October 1, 2020
National Seniors Day
On National Seniors Day, we celebrate seniors and all their contributions to our community here in Etobicoke Centre and in communities across Canada. …
September 28, 2020
My question in the House of Commons on the steps Canada will take to support the democratic will of the Belarusian people
Since the fraudulent presidential election in Belarus in early August, I have been in regular contact with Canada’s Foreign Minister, François-Philippe Champagne, to discuss the…
September 23, 2020
We did it! Canada will work with the provinces & territories to establish national standards in long-term care!
We did it! In today's Speech from the Throne, the Government of Canada committed to work with the provinces & territories to set national standards…
September 16, 2020
My Advocacy for National Standards for Long-Term Care in Canada
Since May, I have been advocating with the Prime Minister, Ministers and my MP colleagues that the federal government work with the provinces to establish…
September 14, 2020
My Constituency Office has Reopened for In-Person Meetings (by appointment only)
To protect the health and safety of our community during the COVID-19 pandemic, my team and I have been working remotely as we help constituents…
September 2, 2020
We did it! Buttonwood Hill School site to be a new school!
We did it! The Buttonwood Hill School site that we saved from development and secured for a new school in 2017 will now be a…
July 1, 2020
Happy Canada Day!
Dear Friends, Happy Canada Day!
June 19, 2020
Newsletter for the Community of Etobicoke Centre / June 2020
Dear Friends, In the latest newsletter I would like to bring you the latest updates on the following topics: - Our Advocacy to Improve & Reform Long-Term Care; - Fighting Racism & For Equality, Justice & Accountability; - Latest News on Changes to Runway Selection at Pearson Airport; - COVID-19 Emergency Support For Individuals & Families; - COVID-19 Emergency Support For Businesses;
June 4, 2020
Question to Minister Sajjan on LTC and CAF Appreciation Day / June 4, 2020
Today in the House of Commons, I asked the Hon. Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, to update us on Operation LASER in long-term care and how we can best support our troops who are risking their lives to serve Canadians once again. I encourage you to watch the clip of my question by clicking on the video immediately below.
June 1, 2020
Advocating for reform of Long-Term Care: Our letters to the Premier, Prime Minister and Minister of Health
Last week, we received the disturbing report from the Canadian Armed Forces documenting appalling and completely unacceptable conditions in five Ontario long-term care homes, including Eatonville Care Centre. It is beyond reprehensible that our seniors are being treated this way. As a result, I wrote to Premier Doug Ford alongside four MP colleagues, urging immediate and concrete steps including a full public inquiry to address the disturbing findings in our long-term care homes revealed in the Canadian Armed Forces report.
May 28, 2020
My question today on Long-Term Care in the virtual House of Commons / May 28, 2020
Dear Friends, In Etobicoke Centre we are mourning the loss of 42 residents to COVID-19 at the Eatonville Care Centre. This week we received the…
May 27, 2020
Dear Friends, I fought alongside many of you and our local MPs over the years to stop the GTAA from permanently diverting flights over…
May 7, 2020
My question on Long-Term Care in the virtual House of Commons / May 7, 2020
Dear Friends, In Etobicoke Centre we are mourning the loss of 40 residents to COVID-19 at the Eatonville Care Centre. Over 143 residents and 88…
May 6, 2020
Facebook Live Town Hall on the Covid-19 Pandemic - May 6
Click on the image below to watch my Facebook live town hall on the Covid-19 pandemic from May 6, 2020.
May 4, 2020
Telephone Town Hall #2 on Covid-19
Just finished my latest telephone townhall for Etobicoke Centre residents on the COVID-19 pandemic. We discussed the impacts of the virus and the actions government…
May 1, 2020
Newsletter for the Community of Etobicoke Centre / May 2020
Dear Friends, In the latest newsletter I would like to bring you the latest updates on the following topics: - Summary of Canada's Strategy to Protect Our Health; - Emergency Support For Individuals & Families; - Canada Emergency Response Benefit; - Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy; - Emergency Support for Business; - Plan to Reopen the Economy; - Our Long-Term Care Homes; - Tunneled Eglinton West LTR
April 28, 2020
Facebook Live Town Hall on the Covid-19 Pandemic - April 28
Click on the image below to watch my Facebook live town hall on the Covid-19 pandemic from April 28, 2020.
January 2, 2020
Good news! We are restarting our Seniors' Advisory Group meetings Oct. 13th in a new online video conference format.
Good news! We will be restarting our monthly Seniors' Advisory Group meetings beginning October 13th! We will be holding them in a new online…