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Liberal MP for Brampton East (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 52% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @davidakin you're always welcome back to come play! We will find you a great squad #davidcomestoBrampton

Posted on Twitter Show us what you got! Register your team for our first annual basketball tournament! #ballislife #Brampton https://t.co/n8ReDG1PVb

Posted on Twitter Great job @KeillerZed #London https://t.co/v6x2uR5Ep6

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise in this House to speak to the government's second budget, entitled “Building the Middle Class”. My constituents elected ...

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Posted on Twitter Proud to cast my vote in favour of #M103 , great job by my friend and colleague @iamIqraKhalid #cdnpoli https://t.co/VXYdaRd7wy

Posted on Twitter Great to meet with @UmarJaved15 of #BramptonEast as he takes part in @forum4YC! He got to meet superstar… https://t.co/wSfIooxhY0

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter When it comes to the middle class, will not take lessons from the Opposition. Proud of #Budget2017 & looking forwar… https://t.co/iyiSW1OfhU

This week

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Rivière-des-Mille-Îles. Mr. Speaker, it is always a pleasure to rise in this House regarding ...

Spoke in the House on National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise today in support of Bill C-22, an act to establish a national security and intelligence committee of parliamentarians. ...

Mentioned by The Medium MPs address Syrian refugee issues in Q&A Last Thursday, the Young Liberals Club at UTM hosted several members of parliament representing the Liberal Party of Canada in a round-table Q&A session on the ongoing Syrian refugee crisis. MP Omar Alghabra of Mississauga Centre, MP Raj Grewal of ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, it is always a privilege to rise in this House. In an uncertain future, our government is working hard to ensure that Canada's economy ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Votes 1c and 5c under Canada Revenue Agency ... Again, it had to do with falling oil prices. My parents, in search of economic opportunity, moved to Toronto, and the rest is history. However, we're ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, when we formed government, the average processing time for family reunification was 22 months. Time and time again in Brampton East I hear that ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-240, Canadian Real Estate Market and Home Ownership, and Election of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to my colleague and my good friend, Mr. May, for coming. I don't think you will find anybody who ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada M-103 Ensures Diversity Can Continue To Be Canada's Strength MP Raj Grewal. (Photo: Rick Madonik/Toronto Star via Getty Images). Just like my Jewish friends who wear the kipa or my Muslim friends who wear the hijab, we are all proud of our identities, but we also recognize that our identities and articles of ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Edmonton Centre. I am honoured to rise today to speak to the issue of ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Second Report of the Advisory Council on Economic Growth Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the witnesses for coming today. You spoke about the increase in immigration targets in your first report and ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Canadian Real Estate Market and Home Ownership Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for coming today. We really appreciate it. I think the quintessential question for the government, the finance department, and most ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System It's a pleasure to be here. Thank you so much. Thank you to the witnesses for coming today. I practised law for about a year on ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Canadian Real Estate Market and Home Ownership Thank you, Mr. Chair Thank you to the witnesses for coming today. The purchase of a home is the most important purchase that any Canadian citizen ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Canadian Real Estate Market and Home Ownership Either way, even if we're concerned about that, I think in terms of the basics we would need to know how many Canadians are purchasing homes. ...

Spoke in the House on Sikh Youth Federation Mr. Speaker, it is great to be back. The holiday season is always a time of joy for Canadians as they get an opportunity to reconnect ...

Spoke in the House on Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Madam Speaker, before I present my thoughts on Bill C-37, I do want to say that I come from Brampton East, which has the second most ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Canadian Real Estate Market and Home Ownership Thank you. My last question is for the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, OSFI. You monitor how lenders practise, how they approve mortgages, how ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Budget should respect regional economic differences, says Finance Committee Chair Easter Rookie Liberal MP Raj Grewal, a member of the House Finance Committee, pictured at last week's pre-budget consultation hearings on the Hill. The committee is beginning to draft its report on its recommendations for Budget 2017. The Hill Times ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada GET UPDATES FROM Raj Grewal Raj Grewal J.D MBA, (born on September 11, 1985) is the Member of Parliament for Brampton East. Raj has called Brampton East his home for the last 25 years. Raj brings a solid business and legal background to the House of Commons. He obtained his ...

Mentioned by Brampton Guardian Brampton MP caught political bug on basketball... Raj Grewal sees future members of Parliament. “Maybe one day, one of these kids will wind up representing Brampton, which I think will be the cooler story,” says Grewal, the rookie Liberal MP for Brampton East, who sets aside almost every Sunday ...

Mentioned by NorthBayNipissing.com A surprising lesson from political rookies'... Rookie Brampton East MP Raj Grewal greets children as he leaves a weekly basketball drop-in that he hosts at a community centre in his riding. Away from Parliament Hill, many new MPs have found some of their biggest job satisfaction, Susan Delacourt ...