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Liberal MP for Don Valley East (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2015, with 58% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter As part of the #TimeToDiversify and as part of the #GlobalEntrepreneurshipWeek I hosted a roundtable with SME's in… https://t.co/R06OVD9iLQ

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @JCCC_Toronto today to join the seniors supper club. JCCC teaches the seniors how to cook. The kitchen equipment… https://t.co/W7FxpcVMrr

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Constituency week is a great way to re-connect with people. Here at the 16 Concorde bld talking to the senior resi… https://t.co/xohb6NAc1A

This week

Posted on Twitter Thank you @IBEW353TORONTO for hosting the remembrance day commemoration in Don Valley East. It was a poignant cere… https://t.co/KRddzJOAsw

Posted on Twitter oops typo https://t.co/GUWtgG29Px

Posted on Twitter Spent the morning with the veterans and members of @IBEW354 to commemorate the 100 years of Armistice and 100 days… https://t.co/0GWxJdGCUR

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #937 on Bill C-393 Amend the Canadian Multiculturalism Act (non-application in Quebec)

Voted Yes on Vote #936 on Bill C-316 Amend the Canada Revenue Agency Act (organ donors)

Voted Yes on Vote #935 on Bill C-376 Designate the month of April as Sikh Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #934 on Bill C-375 Amend the Criminal Code (presentence report)

Voted Yes on Vote #933 on Bill C-85 Amend the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act and to make related amendments to other ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Greening Government Strategy Thank you very much, and thanks to all of you for being here. I just want to confirm with the environmental commissioner—I was going to say ...

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, the report of the Canadian delegation ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Supplementary Estimates (A), 2018-19: Vote 1a under Canada School of Public Service, ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you, Minister, for being here. Mr. Pagan, I think Mr. McCauley will miss batting with you on issues, but we appreciate the ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, on October 27, I organized a town hall with my colleague from Don Valley West addressing the government's track record over the past three ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Don Valley East Volunteers Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to two long-term residents of Don Valley East. Don Fernandes was renowned for his community service and for ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, during Women's History Month, we celebrate women who make an impact. One way to make a significant impact is to help young women across ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Briefing on the Public Service Hiring Process and Hiring Processes in the ... For a millennial to be told to wait for a year is not feasible, and you really need in the public service the right type of ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Briefing on Public Sector Pensions and Briefing by the Parliamentary Budget Officer Thank you, Mr. Giroux, for being here. I'm glad to see that your expertise as an economist and on the federal budget and government expenditure system ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I would like my colleague to give a brief background as to how Bill C-69 would make environmental assessment more transparent? That is where ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Briefing on the Public Service Hiring Process The comment I get from a lot of people who have applied to the public service is that they never received a response. The reason is ...

Spoke in the House on Government Performance Mr. Speaker, a warm welcome back to you and all my colleagues in the House. Over the summer, I knocked on many doors, held many coffee ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Briefing on the Estimates Process Thank you, Mr. Chair. I have in front of me the question that was presented by Mr. Blaikie and received by the Treasury Board on April ...

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, two reports from the Canadian delegation ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1, 5, 10, 20, 25, 30, 35 and ... Thank you, all, for being here. Treasury Board has been back here a few times. As you know, we are seized with the issue of vote ...

Spoke in the House on Prime Minister's Awards Mr. Speaker, I rise today to congratulate two educators from my riding of Don Valley East on receiving the 2018 Prime Minister's Award. This award recognizes ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business and Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I should thank Mr. Blaikie. You're ability to speak non-stop for one hour is really admirable. That is a skill few people ...

Mentioned by newsindiatimes.com Global Gujarati Award gala held in Canada recognizes leaders from around the world In photo is Canadian Member of Parliament Yasmin Ratansi, Parikh Worldwide Media publisher and Padma Shri recipient Dr. Sudhir Parikh, center, and M.G. Vassanji, renowned Canadian author. ... “The contributions to civil society made by people from the ...

Mentioned by Pakistan Today Canadian parliamentarians' visit further strengthens Pak-Canada ties: PM The prime minister said this while talking to a delegation of the Canadian parliamentarians headed by MP Yasmin Ratansi, which called on him at the Prime Minister's Office. The delegation comprised of Senators Salma Ataullah Jan and Diane F Griffin ...

Mentioned by Business Recorder (press release) Canadian parliamentarians' visit to further strengthen Pak-Canada ties: PM The prime minister stated this while talking to a delegation of Canadian parliamentarians headed by MP Ms Yasmin Ratansi, which called on him here at the Prime Minister's Office. The delegation comprised Senators Salma Ataullah Jan and Diane F Griffin, ...

Mentioned by Dispatch News Desk Pakistani Community hailed for strengthening Pak-Canada relationship The Canadian dignitaries including HW Frank Scarpitti, Mayor of Markham, Hon Yasmin Ratansi, Hon. Michael Chan, Minister of International Trade, Hon Rob Oliphant, Member of Parliament, Hon Iqra Khalid, Member of Parliament, Dr. Shafiq Qaadri, MPP, Mr ...

Mentioned by Colombo Gazette Sri Lanka says relations with Canada had grown this year Yasmin Ratansi, M.P., Co-Chair: Senator Salma Ataullahjan, Vice Chair: Hon. Ramesh Sangha, Vice-Chair: Hon. Terry Duguid, Executive Members: Hon. Ali Ehsassi Treasurer, Hon. Tom Kmiec, Hon. Irene Mathyssen, Hon. Kelly Mc Cauley, Hon. Robert-Falcon ...

Mentioned by MENAFN.COM Sri Lanka says relations with Canada had grown this year Yasmin Ratansi, M.P., Co-Chair: Senator Salma Ataullahjan, Vice Chair: Hon. Ramesh Sangha, Vice-Chair: Hon. Terry Duguid, Executive Members: Hon. Ali Ehsassi Treasurer, Hon. Tom Kmiec, Hon. Irene Mathyssen, Hon. Kelly Mc Cauley, Hon. Robert-Falcon ...