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Liberal MP for Nepean (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #977 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Voted Yes on Vote #976 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to Dr. Donna Strickland on receiving the Nobel Prize for her contributions to optical physics. Dr.… https://t.co/oRybfb3d2i

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter It was an honour to lay a wreath this commemorating the 77th Anniversary of the Battle for Hong Kong, at the H.K. V… https://t.co/7DOPMnYQ7x

This week

Posted on Twitter It was an honour to attend the Hon. @KirstyDuncanMP 's announcement on the launch of a major new fund to support in… https://t.co/q33I2Wr8MA

Posted on Twitter Great morning meeting #Nepean students, teachers and parents from Mary Honeywell Elementary School, at #Parliament… https://t.co/oKS6wWQSie

Posted on Twitter I had a great time welcoming the grade 5 students from @PATocsb in #Nepean to the Centre Block of Parliament. It wa… https://t.co/5Eq8JACoHh

Posted on Twitter It was wonderful to celebrate Hanukkah last night with @RabbiMBlum and the rest of the Jewish community in Ottawa,… https://t.co/oHB5WNmIgq

Voted No on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Voted Yes on Vote #973 18th Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

A week ago

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on 2018 Fall Reports of the Auditor General of Canada Okay. I'll go to paragraph 7.91 and your recommendation that: The Canada Revenue Agency should enhance its performance indicators so that it can fully measure and ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 1, Building and Implementing the Phoenix Pay System, of the 2018 ... Okay, that's fine. When we started three years ago, I think you came here. We were quite concerned at that time with the way things were ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Public Accounts of Canada 2018 Okay. You can always come back to us on that. Thank you. The next is table 11.6, page 354 of volume 1. Under Finance, it says,“Mortgage ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 6, Employment Training for Indigenous People—Employment and Social Development Canada, of ... When we started this off, I did request the chair to consider halting this meeting so we could get the deputy minister who was in charge ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Madam Speaker, with November 1 around the corner, parliamentarians and Canadians will be waiting for the immigration levels plan. This past year, our minister announced an ...

Spoke in the House on Filipino Heritage Month Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak to Motion No. 155, moved by my good friend, the member for Scarborough Centre. This motion ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 5, Socio-economic Gaps on First Nations Reserves—Indigenous Services Canada, of the ... Maybe later on we would like to have your input on that. Mr. Chair, my next question will be for Mr. Tremblay. Mr. Tremblay, we hear ...

Spoke in the House on National British Home Child Day Mr. Speaker, between 1869 and the late 1930s, over 100,000 child migrants were sent to Canada from the British Isles. Motivated by social and economic forces, ...

Spoke in the House on Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, Canada is a trading nation. Our prosperity continues to be dependent on the trade we have with other countries in the world. To ensure ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, knowing there are 10,000 people on the list for affordable housing in Ottawa, I am so glad we have taken steps to invest money ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Briefing on the Message of the Auditor General in the 2018 Spring ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. The public service has about 270,000 employees and several thousand executives. It is a massive organization, the biggest employer in Canada. Yes, ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 1, Building and Implementing the Phoenix Pay System, of the 2018 ... Suppose there's a project today that comes to your table and the executives come and say this project requests $274 million, but the budgeted amount is ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Briefing on the Message of the Auditor General in the 2018 Spring ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Chair, I have lived and worked in several countries. One thing I should say is we have one of the best ...

Spoke in the House on The Big Give Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize an Ottawa initiative called the Big Give, which was launched in 2009 by Kathy Blakely. Organized by churches, it ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, this week is Mental Health Week. According to the Mental Health Commission of Canada, more than 500,000 adults in Canada take time away from ...

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)