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Liberal MP for Mississauga Centre (Ontario)

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

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Mentioned by Hill Times Conservatives' spat a gift for Justin Trudeau's Liberals Batters, a Conservative Senator, had to apologize to Liberal MP Omar Alghabra, parliamentary secretary to Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, after she tweeted that the birthplace of the Saudi-born Alghabra was influencing his judgment in ...

Posted on Twitter I go away for few days and come back to find that @MaximeBernier has caused a stir. It’s important to call out lea… https://t.co/xMBFDBeZMo

Two days ago

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca VIBERT: Federal Conservatives risky as ever Last week, Conservative MP Blaine Calkins, an over-coiffed lad from Lacombe, just up the road from Red Deer, inexplicably resurrected a long-since discredited slur against Omar Alghabra, parliamentary secretary for foreign affairs in the Liberal ...

This week

Mentioned by VICE Of Course, 'Mad Max' Bernier Thinks More Diversity Is Bad It's a rough couple of days online for the Conservative Party of Canada. Last week, Senator Denise Batters insinuated on Twitter that Liberal MP Omar Alghabra was unsuited to appear on CBC to discuss Canada's diplomatic spat with Saudi Arabia because ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Bashaw Star Red Deer MP apologizes for tweet On Thursday Conservative MP Blaine Calkins tweeted a screen shot from a 2005 blog post in which Canadian Coalition of Democracies claimed that foreign affairs parliamentary secretary Omar Alghabra made pro-Islamist comments after winning the ...

Posted on Twitter I just got off the phone with @blainecalkinsmp. He apologized and I accepted his apology. We agreed to be united in… https://t.co/TPjQc92yLn

Posted on Twitter We are thinking of Fredericton today https://t.co/Y4WGzpIrWl

Posted on Twitter Another day at the office https://t.co/pfToN1qVZW

Mentioned by CBC.ca Conservative senator apologizes for tweet citing Liberal MP's Saudi background Senator Denise Batters said on Twitter that it may have been "interesting" for Power & Politics host Vassy Kapelos to ask Liberal MP Omar Alghabra whether "his birthplace being #SaudiArabia impacts this file for him." (Twitter). Alghabra ... (Blaine ...

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada Sen. Denise Batters References MP Omar Alghabra's Birthplace To Question Judgment On Saudi Arabia Spat Denise Batters said she wanted to clarify comments she made about Liberal MP Omar Alghabra's appearance on CBC's "Power and Politics" Wednesday and suggestions she made about his place of birth. I absolutely did not intend to suggest that Mr.

Posted on Twitter I expect this type of garbage from an online troll or bot not an MP https://t.co/qR194h2Clv

Posted on Twitter Senator Batters called to apologize. I accepted her apology. As the Senator told me, “this is a lesson to all of us… https://t.co/dvLmeVHRBp

Two months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Tarek Loubani was recently in the news when he was shot by the Israeli military in Gaza. Our government has called for an independent ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three months 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

More than three 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 ...

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 ...