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Liberal MP for Mississauga East—Cooksville (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Member Statement on Long-Term Care: Vulnerable seniors deserve to be safe, to be respected and to live with dignity… https://t.co/D5Ej7KIuPk

Voted No on Vote #57 on Bill C-213 Enact the Canada Pharmacare

Voted No on Vote #58 on Bill C-223 Amend the Citizenship Act (adequate knowledge of French in Quebec)

Voted Yes on Vote #59 Private Members' Business M-35 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (environment grading label))

Voted No on Vote #60 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted No on Vote #61 on Bill C-225 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Posted on Twitter Today marks Pink Shirt Day. Each year, on #PinkShirtDay we wear pink to stand against bullying and reaffirm our com… https://t.co/eR73iX0zv2

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Long-Term Care Mr. Speaker, during these challenging times of the pandemic, I have heard from many families, friends and loved ones who cannot see or speak with their ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Had an amazing virtual celebration for Hazel McCallion’s 100th birthday with PM @JustinTrudeau , Mayor… https://t.co/udRiYDpwlj

Posted on Twitter Today marks a special milestone for City of Mississauga. Our dear Hazel McCallion just turned 100 years younger! Ha… https://t.co/yJmFVbMuXE

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter To all those celebrating #LunarNewYear , wishes for for a happy, healthy & prosperous year ahead! This year will lo… https://t.co/t7oxdJzuhX

Posted on Twitter Did you know🤔 ➡️ We are supporting Canadians through Interest Relief Measures! Since beginning of pandemic, we have… https://t.co/WT8p6Z5goZ

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Vulnerabilities Created and Exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our three witnesses for their testimony and for giving this very powerful insight, as the chair mentioned. I want ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Vulnerabilities Created and Exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Chair; and to the witnesses, thank you for your testimony. When we look at how monumental an impact COVID-19 has had on the world, ...

Spoke in the House on Black History Month Mr. Speaker, this year is the 25th year of Black History Month in Canada. It is a time to celebrate the immense contributions of Black Canadians ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Vulnerabilities Created and Exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic and Briefing on the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much, Mr. Grant, for the questions you've answered. I believe I'll be the last questioner. As a wrap-up, I ...

Spoke in the House on Tamil Heritage Month Mr. Speaker, today I have the pleasure of highlighting Tamil Heritage Month during the month of January. Adopted unanimously by Parliament in 2016, this month provides ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Granting of Arms Export Permits, with a Particular Focus on Permits Granted ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to our witnesses for joining us. My understanding is that under the ATT, the minister must review the individual ...

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Day Mr. Speaker, today is Human Rights Day. I am proud to say that as a part of our Subcommittee on International Human Rights, we as Canadians ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Vulnerabilities Created and Exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic and Granting of Arms ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the witnesses who are joining us. My first couple of questions are for Islamic Relief Canada. Plan International ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Vulnerabilities Created and Exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Ruby, Mr. Chair, and our witnesses. Mr. Morley, UNICEF talks about a six-point plan for coordination and prevention. Can you quickly run us through ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Vulnerabilities Created and Exacerbated by the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you. Ms. Triggs, in a news release on November 19, the UNHCR warned that 2020 will be a record low for refugee resettlement. You mentioned ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2020-21: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, L25 and L30 ... Thank you, Minister. I feel that you've been very clear with our position on China, and also with what I'm going to ask you about Belarus. ...

Spoke in the House on Giving Tuesday Mr. Speaker, on December 1, we will mark Giving Tuesday. It is the eighth year it will be celebrated in Canada. Giving Tuesday is a global ...

Spoke in the House on Judges Act Madam Speaker, I know that technology can always be a challenge, and we want to make sure that our interpreters are able to hear what we ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Ferruccio “Fred“ Fazzolari Mr. Speaker, it is an honour and privilege for me to pay tribute to Ferruccio “Fred” Fazzolari, owner of Fred's Bar and Grill. Fred tragically passed ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, COVID-19 has exposed significant ugly weaknesses in our health care system. Of all of Canada's deaths related to COVID-19, a staggering 85% have occurred ...

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 ...