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NDP MP for Scarborough Southwest (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter NDP poised to hold ground in Quebec http://t.co/X6IapCFid4 via @torontostar - every "strategic voter" should read this

Posted on Twitter And you build support for worthwhile causes and policies thru activism. @iricsi

Posted on Twitter We are trying to better a country @iricsi constant activism is required when seeking change. It is tiring for all of us but #worthit

Posted on Twitter Thanks @Blaiserboy I can be positive: @ThomasMulcair was there to Unanimously endorse motion to make Malala an honourary citizen #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Hmmm @Kady ... Justin isn't in the house, Can he jointly second the PM's motion on Malala if he isn't physically present? #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter No problem @theCarlaMarie it happens @rosscoop201 @danbharris

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Digital Privacy Act Mr. Speaker, I will begin by refuting the claim by the member regarding New Democrats secretly harbouring these strange desires to become senators. For the entire ...

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 Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am presenting a petition from hundreds of local residents regarding the proposed Rouge national park. The petitioners respectfully ask the Government of Canada ...

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise to speak on a bill that deals with my hometown of Scarborough. The possibilities and, as the parliamentary ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Mural Routes Mr. Speaker, for 20 years, Mural Routes has been using the power of art to beautify our community and capture our rich local history for all ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Government Spending Mr. Speaker, that is why they were talking about advertising programs that did not exist. Today we learn that Conservatives spent $2.7 million on political staff ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I share our critic's dismay that the minister was not here, because there are some important questions to ask her about letters that local ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I hold in my hand a petition signed by 1,000 residents of my riding of Scarborough Southwest who are opposed to the cuts to ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act I see one of them finally woke up.

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

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca NDP MP pushes to make Remembrance Day a statutory holiday Today in the House of Commons, Member of Parliament Dan Harris (Scarborough Southwest) introduced a Private Members' Bill titled: An Act to Make Remembrance Day a National Statutory Holiday. “Our veterans risked and lost their lives in service to our ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Make Remembrance Day national holiday: MP ... statutory holiday. New Democrat MP Dan Harris expects to table a bill that would establish a cross-country standard to treat Nov. 11 as a national statutory holiday. Currently, a hodgepodge of provincial legislation marks Remembrance Day across Canada.

Mentioned by Kelowna Capital News Cannan bullies fellow MP in the House It's been reported by MP Dan Harris [NDP Scarborough Southwest] that Ron Cannan “was getting belligerent and yelling at me from across the way” before appearing on the NDP side of the house. “He was coming down the row, yelling at me and he had to ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Trade Minister Ed Fast accused of making 'gun' gesture at NDP MP Niki Ashton Rising on a point of order after a particularly rancorous question period, New Democrat MP Dan Harris claimed that International Trade Minister Ed Fast had directed what he described as "an inappropriate gesture, a gun, while saying 'Boom'," in Ashton's ...

Mentioned by Kelowna Capital News Kelowna-Lake Country MP denies bullying fellow parliamentarian Cannan admits he left his seat in the chamber and entered the NDP side of the aisle from the back, but said he was simply there to talk with NDP House leader Peter Julian, a fellow B.C. MP who sits near Scarborough Southwest MP Dan Harris. On Wednesday, Harris accused Cannan of "getting ... "I told him that the Member of Parliament for Scarborough Southwest should apologize to (Fast) or be prepared to make the allegation outside," Cannan said. "Members of Parliament, as the member for Scarborough ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star MPs fire accusations over finger-pointing gesture in Commons Toronto-area MP Dan Harris (Scarborough-Southwest) says he saw International Trade Minister Ed Fast (Abbotsford) make a gun gesture with his hand at NDP colleague Niki Ashton (Churchill) after she asked a question in the Commons. Shortly after Harris raised the finger-pointing issue as a point of order, he says B.C. ... Harris complained that Cannan's alleged actions were inappropriate, coming as they did from a Member of Parliament. Cannan, however, denied Harris's version of events, saying he merely told ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Entertainment Software Industry in Canada Thank you to everyone for being here. Mr. Moisan hit the nail on the head about being cutting edge. While Canada is a world leader—we're number ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Eating Disorders Amongst Girls and Women Thank you very much, Ms. Bear, for being here today. On Mrs. Truppe's very first question, your first answer was to ask for 10 more minutes ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 5, Preventing Illegal Entry into Canada, of the Fall 2013 Report ... Ms. Loschiuk, the office has raised many concerns about border security. Of course, some problems still persist, and I'm glad to see there should be some ...