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Liberal MP for Kitchener Centre (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 49% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter The snow didn’t stop us. We braved the weather, marching with my colleagues & all the amazing women & allies in… https://t.co/Q4csfi1Zkv

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter ONLY ONE WEEK LEFT! 🗓 🇨🇦's youth are #LeadersToday. Help them gain the skills and experience they need to succeed b… https://t.co/4zIFI2AQ4N

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter REMINDER 9 days left! Help 🇨🇦’s youth gain the skills and experience they need to succeed. Apply for CSJ funding… https://t.co/aeQa8LPs18

Posted on Twitter Take the survey or email to participate in Government of Canada’s pre-budget consultations and share your ideas!… https://t.co/RiRwC8tCB4

This week

Posted on Twitter Are you curious to know what goes on behind the scenes in the House of Commons? Want to know what it feels like to… https://t.co/JL5y5KFyZa

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to my colleagues @janephilpott @SeamusORegan @Puglaas @DavidLametti @BernJordanMP - wish you all th… https://t.co/GKw9JDRbbt

A month ago

Voted Yes on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Voted Yes on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted Yes on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situations in Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo and ... Thank you, Ken and Jay, for being here this afternoon. I'm going to start with you, Ken. I have two specific questions for you. One is ...

Spoke in the House on Christkindl Market Mr. Speaker, it is the most wonderful time of the year in my community of Kitchener Centre. For over two decades, residents of the city of ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Woodside National Historic Site gets $500K investment from feds This year marks the 110th anniversary of the beginning of his political career, when he was elected the MP for Waterloo North. Kitchener Centre MP Raj Saini announced the funding Thursday. "Parks Canada is helping to preserve our heritage, while ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situations in Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo I'm really glad to hear that, because if the internal security situation has improved, then there can be an attempt to really strengthen the economy. When ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on the Current Situation in Venezuela Good afternoon to both of you. Thank you very much for coming. It's a real treat here to have two such esteemed and well-informed individuals on ...

Mentioned by The PIE News ApplyBoard hosts Canada's minister of Immigration Ontario-based AI-enabled student marketplace ApplyBoard has hosted Canada's minister of Immigration Ahmed Hussen and member of Parliament Kitchener, Raj Saini, at its head office to open a discussion around how to make education more accessible to ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situations in Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo and ... Thank you very much, all three of you, for being here today. Mr. Mwenengabo, I was really touched by your remarks. Actually, I feel the same ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on State of the Free Press Thank you very much for your comments, Mr. Tunley. I wanted to talk to you about something we are seeing in the world, especially in Europe. ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Sovereignty in the Arctic I have one final question. I want to ask a pragmatic question, in a way. In 2017 you celebrated your 100th anniversary of independence. You've had ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Yezidis, Christians and Other Religious and Ethnic Minorities in Iraq Thank you. Mr. Barber, you raised a very interesting point. I want to build on that, because I think some of what you've said is amenable ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situations in Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo and ... The second part of my question is on the influence of outside actors in place. Right now, you have two main actors who are involved in ...

Mentioned by TheRecord.com Fierce Founders program gets more federal funding KITCHENER — A program that supports women-led technology startups is receiving more funding from the federal government. Kitchener Centre MP Raj Saini announced Friday that the Fierce Founders Accelerater at Communitech is receiving $264,000 ...

Mentioned by Mirage News FedDev Ontario Announces Increased Funding for Women Entrepreneurs Today, Raj Saini, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, announced an additional FedDev Ontario investment of $264,000 for Communitech's Fierce Founders Accelerator to support more women-led technology start-ups with seed funding, training and ...

Spoke in the House on Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas Mr. Speaker, today Hindu, Sikh, Buddhist and Jain communities across Canada will be celebrating Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas. In celebration of Diwali, houses will be ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-India Relations Mr. Speaker, the Centre for International Governance Innovation, or CIGI, in Waterloo, is a prominent think tank on international governance, global economic research and analysis, security ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest Mr. Speaker, Canadians of German origin are one of the largest ancestral groups in Canada. One out of 10 Canadians is of German ancestry, and one ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, nearly one-third of all Canadians rely on rental housing for a safe, affordable place to call home. Could the minister responsible for housing tell ...

Mentioned by TheRecord.com KW Habilitation gets $2 million for affordable housing building Kitchener Centre MP Raj Saini made the announcement on Thursday and had a tour of the four-storey building, which will provide affordable housing options close to public transit, schools and services for modest and middle-income households.

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Creating More Affordable Rental Housing for Canada's Middle-Class in Kitchener KITCHENER, ON, June 28, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to ensuring that all Canadian families have a safe and affordable place to call home where they can prosper and thrive. Raj Saini, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, we have all seen the troubling statistics. In 2016, more than one million Canadians had to choose between feeding their family, heating their home, ...

Spoke in the House on Export and Import Permits Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to inform you that I will be sharing my time with the hon. member for Ottawa West—Nepean. Our government entered office ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, our government knows that Canada's biggest strength is its resilient, hard-working people. Innovation and technology continue to change the way we live and work. ...