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  • His favourite word is syrian.

Liberal MP for Markham—Thornhill (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Today I met the #PMYouthCouncil. I look forward to the contributions these future leaders will make to #Canada https://t.co/GB1kgK2dWW

Posted on Twitter Rencontre avec le #ConseilJeunessePM Hâte de voir la contribution de ces futurs leaders pour le #Canada! https://t.co/xo7wkthv2M

Posted on Twitter Citizenship Cermonies are always exciting to attend. This ceremony is beaming with pride! #Canada https://t.co/vGXsUjFf7c

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @senatcarignan Ça va être un plaisir!

Posted on Twitter @senatcarignan I'm looking forward to it!

Posted on Twitter Beau lancement de @OneYoungWorld à la captiale nationale av des délégués du monde entier #OYWOttawa https://t.co/9EL6q0tSyC

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, accessibility and equality among our two official languages are extremely important to us. We received yesterday's report and will give it very serious consideration. ...

Spoke in the House on Government Expenditures Mr. Speaker, we did make a commitment to Canadians to be open and transparent. Quite the opposite of what the member just said, it was nine ...

Voted Yes on Vote #113 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that: ( a) before making decisions on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #112 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the words “funding proposals,” and substituting the ...

Voted No on Vote #111 on Bill C-234 Amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers)

Voted Yes on Vote #110 on Bill C-247 Amend the Criminal Code (passive detection device)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, Bill C-6 adheres to our fundamental election commitment that a Canadian is a Canadian is a Canadian, and it revokes citizenship revocation for criminal ...

Spoke in the House on Government Expenditures Mr. Speaker, we made a commitment to Canadians to be open and transparent. These expenses were entered under proactive disclosure nine months ago, but it turns ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, I would like to table, in both official languages, a supplementary answer to Order Paper Question No. 258

Spoke in the House on Official Report Mr. Speaker, I would like to correct the record in response to Order Paper Question No. 258, where I stated that, “Insofar as Immigration, Refugees and ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca John McCallum tells House his department did pay relocation expenses, after all Immigration Minister John McCallum stood up in the House of Commons Tuesday to concede he made a mistake when he told Parliament his department had not paid costs to relocate staff to Ottawa. The official Opposition ... But on Monday, Conservative MP ...

Voted Yes on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for her good question and congratulate her on her motion regarding a study on immigration that is now before the ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Brampton Guardian Changes to Canada's immigration policy will benefit international students and families, says minister A townhall discussion on immigration topics was held at the Unifor Banquet Hall Thursday evening. Responding to community feedback, from left, Brampton South MP Sonia Sidhu, Brampton West MP Kamal Khera, John McCallum, Minister of Immigration, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, to say one can do something with one stroke of a pen is a bit far-fetched, when the individuals are in an extremely dangerous ...

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 ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca John McCallum tells a joke, Michelle Rempel doesn't find it funny Conservative MP Michelle Rempel had mocked his government's seriousness and John McCallum saw an opportunity for a joke at his own expense in reply. Laughter would ensue. And then, indignation. Rempel, the Official Opposition's immigration critic, ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada John McCallum's Self-Deprecating Joke Irks Tory Critic Asking About Refugees Immigration Minister John McCallum and Conservative MP Michelle Rempel are shown in question period Tuesday. Though McCallum earlier denied any cut, Rempel demanded to know why the training was being cancelled for those in need. "Yesterday ...

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 ...

Mentioned by www.ottawacommunitynews.com/ New funds to help refugees settling in Ottawa He is joined by, from left, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship John McCallum, Nepean MP Chandra Arya, Ottawa South MP David McGuinty and Ottawa Centre MP Catherine McKenna, who also serves as minister of the environment and ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca John McCallum promises probe into immigration consultants' fees for Syrian refugees Immigration Minister John McCallum says he has ordered a three-part investigation into the practice of immigration consultants charging Syrian refugees thousands of dollars to process applications and possibly violating federal rules on private ...

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)

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-637, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (firearms storage and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm a very temporary visitor to this place, but I also wanted to give my best wishes to those who will not ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject matter of clauses 168 to 176 of Bill C-59 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome to our witness, one of our favourite witnesses, I should say, on both sides of the table. I'm in favour of ...