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  • His favourite word is iran.

Liberal MP for Mississauga Centre (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Conservative MP said "people coming in from Mexico, so lots of experienced people (in organized crime) could just m… https://t.co/1lDon96Smg

Mentioned by The Post Millennial This Liberal MPs Recent Attempt To Brand Conservatives As Islamophobic Makes Zero Sense The Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and the MP for Mississauga Centre, Omar Alghabra, recently went viral when he posted the following tweet. “Eid Mubarak, friends! I wish I could celebrate it with you but @AndrewScheer ...

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @ahmlik When I go back to the riding, I'm working. Big part of my job is spending time with constituents the way I… https://t.co/ozNVio7rDo

Mentioned by Debate Report Muslim MP accuses Conservatives of Islamophobia for long work day in House of Commons Eid happened to be on the same day as the 15 hour voting session which forced some MPs to miss the Eid celebration. Muslim MP Omar Alghabra freaked out on Twitter saying Islamophobia exists in response to Andrew Scheer and the conservatives.

Posted on Twitter @Imamofpeace Thank you, oh wise one. Eid Mubarak!

Posted on Twitter Who’s the Eid grinch? @ErinOTooleMP https://t.co/gb4MtiPnZq

Posted on Twitter I’m sorry you’re having a hard confronting your insensitivity. Please talk to your leader who’s bragging about forc… https://t.co/wiApkpNaD0

Posted on Twitter @DavidAndersonSK David, I didn’t accuse anyone of Islamophobia. I accused your party of insensitivity. Also, your l… https://t.co/9bGZKlFYzh

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #867 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #866 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #865 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #864 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #863 Concurrence in an opposed item

This week

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, our government is deeply committed to providing help to Canadians in distress abroad. As parliamentary secretary for consular affairs, I have spent the last ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I want to recognize the work of my colleague for his advocacy on the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Media Advisory - Provincial candidates in Mississauga Centre to explain how they'll get an LRT station for Kingsbridge MISSISSAUGA, ON, May 30, 2018 /CNW/ - All three provincial candidates in Mississauga Centre – Bobbie Daid (Liberal), Natalia Kusendova (PC) and Laura Kaminker (NDP) – as well as Mississauga Centre MP Omar Alghabra, have promised to fight for a ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Explosion in Mississauga Mr. Speaker, last night, an explosion rocked a restaurant in a bustling plaza across the street from my house in Mississauga. Fifteen people were injured; three ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Politicians react to IED explosion in a Mississauga restaurant Omar Alghabra, the MP for the region, said the restaurant is across the street from his house and he has been there a few times. “It's a very busy plaza and that intersection is one of the busiest in the city so I was alarmed when I heard the news ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, it does not take newcomers long to make a positive difference to Canada. Here is a wonderful example. Haya Jumaa is a 24-year-old Mississauga ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, once again I want to thank my hon. colleague for his passion and advocacy for human rights. Our government is dismayed and appalled that ...

Spoke in the House on Consular Affairs Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my hon. colleague for his passion. I agree with him on one thing. We are all inspired by the determination ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Consular Affairs Mr. Speaker, we advocated on behalf of Mr. Diab at every level on his return to Canada. We are very glad he is back in Canada ...

Mentioned by Hill Times This just in: The Hill Times to host its Party on the Hill on May 23 Last week, former federal NDP MP Paul Dewar sent out a congratulatory message on Twitter to Liberal MP Omar Alghabra after he helped to bring a jailed Canadian citizen back home. “Welcome home #BashirMakhtal! & thank you to @AlexNeveAmnesty ...

Mentioned by Muslim Link Muslim Welfare Centre and Project Ramadan will launch the Feed Canada initiative on Parliament Hill April 23 This event has been kindly sponsored by MP Omar Alghabra and supported by Senator Salma Ataullahjan as 100 Project Ramadan food baskets will be assembled by volunteers and distributed by the Ottawa Food Bank to those most vulnerable. This is in ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, I want to reiterate our commitment to continuing to raise the case of Mr. Badawi at the highest level. We have done that in ...

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 ...