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  • His favourite word is respect.

Liberal MP for Beaches—East York (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter We survived one year. Happy birthday little Mack. https://t.co/2H8Fr1bU1q

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Incredible to see outpouring of support for those affected by the flooding in Bangladesh. A third of the country fl… https://t.co/ikcIYt9Vds

This week

Posted on Twitter Good that Scheer (and campaign manager) are distancing themselves in the wake of explicit Nazi sympathizing. But cr… https://t.co/LgKMfyRYUZ

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Toronto Beach man home after harrowing experience in Kenya Beach resident Andreas Katsouris is home safe after being detained in Nairobi, Kenya while working on the presidential election campaign. His wife Jennifer Bell reached out to local MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith for help at the time of Katsouris' detention.

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com East Toronto man home after harrowing experience in Kenya Beach resident Andreas Katsouris is home safe after being detained in Nairobi, Kenya while working on the presidential election campaign. His wife Jennifer Bell reached out to local MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith for help at the time of Katsouris' detention.

A week ago

Mentioned by The South Bayview Bulldog Round and about South Bayview on a sunny summer day Lower left, MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith should blush, even though he has something to do with the good work of getting these kids to play ball. We trust things are just as functional in Ottawa. And finally, Thursday is National Thrift Shop Day. Yes ...

Posted on Twitter A tragic loss. As one constituent, whose daughter had Ms. Chen as a teacher, wrote to me: "she inspired her student… https://t.co/dwurUnSWtx

Posted on Twitter @twas4kids Portugal is a good model for the rest of the world on #drugpolicy

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Incredible crowd at Dentonia Park celebrating the Canada-Bangladesh Festival, #Canada150 and our multiculturalism,… https://t.co/1aNXlk3AJf

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by NOW Magazine Why animal laws are racist and sexist: Reasonable Doubt Last year, Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith introduced a private member's bill (Bill-C246) proposing several changes. By way of background, animals in Canada are considered property. They have no legal rights whatsoever. Any protection afforded to ...

Two months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

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 ...

Didn't vote on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

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 ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Vimy Oak planting marks three anniversaries at Notre Dame high school Veteran Ashley Zedner pours a shovelful of dirt on Notre Dame High School's new Vimy Oak as Beaches-East York MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith holds the tree up. The oak was planted on Friday, June 2 to mark the 75th anniversary of the school, the 100th ...

Mentioned by Beach Metro News Local MPs split on election reform Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, the MP for Beaches-East York, was one of the two Liberal MPs who went against the party line and voted yes. “Electoral reform is important to many constituents, it's important to me, and I'll continue to be an advocate for ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the Canadian Autism Leadership Summit took place in Ottawa a month ago. I rise today to continue to raise awareness of this important cause ...

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 in the House on Toronto Maple Leafs Mr. Speaker, our Toronto Maple Leafs are back. We have a strong, young, and exciting team with a great future ahead. We can feel the love ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) and Personal Information Protection and ... Absolutely. Thanks to all of the witnesses. I got married a number of years ago. When I and the wedding party bought our suits for the ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Thank you to all the witnesses. I want to start with you, Mr. Fraser. You cast some doubt or expressed some caution with respect to our ...

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)