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  • His favourite word is labour.

Liberal MP for Mississauga East—Cooksville (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 53% of the vote.

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Delighted to join Selwyn Collaco at Goan Overseas Association of Toronto for their live concert in celebration of t… https://t.co/Onl5g5ZY5h

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human rights situation of the Uyghurs I call this meeting to order. Welcome to meeting number five of the House of Commons Subcommittee on International Human Rights of the Standing Committee on ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human rights situation of the Uyghurs I call this meeting to order. Welcome, everybody. Just off the bat, let me thank our interpreting team and our technical team here for getting everybody ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Our condolences on the passing away of 'The Legend' Ignat 'Iggy' Kaneff. It’s difficult to convey in words how sadd… https://t.co/mtWGf7sBiV

Posted on Twitter Happy Canada Day 🇨🇦 Honoured to join few of our #Mississauga East- #Cooksville celebrations this morning with physi… https://t.co/7HeLQXJWPs

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter Congratulations, Class of 2020! Graduation is an exciting time. It marks both an ending & a beginning. Your brillia… https://t.co/qv5auoSlBU

Posted on Twitter Today, we join our #Filipino community in #Mississauga East- #Cooksville and Canada to celebrate the 122nd annivers… https://t.co/J22cIW6f3Y

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, today is Portugal Day, celebrated both in Portugal and around the world by Portuguese. In Canada, June has been recognized as Portuguese Heritage Month. ...

Posted on Twitter It’s June 10th 🇵🇹🇨🇦 #PortugalDay. June is also #Portuguese Heritage Month. I’d like to thank our #Luso community fo… https://t.co/Y7z4MzzEP1

Three months ago

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. Today I am honoured to recognize the youth in my riding of Mississauga East—Cooksville who are part of the 52nd Mississauga Scouts. ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the World Food Programme Thank you very much, Chair. Thank you, Mr. Beasley, for being here with us today, and for sharing your experiences with us. I know you're a ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Mandate of the Minister of Foreign Affairs Thank you, Chair. Thank you, Minister, for navigating through these very trying times and for sharing with us how you're doing it with a principled approach ...

Spoke in the House on International Women's Day Mr. Speaker, March 8 was International Women's Day. I would like to highlight a community not-for-profit organization from Mississauga, Indus Community Services. It has served my ...

Spoke in the House on Community Living Mississauga Mr. Speaker, today I would like to talk about an organization that is leading by example and showcasing to people in Mississauga and the country how ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Summer Jobs Initiative Mr. Speaker, today I would like to talk about a program that is well appreciated in my riding of Mississauga East—Cooksville, the Canada summer jobs program. ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, since this is the first time I have spoken in this Parliament, I want take this opportunity to thank the residents and families of ...

Voted No on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-100, An Act to implement the Agreement between ... Thank you, Chair. I want to thank the witnesses for highlighting how integrated our economies are, and also highlighting the need to get this deal done ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Edmonton Centre. When we get in that global competitive environment, which is what we ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-101 Thank you, Mr. Chair. What we've heard is that the 232s, these very unfair and unjust tariffs, brought some very dark and difficult days for many ...

Spoke in the House on Portugal Heritage Month Mr. Speaker, in June we celebrate Portuguese Heritage Month and the great contributions made by Canadians of Portuguese descent. The Luso community in Canada numbers over ...

Spoke in the House on Tamil Canadians Mr. Speaker, Saturday, May 18, 2019, was an important day in the Tamil Canadian community. It was the 10th anniversary of the end of the civil ...

Spoke in the House on Luzia Ribeiro Mr. Speaker, I rise today with a heavy heart. Three years ago, on April 24, Luzia Ribeiro passed away at the young age of 84. She ...

Mentioned by Momentum Mag (blog) The All Party Cycling Caucus – Q&A Some Members of the APCC (Left to Right): Unknown, VCB Board chair Anders Swanson, MP Julie Dabrusin, MP Peter Fonseca, MP Anthony Housefather, Senator Nancy Greene Raine, MP Gord Johns, Unknown, MP Wayne Stetski, MP Cheryl Hardcastle, ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca From Olympians to MPs: Fonseca and Qualtrough talk sport and politics The competition – and the journey to the games – are a roller coaster of an experience that not many beyond the community of professional athletes can relate to – but Liberal members of Parliament Peter Fonseca and Carla Qualtrough have been there ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) As Australia ousts MPs with dual citizenship, Canada's Parliament embraces many in its ranks Conservative MP Ziad Aboultaif (Lebanon). -. Liberal MP Omar Alghabra (Syrian citizenship, born in Saudi Arabia). -. Liberal MP Faycal El-Khoury (Lebanon). -. Liberal MP Andy Fillmore (United States). -. Liberal MP Peter Fonseca (Portugal ...

Mentioned by Gistmaster (blog) Canadian Government Honours Olakunle Churchill The Non-governmental Organisation of the brand – Big Church Foundation was honoured with ” HUMANITERIAN Award 2017 at a star-studded ceremony. The award was presented on behalf of the government by Hon. Peter Fonseca, Member Of Parliament ...

Mentioned by Gistmaster (blog) Canadian Government Honours Olakunle Churchill The Non-governmental Organisation of the brand – Big Church Foundation was honoured with ” HUMANITERIAN Award 2017 at a star-studded ceremony. The award was presented on behalf of the government by Hon. Peter Fonseca, Member Of Parliament ...

Mentioned by Gistmaster (blog) Canadian Government Honours Olakunle Churchill The Non-governmental Organisation of the brand – Big Church Foundation was honoured with ” HUMANITERIAN Award 2017 at a star-studded ceremony. The award was presented on behalf of the government by Hon. Peter Fonseca, Member Of Parliament ...