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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.

Today

Voted Yes on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his work on this file. We are relieved that Dr. Hoodfar has been released from jail and soon will ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Faith Dickinson sends blankets to veterans and to people undergoing cancer treatments. What was I doing when I was… https://t.co/8AT8y9277I

This week

Posted on Twitter State dinner with Prime Minister @JustinTrudeau and Chinese Premier Li https://t.co/e22Ly2r5Uo

Voted No on Vote #108 on Bill C-232 Amend the Excise Act, 2001 (spirits)

Voted No on Vote #107 on Bill C-229 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and to make related ...

Voted No on Vote #106 on Bill C-221 Amend the Criminal Code (sports betting)

Voted No on Vote #105 That the Standing Committee on Finance be instructed to undertake a study to prepare and bring in a ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, this gives me a great opportunity to welcome Kevin Garratt and his family back to Canada. As the Minister of National Defence said earlier, ...

Posted on Twitter Wanted: young people with ideas and passion. If you are between 16 to 24, please apply now! https://t.co/aSdcOzu4m7

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Eid Mubarak to you and your families! https://t.co/flY1UcJjD8

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Discussed the Prime Minister's trip to China, Ukraine and consular affairs on @PnPCBC https://t.co/3du50ErCPY

Posted on Twitter Trudeau raised cases of Canadians detained in Turkey, Indonesia at G20 https://t.co/MRwwhH1G55

Two months 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 ...

Three 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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Canadian Jewish News (blog) Your daily spiel for Tuesday, April 5 Canadian MP Omar Alghabra has denied allegations that he holds anti-Israel views at a recent conference in Mississauga. “I do not believe a boycott is a constructive approach. I did not enter politics to promote boycott but to encourage engagement and ...