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  • Her favourite word is community.

Liberal MP for Scarborough Centre (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #978 on Bill C-21 Amend the Customs

Posted on Twitter We've heard time and time again at #CIMM that when you shut down regular (legal, if you prefer) channels of immigra… https://t.co/BPrF2pyjqO

Posted on Twitter The key words are really safe, orderly and regular. Opponents to the compact falsely claim it will encourage irregu… https://t.co/LKOcUGCi4F

Posted on Twitter @JohnIbbitson While it hasn't been debated in the Commons, the two compacts have been scrutinized by Parliament. We… https://t.co/9HJRg7H4Qu

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, by failing to ensure economic equality for women, we are missing out not only as a society but as an economy. A McKinsey Global ...

Voted Yes on Vote #977 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Voted Yes on Vote #976 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Posted on Twitter Women's economic equality could add $150 billion to Canada’s GDP by 2026. But women face barriers to full labour ma… https://t.co/Tc5I89rqCA

Posted on Twitter It’s time to calm down about the UN Global Compact for Migration https://t.co/7NqLVP4g5f

Posted on Twitter Great event for the community to bring Christmas cheer to the neighbors. Thanks to @StNicholas33 for welcoming ever… https://t.co/CqdJH0uoBD

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Dorset Park Community Hub Mr. Speaker, the Dorset Park Community Hub provides outstanding services to Scarborough. Founded by the Agincourt Community Services Association in 2011 to serve one of Toronto's ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Poverty Mr. Speaker, I represent a riding where many constituents are working hard to join the middle class, but are finding it difficult. The cost of everything ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the National Joint Council’s Relocation Directive, which reimburses federal employees when relocating for work, for the calendar years 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 ...

A month ago

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, ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, in the hon. member's speech he talked about the Canada child benefit. Can the member please explain how the Canada child benefit is making ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Filipino Heritage Month Madam Speaker, I would like to thank all my colleagues who contributed to this important debate, sharing their support for designating June as Filipino heritage month ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Women's History Month Mr. Speaker, October is Women's History Month. This year's theme is #MakeAnImpact. I would like to recognize some of the outstanding women who are making a ...

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.”.

Spoke in the House on Royal Canadian Legion Mr. Speaker, I recently had the privilege of attending a parade recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 617, in my riding of ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on 2017 Wildfires in First Nations Communities Thank you, Chair, and thanks to all the witnesses for coming and providing us this important information in regard to completion of our study. My first ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on the International Organization for Migration Thank you. During your career you have seen first-hand the scale and scope of the global refugee demand. You talked in your comments about it being ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Subject Matter of the Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Votes 1b and 5b ... My next question is about the parents and grandparents category of the stream of immigration. During our committee's study of family reunification, we heard about frustrations ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on Resettlement Issues Related To Yezidi Women and Girls Thank you, Chair. Thanks to all of you for coming today. Special thanks to Nadre Atto for sharing her story. My first question is for Ms. ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Briefing on Resettlement Issues Related To Yezidi Women and Girls Thank you, Chair, and thanks to all of you for coming today. Mr. Khoudeida, based on the work you have done with the Yazidi communities, we ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 1b under Canadian High Arctic Research Station ... Thank you, Chair. Ministers, I'd like to thank you both for your leadership on this difficult file. My first question is for you, Minister Philpott. It ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on 2017 Wildfires in First Nations Communities Thank you, Chair Thank you, Chief, for your very, very powerful presentation and providing us insight. My first question is in regard to data collection. We've ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Federal Government Policies and Guidelines Regarding Medical Inadmissibility of Immigrants Thank you, Chair. Thanks, Minister, for coming today, and thanks for undertaking the fundamental review of the “excessive demand” provision, because we have heard, in the ...