House of Commons photo

Track Raj

Your Say

In Parliament

Elsewhere

Crucial Fact

  • His favourite word is countries.

Liberal MP for Kitchener Centre (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 37% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter The #CanadaSummerJobs program deadline has been extended to February 28th! If you want to learn more about becomin… https://t.co/bcP2ELIqzD

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Every summer I make an effort to visit all #CanadaSummerJobs students and employers to stay connected with the loca… https://t.co/Msw1c6JKzP

Posted on Twitter The #CanadaSummerJobs program helps businesses create quality summer job experiences for youth while also supportin… https://t.co/Pehs09EpBz

This week

Spoke at the Environment committee on Election of Chair and Committee Business I was just going to reiterate the same point as Lloyd. I don't think we're trying to put any motions forward or anything like that. Another ...

Spoke in the House on Finance Mr. Speaker, in my riding of Kitchener Centre, the cost of living continues to increase for middle-class families. Families are asking that our government take more ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Bringing on the sunshine with #KWAwesome at the 10th annual @BOTSunshine festival. 🌞 Wonderful celebration of… https://t.co/BXUxqfRc6S

Posted on Twitter What a great way to spend #ValentinesDay! Many thanks to all the donors and the Canadian Blood Services team for b… https://t.co/fnDiPatWaj

Posted on Twitter Happy to support @CityKitchener in the launch of their first Sustainability Report. We are committed to supporti… https://t.co/MXjuvGwRAs

Two 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)

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Kitchener Centre Mr. Speaker, it gives me great pride to rise today for the first time in Canada's 43rd Parliament. I am deeply humbled to have earned the ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it gives me great pride to rise and speak to this motion, and I thank my hon. colleagues for their comments. I look forward ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Human Rights Situation in Russia Good afternoon to you all. Thank you very much for coming. Mr. Kara-Murza, I want to start with you. Something happened last month in Europe that ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Digital Government Services and Ethical Aspects of Artificial Intelligence and ... Here is one other question I want to ask, I'm sure you're all aware of the term “singularity”. Singularity can be construed as a science fiction ...

Spoke in the House on HMCS Kitchener Mr. Speaker, today I rise to recognize the HMCS Kitchener, which was one of 123 corvettes, or escorts, built in Canada during the Second World War. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition signed by over 1,500 people from across the Kitchener-Waterloo region and from communities as far away as Vancouver and even ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Online Hate Hello, Ms. Austin. It's very good to see you. Welcome. I have two quick questions. When we look at broadcasters—radio, television—and newspapers, if anybody makes a ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2019-20: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, L25, 30, 35, ... Good morning, Minister. It's always a pleasure to see you. Thank you very much for bringing your colleagues around. I want to reference something that you ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, my constituents in Kitchener Centre are deeply concerned about climate change. One young woman named Elizabeth Rose, age 15, wrote me a letter, expressing ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on International Grand Committee on Big Data, Privacy and Democracy Good morning, everybody. I'm sure you're all aware of the term “data-opoly”. Right now, in front of us, we have Apple, which controls a popular mobile ...

Spoke in the House on Loran Scholars Foundation Mr. Speaker, the Loran Scholars Foundation awards outstanding young Canadians with a prestigious $100,000 scholarship for their post-secondary studies, helping them achieve their full potential. Out ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on International Grand Committee on Big Data, Privacy and Democracy Good afternoon. One of the things we've heard from many experts is that a lot of the issues that have happened with data were when the ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Role in International Support for Democratic Development and Main Estimates 2019-20: ... Good morning, Minister, and thank you for coming here this morning, and thanks to your colleagues, also. I want to touch on two topics that you ...

Spoke in the House on Astrophysics Mr. Speaker, space: the final frontier. Thanks in part to Canada's own Captain Kirk, Professor Avery Broderick, a theoretical astrophysicist from the University of Waterloo, we ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...