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Liberal MP for Kitchener Centre (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Had a wonderful discussion with the very talented and intelligent students @ONEKCI - thank you Ms. Skinner for your… https://t.co/x5n9bCvTMi

Posted on Twitter Happy to join my colleagues @ReepGreen to announce the Ontario allocation of the Low-Carbon Economy Fund in the am… https://t.co/PQ3qYkCsoS

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #435 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Posted on Twitter Proud to attend the announcement welcoming 4 new #Canada150  Research Chairs. Congrats to these very talented… https://t.co/CTvmU6htLA

This week

Posted on Twitter Congratulations again to the #Canada150 Awards recipients! Here's a preview of the recipients from Saturday's cere… https://t.co/6jveo1x3Gs

Voted Yes on Vote #434 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Voted No on Vote #433 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

A week ago

Posted on Twitter (4 of 4) - enjoyed the community pot luck tonight at St Paul's Anglican Church with many new Syrian newcomers. Than… https://t.co/3dQ9dAMQKu

Posted on Twitter (3 of 4) - Next stop the annual #christkindlemarket @DTKitchener @KWAwesome https://t.co/RpoIBOgIdJ

Didn't vote on Vote #432 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Didn't vote on Vote #431 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on The Situation in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years after the ... Ms. Cianfarani, I would like to start with you. We've heard that this treaty is going to establish a new global standard for the import and ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Indigenous People in the Correctional System In a minute and a half I'll ask a very simple question and you can give me an answer in a minute and a half. Obviously ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-58, Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the ... The amendment reads: That Bill C-58, in clause 6, be amended by adding after line 34 on page 3 the following: Limitation (1.1) The head of ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Briefing on the Committee’s power to summon persons, papers and records and ... You talk about the coefficient of variance, and I just want to get an idea, having also been in business. When five companies bid on a ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-47 I would like to read something for you, because I think it's important. The United States, as you know, has signed the treaty. They have not ...

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-58, Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the ... Thank you, Madam Commissioner. It's always a pleasure to see you here. There are some points of clarification that I would like to ask regarding the ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-47 and Briefing with the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee ... The second question I have has come up through your remarks. It is about the EU. I want to discuss something that the foreign minister, Rinkevics, ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-58, Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the ... Obviously, you can appreciate that we want to make life a bit easier, so we want to create proactive disclosure in general. I'm thinking of the ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 months 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 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 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 ...

More than 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 ...

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, ...

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 ...