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Liberal MP for Scarborough—Rouge Park (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 60% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Scholars at Risk focuses on protecting the rights of persecuted #academics. I was delighted to join my colleagues a… https://t.co/uehi99dUpf

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #978 on Bill C-21 Amend the Customs

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Universal Declaration of Human Rights Mr. Speaker, world leaders came together 70 years ago today to sign the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and to enshrine it in international law. Canadians ...

Voted Yes on Vote #977 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Voted Yes on Vote #976 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Posted on Twitter Seventy years ago today, world leaders came together to sign the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and enshrine… https://t.co/bTbXRPbVP5

Posted on Twitter Deeply concerned by the @OntHumanRights report on racial profiling and policing. With Black residents in #Toronto… https://t.co/nKHcWy1biq

This week

Posted on Twitter Port Union is in the #Christmas Spirit! 🎄 https://t.co/9qFdSFHJ09

Posted on Twitter Umoja, Kujichagulia,  Ujima, Ujamaa, Nia,  Kuumba, Imani. These are the seven principles of #Kwanzaa . Thankful… https://t.co/sSGkmfK0Jv

Posted on Twitter Join Team Gary this morning from 9:30AM - 11:30AM at St. Mother Teresa Catholic Academy as we flip up some fun duri… https://t.co/68tgJ1vHl3

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Viola Desmond Mr. Speaker, this week, the Bank of Canada rolled out the new $10 banknote featuring Canadian civil rights icon Viola Desmond. Ms. Desmond was arrested and ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Sri Lanka Mr. Speaker, over the weekend, the Sri Lankan President appointed his predecessor, Mahinda Rajapaksa, as prime minister. The Rajapaksa family is accused of war crimes, crimes ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Autism Mr. Speaker, I congratulate SAAAC, the South Asian Autism Awareness Centre, located in Scarborough for its work in the past 10 years helping hundreds of young ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present a petition on behalf of Tamil Canadians and their allies in solidarity with the courageous efforts of protesting Tamil ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Impact of Irregular Crossing of Canada's Southern Border Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll be sharing some of my time with my colleague Greg Fergus. First of all, thank you to the panel for joining ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Impact of Irregular Crossing of Canada's Southern Border Yes, thank you. Thank you, Mr. Vaughan, for being here. I'm actually a bit stunned right now, Mr. Chair, by the tone of this conversation. My ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Impact of Irregular Crossing of Canada's Southern Border Thank you, Minister. If I may, Mr. Chair, perhaps you will indulge me here. My family came here 35 years ago this year, as a result ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you, Mr. Chair and colleagues. Of course, we're all delighted to be back here on this very warm day, because I think we missed each ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Immigration critics press Liberals on costs, plan for asylum seekers Liberal MP Gary Anandasangaree insisted the government has a handle on the problem, and has a comprehensive plan that has evolved to changing events. He accused the opposition of torquing the situation. "A lot of what we're hearing is based on a great ...

Spoke in the House on World Refugee Day Mr. Speaker, on this World Refugee Day, I rise to commemorate the strength, courage, and perseverance of the 22.5 million refugees presently around the world. Our ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve Thank you, Madam Chair, and thank you to the panel for joining us. I'm going to start with Loon River. I'm wondering if the chief could ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I would like to present a petition from the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, Ottawa Valley chapter, asking the federal government to recognize the ...

Spoke in the House on Ramadan Mr. Speaker, I rise today to mark Ramadan, the holy month of fasting and revelation for those of the Muslim faith. In my community, I had ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of the Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1, 5 and 10 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Minister, I first want to thank you and your colleagues. This will have been your third appearance in the last two weeks: ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Canadian High Arctic Research Station, Votes ... The minister is here to talk about the main estimates, Madam Chair, and I think the questions need to be directed with respect to the main ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Issue of Asylum Seekers Irregularly Entering Canada from the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. At the outset to both ministers, I'd like to thank you for your continued efforts in this and finding the appropriate balance ...

Mentioned by Tamil Guardian Tamils in Canada mark 9 years since Mullivaikkal massacres Other speakers included Toronto Mayor-John Tory, Ontario Minister Mitzie Hunter, City Councillor Neethan Shan and Member of Parliament Gary Anandasangaree who delivered speeches at the event. There were also song and dance performances to ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) As Australia ousts MPs with dual citizenship, Canada's Parliament embraces many in its ranks Others, like Liberal MP Gary Anandasangaree, who was born in Sri Lanka, NDP MP Jenny Kwan, who was born in Hong Kong, and Green Party leader Elizabeth May, who was born in the U.S., told CBC News they aren't even certain of their citizenship status ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Swing ridings with high visible minority populations will tilt 2019 federal election, says politicos The 41 ethnically diverse ridings are the 'face of Canada' and 'the most representative communities in the country,' says NDP MP Don Davies. ... Liberal MPs Mary Ng, top left, Omar Alghabra, Gary Anandasangaree, Gagan Sikand, and Sukh Dhaliwal.

Mentioned by Hill Times Swing ridings with high visible minority populations will tilt 2019 federal election, says politicos The 41 ethnically diverse ridings are the 'face of Canada' and 'the most representative communities in the country,' says NDP MP Don Davies. ... Liberal MPs Mary Ng, top left, Omar Alghabra, Gary Anandasangaree, Gagan Sikand, and Sukh Dhaliwal.

Mentioned by Lankaweb Sri Lankan Army Peacekeepers They have proved to the world, that they are the best Army that was, is and will be in the future to accept the role of peacekeeping, and Member of Parliament Gary Anandasangaree was absolutely wrong, wrong and wrong with his unfortunate comment about ...