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  • His favourite word is countries.

Liberal MP for Kitchener Centre (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Busy day in #Manila. Started the morning with a visit to @UNmigration. They do great work in preparing new immigran… https://t.co/aBFUCbemD6

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #674 Private Members' Business M-168 (Net neutrality)

Didn't vote on Vote #673 on Bill C-326 Amend the Department of Health Act (drinking water guidelines)

Didn't vote on Vote #672 on Bill C-354 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (use of wood)

Didn't vote on Vote #671 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Didn't vote on Vote #670 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Posted on Twitter The Transportation Modernization Act is now law in Canada. We are implementing new air passenger rights, and new st… https://t.co/AlLkpxsPBz

This week

Posted on Twitter Dear Nicole and Adam, sorry to have missed your special day but I am sending my love and good wishes. ❤️ https://t.co/mUp4Vzn4xL

Posted on Twitter CEO @whyteceo explained how the Enabling Accessibility Fund is helping @ROH_1967 with an accessible entrance and a… https://t.co/PVT0qm6PoA

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Today, we rededicate ourselves to a future where every single one of us – regardless of our gender expression, gend… https://t.co/yDcd5jubdU

Posted on Twitter Visited Hugo Cres & Lorne Ave wastewater collection & treatment project where our govt invested over $1.5M in Green… https://t.co/W8Se33nH9D

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Okay. Ms. Denham, I have a couple of questions for you. There is one thing that concerns me that's occurring in England right now. Cambridge Analytica ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Office ot the Commissioner of Lobbying, ... Good morning to you both. Thank you very much for coming. I'll be giving some of my time to Mr. Sheehan this morning. I want to ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Review of the House of Commons Electronic Petitions System and Use of ... Mr. Gagnon, can you help me with the procedure here? Somebody gives you a paper petition, and there are 25 signatures on it. The 25 signatures ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook I just want to paint a broader picture so you can help the committee understand the effect of this issue on the Brexit campaign. You had ...

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 at the Information & Ethics committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Office ot the Commissioner of Lobbying, ... Good morning, Mr. Therrien. Thank you very much for coming with your colleagues. I'm going to start off with a general question. As you're aware, we ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Advancements of Technology and Research in the Agriculture Industry that can Support ... I just have one question. I'm going to preface some of my remarks from the Barton report, which I know, Mr. Petelle, you wrote about. I ...

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 ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook After reading your article, I noted, and you reiterated the same point, that there is an increased attentiveness when you see negative ads. Right now we ...

Spoke in the House on World Immunization Week Mr. Speaker, I rise today to mark World Immunization Week. This week, organizations and individuals around the world come together to highlight the work needed to ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook The chair of the committee, Damian Collins, in response to something that Ms. Kaiser says, says, “ On a point of clarification, you mentioned Chris Wylie ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, before I begin, I would like to take a moment to offer my condolences to the victims of the van attack in Toronto. My ...

Mentioned by TheRecord.com UW's quantum tech behind new radar for Arctic surveillance Michael Reimer, left, a lead researcher at the Institute for Quantum Comuputing, gives a tour of the Quantum Photonic Devices Lab to Bardish Chagger, MP for Waterloo, Waterloo Regional Chair Ken Seiling and Raj Saini, MP for Kitchener Centre on ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Stephen Hawking Mr. Speaker, on March 14, the world lost a brilliant mind. Stephen Hawking sought to better understand the underlying laws that govern the universe. He probed ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present a petition signed by dozens of Canadian scientists, health researchers, and members of civil society who work in the ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, this week is an opportunity to bring together people of all ages from across Canada to celebrate and discuss our development achievements. This week ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Commons Studios to rent out top-of-the-line filming equipment The Commons Studio provides state of the art studio space, editing suites, and film equipment rental for local film makers. (Raj Saini/ Twitter). Filmmakers in Waterloo region will now be able to rent out industry-standard film equipment like lighting ...

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Vimy's Nassif: "Medical research is the only way forward." A private member's bill tabled by Kitchener Centre MP Raj Saini in the House of Commons garnered the support of Vimy MP Eva Nassif this month. The bill would ask Ottawa's standing committee on health to study and report on ways of increasing benefits ...

Spoke in the House on Federally Funded Health Research Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank all members of this House from all parties who spoke to Motion No. 132. As I said initially, the ...

Mentioned by The Kitchener Post Fear-mongering no replacement for cannabis facts While attending the public meeting on cannabis with the four local members of Parliament earlier this month, I was struck by the scaremongering rhetoric on display from the front. Cambridge MP Bryan May, Kitchener-Centre MP Raj Saini, Kitchener South ...

Mentioned by TheRecord.com Fear-mongering no replacement for cannabis facts While attending the public meeting on cannabis with the four local members of Parliament earlier this month, I was struck by the scaremongering rhetoric on display from the front. Cambridge MP Bryan May, Kitchener-Centre MP Raj Saini, Kitchener ...