Mr. Speaker, today we celebrate International Volunteer Day and the important contribution volunteers make to our communities.
Volunteers are kind and caring people who give their time to support causes they believe in. Volunteers help make our society stronger, more inclusive and more prosperous.
I would like to give some of the volunteers in my riding a big hand for their remarkable dedication and their involvement in our community: Dmjy Théodore, Geri MacDonald, Naomi Panetta, Justin Boisvert, Vincent Cammisano, Gian-Andrea Lacombe, Silvio De Cicco, Lisa Muzzo, Line Boudreault, Elisa Verillo, Saïda Seddiki, Robert Alexandre and Nick Colasurdo.
On this International Volunteer Day, I thank them for giving their time to important causes and for the contributions they make every day. I thank them from the bottom of my heart.