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  • Her favourite word is community.

Liberal MP for Scarborough Centre (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2019, with 55% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to all of my colleagues taking on cabinet responsibilities. It is a diverse and talented team, and… https://t.co/NBseYOnJ6U

This week

Posted on Twitter Great work by the Scarborough Knights of Columbus organizing their Coats for Kids event. It's getting chilly in Sca… https://t.co/lhQ7bae7d5

A week ago

Posted on Twitter An important day to stop and remember the sacrifice made by the veterans so that we may enjoy the freedoms that we… https://t.co/60kdtmWtYW

Posted on Twitter It was amazing to see so many young people on hand on yesterday at the City of Toronto's #ScarbTO Remembrance Day c… https://t.co/zLWyUQqj6X

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Thanks to @karimkanji for organising the #pumpkinparade at Terraview Park in #ScarbTO. Hot chocolate was a welcomed… https://t.co/MpS2zSqUyL

Posted on Twitter The Scarborough Community Renewal Organization is hosting its annual "Anchor Talk Breakfast" on Nov. 2nd with Eliza… https://t.co/EJWtXxwyHX

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, I would like to present a petition signed by hundreds of my constituents who are concerned about the deteriorating situation in Libya. They call ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Voted No on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Voted Yes on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

Spoke in the House on Filipino Heritage Month Mr. Speaker, for the first time this month, Canadians from coast to coast to coast are celebrating Filipino Heritage Month. Thanks to the unanimous passage of ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I would like to present a petition signed by hundreds of my constituents. They are calling upon the House of Commons to support Bill ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, this week Canada is welcoming the world in Vancouver for Women Deliver, the world's largest gathering on gender equality, health, rights and well-being of ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Main Estimates 2019-20: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30 and ... Thank you, Chair. Thanks a lot, Minister. Thanks to all the officials also for joining us in the committee today. Minister, among the many mean-spirited cuts ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Main Estimates 2019-20: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Department for Women ... Thanks, Minister, for coming to the committee today. I'll be splitting my time with my colleague, Bob Bratina. Minister, I understand that the department is receiving ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Treatment of Women Within the Department of National Defence Thank you, Chair. Thanks to the witnesses for coming today. We have been hearing from various witnesses in this study. One complaint that we have heard ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Treatment of Women Within the Department of National Defence Thank you, Madam Chair, and to the witnesses. Thanks, Ms. Nash and Ms. Perron for sharing your stories with us. It's very heartbreaking. My first question ...

Spoke in the House on Ramadan Mr. Speaker, every year Muslims across the world take part in Ramadan. As we fast from dawn to sunset for the next month, we take the ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 301 to 310 (Part 4, Division 16) (Immigration ... Thanks to all the witnesses for coming today and for providing your testimony. Clause 306 of Bill C-97 would render an individual ineligible to make a ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 291 to 300 (Part 4, Division 15) (An ... Thank you, Chair. Thanks to all the witnesses for your important testimony. Mr. Dean, based on this legislation, the minister will appoint the majority of the ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Treatment of Women Within the Department of National Defence Thank you, Madam Chair, and thanks to all three of you for coming out today. Thank you for your courage and determination, and being a daughter ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Settlement Services Across Canada and Subject Matter of Clauses 291 to 300 ... One other issue, which we heard about during our study and which we hear from the constituents all the time, is the complexity of the forms. ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I have not had the opportunity to speak at length in this place for some time, and I am happy to have the opportunity ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Cancer Society Mr. Speaker, the Canadian Cancer Society has launched its annual daffodil campaign to raise funds to support its life-changing programs, groundbreaking research and important advocacy efforts, ...

Spoke in the House on Danielle Moore Mr. Speaker, I rise to honour the memory of Danielle Moore, a Scarborough native, who lost her life in the crash of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302. ...

Mentioned by Philippine Canadian Inquirer House of Commons declares “June as Filipino Heritage Month” across Canada Motion 155 was moved and introduced in the House of Commons by Honourable Salma Zahid, a Liberal Member of Parliament for Scarborough Centre , Toronto. In her privilege speech, MP Zahid reasoned out that in the opinion of the House of Commons, ...

Mentioned by Toronto.com Islamic art exhibit in Scarborough will display works from many lands People are invited to a free art exhibit organized for Islamic History Month at the Scarborough Civic Centre. The exhibit, hosted by the Multi-Faith Council of Scarborough Centre and the riding's MP, Salma Zahid, is from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26 ...

Mentioned by Osburn Oracle 'A new low': Conservative robocall tries to exploit Liberal MP's cancer diagnosis 'A new low': Conservative robocall tries to exploit Liberal MP's cancer diagnosis. October 17, 2018. OTTAWA — CTV ... He encouraged supporters to join the party, stating that the Liberal MP Salma Zahid was “very ill” and “there may be a need for a ...

Mentioned by Tricycle Buddha Buzz Weekly: Oct. 6, 2018 Salma Zahid, a member of parliament representing Scarborough Centre in Ontario, said on Twitter that Suu Kyi's “unwillingness to take any moral leadership for the genocide of the Rohingya in her country is inexcusable, and deeply disappointing.”.

Mentioned by ClickLancashire Canadian MPs vote to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of honorary citizenship ... in response to crimes committed against the Rohingya minority. Member of Parliament Salma Zahid called Aung San Suu Kyi's "unwillingness to take any moral leadership. inexcusable, and deeply disappointing". ... a year ago, many alleging army abuses ...

Mentioned by CP24 Toronto's Breaking News Conservative robocall pitches memberships tied to Liberal MP's cancer CTV News said late Wednesday that it has audio of the call in which a man who says he's the vice president of the Scarborough Centre riding association asks supporters to join the party, stating Salma Zahid was "very ill" and "there may be a need for a ...