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Liberal MP for Nepean (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Thank you to Jewish Family Services #Ottawa for having me at their annual Diverse Seniors Picnic! It was great to m… https://t.co/ZaXXccGgC7

Posted on Twitter I had a wonderful time at the annual Greek Fest, celebrating #Hellenic culture and history here in #Ottawa. Thank y… https://t.co/MiARgR9I1w

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Why you should worry when Maxime Bernier loses his marbles over Canadian diversity https://t.co/0d596Q2mKL via @NatObserver

Posted on Twitter It was a pleasure to attend the grand-opening of @HuntingtonProps ‘s mall with @BarrhavenJan & the @BarrhavenBIA.… https://t.co/yTinz0Qrpl

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to the Nepean Housing Corp on 25 yrs in #Barrhaven! Your org. is a true pillar of the community. Th… https://t.co/W3rN1Jdr5w

Posted on Twitter Join me this Sunday August 19th for our second FREE Nepean Family Fun Day of the summer! You won’t want to miss out… https://t.co/nfQoAt4uM5

Two months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

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 at the Public Accounts committee on Report 7, Consular Services to Canadians Abroad—Global Affairs Canada, of the 2018 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank Mr. Shugart and his departmental officials for the excellent work they did yesterday. Yesterday, the Air Canada ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Spring 2018 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada Mr. Chair, we should make a note of the Auditor General's answer, that it is left to the committee to probe this further. When you look ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Special Examination Report - Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, of the Fall ... Sorry, Mr. Chair. Mr. Chair, once again through you, Mr. Sexton mentioned it's just guidance. However, those guidelines are brought forward after a great deal of ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Special Examination Report - National Capital Commission, of the Fall 2017 Reports ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Chair, many people would be surprised to know the large scope of operations the NCC manages. Many people in Ottawa are ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 6, Royal Military College of Canada—National Defence, of the Fall 2017 ... I'll tell you that among a lot of Canadians who are multilingual, but not including knowledge of both official languages, there's a strong feeling—not a feeling, ...

Spoke in the House on Hate Crimes Mr. Speaker, I rise today with a sad and heavy heart to speak about the hate crimes committed in Ottawa in the recent past. First, the ...

Spoke in the House on Somaliland Mr. Speaker, I rise today to bring awareness to Somaliland, an autonomous region of northwestern Somalia with nearly four million residents. In the recent Somaliland elections, ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Madam Speaker, I would like to ask my hon. colleague if he understands that the prosperity and standard of living Canadians enjoy today had earlier been ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, the temporary February job report showed that 283,000 jobs have been added to the Canadian economy compared to the previous 12 months. More importantly, ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, one union leader told me that for every dollar invested in a tax audit that focuses on the average taxpayer, the return is eight ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Haida, the most fighting ship in the Royal Canadian Navy, sank more enemy tonnage than any vessel in Canada's entire ...

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 ...

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 ...

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