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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 Congratulations to all Waterloo Region Hall of Fame 2017 Inductees - induction ceremony hosted by @PaviaJoe1964… https://t.co/63KbGq206A

Posted on Twitter Expressing my support for our Somalian community at their fundraiser for #famine relief with @MarwanTabbaraMP… https://t.co/gzj4bdgEDg

Posted on Twitter Pleased to honour Cloe Calender, Lauris DaCosta, and Gord Davis at Canadian Caribbean Association - pioneers who bu… https://t.co/FLR8hQM7gG

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to the @AthleteFactory_ on their grand opening in Kitchener today! A place where sport meets commun… https://t.co/7tEMasmuNU

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Wishing everyone a happy Friday and remember: https://t.co/cyXqPOGRD6

Posted on Twitter It was a pleasure to attend the @capacitycanada Annual Celebration Lunch and hear the Hon. @BardishKW speak.… https://t.co/9GWFHI6EkA

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on United States and Canadian Foreign Policy Good morning to both of you—two people from my hometown—and thank you very much for coming today. I'm very happy to have you both here today. ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on United States and Canadian Foreign Policy Good morning. Thank you very much for being here this morning. My first question is regarding the trilateral summit that you mentioned, Mr. Morrison. As we ...

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Voted No on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

Three weeks ago

Voted No on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Voted No on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Thanks to all of you for your opening remarks. Ms. Backman, I've read your brief, and in your opening comments you've already answered a couple of ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... When we look at the five central Asian republics, one thing Russia tried to do to maintain its hegemony or control over that area was to ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Thank you very much, all of you, for being here today. I just want to pick up on the right to be forgotten. There's been a ...

Mentioned by Exchange Morning Post (press release) Posted Tuesday April 4, 2017 $1.899 billion in federal funding for Regional Express Rail will provide our community with improved transit on the Kitchener line and benefit the residents of Waterloo Region in turn. Raj Saini, Member of Parliament for Kitchener Centre announced that ...

A month ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca 2-way, all-day GO still 10 years off, despite boost from feds Kitchener Centre Liberal MP Raj Saini said over $752 million would be available to help bankroll work on the 40.2 km of track along the Kitchener GO line between Mount Pleasant Station in Georgetown and Union Station in downtown Toronto. The funding ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Feds announce $752M for Toronto-Waterloo GO line The federal government has announced more than $752 million for infrastructure upgrades to the GO line between Kitchener and Toronto. Kitchener Centre MP Raj Saini made the announcement of $752,652,500 in funding Friday morning at the Region of ...

Mentioned by 570 News $752.6 million announced for Kitchener GO line: brings all-day GO Train service closer All-day two-way GO Train service between Kitchener and Toronto is one step closer to reality with a federal funding announcement of more than $750-million. MP Raj Saini explains what the money is for. “The project that is specific to us, the Kitchener ...

Mentioned by 570 News Centre in the Square recieves more Canada 150 funding Kitchener-Centre MP Raj Saini tells 570 News the money will help Centre in the Square reduce its footprint. “It's a recycling project that will benefit the facility for years to come.” Meanwhile, Kitchener Mayor Berry Vrbanovic says the infrastructure ...

Mentioned by Waterloo Record Federal grants means reduced carbon footprint for Centre in the Square "By improving community infrastructure … we are helping to boost economic activity and maintain a high quality of life for residents of all ages," said Kitchener Centre MP Raj Saini, who announced the federal government's $395,000 grant on Wednesday ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Security of Canada Information Sharing Act (SCISA) and Personal Information Protection and ... Good afternoon. I'm sorry about being late today. This is a very important and I think necessary discussion. I want to start with the bogeyman, as ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... The next question I want to ask is about the disinformation that's happening right now. The reason I say this, having visited Ukraine and Kiev, and ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Statutory Review of the Freezing Assets of Corrupt Foreign Officials Act and ... Thank you very much, Ms. Oliker, for being here. You have written in your previous articles of how Russia wants to come back into a bipolar ...

Spoke in the House on Operation UNIFIER Mr. Chair, I am proud to rise today to speak in favour of our government's extension of Operation Unifier. In the face of ongoing Russian military ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Waterloo Mr. Speaker, I rise today to welcome the University of Waterloo to Parliament Hill. The University of Waterloo is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year. The ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Bring on the Sunshine Festival Mr. Speaker, I rise today to celebrate the work of the Bring on the Sunshine festival, a grassroots event that fosters a positive and creative space ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Science Mr. Speaker, our government supports science research. We know that scientific expertise must inform decision making. Could the Minister of Science update the House on the ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I rise today to celebrate the importance of culture and diversity in our country and to highlight some of the investments our government is ...

Spoke in the House on Christkindl Market in Kitchener Mr. Speaker, I rise today to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the award-winning Christkindl Market in Kitchener. This market is based on the centuries-old German tradition ...

Spoke in the House on International Day for Tolerance Mr. Speaker, today we celebrate the 20th International Day for Tolerance. This day was designated by the United Nations to highlight the importance of strengthening tolerance ...