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Liberal MP for Nepean (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Canada continues to make great progress in vaccinating our population and is leading G7 and G20 countries. 72% of C… https://t.co/L4QAhUU8R1

This week

Posted on Twitter “For all of us & for our continued Canadian way of living together, please join us in the vaccination effort. Pleas… https://t.co/EyrJihzgXw

Posted on Twitter People who once rejected the vaccine or simply waited too long are now grappling with the consequences, often in ra… https://t.co/I0P0j14U0M

A week ago

Posted on Twitter CBC Jul 13: Last three months, 96% to 99% who were infected with COVID-19 were unvaccinated Globe & Mail Jul 17: In… https://t.co/v9tdpYHTFm

Posted on Twitter We are doing well compared to all G7 and G20 countries in vaccinating our population but there is an alarming rise… https://t.co/fxVX3YqNpO

Posted on Twitter In France 94% of in­fec­tions be­tween Jun 28 and Jul 4 were among peo­ple not fully vac­ci­nated. European countr… https://t.co/uug3WqQq1I

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. The subamendment proposed by my colleague is very relevant, because the main motion was on the management of the constituency offices. The ...

A month ago

Voted No on Vote #182 on Bill C-269 Amend the Fisheries Act (prohibition — deposit of raw sewage)

Voted Yes on Vote #183 Fifth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Voted No on Vote #184 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted Yes on Vote #185 on Bill C-30 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other ...

Voted Yes on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, the hidden disability community in Canada is growing and there is a need for a hidden disability symbol as it can act as a ...

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Madam Speaker, Al-Aqsa Mosque in the Old City of Jerusalem is the third-holiest site in Islam. My wife and I visited Al-Aqsa Mosque when we travelled ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-216 Thank you, Madam Chair. Whenever the issue of supply management comes up, I think of poor Canadian families. Milk is so expensive that many poor Canadian ...

Spoke in the House on Attack in London, Ontario Mr. Speaker, I am horrified by the terrorist attack in London, Ontario, in which a Muslim family was targeted and killed by an act of hate. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, I am presenting two petitions. The first petition is from independent travel advisers. They seek an extension for travel advisers of the CRB for ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, on behalf of thousands of Canadians, it is my honour to present this petition initiated by David Palmer. The Canadian Volunteer Service Medal recognized ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada’s International Trade and Investment Policy: Selected Considerations Concerning COVID-19 Vaccines and ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Ambassador de Boer, thank you for coming back, and thank you so much for your own and your team's work on this ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada’s Exports of Environmental and Clean Technology Goods and Services Okay. Madam Chair, please give me that extra few seconds. Batteries are also making a tremendous change in energy storage, which will make clean tech—solar and ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada’s Exports of Environmental and Clean Technology Goods and Services Thank you, Madam Chair. Mr. Subramaniam, as a former board member of Invest Ottawa, I agree that companies need a lot of support for scaling up. ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada’s Exports of Environmental and Clean Technology Goods and Services Thank you, Madam Chair. The trillion-dollar transportation sector is going towards battery-operated electric vehicles. I'm so glad Mr. Trent Mell is here. The cost of batteries ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1 Madam Speaker, I would like to speak on the investments made in this budget for artificial intelligence, quantum technology, photonics and genomics. More importantly, I would ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada’s Exports of Environmental and Clean Technology Goods and Services Thank you, Madam Chair. My question will be for Mr. Daniel Breton. Mr. Breton, what you have talked about, the national security issue, is so important. ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Canada’s International Trade after COVID-19: Changes, Federal Supports for Exporters and Trade ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Ambassador de Boer, I'm glad to hear your statement. There are a lot of rumours that Canada is opposing the TRIPS waiver ...

Spoke in the House on For Our Kids Madam Speaker, I recently had the great privilege of meeting with members of For Our Kids, including Ms. Emily Gray, Dr. Tonja Stothart and Dr. Sarah ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on India Madam Speaker, on behalf of all Canadians, I would like to thank India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi for providing two million AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine doses. ...

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)