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Liberal MP for Mississauga Centre (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #400 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Posted on Twitter One of the most difficult situation I had to deal with in my position was the murder of Robert Hall by a terrorist… https://t.co/qdnAbPon6u

Two days ago

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Posted on Twitter I met with members of the Iraqi Parliamentary Finance Committee on their trip to Canada as part of their workshops… https://t.co/k7a6Ilhkja

Three days ago

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.

This week

Posted on Twitter MP @iamIqraKhalid and I participated in Mayor @BonnieCrombie Youth Employment Expo at City Hall. It was a wonderful… https://t.co/KRaXvO1MzK

Posted on Twitter I’m humbled by the number of friends who attended my fundraiser this week. I’m also grateful to my team for helping… https://t.co/cWkgEkTfs0

Posted on Twitter Well done, Helen! https://t.co/xaBWaPLBNL

Posted on Twitter @alkhatabyemen I have. Check previous tweets

Two weeks ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider Newcomers to get help to have their foreign credentials recognized That's why today Omar Alghabra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Consular Affairs) and Member of Parliament for Mississauga Centre (Ontario), highlighted the launch of a call for proposals for the Foreign Credential ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Newcomers to get help to have their foreign credentials recognized That's why today Omar Alghabra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Consular Affairs) and Member of Parliament for Mississauga Centre (Ontario), highlighted the launch of a call for proposals for the Foreign Credential ...

Two months ago

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 in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, I once again want to applaud my colleague for raising this issue. He and I have had various conversations and exchanges on this important ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, our government is seized by the unacceptable persecution of the Rohingya people in Myanmar and is actively engaged on this file. The Prime Minister ...

More than three months ago

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 ...