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Liberal MP for Kitchener Centre (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Thank you @Bill_Morneau for coming to visit our inspirational entrepreneurs @communitech and the @RegionWaterloo https://t.co/71Qatb849g

Posted on Twitter We made a promise to the middle class. That promise is lower taxes and making sure everyone pays their fair share. https://t.co/d3RO0K2u8P

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, for two years, our government has been working to help grow the economy and strengthen the middle class. The economy is now stronger and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #369 on Bill C-57 Amend the Federal Sustainable Development

Voted No on Vote #368 Opposition Motion (Support for forestry workers)

Posted on Twitter From my work in Ottawa, to delivering results here in Kitchener, to community gatherings - what a great two years… https://t.co/Zs4OfoCpI2

Posted on Twitter On the 2nd anniversary of my election, I would like to profoundly thank the people of Kitchener Centre for the trus… https://t.co/jHpRLJEFPq

Posted on Twitter Canada's economy is growing faster than it has in more than a decade - Min. Morneau delivers our govn'ts Fall Econo… https://t.co/g59vAbRhui

Posted on Twitter Today is the festival of Diwali and Bandi Chhor Divas. I wish everyone a sweet and happy day of celebration with yo… https://t.co/cReIg6UPTn

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #367 Private Members' Business M-108 (Contribution of ranchers and farmers)

Voted No on Vote #366 on Bill C-349 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other acts (criminal organization)

Didn't vote on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Provision of Assistance to Canadians in Difficulty Abroad You mentioned in your opening comments that 97% of consular cases are routine. That would leave 3%, which I calculated to be about 8,000 cases that ...

Spoke in the House on German Heritage Month Mr. Speaker, I rise today to mark the start of German Heritage Month. This month we recognize the contributions that German Canadians have made to our ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Federally Funded Health Research moved: That the Standing Committee on Health be instructed to undertake a study on ways of increasing benefits to the public resulting from federally funded health ...

Spoke in the House on Export and Import Permits Act Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to an export control system that is rigorous, transparent, and predictable. We believe that regulating the international arms trade is ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Canadians at Airports, Borders and Travelling in the United States When you talked about passwords, you were very clear in stating that there should be a lower expectation of privacy at the border and that, if ...

Spoke in the House on Access to Information Act Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak on the amendments to the Access to Information Act and the significant reforms our government is proposing in Bill ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Good afternoon. Thank you very much for coming here today. I want to pick up on this idea of consent. I don't want to kill the ...

Spoke in the House on World Pharmacists Day Mr. Speaker, today we celebrate World Pharmacists Day. This celebration has a particular significance in Canada this year as we celebrate 400 years of pharmacy in ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on A Food Policy for Canada Thank you very much. I want to touch on a point that Mr. Lambert raised about educating physicians about the quality of eggs. I'm a pharmacist ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Canadians at Airports, Borders and Travelling in the United States Now that we're here, I want to ask a bit of a technical question because certain things happened in the spring. The FCC changed some of ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by TheRecord.com Ray of Hope gets $1.15M from Ottawa for youth job-skills program "Projects like this one can help put regular paycheques into the reach of those who need it," said Kitchener Centre MP Raj Saini. Too often, Saini said, youth get stuck in a cycle where they have no experience so they don't get a job, and because they ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by TheRecord.com A call for notable citizens WATERLOO REGION — Some of the region's federal and provincial politicians are looking for notable citizens to celebrate in honour of Canada's 150th anniversary. Kitchener Centre MP Raj Saini wants nominations in four categories: promoting diversity, ...

Mentioned by Exchange Morning Post (press release) The Governments of Ontario and Canada announced significant funding for affordable housing units across Waterloo ... ... MPP Daiene Vernile was joined by MP Adam Vaughn, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), Kitchener Centre MP Raj Saini, ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Governments of Canada and Ontario Celebrate Affordable Housing in Waterloo Region Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Raj Saini, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, and Daiene Vernile, Member of Provincial Parliament for Kitchener-Centre, on behalf of the ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) CORRECTION/Governments of Canada and Ontario Celebrate Affordable Housing in Waterloo Region Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Raj Saini, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, and Daiene Vernile, Member of Provincial Parliament for Kitchener-Centre, on behalf of the ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Media Advisory: Governments of Canada and Ontario Celebrate New Affordable Housing in Waterloo Region For the announcement, media are invited to join Adam Vaughan, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Raj Saini, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre, and Daiene Vernile, Member of Provincial ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Canadians at Airports, Borders and Travelling in the United States Good afternoon, everybody. Ms. Bhandari, my first question is for you since you're in the United States. I have a very hard time understanding this, because ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Development Finance Initiative Ms. Greene, you talked about sectoral or geographic forms of investment. The question I have is with regard to when you're making investments. Let's take banking ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Development Finance Initiative and Human Rights Situation in South Sudan Thank you very much for coming here. Mr. Carter, I'm going to start off with you, because I read a report that you had written back ...

Spoke in the House on James Dynerowicz Mr. Speaker, I rise today to commemorate the life of Sergeant Robert James Dynerowicz, a member of the Royal Canadian Dragoons, who passed away last month ...

Spoke in the House on Nutrition International Mr. Speaker, I rise today to draw attention to the 25th anniversary of Micronutrient Initiative, an organization respected around the world for its efforts to eliminate ...