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  • His favourite word is elections.

NDP MP for Toronto—Danforth (Ontario)

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter #EastYork residents of #TorDan may be interested in Public Transit Survey conducted by Ward 26 Cllr @mfragedakis http://t.co/ldMbae5Jgp

Posted on Twitter Netanyahu's govt + Hamas regime must take hard look in mirror. BOTH are responsible for all this suffering: http://t.co/WJkW3dhTR7

Posted on Twitter .@nytimes latest update of over 700 deaths, the vast majority (20:1) Gazans http://t.co/WJkW3dhTR7 plus: maiming, survivor suffering, terror

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter .@ThomasMulcair on Gaza war's larger context > need for Cda to start playing even-handed role to secure lasting peace http://t.co/siyKthsuYt

Posted on Twitter Today last day for 1st round of voting 4 #nameyourpark contest near Old Don Jail organized by Cllr @PaulaFletcher30 - http://t.co/DRgMQRx6tC

This week

Posted on Twitter 3/3: RCMP ignore s.16 of Parl of Canada Act that deals directly w/ bribing Senators: http://t.co/HMUIg9imra -punishment mild but still crime

Two weeks 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 ...

A month 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

Voted No on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

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

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 ...

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 Roderick Macdonald Mr. Speaker, McGill law professor Roderick Macdonald passed away on June 13 after battling cancer. We have lost one of our greatest scholars and most passionate ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his speech. He is the NDP caucus's go-to guy for dirt-under-the-fingernails issues. I would like to ask him a ...

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for a truly impassioned speech. It revealed a lot that I think Canadians do not want to hear, because I ...

Spoke in the House on The Change Agents Mr. Speaker, last week, I had the opportunity to attend the Ottawa premiere of the feature-film drama entitled The Change Agents. The event was co-hosted by ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise to speak to the bill. I should note that I will be sharing my time with the member ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Honduras Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I rise to speak to Bill C-20, with some experience in Honduras. I was a member of the Comisión de Verdad, one of the ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on M-431, Election of Committee Chairs and M-489, Election of Speaker Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Mr. Trost, for bringing this forward. I want to make a quick comment. Mr. Richards is correct to say that ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present, as I have on a number of other occasions, a petition on the right to save seeds. This is an ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under HOUSE OF COMMONS and Vote 1 ... Thank you very much. The next question may go through you, Mr. Speaker, but Mr. Watters might be in a better position to answer it. We ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, the housing crisis in this country is severe, and according to a new Royal Bank report, it is only getting worse. In Toronto alone, ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... I can't move away any further and still be part of this. NDP-46 is an amendment to insert into the clause a proposed new section 348.2 ...

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 ...

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, ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)