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  • His favourite word is park.

Liberal MP for Scarborough—Rouge Park (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Great to join Morningstar Christian Fellowship for their #Canada150 #PotBless today! https://t.co/naqKXdBFx3

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter A very cool way to celebrate #Canada150! https://t.co/ACNIZDzFqE

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Posted on Twitter Happy #NationalAboriginalDay! Today, let's recommit to the important work of reconciliation through the framework of the #TRC and #UNDRIP

Posted on Twitter Thrilled the @RougePark received Royal Assent ensuring ecological integrity is front & center in all decision-makin… https://t.co/maQi1f9ug7

This week

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, there are over 65 million refugees fleeing persecution around the world. Countries like Canada have a responsibility to ensure that we do our part ...

Posted on Twitter Today, on #WorldRefugeesDay I asked Minister Hussen to update the House on Canada's commitment to resettle refugees https://t.co/y9hsHqM0Og

Posted on Twitter On #WorldRefugeeDay let us recommit to keeping our hearts & minds open to welcoming those who really need a place to call home

A week ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill S-3 Madam Chair, thank you. As tabled at this committee, I am moving to delete proposed subparagraphs (a.1) and (a.2) from Bill S-3, essentially lines 5 to ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate my friend's submissions. I want to ask him about access to the Prime Minister. I know the Prime Minister has been in ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you very much, everyone, for appearing today. Thank you for your very considered submissions. Based on the testimony of the three ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on M-39, Immigration to Atlantic Canada Mr. Chair, on a point of order, I believe that we're here for the Atlantic Canada study. We have guests here. We have a very important ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act ... Mr. Reiher, there are a lot of compelling arguments with respect to paragraph 6(1)(a). There is an issue of fundamental justice, and I think over time, ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (A) 2017-18: Votes 1a, 10a and L20a under Department of ... Thank you, Paul and the team, for joining us once again. Going back to the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal ruling, I was trying to follow what ...

Spoke in the House on Sri Lanka Mr. Speaker, seasonal monsoon rains continue in Sri Lanka and the country is facing the worst natural disaster since the 2004 tsunami. Death toll estimates are ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants and M-39, Immigration to Atlantic Canada No, we can follow up on it afterwards. I want to highlight two specific incidents in Atlantic Canada. One is the 1985 arrival of Tamil refugees ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Sri Lanka Mr. Speaker, eight years ago today, the 26-year-old armed conflict ended in Sri Lanka, yet peace has not been achieved on the island. The scars of ...

Spoke in the House on National Parks Mr. Speaker, the Rouge national urban park is central to my riding, and with the passage of Bill C-18, the House of Commons is closer than ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you both for joining us and sharing your perspectives. I think one of the major challenges we are facing, apart from ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Canadian High Arctic Research Station and ... I know you and I were at the University of Toronto student-led gathering a couple of months ago. I do wonder what kind of role our ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I want to start by congratulating our Minister of Finance for delivering on our promises to help the middle class and those trying to ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Mr. Speaker, today is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Racism affects all our institutions and has a real impact on the lives ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Madam Speaker, as we discussed on Friday, my friend and colleague from Peace River—Westlock and I worked quite closely together on the committee. I want to ...

Mentioned by Daily Mirror Canada passes Bill calling for Tamil Heritage Month The motion, introduced by Gary Anandasangaree, Member of Parliament for Scarborough-Rouge Park, earlier in the year, was debated on May 20 and on September 29, before being passed on October 5. “This is a historical milestone that recognizes the ...

Mentioned by The News Minute Canada officially declares pride in its Tamils, passes Bill calling for Tamil Heritage Month The motion, introduced by Gary Anandasangaree, Member of Parliament for Scarborough-Rouge Park, earlier in the year, was debated on May 20 and on September 29, before being passed on October 5. “This is a historical milestone that recognizes the ...

Mentioned by The New Indian Express Canada declares January as Tamil Heritage Month The motion was moved by Canadian politician of Tamil origin, Gary Anandasangaree, MP for Scarborough-Rouge Park constituency, and it was discussed in the House in May and September. In an indication of the special place that the community has ...

Mentioned by Tamil Guardian Canadian Parliament declares 'Tamil Heritage Month ' The motion, which was put forward by, Member of Parliament for Scarborough-Rouge Park Gary Anandasangaree, recognises “that, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that Tamil-Canadians have made to Canadian ...

Mentioned by Tamil Guardian Canadian Parliament declares 'Tamil Heritage Month ' The motion, which was put forward by, Member of Parliament for Scarborough-Rouge Park Gary Anandasangaree, recognises “that, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that Tamil-Canadians have made to Canadian ...

Mentioned by The New Indian Express Canada declares January as Tamil Heritage Month The motion was moved by Canadian politician of Tamil origin, Gary Anandasangaree, MP for Scarborough-Rouge Park constituency, and it was discussed in the House in May and September. In an indication of the special place that the community has ...