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Liberal MP for Kitchener Centre (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @Francis_Drouin @kathrynforrest5 Congratulations! Such a beautiful couple. All the best!

Posted on Twitter Happy Saturday everyone! What a nice mild day for #KWRibfest - happy to drop by and join my colleagues today! https://t.co/E38AsJgJT2

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter The strengthened #CanadaChildBenefit is here! The #CCB will now have a max. annual benefit of $6,496 per child unde… https://t.co/DddzOPFCwy

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Welcoming Minister Duclos to Waterloo Region for our government's enhanced #canadachildbenefit announcement https://t.co/0mNNCHDS6z

Posted on Twitter I'll be at Victoria Park for #KWRibfest this Saturday around noon, make sure you say hello! and for everyone biking… https://t.co/0cI5n59cDj

This week

Posted on Twitter Touring veriform Inc. With Minister. @cathmckenna that are doing an amazing work to tackle climate change while gro… https://t.co/3FQbZx7Uxr

Three weeks 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 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 ...

A month ago

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, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Sovereignty in the Arctic Good afternoon, everybody. Thank you very much for coming. My question is for my good friend, Ambassador Steil. You mentioned the Chinese Arctic white paper released ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Meeting with a Delegation from Tibet and Meeting with a Delegation from ... —which you probably know, so I'm very familiar with the presence in India. I actually don't have a question. I have an opinion that I want ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Good morning, Mr. Silvester. There are two points I want to raise. One, in response to Mr. Erskine-Smith the last time your were here, you said, ...

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 ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and L25 under ... Thank you very much for being here this afternoon. I want to ask a question about something that I read in your departmental plan. If you ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook One of the things we've heard in testimony is that AIQ and SCL and Cambridge Analytica have been involved in many, many elections around the world. ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20 and L25 under ... The second question I have is also about your departmental plan. I recently came back from Japan, South Korea, and the Phillippines, and I had the ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situations in Somalia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo Thank you very much for coming here today and providing your insight. One of the questions I have is about elections, and you've talked about elections. ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Breach of personal information involving Cambridge Analytica and Facebook Good afternoon, I guess, to you, Mr. Wylie. I have just a quick question. This is something regarding the testimony you gave last week and it ...

Three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

More than three 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...