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  • His favourite word is program.

Liberal MP for York South—Weston (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Honoured to meet the volunteers and performers for the Weston Park Baptist Church “WAES to Care” Benefit Concert wh… https://t.co/iigp77BzxH

Posted on Twitter Félicitations aux bénévoles et artistes du concert «WAES to Care» de l'église baptiste de Weston Park. Une collecte… https://t.co/aeIF4ZpfdU

Posted on Twitter Volunteers are the foundation of the @Liberal_party. Volunteers helped deliver #realchange in 2015 and will lead u… https://t.co/gdsScIQEr0

Posted on Twitter Les bénévoles sont au cœur du @Parti_liberal. Ils ont contribué à la réalisation de #vraichangement en 2015 et no… https://t.co/IUy2QyPoRz

Posted on Twitter There is no better way to celebrate Canada's diversity than through the culinary arts, and accessing the great food… https://t.co/02scuvB7hN

Posted on Twitter Il n'y a pas de meilleur moyen de célébrer la diversité que par le biais des arts culinaires et #CETA facilite notr… https://t.co/cOF5pdlaq2

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, immigration has always played an important role in the Canadian economy and contributed to Canada's success. We believe that a fair and simple immigration ...

Mentioned by The Province Ivison: Will the Canadian consensus on immigration fall victim to Liberal bungling on border-crossers? As Conservative MP Michelle Rempel pointed out, throwing money at the problem does not make it go away. Federal immigration minister Ahmed Hussen's announcement last week that Canada will increase its immigration target to 350,000 by 2021 seems ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Politics This Morning: Tory MP Clement resigns critic duties; Morneau to talk omnibus budget bill at Senate committee Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, La Francophonie Minister Mélanie Joly, and Matt DeCourcey, parliamentary secretary to Mr. Hussen, are scheduled to attend an event in Ottawa to mark Francophone Immigration Week. Immigration Minister Ahmed ...

Voted No on Vote #937 on Bill C-393 Amend the Canadian Multiculturalism Act (non-application in Quebec)

Voted Yes on Vote #936 on Bill C-316 Amend the Canada Revenue Agency Act (organ donors)

Voted Yes on Vote #935 on Bill C-376 Designate the month of April as Sikh Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #934 on Bill C-375 Amend the Criminal Code (presentence report)

Voted Yes on Vote #933 on Bill C-85 Amend the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act and to make related amendments to other ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I was on television to talk about our immigration levels, which Canadians have been asking us to increase in order to meet our employee ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), 2,397 retention applications were received from Canadians born abroad between February 15, 1977 and April 17, 1981. With regard to ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by The Rebel Trudeau plans massive increase in Somali immigration On last night's episode of The Ezra Levant Show, I reported on Justin Trudeau and Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen's plan to raise Canadian immigration levels to historic highs with an emphasis on Somalis.

Spoke in the House on Border Security Madam Speaker, it is important to note that immigration continues to be a tool for Canadians to address labour market shortages. We rely on immigration to ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Madam Speaker, I would like to address the question of privilege raised by the hon. member for Calgary Nose Hill on October 31, 2018. This past ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, pursuant to subsection 94(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the annual report ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Immigration set to increase Canada will take in 40,000 more immigrants in 2021 than it plans to accept this year, Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said Wednesday. The target for new arrivals in Canada will rise to 350,000, nearly one per cent of the country's population. The ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, international adoptions must always protect the safety and well-being of the children, as well as comply with the laws of both countries. Harmonizing these ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the question from my hon. colleague, but she knows very well that I cannot get into the specific details of immigration cases ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Markets Insider Government of Canada helps 960 internationally trained newcomers in Hamilton and Toronto regions get their ... That's why today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and Member of Parliament for York South — Weston, on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Innovative initiative will connect Calgary's tech talent to well-paying jobs Today, the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, and Kent Hehr, Member of Parliament for Calgary Centre, on behalf of the Honoruable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Impact of Irregular Crossing of Canada's Southern Border Thank you. Thank you, Mr. Chair. It is always a pleasure to appear at this committee with my parliamentary colleagues. As you know, our government remains ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of the Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1, 5 and 10 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm pleased to meet with you again this week, this time to discuss the 2018-2019 main estimates, as they apply to Immigration, ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Issue of Asylum Seekers Irregularly Entering Canada from the ... Mr. Chair, I'm happy to appear once again before this committee on this important topic, and I'm very glad to be here with my colleague, the ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities Thank you, Chair. I am pleased to appear before the committee to discuss the link between the Government of Canada's immigration measures and official languages. I ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18: Votes 1c, 7c and 10c under Department of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm pleased to appear before the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration today to discuss the supplementary estimates (C). Accompanying me today ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Canada's 2018 Immigration Levels Plan Thank you. Mr. Chair, it's a pleasure to appear once again before this committee. As you know, in the coming years, immigration will play an increasingly ...

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 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 ...

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