Category: In the House

Budget 2017

On March 22nd, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled the Government’s second budget—Building a Strong Middle Class—which continues to invest in middle class Canadians at every stage of their lives, transform our neighbourhoods and communities, and give every Canadian a real and fair chance at success. To learn more about Budget 2017, click HERE.

Canada Reaches Health Funding Agreement with Ontario

On March 10th, the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario agreed to new targeted federal funding over 10 years for investments in home care and mental health care. The province joins other provincial and territorial jurisdictions in accepting the Government of Canada’s offer of investments to deliver better health care for Canadians and Ontarians. Over… Read more »

Modernizing the Criminal Code

  The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that our criminal justice system protects Canadians, holds offenders to account, meets the highest standards of equity and fairness, shows compassion to victims, and upholds the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. That is why we are proposing changes to remove or amend unconstitutional provisions from… Read more »

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 funding for the Canadian Centre for Aging & Brain Health Innovation at Baycrest Health sciences. This $1.4 million will support the Spark Program at Baycrest, which will accelerate innovative solutions for mental health,… Read more »

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 set out to reduce processing times so that Canadians and Permanent Residents can reunite with their loved ones faster and easier than ever before. For more information, click HERE