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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.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter A great end to a beautiful citizenship ceremony. Where we welcomed 30 new Canadians from 16 countries. #canada150 https://t.co/lSbTWvZVzJ

Posted on Twitter Une belle fin d'une belle cérémonie de citoyenneté. Où nous avons accueilli 30 nouveaux Canadiens de 16 pays.… https://t.co/kcxwmnL5Pu

Posted on Twitter Merci Ministre @HarjitSajjan de m'avoir joint aujourd'hui pour une tournée de @issbc. Une excellente installation a… https://t.co/RC0I6H1AcW

Posted on Twitter Thank you Minister @HarjitSajjan for joining me today for a tour of @issbc. A great facility in the heart of Vancou… https://t.co/6Y3fVjyA01

Posted on Twitter A Vancouver pour discuter de nos liens économiques vers l’Asie et l’Amérique latine pour notre classe moyenne. https://t.co/c2KDmEIUSQ

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter In Vancouver today to discuss how growing people to people and economic ties to Asia & Latin America is great for t… https://t.co/fxov7fYdb5

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Don't blame Trump for asylum-seekers, says immigration minister A survey of those who crossed into Manitoba from the U.S. last month found that 97 per cent had spent less than two months in the United States before heading North, Ahmed Hussen (York South-Weston, Ont.) told the House Immigration Committee on March ...

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 in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, it is very rich for that member, that government, and that previous party to bring up the Mexico visa lift. They considerably damaged our ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail How Ahmed Hussen rose to become Canada's border man On a Saturday afternoon in late February, a lively crowd is squeezed along the narrow aisles of the Al Baraka Variety Store, waiting to shake the hand of Ahmed Hussen, Canada's new immigration minister. Everyone wants a selfie, and Mr. Hussen, his ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, while I will not speak to a specific case, our expectation on both sides of the border is that travellers will be treated with ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, the international community has consistently praised Canada for its compassionate, responsible, and generous refugee program. We will take no lessons from the previous government ...

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, I am very much committed to the Official Languages Act, and my department is working very closely to make sure that the availability and ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, our government has been recognized throughout the world for having a compassionate refugee system. We maintain that tradition. The safe third country agreement is ...

Mentioned by Chronicle Selmor in Canada ... Mike Lake — MNCH opposition critic and MP, David Morrison — Assistant Deputy Minister for the Americas, Julie Dzerowicz — MP for Devenport and Ahmed Hussen — Minister of Immigration, whom she will speak to about the importance of educating the ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Amending government's Citizenship Bill 'necessary,' says Senate sponsor of Bill C-6 Immigration, Refugees, and Citizenship Minister Ahmed Hussen at the Senate Social Affairs, Science and Technology Committee on Wednesday, March 1. Mr. Hussen told the committee he believes the bill is ... During the House Citizenship and Immigration ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to maintaining a refugee system that maintains our tradition of providing compassion to those seeking safety and security in our ...

Mentioned by Jagran Josh Canada to resettle 1200 Yazidi refugees by the end of 2017 According to Ahmed Hussen, Canada's Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, though initially, the aim was to bring over the women and girls who stand the risk of facing persecution, the government decided to help all, especially since the ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the hon. member for Brampton East for his hard work on behalf of his constituents. We inherited an immigration system ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the hon. member for London North Centre for that excellent question and all members of this House for their advocacy ...

Mentioned by National Observer Canada to give asylum to 1200 primarily Yazidi refugees by year end Federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen wouldn't detail the horrific experiences of the Yazidis during a press conference on Tues. Feb. 21, 2017. Hussen is pictured here addressing President Trump's travel ban on Jan. 29. Photo by Alex Tétreault.

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 ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-247 Thank you, Mr. Sikand, for coming before the committee this morning. My question has to do with the possible other uses of the device. Would you ...

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