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Liberal MP for Nepean (Ontario)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter @SalmaZahid15 Praying for you

Posted on Twitter At Dalal Street - the India’s Bay Street - the heart of Indian corporate world. Lots of potential for two way trade… https://t.co/HrZrnbXjsb

Posted on Twitter At the Canada-India Mumbai Business Forum with our PM @JustinTrudeau Very fruitful day with PM meeting top Indian b… https://t.co/eDONzSgO9j

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Great start to India visit by Prime Minister @JustinTrudeau Looking forward to trade and cultural related meetings… https://t.co/KqbV1miSF4

Posted on Twitter Happy Lunar New Year! May this year of the Dog bring you and your families much joy, love and prosperity. https://t.co/y5c4LRP75Y

Posted on Twitter Cheer on our Team Canada athletes competing in Pyeongchang and celebrate National Flag day by taking part in the… https://t.co/rBhuoh4A96

Voted No on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted Yes on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted No on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

Voted No on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted Yes on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, one union leader told me that for every dollar invested in a tax audit that focuses on the average taxpayer, the return is eight ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Haida, the most fighting ship in the Royal Canadian Navy, sank more enemy tonnage than any vessel in Canada's entire ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, today the job numbers are out. The Canadian economy created 80,000 jobs, bringing down the unemployment rate to 5.9%, the lowest since February 2008. ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 2, Call Centres—Canada Revenue Agency, of the Fall 2017 Reports of ... I don't understand one thing. The CRA has been around for a very long time. The taxpayers are finding this difficult on a daily basis. We ...

Spoke in the House on International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People Mr. Speaker, today is the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. The date of November 29 was chosen by the United Nations in 1977 ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 1, Phoenix Pay Problems, of the Fall 2017 Reports of the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I know personally that there are very talented public service employees in my riding of Nepean, in Ottawa-Gatineau, and elsewhere in Canada. ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Fall 2017 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada One of the underlying things I see through all of this process is the role of outside consultants. Some consultant goes to a minister to sell ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague for mentioning it is a program, and not just a law. During the previous administration, 10 years of doing ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 2, Custom Duties, of the Spring 2017 Reports of the Auditor ... Mr. Chair, I have so many things to ask, I don't know where to start. Let me start with the Auditor General's note that despite “known ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Madam Speaker, I would like to know if the member realizes that doing nothing is not an option anymore? Cannabis has been banned up to this ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 4, Mental Health Support for Members — Royal Canadian Mounted Police, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. We have witnessed that there is still not full understanding of the powers and privileges of the standing committees of Parliament with ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Madam Speaker, the hon. member talked about the debt, and I will come back to that a bit later. We have made significant investments in the ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Briefing on the Committee’s power to summon persons, papers and records and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thanks for the good audit, but I do see a bit of weakness in there. You didn't answer the question when asked ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Madam Speaker, I listened to my learned friend from the other side, and there were some inaccuracies in what he said. He mentioned that the Conservatives ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 5, Temporary Foreign Worker Program, of the Spring 2017 Reports of ... I am happy to hear that, because for a small business like a restaurant, where a husband and wife, the owners, work along with the temporary ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 4, Mental Health Support for Members — Royal Canadian Mounted Police, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. The Auditor General mentioned that the board of trustees did not receive the information needed to monitor compliance with the laws. From ...

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 ...

Mentioned by www.ottawacommunitynews.com/ Chapman Mills conservation boardwalk gets upgrade “The Chapman Mills Conservation Area project is a great example of what the Canada 150 community infrastructure program is all about,” said local MP Chandra Arya. “Supporting improvements to the places where families go to spend quality time together ...

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 ...

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 ...

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