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Liberal MP for Kitchener Centre (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter On behalf of Min. @NavdeepSBains, our government has announced an additional $264K in @Communitech’s Fierce Founder… https://t.co/TD0zfuA2sK

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 ...

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter The KW Santa Claus Parade is quickly approaching!! Join #TeamSaini and march in the parade this Saturday November… https://t.co/qwUtp6WYrz

This week

Posted on Twitter Announcing $24M in funding from the Strategic Innovation Fund for @focalsbynorth to create over 600 jobs, increase… https://t.co/i8PCEoxLAB

Posted on Twitter Look what #TeamSaini found in their Christmas decorations @kw_symphony https://t.co/uU96bG302M

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Today on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month #CanadaRemembers those who served in the pursuit of peace… https://t.co/MnPssyCJdK

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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 ...

Voted No on Vote #937 on Bill C-393 Amend the Canadian Multiculturalism Act (non-application in Quebec)

Voted Yes on Vote #936 on Bill C-316 Amend the Canada Revenue Agency Act (organ donors)

Voted Yes on Vote #935 on Bill C-376 Designate the month of April as Sikh Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #934 on Bill C-375 Amend the Criminal Code (presentence report)

Voted Yes on Vote #933 on Bill C-85 Amend the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act and to make related amendments to other ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situations in Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo Thank you, both of you, for being here today and enlightening us on this very important topic. Ms. Madenga, I want to start with you, because ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook I want to thank all of you for being here this morning. I have a question for Mr. Perrault. We're living in a time when elections ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Yes, this is a separate motion. I move that the Standing Committee on Access to information, Privacy and Ethics investigate the relationship between ticket brokers such ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada's Engagement in Asia and Situations in Somalia, South Sudan and the ... I'm interested in how your work would align with certain issues that you have no responsibility for. I'll give you an example. If we take the ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook This is my last question. Obviously you can appreciate there is a difference between a political organization and a private sector organization, and the collection of ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Sovereignty in the Arctic I have a separate question for you, Professor Lackenbauer. I don't have that much time. That's why I want to make sure... These two questions are ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook I don't want to mention any names, but obviously there are certain state actors around the world that have been known to engage in activity to ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Sovereignty in the Arctic You just mentioned right now that China went through the Northwest Passage, and they received our permission to go through. One of the things, in part, ...

Two 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 ...

More than three months ago

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, ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca New affordable rental units for people with disabilities open in Kitchener A new four-storey building in Kitchener will provide 22 new affordable rental units to people with disabilities. The Sydney Avenue building opened Thursday, with Kitchener Centre MP Raj Saini unveiling the project. The federal government committed $2 ...

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. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present Petition E-1364, spearheaded by a remarkable young woman, a constituent of mine, Niara van Gaalen. Ms. van Gaalen is ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Extent of how Canadians' online data used 'very surprising,' MP says It's known that companies use the information Canadians post online to target individuals, but the extent of how much that data is used is "very surprising," according to Kitchener Centre MP Raj Saini. Saini, who sits on parliament's standing committee ...