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  • His favourite word is ceta.

Liberal MP for Mississauga East—Cooksville (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Today, I wish a happy Indian Independence Day to all those celebrating in Canada and here in #Mississauga East… https://t.co/re4SSuwpqG

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Today we celebrate the 71st anniversary of Pakistani Independence. Ever thankful to all the contributions that our… https://t.co/sUrJkSvSbg

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Our government’s “Investing in Canada” plan helps more people take public transit. This means less congestion and f… https://t.co/xnwVc7aSoK

Posted on Twitter Better #infrastructure matters for everyone: Since taking office, we’ve approved over 4000 infrastructure projects… https://t.co/GOW04KmMJ7

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Absolutely delighted to be with @goatoronto for the Annual Celebrations of Goan Culture, Entertainment, Sports, Art… https://t.co/bUcJvxdiby

Posted on Twitter More from #MississaugaLatinFestival @MCSEvents https://t.co/thcjmPhnTJ

Two months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Briefing on the Canada-United States Trade Relationship Thank you Mr. Chair. Thank you, Minister. I know you have a robust plan. I thank your team for its leadership and your leadership. In the ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Potential Canada–Mercosur Free Trade Agreement and Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Minister, for being here. In your opening remarks you mentioned that any business, any group, in Canada should be able ...

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

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, ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Review of the Changes between the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific ... Thank you, Mr. Christie, and to your team, for your professionalism. I know that as governments we want to make sure you have all the tools ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Potential Canada–Mercosur Free Trade Agreement Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I too would like to welcome the Havergal students and staff who are here with us today. I'm sure you ...

Spoke in the House on Visit of Prime Minister of Portugal Mr. Speaker, I rise today as co-chair of the Canada-Portugal Parliamentary Friendship Group to express a very warm Canadian welcome to the Prime Minister of Portugal, ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Potential Canada–Mercosur Free Trade Agreement Mr. Wilson, you brought up CETA. CETA has very high standards: labour standards, environmental standards, a regulatory regime in place, high wages, etc. You did say ...

Spoke in the House on Oil Tanker Moratorium Act Madam Speaker, again, I am proud and pleased to take part in today's discussions about implementing an oil tanker moratorium on British Columbia's northern coast. Canada ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Potential Canada–Mercosur Free Trade Agreement Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to our presenters. It's very enlightening. It's interesting to hear about an industry such as moulds that is highly ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Potential Canada–Mercosur Free Trade Agreement and Order in Council Appointment of Martine ... My next question is around the organization, if it takes a passive or active approach to these trade agreements. We've now signed with CETA, and we ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Potential Canada–Mercosur Free Trade Agreement [Member speaks in Portuguese] It's a pleasure to have you two here. First, thank you for what you do for business and for promoting trade for ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, I am happy to rise today to speak to Canadians regarding this budget. I will be sharing my time with the member for Louis-Hébert. ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Active Adult Centre of Mississauga Mr. Speaker, I rise today to celebrate the grand reopening of the Active Adult Centre of Mississauga in my riding of Mississauga East—Cooksville. The centre aims ...

Spoke in the House on 2018 Winter Olympics and Paralympics Mr. Speaker, with hours to go until the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games, I can assure the House and all Canadians, without hesitation, that our ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, during our government's review of Canada Post, Canadians in Mississauga East—Cooksville, and from coast to coast to coast, made it clear that they value ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, I was proud to stand with the Prime Minister and all my colleagues here, who stood in solidarity and recognition of the horrible injustices ...

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 ...