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  • His favourite word is respect.

Liberal MP for Scarborough—Rouge Park (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Heartbroken to hear about the attacks in #Srilanka including on worshippers during #EasterSunday services. It fall… https://t.co/hMYqKpOTwY

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter #SmallBusinesses employ over 8 million Canadians and are critical to the expansion of our economy. This morning, I… https://t.co/WSq5qeyPYV

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter #GoodFriday is one of the most important days in the Christian calendar, commemorating the death of Jesus Christ fo… https://t.co/ndKt9rLtKC

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Join Team Gary at our #Youth #Job Fair on Thursday, April 25th from 4:00PM - 7:00PM at the Malvern Methodist Church… https://t.co/6eGytNEa4A

This week

Posted on Twitter The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms is essential to our shared Canadian identity. In celebration of the Ch… https://t.co/cA5TZqMycq

Posted on Twitter A big thank you to the #Toronto Children's @BreakfastClubz for joining us in #Ottawa! From visiting the Centennial… https://t.co/c6jYVb0fKd

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #1296 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Voted Yes on Vote #1295 on Bill C-92 Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families

Voted Yes on Vote #1294 on Bill C-93 Provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Madam Speaker, our government acknowledges and commemorates a number of tragedies that occurred during the chaos of the Second World War. Such terrible moments remind us ...

Voted No on Vote #1293 on Bill S-215 Amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women)

Voted No on Vote #1292 on Bill C-278 Amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations)

Spoke in the House on We Stand Movement Mr. Speaker, I rise today with a message from Amaan Khandia, a grade seven student at Thomas L. Wells Public School in Scarborough—Rouge Park. He is ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-91 Thank you, Madam Chair. First and foremost, to the committee members, particularly the opposition, I want to profusely apologize for the very late submission of the ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-91 Thank you, Madam Chair, and thank you all for being here. Ms. Joe, I really do want to thank you for the work of NWAC. I ...

Spoke in the House on Principal of Scarborough Campus Mr. Speaker, on behalf of the people of Scarborough—Rouge Park, I am thrilled to welcome Professor Wisdom Tettey as the eleventh principal of the University of ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-91 To look at it the other way, it may not be responsible for the government to commit to legislation if it can't necessarily implement that right. ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-91, An Act respecting Indigenous languages and Bill ... Thank you, Grand Chief. I appreciate those comments. You both speak to the sense of urgency for such legislation. Grand Chief, I know you've been working ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Religious Freedom Mr. Speaker, I rise today to mark the second anniversary of the attack at Le Centre culturel islamique de Québec. Mamadou Tanou Barry, Azzedine Soufiane, Abdelkrim ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-369 Thank you, Madam Chair. I want to thank all of you for your presentations. I want to direct my first question to both the IRSSS and ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...