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Liberal MP for York Centre (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter As the House resumes sitting I am thinking of my friend Arnold Chan. His passion for this chamber will never ever b… https://t.co/tC02sBkAiN

Posted on Twitter Celebrating 80th bday of Rev Audley James w @JeanAugustine07 @MitzieHunter Liberty Silver & wonderful Revival Time… https://t.co/VKEij6SMyK

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter #YorkCentre our Mental Health Town Hall has begun at the UNISON Hub! Hearing from such important organizations. https://t.co/DpeXbknLGn

Posted on Twitter Honouring friend & mentor @MonteKwinter's 32 years of dedicated service as MPP of #YorkCentre at his annual Fall Fi… https://t.co/ZDSBUKQApk

Posted on Twitter Helping at @CIJAinfo @UJAFederation RoshHashanah Lunch & learning about vulnerability & poverty in our Jewish commu… https://t.co/oHk9djSZPZ

Posted on Twitter Starting a busy day at @KofCOntario St. Jane Francis Bfast. Proud 2c such voluntarism in support of our local commu… https://t.co/HRyzG09kjh

Two 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 ...

Three months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Development Finance Initiative and Human Rights Situation in South Sudan Thank you to you all for joining us this morning. My question actually follows the last comments that you just made, sir. The government's priorities with ...

Spoke in the House on Philippine Independence Day Mr. Speaker, today marks Philippine Independence Day, a day when the Filipino community celebrates its 119th anniversary of independence from colonial rule. This morning I had ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Development Finance Initiative That's fantastic. This is where we're coming into my next question, which was around a pillar of our development strategy. The old policy—and you're hypothesizing the ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to recognize my colleague's participation at the foreign affairs committee, where we spend a lot of time together. He is thoughtful, as ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Mr. Speaker, different governments have different priorities. We have been very clear. The Prime Minister was very clear right from the beginning when cabinet was first ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on United States and Canadian Foreign Policy Good morning, gentlemen. Just to follow up on that last point, I had the opportunity, as did members of many committees, to go down to Washington ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Jewish Heritage Month moved for leave to introduce Bill S-232, An Act respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month. Mr. Speaker, it is a great honour to give first reading to ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) CJMT - JUDEO Moroccan Festival to Celebrate Canada 150 Michael Levitt, MP for York Centre also added, "As the member of parliament for York Centre, I am pleased to extend my warmest greetings on the occasion of the Communaute Juive Marocaine de Toronto's Judeo-Moroccan Festival to Celebrate Canada 150.

Mentioned by Digital Journal CJMT - JUDEO Moroccan Festival to Celebrate Canada 150 Michael Levitt, MP for York Centre also added, "As the member of parliament for York Centre, I am pleased to extend my warmest greetings on the occasion of the Communaute Juive Marocaine de Toronto's Judeo-Moroccan Festival to Celebrate Canada 150.

Mentioned by MilTech CJMT – JUDEO Moroccan Festival to Celebrate Canada 150 Michael Levitt, MP for York Centre also added, „As the member of parliament for York Centre, I am pleased to extend my warmest greetings on the occasion of the Communaute Juive Marocaine de Toronto's Judeo-Moroccan Festival to Celebrate Canada 150.

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on United States and Canadian Foreign Policy I want to explore climate change a little bit. Obviously, as you know, for our Prime Minister and government, it's very clear that addressing climate change ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in South Sudan and Briefing on the Human Rights ... Good afternoon. Before we begin this afternoon, I just have a note to committee members. Because we've managed to get our guests here for the start ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Development Finance Initiative I was saying that getting ODA where it needs to be has significant challenges, as we found out, including the difficulty in accessing local players on ...

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, in September 2015, Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López was sentenced to 14 years on politically motivated charges. Today, his wife and mother, Lilian Tintori ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Human Rights Situation in Iran I call this meeting to order. Before we begin, I want to note that we are undertaking the second of two days of hearings as part ...

Spoke in the House on Jewish Heritage Month Mr. Speaker, May is Jewish Heritage Month in Ontario, a month when we can all take great pride in celebrating the accomplishments of Jewish Canadians in ...

Mentioned by Exchange Morning Post (press release) FedDev Ontario Invests Over $2 million in York Region Accelerator On April 28, Michael Levitt, Member of Parliament for York Centre announced an investment of up to $1.98 million in the York Entrepreneurship Development Institute to deliver its Incubator Track program. MP Levitt also celebrated the graduation of the ...

Spoke in the House on Genocide Remembrance, Condemnation and Prevention Month Mr. Speaker, today I stand in this House to recognize the most heinous of all crimes: genocide. This House has recognized six genocides: the Holocaust; the ...