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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 This afternoon I had the opportunity to stop by my colleague @MPCelina’s office in #Whitby & meet with Whitby Mayor… https://t.co/tfsYLgVtQn

Posted on Twitter @theRMG’s Whose Home and Native Land exhibit includes art pieces by First Nations & Inuit artists & the gallery its… https://t.co/A0OqaxIqTy

Posted on Twitter Pleasure to meet with #CanadaSummerJobs students & the team at @theRMG! Extremely powerful exhibit Whose Home and N… https://t.co/aSOmdOvGjG

Posted on Twitter Extending my best wishes to everyone of Pakistani heritage in #ParkHP & across Canada celebrating Pakistan's 72nd I… https://t.co/uuhtdvFsHF

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Pleasure to meet with @WaschukCanUA Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine, and #ParkHP constituent Taras today in my commu… https://t.co/W5iXUAWtK0

Posted on Twitter Alors oui, M. Bernier, nous allons continuer de promouvoir la liberté de nos concitoyens, parce que nous savons que… https://t.co/89wBSAGo6I

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by CanIndia News New funding for community support, multiculturalism and anti-racism programs in Brampton Ruby Sahota, MP for Brampton North and Arif Virani, MP for Parkdale-High Park and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage, provided information to community leaders and organizations about three new funding streams that will ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by InsideHalton.com Parliamentary Secretary for Canadian Heritage/Multiculturalism visits Halton Centre Parliamentary Secretary for Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism Arif Virani joined Oakville North-Burlington MP Pam Damoff in seeing how the Halton community is welcoming newcomers to the area. The duo took a tour of the Halton Multicultural Centre ...

Mentioned by theifp.ca PHOTO: Halton Hills Cultural Centre receives visit from Department of Canadian Heritage This week, the Halton Hills Cultural Centre was visited by Arif Virani, the parliamentary secretary to the minister of heritage (multiculturalism) and member of Parliament for Parkdale-High Park. On July 18, Virani received an informative tour of the ...

Two months 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

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 ...

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 ...

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 months 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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...