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  • His favourite word is deputy.

Liberal MP for Nepean (Ontario)

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

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Thank you, #Nepean, for putting your trust in me and our team and for having faith in us to move this country in th… https://t.co/HlrN5LNSNj

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Posted on Twitter Vote now! We have a vibrant democracy and for it to continue function effectively, we need the continued engagement… https://t.co/rMFneZIAco

Posted on Twitter Canvassing with inspiring Sophie Grégoire Trudeau was a great way to end an exciting campaign with my hard working… https://t.co/XnF8c9jxAU

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter At Labour Day parade with @JimWatsonOttawa @JohnFraserOS @2waheedkhan @ECPIPSC #ChooseForward https://t.co/nLa4oTBQNm

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, this government has made unprecedented investments in giving more Canadians a place to call home. This week, we unveiled details about the new first-time ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Voted No on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Voted Yes on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

Spoke in the House on Accomplishments in Nepean Madam Speaker, I wish to recognize Rabbi Howard Finkelstein, who was with Beit Tikvah synagogue in Nepean for last 28 years. I wish Rabbi Howard and ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Main Estimates 2019-20: Vote 1 under Office of the Auditor General and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Since this is the last public hearing, I would like to place on the record my sincere appreciation of Mr. David Christopherson ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 2, Processing of Asylum Claims, of the 2019 Spring Reports of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Ms. MacDonald, you mentioned certain very important things—that the world is now witnessing unprecedented levels of migration, that 258 million people are ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I would like to present a petition signed by 5,000 parents. It calls for a national autism and special needs strategy in the presence ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Madam Speaker, the jobs report released today shows the biggest one-month gain since 1976. Canadians created over 106,000 jobs, mostly full-time jobs. Wage growth has also ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on 2019 Spring Reports of the Auditor General of Canada My next question is about the special examination of the BDC. I wish I had known that you were going to examine BDC. Maybe I would ...

Spoke in the House on Sinhalese Heritage Day Mr. Speaker, I was pleased to host the first very successful Sinhalese Heritage Day on Parliament Hill on April 27 with about 500 Sinhalese Canadians. I ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 2, Conserving Federal Heritage Properties, of the 2018 Fall Reports of ... Deputy Minister, is there a need to revise the Treasury Board policy on management of real properties under which you have to look at all the ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Special Examination Report - Report of the Joint Auditors to the Board ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Actually, I tend to agree with my colleague, Mr. Christopherson, but here I have to disagree. I am really concerned with this ...

Spoke in the House on Civic Leaders Mr. Speaker, I regularly visit the beautiful Jami Omar Mosque in Bells Corners in my riding of Nepean. One of the key persons of the mosque ...

Spoke in the House on Muslim Community Mr. Speaker, after the recent terrorist attack which killed 50 Muslims praying in a mosque in New Zealand, the Prime Minister, to show solidarity with Muslim ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I would like to present a petition given to me by Sathya Sai School, which organized the first Walk for Values in Toronto 16 ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 4, Physical Security at Canada’s Missions Abroad—Global Affairs Canada, of the ... Before coming to this particular part of the report, I would like to go back to the situation in Cuba. I understand that there are many ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 6, Community Supervision—Correctional Service Canada, of the 2018 Fall Reports of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Commissioner Kelly, welcome back. You rightly pointed out that it is important to note that offender rehabilitation does not end once they're ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 5, Inappropriate Sexual Behaviour—Canadian Armed Forces, of the 2018 Fall Reports ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Chair, when you asked my colleague Mr. Massé to ask his questions, he appeared a bit unprepared. We have to excuse ...

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)