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Liberal MP for Kitchener Centre (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter I’ve downloaded the COVID Alert app, have you? It was designed to notify users of possible exposure to people who… https://t.co/VZgANlXmAp

This week

Posted on Twitter Celebrating this #Rakhi virtually with my sisters. A very happy #RakshaBandhan everyone! https://t.co/weQbXbK6Z0

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Wishing a happy, healthy and blessed #EidAlAdha to all Muslim friends and neighbours across Waterloo Region.… https://t.co/x8bP8wR2Rm

Posted on Twitter They are currently working on two new respirators to help with their goal for clean air 🌎. You can follow their… https://t.co/xvIpn5nFIB

Posted on Twitter A local success story ⭐️ @O2Canada has been rapidly expanding. They started the year with a team of just 7 and hav… https://t.co/rlvsDYQm5v

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter We will continue to support Canadians as businesses are reopening and rehiring their workers. The redesigned Canad… https://t.co/MvKXQG191h

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (B) 2019-20: Votes 1b and 10b under ... Thank you very much, Minister, for coming. Also, thank you to your very capable and highly enlightened officials for coming here this morning and discussing a ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Briefing on the Work of the University of Saskatchewan’s Global Institute for ... Obviously, flooding has been a big issue. Geopolitical events will sometimes impact some of the goals and direction, because something becomes more immediate. Do you reflect ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Briefing by the Parks Canada Agency Good morning, and thank you very much for being here. I'm going start with a local question. I'm sure you're somewhat aware of the issue surrounding ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Briefing by the Impact Assessment Agency of Canada If I could use a personal example, in the last Parliament I was on the two steering committees of the two full committees I sat on. ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Briefing by the Department of Environment Thank you very much, Mr. Scarpaleggia. I have a question on the international dialogue that we're having. As we know, at COP21 there was a debate ...

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 ...

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)

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 ...

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 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 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 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, ...