you some questions. You've been sitting there so patiently on video. I don't want you falling asleep or dozing off. ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-47 and Briefing with the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee ... Thank you, Mr. Chairman, for being here. I want to focus on NATO a bit, given your active role on the NATO Parliamentary Assembly. As part ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canadians have been horrified by reports of the abhorrent treatment of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar. Hundreds of thousands have been forced to flee their ...

Mentioned by Canadian Jewish News Jewish groups advise MPs on how to implement M-103 MP Michael Levitt, MP Arif Virania, David Matas and Michael Mostyn pose for a photo during the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage hearings in Ottawa on Oct. 18. B'NAI BRITH CANADA PHOTO. B'nai Brith Canada CEO Michael ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination Thank you, gentlemen. I have the pleasure of knowing all four of you and the two organizations that are represented here, B'nai Brith and CIJA. Thank ...

Mentioned by Canadian Jewish News (blog) UJA breaks ground on Prosserman JCC expansion in Toronto On Oct. 15, about 400 community members joined Mayor John Tory and York Centre MP Michael Levitt for the groundbreaking ceremony in the Prosserman JCC parking lot at 4600 Bathurst St. The Sheff Family Building, which will house the expanded ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by The Journal Pioneer GREENFILE: Nov. 4 marks the first anniversary of the official launch of the Highway Of Heroes Living Tribute Brigadier General S.M. Cadden, left; York Centre MP Michael Levitt, Highway of Heroes Executive Director Scott Bryk, and Chief Warrant Officer S. Hartnell. A very Canadian thing happened during those years: people gathered on bridges along the highway ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you all for being here this morning and for briefing us on these issues. First, I'd like to look at the ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Jewish Heritage Month Act Mr. Speaker, there have been discussions among all parties, and I think if you seek it, you will unanimous consent for the following. I move: That ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Jewish Heritage Month Act Mr. Speaker, I want to reflect on the importance of the Canadian Jewish heritage month act in the closing minutes of this debate. I would like ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... First of all, good morning, Minister. It's good to have you here before our committee. This is obviously an issue that we looked at back in ...

Spoke in the House on National Holocaust Monument Mr. Speaker, on Friday night, Jewish people around the world will observe Yom Kippur, the holiest day in Judaism. Yom Kippur translates to the Day of ...

Spoke in the House on Situation in Myanmar Madam Speaker, it is with profound sadness that I stand tonight in the House to speak on the plight of the Rohingya in Myanmar and their ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canada has repeatedly spoken out against the undemocratic and authoritarian actions of the Maduro regime in Venezuela, including through public statements and at the ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by World Israel News Canada cancels ban on Israeli wines from Judea and Samaria Mostyn credited Member of Parliament Michael Levitt for helping to resolve the issue. In a statement, Levitt said: “I was shocked and deeply concerned (about). . .the discontinuation of the sale of products from two Israeli wineries as a result of a ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Jewish Heritage Month moved that Bill S-232, An Act respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month, be read the second time and referred to a committee. Madam Speaker, it is a ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Development Finance Initiative Good morning, everyone. I want to come to you for a second, Ms. Rhodes, or both of you. I want to go to a little higher ...

Mentioned by NOW Magazine Activists occupy Liberal MP Michael Levitt's office to protest Canadian mining abuses So, there we were on Friday, May 26, occupying the North York offices of Liberal MP Michael Levitt. It was over a decade ago, in 2005, that Parliament's Subcommittee on Human Rights and International Development published its report on the Canadian ...