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Liberal MP for Beaches—East York (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #369 on Bill C-57 Amend the Federal Sustainable Development

Voted No on Vote #368 Opposition Motion (Support for forestry workers)

Posted on Twitter But conversely, the dolphins had always believed that they were far more intelligent than man—for precisely the same reasons.” #DouglasAdams

Posted on Twitter the wheel, New York, wars and so on—whilst all the dolphins had ever done was muck about in the water having a good time.

Posted on Twitter "For instance, on the planet Earth, man had always assumed that he was more intelligent than dolphins- #DouglasAdams https://t.co/dpnAkMZhK9

Posted on Twitter I’ll keep working hard to make you proud of that contribution, and look forward to celebrating on November 30: https://t.co/ZrDbkVaOEK #LPC

Posted on Twitter Looking back 2 years ago, we had an amazing team that got us here. Thanks to all who contributed & gave us this opp… https://t.co/QPOM27ABB8

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #367 Private Members' Business M-108 (Contribution of ranchers and farmers)

Voted No on Vote #366 on Bill C-349 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other acts (criminal organization)

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to seeing this urban innovation come to our #Toronto waterfront. #topoli #cdnpoli… https://t.co/z4ahjrNxJC

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Energeticcity.ca Zimmer travels to Washington with Ethics Committee members Congressman Gregg Harper, MP Peter Kent, MP Bob Zimmer, MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, and MP Nathan Cullen during a meeting in Washington, DC. Supplied photo. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies MP Bob Zimmer, ...

Mentioned by Beach Metro News Government bureaucracy criticized at local Truth and Reconciliation town hall Beaches-East York MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, whose office organized the event, said he would submit the expert advice and concerns aired at the town hall to government ministers and continue to follow up on the files. “Rather than having it be just a ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Kairos Blanket Exercise Mr. Speaker, on September 30, we remember the children who survived the residential school system and those who did not. However, our historical mistreatment of indigenous ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Canadians at Airports, Borders and Travelling in the United States Well, it wasn't sufficiently clear because when CBSA was asked for examples of what might be found on cellphones, they used examples like propaganda, which strikes ...

Mentioned by TheSpec.com Feds urged to back research on psychedelic drugs for medical treatments ... alternative therapies for patients. Haden and other researchers support a House of Commons petition, sponsored by Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, calling for the minister to explore multi-year funding on psychedelic research projects at ...

Spoke in the House on Situation in Myanmar Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Don Valley West. I want to begin with the words of former senator and ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) It strikes me, when you mention discriminatory practices, that it's a very compelling example. Obviously discriminatory practices, regardless of age, should be outlawed—full stop. But the ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net 'Psychedelic renaissance' Haden and other researchers support a House of Commons petition, sponsored by Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, calling for the minister to explore multi-year funding on psychedelic research projects at hospitals and universities. Erskine-Smith says ...

Mentioned by Todayville.com (registration) Feds urged to back research on psychedelic drugs for medical treatments Haden and other researchers support a House of Commons petition, sponsored by Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, calling for the minister to explore multi-year funding on psychedelic research projects at hospitals and universities. Erskine-Smith says ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Feds urged to support research on psychedelic drugs for medical treatments It would be reasonable therefore that Health Canada looks at that and says 'If the American FDA are so enthusiastic about this, what could Health Canada do to support the equivalent?'” Haden and ... It is sponsored by Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith.

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Madam Speaker, I was going to ask the member opposite if he is worried about the cannabis question because he is afraid of saying yes. On ...

Spoke in the House on Amendments to Standing Orders Mr. Speaker, I know the debate has been fractious at times and I know there is a bit of bad blood, but I am of the ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Canadians at Airports, Borders and Travelling in the United States It strikes me that this is probably a misinterpretation by the CBSA in the first place, because if you look at paragraph 99(1)(a), you see that ...

Spoke in the House on UV Index Mr. Speaker, it is critical that we trust in science and in our scientists. Despite recent challenges, I remain hopeful about global efforts to tackle climate ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) I only have about a minute and a half left. We haven't heard a lot about the right to portability of data before our committee, but ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Mr. Speaker, as I was saying, the black market has no age limit and no quality controls. We also know there is a better way. With ...

Spoke in the House on Cancer Mr. Speaker, Gilda Radner once said that having cancer gave her membership in an elite club she would rather not belong to. We all know friends ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the sixth report of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics, ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Yes. We had an interesting witness before us who recommended a model code that would allow us to shorten privacy policies and would require express consent ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote1 under Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying, Vote ... Whether it's the use of Facebook, Instagram, or other social media—you have a report on the Internet of things—privacy seems to loom larger and larger in ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote1 under Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying, Vote ... Thanks very much, Commissioner, for appearing before us. I just want to get some of the numbers right. We have $6.9 million in proposed budget allocation. ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) and Briefing Session with the ... Sure. I can understand, especially with that court decision in the interim, that it changes the negotiating playing field, as it were. Mr. Cossette, I think ...

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)