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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 We had an amazing day at our North York Youth Council Summit in #YorkCentre. Thx 2 all who joined us & special gues… https://t.co/ljKESfmUhO

Posted on Twitter The sun was shining on @stconradcs today for their annual community bbq & #Canada150 celebration. Great school spir… https://t.co/2pJ3qDE7rC

Posted on Twitter Join me & some of the North York team as we Facebook live the first hour of the North York Youth Summit w/… https://t.co/k5w4NVMybF

Posted on Twitter Proud to be co-hosting the first North York Youth Summit with my colleagues @downsviewpark in #YorkCentre.… https://t.co/Izj1ECJdWN

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Heading out w/ great volunteers this morning to #goknockdoors in #Downsview & hear from the community #YorkCentre… https://t.co/68N8yR0CVD

Three days ago

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.

Posted on Twitter Good night to my wife Barbi & all the women sleeping on the street tonite in support of @CovenantHouseTO & homeless #youth. #WomenSleepoutTO

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

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 ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Order in Council Appointment of the Honourable Stéphane Dion to the Position ... Thank you. I want to move to a topic that I know is very important to you. It's certainly one that's been a focus for my ...

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 ...

A month ago

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com A new building for Toronto's North York Women's Shelter MP Michael Levitt (left), Councillor James Pasternak, Minister Dr. Helena Jaczek, North York Women's Shelter executive director Mohini Datta-Ray and shelter board chair Michele Robitaille take part in a funding announcement Wednesday, April 19 ...

Mentioned by BetaKit Today in FedDev Ontario funding ($2.5M): YEDI Institute, Noblegen MP for York Centre Michael Levitt announced a non-repayable contribution of up to $1.98 million to the York Entrepreneurship Development Institute (YEDI), through FedDev Ontario's Investing in Business Initiative. Levitt made the announcement on behalf ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Governments of Canada and Ontario Announce Funding for Women's Shelter in the City of Toronto Michael Levitt, Member of Parliament for York Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), along with the ...

Mentioned by Government of Ontario News Ontario Supporting Rebuild of North York Women's Shelter Dr. Helena Jaczek, Minister of Community and Social Services, made the announcement in Toronto today with Michael Levitt, Member of Parliament for York Centre, on behalf of Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on United States and Canadian Foreign Policy I'll gladly take my little bit of time and thank you both for your very interesting testimony this morning. Ms. Dawson, you mentioned at the start ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Human Rights Situation in Venezuela Welcome to this meeting of the Subcommittee on International Human Rights. We're dealing today with a very serious issue, an issue that has seized this committee ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... You mentioned the clampdown and the oppression against human rights defenders, which is certainly something we've seen, unfortunately, both in this committee and in the subcommittee ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Russian activism and interference in other countries' domestic politics is something eastern Europeans have lived with for years, but most recently it ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing from Common Frontiers on the Human Rights Situation in Central America Good. It also means we get to propose going on another trip, since that one was so successful. That's a topic for another day. This was ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Anti-Semitism Mr. Speaker, on February 6, a McGill student society representative incited violence against Jewish students, tweeting “punch a Zionist today”. On February 19, mezuzahs were ripped ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in South Sudan Good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to the Subcommittee on International Human Rights. We are continuing today with our second session on our study regarding the human rights ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... Absolutely. Thank you for your testimony. I have a comment. It's your reaction to my colleague MP McKay's portrayal of Russia as a kleptocracy. I want ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Racism Mr. Speaker, this past Friday was International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a sombre anniversary when we remember the murder of more than six million Jews at the ...

Spoke in the House on Ephraim's Place Mr. Speaker, I would like to highlight an organization at the heart of the York Centre community, Ephraim's Place. Named in memory of 11-year-old Ephraim Brown, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present my first petition in the House of Commons on behalf of the students at Madonna Catholic Secondary School in ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, Canada's diversity is a source of strength and pride. Sadly, minority communities are sometimes targeted for attack, including recent incidents in Toronto, Ottawa, and ...