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Liberal MP for Nepean (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #400 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to #Nepean boy Hon John Baird @Baird on being awarded Republic of Poland’s Commander’s Cross of the… https://t.co/H37b7Gsvbh

Three days ago

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Posted on Twitter Good meeting with @MitacsCanada reps Gail Bowkett, Board member Philippe Gervais and very knowledgeable Joannie Des… https://t.co/0zPcNpJJVL

Posted on Twitter I joined @justintrudeau, @cathmckenna, and @JimWatsonOttawa in greeting the Grey Cup’s arrival at Parliament Hill t… https://t.co/E7ebooNoaG

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Happy to have RCMP speaking on fraud prevention for seniors at my townhall this afternoon. Thank you to… https://t.co/7VO1Heb4Wi

Posted on Twitter Reminder: I am hosting a town hall tomorrow 1-3pm at 424 Chapman Mills Dr, for Seniors. Learn how to protect yourse… https://t.co/piZ9RPg3Qy

Posted on Twitter Speaking to students this morning of @SRB_news on being a global citizen and human rights! Thank… https://t.co/dWb0CLVgtP

Two weeks 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 ...

Three weeks ago

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 in the House on Religious Freedom Mr. Speaker, I rise today to talk about Bill 62, which was recently passed in the Quebec legislature. We know that diversity is one of our ...

Spoke in the House on Transportation Modernization Act Madam Speaker, why can my hon. colleague not support the excellent measures proposed in the bill? The bill would allow foreign vessels to reposition their containers ...

A month ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 2, Detecting and Preventing Fraud in the Citizenship Program, of the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Ms. Morgan, let me start with the good piece of news that during the last two years, the efficiency of your department ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Public Accounts of Canada 2017 Talking of contingent liabilities, the Department of Finance has issued insurance programs managed by the government—$258 billion. It's on page 11.41 of volume I. What is ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 1, Management of Fraud Risk, of the Spring 2017 Reports of ... Mr. Chair, I represent the riding of Nepean, in Ottawa. I keep hearing a lot of complaints on the three practices that apparently Treasury Board has ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Situation in Myanmar Madam Speaker, Canada is gravely concerned by the continuing crisis in Myanmar and its impact on neighbouring Bangladesh. Since the August 25 attacks by domestic militants ...

Spoke in the House on Artists of Stonebridge Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize an organization in my riding that encourages creativity. Artists of Stonebridge is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increased awareness, ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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