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  • His favourite word is privacy.

Liberal MP for Beaches—East York (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter The FES also steals a phrase from Yalnizyan and acknowledges that “COVID—19 has caused a She-cession, rolling back… https://t.co/GjoqhfPAud

Posted on Twitter In the Fall Economic Statement, “as a first step,” our govt announced measures “to lay the groundwork for a Canada-… https://t.co/sW77BFEOZD

Posted on Twitter Throne speech: “It has been nearly 50 years since the Royal Commission on the Status of Women outlined the necessit… https://t.co/cFVZVGFmnE

Posted on Twitter Our government has committed to affordable, accessible, and high-quality child care, and on this #uncommonspod, eco… https://t.co/R1pVTvN4zt

Posted on Twitter @cj2yes Modular housing is built quickly to address the homelessness crisis. The city established two early phases… https://t.co/g5DpJl9Fds

Posted on Twitter @Hilary59475143 @ubi_works I've jointly seconded C-273 and will support it in any way that I can.

This week

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 ...

A week ago

Voted Yes (against his party) on Vote #57 on Bill C-213 Enact the Canada Pharmacare

Voted No on Vote #58 on Bill C-223 Amend the Citizenship Act (adequate knowledge of French in Quebec)

Voted Yes on Vote #59 Private Members' Business M-35 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (environment grading label))

Voted No on Vote #60 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted No on Vote #61 on Bill C-225 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Domestic Manufacturing Capacity for a COVID-19 Vaccine I first want to say that I very much appreciate your volunteer efforts in the course of this crisis to help us get through it. Like ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Domestic Manufacturing Capacity for a COVID-19 Vaccine Mr. Attaran, I wondered about that, because I take it that this was your point fundamentally. Your main recommendation, from what I understand from your writing...and ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Protection of Privacy and Reputation on Platforms such as Pornhub So you come here today.... Yes, it's a worthwhile apology, although when I ask you what you would say to victims, I would have expected an ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Domestic Manufacturing Capacity for a COVID-19 Vaccine I appreciate that. I have just a small amount of time. I'll move to Mr. Kennedy. The decline of the domestic manufacturing capacity for vaccines is ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Domestic Manufacturing Capacity for a COVID-19 Vaccine Thanks very much, Madam Chair. My first question is in relation to the approval process for vaccines. Obviously, without domestic manufacturing capacity, we rely on imports ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Election of Chair Thanks very much. I am looking forward to working together again on the ethics committee. While I haven't followed all that came before, I know you ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Accessibility and Affordability of Telecommunications Services That's a long way of saying, though, that where main street businesses are getting crushed in a pandemic, you see increased dividends. You could have gone ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Questions of Conflict of Interest and Lobbying in Relation to Pandemic Spending Thanks very much. Before I move the motion, I have spoken to Michael and also briefly with Charlie. I have not had a chance to speak ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, no community in Canada should be without access to clean water. I understand that we have lifted over 60% of long-term advisories on first ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, in 2016, the Alberta Court of Appeal unanimously granted a 58-year-old woman, known as E.F., access to medical assistance in dying. She suffered from ...

Spoke in the House on Controlled Drugs and Substances Act moved that Bill C-236, an act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (evidence-based diversion measures) be read the second time and referred to a ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act Mr. Speaker, as we live through these difficult times and face the COVID crisis, we have to direct our energies to the crisis in front of ...

Spoke in the House on Digital Charter Implementation Act, 2020 Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Willowdale. We increasingly live our lives online and our laws need to reflect that ...

More than three months ago

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)