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  • His favourite word is elections.

NDP MP for Toronto—Danforth (Ontario)

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Images in tribute to Corporal Nathan Cirillo on his final journey home to Hamilton via Highway of Heroes http://t.co/CMrz6b6Dyv - his son

Posted on Twitter Wounded security guard Const. Samearn Son hailed as hero http://t.co/igeTPLeAEr via @ourwindsoron

Posted on Twitter Tributes and recollections from a terrible day http://t.co/altQMQapFk

Posted on Twitter Shootout puts gun bill debate on hold http://t.co/MeboLpyRfr

Posted on Twitter Sergeant-at-Arms hailed as hero for stopping Parliament Hill gunman http://t.co/EdVNz0gi45 via @CTVNews

Posted on Twitter Parliament Hill shooting: Inside the NDP caucus room http://t.co/hVbKFEnw2p via @macleansmag

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Justice for Animals in Service Act (Quanto's Law) Mr. Speaker, I would like to start by indicating I will be splitting my time with the member for Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques. As with all my other ...

Mentioned by South China Morning Post (subscription) Canadian parliament's Sergeant-at-Arms hailed as hero for shooting gunman Member of Parliament Craig Scott said on Twitter that Vickers had shot the gunman just as he approached rooms packed with politicians. "MPs and [parliament] staff owe their safety, even lives, to Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers, who shot the attacker just ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Mentioned by Khaleej Times Parliamentary security chief hailed Canada's hero Member of Parliament Craig Scott said on Twitter Vickers had slain the gunman just as he approached rooms packed with politicians. “MPs and Hill staff owe their safety, even lives, to Sergeant at Arms Kevin Vickers who shot attacker just outside the MPs' ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Digital Privacy Act Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to address this motion by the government to have Bill S-4 go to committee before second reading, which is a ...

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Copyright Mr. Speaker, he is twisting the words. The fact is, if this proposed change is an innocent one, why not make sure that they are fully ...

Spoke in the House on Copyright Mr. Speaker, as we have now heard, the Conservatives have a plan to change copyright rules in order to create an advantage for themselves in the ...

Spoke in the House on Supporting Non-Partisan Agents of Parliament Act Mr. Speaker, I was hoping to be able rise to say that the previous speaker had persuaded me, but unfortunately he has not, and I will ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Threats Posed to Canada's National Security by Individuals Returning to Canada from ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I just have one question, and I hope I can direct it to Monsieur Coulombe. In the Security Council's resolution of September ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, I am delighted to be part of this debate. I would like to start by saying that from my perspective the question is whether ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members within the Parliamentary ... Okay. That helps. Thank you. To the extent that the only choice on offer in the Lords' heads was this system or the first-past-the-post system, and ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I stand with two petitions to present. The first is a petition to stand up for Canadian democracy. Now that Bill C-23 has been ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am tabling a petition from over 500 members of my riding of Toronto—Danforth, calling on Parliament to refrain from making any changes to ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Related to Elections Canada and the Member for Selkirk-Interlake ... Quite possibly, yes. I'm open to that. That's an issue which I think we have a duty to ask about. It touches on the Constitution, and ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by rabble.ca (blog) Activists occupy Craig Scott's office, protesting NDP stance on Gaza Craig Scott is not the only MP whose office has been occupied. On Tuesday, activists also occupied Conservative MP Gerald Keddy's and NDP MP Nycole Turmel's offices demanding a meeting with their elected representatives. Grassroots action has taken ...

Mentioned by rabble.ca (blog) Activists occupy Craig Scott's office, protesting NDP stance on Gaza Ten activists are occupying a NDP office in Toronto today, to protest against the party's recent statement on Gaza stating that it is neither balanced nor just. The sit-in at MP Craig Scott's office is being held in solidarity with the people of Gaza, and protestors are ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you. I just wanted to make one last point. I have only 30 seconds, and perhaps Minister Swan could comment. One of the central things ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Russomanno, Professor Benedet, and Émilie or Naomi, I want to ask a few questions about advertising. It seems fairly clearly established ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-36, An Act to amend the Criminal Code in response to ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. The minister in his June 4 press conference said something that I think he confirmed today. He said, “Some prostitutes we know ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Study of use of House of Commons resources by the Official Opposition That's good. I want to turn to the notion of “partisan”. I've had this conversation with one of Monsieur Denis' colleagues. One of the biggest concerns ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Monsieur Mayrand, for coming again to the committee. I hope when you come in the fall, you might be able ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Elections commissioner needs power to compel, say experts, critics Elections commissioner needs power to compel, say experts, critics. Bill C-23 introduces 'minimalist' system to address voter contact concerns and it's full of holes, says NDP MP Craig Scott. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright. On April 25, Minister of ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) 'Absolutely ludicrous' to eliminate voter information cards: NDP, Libs NDP MP Craig Scott, Canada's Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand, and Liberal MP Scott Simms. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright. By LAURA RYCKEWAERT | Published: Monday, 04/21/2014 12:00 am EDT Last Updated: Tuesday, 04/22/2014 ...

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)