York Centre MP Michael Levitt called his mom, Edna, whom he believed to be close to the site of the rampage. Willowdale MP Ali Ehsassi, who lives nearby, rushed home to be with constituents.
Willowdale MP Ali Ehsassi, with Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, left, and Toronto Mayor John Tory, on April 24 signs his condolences at a memorial in his riding where a man killed 10 pedestrians the day before while driving a van on the sidewalk. Photograph courtesy of the office of Ali Ehsassi
While the Peace Tower flag flies at half-mast in Ottawa, Liberal MP Ali Ehsassi is back in his north Toronto riding of Willowdale to be with his community.
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