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  • His favourite word is work.

Liberal MP for Mississauga Centre (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Didn't vote on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Didn't vote on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Didn't vote on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter I had the honour of speaking on behalf of Canada at the UN Human Rights Council on Resolution 34 discussing the sit… https://t.co/tN6YynPn4j

This week

Posted on Twitter I Posed for Maxim and I’m Running for Congress. It Shouldn’t Be That Shocking https://t.co/nFKOuF0bCS

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, on behalf of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), I have the honour to table, in both official languages, ...

Posted on Twitter My previous tweet reminded me of an article I wrote 3 years ago challenging Harper's irresponsible behaviour https://t.co/zzJqTTiIP8

Posted on Twitter Ex-PMO spokesman admits he wrongly suggested Muslim group had terrorist ties https://t.co/hvyiIcPiJY

Posted on Twitter Today in the House of Commons, we recognized the La Francophonie Day, Nowruz and Holi #ThisIsCanada

Mentioned by The Medium MPs address Syrian refugee issues in Q&A Last Thursday, the Young Liberals Club at UTM hosted several members of parliament representing the Liberal Party of Canada in a round-table Q&A session on the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis. MP Omar Alghabra of Mississauga Centre, MP Raj Grewal of ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Thanks @EngineersCanada for honouring me with a Fellowship designation. Kellie Leitch, catching up to you wth nmbr… https://t.co/XCuwNkGrbR

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Vimy Ridge Mr. Speaker, Vimy Ridge was a defining moment in Canada's 150 year history. I would like to share a touching story about a constituent of mine ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Liberals consider help for MPs facing threats, harassment, even death threats “Every member of Parliament — and indeed, every Canadian — is entitled to work and live in an environment that is free of hate speech and the threat of violence,” Ahmad wrote. ... Omar Alghabra, another Mississauga MP and the parliamentary secretary ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Mississauga Finance Minister Morneau rehashes enhanced CPP benefits at breakfast with Mississauga family Canada's Minister of Finance Bill Morneau joined Mayor Bonnie Crombie, former mayor Hazel McCallion and local MP Omar Alghabra Thursday at the home of the Qadeer family in Mississauga to spotlight improvements to the Canada Pension Plan (CPP).

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Volunteerism Madam Speaker, I rise today to recognize an outstanding Canadian. After the tragic Quebec mosque shooting, Mohamad Fakih offered to cover the costs of the funerals ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Madam Speaker, I want to thank my hon. colleague for his question and his ongoing work on behalf of Neil Bantleman. It is our government's priority ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for his contribution today, and I want to take this moment, probably one of the rarest moments that I will ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, we are clearly concerned about the well-being of Mr. Malekpour. I had the opportunity to meet with his sister. I committed to her that ...

Mentioned by The Rebel Bigots and apologists both wrong about Islamic terrorism MP Iqra Khalid, like MP Omar Alghabra, is typical of the Islamist extremists that are using political Entryism to infiltrate our political system. She leads and supports front groups which espouse Islamist extremism, such as the Muslim Student ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, last week Liberal Muslim and Jewish MPs got together to enjoy a Christmas dinner. We shared stories and gifts. We discussed our values and ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, the hon. member knows that the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development is conducting a study for the sanctions framework, and it ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by National Post Stéphane Dion's thumbs-down gesture upsets mother of abducted kids: 'I felt truly disrespected and dishonoured' The incident occurred Thursday just before question period, when Cooper accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of doing nothing to bring Azer's children, who were abducted 15 months ago, back to Canada. Conservative and ... Liberal MP Omar Alghabra ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Omar Alghabra Faces 'Disgusting' Racist Messages After Criticizing Tories On Anti-Islamophobia Motion Ontario MP Omar Alghabra, the parliamentary secretary for consular affairs, told The Huffington Post Canada he was taken aback by some of the hundreds of responses on Twitter and Facebook after he published this tweet: “It's sad that Conservatives ...