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Liberal MP for Mississauga Centre (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Posted on Twitter Wonderful demonstration of Indigenous tradition, talent & cooperation during #WIBF2018 – wood carvers from Canada &… https://t.co/7fax7qmN9P

Posted on Twitter Thanks for your visit and all the work you do! https://t.co/XP8nAA0K1I

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter The recognition of Indigenous rights is the foundation for reconciliation and a stronger, prosperous & economically… https://t.co/u0fGhzlAys

Posted on Twitter La reconnaissance des droits autochtones constitue le fondement de la réconciliation & d'un 🇨🇦 +fort, prospère & ou… https://t.co/MSfv2x2cKb

Posted on Twitter Well done, @zaynahbhanji I’m proud of you https://t.co/THdAPdZhFp

Mentioned by Hill Times Targeting medical personnel is a war crime, says Montreal reader Lascaris Re: “Debating Canada's Position on Israeli-Palestinian conflict can be done in a civil, legitimate manner," (The Hill Times, Oct. 1, p. 8). In a letter to The Hill Times, Liberal MP Omar Alghabra has condemned my criticism of his fellow Liberal MPs ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Congrats to @joecomartin! https://t.co/6xjHFdsp3Z

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Women's History Month and Islamic History Month Mr. Speaker, October is Women's History Month and Islamic History Month. What better way to celebrate this than by recognizing a strong Canadian Muslim woman? Alia ...

Voted Yes on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Coptic Orthodox Priest's 40th Anniversary Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize Father Angelos Saad. Hundreds recently gathered in Mississauga to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Father Angelos' service as a ...

Mentioned by rabble.ca (blog) Fuck antisemitism, but let's be clear: criticism of Israel is not antisemitic ... "bring in the death penalty," with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "the first one to go … and [Minister Maryam] Monsef and [MP] Iqra Khalid and [Minister] Ahmed Hussen and [MP] Omar Alghabra … and [NDP Leader Jagmeet] Singh, Singh, let's make him ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Washington Post Canada's Conservatives are having a mini-meltdown A Conservative senator, Denise Batters, took to Twitter to express her frustration with Liberal member of Parliament Omar Alghabra's performance on CBC's “Power and Politics” daily current affairs TV show. She was criticizing the government during the ...

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post 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 ...

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post 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 ...

Mentioned by Cumberland News Now 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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 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 ...