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Liberal MP for Nepean (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Yesterday in the House of Commons I made a statement on terrible hate crimes recently committed in Ottawa. Click th… https://t.co/QKfPfTRz7e

Three days ago

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

Posted on Twitter I was honoured to participate in the official opening of the beautiful Jami Omar Masjid. Thank you to all the devot… https://t.co/o0I7LFOl7h

This week

Posted on Twitter It’s National Volunteer week! I want to extend my thanks to those who selflessly dedicate their time to the betterm… https://t.co/RBsVTJ7i0c

Voted Yes on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Stop by the SNMC Mosque today, and visit us at the 3rd annual Mother’s Day Expo! #nepean https://t.co/uwLjoeGzgL

Posted on Twitter Thank you for the opportunity to speak to all the inspiring volunteers at the @WOCRC_CRCOO volunteer appreciation b… https://t.co/4R94acFktt

Posted on Twitter Let us take time to reflect on the six million Jewish people who lost their lives during World War II. Today, and e… https://t.co/l4zEwAPF0S

Three weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

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, ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 4, Oral Health Programs for First Nations and Inuit—Health Canada, of ... Okay. I have a question for the Auditor General. I know you looked at these two programs. But in looking at this program in isolation, I ...

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, ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 1, Phoenix Pay Problems, of the Fall 2017 Reports of the ... Ms. Thomas, let me first commend RMC, which has excellent world-class knowledge and expertise in certain technologies. However, the Auditor General mentioned the cost of education ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, today the job numbers are out. The Canadian economy created 80,000 jobs, bringing down the unemployment rate to 5.9%, the lowest since February 2008. ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 2, Call Centres—Canada Revenue Agency, of the Fall 2017 Reports of ... I don't understand one thing. The CRA has been around for a very long time. The taxpayers are finding this difficult on a daily basis. We ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 1, Phoenix Pay Problems, of the Fall 2017 Reports of the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I know personally that there are very talented public service employees in my riding of Nepean, in Ottawa-Gatineau, and elsewhere in Canada. ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Fall 2017 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada One of the underlying things I see through all of this process is the role of outside consultants. Some consultant goes to a minister to sell ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 2, Custom Duties, of the Spring 2017 Reports of the Auditor ... Mr. Chair, I have so many things to ask, I don't know where to start. Let me start with the Auditor General's note that despite “known ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 4, Mental Health Support for Members — Royal Canadian Mounted Police, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. We have witnessed that there is still not full understanding of the powers and privileges of the standing committees of Parliament with ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Briefing on the Committee’s power to summon persons, papers and records and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thanks for the good audit, but I do see a bit of weakness in there. You didn't answer the question when asked ...

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)