Nathaniel Erskine-Smith

Your member of parliament for


Beaches-East York

Nathaniel Erskine-Smith

Your member of parliament for


Beaches-East York

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Speeches and Articles

Here are a collection of speeches and articles written by MP Nate Erskine-Smith.

2017:

Beach Metro: We should stand in solidarity with Muslim-Canadians, March 8, 2017

Huffington Post: I’m deeply sorry my party broke its promise on electoral reform, February 2, 2017

Speech to the House of Commons: 2nd reading of Bill C-37, supervised consumption sites, January 31, 2017

Vice News Canada: Decriminalize all drug use, January 26, 2017

Beach Metro: Let’s build on past participation and progress (a year in review), January 12, 2017

2016:

Beach Metro: Government looks to better balance security and freedoms, November 2, 2016

Speech to the 135th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Geneva, Switzerland: Human rights abuses as precursors of conflict: Parliaments as early responders, October 26, 2016

Huffington Post: My animal cruelty bill was defeated – here’s what’s next, October 13, 2016

Speech to the House of Commons: Final words on bill C-246, the Modernizing Animal Protections Act, September 28, 2016

Beach Metro: It’s time for practical action on climate change, September 9, 2016

National Post: Why I voted to condemn ISIL’s conduct as genocide, June 16, 2016

Beach Metro: Assisted dying legislation a cause for some concerns, May 19, 2016

Speech to the House of Commons: Budget 2016, May 10, 2016

Speech to the House of Commons: Introducing Bill C-246, the Modernizing Animal Protections Act, May 9, 2016

Speech to the House of Commons: 2nd reading of Bill C-14, medical assistance in dying, May 2, 2016

Beach Metro: National drug policy must follow the evidence, April 19, 2016

Speech to the 134th Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Lusaka, Zambia: Rejuvenating democracy, giving voice to youth, March 21, 2016 

Speech to the Inter-Parliamentary Union’s Global Conference of Young Parliamentarians in Lusaka, Zambia: Enhancing equality and diversity in representation and participation, March 16, 2016

Beach Metro: Regaining Canada’s good name on international stage, February 9, 2016

2015:

Beach Metro: Time to support Syrian refugees any way we can, December 14, 2015

Speech to the House of Commons: A smart and caring government (re: Throne Speech), December 8, 2015

Beach Metro: My hope: Positive change in parliament, November 1, 2015