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  • His favourite word is chair.

Liberal MP for Mississauga—Lakeshore (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 48% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter A ceasefire is in place in #Yemen. This is a very important, positive development - we need to support the parties… https://t.co/zsyzpk76St

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter It’s the 3rd Sunday of #Advent, and, as I’m signing cards, my thoughts are with the incredible people and organizat… https://t.co/iyGI3QAQCu

This week

Posted on Twitter Signing holiday cards in Applewood Village Plaza & listening to this inspiring version of Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika.… https://t.co/byArt1n2Zp

Posted on Twitter @OSE_Yemen Very important work - thank you!

Voted Yes on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Voted Yes on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Posted on Twitter It was awesome to welcome the @UN’s @RoukaElpida to #Canada for a visit. Thank you for everything you do to make ou… https://t.co/l9kkc5t2d3

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Posted on Twitter @caseypark Thank you for flagging this case; pls give me a call over the coming days if you have further details/vi… https://t.co/D8zWppcMSB

Spoke in the House on Universal Declaration of Human Rights Mr. Speaker, 70 years ago today, the then 59 member states of the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. John P. Humphrey, a ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing on Operation IMPACT in Iraq Mr. Chair, thank you very much. General Vance, it's great to be with you. Thank you for your service and, through you, I'd like to thank ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on M-161, Record Suspension Program That's good of you. Thank you, Mr. Chair. It's a question slightly out of the box, and it came up in the context of a study ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing session on Moldova's geopolitical and military interests in the context of ... Thank you very much. At the end of November 2018, Canada hosted the NATO Parliamentary Assembly in Halifax. I'd like to acknowledge the work, in particular, ...

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.

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 27th report of the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security on ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-83 Thank you, Mr. Chair. This basically sets out an internal review scheme in some detail, requiring hearings at essentially every decision point relating to maintaining or ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Bill C-77 The amendment reads: That Bill C-77, in Clause 63, be amended by replacing, in the English version, line 14 on page 70 with the following: “(1.2) ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Situation in Yemen Mr. Speaker, I rise with a heavy heart to draw attention to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Yemen. According to a recent report by Save the ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Bill C-77 Balance of probabilities is traditionally extremely well defined. Every civilian case is settled on that standard or decided on that standard. It's the same standard in ...

Spoke in the House on Postal Services Resumption and Continuation Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the minister for her leadership, for her speech in which she outlined a balanced approach to the mediation arbitration ...

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.

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Briefing on the Use and Misuse of INTERPOL Mr. Chair, thank you very much. I'm glad you're feeling generous today. Chief Superintendent Doran, Sergeant Cameron, thank you for being with us. Thank you for ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-83 Mr. Chair, thank you very much. I would like to thank all four of you for being with us. I would like to take my time ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, around 1.7 million Canadian families do not have a home they can afford that meets their basic needs. The 10-year, $40-billion investment our government ...

Two months ago

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, ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague from Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier for his speech. Unfortunately, he took the occasion to restate one of the biggest myths ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, yesterday marked the beginning of the inaugural Gender Equality Week, an act that was put forward to provide an annual opportunity to amplify awareness, ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Act Mr. Speaker, as our government made clear when we tabled Bill C-77, Canada's military justice system is both unique and necessary. It contributes significantly to the ...

More than three months ago

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