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Independent MP for Don Valley East (Ontario)

Won her last election, in 2019, with 60% of the vote.

Two days ago

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

A week ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, my constituents and many civil society organizations would like to have a stronger governance mechanism to ensure Canada meets its climate goals. Bill C-12 ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter National Paramedics Week https://t.co/EjqtNyEBol via @YouTube Let us give thanks to all the paramedics for all the work they do.

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, GERD, is causing tensions among Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia. Egypt and Sudan depend solely on the Nile for their ...

Posted on Twitter I contributed to an online course of the CPA Parliamentary Academy by @CPA_Secretariat. This new resource (free to… https://t.co/sSKTWobWYj

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Madam Speaker, over the past weeks, the world has witnessed the violence in Jerusalem and the Gaza Strip. Thousands of Canadians have written to my office ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Eid Mubarak! https://t.co/ybosDO3kJ4 via @YouTube. Tomorrow marks the end of the Holy Month of #Ramadan. Though w… https://t.co/4eDVmBROAN

Posted on Twitter Whats On Newsletter Message https://t.co/nPeezkWEsC via @YouTube enjoy the sunshine and nature in this beautiful park

Posted on Twitter National Nursing Week https://t.co/C3hUZRnuhk via @YouTube Thank you to all @nurses for your sacrifices during the… https://t.co/0d7071qMgZ

Posted on Twitter COVID-19 Pop-up Vaccination Clinic at the Aga Khan Museum https://t.co/6w7b8kCQWo For those who are 18 and over and… https://t.co/xzLv2k4thS

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, my office has received many complaints from constituents who have been waiting since 2018 to take their oath of citizenship. There is also a ...

Spoke in the House on Volunteerism Mr. Speaker, the Ismaili Volunteer Corps, through the civic program, have been in the forefront of providing services to those facing isolation during the pandemic. It ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, members of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers discussed the lack of adherence to public health guidelines at their facility in my riding and ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Madam Speaker, a few weeks ago, I met with Helmets to Hardhats, an organization that supports the transition of veterans to civilian life. As the minister ...

Spoke in the House on Long-term Care Mr. Speaker, COVID-19 has shone a light on how we as a society treat our seniors. We saw and heard horror stories of seniors left alone ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Zero Emission Vehicles I call this meeting to order. Welcome to meeting number three of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable development. We are here ...

Spoke at the Liaison committee on Election of Chair Thank you, Madam Chair, and congratulations on your appointment. My first motion is to create a subcommittee on committee budgets. It reads: That, pursuant to Standing ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Committee Business I'll call the meeting to order. Welcome to meeting number two of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development. The committee is ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Madam Chair. I'll be sharing my time with the member for Surrey Centre. Since 2015 our government has been focused on ensuring its policies ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, our government has shown leadership during the COVID-19 pandemic by ensuring that Canadians remain safe and get the financial assistance they need. Eight million ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. Before I begin, I wish to inform you that I'll be sharing my time with the member for Beaches—East York. During the ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. I have the pleasure of presenting a petition on behalf of my constituents of Don Valley East. The petitioners are asking that ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you very much. My questions are going to be directed to Finance. I have a lot of small and medium-sized enterprises that are not eligible ...

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 ...