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Liberal MP for Scarborough Centre (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Posted on Twitter Enjoying spending the day with Anushree and Aditi from @UoTWomeninHouse. They're getting to see a bit of everything… https://t.co/xrBU20rlkd

Posted on Twitter The Canadian Tamil Artist Association held its drama festival on Saturday in Scarborough. A packed auditorium and a… https://t.co/hkxCq83apJ

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter During Women's History Month, I'll be highlighting amazing women who are making an impact in Scarborough Centre. T… https://t.co/GQjJCbtHV5

Posted on Twitter Applications for the 2019 Daughters of the Vote program are now open. Who will be the outstanding young woman from… https://t.co/RLTfUIxTBC

Posted on Twitter Joined the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir in Scarborough on Saturday for their Health Fair. A great service to the c… https://t.co/2J7Qkeglyo

This week

Posted on Twitter Performing Garba with the women at @BAPS in #ScarbTO to celebrate #Navratri. Best wishes to all those who are celeb… https://t.co/OgxJgKCCxJ

A week ago

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Spoke in the House on Filipino Heritage Month moved: That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that Filipino-Canadians have made to Canadian society, the richness of the Filipino ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Firearms Act Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the hon. member for Scarborough—Guildwood. I rise today to speak on C-71, an act to amend certain ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada Conservative Robocall Mentioning MP's Cancer Is 'New Low In Politics': Liberals 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 ...

Mentioned by Calgary Sun Conservative robocall cites Liberal MP's cancer in membership pitch 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 ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Trudeau comments on Maxime Bernier and robocall incident with Liberal MP Salma Zahid Trudeau comments on Maxime Bernier and robocall incident with Liberal MP Salma Zahid. When asked about Maxime Bernier and the robocall incident with Liberal MP Salma Zahid on Thursday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he hopes that the party ...

Mentioned by CTV News PM calls on Tories to do better, after unsettling robocall about Liberal MP's health 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 byelection." In February, Zahid announced she was taking a medical leave to be treated for Stage 4 non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.

More than three months 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 ...

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 ...