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Liberal MP for Beaches—East York (Ontario)

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

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Spoke in the House on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act moved for leave to introduce a bill entitled Bill C-413, an act to amend the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (compliance with obligations). Mr. ...

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

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Liberal backbencher tables bill to give privacy commissioner more power Nathaniel Erskine-Smith said the bill would allow the commissioner — currently held by Daniel Therrien — to make orders, impose fines, conduct audits and undergo investigations into suspected breaches of the Personal Information Protection and ...

Posted on Twitter If we take #privacy seriously, we need both strong rules and a strong privacy regulator. #cdnpoli https://t.co/FqdS3LAnTU

Posted on Twitter @yonanestel When did you write me your email? I respond to all emails, but prefer to make sure I have complete fact… https://t.co/mLkQJOqe2U

Posted on Twitter “What’s going on in the United States is wrong. I can’t imagine what the families living through this are enduring.… https://t.co/9jvp8fFkFk

Posted on Twitter @giggleandhugs I've raised this with the Minister's office and with my colleagues, and publicly called these action… https://t.co/hFwcJ9A9f4

Posted on Twitter @a_volkov I've raised the issue with the Minister's office and with my colleagues.

Posted on Twitter @yonanestel @beyrima @JustinTrudeau I've received emails over the last days (not weeks). I have posted publicly abo… https://t.co/eynSbEoXau

Mentioned by Toronto Star Why these MPs aren't speaking during question period They are: Tilson and Liberal backbenchers Nathaniel Erskine-Smith and Robert Nault. Five others, all Liberal ... Francis Scarpaleggia. The Star reached out to all eight MPs, plus an additional MP who asked his second question the day we interviewed him.

Two days ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca All-party group calls for an end to 'Senate games' on three animal rights bills In a rare display of cross-partisan unity, Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, Conservative MP Michelle Rempel, NDP MP Fin Donnelly and Green Party MP Elizabeth May presented a united front Tuesday asking Conservative Sen. Don Plett, in particular ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca MPs call on senators to stop playing games with animal protection bills ... by Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, Conservative MP Michelle Rempel, Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, and NDP MP and fisheries critic Fin Donnelly, as well as Julie MacInnes, campaign manager for the Humane Society International/Canada.

A week ago

Mentioned by Infosurhoy AggregateIQ CEO could face contempt of Parliament finding after defying formal summons No final decisions were made, but Liberal MP and committee vice-chair Nathaniel Erskine-Smith confirmed that contempt of Parliament process is an option. “We're still considering the steps we're going to take,” he said. “The doctor's note was nondescript.

Mentioned by National Post Canadian company linked to Facebook data breach fires back, accuses critics of wild speculation ... the CEO also failed to appear last month at a meeting of the U.K. parliament's digital committee. “You've clearly lawyered up and frankly the information you've provided is inadequate,” Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, regarding Massingham's ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Endangered Whales Madam Speaker, I am proud to support Motion No. 154, introduced by my colleague, the member for New Brunswick Southwest. Her advocacy on such an important ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I find this to be an incredibly difficult aspect of the Trans Mountain expansion approval and now purchase. I have two specific questions. First, ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Perhaps, Chair, we can discuss this after the second round but potentially go in camera at some point. We talk about profiling and political ads or ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, Helena Kirk was diagnosed with cancer when she was three. Now 12 years old, and after 841 hours of chemotherapy, she is a cancer ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans Thank you very much for being here. I just have two questions. My first question is in relation to the transitional period as people are leaving ...

Spoke in the House on Elections Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the comments from my friend. I certainly agree that we should have gone further in reforming political financing rules and restoring the ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Thanks very much. Mr. Balsillie, you indicated in your opening remarks that you categorized Facebook and Google together amongst other big data companies. Obviously, Facebook and ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Of course. When it comes to co-operation with AIQ, you mentioned that AIQ continues to refuse to co-operate with your Information Commissioner. They've indicated some willingness ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Office ot the Commissioner of Lobbying, ... When you do have them answer questions, having had them here before us, you may want to administer the oath. When it comes to a company ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook It's not working for me. I'm not sure why. With respect to transparency, I'll propose two solutions. One solution is that, when political parties put out ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Thank you very much. After my first round of questioning, I received a note from the chair of the U.K. digital and culture committee, Damian Collins. ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Madam Speaker, the member mentioned the opioid crisis. This government has expanded safe consumption sites and expanded the use of naloxone. In the most recent budget, ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, my colleague suggested this budget would hurt the most vulnerable Canadians. I would note that over the last two years, the Library of Parliament ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on An Act in Relation to Firearms Mr. Speaker, I see this as a set of modest improvements. The member noted in particular the question of background checks. He said that this sounds ...

More than three months ago

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)