Category: In the House

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 »

MP Mendicino Rises in the House in honour of Black History Month

It was an honour to rise in the House of Commons during Black History Month to pay homage to a neighborhood icon Kay Livingstone. Her advocacy and humanitarian work truly broke down societal barriers for black Canadians here in Eglinton-Lawrence and across Canada. Her legacy has been memorialized with a plaque at the Bedford Parkette… Read more »

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 to improve access to justice and reduce systemic barriers for all Canadians. The government of Canada has supported these laudable goals through funding, court appointments, and increased diversity on the bench. This has resulted… Read more »

Local Hiring Event

It was an honour to rise in the house today to share the exciting news that my office hosted out first ever Eglinton-Lawrence Local Hiring Event on August 9th.