Category: In the House

MP Mendicino Discusses the Canada Summer Jobs Program with Colleagues

Today I discussed this year’s Canada Summer Jobs Program which has created hundreds of thousands of jobs for Canadian youth across the country. Our government has doubled the amount of Canada Summer Jobs funding which employs many youth here in Eglinton-Lawrence. We look forward to another successful program this year!

MP Mendicino’s Statement Following Toronto Tragedy

Full transcript below: Mr. Speaker, the people of my hometown of Toronto are grief-stricken today in the wake of a senseless, horrifying, and criminal act that took 10 innocent lives and left many more injured, shattering a peaceful city. To the victims and survivors, especially those who lost loved ones, know that all Canadians are… 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 »

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 »