Julie Dzerowicz
Julie Dzerowicz
Member of Parliament for Davenport
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May 14, 2021
Friday, May 14 - Weekly Update
This week’s federal update includes 4.5M vaccine doses next week, 50% vaccinated in TO, $1,200 for families and so much more. It’s an honour to…
May 10, 2021
Monday Video - Week of May 10, 2021
Happy Monday Davenport! Below is my Monday video for the week of May 10 with the latest on the what’s happening in the House of…
May 7, 2021
Friday, May 7 - Weekly Update
This week’s federal update includes 37% of Canadians vaccinated, Hwy 413, C-10, border update, and so much more. It’s an honour to serve you! Please…
May 3, 2021
Monday Video - Week of May 3, 2021
Happy Monday Davenport! Below is my Monday video for the week of May 3 with the latest on the what’s happening in the House of…
April 30, 2021
Friday, April 30 - Weekly Update
This week’s federal update includes info on 50M vaccines by June 30, 18+ can sign up by May 24, and so much more. It's an…
April 30, 2021
MP Julie Dzerowicz’s Reply to Letters on Long-term Drinking Water Advisories
Recently Davenport residents have written several letters to me about the need to finally end long-term drinking water advisories in First Nations. We have made…
April 26, 2021
MP Julie Dzerowicz Supports MP Leah Gazan's Motion M-46
  Liberal MP sponsor of Private Member's Bill on Basic Income, expresses support for NDP MP's Motion on the same issue Earlier this year, I…
April 26, 2021
Monday Video - Week of April 26, 2021
Happy Monday Davenport! Here is my weekly video for the week of April 26 with the latest on the what’s happening in the House of…
April 23, 2021
Friday, April 23 - COVID-19 Update
This week’s federal #COVID19 update includes: Bold new climate target, ban on flights, jobs for students, the latest on vaccines and so much more. It's…
April 19, 2021
Special Federal Budget 2021 Update
This is my Special Federal Budget 2021 update which includes national childcare, focus on net zero, ongoing emergency support for Canadians and so much more…
April 19, 2021
Monday Video - Week of April 19, 2021
Happy Monday Davenport! Here is my weekly video for the week of April 19 with the latest on the Davenport Federal Budget 2021 Debrief, federal…
April 19, 2021
Davenport Federal Budget 2021 Debrief – Wednesday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m
  Please join me on Wednesday April 21, from 7:00 to 8:15 p.m., for a Davenport Federal Budget 2021 Debrief. You can sign up to be…
April 16, 2021
Friday, April 16 - COVID-19 Update
This week’s federal COVID19 update includes: $1.9 million for student jobs in Davenport, 8 million more Pfizer doses, Fed Budget 2021 and more. We are…
April 12, 2021
Monday Video - Week of April 12, 2021
Happy Monday Davenport! Here is my weekly video for the week of April 12 with the latest on vaccines, what’s happening in the House of…
April 9, 2021
Friday, April 9 - COVID-19 Update
Today's federal COVID-19 update includes: Over 10 million vaccines delivered, 303,000 jobs added, 106 water advisories lifted, and so much more. It's an honour serve…
April 9, 2021
New Horizons for Seniors Programs funding in Davenport
On April 8, 2021 I held a press conference on April 8, 2021 to announce the recent funding from the New Horizons for Seniors Programs…
April 6, 2021
Monday Update - Week of April 5, 2021
Hello Davenport! My Monday video (on Tuesday this week due to Easter) has information on vaccine sign ups and delivery, the Canada Sickness Benefit and…
April 1, 2021
Thursday, April 1 - COVID-19 Update
Today's federal COVID-19 update includes: LTC national standards, fed budget debrief, the latest COVID-19 news, and so much more. It's an honour & pleasure to…
March 29, 2021
Monday Update – Week of March 22, 2021
Hello, Davenport! Here is the latest news on vaccines, the Canada Emergency Business Account, the Supreme Court of Canada's ruling on our federal carbon tax,…
March 26, 2021
Friday, March 26 - COVID-19 Update
Today's federal COVID-19 update includes: Supreme Court says YES to climate action! Federal Budget April 19, 3 million vaccines next week and more. It's an…
March 22, 2021
Monday Update – Week of March 22, 2021
Davenport, the House is back in session! My Monday video has updates on criminal justice, digital privacy and elections bills moving through the House this…
March 19, 2021
Friday, March 19 - COVID-19 Update
Today’s federal COVID-19 update includes info on vaccine appointments, my small business roundtable, support for nonprofits, CRB & emergency supports extensions becoming law and more.…
March 17, 2021
MP Julie Dzerowicz’s Response to Calls for More Funding for Child Care
Many Davenport residents let me know about a proposal from the Toronto Community for Better Child Care and the Ontario Coalition for Better Child Care,…
March 17, 2021
MP Julie Dzerowicz’s Response to Letters on Proposed Highway 413
Over the last few weeks, I have received hundreds of letters from Davenport residents about the Ontario government’s proposed Highway 413. I urge the province…
March 17, 2021
MP Julie Dzerowicz’s Response to Concerns on Pfizer’s Pre-Budget Submission
Several Davenport residents have raised concerns with my office about a submission made by Pfizer Canada to Finance Committee’s pre-budget study. See my response here.
March 12, 2021
Friday, March 12 - COVID-19 Update
Today’s federal COVID-19 update provides the latest news on 259,000 jobs, 1M more vaccines, $400M for bike paths, Davenport Biz Roundtable, and so much more.…
March 12, 2021
MP Dzerowicz Asks DPM and Fin. Min Freeland about Child Care and Women in the Economy
Davenport, on March 11, I had the opportunity during a House finance committee meeting to ask Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland about…
March 11, 2021
MP Dzerowicz Speaks to Bill C-12 and Canada's Plan to Reach Net Zero
Davenport, I rose in the HoC to call for the speedy passage of Bill C-12​, An Act respecting transparency and accountability in Canada’s efforts to…
March 10, 2021
MP Julie Dzerowicz Rises in the House to Discuss Business Supports
Davenport, on Tuesday I rose in the House of Commons to discuss how our federal government is supporting local businesses in our community and across…
March 10, 2021
Davenport Small Business Forum – March 24 at 7:00 p.m.
Small business owners are still going through a very tough time, and MP Dzerowicz appreciates everything you are doing to serve your communities and adapt…
March 8, 2021
Monday Update – Week of March 8, 2021
Happy International Women’s Day, Davenport! Here's my Monday video for week of March 8. A lot of bills moving through the House of Commons incl.…
March 5, 2021
Friday, March 5 - COVID-19 Update
This week, the COVID-19 Update has information on vaccines, federal arts and culture live events support, extensions of financial aid programs for small businesses and…
March 5, 2021
MP Julie Dzerowicz Continues to Call for National Pharmacare
Recently many Davenport residents have been writing asking about our government’s progress on pharmacare. Please see my response here.
March 5, 2021
Toronto Liberals unite to ask Premier Ford for fair share of vaccines
All members of the Toronto federal Liberal caucus, including Davenport MP Julie Dzerowicz, have signed a letter to Ontario Premier Doug Ford calling on his…
March 3, 2021
Strengthening Bill C-12—Letter to Minister Wilkinson
Over the last several weeks, I have been meeting with engaged, informed, and organized members of the Davenport community who have suggestions for how to…
March 3, 2021
Davenport 2021 Pre-Budget Consultation Letter to Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Freeland
On February 10, 20201, I held a virtual pre-budget consultation with Davenport residents. I listened to all their ideas, and to those who submitted their…
March 2, 2021
Davenport Vaccine Town Hall
You can now revisit the terrific Virtual Davenport Vaccine Town Hall on March 1 with special guest Steven MacKinnon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of…
March 1, 2021
Monday Update – Week of March 1, 2021
Hello Davenport, here's my Monday video for the week of March 1. So much to tell you about with tonight’s vaccine townhall, approval of the…
February 26, 2021
Friday, February 26 - COVID-19 Update
This week, the COVID-19 Update includes has information on the AstraZeneca vaccine, my bill on basic income, Monday's Vaccine Townhall, the Trudeau-Biden meeting and so…
February 26, 2021
MP Julie Dzerowicz hosts 2021 Davenport Tax Townhall
On February 25, Davenport MP Julie Dzerowicz hosted a virtual tax clinic for Davenport residents, with special guest Jeanne Cheng, Partner and Regional Tax Leader,…
February 26, 2021
MP Julie Dzerowicz's Opening Remarks at Bill C-273 Press Conference (5-min Speech)
MP Julie Dzerowicz was joined by basic income advocates Floyd Marinescu of UBI Works and Sheila Regehr at Basic Income Canada Network; and parliamentarians Hon.…
February 26, 2021
Press Conference on MP Julie Dzerowicz's Bill C-273
MP Julie Dzerowicz was joined by basic income advocates Floyd Marinescu of UBI Works and Sheila Regehr at Basic Income Canada Network; and parliamentarians Hon.…
February 25, 2021
MP Julie Dzerowicz's Opening Remarks at Bill C-273 Press Conference (Video)
MP Julie Dzerowicz was joined by basic income advocates Floyd Marinescu of UBI Works and Sheila Regehr at Basic Income Canada Network; and parliamentarians Hon.…
February 23, 2021
MP Julie Dzerowicz introduces Private Members Bill C-273
Press Release – For immediate distribution MP Julie Dzerowicz introduces Private Members Bill C-273 — An Act to establish a national strategy for a guaranteed…
February 22, 2021
MP Julie Dzerowicz Rises in Question Period On Aid For New Businesses
Davenport, last week in the House of Commons, I rose to ask how our federal government was supporting new businesses that opened during the pandemic…
February 22, 2021
Monday Update – Week of February 22, 2021
Hello Davenport, here's my Monday video for the week of February 22. Lots to update you on this week with the House of Commons voting…
February 19, 2021
Friday, February 19 - COVID-19 Update
This week, the COVID-19 Update includes information on the extension of the Canada Response Benefit and the other major emergency supports, details new federal government…
February 18, 2021
2021 Davenport Tax Town Hall with MP Julie Dzerowicz on Feb. 25
With tax season approaching, Davenport MP Julie Dzerowicz is hosting a virtual tax clinic for Davenport residents, with special guest Jeanne Cheng, Partner and Regional…
February 16, 2021
Monday Update – Week of February 16, 2021
Davenport, here's my Monday video for the week of February 16. Lots to tell you with the House of Commons back in session, new gun…
February 16, 2021
MP Dzerowicz to host virtual Vaccine Town Hall with Steven MacKinnon on March 1
Davenport MP Julie Dzerowicz is hosting a virtual town hall with special guest Steve MacKinnon, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement,…
February 12, 2021
Friday, February 12 - COVID-19 Update
This week, the federal COVID-19 update includes information on new rules for travellers entering Canada through a land border, good news on vaccine deliveries, historic…
February 12, 2021
2021 Davenport Pre-Budget Consultation
You can now revisit the terrific Davenport Pre-Budget Consultation on Feb. 10 at anytime (see video below). If you weren’t able to attend but still…
February 8, 2021
Monday Update – Week of February 8, 2021
Davenport, here's my Monday video updating you on what’s coming up this week! Virtual 2021 pre-budget consultation, International Development Week, Lunar New Year celebrations and…
February 5, 2021
Friday, February 5 - COVID-19 Update
This week, the COVID19 Update includes info on a local COVID-19 test pop-up, Made-in-Canada vaccines, 2021 pre-budget consultations and so much more!Please continue to follow…
February 3, 2021
MP Dzerowicz to host Davenport virtual pre-budget consultation on Feb. 10
Davenport friends and neighbours, Hope you are keeping safe during this challenging  time. As you know, in addition to our laser-focused efforts to keep Canadians…
February 3, 2021
MP Dzerowicz Pays Tribute to Seniors & Seniors Organizations in Davenport
On Tuesday, Feb. 2, Davenport MP Julie Dzerowicz rose in the House of Commons to pay tribute to the seniors in Davenport​ and to thank…
February 1, 2021
Monday Update – Week of February 1, 2021
Hey Davenport, here's my Monday video updating you on what’s happening in the House of Commons and news that will impact Davenport residents including: #BlackHistoryMonth,…
January 29, 2021
Friday, January 29 - COVID-19 Update
This week, the COVID-19 Update includes information on new travel restrictions, 1M vaccines distributed, new supports for businesses (HASCAP) and so much more! Please continue…
January 28, 2021
Letter to Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland on ways for self-employed artists and gig economy workers to access the Canada Recovery Benefit
I recently shared with Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland recommendations from self-employed artists and gig economy workers in Davenport on how to…
January 26, 2021
Speaking in Favour of Bill C-14 - Economic Implementation Act, 2020
MP Dzerowicz spoke virtually in the House of Commons this week in favour of Bill C-14, an act to implement certain provisions of the economic…
January 25, 2021
Monday Update - Week of January 25, 2021
This week the House of Commons is officially back in session after the holidays! Today, I spoke in the House of Commons about Bill C-14,…
January 25, 2021
Friday, January 22 - COVID-19 Update
This week, the COVID-19 Update includes information on vaccines, federal support, the new US President, mental health resources, and so much more! Please continue to follow…
January 19, 2021
Monday Update - Week of January 18, 2021
This week I'll be focused on pre-budget consultations in advance of the 2021 Federal Budget, caucus meetings, my private member's bill and much, much, more!…
January 19, 2021
Monday Update - Week of January 11, 2021
Our federal Liberal government is working hard to make sure Canadians stay safe. As of last Thursday, Canada received 550,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccines,…
January 15, 2021
Friday, January 15 - COVID-19 Update
This week, the COVID-19 Update includes information on the vaccine rollout, Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit, and more information relevant to all Davenport residents. Please continue…
January 15, 2021
Statement on the Closure of the Post Office Located at 1117 Queen Street West
For an update on the Canada Post location at 1117 Queen St., please read this letter. January 15, 2021.
January 15, 2021
Statement on the Renewal of the BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.'s facility in Toronto
I have received many letters and phone calls from Davenport residents regarding the safety of BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc.'s facility in Toronto. I have…
January 15, 2021
MP Dzerowicz's Response to the Situation in Long-Term Care Homes
Many of you have reached out to me, calling for urgent action to help our vulnerable seniors in long-term care facilities here in Ontario. I…
January 14, 2021
MP Dzerowicz Supports Adding Proud Boys and White Supremacists to List of Terrorist Entities
I have received a number of letters and phone calls from you regarding the recent events in the US Capitol, urging our federal Liberal government…
January 4, 2021
Monday Update - Week of January 4
Happy new year, #DavenportTO! Hope you all had a great holiday season. Here are a few noteworthy updates that took place over the holidays
December 18, 2020
Friday, December 11 - COVID-19 Update
This week, the final COVID-19 Update for 2020 includes information on super-helpful information on vaccines, Canada's climate plan, supports for workers and small businesses & much…
December 16, 2020
A Green Restart & Recovery - Virtual Climate Change Town Hall
MP Julie Dzerowicz hosted a "Green Restart & Recovery" virtual climate change town hall, inviting Davenport residents to attend and engage in an engaging discussion…
December 14, 2020
Monday Update - Week of December 14
The House of Commons has adjourned until end of January 2021, and this week, I will be focused on the Climate Change Virtual Town Hall…
December 11, 2020
Friday, December 11 - COVID-19 Update
This week, the COVID-19 Update includes information on vaccinations starting next week, Canada's new $15.2 billion climate plan, and much more information relevant to all…
December 10, 2020
Operation Syrian Refugees
On the fifth anniversary of the first Syrian refugees landing in Canada, I rose in the hybrid House of Commons to ask the Honourable Marco…
December 7, 2020
Monday Update from MP Dzerowicz - December 7
I'm in Toronto this week for the last sitting week for 2020 of hybrid Parliament! Pre-budget consultations are continuing on Finance Committee this week, there's…
December 4, 2020
Friday, December 4 - COVID-19 Update
This week, the COVID-19 Update includes information on the Fall Economic Statement, CEBA expansion now being open, taxing digital giants, UNDRIP legislation and more information…
November 27, 2020
Friday, November 27 - COVID-19 Update
This week, the COVID-19 Update includes information on the Business Rent Subsidy being open for applications, a vaccine update, an upcoming town hall with Indigenous…
November 26, 2020
Housing As A Human Right
MP Dzerowicz rose in the House of Commons to speak on the issue of housing and homelessness, the need to urgently and immediately eliminate chronic…
November 26, 2020
Environmental Bill of Rights & Responsibilities
MP Julie Dzerowicz rose in the House of Commons to to present a petition on behalf of Domenica Tambasco, a passionate environmentalist, who is urging…
November 26, 2020
Upcoming Virtual Events
Davenport Health Townhall with Special Guest Federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu – Wednesday, April 28 at  6 p.m. The Honourable Minister Patty Hajdu, federal Minister…
November 23, 2020
Rethinking RCMP Funding & Resources
MP Julie Dzerowicz rose in the House of Commons to present a petition on behalf of Davenport resident, Alex Quaresma, urging the reallocation of RCMP…
November 23, 2020
Monday Update from MP Dzerowicz - November 23
I’m in Ottawa this week, Davenport! I’ll be debating legislation, presenting petitions on behalf of Davenport residents, hosting an upcoming “Ask Me (Just About) Anything”…
November 23, 2020
Supporting Changes to the Oath of Citizenship 
MP Julie Dzerowicz rose in the House of Commons to speak in favour of Bill C-8 and in support of the changes the legislation proposes…
November 20, 2020
Friday, November 20 - COVID-19 Update
This week, the COVID-19 Update includes information on the second lockdown, the new business rent subsidy, how to sign up for the "Ask Me (Just…
November 19, 2020
Speaking in Favour of Bill C-10 - An Act to Amend the Broadcasting Act
MP Dzerowicz spoke in the House of Commons today in favour of Bill C-10 – An Act to Modernize the Broadcasting Act – put forward…
November 18, 2020
Addressing the Opioid Crisis
MP Dzerowicz rose in the House of Commons to ask Canada's Minister of Health, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, about what the government is doing to…
November 16, 2020
Monday Update from MP Dzerowicz - November 16
Hi Davenport, I'm back in Ottawa this week, and there's lots of exciting news - a $1.5 billion reskilling & upskilling announcement, a soon-to-be-tabled Digital…
November 10, 2020
Weekly Update from MP Dzerowicz - Tuesday, November 10
Hi, Davenport! I’m in Toronto this week, and though the House of Commons is not sitting this week, my team & I are working hard…
November 6, 2020
Friday, November 6 - COVID-19 Update!
This week, the COVID-19 Update includes information on two upcoming Davenport town halls on climate and Indigenous issues, small business supports coming, updating the Broadcasting…
October 30, 2020
Friday, October 30 - COVID-19 Update!
This week, the COVID-19 Update includes information on the  CEBA for personal accounts, $1B for Rapid Housing, border and immigration updates, and more information relevant to…
October 27, 2020
Adding Treaty Rights into Citizenship Oath and Informing New Canadians
There is no relationship more important than our relationship with Indigenous Peoples. MP Dzerowicz rose in the House of Commons to ask the Honourable Marco…
October 23, 2020
MP Dzerowicz Speaks in Support of Mi’kmaq Treaty Rights
Many Davenport residents have written me about the recent violence and racist behaviour against Mi’kmaq people in Nova Scotia. This behaviour is absolutely unacceptable. Read…
October 19, 2020
Monday Update from MP Dzerowicz - October 19
Hi, Davenport! I’m back in Toronto and it’s another busy Parliament week.   I’m looking forward to working hard for you this week.   Take…
October 16, 2020
Friday, October 16 - COVID-19 Update
This week, the COVID-19 Update includes information on the wage subsidy being extended, $20k more for small businesses through CEBA, the small business rent subsidy,…
October 8, 2020
Thursday, October 8 - COVID-19 Update
This week, the COVID-19 Update includes information on the Canada Recovery Benefit (CERB replacement) applications opening, banning single-use plastics, more border exemptions, & more information…
October 2, 2020
A Better Canada - A Message from MP Dzerowicz
MP Dzerowicz sent a message to every household and business in Davenport to discuss how the federal Liberal government will be building a better Canada,…
September 26, 2020
Build Back Better - A Message from MP Dzerowicz
MP Dzerowicz sent a message to every household and business in Davenport to discuss how we can build back better in the COVID-19 recovery plan,…
August 26, 2020
Keep Safe, Davenport! - A Message from MP Dzerowicz
MP Dzerowicz sent a message to every household and business in Davenport to discuss how we can stay COVID safe as a community, and to…
August 11, 2020
COVID-19
More vaccine appointments are opening up in Toronto and information is changing quickly. For up-to-date information, and to book an appointment, try the Ontario vaccine…
August 11, 2020
Reply to School Reopening Plans
Many of you have written to me to express your concerns about the Ontario government’s reopening plans. While education is a 100% provincial responsibility, our…
July 21, 2020
Calling for More Mental Health Resources and an Alternative to Police Wellness Checks
Ejaz Choudry, Chantal Moore, Regis Korchinski-Paquet, and D’Andre Campbell, all lost their lives unnecessarily during police wellness checks. These incidents, which happen far too often,…
July 21, 2020
Response to Calls to Fund TTC and Stop Fare Inspection
Many of you have written to me to advocate for more funding for the TTC, and to argue that fare inspection should not be brought…
July 21, 2020
Calling for a Green Economic Recovery
As we prepare for an economic recovery after the pandemic, we must take steps to significantly reduce our carbon emissions. I have been unequivocal in…
July 20, 2020
Response to Letters on Child Care
I have received many letters from Davenport residents over the past few weeks with concerns about rising child care costs. You can read my response,…
July 8, 2020
Response to Discrimination in Davenport & Israel’s Proposed Annexation of West Bank
Davenport friends and neighbours, I have received many letters from you over the past week regarding controversy around a local business owner who made remarks…
June 25, 2020
Summer 2020 Householder | COVID-19 Update
Dear Davenport residents, My summer 2020 COVID-19 update should be arriving in your mailboxes soon! This issue focuses on local businesses and provides a list…
June 18, 2020
Letters to Canada Post and Minister Anand
Canada Post currently owns a depot located at 1117 Queen St W, Toronto. It is classified as a heritage building by the City of Toronto.…
June 17, 2020
Response to Taking Action Against Systemic Racism and Defunding the Police
Davenport friends and neighbours, I have received many letters and phone calls from you over the past several weeks regarding police reform, police defunding, and…
June 16, 2020
A Statement from the Parliamentary Black Caucus & Allies
As an ally of the Parliamentary Black Caucus, I joined my colleagues across party lines to demand immediate action to address systemic Anti-Black racism and…
June 2, 2020
Statement on Regis Korchinski-Paquet
Over the last few days, a number of you have written to me asking about my thoughts re an investigation into the recent tragic death…
May 21, 2020
Spring 2020 Householder | COVID-19 Update
Dear Davenport residents, My Spring 2020 COVID-19 update should be arriving in your mailboxes soon! This issue outlines the different forms of emergency supports made available to…
May 13, 2020
BWXT License Renewal Update
Davenport Friends and Neighbours, The Toronto license renewal application for BWXT Nuclear Energy Canada Inc., located at 1025 Lansdowne Ave, has engaged many Davenport residents…
April 24, 2020
Letter to Metrolinx Community Relations from MP Julie Dzerowicz
As Metrolinx moves their consultations online, I made a number of suggestions that Metrolinx could implement to improve their community engagement. Please see the response…
April 22, 2020
Ramadan Mubarak!
#RamadanMubarak to all my Muslim friends and neighbours at the Islamic Information And Dawah Center in #DavenportTO, across Canada, and around the 🌎! Sending you…
April 3, 2020
Finance Committee's Meetings on COVID-19
The Standing Committee on Finance reconvened for its first session - via teleconference - to oversee and monitor the federal government's COVID-19 economic response plan.…
March 10, 2020
In Support of a Guaranteed Basic Income
On March 9, I wrote to the Minister of Families, Children, and Social Development to voice my support for a Guaranteed Basic Income pilot program…
March 6, 2020
Statement at BWXT Re-licensing Hearing
I presented at the BWXT re-licensing hearing on March 2. You can watch a video recording of my intervention on the CNSC website or read…
March 5, 2020
Response to Wet’suwet’en Protest of Coastal GasLink pipeline in B.C.
Many Davenport residents have written and called my office over the past few weeks to voice their views on this tough situation, both in sympathy…
March 2, 2020
March 2020 Update
By early March, Davenport residents will be receiving a piece of mail with a summary of the recent investments our federal government has made in…
February 24, 2020
Correspondence with BWXT & CNSC
In light of the upcoming licensing renewal public hearing for the BWXT Facility, organized by the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC), I've written letters to…
February 21, 2020
February 2020 E-Newsletter
I am happy to share my February 2020 e-newsletter with you. It includes an update on the ongoing rail blockades / Wet’suwet’en protests, the Teck…
February 18, 2020
MP Julie Dzerowicz elected as Vice-Chair of the Canadian Section of ParlAmericas
I’m passionate about strengthening democracies across the Americas and the Caribbean - and was privileged to be elected as Vice-Chair of the Canadian Section of…
February 14, 2020
Davenport Letter for Federal Budget 2020
On behalf of Davenport, I wrote a letter to Minister Morneau outlining the priorities that I've heard from Davenport residents and what they would like…
January 17, 2020
January 2020 E-Newsletter
I am happy to share my January 2020 e-newsletter with you. It includes information about Flight 752, upcoming BWXT meetings, Davenport Youth Council and International…
January 11, 2020
February 2020 Update
By early February, Davenport residents will be receiving a piece of mail outlining some of the steps our federal government is taking to make housing…
December 23, 2019
UPDATE: BWXT Facility - Information Meeting & Licensing Renewal Hearing
Update (December 23, 2019): The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has agreed to have two meeting in Davenport to address some of the concerns of Davenport…
December 23, 2019
Important Notice: Anti-Racism Action Plan Funding Program
I wanted to share an important funding program announced by the Minister of Diversity, Inclusion and Youth, the Hon. Bardish Chagger. The Anti-Racism Action Program…
December 12, 2019
Paying Tribute to the Pia Bouman School and the Davenport Arts Community
Having recently performed in the Pia Bouman School for Ballet and Creative Movement's annual performance of the Nutcracker as a special guest, MP Dzerowicz rose…
December 10, 2019
December E-Newsletter
Dear neighbours,   I am happy to share my most recent e-newsletter with you. You can find the December e-newsletter here.
December 9, 2019
Gun Violence in Our Communities
Over the past few years, Canada has experienced a troubling increase in gun violence across the country. In neighbourhoods that are affected and communities that…
November 22, 2019
Clean Canada: Protecting the Environment & Growing the Economy
In December 2016, Canada’s First Ministers came together to agree on the country’s first truly national climate plan, developed through a year-long negotiation with provinces…
November 22, 2019
Canada-Wide Strategy on Zero Plastic Waste
In November 2018, the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment (CCME) approved in principle the Canada-wide Strategy on Zero Plastic Waste. Ministers agreed that…
November 21, 2019
Response to a Green New Deal & the Climate Emergency
Davenport constituents have written to me regarding a Green New Deal and the climate emergency. You can find my response here.
November 19, 2019
The Pan-Canadian Framework on Climate Change & Clean Growth: Explained
The Pan-Canadian Framework was put in place by our federal Liberal government during our first term, in the 42nd session of Parliament, to tackle the…
September 6, 2019
End of Summer E-Newsletter
Davenport friends, You can find the latest edition of my MP Newsletter here. In it, you'll find updates on what has been going on in…
September 6, 2019
Top 55: A List of Accomplishments
Davenport friends and neighbours: The federal Liberal government was elected four years ago with a strong mandate to support the middle class and those who…
August 27, 2019
Statement On The Amazon Forest Fires
Dear Davenport, Like many Canadians, I too am very troubled by the reports of the 84% increase in forest fires in Brazil this year many…
August 21, 2019
Summer 2019 Householder
Davenport friends and neighbours, I am happy to share my summer 2019 householder with you. This edition includes information on the achievements of our federal…
August 20, 2019
Summer E-Newsletter
Davenport friends & neighbours - I am happy to share my Summer E-Newsletter with you, covering the months of May to July. This edition includes…
August 20, 2019
Statement on the U.S. Southern Border Detention Centres
Like many of you, I have been disturbed by reports of the unacceptable conditions at the southern border of the U.S. When human rights are…
August 19, 2019
Response To Trustee Donaldson's Query on Federal Funding for Ontario School Boards
Dear Davenport, Our Toronto District School Board Trustee, Stephanie Donaldson, raised an important query with me via Twitter on the status of the $41 million…
July 16, 2019
Summer Ten Percenters
Davenport friends and neighbours, Our federal Liberal government has accomplished a lot in the last 4 years, making progress on issues that for long had…
July 9, 2019
Statement on the Trans-Mountain Expansion Project
Some Davenport residents have reached out to me regarding the Trans-Mountain Expansion project to learn more about the details of the re-approval, including the re-investment…
July 9, 2019
Climate Action Panel Discussion
At the end of May, I hosted a Climate Action panel discussion at the Joseph J. Piccininni Community Centre, with a panel of experts on…
July 1, 2019
Canada Day Message
Happy Canada Day everyone! There's absolutely no where else I'd rather call home. We're all so blessed to live in the greatest country in the…
June 7, 2019
MP Julie Dzerowicz Commemorates Portuguese Heritage Month in the House of Commons
I stood in the House of Commons to commemorate June as Portuguese Heritage Month. I'm proud to be representing the largest Portuguese community in Canada…
June 4, 2019
Thalidomide Survivors Support Program
I rose in the House of Commons to ask our Minister of Health, Ginette Petitpas Taylor, for an update on the Thalidomide Survivors Support Program,…
May 14, 2019
SNC-Lavalin at a Glance
Please see the following document for a summary of the issue, my position, next steps, and relevant links. SNC-Lavalin At A Glance
May 14, 2019
Spring E-Newsletter
Davenport friends and neighbours – I am happy to share my Spring E-Newsletter with you, covering the months of March to May. This edition includes…
May 8, 2019
Legacy Refugee Cases
I stood in the House of Commons to ask the Minister of Immigration & Citizenship, Ahmed Hussein, about the backlog of 32,000 legacy refugee cases…
April 30, 2019
Tribute to the Victims of the Toronto Van Attack
I rose in the House of Commons to pay tribute to the victims of the Toronto van attack victims that tragically lost their lives just…
April 23, 2019
Tabling Petition on the Ban of Handguns and Assault Weapons to the House of Commons
In the last few years, gun violence in our cities, and in Toronto in particular, have risen sharply, leading to avoidable tragedies such as the…
March 26, 2019
March E-Newsletter
Davenport friends and neighbours – I am happy to share my E-newsletter for the month of March with you. This edition includes important information on…
March 21, 2019
Discussing the Urgency of Taking Climate Action in the House of Commons
I stood in the House of Commons on Tuesday, March 19 to talk to my colleagues about the Fridays for Future rally that I attended…
March 15, 2019
The Green Issue March Householder
Davenport friends and neighbours – I am happy to share my most recent householder with you. This edition includes information on the Price on Pollution…
February 21, 2019
Speaking about Addressing Climate Change While Growing the Economy
Today, I rose in the House of Commons to address the near-universal scientific agreement on climate change, and question Conservative politicians’ inaction on the country's…
January 29, 2019
Speaking About the 75th Anniversary of Canada-Mexico Bilateral Relations
Today, I rose in the House of Commons to mark the 75th anniversary of Canada-Mexico bilateral relations. Since World War II, Canada and Mexico have…
January 23, 2019
Only Two Days Left to Apply for Canada Summer Jobs Funding
Attention employers! The deadline for Canada Summer Jobs applications is this Friday, January 25. Apply for CSJ funding today and help youth in Davenport gain…
January 16, 2019
Davenport Pre-Budget Consultation: Letter to Minister Morneau
In November, I hosted a Pre-Budget Consultation to hear and discuss what priority initiatives Davenport residents and community leaders want included in Budget 2019. We…
January 15, 2019
January E-Newsletter
Davenport friends and neighbours - I am happy to share my most recent e-newsletter with you. This edition includes important deadline information for the Canada…
December 24, 2018
A Holiday Message from MP Julie Dzerowicz
Wishing you a safe, happy, and healthy holiday season!
December 13, 2018
Speaking in the House about Venezuela
December 3, 2018
Speaking about the Canada-Portugal Youth Mobility Agreement
As the Member of Parliament for the largest Portuguese community in Canada, I've long been an advocate for the Canada - Portugal youth mobility agreement,…
November 28, 2018
Fall 2018 Householder
A beautiful fall is upon us and in no time we’ll be into the Holiday Season. Over the last few months, at festivals and at…
November 28, 2018
Message on the Anniversary of the Historic LGBTQ2 Apology
I stand with my LGBTQ2 constituents and neighbours. No matter who you love or how you identify, you belong.
November 21, 2018
Fall Economic Statement (Including Annex 2)
The Fall Economic Statement was released on Nov. 21. In Annex 2, there is a full account of where our Liberal government stands on our…
November 11, 2018
A Remembrance Day Message from MP Julie Dzerowicz
100 years after the end of World War I, we see how the sacrifices of our Canadian soldiers led to the freedoms we enjoy today.…
November 5, 2018
Speaking About Honouring Veterans at Prospect Cemetery
As we prepare to honour those who have so bravely fought for our freedom, it is especially important to recognize and remember those who fought…
October 30, 2018
Speaking in the House about Human Rights in Latin America
Today, I rose in the House of Commons to draw attention to the deterioration of democracy and human rights in Honduras, Venezuela, Guatemala, and Nicaragua.…
October 29, 2018
Speaking about Animal Rights
After receiving hundreds of letters from Davenport residents about improving our animal cruelty laws, I was pleased to speak in the House about Bill C-84.…
October 23, 2018
Asking Minister Sajjan About Increasing Female Representation in the Canadian Forces
Our government is proud to be taking action to grow and strengthen our armed forces. We know diversity is a key factor in mission success…
October 18, 2018
Speaking about Latin American Heritage Month
This October is Canada's inaugural Latin American Heritage Month! I was proud to speak in the House of Commons and encourage my colleagues - and…
October 15, 2018
Speaking about Benefits for Indigenous Peoples in National Defence Act Amendments
Repairing the relationship and building a new nation-to-nation relationship with the Indigenous people of this country is very important to Davenport residents. I am very…
October 3, 2018
Question to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about Justin Trudeau about Cyber Security
Data privacy and the threat of hacking are a priority and a worry for Davenport residents. Our government takes our responsibility to protect the private…
September 13, 2018
416 Caucus United Against Premier Ford's Decision to Use Notwithstanding Clause
Today, Liberal MPs who represent the City of Toronto issued the following statement: "As Liberal MPs who represent the City of Toronto, we stand united…
August 22, 2018
Davenport Youth Council: Applications Open
Applications for the Davenport Youth Council are now open! The deadline for applications is September 30, 2018. For more details, please visit the Davenport Youth…
July 13, 2018
Statement on the Federal Government's Decision to Acquire the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) Project
I have heard from a number of Davenport residents about the federal government’s decision to acquire the Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) project from Kinder Morgan.…
July 1, 2018
Canada Day Message from MP Julie Dzerowicz
Happy Canada Day! We are so fortunate to be able to call this great nation our home.
June 20, 2018
Statement on U.S. Administration's Child Separation Policy
June 20, 2018 Ottawa, Ontario Julie Dzerowicz, Member of Parliament for Davenport, today issued the following statement: “Like so many Canadians, I am horrified by…
June 6, 2018
Speaking about Portuguese Heritage Month
I proudly stood in the House of Commons to announce the inaugural Portuguese Heritage Month in Canada. Every June, Canadians from coast to coast to…
May 10, 2018
Interview about Prime Minister António Costa's Trip to Canada | Julie Dzerowicz Falou Sobre António Costa
May 8, 2018
Speaking to Bill S-218, Latin American Heritage Month Act
May 7, 2018
MP Julie Dzerowicz and MP Alexandra Mendès Named Co-Chairs of Canada-Portugal Parliamentary Friendship Group
(OTTAWA) – Today, MP Julie Dzerowicz (Davenport) and MP Alexandra Mendès (Brossard — Saint-Lambert) were named Co-Chairs of the Canada-Portugal Parliamentary Friendship Group. Senator Mobina…
May 7, 2018
MP Julie Dzerowicz e MP Alexandra Mendès Nomeadas para Presidência Bi-Partilhada do Grupo Parlamentar Amizade Canadá-Portugal
(OTAWA) – Hoje, as MPs Julie Dzerowicz (Davenport) e Alexandra Mendès (Brossard-Saint-Lambert) foram nomeadas para a presidência bi-partilhada do Grupo Parlamentar Amizade Canadá-Portugal. O senador…
April 30, 2018
MP Julie Dzerowicz Welcomes Group of Hispanic Canadians to the House Of Commons
Today, along with my colleague - the member for Honoré-Mercier, we are honoured to welcome 20 exceptional members of Canada's Hispanic and Latin American communities,…
April 25, 2018
MP Julie Dzerowicz asks PM Justin Trudeau About the Steps our Government is Taking to Support Cancer Research
On April 25, Members of Parliament wore daffodil pins in the House of Commons in support of Daffodil Month. During Question Period, I asked Prime…
April 25, 2018
Statement on Davenport Resident Anne Marie D'Amico
Davenport friends, It was devastating to hear about the fatal van attack that took place on April 23 and resulted in so much heartbreak. Indeed,…
April 19, 2018
Speaking About National Volunteer Week
I am blessed to have a strong group of dedicated, hard-working volunteers in my community of Davenport. On April 19, I had the honour of…
April 19, 2018
Speaking to the Budget Implementation Act
I was honoured to rise in the House on behalf of Davenport residents to speak about how Budget 2018 will benefit them, and all Canadians.…
March 24, 2018
Interview on Focus Portuguese
I had the pleasure of talking with Camila Garcia on Focus Portuguese about our government’s leadership on gender equity. We discussed investments in #YourBudget2018 that…
March 2, 2018
Speaking about Bill C-69 (Impact Assessment Act)
An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments…
February 27, 2018
#YourBudget2018
Today, Finance Minister Bill Morneau tabled Budget 2018 — Equality + Growth: A Strong Middle Class. You can read Budget 2018 by clicking here!
February 27, 2018
Speaking about Gender Equity
I was honoured to speak about gender equity in the House of Commons shortly before our Minister of Finance, the Hon. Bill Morneau, tabled #YourBudget2018.…
February 15, 2018
Speaking to an Opposition Day Motion on Veterans
February 8, 2018
Speaking about Tax Fairness
January 8, 2018
Small Business Roundtable Letter
I invited small business owners in Davenport to discuss what the federal government can do to support them. Here is the invitation they received with…
December 20, 2017
Pre-Budget Consultation Letter
On November 16, I held a Pre-Budget Consultation in my riding to obtain feedback from constituents about what they would like to see included in…
December 15, 2017
Holiday Message from MP Julie Dzerowicz
MP Julie Dzerowicz wishes her Davenport constituents - and all Canadians - a safe, happy, and healthy holiday season.
December 12, 2017
Congratulating Davenport Canada 150 Award Recipients
December 7, 2017
Speaking about Bill C-24, An Act to Amend the Salaries Act and to Make a Consequential Amendment to the Financial Administration Act
December 4, 2017
Davenport Community Householder – December 2017
My year-end update will be arriving in your mailbox soon! You can read the householder online here
November 21, 2017
Commemorating Holodomor Genocide
November 11, 2017
Thanking our Veterans on Remembrance Day
November 9, 2017
House of Commons passes Davenport MP Julie Dzerowicz's Private Member’s Bill to Recognize Portuguese Heritage Month and Portugal Day
News Release OTTAWA – Last night, the House of Commons unanimously passed Davenport MP Julie Dzerowicz’s Private Member’s Bill M-126, declaring June as Portuguese Heritage…
November 2, 2017
M-126 (Portuguese Heritage Month) Introduced by MP Julie Dzerowicz Reaches Second Reading
October 25, 2017
Update: Private Corporations Tax Changes
Since our government introduced a series of tax fairness proposals this past summer, I have heard from a number of Davenport residents. To everyone who…
October 23, 2017
Speaking to Notimex (Mexico) about Canada-Mexico Relations
October 17, 2017
Speaking about Hispanic Day on the Hill
October 6, 2017
Speaking about Bill C-48: Oil Tanker Moratorium Act
October 3, 2017
Asking Minister Jean-Yves Duclos about the Government's Investment in Housing
I rose in the House to ask Minister Jean-Yves Duclos about our government's unprecedented investments in housing, and our important goal of providing Canadians with…
September 30, 2017
Davenport Arts Funding Information Session
In April of 2017, I held a roundtable discussion with artists from the Davenport community. One of the principal concerns that came from this discussion…
September 22, 2017
Proposed Tax Changes: Seeking Input from Davenport Residents
Davenport resident: As your Member of Parliament, I am looking for your input into the tax changes that our Federal Finance Minister – the Honourable…
September 20, 2017
Speaking about Recent Earthquake in Mexico
This week I rose in the House to offer my condolences to those affected by the recent earthquake in Mexico. My heart breaks for all…
September 20, 2017
Julie Dzerowicz Introduces Private Member's Bill M-126 to Recognize Portuguese Heritage Month
(OTTAWA) – Today, MP Julie Dzerowicz (Davenport) introduced Private Member’s Bill M-126, to declare the month of June as Portuguese Heritage Month and June 10…
September 13, 2017
Announcing New Funding for Clean Water and Wastewater Fund
        News Release For immediate release Better drinking water infrastructure for Toronto residents 17 kilometres of watermain to be upgraded across Toronto…
August 25, 2017
Deputada Federal Julie Dzerowicz reuniu com Presidente da Câmara Municipal de Braga, Ricardo Rio
Cooperação económica entre Portugal e Canadá no topo da agenda. A deputada federal canadiana Julie Dzerowicz, membro do parlamento de Davenport, (Ontario, Toronto), esteve esta…
August 2, 2017
Announcing Bike Share Toronto Expansion
         For immediate release, issued jointly on behalf of the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario and the City of Toronto…
June 16, 2017
Celebrating the Arts Community in Davenport
I rose in the House to recognize and honour the strong, diverse arts community in Davenport! As we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday I encouraged all…
June 13, 2017
Speaking about Nuclear Disarmament
Last week I rose in the House to talk about an issue that is very important to me personally and to many Davenport constituents: nuclear…
June 8, 2017
Recognizing Portuguese-Canadian Community Leaders in the House of Commons
Julie Dzerowicz, Member of Parliament – Davenport, rose in the House of Commons, June 7, 2016, to honour 9 leaders of the Portuguese-Canadian community who…
May 31, 2017
Statement on the Electoral Reform Report Vote
Davenport Friends and Neighbours - A number of residents in Davenport have asked me to support the Special Committee on Electoral Reform (ERRE) Report that…
May 10, 2017
Question to Minister Sohi on Government's Infrastructure Plan
Our Government has invested $180 billion in infrastructure spending in Budget 2017. Here is my question to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Amerjeet Sohi…
May 9, 2017
Highlighting Budget 2017's Benefits for Davenport Residents
May 9, 2017
Thanking Mexican Ambassador to Canada Ambassador López for His Incredible Service
The Mexican Ambassador to Canada finished his term in Canada at the end of this week (May 5). His hard work was instrumental in building…
April 12, 2017
Malala Yousafzai Receives Honorary Canadian Citizenship
Watch Malala Yousafzai and Prime Minister Trudeau address the House Commons in a joint session to promote education for all.
April 6, 2017
Question to Minister Duclos on Affordable Housing
Our government has invested $11.2 billion for the National Housing Strategy in Budget 2017. Here is my question to the Minister for Families, Children and…
March 22, 2017
Presenting a Petition on Behalf of Ecuadorian Canadians
March 22, 2017
Speaking on the Opposition Motion for the 2017 Budget
Watch my speech on the Opposition Day Motion for the 2017 budget - regarding youth employment.
March 15, 2017
Davenport Community Householder - March 2017
My fourth newsletter will be arriving in your mailbox very soon! Read the newsletter online here.
March 8, 2017
Canada Announces Support for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
News Release From Global Affairs Canada March 8, 2017 - Ottawa, Ontario - Global Affairs Canada As part of its strong commitment to gender equality…
March 8, 2017
Defending Canadians by Speaking Out on Tax Havens
Watch the statement that I made yesterday in the House of Commons on the Opposition Motion on Tax Fairness.
March 7, 2017
Budget 2017 is set for March 22
Ottawa, Ontario - Department of Finance, Canada The Government of Canada continues its plan to help middle class families and grow the economy by making…
March 6, 2017
Canada Renews its Military Commitment to Ukraine
News Release From National Defence March 6, 2017 – Toronto – National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National…
March 3, 2017
Minister Bibeau Champions Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights
News Release From Global Affairs Canada March 2, 2017 - Brussels, Belgium - Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and…
February 22, 2017
Standing Up for Rouge National Urban Park
Please hear my speech on why Bill C-18, an amendment to Canada's National Parks Act, will have a positive impact on Davenport, and Toronto at…
February 15, 2017
Have Your Say: Poverty Reduction Strategy
Canada's Minister for Families, Children, and Social Development, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, is conducting nation-wide consultations to hear from Canadians on how we can reduce…
February 15, 2017
Advisory Committee on Homelessness
Very pleased to support my colleagues - Jean-Yves Duclos and Adam Vaughan - in the Advisory Committee on Homelessness, as Canada works toward creating better…
February 15, 2017
Statement on the Government's Position on Electoral Reform
Davenport Friends and Neighbours- On Wednesday, February 1, the Minister of Democratic Institutions - the Hon. Karina Gould announced that the government will not be…
February 14, 2017
Welcoming United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres in the House
On the first day of his mandate, Secretary-General Guterres launched an immediate appeal for the world to put peace first. He reminded us that the…
February 14, 2017
Prime Minister Trudeau Addresses the House Following Quebec City Attack
"Canadians will not be intimidated. We will not meet violence with more violence. We will meet fear and hatred with love and compassion, always." Please…
February 8, 2017
Minister Joly Announces $5.1M in Funding for Toronto's Museum of Contemporary Art
Revitalizing Neighbourhoods through Cultural Infrastructure The Government of Canada provides funding for the Museum of Contemporary Art Toronto Canada February 8, 2017 – Toronto –…
February 15, 2016
Swearing In Ceremony
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