Chandra Arya
Chandra Arya
Member of Parliament for Nepean
April 21, 2023
MP Arya's Speech on Budget Implementation Act
Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak to the budget implementation act. This is a challenging time in a challenging world. With every challenge comes…
April 18, 2023
MP Arya's Speech on Budget 2023
Madam Speaker, Canada has made a remarkable recovery from the COVID recession. Canada’s economic growth is the best among the G7 countries. About 830,000 more…
April 17, 2023
MP Arya's Statement - Sikh Heritage Month
Mr. Speaker, April is Sikh Heritage Month, which recognizes the immense contributions that Sikh Canadians have made to Canadian society. We also celebrated Vaisakhi, which…
March 31, 2023
Part of the Debate of Bill C- 42 - Canada Business Corporations Act
Madam Speaker, corporations exist basically to allow individuals to channel their capital for the benefit of making profits. I think the corporation as we know…
March 27, 2023
MP Arya's Statement - Health Care
Mr. Speaker, every Canadian deserves to get the health care they need whenever and wherever they need it, but right now our health care system…
March 23, 2023
MP Arya's Speech on Bill C-26 - Cybersecurity Act
Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak to Bill C-26, an act about cybersecurity. In the 21st century, cybersecurity is national security, and it is…
March 20, 2023
MP Arya's Statement - Nowruz Celebration
Madam Speaker, today is Nowruz, which means “new day” in Persian. Yesterday, I was pleased to host a Nowruz celebration on Parliament Hill with the…
March 9, 2023
MP Arya's Statement - Technology and Innovation (Invest Ottawa)
Mr. Speaker, Invest Ottawa's Nepean-based Area X.O is the first integrated test facility of its kind in North America, featuring technologies for connected and autonomous…
March 7, 2023
MP Arya's Speech on Bill C-27 - Digital Charter Implementation Act
Madam Speaker, I rise today to speak about Bill C-27. I will focus on the artificial intelligence and data act, but before that, I would…
February 16, 2023
MP Arya's Statement - Attack on Ram Mandir Hindu Temple in Mississauga
Mr. Speaker, it is with pain and anguish that I state Ram Mandir, a Hindu temple in Mississauga, has become the latest target of a…
February 10, 2023
MP Arya's Statement - Bill S-8
Madam Speaker, under the Special Economic Measures Act, Canada sanctioned over 1,200 individuals from Russia, Ukraine and Belarus due to Russia's illegal invasion of Ukraine.…
February 3, 2023
MP Arya's Speech on Bill C-34 - Investment Canada Act
Madam Speaker, I am pleased to speak to Bill C-34, an act to amend the Investment Canada Act. Canada has a long-standing reputation for welcoming foreign investments and a strong framework to promote trade while advancing Canadian interests. In fact, Canada has one of the earliest and most robust screening processes for foreign investments in the world.
February 1, 2023
MP Arya's Statement - Attack on Gauri Shankar Hindu Mandir in Brampton
Mr. Speaker, the recent hate crime on Gauri Shankar Hindu Mandir in Brampton is just one of the many attacks in recent times against Hindu temples in Canada by anti-Hindu and...
December 9, 2022
MP Arya's Statement - Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria
Madam Speaker, I met His Grace Bishop Boulos, the bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church and other community leaders. I am glad to hear that changes are happening in Egypt and that its president...
December 8, 2022
Presenting Petition 441 - Brain & Mind
Mr. Speaker, with the growing number of senior Canadians comes an exponential increase in the onset of diseases of the brain and mind, which is creating a huge pressure on our health care...
November 30, 2022
MP Arya's Statement - Hindu Heritage Month
Mr. Speaker, on behalf of 830,000 Hindu Canadians, I would like to thank all members of the House for unanimously supporting my motion to proclaim November as Hindu Heritage...
November 29, 2022
MP Arya's Statement - International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
Madam Speaker, today is the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. It is an occasion to remember, reflect and renew our commitment to the just cause of the Palestinian people.
November 25, 2022
MP Arya's Statement - Barrhaven Food Cupboard
Mr. Speaker, I would like to recognize and thank Barrhaven Food Cupboard for its service to our community.   I wish we lived in a…
November 17, 2022
MP Arya's Speech on the Fall Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2022
Madam Speaker, it is my pleasure to speak to Bill C-32, the fall economic statement implementation act for 2022. The year 2022 has been very eventful. We came out of two and a half years of a pandemic....
November 15, 2022
MP Arya's Statement - Coptic Christians
Mr. Speaker, recently Coptic Orthodox Church leaders visited Parliament. The delegation was led by His Grace Bishop Boulos and included Father Marcos Messih, Father Raphael Bichara, Madame Mireille Mishriky and Adel Boulos.
November 1, 2022
MP Arya's Statement - Space Canada
Madam Speaker, Space Canada represents Canada’s space innovators and allied industries to convey the value of space technology, research, investment and results to domestic and international audiences, and to position Canada at the forefront of the highly strategic new global space economy.
October 25, 2022
MP Arya's Statement - UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak
Mr. Speaker, on behalf of all Canadians, in particular Indo-Canadians, I wish to congratulate Rishi Sunak on becoming the first person of colour and the…
October 21, 2022
MP Arya's Statement - Hazara Community in Afghanistan
Madam Speaker, on September 30, a suicide attack in Afghanistan killed 54 people, mostly girls and young women, and injured another 120. These were students belonging to the Hazara community who were sitting for a practice university exam.
October 7, 2022
MP Arya's Statement - Barrhaven Library and Performing Arts and Cultural Centre Funding
Madam Speaker, I am pleased that our federal government is investing $15.2 million to construct a new library and performing arts and cultural centre in downtown Barrhaven in my Nepean riding. The facility will also...
September 27, 2022
MP Arya's Statement - Invest Ottawa's Area X.O. in Nepean
Mr. Speaker, last week in my Nepean riding, Invest Ottawa’s Area X.O, in collaboration with our federal government, hosted an epic Canadian smart mobility demonstration day. It was the first of its kind in Canada and...
September 22, 2022
Hindu Heritage Month - Private Member's Motion (M-42)
Mr. Speaker, namaste. I would like to begin by thanking my colleagues from all political parties for strongly backing the motion to designate November as Hindu heritage month. I am humbled by the support of dozens of organizations across Canada and from thousands...
September 20, 2022
MP Arya's Statement on Hate Crimes against Hindu Temple
MP Arya's statement on the recent hate crime attack on a temple in Toronto.
June 23, 2022
MP Arya's Statement on National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism - Air India Bombing
MP Arya's statement on bombing of Air India Flight 182, which is also recognized as National Day of Remembrance for Victims of Terrorism.
June 15, 2022
MP Arya's Statement on retiring City of Ottawa Mayor and City Councillor
MP Arya's statement on the city of Ottawa councillor elections.
June 8, 2022
Speech on Bill C-19
MP Arya's speech on Bill C-19 regarding defence policy and government bills for its Third Reading!
June 6, 2022
Support of the human rights for the Palestinian People
MP Arya's statement on recognizing the sovereign state of Palestine.
May 30, 2022
Canadian Jewish Heritage Month
MP Arya's statement on recognizing Canadian Jewish Heritage Month.
May 19, 2022
First-ever Statement in Kannada Language in the Canadian Parliament
MP Arya's statement in the Kannada language in which he recognizes his journey from his native village to a member of Parliament in Canada!
May 12, 2022
Establishment of Canada-China Committee Speech
MP Arya's opposition speech on establishing the Canada-China committee!
May 10, 2022
Daily Prayer Speech - Opposition Motion
MP Arya's opposition speech regarding stopping the non-denominational prayer that takes places every day in the House of Commons.
May 9, 2022
Asian Heritage Month
MP Arya's statement on Asian Heritage Month in which he recognizes the positive contributions made by Asians to the Canadian community.
May 2, 2022
Eid Wishes to Muslim Community
MP Arya's statement on recognizing Muslim brothers and sisters by wishing all of them Eid Mubarak!
May 2, 2022
Hindu Heritage Month in Canada - Private Members’ Motion (M-24)
Private Member's Motion (M-42) regarding celebrating Hindu Heritage Month every November in Canada!
April 25, 2022
Budget 2022 Speech on Critical Minerals, Foreign Investments & Business Development
MP Arya's budget debate on foreign investments in Canada, Mining industry, greenhouse gases and social housing!
April 8, 2022
Financial Support for Somaliland
MP Arya's statement regarding the Canadian alliance to rebuild Hargeisa Market in Somaliland.
April 1, 2022
Sikh Heritage Month
MP Arya's statement on Sikh Heritage Month recognizes the Sikh's positive contributions to the community.
February 28, 2022
Difference between Swastika and Nazi Symbol (Hooked Cross)
MP Arya's statement on freedom of conscience and religion!
February 20, 2022
Emergencies Act Debate
Mr. Speaker, it is unbelievable that the member opposite is defending the foreign-funded groups illegally occupying our city, illegally blocking our critical economic infrastructure and…
February 17, 2022
Emergencies Act Speech
MP Arya's speech is parliament regarding Emergencies Act and how it negatively impacted the Canadian economy.
February 16, 2022
Black History Month
MP Arya's statement on Black History Month and how black leaders' leadership helped the local communities and the country.
February 8, 2022
Hidden Disabilities & Fashion Industry
MP Arya's petitions on the symbol for hidden disabilities and Canada Fashion Network.
February 7, 2022
Lunar New Year
Madam Speaker, I would like to wish the Chinese communities in Canada and across the world a very happy, healthy and prosperous Year of the…
February 1, 2022
Artificial Intelligence & Knowledge Based Economy
MP Arya's Speech on how Artificial Intelligence can have big impact on the Canadian society and can be an asset in the knowledge based economy.
December 7, 2021
Pramukh Swami Maharaj
Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to make this statement today, on the 100th anniversary of His Holiness Pramukh Swami...
November 29, 2021
International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
MP Arya acknowledges the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
March 17, 2021
Front Line Worker Recognition
APPLICATIONS OPEN: My office is issuing personalized plaques and certificates to acknowledge and thank front-line workers for their hard work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Front-line…
March 15, 2021
Tele Town Hall
LIVE TOWN HALL! Tomorrow, March 16th, 2021, at 6:30pm, I will be holding a Tele Town Hall to discuss all the current issues facing Nepean…
March 1, 2021
MP Arya’s suggestions for the 2021 budget (in addition to the recommendations made by him as part of several caucus sub-groups)
MP Arya’s suggestions for the 2021 budget (in addition to the recommendations made by him as part of several caucus sub-groups). Initiate the process for…
November 10, 2020
Throne Speech 2020
A Stronger and More Resilient Canada: Throne Speech 2020 Canada and the world continue to face the most serious public health crisis in recent history,…
November 3, 2020
My Speech on International Trade
Here is the speech I made on International Trade on November 3, 2020 Mr. Chandra Arya (Nepean, Lib.): Thank you, Madam Chair. Minister, and all…
November 2, 2020
Nepean organizations supported under Canada Summer Jobs 2020
597159-Arya-HH Here is a newsletters regarding Nepean organizations supported under Canada Summer Jobs 2020!
November 2, 2020
September 2020 Constituency Mail Flyer
September Constituency Mail Flyer Here is the September 2020 Constituency Mail Flyer!
October 29, 2020
New Funding for Young Canadians and Support to Not-For-Profits- COVID-19 Update #9
New Funding For Young Canadians And Support To Not-For-Profits - COVID-19 Update #9 I am pleased to announce the launch of our Canada Student Service Grant…
May 19, 2020
COVID-19 Update #6
We are pleased to announce the Canada Emergency Student Benefit (CESB) application period will begin tomorrow, May 15. We are providing $1,250 per month to…
May 7, 2020
Canada needs to start taxing Canadians who live abroad
The case for citizenship-based taxation has been building for years, but with huge budget deficits to come, fairer taxation is all the more needed. It…
May 4, 2020
COVID-19 Update #5
I want to take a moment to recognize Canadians who are doing some of the toughest jobs in the country. The women and men working…
April 2, 2020
COVID-19 Update #3
Our Government is focused on helping Canadians and businesses through this tough economic time. Please remember, we will face this together, and we will get…
July 30, 2019
66th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice
It was an honour to attend and lay a wreath at the 66th anniversary of the Korean War Armistice, on behalf of the Government of…
July 17, 2019
The Canada Summer Jobs Program
Thanks to the Government of Canada, students are gaining valuable work experience in Nepean, and across the country through the Canada Summer Jobs program.The CSJ…
July 17, 2019
The First Chinese-Canadian Cultural Festival on the Hill
So much fun hosting the first Chinese-Canadian Cultural Festival on Parliament Hill! Wonderful event celebrating Chinese-Canadians and their traditions and culture. Thank you to all…
July 12, 2019
Innovation in Nano Technologies
I joined the Hon. Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, David McGuinty, and executives of the Canadian Bank Note Company (which has part…
July 12, 2019
Algonquin College Public Relations program kicks off their "Speak Up!" campaign
Thank you to the Algonquin College Public Relations program for inviting me to the kick-off event of their "Speak Up" campaign! The campaign aims to create awareness…
July 9, 2019
Veterans’ House
Our government is proud to provide $6.5 M towards Veterans' House: a new 40-unit project, which will provide affordable, supportive housing for the most vulnerable…
July 2, 2019
Canada Day
Wonderful day celebrating all things Canadian, at the annual Mattamy Homes Canada Day in Barrhaven! Beautiful day with family, friends and constituents in Clarke Fields…
June 28, 2019
The approach of government helping the seniors
Great morning dropping by the Ethno-cultural seniors of Ottawa Walk-a-thon talking to seniors in the Ottawa community about how our government is helping seniors by:…
June 28, 2019
Aphasia Awareness Month
As part of Aphasia Awareness Month, I paid a visit to the Aphasia Centre of Ottawa for their fundraiser potluck. Aphasia is an impairment of…
June 25, 2019
The 5th International Yoga Day
This weekend I had the opportunity to speak at the 5th International Yoga Day! It was wonderful to attend and assist in promoting harmony, health…
June 25, 2019
Mr. Edward Lee’s 100th birthday
So special to be at Mr. Edward Lee’s 100th birthday and art exhibition! A wonderful man who has given so much to his community. Thank…
June 25, 2019
The 1st Filipino Heritage Day
Great day celebrating the rich culture and traditions of Filipino Canadians at the 1st Filipino Heritage Day on Parliament Hill! Thank you to all of…
June 20, 2019
New LMC Healthcare Opening
There was a grand opening of LMC Healthcare, Barrhaven location, the 13th location to open in Canada. Congratulations to CEO Mark Angelo and the great team…
June 17, 2019
Bangladesh Day
So much fun hosting the first Bangladesh Day on Parliament Hill, celebrating the contributions of Bangladeshi Canadians across our country. Thank you to all who…
June 14, 2019
House of Commons Speech
I stood in the House of Commons to deliver a speech recognizing a few outstanding Nepean Citizens, as well as Churches. The full text can…
June 7, 2019
75th Anniversary of D-Day Tree-Planting Ceremony
June 6th marks the 75th anniversary of D-Day. On this day 75 years ago, Canadian soldiers stormed Juno Beach in Normandy, France, marking the beginning…
June 2, 2019
Orbis: Flying Eye Hospital
Great experience with Orbis International at their Flying Eye Hospital Tour- a global non-profit that has worked around the world training doctors and working with patients through…
June 2, 2019
Catching Up in the Community
 Big Give 2019 Wonderful to see such a great turnout at all of the Nepean churches participating in the annual Big Give event. A fun…
May 28, 2019
New Horizons for Seniors Call for Proposals
I wish to inform you, on May 15, 2019, the Government of Canada launched the New Horizons for Seniors Program (NHSP) 2019-20 call for proposals for…
May 26, 2019
Celebrating Indigenous Culture and Traditions
Celebrating indigenous culture and traditions at the 43rd annual Odawa Pow Wow with members of the The Odawa Native Friendship Centre , and others! The weekend-long event…
May 25, 2019
Talking with Young Canadian's on issues of importance to them
I always gain great insight when talking with young Canadians on issues of importance to them. Yesterday I had the opportunity to chat with students…
May 23, 2019
Nepean's Liuna Local 527/527a
Our government is ensuring Canadians are getting the skills they need for the jobs of today, and tomorrow. As part of this year's Skills Week…
May 22, 2019
China Tulip Festival
Had a great time at the China Tulip Festival, and the River of Life Art Show this weekend. It was great to be out in…
May 22, 2019
Visit at IBM Ottawa
Great visit at IBM Ottawa, meeting their team of executives and interns. Thank you for the warm welcome and informative discussions. I was proud to…
May 21, 2019
Vesak On the Hill Event
Thank you to everyone who came out to my Vesak on the Hill event to celebrate the birth date of Buddha. Every year, during this…
May 20, 2019
Launch of Invest Canada's CAV Testing
Very exciting to be at the official launch of Invest Ottawa's CAV Testing Ground for the safe deployment of autonomous vehicles. Located in Nepean, the site…
May 8, 2019
Asian Heritage Month
Wonderful time attending the Asian Heritage Month reception at the National Art Gallery with colleagues, friends and community members. Beautiful event celebrating Asian heritage and…
May 5, 2019
In the Community
Busy day in out in the community today! First stop was the 33rd annual Ottawa Fire Service pancake breakfast. After that I joined the BCCB at their…
April 24, 2019
Investment Week of Action 2019
For Investment Week of Action, I met with President of Solana Networks, Nabil Seddigh and Chief Technology Officer, Biswajit Nandy at their office in Bells…
April 2, 2019
Palestine Day on the Hill
Successful night celebrating Palestine and the people, culture and traditions that make it such a vibrant, unique place. Thanks to the APAC - Association of Palestinian…
April 2, 2019
Sinhalese Heritage Day
Honoured to host the first Sinhalese Heritage Day on Parliament Hill with about 500 Sinhalese-Canadians and others from Ottawa, and Greater Toronto Area and with…
April 1, 2019
Remembering Canadian Veterans
I joined my colleagues fellow MP Karen McCrimmon, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Veterans Affairs Stéphane Lauzon, at the National War Memorial to mark the…
April 1, 2019
Autism Awareness Month
April 1st, 2019 This weekend, I met and welcomed hundreds of families and supporters at Parliament Hill to conclude their Next Step Autism March, where…
March 24, 2019
Third Annual Holi on the Hill
This weekend I hosted my third annual Holi on the Hill event at Parliament, honouring Hindu culture and welcoming the spring season! I want to…
March 21, 2019
Announcing the New First-Time Home Buyer Incentive
I joined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and fellow Members of Parliament Mona Fortier and Francis Drouin in Orleans, Ontario to announce the new CMHC First-Time Home Buyer Incentive, introduced…
March 18, 2019
Justin Trudeau visits SNMC Mosque
In the aftermath of the deadly mosque shootings in New Zealand last week, Canadians felt shock and saddness, and joined other countries around the world…
March 6, 2019
Signing of the First Métis Nation Early Learning and Child Care Accord (ELCC)
I was honoured to sign the first ever Métis Nation Early Learning and Child Care Accord, on behalf of the Hon. Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families,…
March 3, 2019
Bulgarian Flag Raising Ceremony
I joined the Bulgarian community of Ottawa at the first Bulgarian Flag Raising ceremony, at City Hall. Thank you to Stela Kostova, President of the…
February 25, 2019
Speech in Parliament: International Mother Language Day
I stood up to speak about International Mother Language Day in Parliament: In 2007, the United Nations declared today February 21 as the International Mother…
February 18, 2019
African Day On the Hill Gala at Parliament
It was an honour to host the African Day in the Hill Gala at Parliament this weekend. Thank you to president of the the African…
February 15, 2019
Blackberry QNX Funding Announcement with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Today, I joined Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, along with fellow MPs Anita Vandenbeld and Karen McCrimmon at BlackBerry QNX in Kanata to announce our government's $40 million investment in the development of…
February 11, 2019
Model Parliament Event with CU Political Science Society
Had a great time speaking at the Carleton University (Official) Model Parliament event on youth involvement in politics and the importance of Canadian democratic institutions. Thank you…
February 8, 2019
Grand Opening of HSBC Nepean Location
Today, I stopped by the grand opening of the first truly international bank in Barrhaven. Congratulations to HSBC who chose Barrhaven as their third location…
February 2, 2019
Lunar New Year Celebration at TianTian Chinese language School in Nepean
Great to celebrate Lunar New Year with the students, parents and staff from the TianTian Chinese Language School in Nepean. Wishing you happiness, health and…
January 31, 2019
Funding Announcement for Nepean-Based Company
I’m happy to announce our government has awarded funding to Nepean-based company, General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada, for the enhancement of the Canadian Armed Forces’ Integrated…
January 17, 2019
Join the Youth Council!
                   Are you a youth in Nepean between the ages of 14-24? Are you interested in getting…
December 11, 2018
Celebrating the Birth of the Prophet Muhammad on Parliament Hill
It was an honour to host an event on Parliament Hill tonight celebrating the birth of the Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). As we celebrate, we’re reminded…
December 11, 2018
Visiting the Hong Kong Memorial
It was an honour to lay a wreath this past weekend commemorating the 77th Anniversary of the Battle for Hong Kong, at the Hong Kong…
November 26, 2018
Nepean Company gets Major Federal Government Investment!
It was a pleasure to join Hon.Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Nov. 14 to announce a $20-million investment in Ranovus through…
November 5, 2018
Speech in Parliament: Filipino Heritage Month
On Oct. 25, 2018, I rose in the House of Commons to deliver a speech on my support to dedicate June as Filipino Heritage Month…
October 11, 2018
Townhalls- Pharmacare and Divorce Act
                                Photo: Discussing options for a national pharmacare plan with…
September 5, 2018
List of Funding Announcements
Canada Child Benefit: From May 2016 to May 2017, we issued 13,700 Canada Child Benefit payments that went to a total of 24,900 children in…
July 31, 2018
Nepean Family Fun Day and BBQ: July 28
On Saturday July 28, we held a BBQ and Family fun Day in Williams Park, Bells Corners. It was a great day full of food,…
July 13, 2018
Saturday Well Spent!
 Saturday July 7, was a day well spent catching up with constituents at various events throughout Ottawa. It was such a pleasure to meet everyone…
July 13, 2018
Member's Statement: June 8, 2018
[video width="640" height="360" mp4=""][/video] I had the opportunity to speak in Parliament on the contributions of many churches in Nepean for the Big Give. The…
March 29, 2018
Statement in the House of Commons on Somaliland: March 26, 2018
March 23, 2018
Annual March for Meals Event
March 22 was the annual March for Meals event. The event aims at raising awareness and supporting community engagement with the Ottawa Meals on Wheels Network programs.…
March 21, 2018
Grand Opening of Marshalls Barrhaven
It was a pleasure to attend the grand opening of Marshalls Barrhaven today and be their first official customer! Thank you to store manager Stephan,…
December 19, 2017
Nepean's Canada 150th Anniversary Medal
Our immediate past Governor General David Johnston said: "Each of us has something unique and important to offer. It doesn't matter how you get involved.…
November 24, 2017
Nepean Students Visit Parliament Hill
I had the opportunity to greet students from Ecole Secondaire Pierre Savard, Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School and Bell High School (Ottawa). It's always great to see students visit Parliament…
November 20, 2017
Sir Robert Borden High School Students
Last Monday, I had the opportunity to speak to students of Sir Robert Borden High School, on human rights, world issues and on how to…
November 20, 2017
Pierre Elliott Trudeau Artwork
 I was pleased to attend the beautiful Solo Concert of Mme. Minghui Liu “Songs from the Heart” in celebration of Canada 150 and to receive…
November 20, 2017
A Town Hall for Seniors on Fraud Prevention
This past Friday, I organized a Townhall for seniors on fraud prevention. Thank you to Keith Ward, Intelligence Researcher for the Canadian Anti-Fraud Center for…
November 13, 2017
Tinig Pinoy's 25th Anniversary Celebration
I had the honour to deliver greetings from Prime Minister Trudeau at the Tinig Pinoy 25th Anniversary celebration. Thank you Regina Sosing for inviting me…
November 11, 2017
Remembrance Day
 On the 11th day of the 11th month, we take a moment to remember those who served and those who serve today. Thank you to…
November 9, 2017
ENSEMBLE Organization
I was delighted to attend the ENSEMBLE for the respect of diversity reception and meet with Senator Marc Gold. This is a non-profit organization whose…
November 7, 2017
Prime Minister Trudeau attends the National Military Cemetery
I was honoured to join Prime Minister Trudeau, Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan, Chief of Defence Staff Johnathan Vance and Veterans Affairs Deputy Minister Walter Natynczyk…
November 5, 2017
Nepean's Art Show in Stonebridge
Beautiful Art Show and Sale by Artists of Stonebridge this past weekend. Thank you to Sylvia langlois for organizing such a great exhibit and to…
October 23, 2017
Bill C-305 Passes Third Reading!
Bill C-305 passed third reading in the Senate, paving the way to Royal Assent.                      …
October 22, 2017
Nepean's Canada 150 Multicultural Showcase
I am proud to represent such a diverse and talented riding. Thank you to the many performers who took part in yesterday's Canada 150 Multicultural Showcase…
September 14, 2017
Announcing Nepean’s Canada 150th Anniversary Medal!
UPDATE – Due to increased demand, the nomination window has been extended until Tuesday, October 31st by 11:59pm! Submissions will be accepted by email or directly…
June 27, 2017
Prime Minister Trudeau Celebrates Canadian Multiculturalism Day in Nepean!
"Canadians understand that diversity is our strength. We know that Canada has succeeded because of our diversity, not in spite of it."      …
June 19, 2017
Government of Canada Investing in Nepean Business, Clean Technology
"Investments in clean technology are part of the Government’s Innovation and Skills Plan, a multi-year strategy to create well-paying jobs for the middle class."  …
June 16, 2017
Government of Canada Announces $1.09 billion for Phase 2 of Ottawa LRT
"The expansion will allow people from Orléans, Nepean, and South Ottawa to quickly and easily get around the city."            …
June 12, 2017
Old Meets New at LeBreton Flats West Plaza with Fleck Fountain
"The new plaza and original granite fountain will serve as a meeting point in the Flats for generations to come."          …
May 9, 2017
Private Member's Bill C-305 Passes Third Reading!
"Bill C-305 takes a strong step towards making our neighbourhoods and communities safer places to live." Chandra Arya, MP – Nepean, rises in the House…
April 25, 2017
Nepean's Making an Impact All Around the World!
"Alex Mackey and his brother Connor are both working with Stepping Stones International, helping to empower orphaned and vulnerable youth." MP Arya meets Barrhaven resident,…
March 10, 2017
Pioneer Pavilion Opens in Nepean
"The house at the Log Farm was built by the Bradley family in the mid-1850s using logs and trees cut from the property itself." At…
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