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  • His favourite word is family.

Liberal MP for Mississauga Centre (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 55% of the vote.

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #653 Opposition Motion (Illegal Border Crossings)

Posted on Twitter I was in the air as information was coming forward. The Toronto tragedy is beyond words. My thoughts are with all a… https://t.co/Dk9K3bPL4c

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #652 on Bill C-74 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other ...

Didn't vote on Vote #651 on Bill C-74 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other ...

Voted Yes on Vote #650 on Bill C-74 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other ...

Posted on Twitter Welcome, @Project_Ramadan for your first visit to Parliament! https://t.co/pnXlSXd2Ba

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter We just wrapped up a productive Liberal convention in Halifax #lib2018. It was great to reconnect with many friends… https://t.co/tvUNEEoJUg

This week

Posted on Twitter Had the chance to visit The Museum of Immigration at Pier 21. Such moving stories https://t.co/XWtT39LNuD

Posted on Twitter Let’s remind Canadians of the record of the Conservative Party #lib2018 https://t.co/65gX7nXrcp

Posted on Twitter It was my honour to introduce @DMiliband at #lib2018. He received a standing ovation for his speech on the importan… https://t.co/lxrmcVWR2k

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, I want to reiterate our commitment to continuing to raise the case of Mr. Badawi at the highest level. We have done that in ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by mississauga.com Petra Restaurant celebrates grand opening PETRA Restaurant Grand Opening Cutting the Ribbon (L-R) Omar Alghabra MP Mississauga City Centre, Mayor Bonnie Crombie,Baderal Shawawreh CEO & Owner, Lina Taha CEO, Zaid Shawawreh Photo by Stephen Uhraney — at Petra Restaurant. Petra Restaurant ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Volunteerism Mr. Speaker, on International Women's Day, I invited my constituents to nominate a woman who inspires them. I stand today to recognize one of those exceptional ...

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada MPs Have Clever Tricks To Last 40 Hours Of Round-The-Clock Voting Liberal MPs Omar Alghabra, Andy Fillmore, and Pam Goldsmith-Jones wave at the camera during a procedural vote on March 22, 2018. OTTAWA — As MPs braced for some 40 hours of round-the-clock voting Thursday evening, they found clever ways of passing the ...

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada MPs Have Clever Tricks To Last 40 Hours Of Round-The-Clock Voting Liberal MPs Omar Alghabra, Andy Fillmore, and Pam Goldsmith-Jones wave at the camera during a procedural vote on March 22, 2018. OTTAWA — As MPs braced for some 40 hours of round-the-clock voting Thursday evening, they found clever ways of passing the ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Travel and Tourism Mr. Speaker, are you like the thousands of Canadians who are planning a vacation over spring break? Have you packed your sunscreen and camera? Have you ...

Mentioned by insauga.com Does Mississauga Do Enough to Recognize Black History Month? Recnently, I attended a Black History Month event hosted by Mississauga Centre MP Omar Alghabra. He invited one of his fellow Liberal colleagues, Whitby MP Celina Caesar-Chavannes, to have what was billed as 'a frank conversation about issues of race ...

Spoke in the House on Consular Affairs Mr. Speaker, on behalf of the Canadian government and the House of Commons, I want to extend our sympathy to the family of Mr. Seyed-Emami. We ...

Mentioned by Hill Times 'It's really a window to the world,' immigration cases front-and-centre for Liberal MP Alghabra's busy Mississauga ... In 2017, Liberal MP Omar Alghabra's office opened a total of 982 different cases, 95 per cent of which were immigration-related. Roughly 80 per cent of those were spousal sponsorships and refugee and temporary resident visa applications. Liberal MP ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Toronto Star Canadian bomb experts help Iraqis clean up after Daesh fight “I'm confident that the resources that we have here today are providing a valuable contribution,” he said. Meanwhile, Canada is helping Iraq on the governance front too. Liberal MP Omar Alghabra, parliamentary secretary to the Minister of Foreign ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I want to add that I am relieved that faith leaders had the opportunity to offer their perspective. I am pleased that the minister ...

Spoke in the House on Mississauga Poet Laureate Mr. Speaker, last May, Mississauga got a new poet laureate. Wali Shah, a 22-year-old UTM student, has a remarkable story. He arrived in Canada, with his ...

Spoke in the House on Report Stage Mr. Speaker, we know that one of the reasons teenagers have easy access to cannabis today is its prevalence in the black market and the fact ...

Spoke in the House on Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Regulations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to section 5 of the Justice for Victims of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act (Sergei Magnitsky Law), I have the honour to table, in ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Daughters of the Vote Thank you, Madam Chair. I haven't prepared a question, but first, it's a pleasure for me to be here to hear directly from our leaders in ...