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  • His favourite word is point.

NDP MP for Hamilton Centre (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 57.00% of the vote.

Yesterday

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

Voted Yes on Vote #261 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

A week ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members within the Parliamentary ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I appreciate your allowing Mr. Godin to clarify things from his perspective. First of all, thank you for coming. We appreciate it. ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) NDP MP Godin claims his privileges breached after RCMP officer stopped him ... NDP MP David Christopherson (Hamilton Centre. Ont.) told the committee that, as a former Ontario solicitor general, he also had a role as the civilian head of the Ontario Provincial Police during his time with the province's NDP government in the 1990s.

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Hamilton MP returns to Ukraine to observe Sunday election Hamilton Centre MP David Christopherson is venturing into a Ukrainian hot spot to monitor that country's parliamentary elections this Sunday. The deputy leader of the federal New Democrats is scheduled to be in Kharkiv, Ukraine's second largest city and ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, Hamiltonians, like millions of Canadians, are angry and outraged over the Conservative plan to end home mail delivery. They know that not only are ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members within the Parliamentary ... Again, thanks very much for being here today. I'll pick up where I left off. I had mentioned before, I think at a committee business meeting, ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Regarding the Free Movement of Members within the Parliamentary ... Yes. Thank you very much. I agree with Mr. Lukiwski. I can't imagine that anyone would be opposed. This is one of those issues where it's ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Question of Privilege Related to Elections Canada and the Member for Selkirk-Interlake ... Thank you. That's my segue to the second point. Your suggestion is that it not be tied to expulsion. My first thought was we had to ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I thought it was interesting that the parliamentary secretary affirmed, and we heard from the member for Wellington—Halton Hills, his intention to vote for ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Mr. Speaker, in typically twisted Conservative logic, they are going hard on pensioners but easy on tax cheats. There are new reports today that the Canada ...

Spoke in the House on Industry Mr. Speaker, yesterday we saw the Conservative ministers across the way simply wash their hands of the U.S. Steel tragedy. There is no new help for ...

Spoke in the House on U.S. Steel Canada Mr. Speaker, today families in Hamilton and Nanticoke are reeling from the ominous news that U. S. Steel Canada has filed for bankruptcy protection. Nearly 15,000 ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by AM900 CHML Christopherson's Political Grandstanding I'm not sure what woke David Christopherson from his slumber on the Opposition side of the House of Commons last week. Aside from the odd grumbling about U.S Steel,we hardly ever hear from The Hamilton Centre MP, or the other two NDP MP's from this ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, the humanitarian crisis in Syria has grown beyond all conceivable proportions. This is the greatest refugee crisis since World War II. What we have ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, still no straight answer. Conservatives are saying they will now, finally, fix the mess they made of the temporary foreign worker program. In fact, ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Randle Reef delay seems shrouded in secrecy, MP says Local MP David Christopherson says he's not happy with the answers he's getting about the Randle Reef delay. Christopherson, who represents Hamilton Centre, used Question Period this week to ask why the long-awaited environmental project has stalled.

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Study of use of House of Commons resources by the Official Opposition Well, I'll return the love, Chair, and I really will be brief. Mr. Lukiwski just talked about how if that doesn't work, as an alternative.... But ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, once again, the people of Hamilton are left in limbo regarding the future of the Randle Reef cleanup. It has been six months to ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Committee Business and Meeting Requested by Three Members of the Committee to ... Thanks, Mr. Chair. I won't be that long. I just want to tackle this issue that somehow we're running away from this meeting. Far from it. ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) NDP accuses government of 'ugly, secretive, partisan' in-camera trial ordering ... New Democrat MP David Christopherson (Hamilton Centre, Ont.) called the proceedings that took place behind the closed doors of the secretive panel, an all-powerful board of MPs from each of the main parties a “star chamber.” “We've got a situation where ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) NDP accuses government of 'ugly, secretive, partisan' in-camera trial ordering ... New Democrat MP David Christopherson (Hamilton Centre, Ont.) called the proceedings that took place behind the closed doors of the secretive panel, an all-powerful board of MPs from each of the main parties a “star chamber.” “We've got a situation where ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER Yes, at the risk of blowing up all this great kumbaya, the first thing I'd like to do is serve notice of a motion:That the Committee ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on M-431, Election of Committee Chairs and M-489, Election of Speaker Very good. Thank you. I want to say that the real issue here is not all the wonderful words that Mr. Lukiwski went on and on ...