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Liberal MP for Nepean (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 52% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Thank you @GDMS for having me at your annual employee appreciation event. Great to see so many Nepean residents wor… https://t.co/a4fjFgwuSY

Three days ago

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Liberal MP welcomes debate with Scheer over Khadr settlement Liberal MP Chandra Arya says he welcomes Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer's suggestion to debate the Liberal government's settlement with Omar Khadr. Arya acknowledged that “it's not just the Conservatives” who are against the reported $10.5 ...

This week

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) MPs plan Senate offensive to get private members' bills through There are eight MPs' private members' bills in the Senate. Five of them are Liberal bills, and the other three are from Conservatives. Conservative MP Todd Doherty, left, and Liberal MPs Chandra Arya, Colin Fraser, and Mark Gerretsen are among the MPs ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) MPs plan Senate offensive to get private members' bills through Conservative MP Todd Doherty, left, and Liberal MPs Chandra Arya, Colin Fraser, and Mark Gerretsen are among the MPs hoping to see their bills pass the Senate. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright, and courtesy of Chandra Arya and Mark ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Great to see @JimWatsonOttawa at Barrhaven Canada, he was even kind enough to bring the sun! #Canada150 #CanadaProud https://t.co/ZaubvOyh8u

Posted on Twitter The crowd at Canada Day in Barrhaven is growing and the bands are taking the stage. Happy Canada Day! #Canada150… https://t.co/Ln3zX7uO6L

Posted on Twitter The rain can't dampen our Canada Day spirit, with @KeithEgli at the Manordale-Woodvale Pncake Breakfast! #Canada150… https://t.co/Ap4GgRi0sD

Posted on Twitter Happy Canada Day! Wishing everyone in Nepean a wonderful day of celebration with family and friends for #Canada150… https://t.co/vaJ8GlYJaj

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Thanks again to @AnneMarieAMK @BenMulroney and the entire team @YourMorning for having me on to talk about life on… https://t.co/fnwsGdxeVy

A month ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke at the Industry committee on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Jeff, we have heard that small technology companies especially have problems in negotiating simultaneously with two or three different universities. They each have their own rules ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Dixon, you mentioned about how good Israel is, etc., but there are also other issues. The difference is the Israeli defence ...

Spoke in the House on Volunteerism Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize a large group of volunteers that donated its time and energy for a good cause in my riding of ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Thank you, Mr. Chair. Hello, Ritch. It's nice seeing you again. Of course, as a former board member of Invest Ottawa, I know that Invest Ottawa ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Thank you. You mentioned that Canadian institutions spend 28% more than institutions in the U.S. on inventions and 42% more per patent than in the U.S. ...

Spoke in the House on Barrhaven Food Cupboard Mr. Speaker, I rise today to acknowledge the hard work of the Barrhaven Food Cupboard, which has been an important community group in my riding of ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer and Canada - United States Cooperation in ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Geist, you rightly mentioned that they pride themselves as the knowledge transfer...not the technology transfer. In your opening remarks, I thought ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Public Accounts of Canada 2016 and Report 4, Mental Health Support for ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would love to have seen the Auditor General comments on the other two areas he did audit: early detection and intervention, ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 3, Preventing Corruption in Immigration and Border Services, of the Spring ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Immigration is, of course, our biggest workload, not only for me, but I think also for the majority of members of Parliament. ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, global economies are focusing increasingly on new markets and innovative industries, and now is the time to invest in Canadians. In many sectors, we ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Votes 1 and 5 under Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Minister and deputy. Minister, I would like to ask a question on commercialization, especially the technologies that have been developed ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, the Ontario Chamber of Commerce, in the recent Ontario economic outlook report that was published in February, pointed out that the major concern for ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Thank you, Mr. Speaker. The Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights has proposed amendments which I humbly accept. It is my understanding that the government ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Battle of Vimy Ridge Mr. Speaker, as we near the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, I would like to acknowledge the contribution of a wonderful group right ...

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Mr. Speaker, I am delighted to rise in debate today at second reading of Bill C-23, the preclearance act, 2016. One of our government's top priorities ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca The race to the political bottom It turns out, the surprise winner in the race to the political bottom is Liberal MP named Chandra Arya. In the midst of the debate about motion 103, the Nepean MP chose to go down to the Marianas trench of political poison. “The recent killings of ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, our government's economic policies are working and we are delivering jobs to the middle class and those working hard to join it. According to ...

Mentioned by National Post Liberal MP says Quebec mosque shooting was 'direct result' of Tory, PQ policies OTTAWA – A Liberal MP Friday said the Quebec mosque murders were a “direct result” of the kinds of policies “championed” in recent elections by the federal Conservative party and the provincial Parti Quebecois. Chandra Arya's accusation, made Friday in ...

Mentioned by National Post Liberal MP says Quebec mosque shooting was 'direct result' of Tory, PQ policies OTTAWA – A Liberal MP Friday said the Quebec mosque murders were a “direct result” of the kinds of policies “championed” in recent elections by the federal Conservative party and the provincial Parti Quebecois. Chandra Arya's accusation, made Friday in ...

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