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  • His favourite word is thanks.

Liberal MP for Beaches—East York (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @katewallistweet Ha, it started when I was cutting grapes and he said “you’re not a chef daddy”

Posted on Twitter What do mommy and daddy do for a living? https://t.co/aNyjJKI9LP

Posted on Twitter We’re hosting a family skate tomorrow at Ted Reeve between 1 to 3 pm, along with popcorn, hot chocolate and coffee.… https://t.co/nw6IZtgBAo

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Looking back, it's incredible that the minority Pearson government accomplished so many things over only 5 years, i… https://t.co/7Fyj2jOwd7

Posted on Twitter An interesting part of our history, and one of the many achievements of the Pearson government. https://t.co/m33ODfXq00

This week

Posted on Twitter @petersankoff @AureliaCotta @kady @ThomasHall17 @acoyne Exactly this. A committee accommodates circumstances where… https://t.co/r6WcpTDX0n

A week ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Digital Government Services Great. That's really useful. Let's add another layer. Now there's a population register with my basic information: name, address, phone number, and perhaps email address. Hopefully ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-84 Okay. In terms of one way to do that, I think this is a pretty useful forum, actually, for hearing from different stakeholders about their concerns ...

Voted No on Vote #990 Opposition Motion (Single tax return in Quebec)

Voted Yes on Vote #989 on Bill C-78 Amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act and the Garnishment, ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Digital Government Services Mr. Carroll, you have talked a lot about the right to know or the right of access. As a politician, I will use examples here that ...

Voted No on Vote #988 Opposition Motion (Taxes)

Voted No on Vote #987 Opposition Motion (Canada’s housing crisis)

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Digital Government Services Thanks very much. My first question is about the Estonian model and legal pathways. When Michael Geist was before us, he said that technological measures put ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, this question for the Prime Minister comes from my Beaches—East York Youth Council, written by Mika Kay. The UN reports that our planet will ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Digital Government Services Thank you very much. Thank you both for attending. To begin I want to clarify a bit of a misconception in some of the questions from ...

Voted Yes on Vote #986 on Bill C-57 Amend the Federal Sustainable Development

Two months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Well, that's my principal point. We've made a recommendation whereby something that is manifestly hate speech, harassment or disinformation should be subject to a quick takedown. ...

Spoke in the House on Opioid Crisis in Canada Madam Chair, it is a tragic story about the member's friend. In the last budget, there was $150 million to immediately expand treatment options, and treatment ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss the Situation ... I have a few points. I understand PROC to be the appropriate committee for individual MP cases in relation to violations of the code. In relation ...

Three months ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on An Act to Provide for the Resumption and Continuation of Postal Services Madam Speaker, in 2011, the Conservatives introduced legislation. In 2016, a superior court found that it was unconstitutional. My friend asked how this legislation would satisfy ...

Spoke in the House on Postal Services Resumption and Continuation Act Mr. Speaker, this is a difficult conversation. I agree with the minister when she says that a negotiated outcome and decision would be better. The parties ...

Spoke in the House on Resumption and Continuation of Postal Service Operations Legislation Mr. Speaker, I was six years old in 1990, so I am not going to accuse anyone of anything. With respect to the current situation, there ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I held a budget event recently with Kevin Page, the former parliamentary budget officer. He certainly held the previous government to account. I put ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Thanks very much. Mr. Perrault, you mentioned political parties but not third party political activities. I have just one example. Ontario Proud has 400,000 followers on ...

Spoke in the House on Afghan Students Mr. Speaker, Shamim Ahmadi grew up in a Taliban-occupied city in Afghanistan, where girls who tried to go to school faced threats and danger. However, when ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, as the member for Calgary Nose Hill mentioned, I went through an arduous journey for Bill C-246. My in-laws are in a small southwestern ...

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)