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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 Bidding farewell to Caitlin Docherty, an amazing part of #TeamVirani for the last 3.5 years. Thank you for servi… https://t.co/DjnrqYlOYX

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter - Christopher Williams - @_RajDhir - Scot Wortley Please see the flyer above for more details about these amazing… https://t.co/gKf7xS5Qvr

Posted on Twitter This 3rd discussion will explore the issue of racialized communities and policing, including who gets charged + use… https://t.co/A6slW9p0qe

Posted on Twitter #ICYMI: this summer I am hosting Facebook Live discussions as part of my Inclusion Network Summer 2020 Talks series… https://t.co/XBJuiesiXz

Posted on Twitter So many #ParkHP are going above & during #COVID19. This week I highlight @CultureLinkTO as our COVID Community Cham… https://t.co/2yozd4JRym

Posted on Twitter Grateful to have appeared before the Special Committee on Canada-China Relations yesterday with Sikyong Dr.… https://t.co/jfW2L54R9R

Two months ago

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, I'm a brown-skinned Muslim refugee, but any of the barriers I have faced pale in comparison to those faced by black people. These last ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, during the COVID-19 pandemic I have been inspired by the courageous work of so many essential workers. I want to thank everyone on the ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-5 Sure. I had a question. First of all, thank you to all of the witnesses for their testimony, particularly Ms. Grover. Thank you for your candour ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Mandate of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Thank you, Minister. Just building on something, you were responding to something that Mr. Harris had asked you. In response to him earlier, you also said ...

Spoke in the House on Government Appointments Madam Speaker, I thank the member opposite for his contributions in the last Parliament in the justice committee and for raising this important issue this evening. ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I want to point out four matters and lower the tone a bit. We need to talk about facts as opposed to emotional arguments. ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with my colleague, the member for Kings—Hants. I am pleased to rise today to speak to Bill C-7. ...

Spoke in the House on Judges Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak this afternoon in support of Bill C-5, an act to amend the Judges Act and the Criminal Code of ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Committee Business, Election of Chair, and Election of Vice-Chairs I think what the clerk has raised makes sense, but I'm going to piggyback on a few things. One is that there's an old phrase in ...

Spoke in the House on Relations with Indigenous Peoples Madam Speaker, I am thankful for the opportunity to address the recent and ongoing protest in relation to the Coastal GasLink pipeline project and Wet'suwet'en first ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the member opposite's question underscores a very important point of the historic tragedy that has faced first nations kids in the country and the ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Madam Speaker, this is a very important issue. What we stand by and fully agree with is that compensation for first nations children must be forthcoming ...

Spoke in the House on Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act Madam Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Oakville North—Burlington. I rise today to speak to the important debate about Bill C-3, ...

Voted No on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Criminalization of Non-Disclosure of HIV Status and Online Hate I would also add that I, like Randy, have a staffer who handles this stuff, but now I'm concerned about her mental health as opposed to ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Online Hate Mr. Chair, I think what we're trying to do is ascertain and come to some solutions on a very important issue. I think driving at the ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Online Hate I'm going to go very quickly. You're all doing amazing work. Thank you. Thank you particularly, Mr. Galloway, for bringing a voice that we haven't heard ...

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 ...