House of Commons photo

Track Ahmed

Your Say

In Parliament

Elsewhere

Crucial Fact

  • His favourite word is citizenship.

Liberal MP for York South—Weston (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @peterjakubiak Get well soon Peter. I would love to get a picture with you when you are back in the office. Perhaps… https://t.co/yO9vh4hcrb

Posted on Twitter As a proud Canadian I was happy to welcome 19 new citizens to our family on the #ParliamentHill ice rink. A truly C… https://t.co/EDWSpUqI34

Posted on Twitter En tant que fier Canadien, j’ai eu l’honneur d’accueillir 19 nouveaux citoyens canadiens sur la patinoire du Parlem… https://t.co/igCx4cZHIU

Posted on Twitter Celebrating the holiday season with IRCC staff & Choir! 🎶Thank you for all of your hard work. Your work makes the d… https://t.co/smqp3wLEcK

Posted on Twitter Célèbre le temps des Fêtes avec l’équipe du Ministère & une chorale! Merci à tous pour votre travail acharné. Cela… https://t.co/qHw2oZwoid

Three days ago

Mentioned by Toronto Sun HASSAN: Liberal unwillingness to condemn FGM is a sad political move As Canada's citizenship guide is being reviewed, citizenship minister Ahmed Hussen has done nothing but equivocate on whether he will include a statement condemning the practice as barbaric. During a House of Commons Committee meeting last Thursday ...

This week

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca MPs tell Trudeau Liberals to scrap 'discriminatory' immigration law The recommendation comes after a flurry of closed-door meetings in which MPs discussed a range of options for changing a policy the country's Immigration Minister, Ahmed Hussen, has called “out of step” with Canadian values and attitudes toward people ...

Didn't vote on Vote #435 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Posted on Twitter When the #stroshow made its way to #Weston ⚾ Thank you @MStrooo6 for visiting 950+ students at Weston Collegiate &… https://t.co/2FP48B4Xxp

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I agree with the member opposite that FGM is an abhorrent practice. It is against the laws of Canada. I can assure members of ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, the assertion by the member opposite is completely inaccurate. To be clear, the content of the new guide has not been finalized. Unlike the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #434 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Voted No on Vote #433 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

A week ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Votes 1b and 5b ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you, colleagues. I'm glad to be here today to discuss my department's 2017-18 supplementary estimates (B). Joining me here today ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the hon. member for Don Valley West for his question. Our government values family reunification. We also value the important ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, to be clear, the citizenship guide has not been written yet. Unlike the previous government, we actually consulted Canadians and experts in order to ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to part (a), IRCC received 100,211 interest to sponsor web form submissions. With regard to part (b), from the 100,211 interest to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #432 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Didn't vote on Vote #431 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Federal Government Policies and Guidelines Regarding Medical Inadmissibility of Immigrants Thank you, Mr. Chair and members. It's always good to be back before the committee to share with you our perspective. It is a pleasure to ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Canada's immigration minister considers scrapping 'discriminatory' law that rejects immigrants Canada's Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said his office is considering removing a section of the country's Immigration Act that advocates say discriminates against people with disabilities. “All options are on the table,” Hussen said. “We could ...

A month ago

Mentioned by National Post Josh Dehaas: Government should provide information on fate of failed asylum seekers After Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen released his annual immigration plan last Wednesday, Conservative immigration critic Michelle Rempel went on CTV to offer her reaction. The Calgary MP painted a picture of a system buckling under the weight of ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague from Aurora—Oak Ridges—Richmond Hill for her question. Our government is deeply committed to gender equality and combatting ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to parts (a) and (b), there is no new citizenship study guide, therefore no content has been added or removed. The citizenship ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by National Post John Ivison: In the era of extreme immigration vetting, Canada remains a noble outlier Immigration minister Ahmed Hussen said late Wednesday 310,000 new entrants will arrive next year, 330,000 in 2019 and 340,000 in 2020. ... Conservative MP Michelle Rempel asks a question during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, we made a promise to Canadians that we will fix the immigration system to grow our economy and reunite families and eliminate the backlogs ...

Mentioned by The Daily Caller Trudeau Government Announces Immigration Hike OTTAWA — Even as illegal refugees continue to cross the border, the Trudeau government announced Wednesday that it will continue to increase legal immigration to Canada. The plan, announced by Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen in the House of ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Issue of Asylum Seekers Irregularly Entering Canada from the ... It's not yours. Okay, I thought it was. Someone told me it was your birthday. It's a pleasure to appear once again before this committee. I ...

More than three months ago

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 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. ...

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