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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 It was very encouraging to meet @UniqueUnitedOTT and the @ldh_business student behind the project! Great Work!… https://t.co/DDMPtLv0vK

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Had coffee with former #Nepean resident and a slimmer John @Baird who continues to work hard but outside #cdnpoli https://t.co/71BzEhk8n1

Posted on Twitter Canada Summer Jobs is hiring! Find out who’s hiring students in Nepean this summer here: https://t.co/8GEKthsk5y

Posted on Twitter On Vesak, Buddhists all over the world celebrate the life of Buddha. May we continue to be inspired by his message of happiness and hope!

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 weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @karenmccrimmon @gsmoore2 @DeniseAndreOCSB This is a great initiative @karenmccrimmon! I'm looking forward to picking up my copy!

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-36 Thank you, Mr. Chair. The number of advisers available to the chief statistician is quite huge. We have seven federal-provincial committees and 13 advisory committees. We ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 5, Canadian Armed Forces Recruitment and Retention—National Defence, of the Fall ... Okay. Mr. Forster, I'm glad you noted the statement by the minister and the chief of staff that diversity is strength. We in the government are ...

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Yesterday I had the honour of marking Israel's 69th independence day with @JimWatsonOttawa and others Happy Yom Ha'… https://t.co/KfhWLAs6D1

A month ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 7, Operating and Maintenance Support for Military Equipment—National Defence, of the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Forster, I'm glad that you mentioned the need for value for money, flexibility, and economic benefits to Canadians. The part on ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-36 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Minister, for coming here, and for bringing this excellent legislation that delivers on one of the campaign promises. One of ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-36 You mentioned that the number of members on advisory councils varied from eight in Ireland to about 40 in France. In addition to these advisory councils, ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-36 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thanks and welcome to all the distinguished guests who are here before the committee. Mr. Sheikh, a lot of Canadians applauded your ...

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 at the Public Accounts committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Office of the Auditor General, Report ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you, Mr. Ferguson. I think you're asking almost the same, $68.3 million this year. I know bilingualism is important, and ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-36 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Parker, it's nice to see you again. The last time we met was at the public accounts committee to discuss the ...

Three months ago

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 Windsor Star 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 Montreal Gazette 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 ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Madam Speaker, my constituents often tell me how important it is to have access to arts facilities in our communities. This allows families to take part ...

Spoke in the House on Muslim Canadians Madam Speaker, the recent killing of Muslims praying in the mosque in Quebec City is no accident. This is the direct result of the dog-whistle politics, ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to ask my hon. colleague a very simple question. Why does he oppose the word “Islamophobia”?

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Canadian Jewish News (blog) Bill would criminalize hate mischief at schools, JCCs Bill C-305, which was introduced by Liberal MP Chandra Arya, also proposes to add gender identity and sexual orientation to the Criminal Code's section on mischief crimes. Section 430 (4.1) of the Code, which deals with “Mischief relating to religious ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Liberal MP hopes to close loophole in hate crime-related property damage Ottawa Liberal MP Chandra Arya is hoping to close a loophole in hate crime legislation with his private members bill, which would see damage to a wider array of properties be included in the legislation. By: Adam Kveton For Metro Published on Wed Nov ...

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