Mark Warawa has been the MP for Langley since 2004. He has been named the Official Opposition Critic for Seniors.
In 2015 Warawa passed a Private Member’s Bill, C-489, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (restrictions on offenders). The act, which received royal assent before the dissolution of Parliament, place restrictions on the movements of certain offenders in relation to their victims. Warawa dubbed it the Safe at Home Act.
He also introduced C-653, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (vehicular homicide), which did not pass. The bill would have characterized all impaired driving causing death as vehicular homicide.
During his time in office, Warawa has help bring infrastructure funding to his riding for such projects as the Aldergrove Border Crossing and the upgrades to the Bedford Channel.
Before being elected to the House of Commons Warawa was a member of Abbotsford City Council for almost 14 years. He worked as a ICBC Road Safety and Loss Prevention Officer in Langley. Prior to entering politics he was a businessman for 25 years.
Warawa is married and has five grown children and 10 grandchildren.