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 number of MPs, including the Honourable Judy Sgro, Francesco Sorbara, David Lametti, Michael Levitt, Adam Vaughan, and Filomina Tassi. Located in my riding, the Columbus Centre was built… Read more »
Category: In the House
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 »
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.
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 »
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 Justice and make Consequential Amendments to Another Act. Bill C-51 contains four categories will protect Canadians, uphold the Charter of Rights and Freedoms, hold offenders to account, and… Read more »
MP Marco Mendicino rises in the house to speak about Bill S-231. The amendments made to the Journalistic Sources Protection Act by the government would provide robust and unprecedented protection of journalistic sources.