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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 Last week I visited Scarborough's @Sesheme to meet the young people that have joined their team this summer through… https://t.co/HvFBGdcSYh

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Our government is matching donations by Canadians to assist the people of #Lebanon. Please see below for now to mak… https://t.co/qqVkrvMwkC

This week

Posted on Twitter Our community office is now open again to serve you on an appointment-only basis. To make an appointment, please ca… https://t.co/Xcvnpl7JrD

Posted on Twitter Great to visit @drtai2 and Wilmar Heights Baptist Church, where youth hired through the Canada Summer Jobs program… https://t.co/RpyuQzpjRP

Posted on Twitter How's this for a sweet summer gig? With help from our government's Canada Summer Jobs program, local youth are gain… https://t.co/b2TIhyMQRH

Posted on Twitter This week I visited The Housing Help Centre to learn more about the services they are offering to the Scarborough C… https://t.co/hlbxFD8Y8m

A month ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Women Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you, Minister Qualtrough and Minister Monsef, for all the work you are doing on behalf of all Canadians, as we all ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Women Thank you, Chair, for an amazing job today. Thank you to all the witnesses for their important input as we try to navigate through this pandemic. ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Welcome to meeting number 6 of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration. The committee meeting today is being held at the request ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Chair, I would like to recognize the work of Agincourt Community Services Association and its tireless executive director, Lee Soda, who ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Chair, in cities and towns across Canada, small businesses are the backbones of our local economies. They are also pillars of ...

More than three months 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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...