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  • Her favourite word is family.

Liberal MP for Scarborough Centre (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 51% of the vote.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Joined two rallies today to protest violence against Rohingya in Myanmar. Raising our voices for peace and human ri… https://t.co/InNm5G3TwE

Posted on Twitter Thanks to everyone who came to our Nature Walk along the Gatineau Hydro Corridors, yoga & some sports. Great way to… https://t.co/KdTI2WMJCp

This week

Posted on Twitter My Ottawa & Scarborough staff are all smiles for @TimHortons smile cookies, supporting great local causes for kids.… https://t.co/iGKvzzFynb

Posted on Twitter I will miss my friend and Team #ScarbTO colleague @ArnoldChanLib. He was here for all the right reasons. My love to… https://t.co/7NnZAxwCAu

Posted on Twitter Thank you to Bangladesh for all the work they are doing helping Rohingya fleeing Myanmar. https://t.co/YIcrNC1Ldi

Posted on Twitter For every $1 Smile Cookie sold this week @TimHortons, 2 kids get a hot breakfast from Children's Breakfast Clubs. :… https://t.co/MVHo44BhxK

Three months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Spoke in the House on St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church Mr. Speaker, I would like to recognize St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church in my riding of Scarborough Centre, which recently celebrated its 199th anniversary. This is a ...

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Spoke in the House on Philippine Independence Day Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House today to recognize the Philippines' Independence Day, which commemorates the 1898 declaration of independence by the Philippines after 300 ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Madam Speaker, I am speaking today in support of Bill C-45, not just as the member of Parliament for Scarborough Centre but as a mother who ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, during the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration's study of family reunification, we heard from many witnesses that the two-year conditional permanent residence for ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants and M-39, Immigration to Atlantic Canada Thank you, Chair. Thanks to the officials for coming out. I know it has been delayed a few times. As we conclude our study on immigration ...

Spoke in the House on Ramadan Mr. Speaker, Ramadan is a blessed and revered month for Muslims all over the world. The word sawm, or fasting, is one of the five major ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present petition e-761, which has been signed by more than 2,000 Canadians across Canada. Many of them are my constituents ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants and 2011 LGBTQ Refugee Pilot Project Thank you, Chair, and my thanks to all the witnesses for appearing before the committee today and for all the work you are doing with the ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Madam Speaker, housing is a pressing issue in my riding of Scarborough Centre. Affordable housing is increasingly limited and in poor shape. It is our job ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants Thank you, Chair. Thanks to both the witnesses for coming today. One of the biggest concerns I have heard all throughout this study is about the ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Madam Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise in the House today to speak to budget 2017. It is a continuation of the plan that we ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on 2011 LGBTQ Refugee Pilot Project Thanks to the officials for coming today as we start this study. Let me first say that I'm very supportive of the objectives of this program, ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants Thank you, Chair, and thanks to all the witnesses for coming and providing their important input for the study. My first question is for Mr. Kriek. ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com uReport: New Costco business centre opens in Scarborough ... are Marc-André Bally, Vice-President, Business Centre for Costco Wholesale Canada (left); Michael Thompson, Councillor, Ward 37 Scarborough Centre; Salma Zahid, Federal MP Scarborough Centre; Roslyn Houser of Goodmans LLP; and Andrée Brien, ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants Thank you, Chair. Thanks to both the witnesses for appearing before the committee. My first question is to both the witnesses. Both of you could provide ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com uReport: New Costco business centre opens in Scarborough ... are Marc-André Bally, Vice-President, Business Centre for Costco Wholesale Canada (left); Michael Thompson, Councillor, Ward 37 Scarborough Centre; Salma Zahid, Federal MP Scarborough Centre; Roslyn Houser of Goodmans LLP; and Andrée Brien, ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Immigration Consultants I'll go to my next question. It seems to me that the issue of consultants keeps coming before this committee. The same problems are identified, recommendations ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the Updated Mandate Letter of the Minister of Immigration, Refugees ... Thank you, Chair. Thanks, Minister, for coming and for appearing before the committee. I will take this opportunity to congratulate you on your new role. Minister, ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Scarborough Town Centre hosts Year of the Rooster celebrations Mayor John Tory, Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker, Councillor Paul Ansile, MP Salma Zahid and MPP Raymond Councillor Chin Lee wish everyone good fortunes in the Year of the Rooster, with entrepreneur & community activist, Rosa Chan, STC Property ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Scarborough Town Centre hosts Year of the Rooster celebrations Mayor John Tory, Councillor Glenn De Baeremaeker, Councillor Paul Ansile, MP Salma Zahid and MPP Raymond Councillor Chin Lee wish everyone good fortunes in the Year of the Rooster, with entrepreneur & community activist, Rosa Chan, STC Property ...

Mentioned by The Suburban Newspaper Anti-Semitic incidents condemned by government Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Scarborough Centre Liberal MP Salma Zahid last Thursday condemned several recent anti-Semitic incidents that took place in various Canadian locales, including Montreal and Ottawa. According to media reports, a week ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) 'We live in a globalized world,' House most ethnically diverse in Canadian history, but still has long way to go ... ... MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette, Liberal MP Salma Zahid, Liberal MP Shaun Chen, Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, Conservative MP Ziad Aboultaif and Liberal Randeep Sarai. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright and the Parliament of Canada.