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Liberal MP for York Centre (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 50% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Great news for employers! The Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) has been extended until December 2020 to ensure… https://t.co/8lW1gm9mxy

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Live: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau updates Canadians on COVID-19. #YorkCentre https://t.co/UswWv3XUGL

This week

Posted on Twitter Today’s ruling by the Supreme Court upholding the Genetic Non-Discrimination Act is a victory for all Cdns ensuring… https://t.co/S445UhAPKL

Posted on Twitter The images from this rally in Mississauga are so disturbing, especially given the recent antisemitism next door in… https://t.co/qAE0582JSm

Posted on Twitter #TBT great roundtable Monday night with Filipino youth from across Canada discussing their priorities during… https://t.co/Zx0ey2Q8la

A week ago

Posted on Twitter I couldn’t be prouder to be 🇨🇦, seeing the strong & unequivocal reactions from our political leaders, community lea… https://t.co/5rhTVA28Cz

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, I offer my heartfelt congratulations to all the students—and their families—who are graduating from high school in my riding of York Centre. For the ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Committee Business I thank you, first of all, for your overview. For those of us who haven't been on the committee for eight years, that was helpful. I ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, we know that anti-personnel mines are senseless weapons that continue to claim too many innocent lives and seriously injure people who will forever bear ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Committee Business There are a couple of things. I absolutely agree with my honourable colleague's point regarding witnesses and that it may develop over time. There might be ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Committee Business, Election of Chair, and Election of Vice-Chairs I have a point of order. I'm aware that currently before PROC, the possibility of having an additional vice-chair is being examined. I understand also that ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, my constituents in York Centre regularly share with me their deep concerns about the BDS movement and the alarming rise of anti-Semitism in Canada ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, I want to thank the hon. member for opening up the debate for us this morning. On his last note, he mentioned co-operation across ...

Spoke in the House on International Holocaust Remembrance Day Mr. Speaker, this past Monday was International Holocaust Remembrance Day, when we remembered the murder of over six million Jews during World War II. This year ...

Voted No on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the hon. member of Parliament for Don Valley East. I appreciate the opportunity to speak to the ...

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, before I begin presenting these reports, I would like to thank the committee assistants, translation staff and, of course, our clerk, Erica Pereira, and ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Labour Code Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I would ask for leave to please return to committee reports to present the reports of the ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 28th report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, entitled ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Human Rights Situation of Roma Ms. Savic, I have had the pleasure of speaking with you on previous occasions. I last ran into you coming out of a press conference, and ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Human Rights Situation in Iran Thank you very much, and I thank both of our witnesses. Mrs. Shajarizadeh, thank you for your bravery and courage. I've heard you tell your story ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on the Human Rights Situation in Iran Thank you very much. I want to thank all four of our witnesses, Dr. Ebadi, Ms. Alinejad, Mr. Kowsar and Mr. Ratcliffe. If there's one common ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...