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Liberal MP for Parkdale—High Park (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 47% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Wishing my dad Lutaf and my father in law Subhash a very happy Father's Day today. And all the best to all the dad… https://t.co/Z8Xx5oJf5I

This week

Voted No on Vote #148 Question of privilege

Voted No on Vote #149 Opposition Motion (Censure of the Minister of National Defence)

Voted Yes on Vote #150 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #151 Concurrence in estimates

Voted Yes on Vote #152 on Bill C-33

Posted on Twitter Great day to be outside talking to constituents about federal programs and supports! ☀️ Thanks to everyone who stop… https://t.co/vmC3ZhvOw9

Posted on Twitter Join me this upcoming Tuesday, June 22nd, for a Facebook Live Town Hall and Part 6 in a series of discussions on Co… https://t.co/m7q1doUbvS

Posted on Twitter Justice Jamal will be an outstanding addition to the Supreme Court of Canada, and an important addition to its dive… https://t.co/8OKrXuik9C

Posted on Twitter My team and I were out again yesterday for another community information booth! Thanks to all that stopped by to ha… https://t.co/CCMF1c5DiJ

Posted on Twitter June is Pride season here in Canada. This is a time to celebrate and recognize the LGBTQ2 community and reflect on… https://t.co/qGzPYovEqs

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Islamophobia Mr. Speaker, my wife and I have 2 boys, and like many racialized families, we try to teach our sons to be proud of their South ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, I thank the member opposite for his commitment to this issue and for contributing to this important discussion. I am happy to speak to ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Study of the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Thank you very much, Madam Chair. I'll just state on the record that I'm quite shaken, as I'm sure we all are, by the news that ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Study of the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Thank you very much, Ms. Illingworth. It's a pleasure to have you back at the committee. Your insights are invaluable, and I acknowledge the ceremony you ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, let me start by congratulating you on your 10-year anniversary in that chair as Deputy Speaker and your distinguished service as a parliamentarian in ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Residential Schools Mr. Speaker, in the orange shirt story, Phyllis Webstad writes about the abuse she endured as a Secwpemc girl at a residential school, denied the ability ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Kitchener—Conestoga. Pride Month starts tomorrow in my home province of Ontario, and I can ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, allow me to quote the Ethics Commissioner on this very issue. He stated, “Making donations to a political party, or to a particular riding, ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Madam Speaker, I would like to thank the member for Sydney—Victoria for his advocacy on this important issue. While we will never be able to fully ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Freedom of Conscience Act Madam Speaker, I rise today to speak to Bill C-268, the protection of freedom of conscience act. This bill proposes to create two new offences to ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Study of Elder Abuse Thank you, Madam Chair. First I want to thank all of the witnesses very much for their testimony. Thank you very much for being here. It's ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Study of Elder Abuse Thank you for that. I want to bring you into the conversation, Ms. Ferrier. This next question is about the nature of who needs to be ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Study of Elder Abuse Thank you very much, Madam Chair. I'll be splitting my time with Mr. Sarai, so I'll keep it fairly brief. I want to recognize, first of ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Study of Elder Abuse Thank you, Monsieur Lauzon. Very briefly, I agree with the problem that's been highlighted by Mr. Garrison that seniors in care have been failed during the ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Impact of COVID-19 on the Judicial System I have just a minute left here, but I'll confess to you that you asked for a conversation to take place, and conversations have already taken ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Main Estimates 2021-22: Vote 1 under Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, ... Thank you, Mr. Moore, for those comments and for your comments earlier when you were questioning Minister Lametti. I would just raise some purely procedural matters. ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Tibet Post International Canada announces 5.4 million in funding for education od Tibetan youth in India and Nepal Representative Ngodup Tsering Office of Tibet, DC, MP Sven Spengman, MP James Maloney, President Dr. Lobsang Sangay, MP Arif Virani and Sonam Lhadar, Representative of local Tibetan community at the Tibetan Canadian Culture Center in Toronto, ...

Mentioned by Socialist Project Trudeau Government Acknowledges Nazi Genocide Against Roma More then 50 people of all ages joined in Toronto August 2, 2018, in an international day of remembrance and recognition of the Romani Holocaust (Porajmos) in Europe. They heard Arif Virani, federal member of parliament for Toronto Parkdale-High Park, ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Andrew Scheer joins caucus members in condemning Bernier's 'identity politics' Before Scheer issued his statement, Liberal Ontario MP Arif Virani, the parliamentary secretary to the minister of heritage, also called for Bernier to be booted from the Conservative caucus and called out Scheer for failing to condemn Bernier's behaviour.

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Morning Brief: Mad Andrew and rare moose Bernier spent much of the week on Twitter warning that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's “extreme multiculturalism” will eventually “destroy” Canada. Liberal MP Arif Virani called on Scheer to just kick him to the caucus curb already. Pakistani-Canadian Sen.

Mentioned by SaultOnline.com Time to kick renegade Tory MP Maxime Bernier out of caucus, Liberal MP urges OTTAWA — A Liberal MP is urging Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer to kick Maxime Bernier out of caucus following a slew of what he calls “hateful attacks” on Twitter. Arif Virani, the parliamentary secretary to the minister of heritage, says in a ...

Mentioned by CTV News Time to kick maverick Tory MP Maxime Bernier out of caucus, Scheer urged Arif Virani, the parliamentary secretary to the minister of heritage, also called for Bernier's ouster Wednesday -- and called out Scheer for failing to condemn his caucus member's behaviour. "I urge you to remove Mr. Bernier from your caucus ...