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NDP MP for Hamilton Centre (Ontario)

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

A month 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.

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Respect for Communities Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to join in the debate. At the outset, I just want to make a couple of comments for context. I ...

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 iPolitics.ca (subscription) AG should investigate mailings by all MPs: Christopherson Canada's auditor general should investigate the pamphlets sent out by MPs from all parties to determine whether they are violating the House of Commons rules governing mailings, NDP MP David Christopherson said Tuesday. Speaking to reporters after a ...

Spoke in the House on Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act That's true, Mr. Speaker. The government House leader just responded to me and said, “Nobody heckles louder than you”, and he is right. I give him ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the following reports of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts: the fifth report, on ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Lincoln Alexander Day Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to join the debate. I particularly enjoy the fact that it is one of the few times we get to ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under HOUSE OF COMMONS and Vote 1 ... Chair, I appreciate your ruling, and you weren't taking a hard line, but I think you're trying to provide some parameters. Either Mr. Lamoureux's going to ...

Mentioned by AM900 CHML Never Say Never In Politics A very reliable source in Ottawa tells me that MP David Christopherson is once again seriously considering taking a run at being the next Mayor of Hamilton. My political informant tells me that Christopherson and his people view the current crop of Mayoral ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Study of use of House of Commons resources by the Official Opposition So the office was paid for by the party. The House of Commons staff knew the people were working in Montreal. There was no attempt to ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, opposition to the cuts to Canada Post continues to grow in my riding of Hamilton Centre. My constituents are adding their voice to those ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Committee Business I know exactly what you're going to do, and I would just like an opportunity to maintain as many of my rights as I can. Chair, ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Committee Business Thanks, Chair, and so much for the nice-nice part. Make no mistake: this is a political witch hunt. Mr. Lukiwski just talked about the Duceppe matter, ...