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Liberal MP for Beaches—East York (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @pchouinard1873 I am referencing an academic source.

Posted on Twitter @pchouinard1873 No, I referred to sources stating that is a very ineffective and expensive mechanism for increasing ridership.

Posted on Twitter @eBunnyMan I read the sources, and then I cited the sources. Did you read them, or just went straight on the attack?

Posted on Twitter @pchouinard1873 No, I cited a paper from a professor at St. Mary's University that reviewed who used the credit, and respective incomes.

Posted on Twitter @BernadetteNTF and it was incredibly ineffective and expensive in doing so.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @pchouinard1873 what makes you think I don't understand the optics? A tax credit that is bad policy can be good politics. No dispute there.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, at the outset, I would like to note that I will be splitting my time with the member for Brampton East. We have a ...

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes (against his party) on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Beach Metro News Seeking solutions for Toronto social housing “Improvements to our social housing stock are sorely needed,” said Beaches-East York MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith in a recent press release announcing $3 million in federal money earmarked for affordable and social housing programs in the area.

A month ago

Mentioned by Policy Options (registration) Dog whistles and decriminalization of drugs Conservative MP Bob Saroya's recent declaration that Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith was “irresponsible” and “completely careless” for suggesting that Canada should pursue full-scale drug decriminalization has reinforced how toxic partisanship can ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) With respect to a further question on accountability, the previous privacy commissioner spoke of enforceable agreements. Where there has been an audit per se, and the ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Thanks very much. I wanted to begin with the recommendations of your predecessor with respect to PIPEDA. I want to start with enforcement powers, which you ...

Mentioned by The Sudbury Star Letter: Calling on Sudbury's MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, Liberal member of Parliament for Beaches-East York, deserves praise for his courage in his speaking up against his own party when it betrayed Canadians and abandoned its promise for electoral reform. He promised that he ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) With respect to the right to be forgotten, there are different ways it can come into play. If I, for example, could publish an article about ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, the report of the Canadian Group ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) Maybe I'll put it a different way then to be fair, because I don't want to put you on the spot on a policy matter. In ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Nathaniel Erskine-Smith yanked from security committee Liberal backbencher Nathaniel Erskine-Smith watches as New Democrat immigration critic Jenny Kwan makes a point at a news conference in Toronto on Friday, July 22, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Liberal MPs disappointed in government decision to nix electoral reform 2, Beaches-East York MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, who has spoken in support of a more proportional voting system, including in the House of Commons, said “democracy should be more representative of where we live.” He pointed to conversations he's had ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Nathaniel Erskine-Smith yanked from security committee Liberal backbencher Nathaniel Erskine-Smith watches as New Democrat immigration critic Jenny Kwan makes a point at a news conference in Toronto on Friday, July 22, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) Thank you very much. I have just a few questions, first on relevance versus necessity. The legislation is, perhaps, too vague. We've had law professors come ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) Getting to the other protection, which is the threshold of relevance versus necessity, Mr. Fraser, you indicated that maybe the government hasn't made its case. We ...

Spoke in the House on Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge. We can, and should, treat drug use and abuse as a ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) With respect to relevance and necessity, Ms. Austin, we had John Davies from Public Safety before us, and he referenced an Auditor General report from 2009 ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present two petitions, including e-petiton 297. The petitioners call upon the government to implement a carbon fee and dividend on ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I wonder if the member could speak to the different kinds of debt. It is an unfortunate thing when we talk about debt to ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present petition e-115. Over 1,500 Canadians are calling on the government to allow for the personal production of cannabis as part ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present e-petition 119. Hundreds of Canadians have called on our government to reverse unfair changes to adoption rules made by ...

Spoke in the House on Modernizing Animal Protections Act Mr. Speaker, I want to thank Canadians across the country for caring about, for speaking up for those without a voice, and for standing up for ...

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)