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NDP MP for Scarborough Southwest (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 35.00% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Practice, Practice, Practice @ReverendBlair +finding other ways 2 let the anger & stress out. @MeganLeslieMP is better at that then I am

Posted on Twitter "The Cons abysmal enviro record is littered with contradictory rhetoric." - @MeganLeslieMP, #NDP #Environment Critic http://t.co/Yac2CW58c6

Posted on Twitter "The Cons' abysmal enviro record is littered with contradictory rhetoric." - @MeganLeslieMP #NDP #environment critic. http://t.co/FiXv2uZVij

Posted on Twitter Hey @EdieClever thanks 4 heads up. I'm always happy to give credit where it's due. This means You: @beatonna nice job on @google doodle

Posted on Twitter . @CanadianLabour has put out a detailed report on domestic violence and the workplace. Pls read and share! http://t.co/FiXv2uZVij #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter umm. @mpeers might just B not enough coffee this morning, but I didn't get it. went "right over my head" ;-) Can still make bad jokes though

This week

Spoke in the House on New Democratic Party of Canada Mr. Speaker, under the Conservative government, Canada has lost over 400,000 jobs. Employment growth has been less than 1%. Youth unemployment is at 13%, and yet ...

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Spoke in the House on Demetrios Diplaros Mr Speaker, last Friday I had the honour and the privilege of attending a rededication ceremony in my riding at Corvette Junior Public School. The ceremony ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague for that great speech. He brought up some very good points. I was banging my head against the ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, something absolutely did happen, but the government House leader is completely wrong about what happened. What happened was that the government took a process ...

Spoke in the House on Conservative Party of Canada Mr. Speaker, as we approach the end of the session, we see more poor performances from the front bench of the Conservative Party. The Minister of ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time. New Democrats want to make sure that we get this park right. That means ensuring that ecological integrity ...

A month ago

Mentioned by The Barrie Examiner The question is why Remembrance Day isn't one already. Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia are the only Canadian provinces which don't honour Remembrance Day as a statutory holiday. A private member's bill by New Democratic Party MP Dan Harris, Bill C-597, would make Nov. 11 a national ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Scarborough MP's bill to have Remembrance Day made a stat holiday across ... The bill, known as C-597 or “an Act to amend the Holidays Act,” was originally proposed on May 14 of this year by Scarborough Southwest NDP MP Dan Harris. Harris is confident that the bill will be reviewed by the heritage committee and receive Royal ...

Mentioned by London Free Press School's a venue for honouring war veterans That's the message I got loud and clear after my column last week, when I suggested NDP Scarborough Southwest MP Dan Harris is misguided in his attempt to turn Nov. 11 into a statutory holiday. His private member's bill to make it a day off passed second ...

Mentioned by The News Day that deserves more recognition That's something federal New Democrat MP Dan Harris would like to see changed. Harris introduced Bill C-597 in the Commons, hoping to see Nov. 11 adopted as a national statutory holiday. It overwhelmingly passed second reading Wednesday and now ...

Mentioned by Alaska Highway News Bill to make Remembrance Day a national holiday inches ever closer to law The legislation, introduced by New Democrat MP Dan Harris, now moves to the Commons heritage committee for further study before coming back to the Commons for a final vote. Ultimately, however, it would be up to the individual provinces where Nov.

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com Nov. 11 holiday bill a step closer to law The legislation, introduced by New Democrat MP Dan Harris, now moves to the Commons heritage committee for further study before coming back to the Commons for a final vote. Ultimately, however, it would be up to the individual provinces where Nov.

Spoke in the House on Remembrance Day Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my fellow MPs for last night's vote, giving all-party support to my bill making Remembrance Day a national holiday. As ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park I also think, looking at the witness list of everyone who's already been and everyone who will be coming to committee, virtually every single one of ...

Spoke in the House on Holidays Act moved that Bill C-597, an act to amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day), be read the second time and referred to a committee. Mr. Speaker, I ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park I was actually asking the question not in terms of should it be added to the park, but should it be taken back as farmland versus ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park I ask the question because you yourself have said that it's a national urban park, so there are actually some differences from normal parks that have ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-597 An Act to amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you. I'm going to go on to RADARSAT actually, because when the RADARSAT program was being funded and created there were some operational changes made ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Strengthening the Protection of Women in our Immigration System Thank you. It's a little distressing to hear my colleague across the way talking about all these exceptions and these wonderful things that are there for ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Entertainment Software Industry in Canada and Supplementary Estimates (C) 2013-14: Vote 5c ... To show us also the power of the tax credits and some of the competitive advantages—and I mentioned it Monday—there are even, in special effects, picketers ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Entertainment Software Industry in Canada Thank you to everyone for being here. That last remark actually provides a perfect segue into the start of my remarks. There were members of the ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Entertainment Software Industry in Canada Merci. As Mike was saying, he had fun going to Quebec City. I got to go to Montreal last year, to the studio there, the fantastic ...