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  • His favourite word is park.

Liberal MP for Parkdale—High Park (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 42% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Playing some hoops today with Zakir at the Charles G Williams Playground in @SoraurenPark . Check out their… https://t.co/0l8QZxcUfw

Posted on Twitter @MMHighPark .@MMHighPark happy I can lend my support, thank you for all of your hard work and the hard work of many… https://t.co/qNJF3Y7NBO

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Making a pit stop at Chris Murie’s The Dizzy in #Roncy to catch some of the game! Great spot in #ParkHP! #WorldCup… https://t.co/fZmM9QKVta

Posted on Twitter Today marks National Indigenous Peoples Day. Today, we celebrate the vibrant heritage and diverse cultures of First… https://t.co/iwpJ0JUOJT

Posted on Twitter #ParkHP residents: Don't miss the Junction Sumer Solstice Festival this Saturday, June 23 from noon to midnight! https://t.co/ewrTYO0I2C

Posted on Twitter Final meeting with the 2018 #PFTCanada interns yesterday! Proud of the incredible work they did this year, and look… https://t.co/MEWtZjBV6t

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

This week

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the member for Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan's robust contributions today and indeed on many days in this House. It is a pleasure to ...

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, we are very proud of the work we accomplished after consulting Canadians, especially official language minority communities. The result was the new action plan ...

Spoke in the House on National Security Act, 2017 Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Oakville North—Burlington this evening. I rise today to speak in support of Bill C-59. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am proud to rise today to present a petition created through the hard work of Amy Stocking and students at St. Cecilia Catholic ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Devdiscourse Multilingual Multicultural Radio Stations to be introduced in Canada Arif Virani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage (Multiculturalism) and Member of Parliament for Parkdale — High Park, will take part in a Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada plaque unveiling ceremony to commemorate ...

Mentioned by Phayul Tibetan President, parliamentary delegation attend 'Thank you Canada' event “We are here to say that you have been with us for a long time, bear with us for a little longer,” Dr. Sangay told a contingent of Canadian politicians including Melanie Joly, the Canadian Minister of Multiculturalism, MP Arif Virani, Chair of ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Meeting with a Delegation from Tibet and Meeting with a Delegation from ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Tashi delek. It's a pleasure to see so many of you here, Dr. Lobsang, Ala, Pema, Ngodup, and all of the members ...

Spoke in the House on Tibetan Canadian Community Mr. Speaker, tashi delek. The year 2018 is being celebrated worldwide by Tibetans as the year of gratitude. Dr. Lobsang Sangay, Sikyong of the Central Tibetan ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Latin American Heritage Month Act Madam Speaker, gracias and obrigado. I am pleased to rise today to speak to Bill S-218, an act respecting Latin American heritage month. This bill recognizes ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Remuneration Models for Artists and Creative Industries Thanks. I wanted to ask you a few questions, Mr. Johnston, because through the questions posed to you by Mr. Van Loan, you were sort of ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Cultural Property Repatriation Act Mr. Speaker, as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage, I am very proud to rise today to speak in support of Bill C-391. ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, we are aware of the situation with the Barreau du Québec. Some organizations decided to take legal action, and that is their choice. As ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The State of Canadian Museums and Gender Parity on the Boards and ... Thank you. I was very intrigued by what I heard from all of the witnesses. I want to build on something that Ms. Morgan raised and ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Meeting with a Delegation from Tibet I said that I take particular interest in human rights matters because I am a human rights and constitutional lawyer, a member who represents a riding ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Gender Parity on the Boards and Senior Leadership Levels of Canadian Artistic ... Thank you very much to all the witnesses for their presentations. I'll be directing my questions to ACTRA, and specifically to Ferne. That's partly subjective, because ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Cultural Hubs and Cultural Districts in Canada Thank you, Ms. Dhillon. First of all, I want to thank our witnesses for their great presentations. I'm going to direct my questions to you, Mr. ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The State of Canadian Museums and Cultural Hubs and Cultural Districts in ... I will try. Just as preparatory comments, I want to say it has been a hard week for Canada. I want to say to the Hockey ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Center for Research on Globalization The White Helmets are “Black Helmets”, They are Al Qaeda The White Helmets are Black Helmets. They are al Qaeda, and the Canadian government supports them financially and politically.[1]. Canadian MP Arif Virani explains on his Facebook page that,. “Today in Parliament, we received a delegation from the ...

Mentioned by The Post Millennial Conflict Of Interest: Trudeau Foundation sponsors Liberal MP's travel The foundation spent $2,760.12 to send Liberal MP Arif Virani, to the conference from Feb. 29 to March 1, 2016. The foundation's perceived closeness with the Trudeau government has been a source of controversy in recent months. In November, the prime ...

Mentioned by The Ukrainian Weekly (press release) Canada provides $1.45 M in funding for Holodomor awareness project At the press conference announcing a Canadian government grant for a Holodomor awareness project (from left) are: Member of Parliament Borys Wrzesnewskyj; Roma Dzerowicz, executive director, Holodomor National Awareness Tour; MP Arif Virani ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The State of Canadian Museums Thank you, Madam Chair. Mr. Kim, I'm going to address most of my questions to you. My riding is Parkdale—High Park. That's in a sort of ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider Parliamentary Secretary Virani Announces $1.4 Million in Funding for the Holodomor National Awareness Tour TORONTO, Feb. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, Arif Virani, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage (Multiculturalism) and Member of Parliament (Parkdale–High Park), announced that the Government of Canada is providing more than $1.4 ...