Biography

Omar Alghabra has served as the Member of Parliament for Mississauga Centre since 2015, and he has worked each day to ensure the voices of the people in our community are at the heart of decisions made in Ottawa.

A longtime community activist, Omar is passionate about his involvement with local organizations like the Mississauga Summit and Youth Troopers for Global Awareness (YTGA). He was also a member of the community editorial board of the Toronto Star where he has authored columns on a wide range of provincial and federal issues. His work was also published in the Huffington Post. Omar has worked tirelessly to support initiatives that empower new Canadians through social and economic integration.

Omar serves as the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade, and was previously the Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Consular Affairs). Omar is a mechanical engineer by trade and an MBA graduate. He has served in a variety of roles with General Electric Canada, Enbala Power, and the Ontario Energy Board. He has also served as a Distinguished Visiting Fellow within the Faculty of Engineering and Architectural Science at Ryerson University.

Having served as the Member of Parliament for Mississauga—Erindale from 2006 to 2008, Omar offered his constituents a strong voice on both local and national issues as the Liberal Critic for Natural Resources, as well as Citizenship and Immigration.

With your support, Omar will continue working closely with Justin Trudeau to grow our economy, strengthen our middle class, and offer real help for families in Mississauga Centre.