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  • His favourite word is million.

Liberal MP for Richmond Hill (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 47% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter ● Funded the construction of nearly 140,000 more housing units to be built by 2028. Together we can continue to bu… https://t.co/5uW6kAIOOO

Posted on Twitter ● Launched the First Time Homebuyers Incentive, which will save first time homebuyers hundreds of dollars each mont… https://t.co/8eSDxFGkPd

Posted on Twitter ● Launched Canada’s first-ever National Housing Strategy, a ten-year plan that will help more than 600,000 Canadian… https://t.co/4TJ6zdgMap

Posted on Twitter We have: ● Created the new Canada Housing Benefit to help 300,000 Canadians with the high costs of rent.

Posted on Twitter “The Conservatives voted against the First-Time Home Buyer Incentive and have no plan to help address the real conc… https://t.co/HclL1jbu1l

Posted on Twitter Over the last 4 yrs our party’s government has committed $180 billion in infrastructure spending, of which $28 bill… https://t.co/T3rsKAfDqL

More than three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Voted No on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Voted Yes on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Hiring Veterans for Public Service Positions, Report on Plans and Priorities 2019-20 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome back again. I'd like to go back to the challenge we started with last year. It's been almost four years since ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Main Estimates 2019-20: Vote 1 under Canada Post Corporation, Vote 1 under ... Minister, welcome, and welcome to the departmental officials. Minister, I want to go to the topic that was quite a hot debate in the previous sessions ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on M-208, Rural Digital Infrastructure and Main Estimates 2019-20: Votes 1, 5, 10 ... No worries. With 45 seconds, I will say welcome. Minister, there has been much talk about institutions, our educational institutions and our private sector when it ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Madam Speaker, the construction industry is a critical part of the Canadian economy and a source of good, middle-class jobs for many Canadians. Contractors and subcontractors ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Main Estimates 2019-20: Votes 1, 5, 10 and 15 under Atlantic Canada ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome to the department. I'm going to start with you, Mr. Knubley. Based on table 1 of the document from the Library ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Hiring Process in the Public Service, Main Estimates 2019-20: Vote 1 under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the department for coming in and providing the breadth in testimony. There are two different themes. One is around ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Hiring Veterans for Public Service Positions The reason I'm taking this line of questioning is that I had an opportunity to talk to some of the other witnesses about the number of ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Hiring Veterans for Public Service Positions Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank the witnesses for their testimony and their service for our country. Thank you very much. I'm going to ...

Spoke in the House on Mental Health Week Mr. Speaker, this week is mental health week, and we need to get loud about what mental health is. We need to look beyond moments of ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Hiring Veterans for Public Service Positions Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all of you for your testimony and for the service you have provided for us and for this country. ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to join the debate on Bill C-417 and also to state that I am in full support of the bill. As ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the hon. member for Scarborough Centre. It is a pleasure to rise in the House to speak ...

Spoke in the House on Climate Change Mr. Speaker, Canadians expect their government to take aggressive action on climate change. A new report indicates Canada is warming at twice the global rate. As ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, I was particularly shocked yesterday when I heard that the Conservatives chose to mislead their constituents in their partisan taxpayer-funded tax guide. This partisan ...

Spoke in the House on Homelessness Awareness Events Mr. Speaker, Richmond Hill is a compassionate community that lifts up those at risk. We do not allow the marginalized to go unseen or unassisted. This ...

Spoke in the House on Corrections and Conditional Release Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have this opportunity to rise at the report stage of Bill C-83, an act to amend the Corrections and Conditional ...

Mentioned by yorkregion.com MP needs to champion real climate leadership Recently, I visited Majid Jowhari's office to deliver the new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change — the world's most authoritative voice on climate science — along with a demand to line up Canada's climate policies with science.

Mentioned by Hill Times 'The risk is there': marijuana legalization unpopular in ridings with high Chinese-Canadian populations, says former ... Conservative MP Bob Saroya, top left, Conservative MP Alice Wong, Liberal MP Jean Yip, Liberal MP Shaun Chen, Small Business Minister Mary Ng, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, NDP MP Don Davies, Liberal MP Geng Tan, Liberal MP Majid Jowhari, ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Political staffers have it tough. I know. I employ them Political staffers face a unique set of stressors on the job, including knowing that if a workplace conflict reaches a media outlet, they could be responsible for bad political exposure to their party, says MP Majid Jowhari. The Hill Times photograph ...

Mentioned by Hill Times What it's like to be a rookie MP in a workplace that fetishizes exhaustion Conservative MP John Brassard, left, and Liberals MPs Bill Blair and Michel Picard were all first elected in 2015. It's tough for a rookie MP to learn the ropes of the new job while maintaining good health, writes Liberal MP Majid Jowhari. The Hill ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Elections commissioner examining Liberal MP Majid Jowhari's fundraiser The office of the elections commissioner is examining a fundraiser organized by Liberal MP Majid Jowhari that is opposed by his own Richmond Hill riding association but endorsed by federal party headquarters. Mr. Jowhari, an Iranian-born Canadian who ...

Mentioned by Kaplan Herald Liberal MP Majid Jowhari's Iran tweets roil his closely Iranian using The Liberal MP for Richmond Hill is facing the ire of many of his Iranian-Canadian constituents after posting a tweet many see as an attempt to legitimize the theocratic government in Iran. Iranian-born Majid Jowhari was elected in the 2015 election to ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-375 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (presentence report)