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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 ...And it's snowing and raining

Posted on Twitter Be Careful: Light Pole + Downed wire at St. Clair and Danforth Rd. Toronto Fire on scene & St.Clair is closed from Kennedy to Danforth Rd.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Transportation Mr. Speaker, the serious defect in the Chevrolet Cobalt put the lives of Canadians at risk, yet the minister would have us believe that even though ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, it is a little hard at times to sit here quietly and respectfully when members get up and say some of things like the ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, for the past several months, my office has been regularly receiving petitions from constituents opposed to the cuts by Canada Post to home delivery. ...

Posted on Twitter Got back 2 #ScarbTO just in time 4 first Halloween as a home owner. #LovingIt

Posted on Twitter My PMB to make #remembranceday a nat'l stat holiday will be debated in the #HoC on Mon Nov 3. Tune into @CPAC_TV to catch it! #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter WATCH: I spoke in the #HoC about the Cons' omnibus budget and the need for the #MulcairPlan on #childcare! #cdnpoli http://t.co/rOOFhCVhc4

Posted on Twitter WATCH: I presented another 1k petition signatures from #SSW residents to stop cuts to Canada Post #cdnpoli #scarbTO http://t.co/Siqdpb7QWY

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted No on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted No on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

This week

Spoke in the House on Parliament Hill Mr. Speaker, I was thrilled the public was allowed back on Parliament Hill last Friday night. We have the support of a remarkable security team that ...

A week 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 ...

Three 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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...