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NDP MP for Toronto—Danforth (Ontario)

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Read this paper to understand just how primitive and Mickey Mouse Canada is on security oversight/review http://t.co/RnCzrZJdrX #C51

Posted on Twitter .@cforcese / K Roach #C51 Paper 5 http://t.co/RnCzrZJdrX - enacting #C51 w/out much-enhanced accountability would be irresponsibility cubed

Posted on Twitter At Downtown Relief Line http://t.co/p4Kp0l9Byq consultation, tonight at Riverdale Collegiate. A series of very insightful questions so far.

Posted on Twitter Small slice of "disruption" efforts of RCMP Security Service in '70s: here, receiving and keeping burgled documents https://t.co/M07fgnFxIn

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter In one hard-knock British city, a secret Muslim donor helps save a synagogue http://t.co/kbXjtgJaQ7 - uplifting news like this so welcome

Posted on Twitter WATCH: Jon Stewart on Netanyahu http://t.co/yHT2QPFPEN

A week ago

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Flag pole on Parliament Hill made from Maple Leaf Forever tree Toronto-Danforth MP Craig Scott joined the Speaker of the House, Andrew Scheer, for the inauguration. The iconic silver maple was destroyed by a July 19, 2013 storm. Prior to being felled by lightening, the tree was located outside Maple Cottage on Laing ...

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Cinema Politica Danforth screens Disruption at St. John's Presbyterian The screening, hosted by Toronto-Danforth MP Craig Scott, will be followed by a discussion with Anishnaabe kwe land defender and Aamjiwaang and Sarnia Against Pipelines (ASAP) member Vanessa Gray and Toronto-Danforth MPP and former ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, the unfair elections act is running into trouble in the courts, just as we knew it would and as expert testimony predicted. Provisions of ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for the cogency with which he argued for the need for this committee or a similar process ...

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Didn't vote on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Didn't vote on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen The Gargoyle: Roots of a national legend, your taxes made easy, animal rights House of Commons Speaker Andrew Scheer, MP Craig Scott and the Curator of the House of Commons, Johanna Mizgala look at a new flagpole and stand in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, February 18, 2015.

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I would like to ask my colleague whether he would like to comment on the fact that while this report, as I am glad ...

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, the importance of the legislation should speak to the need for us to be able to debate it and not to cut off debate. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am delighted to stand and present a petition of several hundred signatures to make sure that Health Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Canadian flag turns 50, let the celebration continue! Speakers included Canadian Heritage Minister Shelly Glover, NDP MP Craig Scott and Mr. BĂ©langer, the latter two of whom have become veritable scholars on the history of the flag's creation and the debate surrounding it. Those assembled also heard from ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) See More Photos Andrew Cardozo, far left, pictured with Canadian Heritage Minister Shelly Glover, Mieka Buckley-Pearson, great-grand-daughter of Lester B. Pearson, Liberal MP Mauril Belanger, and NDP MP Craig Scott. The Hill Times photograph by Jean-Marc Carisse.

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 There's nothing in the bill about that.

Spoke in the House on The Maple Leaf Forever Mr. Speaker, in 1867, school principal Alexander Muir, living in what is now Toronto-Danforth's Leslieville, is said to have been inspired to write the poem The ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I also rise to present a petition in support of my colleague's climate change accountability act, Bill C-619, the debate on which will start ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Flashback Friday: Hill media team takes MPs, Senators in Rideau Canal Classic ... Andrew Cardozo, far left, pictured with Canadian Heritage Minister Shelly Glover, Mieka Buckley-Pearson, great-grand-daughter of Lester B. Pearson, Liberal MP Mauril Belanger, and NDP MP Craig Scott. The Hill Times photograph by Jean-Marc Carisse.

Three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-586, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the ... In this one I should say that as I tried to make clear earlier, and having consulted Mr. Chong, this is not one that he particularly ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on M-428, Electronic Petitions Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank our guests for their very informative answers. I have no other questions. We're now at the stage of ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Review of the Standing Orders and Bill C-586, An Act to amend ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I will take a brief moment to make a comment so that we're actually all clear on what this bill would do. ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Review of the Standing Orders and Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thanks very much for being here, everyone. I just want to follow up on what Mr. Lukiwski was asking about. I think ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-44, An Act to amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to our witnesses. It's important to know, as Mr. Garrison made clear on Monday, that these are very abbreviated ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on M-428, Electronic Petitions Thank you, Mr. Chair. Benefiting from Dr. Fox's presence again, on the Preston principle that we don't want you to disappear, I'll start my questions with ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on M-428, Electronic Petitions With that feature in particular, I personally see this as...I wouldn't call this transformative. It's building on what we already have, but it's also at the ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Review of the Standing Orders and Bill C-518, An Act to amend ... Obviously there will be discussion and so Tom or anybody on G-1 and Scott on LIB-1 can reference what their preference would be. Here's our preference ...

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)