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  • His favourite word is chair.

Liberal MP for Mississauga—Lakeshore (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 48% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter In 2020, over 82 million people worldwide were forcibly displaced, more than 2x the population of Canada. Today, we… https://t.co/SaetunlR64

Posted on Twitter A very #HappyFathersDay to my Dad, and to all fathers, grandfathers and men who are raising and parenting children.… https://t.co/HZPBRYl8Vn

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Tributes are coming in from around the world to remember and honour Kenneth Kaunda, Zambia’s first President, who l… https://t.co/izQE62TCcm

This week

Voted No on Vote #148 Question of privilege

Voted No on Vote #149 Opposition Motion (Censure of the Minister of National Defence)

Voted Yes on Vote #150 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #151 Concurrence in estimates

Voted Yes on Vote #152 on Bill C-33

Posted on Twitter An excellent opportunity for Canadian university grads under 30 years of age who are interested in parliamentary… https://t.co/OBp1pc5lBC

Posted on Twitter The unfolding humanitarian crisis in #Tigray is impacting over 5 million people. It is progressively worsening and… https://t.co/idzAVGH9Wf

Posted on Twitter As societies, we are measured by how well we protect our most vulnerable members. Many elderly in our midst face is… https://t.co/iT2yoMKL6g

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the following periodic report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development: ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, Palestinian civilians are suffering profound hardship, as a result of the recent violence, displacement and loss of life and have endured unimaginable pain. All ...

A month ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Madam Chair, the Conservatives may wish to discuss what's in their motion. I'm going to refer the committee to what I think we should be doing ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Sir David Attenborough Tribute Mr. Speaker, on May 8, Sir David Attenborough celebrates 95 years on the blue planet, and I take the floor to wish him a very happy ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Madam Chair, thank you very much. I appreciate the motion. Mr. Bezan has every right to bring it. I would like to give the committee my ...

Spoke in the House on Mississauga Doctor Retires Madam Speaker, I would like to recognize a long-serving, much-loved physician in Mississauga, Dr. Edric Sum and to congratulate him on his retirement. Dr. Sum was ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Canadian Armed Forces Operations, Access to ... Madam Chair, thank you very much. I'd like to thank my colleagues for their fulsome interventions as well. We have a lot of good substance on ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Addressing Sexual Misconduct Issues in the Canadian Armed Forces, Including the Allegations ... Madam Chair, thank you very much. I think it was just before we took our health break that our colleague Mr. Bagnell made reference to the ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, the fifth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Addressing Sexual Misconduct Issues in the Canadian Armed Forces, Including the Allegations ... Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Thank you to all of our witnesses for being here once again. We've had some very fulsome testimony before the ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Addressing Sexual Misconduct Issues in the Canadian Armed Forces, Including the Allegations ... Ms. Sherman, the committee is tasked with another issue that is as important, if not more important, as the issue we've been discussing for the last ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on the Current Situation in Tigray and Briefing on the Current ... Dear colleagues, welcome to meeting number 24 of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development. Pursuant to Standing Order 108(2) and the motion adopted ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Addressing Sexual Misconduct Issues in the Canadian Armed Forces, Including the Allegations ... Madam Chair, thank you very much. One of the very important points of discussion of this committee has been the question of accountability, and adjunct to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Madam Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, an interim report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development. This ...

Spoke in the House on Jagan Nath Dhawan Madam Speaker, last December 11, Mississauga lost one of its community builders when Jagan Nath Dhawan passed away. Jagan immigrated to Canada in 1969 at the ...

Spoke in the House on Mississauga—Lakeshore Madam Speaker, I would like to thank the many individuals in Mississauga—Lakeshore who have demonstrated so much generosity during these difficult times. My heartfelt thanks go ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Defence committee postpones asking Russian ambassador to answer for aggressions The Liberals on the committee requested a brief recess to discuss the motion before Liberal MP Sven Spengemann said they needed more time to discuss the “ramifications” of the motion, after which those in government voted to adjourn debate of the motion.

Mentioned by Tibet Post International Canada announces 5.4 million in funding for education od Tibetan youth in India and Nepal A second announcement was done at the Tibetan Canadian Cultural Centre again by MP Arif Virani and his colleagues MP James Maloney and MP Sven Spengemann. The Tibetan centre is in MP James Maloney's constituency of Etobicoke-Lakeshore.

Mentioned by Gay Star News Ugandan MP wins fight to stop talking about LGBTI people on international stage ... all who wonder why the fight for Human Rights is important, the IPU Parliament, the Assembly of the world's democracies, just voted 620:499 *against* holding a debate on LGBTI rights! Much work to be done here,' wrote Canadian MP, Sven Spengemann, ...

Mentioned by CanIndia News Reflections on Canada's first gender equality week Sabrina Almeida. Canada celebrated its first gender equality week from September 23 to 29. It was established by Bill C-309 (the Gender Equality Week Act) introduced by Sven Spengemann, MP for Mississauga–Lakeshore. The bill which received Royal ...

Mentioned by CanIndia News Reflections on Canada's first gender equality week Sabrina Almeida. Canada celebrated its first gender equality week from September 23 to 29. It was established by Bill C-309 (the Gender Equality Week Act) introduced by Sven Spengemann, MP for Mississauga–Lakeshore. The bill which received Royal ...

Mentioned by KelownaNow Gender Equality Week is being celebrated for the 1st time in Canada Gender Equality Week is the result of Bill C-309, the Gender Equality Week Act, which was introduced by Sven Spengemann, Member of Parliament for Mississauga–Lakeshore, and received Royal Assent on June 21, 2018. This legislation designates the ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-309 An Act to establish Gender Equality Week