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Independent MP for Don Valley East (Ontario)

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

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #57 on Bill C-213 Enact the Canada Pharmacare

Voted No on Vote #58 on Bill C-223 Amend the Citizenship Act (adequate knowledge of French in Quebec)

Voted Yes on Vote #59 Private Members' Business M-35 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (environment grading label))

Voted No on Vote #60 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted No on Vote #61 on Bill C-225 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Spoke in the House on Aerospace Industry Mr. Speaker, a few weeks back, I met with representatives from De Havilland, one of the most innovative Canadian companies in the aerospace industry. The industry ...

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 Branch ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on World Interfaith Harmony Week Mr. Speaker, people across Canada will celebrate World Interfaith Harmony Week February 1-7, 2021, in the spirit of the October 10, 2010, United Nations resolution sponsored ...

Posted on Twitter Holocaust Remembrance Day https://t.co/UpQqykJAbQ via @YouTube

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Main Estimates, 2020-21 Mr. Speaker, I agree to apply the vote and will be voting in favour.

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Madam Speaker, my constituents in Don Valley East are concerned about the new challenges that the pandemic has created. These are families of newcomers to Canada ...

Spoke in the House on Supplementary Estimates (B), 2020-21 Mr. Speaker, I agree to apply and I will be voting in favour.

Spoke in the House on Uighur Muslims in China Mr. Speaker, I wish to raise the plight of over three million Uighurs and other Turkic Muslims who are interned in concentration camps in the Xinjiang ...

More than three months ago

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, five reports of the Canadian Branch ...

Posted on Twitter Yes brother @ihslimi world leaders have a lot to learn from @JustinTrudeau about the balance between free speech an… https://t.co/2OT5TbWgAO

Posted on Twitter Mental health is very important to all of us. Important that we reach out to each other. Keep well and keep safe https://t.co/ueOcGF3ZtI

Posted on Twitter Caricatures de Mahomet: la liberté d’expression a ses limites, selon Justin Trudeau https://t.co/3ARfr2tLvB

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Small businesses are the engine of the Canadian economy. They create 80% of the jobs. During the pandemic they were… https://t.co/KVR1plpQb5

Posted on Twitter Great conversation with the @HeadsofMission of the @Commonwealth countries located in London. ⁦@StephenTwigg⁩ is an… https://t.co/MJf2bBaIZP

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 ...