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Liberal MP for Scarborough—Rouge Park (Ontario)

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

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter #Canada was built on #multiculturalism. As such, Canada has not, nor will it ever be, threatened by multicultural… https://t.co/weofTP5X9w

Posted on Twitter Thanks to an expansion of programs like Canada Student Grants, more Canadians than ever have access to the skills,… https://t.co/PDyWLQHvSY

This week

Posted on Twitter Hey #ScarbTO, have you taken your #Scarborough selfie yet? @ScarArts is on the hunt for Scarborough’s Most Creati… https://t.co/PC65DvJDBe

Posted on Twitter Join #TeamGary at our Community Corn Roast this weekend! The corn roast is a great opportunity for local residents… https://t.co/UA7V3CXvAt

Posted on Twitter It was such a pleasure to join this celebration. Truly inspired by the work undertaken by #portunioncares https://t.co/B38X6dytZr

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Students in @ScarbTO - #RougePark have a thriving interest in the #STEM fields thanks to the fun and energetic Ste… https://t.co/cdxB86T3lr

Three weeks 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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

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 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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act Mr. Speaker, I rise once again to speak to Bill C-262 on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. I want to acknowledge ...

Spoke in the House on Distinguished Olympian and Scholar Mr. Speaker, I rise to honour Professor Bruce Kidd, an accomplished Olympian, scholar, administrator, Officer of the Order of Canada, and vital member of my community. ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Chair, it is appropriate that I begin today by acknowledging that we are gathered here on the traditional lands of the Algonquin people, and also ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on LGBTQ Community Mr. Speaker, I rise to remember Skandaraj Navaratnam, Selim Esen, Abdulbasir Faizi, Majeed Kayhan, Andrew Kinsman, Dean Lisowick, Soroush Mahmudi, and Kirushna Kumar Kanagaratnam. These men ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to begin by acknowledging that we are gathered here on the unceded lands of the Algonquin people. I am very pleased 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 ...