Anna in The Riding

See the latest on what Anna has been up to in King-Vaughan!

December 2023

What a great Sunday morning I had at the St David’s Parish, Christmas market.

Thank you Father Ernie for hosting us.

November 2023

I had a great time at the Tim Hortons in Maple helping to decorate smile cookies for their holiday campaign.

Proceeds will support York Region Food for Learning which helps make sure students across York Region have access to inclusive nutritious food.
It was an honour to join the Remembrance Day ceremony at the Kettleby Cenotaph.

Lest we forget.

October 2023

September 2023

Thank you to Ramy and Lucy Sallal for sponsoring Million Dollar Smiles in donating playgrounds to children in need.

Your kindness and generosity will lighten the lives of many children.
Congratulations to the Vaughan 2006 Boys on winning the Ontario cup. You all played a fantastic game, and truly made King-Vaughan proud. Good luck at the nationals in Moncton!

August 2023

Nobleton Seniors are ready for a change!

Together we will Bring Home the Common Sense Conservative plan to make life more affordable.
Thrilled to see King-Vaughan’s own Tristan Bertucci & Colby Barlow shine as they get set to make their mark in the NHL! 🏒

Your hard work & dedication inspire us all. A proud moment for our community – the future looks bright on and off the ice! 🏆

July 2023

It was an honour to meet his holiness, Pope Francis as well as many other dignitaries who play a key role in Canada-Italy relations on my recent diplomatic trip to Rome
After 8 years of Justin Trudeau our seniors need a change. Amazing to see such overwhelming support for our common sense conservative plan to fix what the liberals have broken. Thanks, to my friend Michael Tibollo for a great afternoon!
After 8 years of Justin Trudeau, the people of Aurora-Oak Ridges-Richmond Hill are ready for change. It was a pleasure to join Michelle Ferreri last night to talk about our common-sense Conservative plan to make life more affordable and Bring it Home for Canadians.
Had a blast at the Vaughan Latin Festival organized by the amazing team at Fuerza Latina this past weekend. Thank you to Gina, Jason and all the volunteers for your constant work showcasing the beauty of Latin culture in King Vaughan!
It was a pleasure to join Pierre Poilievre
and so many residents of King Vaughan at the 45th Annual Jalsa Canada Convention. Thank you to everyone at Ahmadiyya Canada
for hosting us, and for your constant dedication to the people of our community.
Great to see so many families come out for the 11th Annual Lebanese Festival this past weekend. Thank you to the wonderful people at St. Charbel Maronite Catholic Church for hosting me at this lovely community event.
A lively celebration of Filipino culture, right here in King-Vaughan! It was a pleasure to join Vaughan’s Filipino-Canadian community for this year’s Vaughan Fiesta Extravaganza.
Congratulations to King-Vaughan’s very own Tristan Bertucci, on being recently drafted by the Dallas Stars. Our community is so proud of you for this incredible accomplishment. We can’t wait to see you hit the ice. Way to go, Tristan!
George Burt has served the residents of our community for years, contributing to the vibrancy and uniqueness of King-Vaughan. Congratulations to George on receiving this year’s Portraits of Giving, for his dedication to the people of King.
Such a pleasure to join thousands of Armenian-Canadians at the Armenian National Committee’s Annual Summer Festival. Great to see that even the rain could not put a damper on the community spirit at this year’s festival. Thanks so much for having me!
Thank you to Ann Wood and everyone at the Kleinburg Bridge Club for welcoming me last week. I’m thankful for the opportunity to hear about the concerns that the seniors in our community have about rising inflation and the cost of living crisis.
That’s a wrap on Canada Day! I had a blast joining residents across King Vaughan for the Canada Day festivities yesterday.
Celebrating Canada Day in King-Vaughan! Wonderful to see so many families in our community come out to celebrate our great nation’s birthday. Happy Canada Day, everybody!

June 2023

It was great to join my friends at the Maple Pioneer Italian Seniors Club for an Italian Heritage Month celebration! Thank you to Maria-Eva for inviting me to such a wonderful day with the seniors in our community.
Working to create a brighter future for children and families across Canada. Thank you to TELUS for hosting your annual Kits for Kids event and for your continued commitment to supporting Canadian youth in need.

It was a pleasure to join a local community food bank to commemorate International Seniors Food Bank Day.
It’s thanks to the tireless efforts of volunteers that many of our Canadian seniors who rely on food banks are able to receive the support they need.
Happy to spend Father’s Day delivering Canada Day signs to fathers in our community. Remember, there’s still time to grab a sign for Canada Day, just give my office a call (905-303-5000) and let us know! To all the fathers in King-Vaughan & across Canada – Happy Father’s Day!

125 years ago, the people of the Philippines chose freedom and self-determination, as they marked their national independence. It was an honour to join King-Vaughan’s Filipino community to commemorate Philippine Independence Day, during Filipino Heritage Month.

It was great to join so many Italian-Canadians in King-Vaughan to celebrate Italian Heritage Month. As a proud Italian-Canadian, it’s always a pleasure to join members of our community to take part in this month’s festivities.
It was great paying a visit to my friends Josephine and Amalia in Kleinburg to deliver their Canada Day lawn sign – thanks for the support, ladies!
Spending an afternoon signing congratulatory certificates for residents in King-Vaughan who have just become new Canadian citizens. I am honored to extend my best wishes to those in our community who are celebrating this exciting milestone.

May 2023

Every year, Easter Seals Ontario commemorates Red Shirt Day, and encourages others to wear a red shirt to stand in solidarity with individuals living with disabilities.
In today’s world, Buddha’s teachings about the importance of kindness, generosity and compassion are important now more than ever. It was an honour to participate in the Buddha Bathing ceremony and commemorate Buddha’s 2647th birthday with King Vaughan’s Vietnamese community.
Sat Gupta is an outspoken advocate for Indigenous Canadians, who was kind enough to attend my swearing-in ceremony when I first became an MP. Thank you for your continuous support, I’m very fortunate to be able to call you my friend.
What a gorgeous day for a parade & fair! It was so nice to celebrate the 173rd Annual Schomberg Agricultural Parade & Fair. Big thanks to the Schomberg Agricultural Society — it’s because of you that we can maintain this timeless tradition for our community.
Town hall on human rights & bill C-281 with MPs @GarnettGenuis @PLawrenceMP in Vaughan Toronto. Great discussion on Human rights violations & what we Canadians can do to help in combating this not only in Canada but around the world.
What an amazing turnout for the Victoria Day Parade and Fair in Nobleton. It was great to see the residents of King Vaughan come out to enjoy the festivities!
A lovely day for a garden sale! It was so nice to see members of the community come out to support the plant and art sales across King Vaughan earlier this week.
As we mark the end of Police Week, I would like to express my appreciation for all the hard work that our brave men and women in uniform do for the residents of King Vaughan. It is thanks to the sacrifices you make on a daily basis that people in our community can feel safe.
I was fortunate enough to join the Ukrainian-Canadian community to celebrate Vyshyvanka Day, which honours an iconic symbol of Ukrainian culture & tradition. Now more than ever, the vyshyvanka serves as a reminder of the strength and resilience of Ukrainians. Slava Ukraini!
King Vaughan came out in droves for this year’s Strides for Mackenzie Health Run in support of Cortellucci-Vaughan Hospital. Together, our community raised over $200 000! Thank you to the staff & volunteers at Mackenzie Health
for all your hard work in organizing this event.
Celebrating 30 years of incredible service to the residents of Durham. It was a pleasure attending the Women’s Multicultural Resources and Counselling Centre’s Gala of Hope this evening, and speaking with the many inspiring women who have contributed so much to this community.
Last night, I had the opportunity to attend the graduation ceremony for the 2023 class of firefighters for the City of Vaughan. Congratulations to the 18 graduates joining the Vaughan Fire & Rescue Service. Thanks to you, our community will remain a safe place for everyone.
Thank you to the Himachal Cultural Association of Canada for generously hosting me yesterday for your Himachal Day celebration. It was an honor to join you to celebrate the rich cultural history of Himachal and participate in the lamp lighting ceremony.

April 2023

It was great to see King-Vaughan come together for a Make-A-Wish Fundraiser to support children who show courage in the fight with cancer every single day. Big thank you to Joe Petrollo, and Sal & Sam Maltese for organizing this great event.
Keeping King-Vaughan clean! To commemorate Earth Day, I joined members of our community to pick up trash at one of our local parks. Thank you to everyone who came out in the rain to help out!

Happy to see an amazing turnout for 2023’s Vaughan in Motion Walk for Cancer Care. Thank you to the Vaughan in Motion team and residents of King-Vaughan who came out to support the members of our community fighting against cancer.

Big thanks to MP Stephen Ellis for speaking about his proposed “Blue Seal” National Professional Testing Standard in King-Vaughan!

Another wonderful Eid Bazaar for the residents of King-Vaughan! Thank you to the @mwofvaughan for organizing another great opportunity to support small business owners in our community.
Happy Education and Sharing Day! It was great to join friends at the Chabad of Maple and Chabad of Woodbridge for this wonderful celebration.
I had the opportunity to speak with constituents in Maple about rising crime in our neighborhoods.
Restless Outreach Ministries, a youth-led group in our community, organized a wonderful initiative to provide food and clothing to those who need it the most. I was truly honoured to have been part of it.

March 2023

It is always an honour to stand alongside friends in the Iranian-Canadian community, in times of both celebration and hardship. Wishing everyone a happy Nowruz!
Always happy to support Naomi and the Girls United Foundation for all they do to inspire and empower girls in King-Vaughan and across Canada.
Congratulations to Fuerza Latina on receiving a well-deserved Ontario Trillium grant to go towards your wonderful mentorship program. Thank you for all the work you do to empower youth and families in the Latino community here in King-Vaughan
Stopped by Bridges of Love’s Carnivale event to spend time with many of King-Vaughan’s lovely seniors!

February 2023

Thank you to friends at the Filipino-Canadian Association of Vaughan and his Excellency General Orontes V. Castro for hosting Pierre Poilievre, Melissa Lantsman, and myself.
I’m so happy I had the opportunity to team up with York Regional Police to organize a seniors safety presentation for the seniors in our community. Big thanks to Maria Eva for hosting us and thank you to Officer Andrew Simmonds & Constable Danielle Froud for sharing helpful tips on how seniors in King-Vaughan can keep themselves safe.
An outstanding turnout at our Family Day community skate in King-Vaughan. Thank you to everyone who joined me and happy family day!
Thank you to Enbridge Gas for generously donating hundreds of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to King Fire & Emergency Services. This donation will help our dedicated firefighters continue to do their great work, keeping the residents of King Township safe.
Had a great evening knocking on doors and chatting with constituents in King-Vaughan with Pierre Poilievre! Always a pleasure to check in with the members of our community, and hear about their concerns and how we can better support them.

Always a pleasure to pay a visit to many of the hard-working small business owners in the Tamil Community. Small businesses are the lifeblood of any community, providing quality goods and services, as well as creating job opportunities for local residents.

January 2023

Very grateful for the opportunity to have spoken with a group of doctors from around the world, that are being prevented from practicing medicine in Canada due to unnecessary government gatekeeping.
Wonderful to see such a great turnout for the City of Vaughan’s inaugural Tamil Heritage Month and Thai Pongai celebration. Iniya Pongal Nalvazhthukkal (Happy Thai Pongal)!
John Ciarallo has been a business leader and active member in our community for over a decade, running Nobleton’s No Frills for over 12 years and collaborating with local food banks in order to give back to the people of King Township. Thank you John for your incredible dedication to our community, and congratulations on your well-deserved retirement!
As Shadow Cabinet Minister for Seniors, it’s important to me that I speak with seniors in King-Vaughan to understand how my colleagues and I can give them the support they need.
I joined King-Vaughan’s Vietnamese community for a lovely ceremony to celebrate the Lunar New Year. I hope that the Year of the Cat brings everyone and their families health, joy and prosperity.

No better way to kick off 2023 by holding a community skate for the residents of King-Vaughan. I was so happy to see people come out to enjoy hot chocolate and some time on the ice with friends and family.