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  • His favourite word is farmers.

NDP MP for British Columbia Southern Interior (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 50.90% of the vote.

A month ago

Mentioned by Rossland Telegraph COMMENT: Troubled Times Alex Atamanenko, MP BC Southern Interior . . . convinced that Canada is not acting in a responsible manner on the international stage. The more I reflect upon our troubled times, the more I am convinced that Canada is not acting in a responsible manner on ...

Mentioned by The Castlegar Source COMMENT: Troubled Times Alex Atamanenko, MP BC Southern Interior . . . convinced that Canada is not acting in a responsible manner on the international stage. The more I reflect upon our troubled times, the more I am convinced that Canada is not acting in a responsible manner on ...

Mentioned by The Boundary Sentinel Palliative Care by Alex Atamanenko MP on 06 Jul 2014. in. Op/Ed · Regional · Palliative Care. Canada has an aging population and, as a result, will face many challenges. While we have been engaged with some of the items affected at the federal level, there is a vacuum ...

Two months ago

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com NDP MP Wanted Stand-Up Vote On Bill C-18 The former federal NDP Agriculture Critic isn't happy the way Bill C-18 was sent to committee in the Commons this week. C-18 is an omnibus bill amending several different agriculture-related acts, including plant breeder rights. B-C NDP MP Alex Atamanenko ...

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Dairy Producers Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague from Berthier—Maskinongé for tabling this very important motion. However, I would have much preferred not to be ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Impact of Research, Technology and Innovation on the Pipeline Industry Thank you, Mr. Côté. Thanks, gentlemen, for being here. I'm not sure who would be best to address this question. When I was in northwestern British ...

Spoke in the House on Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act Mr. Speaker, I am thankful to have a few minutes to speak to Bill C-24. As an interesting coincidence, I was recently reading the latest issue ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Honduras Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for his speech and his work on this file. It is certainly well researched, and he understands ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by The Castlegar Source OP/ED: MP hosts Ottawa premiere of Nelson movie On June 3, BC Southern Interior MP, Alex Atamanenko hosted the Ottawa premiere of “The Change Agents”. The evening was co-sponsored by the Citizens Climate Lobby, Ontario Chapter and saw more than 70 people in attendance, including 10 Members ...

Mentioned by The Boundary Sentinel OP/ED: MP hosts Ottawa premiere of Nelson movie On June 3, BC Southern Interior MP, Alex Atamanenko hosted the Ottawa premiere of “The Change Agents”. The evening was co-sponsored by the Citizens Climate Lobby, Ontario Chapter and saw more than 70 people in attendance, including 10 Members ...

Spoke in the House on Energy Safety and Security Act Mr. Speaker, before I start, I must apologize to my interpreting friends. I have given them my notes, but I am going to go a little ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to speak to Bill C-18, the agriculture omnibus bill. Let me say at the outset that I am extremely disappointed ...

Spoke in the House on Meat Inspection Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to begin by thanking all of my colleagues who will be supporting my bill, especially those who have taken time today ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Animal Welfare Mr. Speaker, keeping our food safe is a basic obligation of government. However, there is no credibility to the claim that horse meat in Canada is ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition is in support of my bill, Bill C-571 that comes under here as Bill C-322 to prohibit the importation or exportation ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Ukraine Gentlemen, thank you so much for being here and for providing your comments and sharing your knowledge. I should say, Mr. Potoczny, that your representative in ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-571 An Act to amend the Meat Inspection Act and the Safe Food for Canadians Act (slaughter of equines for human consumption)

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Effects of ... Thank you very much. Thanks to the witnesses for being here. Mr. Kuhl, I gather from your statement that perhaps the greatest danger, if there are ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Effects of ... Thank you, gentlemen, for being here. Just furthering the discussion on GMOs, we were talking about the hope by our industry that our products will be ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Effects of ... As you're probably aware, my party is reserving judgment on CETA until we see the details of the text. That makes sense when we have any ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Effects of ... Thanks very much to all of you for being here. I've been thinking about this agreement ever since we knew it was coming. We're here to ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Effects of ... Thanks very much, Chair. My question is one of process. I'd like to read for you something that Marcel Groleau, president of the Union des producteurs ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Effects of ... I see our chair is right on that clock. Thanks again for coming, folks. Kathleen, you probably can guess the question I'm going to ask, but ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-434 An Act to prohibit the planting, cultivation, release, sale and importation of seeds incorporating or altered by variety-genetic use restriction technologies (V-GURTs), also called “Terminator technologies”, and to make a consequential amendment to another Act

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-373 An Act to establish the Department of Peace

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-363 An Act respecting conscientious objection to the use of taxes for military purposes

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-322 An Act to amend the Health of Animals Act and the Meat Inspection Act (slaughter of horses for human consumption)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-257 An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (mandatory labelling for genetically modified foods)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-258 An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act and the Canada Post Corporation Act (use of resources by members)