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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.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter This week's update to my constituents in Scarborough Centre on the government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic… https://t.co/DoaD7C3H6c

Posted on Twitter 2nd town hall is Thursday, April 2nd from 7PM to 8PM, for all constituent. I'll update on what we're doing to figh… https://t.co/0uQNBG6bSq

Posted on Twitter I will be hosting two virtual town halls on my Facebook page next week. The first, on Tuesday, March 31st from Noo… https://t.co/uFPrmmcDqq

Posted on Twitter It's important that people whose first language is not English know the steps that need to be taken to stop the spr… https://t.co/N1bNZ44Lo5

Posted on Twitter Canada's small and medium-sized businesses have told us that they need more help, and we've listened. Today, the Pr… https://t.co/NMWkD4N8lF

Posted on Twitter This web site has a good summary of the federal government support available in response to COVID-19: https://t.co/jUDhD88wFz

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Telecommunications Mr. Speaker, now more than ever Canadians rely on cellphones for their work, school, finances and health care, making access to high-quality and affordable service absolutely ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I would like to present petition e-2391, which is signed by over 4,000 people from across Canada who are concerned about amendments made to ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Supplementary Estimates (B), 2019-20: Vote 5b under Department for Women and Gender ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you, Minister, for coming before the committee. I want to take this opportunity to thank you for all the work you ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Briefing on Women and Gender Equality Canada Thank you, Madam Chair. Thanks a lot to all of you for coming out today and for all the work that you do on this important ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 Madam Speaker, it was a viral photo that touched so many hearts. A selfie of a mother and daughter in their airplane seats sent to the ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United States-Mexico Implementation Act Madam Speaker, we are here today to talk about the new North American Free Trade Agreement. Whether we call it NAFTA 2.0, the USMCA or CUSMA, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Resumption of debate on Address in Reply Madam Speaker, congratulations on your appointment. It is a pleasure to rise for the first time in this 43rd Parliament. Before I turn to the Speech ...

Voted No on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Spoke in the House on Supplementary Estimates (A), 2019-20 Mr. Chair, it is an honour to rise today in the 43rd Parliament. In the last four years the government has made good progress on family ...

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 ...

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 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 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 ...

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 ...