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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 Here's exactly how much the city will pay to not build the Scarborough LRT - @NowToronto http://t.co/VT7XwMtwlY - "$75million+more flushed"

Posted on Twitter The rise and fall of the Kingston Road motel strip - NOW Toronto Magazine -Think Free http://t.co/PT3qGeg3FL - Lots of work still to be done

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Liberal Party of Canada Mr. Speaker, a new right-wing political party is haunting the land, one that is hell-bent on sending Canadian jobs to the U.S. while cheerleading American Republicans ...

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Posted on Twitter Activists angered by change to transgender rights bill http://t.co/01oWjPZ37X via @torontostar

Posted on Twitter She does @kady get a little too much gleeful repeating PMO talking points.

Posted on Twitter "Corps want best+brightest #PAY4IT ...scraps from master's table" #OneDayofPay campaign rubs @UofT students wrong way http://t.co/IS54BjOe8O

Posted on Twitter "#WTF THIS IS INSANELY STUPID!" - #OneDayofPay campaign rubs @Utoronto students the wrong way http://t.co/IS54BjOe8O @UTSC

Two days ago

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

Three days ago

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

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted No on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

A week ago

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com NDP leader Mulcair joins Scarborugh Southwest MP Harris in Day of Action for ... Federal NDP leader Tom Mulcair will be in Scarborough Saturday, Feb. 21, to join local MP Dan Harris at a National Day of Action for Child Care. Mulcair will join Scarborough Southwest MP Harris in the Day of Action on Saturday at Harris' constituency office, ...

Spoke in the House on Education Mr. Speaker, on February 6, I was delighted to welcome over a hundred students and teachers from St. Maria Goretti Catholic School during their visit to ...

Mentioned by 640 Toronto News Survey says Blair Favoured to Win Scarborough-Southwest Liberal MP The poll, conducted Friday found of the 557 eligible voters, Blair has 39 percent support in the riding, with NDP MP Dan Harris coming in with 29 percent support. Blair has not said whether or not he plans to run, and according to the Toronto Star, he won't ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, certainly if anyone was offended by anything I might have shouted out in the House, I sincerely apologize. It is very difficult to keep ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Flag Mr. Speaker, on February 15, 1965, for the last time, the Canadian Red Ensign bearing the Union Jack and the shield of the Royal Arms of ...

Spoke in the House on Opposition Motion—Job Creation Mr. Speaker, the member is right. There is a lot of rhetoric here. The rubber meets the road when one votes. The part that those members ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Pipeline Safety Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for her response for the Conservative member. It is nice to see the Conservatives seem to finally ...

Three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Letter carrier honoured for helping Scarborough woman who had broken leg Botsinis was honoured by Scarborough Southwest MP Dan Harris, as the woman is a constituent of Harris' riding. “I am honoured to be recognized, but really I just did what anyone would do,” Botsinis said after receiving a certificate of achievement from Harris ...

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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...