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Liberal MP for Mississauga Centre (Ontario)

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

This week

Posted on Twitter @jenniferhollett Congrats!!

A week ago

Posted on Twitter And Devohn Noronha Teixiera @devohn who is part of Canada's men's field hockey team! Congratulations! You fill us with pride!

Posted on Twitter Mackenzie Darragh @mackdarragh who ranked 16th for aquatics swimming and participated in men's 4x100m medley relay!

Posted on Twitter I want to especially issue a shout out to 2 impressive athletes from our community in Mississauga Centre

Posted on Twitter I'm proud of our Canadian athletes in #RioOlympics2016 and their incredible achievements!

Posted on Twitter This picture that I took on March 9th captures Mauriel Belanger's strength and determination.… https://t.co/BvEeW32wxy

A month ago

Mentioned by Mississauga Climate change town hall hosted by Mississauga MPs a disappointment, says activist group leader Describing the night's events as a failed attempt at public consultation, Hunter said it did not seem like the MPs – Omar Alghabra, Sven Spengemann, Gagan Sikand, Peter Fonseca and Navdeep Bains (who was over an hour late) - were respecting the spirit ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Mississauga MP Omar Alghabra shares newcomer experience at Sheridan College That's what Omar Alghabra did. When the Mississauga Centre MP arrived in Canada from the Middle East 27 years ago, it was the sitcom Three's Company and children's show Sesame Street that assisted him with English. Though he completed high school ...

Mentioned by Mississauga MP Omar Alghabra breaks Canadian government's silence on Mississauga family stranded in Egypt Mississauga Centre MP Omar Alghabra says he has been working on Al-Qazzaz's file since he was appointed parliamentary secretary to Minister of Foreign Affairs Stéphane Dion. Alghabra told The News he accompanied Dion on a recent trip to Egypt where ...

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Madam Speaker, I want to thank my colleague for his ongoing efforts in promoting human rights and for pushing the government to action. It is really ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

Three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

Spoke in the House on Robert Hall Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House with a heavy heart. As confirmed by the Prime Minister, Robert Hall, a Canadian hostage in the Philippines, was ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, the hon. member says she does not trust politicians. I wonder if she put that as a slogan in her last campaign when she ...

Spoke in the House on Electoral Reform Mr. Speaker, we take seriously our job as parliamentarians and the noble responsibility that Canadians have bestowed upon us. Therefore, our government is looking forward to ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) QP Friday: Mourning Mr. Hockey, the referendum drum and assisted dying Liberal MP and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Omar Alghabra answers a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Friday, June 3, 2016. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld.

Spoke in the House on Consular Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Government of Canada is very concerned about the detention of Dr. Hoodfar in Iran. We remain in close contact with her family. In ...

Spoke in the House on Consular Affairs Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my friend from Brampton East for his championing the interests of Canadians abroad. I am happy to report that Salim ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, on the one hand the opposition members do not want us to talk with China. On the other hand they are saying we are ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, on the contrary, the Garratts have not been abandoned by this government. We continue to be engaged on this file. We have expressed our ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Liberals Consider New Approach For Canadians In Trouble Abroad Omar Alghabra, the parliamentary secretary for foreign affairs with responsibilities for consular affairs, told The Huffington Post Canada that he often lies awake at night thinking about the Canadians who are in trouble overseas. "There are very ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Canadian Jewish News MP denies allegations he supports anti-Israel views During the last federal election campaign, Media Action Group, an organization that fights anti-Semitism, sent out an email referencing an online story that suggested the Liberal party was being infiltrated by Islamists. Omar Alghabra's name came up in ...