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  • His favourite word is exports.

Liberal MP for Nepean (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 46% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Canada Labour Code Mr. Speaker, it is a privilege for me to have the opportunity to participate in this debate. This is my sixth year as the member of ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Well written. Hmm “The people of Canada will confront present and future challenges by building on the past, not je… https://t.co/zfwXC86Co9

Posted on Twitter Canadian economy adds 303,000 jobs in March. Unemployment rate falls to 7.5% (from 8.2% in February). Ottawa unemp… https://t.co/P64w6pKumG

Posted on Twitter Canada hit a new milestone yesterday with more than 7 million vaccines administered to Canadians and more than 10.5… https://t.co/sn7SmktkgI

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Pleased to announce federal gov funding over $100K for @TrendArlington Wood Pavilion using lumber milled from the f… https://t.co/NNqkiIDFg3

Posted on Twitter As of yesterday, we have delivered 10 million #COVID19 vaccine doses across Canada! Over 4 million has been delive… https://t.co/zJvlDKydSy

Posted on Twitter I wish everyone celebrating, a Happy & Blessed Easter. https://t.co/w68pLVcjd5

Two weeks ago

Voted No on Vote #79 Opposition Motion (Instructions to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics and to the Standing ...

Voted No on Vote #80 Opposition Motion (Instructions to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics and to the Standing ...

Voted Yes on Vote #81 Concurrence in Supplementary Estimates (C), 2020-21

Voted Yes on Vote #82 on Bill C-26

Voted Yes on Vote #83 on Bill C-26

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Investor-State Dispute Settlement Mechanisms: Selected Impacts Thank you, Madam Chair. Mr. Mark Warner, thanks a lot for bringing up the history of these mechanisms and emphasizing the importance of these mechanisms in ...

A month ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Reform of the World Trade Organization Thank you, Madam Chair. This is a good motion, a very important one, on clean energy, but I see that it lacks one critical thing. In ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-18 Since the birth of our country, we've had a very strong relationship with the U.K. I think this is the longest-standing partnership, relationship, that we've all ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-18 The bilateral trade agreements are good for any Canadian exporter exporting to that particular country or for any Canadian importer importing from that particular country; however, ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you, Madam Chair. The minister has left, but I wanted to thank her and her colleagues for the excellent work that the government is doing ...

Spoke in the House on Poland Mr. Speaker, February 10 marks the 81st anniversary of the first mass deportation of Polish citizens to Siberia and the Soviet Union during World War II. ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Trade Between Canada and the United Kingdom: A Potential Transitional Trade Agreement Thank you, Madam Chair. Minister, welcome to the committee again. I would like to ask you about manufactured products exported to the U.K. and Europe. Before ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Trade Between Canada and the United Kingdom: A Potential Transitional Trade Agreement Thank you, Madam Chair. My question is for Mr. Poirier of Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters. In my life, Madam Chair, I have owned and managed my ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Trade Between Canada and the United Kingdom: A Potential Transitional Trade Agreement Thank you. My next question is for Ms. Citeau of CAFTA. You mentioned the non-tariff barriers and subsidies as an issue for Canadian exporters to the ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship Act Madam Speaker, in my opinion, the bill is short-sighted. Any language, culture or heritage can prosper, grow and progress only through promotion, not through imposition. In ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I would like to share my time with the member for Spadina—Fort York. The NDP motion to tax 1% on wealth over $20 million ...

Spoke in the House on Hindu Heritage Day Madam Speaker, I am pleased to state that I hosted the third annual Hindu Heritage Day on Parliament Hill, virtually, last Saturday. Hindu Heritage Day on ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I would like to present a petition on behalf of Belarusian Canadians on the recent rigged elections. The petitioners call for the dictator, Lukashenko, ...

Spoke in the House on Belarus Mr. Speaker, on behalf of all Canadians, including Belarusian Canadians, I thank our government for condemning the fraudulent elections in Belarus and for imposing tough sanctions. ...

Spoke in the House on Occupied Palestinian Territories Madam Speaker, I would like to highlight an issue that many Canadians, including all Palestinian Canadians, are concerned with. Israel has said it is preparing to ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Federal support for study to combat online hate speech and radicalization Today, Chandra Arya, Member of Parliament for Nepean, on behalf of the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced $107,146 over two years from the Community Resilience Fund to support MediaSmarts ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider Federal support for study to combat online hate speech and radicalization Today, Chandra Arya, Member of Parliament for Nepean, on behalf of the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced $107,146 over two years from the Community Resilience Fund to support MediaSmarts ...

Mentioned by Anglican Journal 100-year-old Anglican priest receives Canada 150 medal Liberal MP Chandra Arya was on hand at the reception to congratulate Cowan and pin the medal on him as dozens of parishioners, guests and two of Cowan's sons looked on. The medal is given to Canadians whose generosity, dedication, volunteerism and ...

Mentioned by Anglican Journal 100-year-old Anglican priest receives Canada 150 medal Liberal MP Chandra Arya (right) presents a Canada 150th Anniversary Medal to Canon Ken Cowan at Christ Church Bells Corners in Ottawa. Photo: Art Babych. Having reached the age of 100, Canon Ken Cowan is ready to go to the next level. His 101st ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Liberal, NDP MPs resign from Canada-Myanmar Parliamentary Friendship Group after chair notifies members about ... First-term Liberal MP Chandra Arya (Nepean, Ont.), and five-term NDP MP David Christopherson (Hamilton Centre, Ont.) told The Hill Times they resigned after Mr. Stanton (Simcoe North, Ont.) sent the email to all 16 Parliamentarians in the friendship ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Liberal, NDP MPs resign from Canada-Myanmar Parliamentary Friendship Group after chair notifies members about ... First-term Liberal MP Chandra Arya (Nepean, Ont.), and five-term NDP MP David Christopherson (Hamilton Centre, Ont.) told The Hill Times they resigned after Mr. Stanton (Simcoe North, Ont.) sent the email to all 16 Parliamentarians in the friendship ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-305 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (mischief)