Author: Laurent-Philippe Veilleux

MP Mendicino Ramadan Greeting

Ramadan, a sacred time of year for the Muslim community. On behalf of myself and my family I extend our best wishes to all those observing this month in Eglinton-Lawrence and across Canada. Ramadan Mubarak!

Video: MP Mendicino speaks to CP24 regarding Community Safety

On Friday, I spoke with CP24 to┬áchat about how the Federal Government is taking concrete action to reduce gun violence and introduce significant criminal justice reform. As a local MP, and especially as father with a young family who lives in the neighbourhood , I will always be a strong voice to keep our community… Read more »

Community Tax Clinic

Need help filing your taxes? Make an appointment with constituency office for a Free Income Tax Clinic on Sunday, April 8th from 12:00 to 4:30pm. Please bring your T4 or T5, and any other relevant tax documents. Clinic is by appointment only. Please contact our office if you have any questions. Phone: 416-781-5583 Email:… Read more »

MP Mendicino Rises in Favour of Stronger Gun Laws

This week, MP Mendicino rose in the House to speak about gun violence in Toronto neighbourhoods, and the need to strengthen Canada’s gun laws. The proposed legislation in Bill C-71 will propose common sense measures such as requiring more comprehensive background checks for firearm ownership, requiring purchasers to show their licenses when they purchase firearms,… Read more »

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 copper roof of the Parliament Buildings will be awarded to constituents in Eglinton-Lawrence who have made our community, and our country, stronger. We need your help to let us know whose outstanding work merits… Read more »

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 undergraduate students who are registered as full-time students at one of the four universities in the National Capital Region. They work on a part-time basis during their first year of study. If you… Read more »