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  • His favourite word is billion.

Liberal MP for Nepean (Ontario)

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

Today

Voted Yes on Vote #6 on Bill C-4 Relating to certain measures in response to COVID-19

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #2 Motion for closure

Voted No on Vote #3 Government Business No. 2 (Concurrence in the report of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissionner entitled “Peschisolido ...

Voted No on Vote #4 Government Business No. 1 (Proceedings on the bill entitled An Act relating to certain measures in response to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #5 Government Business No. 1 (Proceedings on the bill entitled An Act relating to certain measures in response to ...

This week

Posted on Twitter @johnefrancis @MP_Nepean_CO Yes, it is. Thanks for checking

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Occupied Palestinian Territories Madam Speaker, I would like to highlight an issue that many Canadians, including all Palestinian Canadians, are concerned with. Israel has said it is preparing to ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Impact of COVID-19 on Canadian Trade Relationships, Especially with United States and ... Thank you, Madam Chair. My question is for Mark and Mathew. Because of this pandemic, for the first time in the history of the world every ...

Posted on Twitter National Post: Explicit threat against Trudeau and an arsenal of loaded guns make Rideau Hall attack look like assa… https://t.co/IAo9LoeSw3

Posted on Twitter I wish everyone a very Happy Canada Day! https://t.co/inPaVRqQ0J

Posted on Twitter Welcome to Nepean! https://t.co/6XSBxVVoOu

More than three months ago

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Madam Chair, since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has seen dramatic changes. The global economy has slowed. People are staying home from work. ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm thankful to the many individuals and organizations in Ottawa that have worked very hard to combat this COVID-19 crisis. In particular, ...

Posted on Twitter Thanks to Taiwan @iingwen for donating 500,000 masks to @redcrosscanada and @GovCanHealth Seen here Mr. Winston Che… https://t.co/lachVjRGoy

Posted on Twitter @johnefrancis Two different issues. Agree to going after companies (and high net worth individuals) evading taxes w… https://t.co/CJdS74R0lK

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada’s efforts to reform the World Trade Organization Thank you, Madam Chair. My question is for Ms. Hembroff. I have heard some reports, although I don't know if they are factual, that the U.S. ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-4 Thank you, Madam Chair. Mr. Fay, I'm so glad you came here to talk about the data-driven economy. We had NAFTA for a long time. Now ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-4 Thank you, Madam Chair. Ms. Bull, I can certainly attest to your statement that the access to capital is one of the major barriers. Before joining ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-4 Thank you, Madam Chair. My question is for Ms. Greenwood. Ms. Greenwood, before this new NAFTA, we had the old NAFTA for decades, but the trade ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-4 I've been in industry. I know what it means when somebody says that the industry is going to be hit. I had a publication. We closed ...

Spoke in the House on Vietnamese Boat People Museum Mr. Speaker, I would like to offer my support to the proposed Vietnamese boat people museum project in Ottawa. The objectives are to present the historical ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, the member talked about the dairy industry. First, why should poor families in Canada have to pay higher prices for dairy for their children? ...

Spoke in the House on Nepean Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the residents of Nepean for electing me again to represent them in this Parliament. I promise to continue to ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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)