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Liberal MP for Mississauga East—Cooksville (Ontario)

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

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #148 Question of privilege

Voted No on Vote #149 Opposition Motion (Censure of the Minister of National Defence)

Voted Yes on Vote #150 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #151 Concurrence in estimates

Voted Yes on Vote #152 on Bill C-33

This week

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Madam Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the eighth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, entitled ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter As we mark #PhilippineIndependenceDay 🇵🇭 & given that June is #FilipinoHeritageMonth, I encourage all Canadians to… https://t.co/XzcEludmv8

Spoke in the House on Portuguese Heritage Month Mr. Speaker, in June, we celebrate Portuguese Heritage Month, a great time to recognize and celebrate the contributions of Canadians of Portuguese descent. Also, today, June ...

Posted on Twitter #PortugueseHeritageMonth #PortugalNationalDay 🇵🇹 Portuguese Video Message English version starts at 0:22 Viva C… https://t.co/vbgC9q0yUe

Posted on Twitter My statement earlier today in @OurCommons Viva Canada 🇨🇦 Viva Portugal 🇵🇹 #PortugalNationalDay 🇵🇹 #10dejunho… https://t.co/T9vMvKfCKU

Posted on Twitter What happened on Sunday evening in London, ON is terrible. Thanks a lot, to all members of our community that took… https://t.co/qRram3MyXO

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter #Mississauga ‘s & our family’s personal favourite centenarian Hazel McCallion is now fully vaccinated. Way to go, H… https://t.co/05IqGJKLs7

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on the Current Situation in Ukraine Thank you, Mr. Chair, Ambassador and Colonel. I'm sure you're glad to have seen the Biden administration return to supporting a liberal, rules-based order—the UN, the ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1 Madam Speaker, I live in Mississauga and I proudly represent my constituents of Mississauga East—Cooksville. I know how hard they work to provide for their families; ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Thank you @Yvan_Baker @ukrcancongress for the share. #VyshyvankaCanada2021 https://t.co/AnqPpmaFur

Spoke in the House on Government Policies Madam Speaker, tomorrow, May 15, is the International Day of Families. What an appropriate time to observe the day, as our government has just announced the ...

Spoke in the House on Mother's Day Madam Speaker, yesterday was Mother's Day. COVID-19 has disproportionately affected women of all ages, be it our front-line workers, PSWs, caregivers and, in particular, those who ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Vulnerabilities Created and Exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic and Briefing on the ... Yes, he had amazing conviction. I have to say, Mr. Volkov, the way you said that this is despicable.... We see this as despicable. Mr. Navalny ...

Spoke in the House on Polish and Lithuanian Canadians Mr. Speaker, yesterday I had the wonderful virtual opportunity to join our Polish and Lithuanian residents in Canada to commemorate the 230th anniversary of one of ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the sixth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development, entitled ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on the COVAX initiative and Main Estimates 2021-22: Votes 1, 5, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Minister, and I say thank you for being a compassionate, calm and very respectful person. I think you are the ...

Spoke in the House on Proceedings on a Bill Entitled An Act to Provide for the Resumption and Continuation of Operations at the Port of Montreal Mr. Speaker, on a point of order, I am asking to change my vote to yea.

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Impact of COVID-19 on Displaced Persons from Venezuela and Myanmar Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to MP Chong. Dr. Fry, thank you. I concur with everything you said. I couldn't agree more. Having the ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Granting of Arms Export Permits, with a Particular Focus on Permits Granted ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our panellists. We heard from the first panel in the first round that, through GAC, Canada reviews ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on the Current Situation in Tigray and Briefing on the Current ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Can you tell us more about Canada's international engagement with regard to the current situation in the country? We sanctioned these nine ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Committee Business Thank you, Chair. Like I wanted to support Monsieur Bergeron, I will support his amendment and also Mr. Oliphant, and to hear from Dr. Fry and ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Vulnerabilities Created and Exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic and Granting of Arms ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Kamarotos, in November 2020 the DCI released comments on children's rights in the digital environment. Many recommendations were made by your ...

More than three months ago

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 ...