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  • His favourite word is thanks.

Liberal MP for Beaches—East York (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 57% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @journo_dale Interesting to consider using a PMB motion to ask a committee to draft a bill, though. I remember thin… https://t.co/gYohyP4Y1H

Posted on Twitter @journo_dale Yeah, it’s an interesting move to ask a committee to draft, but my understanding is that passage eithe… https://t.co/SMLzpv9RqY

Posted on Twitter @journo_dale I can also have a PMB drafted. But how would you see it move from drafting to passage?

Posted on Twitter Thanks to everyone who has raised their voice and called for stronger animal protection laws in Canada. @jannarden @KateDrummond_ @bifnaked

Posted on Twitter The @defendhorsescan petition to stop the live export of horses for slaughter has now closed with an incredible 77,… https://t.co/V57MmFj5y4

Posted on Twitter On this #uncommonspod, Indigenous Services Minister @MarcMillerVM joins me to discuss the promise of clean water on… https://t.co/KeSQaONXwX

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #148 Question of privilege

Voted No on Vote #149 Opposition Motion (Censure of the Minister of National Defence)

Voted Yes on Vote #150 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #151 Concurrence in estimates

Voted Yes on Vote #152 on Bill C-33

A week ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Accessibility and Affordability of Telecommunications Services and Bill C-253 Thanks for that. There are two very quick things, and then my last question. One, there are secure creditors over and above those with unfunded pension ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Front-Line Grocery Store Workers and Bill C-253 Let me ask about the balance between protecting those who deserve to be protected, the pensioners who have worked their entire lives—the Supreme Court has acknowledged ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Accessibility and Affordability of Telecommunications Services and Bill C-253 There are two things. First, I'm not sure everyone by the name of Carney would find you so friendly, Pierre. Second, on the purpose of the ...

Spoke in the House on Frontline Health Care Workers Madam Speaker, vaccines are the way out of the pandemic and there is nothing more important than each one of us doing our part. For most ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Economic Recovery from COVID-19 Thanks very much, Madam Chair. Mr. Carney, I want to start with you. We have come a long way on climate action since 2015, including with ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Accessibility and Affordability of Telecommunications Services and Bill C-253 I'll just speak to Sébastien's point. It might make sense for there to be unanimous consent for us to move on from this conversation. You have ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Economic Recovery from COVID-19 Thanks very much, Chair. Mr. Mills, just to clarify, if we're thinking of a recommendation along these lines, the idea would be that we would recommend ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Economic Recovery from COVID-19 Thanks very much, Madam Chair. I want to begin with the Canadian Urban Transit Research and Innovation Consortium. Many of the recommendations I see in a ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Economic Recovery from COVID-19 I agree that we've built civilization, and in large measure our certain prosperity in Canada, on our expansion of fossil fuels, but we also have to ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have four petitions to present today. The first is e-petition 2997. The petitioners note that animals in puppy mills are kept in cramped, ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition, e-petition 3031, that I would like to present. It is signed by almost 1,400 residents who note that Israeli settlements ...

Spoke in the House on United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act Mr. Speaker, on behalf of Beaches—East York, I speak today in support of Bill C-15. I want to start by acknowledging the work of former NDP ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I am in support of Bill C-22. Bill C-22, for those interested in the subject, comes in three parts. It would address mandatory minimum ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Residents of Beaches—East York Madam Speaker, in this pandemic, strong public health measures have helped to save lives, but they have also isolated us, including many of our seniors. To ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, today I will introduce four petitions related to animal welfare. The first two petitions are related to labelling. Petition e-2981, on behalf of over ...

Spoke in the House on Standing Orders and Procedure Mr. Speaker, my question is specific to virtual voting, keeping in mind young families, those who may be going through a difficult situation in their lives ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-236 An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (evidence-based diversion measures)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-235 An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-460 An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-454 An Act respecting net-zero greenhouse gas emissions

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 ...

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 ...

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

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)