Han Dong
Han Dong
Member of Parliament for Don Valley North
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September 21, 2022
Have your say on the future boundaries of Don Valley North
[caption id="attachment_835" align="aligncenter" width="625"] You can view a map of the proposed new boundaries here[/caption] Our community is growing, and so every ten years the…
June 24, 2022
What's Happening in the House: End of Session Update
  Bill C-21, which would establish a national ‘freeze’ on hand guns and combat firearms smuggling and trafficking, notably by increasing the maximum penalty of imprisonment for…
June 18, 2022
Summer Bash hosted by the Constituency Youth Council
A huge thank-you to our Constituency Youth Council for putting on this year’s Summer Bash, and thank you to everyone who came out on Saturday.…
June 14, 2022
MP Han Dong Elected Co-Chair of the Canada-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group
Earlier this month, I had the privilege to be entrusted by my colleagues and Armenian community as Co-Chair of the Canada-Armenia Parliamentary Friendship Group. I want…
June 1, 2022
National Indigenous History Month
June marks National Indigenous History Month. In recognition of National Indigenous History Month, we want to dedicate it to the children who were taken away…
May 30, 2022
Strengthening gun control and making our community safer
Canadians deserve to feel safe in their communities, and recent events have reminded us that inaction on gun control has a tragic price. In 2020,…
May 26, 2022
Increasing Competition and Affordability in the Telecommunications Sector
Affordable, high-speed Internet and wireless access are a necessity for all Canadians - no matter where they live. That’s why we’re making every effort to…
April 20, 2022
Budget 2022: A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable
Since the depths of the pandemic recession, the government’s focus on jobs—on keeping Canadians employed and on keeping their employers afloat—has ensured Canada’s economy has…
April 7, 2022
Introduction to Won Alexander Cumyow and the Petition for his Selection as the Next Face of the $5 Canadian Banknote
The Bank of Canada is currently undergoing a process to redesign the Canadian $5 banknote, including selecting a new Canadian to replace Prime Minister Laurier as…
February 4, 2022
Join the Youth Council for an Evening of Trivia and Origami: February 15th
The Don Valley North Constituency Youth Council is hosting a virtual Lunar New Year night of trivia and origami crafts on Tuesday, February 15th at…
February 4, 2022
Upcoming Vaccine Clinics in DVN
Forest Grove United Church (43 Forest Grove Dr.) The Bayview Village Association and North York General Hospital are running a vaccine clinic at Forest Grove…
February 4, 2022
Join me for a Pre-Budget Townhall
Almost two years ago, our government put in place an economic response plan with unprecedented measures to meet the unprecedented challenge of the pandemic. I'm…
February 4, 2022
Modernizing Canada's Immigration System
This week, Minister Fraser announced measures to improve the applicant process and modernize the immigration system. These measures are part of a broader process to…
February 4, 2022
What's Happening in the House
The House of Commons returned this week, and I'm happy to say that we hit the ground running, both in the House and in Committee.…
January 7, 2022
Nominate a Volunteer for Canada's Volunteer Awards!
Canada's Volunteer Awards highlights community leadership and aims to encourage Canadians from all walks of life to make a difference in their communities through volunteering,…
January 7, 2022
Book Your Booster Appointment
Appointments for booster doses are now available to all Ontarians 18 years and older, and first and second shots are readily available for ages 5…
January 7, 2022
140 Million Rapid Tests Arriving This Month
From procuring vaccines, to providing rapid tests, and supporting Canadians through tough times, we’re deploying every tool we have to help provinces and territories keep…
January 7, 2022
Support for Individuals and Businesses
As we brace ourselves for the rising wave of the Omicron variant, our government is temporarily expanding eligibility for key support programs to ensure Canadians…
January 7, 2022
January Greeting
Dear Neighbours,   After a second year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, this is a time for us to pause and reflect on the successes and…
December 17, 2021
Join the Constituency Youth Council!
Calling all local youth! If you are a student in middle school, high school, or university, then our Constituency Youth Council (CYC) is for you! The…
December 17, 2021
11 of 13 Provinces and Territories Have Signed National $10/day Early Learning and Childcare Agreements
This week, our Liberal government announced agreements with both New Brunswick and the Northwest Territories that will provide families with better access to high quality, affordable,…
December 17, 2021
Protecting Against the Omicron Variant
Canadians have made great strides in the fight against COVID-19, but the emergence of the Omicron variant is a stark reminder that the battle isn’t over.   When the new variant first emerged, we took swift…
December 17, 2021
Economic and Fiscal Update 2021
Tuesday's Economic and Fiscal Update provides us with a transparent look at our nation’s finances and our plan to finish the fight against COVID-19, make…
December 17, 2021
What's Happening in Parliament- December 2021
Recently, I was appointed to the Standing Committee on Industry and Technology, and the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, and this week I attended my first…
November 17, 2021
COP26 Climate Change Conference in Glasgow
Climate change is the greatest long-term threat of our time, but it is also the greatest opportunity for our economy and workers. During COP26, the…
November 17, 2021
Earlier this month, the October 2021 Labour Force Survey was released, showing Canada’s labour market creating over 31,000 jobs in October after employment returned to pre-pandemic levels in…
November 17, 2021
Swearing-In Ceremony
With my family by my side, earlier this month I took the oath and was sworn in as your Member in the 44th Parliament. I…
November 17, 2021
Remembrance Day
Thursday morning, at Seneca College, I joined students, alumni, and members of the Canadian Armed Forces for Remembrance Day. We gathered at the cenotaph to…
November 17, 2021
Thank you, Don Valley North!
Dear Neighbours,   Thank you for once again putting your trust in me to be your voice to Ottawa.   Ten days ago, I was…
August 6, 2021
Ice Cream Social: Part Two!
Last week, we held our first ice cream social of the summer. Since it was a huge success, we're hosting another social this Saturday, August…
August 6, 2021
Tokyo Olympics Update
Canada is currently in 13th place with just 3 days left of the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. As of Thursday, August 5th, the country has…
August 6, 2021
New EV Chargers Coming to Ontario!
As part of #EVWeekinCanada, MP Han Dong announced at Seneca College on behalf of Honourable Seamus O'Reagan Jr., Minister of Natural Resources, that the Government…
August 6, 2021
With the new bilateral agreements signed with British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Yukon, Prince Edward Island, and most recently, Newfoundland and Labrador, our government has taken…
August 6, 2021
August Greeting
Dear Neighbours, Last week, we held a successful Tele-Town Hall with Mayor John Tory. We received wonderful questions from our constituents which included topics of…
July 27, 2021
Vaccine Rollout: Canada Surpasses the U.S.
This weekend, Canada surpassed the United States' percentage of the population having been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As a result of the hard work and…
July 27, 2021
Reopening Ontario - Stage 3
Last Friday, Ontario entered Stage 3 of the reopening plan. Fortunately, this means that indoor activities with larger numbers of people are available. This includes…
July 27, 2021
Keeping up with the Cost of Living: Canada Child Benefit Increase
  Yesterday, the CCB was increased again to keep up with the cost of living and give Canadian families even more money in their pockets. The maximum annual benefit…
July 27, 2021
Helping over 320 Canadian Families find Affordable Homes
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced on July 21st $5 million in funding to help over 320 Ontario families and individuals find a place to live…
July 9, 2021
When it’s your turn, please get the vaccine as soon as possible.
Learn More https://covid-19.ontario.ca/get-covid-19-vaccine
July 9, 2021
Border Measures - Phase One (Coming into Force)
As of 12:01am EST on July 5th, fully vaccinated travellers who are eligible to enter Canada and who comply with the specific eligibility criteria will…
July 9, 2021
Building a Green Economy: Zero-Emission Vehicles by 2035
To build a cleaner, more prosperous economy that fights climate change and creates good jobs, the Government of Canada is taking action to cut pollution…
July 9, 2021
Welcome Canada's Next Governor General
The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced July 6th that on his recommendation, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has approved the appointment of Mary Simon as…
June 11, 2021
Request your Happy Canada Day sign Now!
Dear residents of Don Valley North, I am inviting you to celebrate Canada Day with me. If you would like a complementary Canada Day sign…
June 11, 2021
Step One to Reopening The Province of Ontario
According to the Roadmap to Reopen, we are heading into step 1 of reopening on June 11, 2021 at 12:01 am a little earlier than…
June 11, 2021
We’ve delivered more than 30 million doses to the provinces and territories
  With more than 27.1 million vaccines doses administered to Canadians, we've reached another milestone in our battle against COVID-19. This is thanks to all…
June 11, 2021
Creating a Green Recovery with Greener Homes
Climate action starts at home. We’re launching the Canada Greener Homes Grant so Canadians can lower their energy bills and make their homes more comfortable…
June 11, 2021
Making Life More Affordable With the Canada Child Benefit
The Prime Minister announced that families entitled to the Canada Child Benefit will receive additional support of up to $1,200 for each child under the…
June 11, 2021
June Greeting
Dear Neighbours, The past few days have been an extremely emotional and painful time for our community, and our country. With the discovery of the…
May 28, 2021
Request a Happy Canada Day sign from us NOW!
Dear residents of Don Valley North, I am inviting you to celebrate Canada Day with me. If you would like a complementary Canada Day sign…
May 28, 2021
When it’s your turn, please get the vaccine as soon as possible.
Learn More
May 28, 2021
Largest public transit investment in GTA history will create jobs and kickstart the economy
Earlier this month, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, federal Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, along with Ministers and officials from all three levels of government in…
May 28, 2021
The Province of Ontario unveils its Roadmap to Reopen
Last week the Ontario government announced their Roadmap to Reopen, which outlines the province's three-step plan to safely and gradually lift public health measures. Based on…
May 28, 2021
We’ve delivered more than 25.5 million doses to the provinces and territories
We've reached a significant milestone in our battle against COVID-19. More than 21.6 million vaccine doses have been administered to Canadians, and we’ve delivered more than 25.5…
May 28, 2021
The DVN CYC Presents Asian Heritage Month Reconcili-Asian with MP Han Dong, Hon. Dr. Vivienne Poy and Jon Tsao
Please join us Monday for a special celebration of Asian Heritage Month, Monday, May 31st at 5pm with MP Han Dong, special guests the Honourable Dr.…
May 28, 2021
Supporting Youth Initiatives Through BGC Canada
Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Youth and to the Minister of Canadian Heritage (Sport), and Han Dong, announced…
May 14, 2021
National Nursing Week
This week we celebrate National Nursing Week by recognizing the amazing work our nurses and frontline workers have been doing during this incredibly tough year.…
May 14, 2021
Supporting Seniors in Budget 2021
[caption id="attachment_536" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Photo taken in 2019[/caption] During the pandemic, many seniors have faced economic challenges as they took on extra costs to stay…
May 14, 2021
Vaccine Rollout in Canada
Canada’s vaccination campaign has significantly ramped up, with more than 20 million COVID-19 vaccine doses delivered to provinces and territories to date. We’re now in…
May 14, 2021
Vaccine Rollout in Don Valley North
Vaccine rollout continues in Don Valley North through Mobile Vaccine Clinics and appointment-based vaccinations. You are eligible for the NYGH and NYTHP Mobile Vaccine Clinics…
May 14, 2021
Question to the PM on Anti-Asian Racism
This past week, I rose in the House of Commons to ask Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, about the importance of this year's Asian Heritage Month…
May 14, 2021
May Greeting
Dear friends: The month of May marks Asian Heritage Month, a time for all Canadians to learn more about the many achievements and contributions of…
April 28, 2021
Increasing Old Age Security for Canadians 75 and Over
During the pandemic, many seniors have faced economic challenges as they took on extra costs to stay safe. Additionally, many seniors are living longer and…
April 28, 2021
Budget 2021 Proposes $17.6 Billion Towards a Green Recovery
Lower Home Energy Bills Through Interest-free Loans for Retrofits Budget 2021 proposes to provide $4.4 billion on a cash basis to the Canada Mortgage and…
April 28, 2021
New Supports to Help Youth and Students Enter the Workforce
Budget 2021 proposes to invest $4.1 billion to help make post-secondary education more affordable and to provide direct support to students with the greatest need.…
April 28, 2021
Growing Canada's Middle Class
Budget 2021 builds on the work we’ve been doing since 2015 to create jobs and economic growth, and to grow the middle class. However, COVID-19…
April 28, 2021
$27.2 Billion Investment in Childcare
Our government believes that investing in early learning and child care is worthwhile. It provides jobs for workers, the majority of whom are women; it…
April 28, 2021
Budget 2021 Released
The federal government unveiled its 2021 budget on April 19th, with a focus on navigating Canadians out of the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and…
April 28, 2021
Support Local Businesses - Order Your Very Own Shop Local Tote Bag
Back by popular demand we have re-launched our Shop Local campaign to support local businesses. Order now to get your very own reusable Shop Local…
April 28, 2021
Travel Bans Imposed on India & Pakistan
This past week, our government has decided to suspend incoming passenger flights from India and Pakistan for the next month as cases of COVID-19 surge in…
April 28, 2021
New Childcare Support Plans in 2021 Budget
The 2021 Budget focuses on safe and affordable child care. The plan will aim to reduce fees for parents with children in regulated child care…
April 28, 2021
Recognizing the contributions of the Bayview Village Association
Last week, for Earth Day, I was proud to rise in the House of Commons to recognize the amazing work of the Bayview Village Association,…
April 16, 2021
Download the Covid-19 Alert App
The Covid Alert App has reached more than six million downloads  The App is entirely confidential, easy to use, and is connected to health authorities throughout all the…
April 16, 2021
Canada gained 303,000 jobs in March
On April 9, Statistics Canada released updated job numbers, which show Canada’s labour market gaining 303,000 jobs in March, bringing the unemployment rate to 7.5%.…
April 16, 2021
Government Protects Canadian Air Travellers, Jobs, and Airline Sector
In a country as vast as Canada, it is essential we maintain connections between people and our communities. To that end, this week we announced…
April 16, 2021
Campus Ambassador Program Applications Are Open
Calling all students! The Campus Ambassador Program, led by the Constituency Youth Council, is a leadership opportunity for students to represent their school in Member…
April 16, 2021
Vaccine Rollout Continues
Canada hit a new milestone this past week with more than 8.8 million vaccine doses administered to Canadians, and we’ve delivered more than 11.4 million doses…
April 2, 2021
Han Dong, passes motion to establish a Parliamentary study on Anti-Asian Racism in Canada
With anti-Asian racism on the rise in Canada and abroad, there has been an outcry from Canadians demanding action.   Friday, March 26th, the Standing…
April 2, 2021
2021 Budget to be Announced Soon
As provinces navigate lockdowns and the roll-out of vaccines nationwide, this year's budget is one of the most widely anticipated and important budgets of our…
April 2, 2021
SCC Ruling on Climate Change
The Supreme Court of Canada reaffirmed the constitutionality of our national price on pollution and determined that the matter is critical to our response to…
April 2, 2021
What's going on in Don Valley North?
Bayview Village Association, along with The Rotary Club of Willowdale and The City of Toronto are thrilled to announce our 5th Tree Giveaway Program will…
April 2, 2021
NYGH Pre-Registration for the Covid-19 Vaccine has opened
North York General (NYGH) and other North York Toronto Health Partners (NYTHP) members are collaborating with partners across the City to vaccinate all adults in…
April 2, 2021
Vaccine Rollout Continues
To date, we’ve delivered more than 6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines to the provinces and territories, and this week, Canada will be receiving 3.2…
April 2, 2021
April Greeting
Dear friends: Over this past week, Jewish communities in Don Valley North and around the world have observed the season of Passover. Traditionally, families and friends…
March 25, 2021
Download the Covid-19 Alert App
The Covid Alert App has reached more than six million downloads  The App is entirely confidential, easy to use, and is connected to health authorities throughout all the…
March 25, 2021
Legislation to increase number of weeks for EI regular benefits has received Royal Assent
After making it's way through HUMA committee last week Bill C-24, which increased the maximum number of weeks available to workers through EI regular benefits…
March 25, 2021
New Funding Announced for Armenian Community Centre
On March 12th MP Han Dong announced funding for the expansion of the Armenian Community Centre in Don Valley North.  The Government of Canada is…
March 25, 2021
NYGH Pre-Registration for the Covid-19 Vaccine has opened
North York General (NYGH) and other North York Toronto Health Partners (NYTHP) members are collaborating with partners across the City to vaccinate all adults in…
March 25, 2021
Ontario Vaccine Portal has Launched
  The provincial booking system and customer service desk to support COVID-19 vaccination appointment bookings went live on Monday, March 15. Eligible individuals (aged 80…
March 25, 2021
Last Chance: Order your Shop Local bag now!
Order now, while supplies last! Shopping locally in Toronto is essential, it is the only way to support local business  Many store owners in Toronto have urged residents to shop local to help small business survive through…
March 5, 2021
What's on in DVN
Carefirst Seniors & Community Services Association is a non-profit charitable community services agency established since 1976. Carefirst has arranged THREE community education sessions (virtual) on…
March 5, 2021
Government Announces Wage and Rent Subsidy Amounts to Remain Unchanged Through to June
Yesterday, the deputy Prime Minister Freeland announced the government’s plan to extend the current rate structures for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) and the…
March 5, 2021
News from NYGH Regarding Pre-Registration for the Covid-19 Vaccine
In alignment with the provincial prioritization process and in anticipation of additional vaccine supply, Toronto Public Health has confirmed that Toronto vaccination efforts will be…
March 5, 2021
Updated Vaccine Rollout Schedule
In Addition to the 2.4 million Vaccines that have been delivered to Canada, this week we will receive another 944, 600 doses. 444,600 of Pfizer and…
March 5, 2021
New Arrivals of the New Oxford-AstraZeneca Vaccine
On February 26th, Health Canada reached another milestone and approved the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for use in Canada, as well as the Serum Institute of India’s…
March 5, 2021
Order your Shop Local bag now!
Order now, while supplies last! Shopping locally in Toronto is essential, it is the only way to support local business  Many store owners in Toronto have urged residents to shop local to help small business survive through…
March 5, 2021
March Greeting
Dear friends: Last week Canadians received more good news on the vaccine front when Health Canada approved the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine for use in Canada, as…
February 10, 2021
Government of Canada addresses CERB repayments for self-employed individuals and announces interest relief on 2020 income tax debt due to COVID-19 related income support
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Government of Canada has provided urgently-needed income support to millions of Canadians, which has helped them put…
February 10, 2021
Download the Covid-19 Alert App
  The Covid Alert App has reached more than six million downloads  The App is entirely confidential, easy to use, and is connected to health authorities throughout all…
February 10, 2021
Constituency Youth Council
  Han Dong is looking for local 14–30-year-old to join Don Valley North’s Youth Council! The Council is an opportunity for young people to work with…
February 10, 2021
TD Supports 15 Organizations Focused on Advancing COVID-19 Recovery
Han visiting the CEE Centre for Young Black Professionals in the fall of last year.  On January 26, 2021, TD announced an award of $10 million (CDN)…
February 10, 2021
The New Restrictions on Travel
  The Government of Canada announced additional measures to protect the health and safety of Canadians. These measures relate to international travel and quarantine measures.…
February 10, 2021
Pre-Budget Consultations
As we distribute vaccines across Canada, bold action continues to be necessary to fight COVID-19, save lives, support people and businesses throughout the remainder of…
February 10, 2021
Shop Local
Shopping locally in Toronto is essential, it is the only way to support local business  Many store owners in Toronto have urged residents to shop local to help small business survive through the pandemic  I want to…
February 10, 2021
February Greeting
Dear friends: This year marks the 25th anniversary since Honourable Jean Augustine- the first Black woman elected to the House of Commons introduced a motion…
January 22, 2021
Results from the MP Report Card
    As many of you may remember we finished last year with a survey asking for your suggestions for the new year. I'm pleased…
January 22, 2021
Happening in DVN
Wednesday, January 27th, the Bayview Village Association will be hosting a special Zoom Health Town Hall with the North York Toronto Health Partners. To register…
January 22, 2021
Details of Ontario's New Stay-at-Home Order
  In response to the alarming and exceptional circumstances at hand, and to further interrupt the deadly trend of transmission in Ontario communities, hospitals, and…
January 22, 2021
Canada's Distribution of the Covid-19 Vaccine
Total COVID-19 vaccine confirmed distribution as of January 14, 2021: Total Distributed in Canada: 765,100 Pfizer/BioNTech: 588,900 Moderna: 176,200 Total Distributed in Ontario: 277,050  Pfizer/BioNTech: 224,250  Moderna: 52,800  For a full…
January 22, 2021
COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout
To date, Canada has invested over $1 billion in vaccine agreements and secured a domestic supply of up to 429 million doses of seven promising…
January 22, 2021
January Greeting
  Dear friends: As we start the new year we are faced with some additional challenges in Ontario.  The province has issued a “Stay at…
January 11, 2021
Shop local and sign up for your free tote bag
Dear neighbours in Don Valley North, I want to bring much needed attention to the small business sector, as they are feeling the repercussions of…
December 10, 2020
Fall Economic Statement
Last week, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, released Supporting Canadians and Fighting COVID-19: Fall Economic Statement 2020. This plan…
December 10, 2020
Prioritization of initial doses of COVID-19 vaccine(s)
Phase One:  Limited quantities available. Estimated 2.4 million doses. People to be Vaccinated: Residents and staff of congregate care settings for seniors; Health care workers and…
December 10, 2020
Health Canada authorizes first COVID-19 vaccine
On Monday, the government announced that Canada will receive up to 249,000 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine before the end of December. We have…
December 10, 2020
December Greeting
Dear friends: Last week I held a very successful Community Town Hall with councilor Shelley Carroll with over 1,700 of our friends and neighbours in…
November 13, 2020
No Support for Airlines Unless They Refund Canadians
Minister Marc Garneau announced last week that he is looking at ways to support Canada's airline industry weather the challenges presented by COVID-19. The Government of…
November 13, 2020
New Business Supports Approved by the House of Commons
  Last week the House of Commons fast-tracked a bill that will implement targeted supports to help hard-hit businesses and other organizations experiencing a drop in…
November 13, 2020
PFIZER AND BIONTECH ANNOUNCE VACCINE CANDIDATE AGAINST COVID-19 ACHIEVED SUCCESS IN FIRST INTERIM ANALYSIS FROM PHASE 3 STUDY
There is positive news in the world's race to fight COVID-19. A vaccine candidate from Pfizer was found to be more than 90% effective in…
November 13, 2020
The Survey Results Are In!
Thank you to all of those who took the time to fill out the questionnaire to let me know what issues are most important to…
October 30, 2020
Extending Applications for the Disability Tax Credit
The COVID-19 pandemic has deeply affected the lives and health of all Canadians, and disproportionately affected Canadians with disabilities as they continue to face many…
October 30, 2020
Prime Minister announces funding to advance the development of Canadian COVID‑19 vaccine technologies
  Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced an investment of up to $173 million through the Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF) in Quebec City-based Medicago to support…
October 30, 2020
New Rapid Housing Initiative to create up to 3,000 new homes for Canadians
  Everyone should be able to find a place to live, raise their families, and build their future. That’s why, since 2015, the Government of…
October 30, 2020
Take the Survey
As we head into the fall, and we are preparing to bring in a new Speech from the Throne I want to know what issues…
September 19, 2020
Please join us for a free Zoom Mid-Autumn Festival Celebration
Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Lantern or Mooncake Festival, is notably celebrated by Asian community across the world. At 7pm, October 1st, Thursday, I…
August 18, 2020
Lebanon Matching Fund
On August 4, 2020, two strong explosions originating from the Port of Beirut devastated many parts of the city. The blast resulted in more than…
August 18, 2020
Download the COVID-19 Alert Application
Although Canada has made tremendous progress since March to slow the spread of COVID-19, we are not out of the woods just yet. As we…
August 18, 2020
More support for Canadians through the Safe Restart Agreement
       As we gradually restart the economy and take the initial steps to recover from the impacts of COVID-19, the Government of Canada…
July 17, 2020
Join us for a socially distanced drive-in movie night
Dear neighbours in Don Valley North, At 9pm, August 15th, Saturday, I will be hosting a drive-in movie night at the parking lot of 251…
June 24, 2020
Get Your Free Canada Day Lawn Sign
      Ring in Canada Day in style with your very own Canada Day lawn sign compliments of Han Dong. Send your name, address…
June 8, 2020
Canadian seniors to receive special payment in early July
Seniors eligible for the Old Age Security (OAS) pension and the Guaranteed Income Supplement (GIS) will receive their special one-time, tax-free payment during the week…
June 1, 2020
Digital tools to help you to find Financial Help During COVID-19
There are many assistance programs that the Federal Government has announced over the last few months to help Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now there is a…
May 31, 2020
Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance now open for applications
Canadian families and small businesses across the country are feeling the impacts of COVID-19. That’s why the Government of Canada is working with provinces and…
May 31, 2020
Weekly Updates - May 31st
Dear residents, On Tuesday May 19th, I joined members of the Abu Huraira Centre, and Toronto City Councillor Shelley Carroll to deliver over 200 meals…
May 18, 2020
Update from the Human Resources Committee
Last week, I had the chance to question Minister Mendicino about international students, work permits and racism. Check out our discussion on racism here (the…
May 18, 2020
Ontario Further Eases Restrictions on Retail Stores and Essential Construction During COVID-19
The Ontario government is allowing all retail stores with a street entrance to provide curb side pickup and delivery, as well as in-store payment and…
May 18, 2020
The Bright Spot: YMCA
For over 165 years, the Y has been there for communities, stepping up to adapt to local needs by recognizing the challenges the community is…
May 18, 2020
Prime Minister announces additional support for Canadian seniors
No Canadian should have to choose between putting food on the table, filling their prescriptions, or paying their bills. Yet too many seniors are facing…
May 18, 2020
Canada Emergency Student Benefit Application Now Open
The CESB provides support in the amount of $1,250 every four weeks to eligible students, or $2,000 every four weeks to eligible students with disabilities, or…
May 18, 2020
Weekly COVID-19 Updates
Dear residents, Over the past few weeks I have heard from members of the Don Valley North community that the Government of Canada needs to…
May 8, 2020
Let's keep in touch
Dear residents, Canadians from coast to coast to coast gathered to pay tribute to the six Canadian Armed Forces members, killed in last week's helicopter…
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