United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
Attendance at United Nations High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development has wrapped up. Thank you to Minister Jean-Yves Duclos, his staff, departmental officials, and delegates for a terrific forum and for all of your hard work! It was an honour to attend with you.
Youth Homelessness and Canada's National Housing Strategy
Statement in the House of Commons on youth homelessness and Canada's National Housing Strategy.
Canada's first-ever National Housing Strategy
Thank you to the voters of Spadina-Fort York for sending me to Ottawa so I could work on and deliver a National Housing Strategy. Promise Made. Promise Kept.
Canada Day 150 Message from Adam Vaughan, MP
Canada Day message from Adam Vaughan, Member of Parliament for Spadina-Fort York, on the occasion of Canada's 150th
Statement on Invictus Games Toronto 2017
Statement in the House of Commons on the 2017 Invictus Games to be held in Toronto.
Statement on the Passing of Avie Bennett
Our artists, our city & this country will miss you, Avie Bennett.
Celebrating Opportunity: Canada 150 & Expo 67
When we celebrate Canada, we celebrate its people and the opportunities we give each other. See my statement on #Canada150 and my father’s contribution to the Centenary at Expo 67.
National Day of Mourning 2017
Satement on Toronto's Ireland Park & St. Patrick's Day 2017
Adam's statement on Ireland Park in Toronto in honour of St. Patrick's Day 2017.
Tribute to Stuart McLean
My tribute to Stuart McLean, Canada's great storyteller.
In Defence of the Good People of Toronto
Adam Vaughan rises in the House of Commons to defend Toronto and the great neighbours who call it home.
Happy Holidays from Adam Vaughan
Adam Vaughan's Statement on National Housing Day 2016
Remembrance Day Message
A message from Adam Vaughan, M.P. for Spadina-Fort York, in honour of Remembrance Day 2016.
Adam Vaughan on Special Olympics Hill Day 2016
Canada Day Message 2016
Adam Vaughan on Cuts to the CBC & Changes to the Broadcasting Act
This government needs to take action. They must re-invest and reinforce the independence of the CBC and reverse the CRTC decisions that are starting to do serious harm to the digital media, film and television industries.
March 24, 2015
Adam Vaughan on the Budget 2016 Implementation Bill (Bill C-15)
Prime Minister Trudeau on the Tripartite Agreement
Prime Minister Trudeau reaffirms this government's commitment to not re-open the Tripartite Agreement to allow expansion at Billy Bishop Airport.
Adam Vaughan on the Life & Legacy of Jane Jacobs
Adam Vaughan on Bill C-14 and Medical Assistance in Dying
Adam Vaughan reflects on Bill C-14 regarding medical assistance in dying, and the challenges faced by parliamentarians on this issue.
National Day of Mouring Message from Adam Vaughan
On National Day of Mourning, we remember those who died or suffered injury on the job. Everyone deserves a safe place to work.
Adam Vaughan's Statement on the Passing of Rob Ford
Liberal Member of Parliament and former Toronto City Councillor Adam Vaughan speaks in the House of Commons in honour of the late Rob Ford, former Mayor of Toronto.
Adam Vaughan's Statement on the Toronto Homeless Memorial
On March 9th, a memorial will be held as the names of close to 800 people who have died on city streets is read aloud and projected onto the side of a church. As the names are read out tonight, let us stand united as a country and make sure these lists stop growing by building safe, affordable and supportive housing for all Canadians.
Minister Mélanie Joly on Re-Investing in the CBC/Radio-Canada
Our government will honour the platform commitment to re-invest in the CBC/Radio-Canada.
Adam Vaughan speaks on Bill C-2, An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act
Adam Vaughan's Address in Reply to Speech from the Throne
House of Commons - January 25, 2015
Holiday Greetings from Adam Vaughan
Happy Canada Day from Adam Vaughan MP
July 1, 2015.
Adam Vaughan tables a petition for the creation of a national housing program
Adam Vaughan tables a petition against jets at Billy Bishop
June 18, 2015
Question Period: Calgary MP Blames Mayor Nenshi for Lack of Infrastructure Funding
June 17, 2015
Adam Vaughan on flood protection for Toronto's waterfront
June , 2015
Question Period: The Conservative government has orphaned Canadian cities
June 8, 2015
Question Period: On transit funding, the Conservative government is treating cities unfairly
June 8, 2015
Adam Vaughan tables a petition calling for no jets at the Island Airport
June 1, 2015
Question Period: The Canada 150 Infrastructure Fund is a disgrace
May 29, 2015
Question Period: Conservatives playing politics with Canada 150 Infrastructure Fund
May 29, 2015
Adam Vaughan: Conservatives are failing Manitoba on Housing
May 29, 2015
Adam Vaughan tables a petition opposing jets at Toronto Island Airport
Liberal MP Adam Vaughan presents a petition on behalf of residents of the Toronto waterfront asking the federal government not to reopen the Tripartite Agreement that governs the island airport.
May 26, 2015
Adam Vaughan on the infrastructure needs of St-Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba
St-Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba has the capacity to grow its community, creating jobs and opportunities. The problem is, this federal government will not step up to fund the water infrastructure needed to build 150 new homes.
May 25, 2015.
Question Period: The Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program
PM Harper has now announced a scheme to fund community projects to mark Canada's 150th Birthday--sort of. The deadlines differ from city to city, some towns have a few days to apply, others a few weeks. From region to region, the criteria are different. And we have no idea how much any one community can apply for.
May 25, 2015.
Adam Vaughan: Budget 2015 is unfair to cities
For cities, nothing highlights the lack of fairness in this budget more than its housing promises.
May 15, 2015
Adam Vaughan on housing affordability in Calgary
May 13, 2015
Question Period: Budget 2015 leaves questions on housing unanswered
The 2015 Conservative budget promises to let operators re-negotiate cheaper mortgages, but they won't answer a simple question: If the providers re-negotiate their mortgages, do their operating agreements continue? Or will the subsidies for seniors and the disabled disappear?
May 12, 2015
Question Period: St. Pierre-Jolys, Manitoba needs a real partner in Ottawa
St. Pierre-Jolys in Manitoba has an opportunity to add 300 new homes. The problem, the town can’t do this project alone. They need federal help, but this government is not providing it.
Question Period: Ontario's Mayors Tired of Being Ignored by this Government
27 mayors from Ontario's largest cities were in Ottawa this week. They are tired of being treated unfairly by the Conservative government. No new money for infrastructure this year, after nothing last year. Why do cities and municipalities have to wait so long for so little?
May 6, 2015
Adam Vaughan on the Lack of Support for Cities in Budget 2015
Canadian cities are in critical need of housing, water infrastructure, and transit. The 2015 federal budget does not address these needs. Not only does it lack funding, it lacks details and pushes spending down the road.
April 28, 2015
Adam Vaughan on the Lack of Housing Support in the 2015 Federal Budget
April 27, 2015.