I hope that everyone who came to our Pre-Budget Consultation on Sunday found it to be an engaging and informative experience. I look forward to taking the feedback that we heard and relaying it to my colleagues in Ottawa.
The Canada Summer Jobs program is now accepting applications from eligible employers until February 2nd, 2018. To get more information about the program, visit the Government of Canada’s website at Canada.ca/Canada-summer-jobs
Recognizing that climate change has a cost, Ministers McKenna and Morneau released draft legislative proposals for Canada’s carbon-pricing strategy on January 15th.
Like in other communities across Canada, it is paramount that families in Indigenous communities and feel secure. To that end, Minister Goodale announced $291.1 over 5 years on January 10th, 2018 to be dedicated towards policing in First Nation and Inuit communities.
Minister Hussen announced on December 3rd that our government is well on track to eliminate the backlog of Live-In-Caregiver applications before the end of 2018. As of October 1st, 2017, the backlog has already been reduced by 63% from its peak in 2014.
Safe and secure housing is a right, not a privilege. On November 22nd, The Prime Minister recognized this in Lawrence Heights as the Government unveiled its groundbreaking National Housing Strategy which will address a range of housing needs, from shelters and community housing, to affordable rental and homeownership.
As always, my constituency office is open and here to help! Feel free to drop by, Monday-Friday from 10am-4pm.
MP Mendicino and Panel Discuss this Weeks issues on CTV’s Power Play – January 14th, 2018
MP Mendicino and Panel Discuss this Weeks issues on CTV’s Power Play – December 3rd, 2017
MP Mendicino and Panel Discuss this Weeks issues on CTV’s Power Play – October 4th, 2017
MP Marco Mendicino's Statement in the House of Commons about the Columbus Centre
Earlier today, I rose in the House of Commons to express my steadfast support for the Columbus Centre. I was honoured to be joined by a...
MP Mendicino rises in the House in recognition of this year's Access to Justice Week
MP Mendicino rises in the house in recognition of the Action Group’s Access to Justice Week. The Action Group has engaged the public...
Canada 150 Exemplary Canadian Award Nominations
This year, Canada is celebrating 150 years of confederation. To celebrate, a limited number of special commemorative pins, made from the coppe...
2018-19 Parliamentary Page Recruitment Program
Every year, 40 students graduating from high schools and CEGEPs are selected from across Canada to participate in the Page Program. Pages are...
2017-2018 Constituency Youth Council Applications
I am excited to announce the CYC 2017/2018 applications are now open! Following the success of last year’s Constituency Youth Council, where...
MP Mendicino Speaks In the House of Commons About Bill C -51
Yesterday, I rose in the House of Commons for the second time to read Bill C-51, An Act to Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justi...
MP Mendicino Condemns Anti-Semitism and Discusses the B'nai B'rith Annual Audit on Antisemitism in the House of Commons 2017/05/10
Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy
The Government of Canada is committed to developing a Poverty Reduction Strategy that will guide its future actions and ensure that fewer Cana...
MP Marco Mendicino discusses Judicial Vacancies in the House of Commons 2017/04/13
MP Mendicino discusses how the government has implemented an open, transparent, and merit- based appointments process to judicial vacancies.
On March 22nd, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the Government’s second budget—Building a Strong Middle Class—which continues to...
Modernizing the Criminal Code
The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that our criminal justice system protects Canadians, holds offenders to account, meet...
Join the Canada Volunteer Awards National Advisory Committee
Canada’s Volunteer Awards is an important initiative that recognizes and supports the importance of volunteers who make a difference in our ...
Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy
The Government of Canada is committed to developing a Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy to reduce poverty and improve the economic we...
MP Marco Mendicino delivers a speech about Federal Funding for Baycrest Health Sciences in Eglinton-Lawrence
Last Friday, I stood beside the Minister of Health and welcomed her to Eglinton-Lawrence as she announced $1.4 million in federal fundi...
2nd Annual Eglinton-Lawrence Community Skate
Join me on February 26th from 12pm until 2pm as I host my 2nd annual Community Skate in Eglinton-Lawrence at the Otter Creek Skating Rink̵...
MP Marco Mendicino delivers a speech on the Family Reunification Program
Marco Mendicino, Member of Parliament for Eglinton-Lawrence delivers a speech on the Family Reunification Program which is a program se...
MP Marco Mendicino and Panel discuss and debate the issues on the Hill this week on CTV's Power Play
MP Marco Mendicino Delivers a Speech on the Security Infrastructure Program
Marco Mendicino, Member of Parliament for Eglinton-Lawrence delivers a speech on the Security Infrastructure Program announced Monday N...
MP Marco Mendicino delivers a speech about Canada Goose in the house, Oct 31
Lawrence Height's 3rd annual Walk of Hope for Peace
On Sunday November 6th, I will be attending the 3rd Annual Lawrence Heights Walk of Hope for Peace. Hope to see you there!
MP Mendicino discussing issues on the Hill with Don Martin following Opposition Leader Rona Ambrose's interview (beginning @ 8m37s.).
On CTV's Power Play, MP Marco Mendicino and panel discuss Moving, LNG Pipeline and Bonds
MP Marco Mendicino recognizes Faiza Dirir winner of the Limitless Heights Scholarship Fund
Marco Mendicino, MP for Eglinton-Lawrence delivers a speech to talk about the Limitless Heights Scholarship Fund, a program which was initiate...
Profile on Settling in to Parliament
In July, I was fortunate to be profiled by the Toronto Star’s Susan Delacourt as part of a series she is writing on the new Parl...
Legal Aid Funding
Marco rises in the House of Commons on 7 June 2016 to ask the Minister of Justice about the vital area of federal legal aid funding.
Passover Greeting 2016: Chag Pesach Sameach!
As the Member of Parliament for Eglinton-Lawrence, I want to wish you and your family a happy Passover. Chag Sameach!
Toronto Community Housing Scholarships
Every year, Toronto Community Housing and Heights Development Inc. (the developer partner for the Lawrence Heights Revitalization) give out sc...
Businesses: Apply to the Canada Summer Jobs Program
BREAKING NEWS: Friday Feb 12, in Toronto, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Hon. MaryAnn Mihychuk, Minister of Employment, Workforce Developm...