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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

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Wonderful to join @ChiefNish to tour the #Luso Canadian Charitable Society. Delighted to hear him speak about… https://t.co/fqKjZa6NVX

Posted on Twitter Thank you @Indus_Helps CEO @indus_gurpreet & Director @Harindermalhi for sharing great information about… https://t.co/1ieTLgXdTw

Posted on Twitter Thanks Isabel Cuellar @mlatinfestival for sharing this memorable picture from the past - guess at least a decade ol… https://t.co/39WpwbBqJz

Posted on Twitter Yesterday, I had the wonderful opportunity to start my day with our cheerful students and teachers at St. Basil Sch… https://t.co/GCaHkTqymC

A month ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Snow...snow...snow!! ❄️ that’s the view this morning from my office. Stay safe out there! #Ottawa https://t.co/cHnU9wVibq

Posted on Twitter Today our members stood together to #StopBullying on #PinkShirtDay. Let’s stop being rude & spread kindness all aro… https://t.co/uTrrglSCot

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. ...

Two months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 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 ...

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 ...