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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

Posted on Twitter Good Morning & Mabuhay! Kicking off @PinoyFiestaTO. https://t.co/yfd6u3P1nu

Posted on Twitter Bonne journée & Mabuhay! Lancement  @PinoyFiestaTO. https://t.co/BcbLwbswgh

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Community media keeps our diverse communities better informed. Thank You @GengTanMP for hosting the media discussio… https://t.co/Fkt1uwvLcx

Posted on Twitter Les médias communautaires gardent nos communautés bien informées. Merci @GengTanMP d'organiser une discussion avec… https://t.co/5XpkqvoztF

Posted on Twitter Lots of questions and a great tour of Fairchild TV studios. I look forward to visiting again soon. https://t.co/quq2AibyBF

Posted on Twitter Beaucoup de questions et une excellente visite des studios de TV Fairchild. J'espère revenir bientôt. https://t.co/6sEWmujrHF

Two days ago

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

Three days ago

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)

This week

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. ...

A week ago

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca 'Paying it forward': Volunteers pack emergency kits for draught-stricken East Africa The Canadian government has pledged to match all funds raised for famine relief in East Africa until the end of the month. Toronto MP Ahmed Hussen 1st Somali-Canadian appointed to federal cabinet · Toronto's Ahmed Hussen 1st Somali-Canadian elected ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Governments of Canada, Ontario and Toronto reaffirm commitment to planning the Toronto Relief Line The Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and Member of Parliament for York South—Weston, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Steven Del Duca, ...

A month ago

Mentioned by gulfnews.com Canada rolling out welcome mat to visitors, skilled workers, students In some sectors of our economy, there is a strong, consistent demand for skills and those skills can't be filled by Canadians at the moment”” -Ahmed Hussen | Canadian Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Share on facebook Tweet this ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Mississauga Somali-born member of Parliament is Canada's newest minister of immigration, refugees and citizenship As the former Liberal immigration critic, Montreal-born McCallum had been an obvious choice, but this January's cabinet shuffle replaced McCallum with Somali-born Ahmed Hussen. Hussen is the first-ever Somalian-born member of Parliament. He is also a ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Name-blind hiring process rolled out to reduce bias against job seekers ... research in Canada, the UK, Australia and the U.S. that showed there is a subliminal bias in people reading too much into names,” said Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, who first delivered the idea to Parliament last year as a rookie MP from Toronto.

Mentioned by Toronto Star Ottawa pilots 'name-blind' recruitment to reduce 'unconscious bias' in hiring ... Minister Ahmed Hussen, who first delivered the idea to Parliament last year as a rookie MP from Toronto. “Name-blind recruitment could help ensure the public service reflects the people it serves by helping to reduce unconscious bias in the hiring ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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)