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  • His favourite word is community.

Liberal MP for York Centre (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Canada stands with the people of #Venezuela. Proud of @JustinTrudeau’s strong opposition to the “illegitimate dicta… https://t.co/jRUY33K4Uc

Posted on Twitter Today is #RaoulWallenbergDay, a day to honour & reflect on the legacy of a humanitarian & hero who saved the lives… https://t.co/vRLuZOsxDI

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Very pleased to have an opportunity to update the board and membership of the @WilsonAveBIA tonite and congratulate… https://t.co/IzIOVuLEiE

Posted on Twitter Please to announce $4M funding for @JVSToronto today on behalf of Immigration Minister @HonAhmedHussen for the pre-… https://t.co/g3PrpgxVVH

This week

Posted on Twitter Tonight at Brock University @JustinTrudeau was asked to apologize for his condemnation of the #BDS movement. His re… https://t.co/YAWtj5w8Sb

Posted on Twitter Wonderful to see so many representatives from multiple #YorkCentre community organizations today at our Canada Summ… https://t.co/wltpNIAE2c

A month ago

Voted Yes on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Voted Yes on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted Yes on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Spoke in the House on Customs Act Mr. Speaker, I want to take this opportunity to rise in this fine chamber, possibly one last time before the House rises, and say what an ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Military Families Mr. Speaker, my riding of York Centre is home to the Toronto military family resource centre, which many of my constituents rely on. MFRCs are a ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 20th report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, entitled ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, earlier this month, the government announced that it was maintaining its financial contributions to UNRWA for the next two years. This organization has been ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to ask the hon. member a question. Sometimes in the heat of debate, we make claims and say things that we ...

Mentioned by Canadian Jewish News (blog) Anthony Housefather and Michael Levitt Anthony Housefather is the member of Parliament for Mount Royal and chairman of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Justice. Michael Levitt is the member of Parliament for York Centre and the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs and ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 19th report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development entitled ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by rabble.ca (blog) What is Ford Nation's connection to white nationalists and pro-Israel groups? In the wake of that protest, B'nai Brith, CIJA, Liberal MP Michael Levitt and others condemned those rallying in support of CUPW. In response, Lascaris repeatedly called on them to distance themselves from two B'nai Brith supporters who produced a post ...

Mentioned by Dissident Voice Does Ford Nation include White Nationalists, Pro-Israel Groups? In the lead-up and aftermath of that protest, BB, CIJA, Liberal MP Michael Levitt and others condemned those rallying in support of CUPW. In response, Lascaris repeatedly called on them to distance themselves from two BB supporters who produced a ...

Spoke in the House on Retirement Congratulations Mr. Speaker, this week marks the end of almost a quarter century of service in Canada's Parliament by the Hon. Art Eggleton, who is celebrating his ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad Good afternoon, everyone. Let me begin by thanking the members of this committee for placing their trust in me as chair. With members' support, I plan ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Human Rights Situation in Venezuela I call the meeting to order. Good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to the 117th meeting of the Subcommittee on International Human Rights. Before we begin, I want ...

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Housefather hits back at dual loyalty smear "Normally I do not respond to vile comments on Twitter, but the accusation of double loyalty as relates to Michael Levitt and I is the height of anti-Semitism," the MP wrote. "I am a proud Canadian. I love this country. How dare you question my ...

Mentioned by Dissident Voice The Racism and Smear Tactics of B'nai B'rith and Israel-first MPs in Defense of Israeli Crimes In the week before he was denounced Lascaris repeatedly challenged CIJA, BB's and Liberal MP Michael Levitt's association with individuals making anti-Muslim remarks, death threats against politicians and promoting a book denouncing the “Jewish ...

Mentioned by Palestine Chronicle Canadian Zionists' Unprecedented Smear Campaign against Dimitri Lascaris Here's the background: after an August 29 demonstration opposing B'nai B'rith's smears against the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Lascaris called on Liberal MPs Anthony Housefather and Michael Levitt, CIJA, and others who have recently defended B ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the hon. member for West Vancouver—Sunshine Coast—Sea to Sky Country. I am thankful for the opportunity to ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and L25 under ... Okay. Welcome, Minister. I'd like to ask you about a disturbing issue we have heard about regarding humanitarian employees abusing their authority. This is a difficult ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and L25 under ... I'm going to be splitting my time with MP Vandenbeld. I have a couple of questions, both of them related to our recent travel to Asia ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Human Rights Situation in Iran Welcome, colleagues, to the 106th meeting of the Subcommittee on International Human Rights and the beginning of our sixth annual Iran Accountability Week. I want to ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Engagement in Asia Thank you. Mr. Potter, I want to talk a little bit about human rights in China and Canada, given that this a priority and a value ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Engagement in Asia Thank you, gentlemen, for your analysis. As a committee we had an opportunity to visit China, Vietnam, and Indonesia in December. As you know, we're travelling ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad Thank you. I want to switch topics a little bit and talk about Canadians on death row. An issue that's come up is what the government ...