Member of Parliament for Willowdale
Our Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has said that “young voices must be part of our decision making process” and that’s why I am launching a new initiative to bring youth together from across Willowdale to engage with the federal political process. I want to hear from youth in the community and am inviting anyone from the […]
Our government was elected with a mandate that 2015 would mark the last federal election conducted under the first-past-the-post voting system. This is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to improve our electoral system, and I was pleased to see so many people in Willowdale engaged in the process. Over 100 people participated in our Sept 6th Town Hall on […]
Our national infrastructure deficit is a pressing concern for all Canadians, and I know that with a skyrocketing population we feel it every day in Willowdale. In June, I co-hosted the first-ever tripartite Willowdale Transit Consultation, showcasing the new relationships we are building with our partners in government. The federal government is committed to paying […]
On May 13th 2016, I had the pleasure to address the House of Commons on the occasion of Asian Heritage Month: Mr. Speaker, I am fortunate enough to represent one of the most diverse ridings in Canada. In my riding of Willowdale, generations of Asian-Canadians have profoundly contributed to our culture, our economy, and the […]
Over 50 MPs and 200 guests joined the Honourable Maryam Monsef (Minister of Democratic Institutions), Majid Jowhari (MP for Richmond Hill), and I on the evening of Wednesday March 23rd to celebrate the first Nowruz reception on Parliament Hill. Nowruz marks the first day of the Vernal Equinox and is celebrated by over 300 million […]
Washington, D.C., United States of America 10 March 2016 President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau share a common vision of a prosperous and sustainable North American economy, and the opportunities afforded by advancing clean growth. They emphasize and embrace the special relationship between the two countries and their history of close collaboration on energy […]
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