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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.

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Posted on Twitter @AaronWherry The principle of charity definitely doesn't exist here.

Posted on Twitter @PhilHoldsworth Probably right. Though it'd be nice if we led and brought people with us.

Posted on Twitter First the public health experts, now the police chiefs, next the politicians? https://t.co/9aUmAj96HN

Posted on Twitter @yonanestel I've spoken with Minister Hussen as well, and the Prime Minister has clearly articulated the importance… https://t.co/61oEHjnkJA

Posted on Twitter @yonanestel Here's an interview I did to highlight the importance of federal support for childcare, with expert Kat… https://t.co/YwlXrq201J

Posted on Twitter @yonanestel In this clip at the Industry committee, I raise the issue directly with Minister Monsef: https://t.co/82N431wPFF

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Investment Canada Act Thanks, Madam Chair. Consistent with the notice of motion that I provided to the committee on Monday, I move that our committee invite senior executives from ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, widespread mask use will dramatically reduce the spread of COVID-19. I quote the CEO of our local Michael Garron Hospital, Sarah Downey, who said ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Investment Canada Act Thanks very much, Madam Chair. Before I get to the witnesses, the clerk did circulate a notice of motion. I just want to make sure it ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Investment Canada Act That makes sense. In some ways enhanced trade makes a good deal of sense. It's been brought to my attention that we don't have a significant ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Canadian Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Okay, so it's a barely passing grade. To fix the data sharing, which is critical.... You talked about surveillance testing, strategic testing. Data's critical for doing ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Canadian Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic I would have thought.... I mean, there's no reason to jam us with a motion like this. There's no reason to not have our committee meet ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Canadian Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thanks very much. Professor Scassa, I normally agree with everything you say. In this case, I agree with almost everything you say. I have one challenge. ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Canadian Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Not only would that improve customer service from their governments for Canadians and citizens, but it would also be a significant return on a small investment, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am presenting a petition from over 100 students at Notre Dame High School in Beaches—East York. They call attention to the inadequate housing ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, we have a unique opportunity to fix our assisted dying laws and to protect the individual right of all Canadians to make such a ...

Spoke in the House on Controlled Drugs and Substances Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-236, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (evidence-based diversion measures). Mr. Speaker, we need to treat ...

Spoke in the House on Ending of the Stigma of Substance Use Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-235, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts. Mr. ...

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

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I appreciate the element of the motion that suggests the basic personal amount should be targeted more specifically to people in need and middle-class ...

Spoke in the House on Relations with Indigenous Peoples Mr. Speaker, I appreciate a number of the suggestions, such as strong engagement and leadership, including the Prime Minister potentially getting on a plane and bringing ...

Spoke in the House on Resumption of debate on Address in Reply Mr. Speaker, I appreciate hearing the member's comments about productivity. According to Clean Energy Canada, the number of jobs in the clean energy sector grew by ...

Spoke in the House on Resumption of Debate on Address in Reply Madam Speaker, congratulations on your election to assist the Chair. I want to start by thanking the constituents of Beaches—East York, everyone who supported me in ...

Voted No on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

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)