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Liberal MP for Beaches—East York (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 49% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Opioid Crisis in Canada Madam Chair, it is a tragic story about the member's friend. In the last budget, there was $150 million to immediately expand treatment options, and treatment ...

Voted Yes on Vote #977 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Voted Yes on Vote #976 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter A good weekend to remember that our food choices matter. Celebrated @AnimalJustice on Friday alongside many passion… https://t.co/DUr4ucHoSh

This week

Posted on Twitter Almost 90,000 new full-time positions. https://t.co/TmtT1wCkd1

Posted on Twitter @Jacqui_Wiens Did one on drug policy previously and it worked out well, but I appreciate the heads up.

Posted on Twitter Next Tuesday starting at 4:45 pm, I’ll be participating in a @reddit AMA with @bobzimmermp & @CharlieAngusNDP on r/… https://t.co/S3mslz4R5m

Posted on Twitter @liberalnotlefty We have not yet implemented any ban, but instead studying the evidence. As you’ve seen me write el… https://t.co/ft1jw5eWuN

Posted on Twitter When political leaders actively choose to ignore evidence and distort the truth, it’s only a matter of time before… https://t.co/u5Vj6Equdx

Voted No on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Voted Yes on Vote #973 18th Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

A week ago

Mentioned by The South Bayview Bulldog Communists on guard against mail delivery in East York Some of those fighting for a more perfect world, including at least one member of the Communist Party of Canada, broke up a nomination meeting for Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith Sunday. They supported postal workers upset with being sent back to ...

Mentioned by Beach Metro News Treatment of Canada Post workers sparks protest at nomination party for Beaches-East York Liberal MP Erskine-Smith By NINA RAFEEK. Protesters interrupted Beaches—East York MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith's speech at his nomination party to deliver a message on Sunday. The approximately one dozen protesters on behalf of postal workers briefly took over the event at ...

Mentioned by Hill Times House should set up permanent Commons committee on digital issues, says NDP MP Angus, after unprecedented ... Participants included, clockwise from top left: NDP MP Charlie Angus and Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith; Ireland's Eamon Ryan and Hildegarde Naughton; Belgium's Nele Lijnen; Brazil's Alessandro Molon; Singapore's Sun Xueling (left) and Edwin ...

Mentioned by Beach Metro News Beach residents invited to Christmas in the Park Tree Lighting in Kew Gardens Sponsors for this year's Christmas in the Park Tree Lighting event include Canadian Tire, COBS Bread, the Beach Village BIA, Beaches-East York MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, Tom Jakobek, Hooper's Pharmacy, Pippins Tea, Dyson's Valu-Mart, the Fox ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Lawmakers from nine countries grill Facebook in rare international hearing Canada's representatives included Bob Zimmer, the chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics (ETHI), and his co-chairs Charlie Angus and Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith. Canada is continuing to ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by National Post Why are the world's politicians in London grilling Mark Zuckerberg's empty chair? Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith asked Allan if Facebook should be held responsible for illegal activity on the platform and Allan replied that “we need to get to the right balance on where our responsibilities.” Facebook shouldn't be responsible for ...

Spoke in the House on An Act to Provide for the Resumption and Continuation of Postal Services Madam Speaker, in 2011, the Conservatives introduced legislation. In 2016, a superior court found that it was unconstitutional. My friend asked how this legislation would satisfy ...

Spoke in the House on Postal Services Resumption and Continuation Act Mr. Speaker, this is a difficult conversation. I agree with the minister when she says that a negotiated outcome and decision would be better. The parties ...

Spoke in the House on Resumption and Continuation of Postal Service Operations Legislation Mr. Speaker, I was six years old in 1990, so I am not going to accuse anyone of anything. With respect to the current situation, there ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I held a budget event recently with Kevin Page, the former parliamentary budget officer. He certainly held the previous government to account. I put ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Thanks very much. Mr. Perrault, you mentioned political parties but not third party political activities. I have just one example. Ontario Proud has 400,000 followers on ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Given that we have some time for discussing committee business and given that we have a few meetings in November that we need to fill since ...

Spoke in the House on Afghan Students Mr. Speaker, Shamim Ahmadi grew up in a Taliban-occupied city in Afghanistan, where girls who tried to go to school faced threats and danger. However, when ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, as the member for Calgary Nose Hill mentioned, I went through an arduous journey for Bill C-246. My in-laws are in a small southwestern ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook So perhaps legislation is needed. This is a really tricky problem. When Dr. Ben Scott was before us, he recommended that big publishers.... Google is not ...

Spoke in the House on Corrections and Conditional Release Act Madam Speaker, it has been a while since I studied criminal law and the criminal justice system. I would agree with the member that retribution is ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Thanks very much. I'm wary of relitigating PIPEDA. We did a fulsome study on privacy protection. We made recommendations, and a lot of what both of ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Okay. All right. Excellent. It continues: While BeLeave may have contributed its own design style and input, the services provided by Aggregate IQ to BeLeave used ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Just to pick up where we left off on transparency, I think it makes it sense that political advertising would not be treated particularly differently than ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-413 An Act to amend the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (compliance with obligations)

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Thank you very much, Mr. Gourde. If nobody minds, I'll take the next five minutes from here. I want to start with a bit of a ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Mr. Chair, we had originally planned to go in camera to discuss committee business. My one worry is that Peter and Charlie are not here. We're ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-246 An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Fisheries Act, the Textile Labelling Act, the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act and the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (animal protection)