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  • His favourite word is immigration.

Liberal MP for Markham—Thornhill (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 56% of the vote.

This week

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to my dear friend @AhmedHussenLib ! I know you will continue to improve the #cdnimm system. All the best!

Posted on Twitter Thank you // Merci https://t.co/U2DADTFKYZ https://t.co/CAqpPijm9U

Posted on Twitter @InklessPW thanks, Paul. I guess I can say now that you're one of Canada's most thoughtful journalists.

A week ago

Mentioned by AM900 CHML Two senior cabinet members out in Trudeau shuffle MP John McCallum is vacating his post as minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship to become Canada's ambassador to China, while Stéphane Dion has said he is leaving politics. In a statement released to reporters Tuesday afternoon, he declined ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca The 3 new faces of Justin Trudeau's Liberal cabinet Ahmed Hussen. Long-time Liberal MP John McCallum is leaving federal politics for Beijing, where he will become Canada's ambassador to China, and he will cede his immigration post to Ahmed Hussen, the first black Canadian to serve in Trudeau's cabinet.

Mentioned by The Loop (blog) Cabinet shuffle: Freeland moves to foreign affairs; Dion out Long-time Liberal MPs Stephane Dion and John McCallum left cabinet Tuesday and several rookies joined the top ranks as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remade his government. The Liberal government's first cabinet shuffle, announced Tuesday afternoon, ...

Posted on Twitter Merry Christmas to Orthodox Christians! Wishing you and your families a wonderful holiday and a year filled with jo… https://t.co/HyMWiJtURM

Posted on Twitter Joyeux Noël aux chrétiens orthodoxes! Souhaitant à tous une merveilleuse fête et une année remplie de joie, de paix… https://t.co/yxxduo9YyY

Posted on Twitter My best wishes to Sikhs around the world as they celebrate the 350th birth anniversary of #GuruGobindSingh Ji.

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) McKesson Canada's retail pharmacy banners, Guardian, I.D.A. and Remedy'sRx, donate $30000 worth of toys for Toys ... Local pharmacists, employees and representatives of the Toys for Tots Canada charity were joined by the Honourable John McCallum, Canada's Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship and MP for Markham-Thornhill, at a reception ceremony in ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, we have been working very actively on a two-part strategy. We will bring Yazidi people, women and girls, from Turkey and Lebanon. We have ...

Voted No on Vote #183 on Bill C-301 Amend the Income Tax Act and to make a related amendment to another Act (registered ...

Voted Yes on Vote #182 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to ...

Voted No on Vote #181 on Bill C-306 Establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of ...

Voted No on Vote #180 on Bill C-235 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fetal alcohol disorder)

Voted Yes on Vote #179 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, the provinces have been on side from day one. As has been the case with past waves of refugees, it is in the early ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, insofar as Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, IRCC, is concerned, IRCC officials travelled to Erbil, Iraq, in October 2016 to conduct interviews with Syrian ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, we have been working with the provinces to plan this since day one, and the settlement agencies and many Canadians. As I have said, ...

Mentioned by Mississauga Canada Immigration cuts family reunification... Minister of immigration, refugees and citizenship John McCallum announced plans to cut the family reunification processing time in half in Brampton on Wednesday. ... Brampton West MP Kamal Khera and Brampton East MP Raj Grewal were also present.

Mentioned by Brampton Guardian Canada Immigration cuts family reunification processing time in half Minister of immigration, refugees and citizenship John McCallum announced plans to cut the family reunification processing time in half in Brampton on Wednesday. ... Brampton West MP Kamal Khera and Brampton East MP Raj Grewal were also present.

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Canada's 2017 Immigration Levels Plan and Subject Matter of the Supplementary Estimates ... Thank you, Mr. Chair and committee members. It's a double pleasure to be here today because I'm here for twice the usual length of time, two ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I thank the hon. member for her question and also for her good work in this area. When one is welcoming refugees to Canada, ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I am particularly grateful to my colleague for her question today, because it gives me the opportunity to announce the very good news that ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, insofar as Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, IRCC, is concerned, visas are the primary tool in managing Canada’s border. The requirement that foreign nationals ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, yesterday I said that the number was not true, and I repeat the fact today that the number is not true.

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Family Reunification Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. It's good to be back. I think I've been here a few times. It's always a pleasure. I'm very happy ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Supplementary Estimates (A) 2016-17: Votes 1a and 10a under Citizenship and Immigration Thank you, Mr. Chair. I think you'd agree we're making a fairly regular appearance with you which is, of course, a great pleasure. I'm joined by ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Federal Government’s Initiative to Resettle Syrian Refugees to Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm delighted to be here again. It's not as if I've been lobbying to make frequent appearances; I think I have been ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Study of the Situation Facing Nationals of Haiti and Zimbabwe and Main ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good afternoon, everybody. It's a pleasure to be back. I will have a few remarks, but I want at the beginning to ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Bill C-6 Thank you. I am not hesitant to change things the previous government did with which we disagree, but neither am I wishing to change everything. I ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2015-16: Votes 1c and 5c under Citizenship and Immigration ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Good morning, everyone. I am very pleased to be here this morning to present my department's supplementary estimates (C) for ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-6 An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Mandate Letter of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I am very happy to be here with you today. It is the first time a Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-690 An Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (live-in caregiver)