Thank you for visiting my website. Here you can learn about my activities both inside the Senate Chamber and out in the community, as well as more general information about the role of the Senate in the Canadian Parliament.
As a Senator from Toronto, I am particularly interested in urban or big city issues. These include urban poverty, housing/ homelessness, immigrant settlement, transportation, and the economic development/ international competitiveness of our city regions. I am also founder and organizer of the All-Party Anti-Poverty Caucus (APC).
I am Deputy Chair of the Senate Committee of Social Affairs, Science and Technology. Our most recent report - Obesity in Canada: A Whole-of-Society Approach for a Healthier Canada - is available in the Document Library.
I look forward to hearing from you and encourage any feedback you might have.