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Bill S-210

Bill S-210

I'm proud to introduce Senator Mobina Jaffer's Bill S-210 to remove the repugnant phrase "barbaric cultural practices" from amendments to the Immigration & Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act, the Criminal Code and other acts.

A Cloverdale - Langley City Family Reunited

A Cloverdale - Langley City Family Reunited

Soon after being elected last October, I came to learn of the plight of many Canadian families who had adopted children from the Democratic Republic of Congo, but faced obstacles that prevented the families from uniting.

The Komagata Maru Apology

The Komagata Maru Apology

Yesterday marked an important moment in the history of this country. It recognized that Canada does not have a perfect history, that we have on occasion, stumbled, and been unjust.

Debate on Budget 2016 (Bill C-15)

Debate on Budget 2016 (Bill C-15)

The much-anticipated, much-needed Budget 2016 is an essential step to grow the middle class and revitalize the Canadian economy.

Recognizing Cloverdale - Langley City Volunteers

Recognizing Cloverdale - Langley City Volunteers

I recently met 2 amazing volunteers in Langley City. The first is Pauline Knight, who turned 100 in February. The second is Rob Ross, a retired school teacher and principal. Speaking of volunteers...

Commending Medical Residents During National Residents' Week

Commending Medical Residents During National Residents' Week

I commend the women – and men – who are currently in their residency programs across Canada.  I look forward to seeing you successfully complete your training and join your colleagues in providing the excellent medical services that define part of who we are as Canadians.