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Liberal MP for Mississauga Centre (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter I'm grateful for the hundreds of people who showed up at my office Open House yesterday. It's critical to remain in… https://t.co/2KRZymjYEz

This week

Spoke in the House on Volunteerism Madam Speaker, I rise today to recognize an outstanding Canadian. After the tragic Quebec mosque shooting, Mohamad Fakih offered to cover the costs of the funerals ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Madam Speaker, I want to thank my hon. colleague for his question and his ongoing work on behalf of Neil Bantleman. It is our government's priority ...

Posted on Twitter It was an honour to recognize @mohamadfakih8​ in Parliament. A wonderful Mississauga leader and a great Canadian https://t.co/Vs7xRxTXH7

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for his contribution today, and I want to take this moment, probably one of the rarest moments that I will ...

Posted on Twitter Quand est-ce que la condamnation de l'islamophobie est-elle devenue controversée au Canada? https://t.co/gw29RI5dCE

Posted on Twitter When did condemning Islamophobia become controversial in Canada? https://t.co/PCCLQDh48l

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted Yes on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Posted on Twitter .@acoyne exposes the ugly game the conservatives are playing with Islamophobia. Sad and harmful https://t.co/9FZZgdNHqv

Posted on Twitter I'm heartbroken! We lost an iconic Canadian who taught much about ourselves https://t.co/vOBC9AW46d

Voted Yes on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Voted No on Vote #197 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, we are clearly concerned about the well-being of Mr. Malekpour. I had the opportunity to meet with his sister. I committed to her that ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by The Rebel Bigots and apologists both wrong about Islamic terrorism MP Iqra Khalid, like MP Omar Alghabra, is typical of the Islamist extremists that are using political Entryism to infiltrate our political system. She leads and supports front groups which espouse Islamist extremism, such as the Muslim Student ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, last week Liberal Muslim and Jewish MPs got together to enjoy a Christmas dinner. We shared stories and gifts. We discussed our values and ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, the hon. member knows that the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development is conducting a study for the sanctions framework, and it ...

Spoke in the House on Egypt Mr. Speaker, yesterday, a horrendous act of terrorism struck worshippers in Cairo at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral, killing 25 people and wounding dozens. St. Mark's ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Seva Food Bank Mr. Speaker, Seva Food Bank is a local Mississauga organization that was borne out of Sikhs serving Canada in 2010. Since then, Seva has been serving ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by National Post Stéphane Dion's thumbs-down gesture upsets mother of abducted kids: 'I felt truly disrespected and dishonoured' The incident occurred Thursday just before question period, when Cooper accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of doing nothing to bring Azer's children, who were abducted 15 months ago, back to Canada. Conservative and ... Liberal MP Omar Alghabra ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Omar Alghabra Faces 'Disgusting' Racist Messages After Criticizing Tories On Anti-Islamophobia Motion Ontario MP Omar Alghabra, the parliamentary secretary for consular affairs, told The Huffington Post Canada he was taken aback by some of the hundreds of responses on Twitter and Facebook after he published this tweet: “It's sad that Conservatives ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Tory MPs Oppose NDP Motion Condemning All Forms Of Islamophobia Liberal MP Omar Alghabra rises in the House of Commons on April 11, 2016. (Photo: Adrian Wyld/CP). “It's troubling. It's a very non-partisan, symbolic, good, positive motion. And I thought it would be like 'apple pie and motherhood' type of statement,” ...

Mentioned by Mississauga Mississauga MPs Bains and Alghabra invite applicants for local youth councils Mississauga Centre MP Omar Alghabra and Mississauga-Malton MP Navdeep Bains are inviting residents aged 16 to 24, who live in one of the ridings, to apply for a seat on their local council. Alghabra said the Mississauga Centre MP Youth Council (MCYC) ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca 'A dream come true': Khaled Al-Qazzaz stuck in Egypt since 2013 arrest finally home Omar Alghabra, the parliamentary secretary to Canada's minister of foreign affairs and the Liberal MP for Mississauga Centre, confirmed Al-Qazzaz's return to CBC News on Thursday. "We're very happy that he's reunited with his family in Canada ...