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Liberal MP for York Centre (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Mentioned by Canadian Jewish News (blog) Liberal MPs have first-ever videoconference with Israeli MKs A video parley hooking up Ottawa with Jerusalem will take place quarterly in an effort to further explore binational interests and maintain open channels, said Michael Levitt, Liberal MP for York Centre. Levitt and fellow Liberal Deb Schulte (King ...

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Posted on Twitter Had an amazing time tonight at @CJPAC's #Action2017. Great to see so much multi-partisan support for this incredibl… https://t.co/1KJbAcnP43

Posted on Twitter A big #YorkCentre Happy Birthday to Shirley Snell as she celebrated her 90th Birthday @LUMACARE1974! 🎉🎂 https://t.co/glcq588Rvn

Posted on Twitter Honored to meet #Latvia Foreign Min @edgarsrinkevics at Foreign Affairs Committee to discuss close Canada-Latvia re… https://t.co/ZakbA1HnZ1

Posted on Twitter Plans 4 #EarthDay? Join @ziyatong from @dailyplanetshow, @HOHTribute and myself on April 23rd. RSVP here:… https://t.co/47sfGCNlwp

Posted on Twitter This Sunday at 9pm on @CBC Canada:The Story of Us, with @JustinTrudeau. #canada150 https://t.co/OJtNpGUHAt

Posted on Twitter Watching coverage of #londonattack w/ profound sadness. My thoughts are w/ victims, their families & all who responded so bravely to attack.

Two weeks 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 ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Nanaimo News NOW (press release) Watchdog to look at Apotex chair fundraiser, Democracy Watch says ... says Lobbying Commissioner Karen Shepherd is investigating a complaint about a political fundraiser hosted by Apotex chairman Barry Sherman in August 2015 that featured Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Liberal candidate Michael Levitt, now an MP.

Mentioned by TheWeeklyNews.ca Commissioner looking at cash-for-access event ... says Lobbying Commissioner Karen Shepherd is investigating a complaint about a political fundraiser hosted by Apotex chairman Barry Sherman in August 2015 that featured Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Liberal candidate Michael Levitt, now an MP.

Mentioned by Kawartha Media Group Commissioner looking at cash-for-access event Democracy Watch says Lobbying Commissioner Shepherd is investigating a complaint about a political fundraiser hosted by Apotex chairman Barry Sherman last August that featured Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Liberal candidate Michael Levitt, now ...

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Watchdog to look at Apotex chair fundraiser, Democracy Watch says ... says Lobbying Commissioner Karen Shepherd is investigating a complaint about a political fundraiser hosted by Apotex chairperson Barry Sherman last August that featured Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Liberal candidate Michael Levitt, now an MP.

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 ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Look who's going to Washington: MPs planning blitz to meet and greet new Congress Conservative MP Dean Allison, left, serves as a vice-chair of the House Foreign Affairs Committee; Liberal MP Michael Levitt chairs the Subcommittee on International Human Rights; NDP MP Tracey Ramsey is a vice-chair on the House Trade Committee.

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 ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing by Global Partnership for Education and Human Rights Situation in Burundi Thank you. I want to come back to something you said, Ms. Gillard. You're operating in some fairly hot spots. I want to use Burundi as ...

Two 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 ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... This committee had the opportunity to travel to Guatemala and Colombia in August. It was a really insightful trip for us at a time when, especially ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... Good afternoon. First of all, I want to congratulate you on your International Press Freedom Award given by the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression. I've looked ...

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 at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... I have a question for Ms. Hanham, but there's a disconnect that I want to ask Mr. DeRose about. We've heard there have been about a ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... Thank you all for your testimony. Professor Juneau, I want to dig down a little into your hypothesis that our government's decision to not eliminate sanctions ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... We spent a lot of time in this committee discussing the notion of gross human rights violations. I want to reflect on that a little bit. ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak on Bill C-29, an act to implement provisions of budget 2016. I would like to focus ...

Spoke in the House on Aleppo Mr. Speaker, I rise today to remind the House that every day, the residents of Aleppo, including 100,000 children, are struggling for their lives amid unimaginable ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I know that all members of the House share my grave concern for the Yazidi people and the genocide being committed against them by ...