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  • Her favourite word is immigration.

Liberal MP for Scarborough Centre (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Amazing showcase of local talent at the Birkdale Art in the Park event in #ScarbTO. Over 40 arts vendors and live m… https://t.co/2nHAypM8uk

Posted on Twitter @stefiamandai @JohnTory @Thompson_37 Stefanie, I'm sorry to hear of your ticketing issues. Unfortunately, this is s… https://t.co/AQEYtYzgZf

Posted on Twitter It was a pleasure to join @scarbWALKforALS at Thomson Park in #ScarbTO this morning. Thanks to all the community me… https://t.co/2KticTDcyh

Posted on Twitter It was great to be at Dorset Park Day event. https://t.co/491Vwq6Rwy

Posted on Twitter It was a pleasure to join community members at Jing Yin Temple and @HeartandStroke1 in #ScarbTO this morning for t… https://t.co/BYoPpewsJf

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Thanks for coming to our annual #ScarbTO seniors fair! https://t.co/LeRy1LGUiw

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Didn't vote on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Didn't vote on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Didn't vote on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Didn't vote on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Toronto.com Scarborough MP Salma Zahid says her cancer treatment is nearly over Scarborough Centre MP Salma Zahid said her cancer treatment is going well, and nearly over. “I'm on my way to recovery,” said Zahid, who has had chemotherapy every third week since was diagnosed with non-Hodgkins lymphoma in February. Her last ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Ramadan Mr. Speaker, I would like to wish Ramadan Mubarak to Muslims in Canada and around the world celebrating the holy month of Ramadan. It is a ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times PMO's Purchase, McNair welcome babies Liberal MP Salma Zahid is reportedly in good spirits as she focuses on her treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Jeff Jedras, her executive assistant, said in an email that she has completed her first round of chemotherapy and is at home resting. “We'll ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Brinkwire (press release) Toronto-area MP Salma Zahid diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma OTTAWA — Liberal MP Salma Zahid says she's taking a medical leave to be treated for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Zahid, who represents a Toronto-area riding, says she received the diagnosis in the last week. It followed weeks of intermittent pain that ...

Mentioned by TheSpec.com Toronto-area MP Salma Zahid diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma OTTAWA — Liberal MP Salma Zahid says she's taking a medical leave to be treated for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Zahid, who represents a Toronto-area riding, says she received the diagnosis in the last week. It followed weeks of intermittent pain that ...

Mentioned by Toronto.com Scarborough Centre MP Salma Zahid on leave after cancer diagnosis Scarborough Centre MP Salma Zahid, seen here with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during her 2015 election campaign, has taken a leave of absence following a cancer diagnosis. - Cole Burston/Toronto Star. Salma Zahid, Liberal MP for Scarborough Centre ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Toronto-area MP Salma Zahid diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma OTTAWA — Liberal MP Salma Zahid says she's taking a medical leave to be treated for non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. Zahid, who represents a Toronto-area riding, says she received the diagnosis in the last week. It followed weeks of intermittent pain that ...

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 in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, February 4 is World Cancer Day. A lot of Canadians from across the country live with or know someone who is battling cancer. Let ...

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 in the House on Ian Jones Mr. Speaker, I would like to pay tribute to a constituent of mine, Ian Jones, who passed away on October 16th after a brief illness. I ...

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 in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, from coast to coast to coast, housing advocates are raving about Canada's first-ever national housing strategy. Many are calling the national housing strategy a ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, Canada's story is the story of immigration. Those who choose Canada bring with them their unique culture, skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit that strengthens ...

Spoke in the House on Islamic Heritage Month Mr. Speaker, I rise as a proud Muslim Canadian to recognize October as Islamic Heritage Month. Over one million Muslims are proud to call Canada home. ...

Spoke in the House on Scarborough Centre Multifaith Council Mr. Speaker, in my two years as the member of Parliament for Scarborough Centre, I have been privileged to visit many different places of worship. No ...

Spoke in the House on Situation in Myanmar Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Compton—Stanstead. I rise today to take part in this important debate on the violence ...