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  • His favourite word is benefits.

Liberal MP for York South—Weston (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 46% of the vote.

Today

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Trudeau, border crossers task force to review next steps for asylum seekers Ralph Goodale Ahmaed Hussen Brenda Shanahan Ahmed Hussen, right, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness comment on the influx of asylum seekers crossing the border into ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Feds trying to stem tide of refugees flowing into Canada The feds have sent Haitian-born MP Emmanuel Dubourg to Miami to speak with the Haitian community as it attempts to curtail the flow of immigrants into Quebec. Global News spoke with Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen who was quick to say ...

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Thank you for joining us. https://t.co/Ce2HOJEAtS

Posted on Twitter Good Morning! In #Ottawa today listening to the voices and ideas of Canadians as consultations on #CdnImm continue. https://t.co/tSrCyBbugn

Posted on Twitter Bonjour! À #Ottawa aujoud'hui, en train d'écouter les voix et idées des Canadiens alors que les consultations sur l… https://t.co/HUpRBYA8S5

Mentioned by CTV News Rate of illegal migrants slowing at Quebec border: federal officials That is over the last three days,” Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen told reporters on Monday. That figure represents a marked decrease from the 250 per day that authorities said they intercepted last week. Almost 7,000 ... Ottawa has been scrambling ...

Two days ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Canada looking into possible illicit causes behind asylum spike Accompanied by Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, Goodale said that despite an overall increase in August, the number of asylum seekers crossing illegally into Canada has dropped slightly in the last few days. "The latest three days has been way below ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette 'No free ticket for asylum seekers': Federal ministers reinforce message during visit to Lacolle shelter Ahmed Hussen, right, minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Ralph Goodale, minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, and Brenda Shanahan, MP for Chateauguay-Lacolle, comment on the influx of asylum seekers crossing the ...

Posted on Twitter IRCC has taken steps to increase our operational capacity. At the #Montreal office w/ DM Marta Morgan thanking the… https://t.co/nI3cJ3gAad

Posted on Twitter IRCC a pris des mesures pour augmenter notre capacité opérationnelle. À #Montreal avec SM Marta Morgan pour remerci… https://t.co/x3Q6CBaBRU

Posted on Twitter @RalphGoodale @BShanahanLib Our Govt continues to urge people to seek entry into Canada only at designated ports of… https://t.co/vJQgJXwOUz

A week ago

Mentioned by Daily Maverick Learning from Canada's refugee policy: Diversity is good for business Ahmed Hussen arrived in Canada in 1993 as a 16-year-old refugee from war-torn Somalia and was accepted as a citizen. He now finds ... “After 10 years I was working for a state premier and a bit more than 10 years later as an MP. I now head the very ...

Two months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I wish to thank the hon. member from Scarborough—Rouge Park for his work as an advocate for refugees. On World Refugee Day, I am ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, Canadians and the international community recognize this government's record and leadership on welcoming refugees, and I am proud of our record and our leadership. ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), no decision to charge for this information was made. The requester was advised to contact the statistical unit in the ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to begin by acknowledging the work of my colleague Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, on the official languages ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I am proud of our government's commitment to welcoming those who flee war, terror, and persecution. I am proud of our government's plan to ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, we are proud of our record of welcoming refugees who flee persecution, terrorism, and war. Under the previous government, the private sponsorship of refugees ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship Act moved: That a Message be sent to the Senate to acquaint Their Honours that, in relation to Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my 32 colleagues from Atlantic Canada for their strong leadership and advocacy. Immigration is an engine for economic growth. That ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, starting today all applicants under the express entry system who have siblings in Canada will receive additional points, and applicants who also have strong ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Updated Mandate Letter of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good afternoon, members of the committee. I'm very pleased today to appear before the standing committee for the first time. It's a ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System My final question has to do with the low threshold for someone to get coverage. In Ontario, for example, a single person must make less than ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-201 Thank you, Chair. Thank you, panel, for coming in and giving us your very useful testimony. My question is related to the accuracy and effectiveness of ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-201 Thank you, Chair. Thank you, gentlemen, for coming in to speak to this committee about Bill S-201. My first question goes to Mr. Boudreau and Mr. ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-227 Thank you, Madam Chair, and members of the committee. It's quite an honour to be here in front of you to present my private member's bill, ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-16 Thank you, Minister. I was encouraged by something you said earlier. You said part of your motivation was to combat hate and discrimination wherever they are ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on New Process for the Nomination of Supreme Court Justices Thank you. I'm encouraged by what Minister Wilson-Raybould said, that the process is open to further refinements down the road. That's encouraging because we can always ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-227 An Act to amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)