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  • His favourite word is able.

Liberal MP for Mississauga East—Cooksville (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 54% of the vote.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on 2019 Firefighter of the Year Award Mr. Speaker, I rise today to celebrate the achievement of seven firefighters from Mississauga and their bravery in performing their duty when responding to an explosion ...

Didn't vote on Vote #1296 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Voted Yes on Vote #1295 on Bill C-92 Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families

Voted Yes on Vote #1294 on Bill C-93 Provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, over the past weeks, I have heard from constituents concerned about the outbreaks of measles in several regions of our country, including in the ...

Voted No on Vote #1293 on Bill S-215 Amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women)

Voted No on Vote #1292 on Bill C-278 Amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations)

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Revocation of Richardson International’s Export Registration by China Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll stick with the questioning on the subject of a science-based approach for canola and other plant-based products. When it comes to ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter At our subcommittee on #Sports -Related #Concussions in Canada. Thank you #CFL Commissioner @RandyAmbrosie and gene… https://t.co/R6w3CFjKzI

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Revocation of Richardson International’s Export Registration by China Thank you, Chair. Chair, you will remember that as a committee we were able to travel from coast to coast to coast as we were doing ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter A BIG Congratulations to my friends, the Usman Ali Family on the marriage of their daughter Naaimah Ali to Danish Z… https://t.co/3q2LQHRLH5

Spoke in the House on Professional Tennis Mr. Speaker, I am happy to rise today to celebrate something historic in the world of professional tennis. As an athlete and former Olympian, it is ...

Posted on Twitter This afternoon we gathered together for a vigil to stand in solidarity with our grieving Muslim communities here in… https://t.co/r0RBc9CNtE

Posted on Twitter A big shout out to #TeamCanada @SpecialOCanada at the @WorldGamesAD. Wonderful to see our own athletes from… https://t.co/jdkPp9Lloc

Posted on Twitter Have you claimed your Climate Action Incentive payment yet? Through this past week I had the wonderful opportunity… https://t.co/ZiJRGoWZ04

Two months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Government of Canada's Support for the International Trade of Small and Medium-sized ... I want to thank the witnesses. Your focus has been so much on the people on the ground, on the nuances, as Mr. Fowler was saying, ...

Spoke in the House on Telecommunications Industry Mr. Speaker, our government is focused on improving the quality, the coverage, and most importantly, the price of telecommunication services for Canadians no matter where they ...

Spoke in the House on Standing Committee on Health Mr. Speaker, thank you for the opportunity to speak to a motion that I believe will touch all Canadians' lives in a positive way. With Motion ...

Posted on Twitter @LIUNA @liuna183 @joemancinelli Thanks for your warm welcome to our @CanadianPM, Ministers & my fellow MPs to the e… https://t.co/4y4ckEoJrX

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on M-190, Labour Shortages of the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the members of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Government of Canada's Support for the International Trade of Small and Medium-sized ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm going to keep going where Mr. Allison was going with his questions regarding loans and grants. Karen, where do you see ...

Spoke in the House on Poverty Mr. Speaker, our government has shown as unprecedented commitment to the fight against poverty. Since 2015, we have helped Canadians through the Canada child benefit and ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, rising in the House today gives me the opportunity to talk about the greatest country in the world, and that is Canada. In my ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-85 Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you, Minister. Minister, your metaphor of the different trade agreements that we have across the globe now was in terms ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Government of Canada's Support for the International Trade of Small and Medium-sized ... Thank you, Mr. Stafford. Thank you, Mr. Bacon. My next question will be going to Ms. Peters. It will be about our fall economic statement. There ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Government of Canada's Support for the International Trade of Small and Medium-sized ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Yesterday, Mr. Chair and to the witnesses, we heard the fall economic statement. It was well received by many of ...

Spoke in the House on Glenforest Secondary School STEM Program Mr. Speaker, I have the pleasure to rise today to congratulate the students of the Glenforest Secondary School STEM program. They organized and hosted the third ...

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 ...