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Yesterday

Posted on Twitter James Orbinski and Oliver Scott Pankratz after the EAST Alternative School's amazing Courageous Voices' performance http://t.co/tVstSHX9ah

Posted on Twitter Quote of the day: 460+ Canadians academics ask Conservative government to withdraw #UnfairElxnsAct and start fresh http://t.co/xEvhJPMewh

Posted on Twitter Ask #CPC MP Jay Aspin to block #UnfairElxnsAct http://t.co/EOicFkJnsH #NDP daily appeal to Conservative MPs to do the right thing continues

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter #NDP asking #CPC MPS Harold Albrecht, Peter Braid and Stephen Woodworth to block #UnfairElxnsAct http://t.co/aQUmxyMYQN

Posted on Twitter A massive and reasoned call to withdraw #UnfairElxnsAct - http://t.co/rordOL94sf - will voice of 460 scholars matter to Conservative MPs?

Posted on Twitter 460+ profs write to MPS, asking them to do what #NDP has been calling for: withdraw #UnfairElectionsAct + start fresh http://t.co/ipTr0AzfFp

A week ago

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Tories spurn NDP request to start over on elections bill OTTAWA — The federal government has rejected a request from the NDP to withdraw its controversial bill to overhaul Canada's election law in favor of a new draft that reflects parliamentary consensus. The request came Thursday from NDP MP Craig Scott, ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Great, thank you, and thank you, all three, for such powerful and articulate presentations. I particularly want to recognize Leadnow with respect to this particular bill. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I, too, rise to present a petition gathered at the good offices of the Council of Canadians. It is called the Democracy 24/7 petition. ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. What I would say to Mr. O'Toole's question is that if he and the government side were willing to engage in a ...

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Okay. Thank you very much. At the moment, Bill C-23 would require the commissioner to give written notice that a person is being investigated, with some ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Thank you to both witnesses. I have several questions, and I'm just going to state them at one time, and then you can decide which ones ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Great. Thank you, everybody. I want to probe a bit more. When Mr. Neufeld, who testified here, spoke to the press, he estimated that between 100,000 ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, the minister has clearly lost sight of what the elections act is supposed to be about. The Supreme Court has made it crystal clear ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I wonder if my hon. colleague has any comments on the rationale that was used by the minister of state just now. I think ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, the minister truly is delusional. Back in 2004, the Prime Minister said Sheila Fraser's “competence and her courage have shone a bright light on ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition is from many dozens of petitioners who are supporting what we called “Kempton's petition” in honour of Kempton Howard in our ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... If I could start by asking three questions. In particular, I would like Mr. Howe and Mr. Dinsdale to address them because I only have a ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, the fact is that the list of those opposing the bill is growing and growing: chief electoral officers, electoral commissioners, experts of every political ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Nunavik and Toronto-Danforth MPs to discuss Canadian and UN Indigenous rights MP Craig Scott (Toronto-Danforth) alongside MP Romeo Saganash (Abitibi–Baie-James–Nunavik–Eeyou) will be holding a discussion on harmonizing Canadian laws with the United Nations (UN) Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People Friday, April ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Great. Yes, I wouldn't mind following up on what Mr. Reid has said at some point. Whether or not the individuals' residence stays where they're fleeing ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, last night former elections commissioner Corbett said that moving electoral investigations into public prosecutions would actually hurt electoral oversight. It would remove the commissioner's ...

Spoke in the House on Instruction to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs Regarding Bill C-23 moved: That it be an instruction to the Standing Committee on Procedure and House Affairs that, during its consideration of Bill C-23, An Act to amend ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Perhaps I could just move on to one other aspect. There are a few things in the act that everybody has heard about. There's the fact ...

A month ago

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Townhall on elections act set for March 19 Toronto-Danforth MP Craig Scott and Hamilton Centre MP David Christopherson are hosting a townhall on what they say is the unfair elections act Wednesday, March 19. Called Save Your Vote, the event is set to take place at 7 p.m. at the Ontario Institute for ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by rabble.ca More than 60000 Canadians signed petitions against the Fair Elections Act over ... The Council of Canadians and the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) today presented Toronto-Danforth Member of Parliament Craig Scott with two boxes containing over 30,000 petitions that were signed by Canadians over the weekend. The petitions oppose the Fair Elections Act, introduced in the House of Commons last week by Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre. The petition calls on the government to, "table electoral reform legislation that incorporates the recommendations of Elections Canada, establishes ...

Mentioned by rabble.ca More than 60000 petitions against the 'Fair' Elections Act signed by Canadians ... The Council of Canadians and the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) today presented Toronto-Danforth Member of Parliament Craig Scott with two boxes containing over 30,000 petitions that were signed by Canadians over the weekend. The petitions oppose the Fair Elections Act, introduced in the House of Commons last week by Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre. The petition calls on the government to, "table electoral reform legislation that incorporates the recommendations of Elections Canada, establishes ...

Mentioned by rabble.ca More than 60000 petitions against the 'Fair' Elections Act signed by Canadians ... NDP Democractic Reform critic Craig Scott receives petitions opposing the Fair Elections Act today. The Council of Canadians and the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS) today presented Toronto-Danforth Member of Parliament Craig Scott with two boxes containing over 30,000 petitions that were signed by Canadians over the week-end. The petitions oppose the Fair Elections Act, introduced in the House of Commons last week by Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre. The petition calls on the government to, "table ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-506 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Don River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-470 An Act respecting democratic constitutional change

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-453 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (preventing and prosecuting fraudulent voice messages during election periods)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-448 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (consent)