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Liberal MP for Nepean (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

This week

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-25 This is a housekeeping amendment. I move that Bill C-25 in clause 108 be amended by replacing line 28 on page 34 with the following: Order ...

Posted on Twitter Took time this afternoon to canvass #OttawaVanier in support of my friend and #TeamTrudeau candidate @MonaFortier.… https://t.co/8vw7D4MNnd

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Capital region's jobless rate tumbles to 5.3%, lowest in 6 years via @OttawaCitizen https://t.co/OWQQvzUSWX

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-25 Thank you, Mr. Chair. As you may recall, I was quite insistent that direction be given on the word “diversity” as used in the bill. Many ...

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Mr. Speaker, I am delighted to rise in debate today at second reading of Bill C-23, the preclearance act, 2016. One of our government's top priorities ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Macleans.ca The race to the political bottom It turns out, the surprise winner in the race to the political bottom is Liberal MP named Chandra Arya. In the midst of the debate about motion 103, the Nepean MP chose to go down to the Marianas trench of political poison. “The recent killings of ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, our government's economic policies are working and we are delivering jobs to the middle class and those working hard to join it. According to ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-25 Then what is the point of having a limited liability company? Let's say I have a limited liability company. In one company I make...and in the ...

Mentioned by Windsor Star Liberal MP says Quebec mosque shooting was 'direct result' of Tory, PQ policies OTTAWA – A Liberal MP Friday said the Quebec mosque murders were a “direct result” of the kinds of policies “championed” in recent elections by the federal Conservative party and the provincial Parti Quebecois. Chandra Arya's accusation, made Friday in ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette Liberal MP says Quebec mosque shooting was 'direct result' of Tory, PQ policies OTTAWA – A Liberal MP Friday said the Quebec mosque murders were a “direct result” of the kinds of policies “championed” in recent elections by the federal Conservative party and the provincial Parti Quebecois. Chandra Arya's accusation, made Friday in ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Madam Speaker, my constituents often tell me how important it is to have access to arts facilities in our communities. This allows families to take part ...

Spoke in the House on Muslim Canadians Madam Speaker, the recent killing of Muslims praying in the mosque in Quebec City is no accident. This is the direct result of the dog-whistle politics, ...

Mentioned by National Post Liberal MP says Quebec mosque shooting was 'direct result' of Tory, PQ policies OTTAWA – A Liberal MP Friday said the Quebec mosque murders were a “direct result” of the kinds of policies “championed” in recent elections by the federal Conservative party and the provincial Parti Quebecois. Chandra Arya's accusation, made Friday in ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-305 Thank you, Mr. Chair, and members of the committee. It is a pleasure to be here with you to speak on Bill C-305. Thank you all ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-25 Thank you. Tanya, the last question is to you. Do you think that the number of women on boards should be increased? We all agree with ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to ask my hon. colleague a very simple question. Why does he oppose the word “Islamophobia”?

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 3, Preparing Indigenous Offenders for Release, of the Fall 2016 Reports ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Madam Chair, I would like to place on record my anguish that the deputy minister is not here. According to my knowledge, ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-25 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Minister, for coming here. You quoted something involving the low percentage of women on corporate boards. I have something else ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-25 I'm glad you mentioned employment equity legislation, because here we are not just focusing on the board level but we're also focusing on the senior management ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise once again to speak to Bill C-305. I do so with a very heavy heart in light of ...

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter Trade balance is also in surplus, first time since Sep 2014. #Barrhaven (2 of 2)

Posted on Twitter Canada's economy blew past expectations and created 54,000 jobs, the best since 2012! (1 of 2) https://t.co/TjId3o6vPA

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Innovation Mr. Speaker, in Ottawa's knowledge-based sector, we have over 1,700 technology companies with over 68,000 employees. We have Invest Ottawa, the economic development agency of the ...

Posted on Twitter In wake of Barrhaven crash, feds to study event data recorders - equivalent to airliner’s “black box” – for buses https://t.co/sqMvDF4b5k

Spoke in the House on Transportation Mr. Speaker, safety in the transportation sector is a priority for my constituents of Nepean. Following the tragic collision between an OC Transpo bus and a ...

Mentioned by Canadian Jewish News (blog) Bill would criminalize hate mischief at schools, JCCs Bill C-305, which was introduced by Liberal MP Chandra Arya, also proposes to add gender identity and sexual orientation to the Criminal Code's section on mischief crimes. Section 430 (4.1) of the Code, which deals with “Mischief relating to religious ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Liberal MP hopes to close loophole in hate crime-related property damage Ottawa Liberal MP Chandra Arya is hoping to close a loophole in hate crime legislation with his private members bill, which would see damage to a wider array of properties be included in the legislation. By: Adam Kveton For Metro Published on Wed Nov ...

Posted on Twitter Great discussion with @nwtpremier Bob McLeod Premier of Northwest Territories at the Industry Committee https://t.co/f4drU1JrKs

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