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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.

This week

Posted on Twitter Traveling this spring break? Be prepared. Read this https://t.co/UI3N4D07bK

Voted No on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted Yes on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted No on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

Posted on Twitter Minister @cafreeland's statement on the death of Mr. Seyed-Emami https://t.co/qQFYKWs8Lh

Posted on Twitter On Valentine’s Day, let’s celebrate our government’s effort to bring families together faster! https://t.co/ucqPL749Uh

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted Yes on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Posted on Twitter Time to recognize anti-black racism, unconscious bias does exist in Canada: Trudeau https://t.co/7tuMu5E6l8

Posted on Twitter I miss Sun TV!! https://t.co/yBn6sjHuxY

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Statement by Minister @cafreeland on death of Asma Jahangir https://t.co/Kh49foNSG6

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 weeks 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 ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Syrian-Canadian MP Omar Alghabra's story is one shared by millions Liberal MP and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Omar Alghabra answers a question during question period in the House of Commons in 2016. Adrian Wyld/THE CANADIAN PRESS. Michelle Zilio. OTTAWA. Published 2 hours ago Updated ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

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.

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 ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times The Weekend Q&A: daylight saving time is ending, what are you doing with your extra hour? Liberal MP Omar Alghabra (Mississauga Centre, Ont.) had some wise words about daylight saving time for everyone to remember: “I always say that's our compensation for the arrival of winter. Our compensation for the cold weather is to get one hour of ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my hon. colleague for raising this important matter. I share his deep concern. Every human deserves dignity and respect ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize a member of my Mississauga Centre MP youth council. Alice Zheng volunteers with the Association in Defence of the ...

Spoke in the House on Afghanistan Mr. Speaker, I stand with determined resolve to mark a difficult anniversary. Joshua Boyle and his wife, Caitlan Coleman, have been held hostage by the Haqqani ...

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 ...