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  • His favourite word is transport.

Liberal MP for Ottawa South (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 44.00% of the vote.

This week

Spoke in the House on Pipeline Safety Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his speech. We worked together previously in the Standing Committee on Natural Resources. I have a question that relates ...

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Design team downsizing victims of communism memorial as political controversy ... Liberal MP Stéphane Dion, left, Catherine McKenna, Liberal candidate for Ottawa-Centre, center, and David McGuinty, MP for Ottawa-South, hold a news conference on Parliament Hill on Thursday calling on the Conservative government to reconsider the ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Mr. Speaker, I commend my colleague for his speech, once again. He shows the distinction in his background as a career lawyer. However, I want to ...

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

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, if there is any rationale for actually passing the motion today and moving on this important study, it is the speech that was just ...

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

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

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Spoke in the House on VIA Rail Canada Act Mr. Speaker, I want to begin by commending my colleague from the NDP for bringing forward this bill. It is a welcome contribution to the very ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, experts' forecasts regarding GDP growth are dropping every month. Job creation is stagnating, and we have two provinces that are headed towards a recession. ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Except that is not true, Mr. Speaker. The facts do not back up the Conservatives' claims that they take crime seriously. They cut the RCMP's funding ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Government Contracts Mr. Speaker, Treasury Board contracting rules are in place to prevent corruption and political favouritism. Yet documents show that in March 2013, the office of the ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Joe Oliver Broke Government's Own Rules With Speeches Contract: Liberals Liberal MP David McGuinty accused Finance Minister Joe Oliver, then the natural resources minister, of ordering the approval of a $9,200 payment that his own department said contravened contracting policies. The $9,202.50 payment was for “after-the-fact” ...

Spoke in the House on Intern Protection Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to follow up with a question for my colleague from Tobique—Mactaquac and perhaps remind him and the House that this is ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Okay. The problem we're having here in Ottawa, and for the entire industry and marine safety sector, is that we don't have the information. We can't ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thanks, Mr. Chair. Good morning. Thank you very much for being here today. I want to go right to the Transportation Safety Board report released yesterday. ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... The conventional wisdom is that even if every pipeline that's under consideration in Canada is built, including a pipeline to the east, a pipeline through the ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... I see. What do we do to fix that, and how do we share liability? This is, with all due respect, partly about your trucking companies ...

Mentioned by www.ottawacommunitynews.com/ Home News Local MP renews calls for tighter Parliament Hill... Long before a gunman gained access to the Centre Block of Parliament Hill last week, the member of parliament for Ottawa South had been calling for enhanced security measures. From advocating that MPs' and Senators' staffers undergo mandatory security checks to installing swipe-card technology at entrances to the Hill, MP David McGuinty said, "We're not trying to create fortress Parliament, but we have to be cognizant that there are new circumstances and we have to choose the right balance." Calling Oct. 22 ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Okay, well, maybe you can help Canadians understand. Let me just get the question out, and, Mr. Lewis-Manning, I'd like to hear from you as well. ...

Mentioned by Here And Now Parliament The Day After: A Canadian Lawmaker Describes The Ordeal Canadian MP David McGuinty, who represents the Ottawa area, was among those who were in Parliament on lockdown until late yesterday evening. (Twitter). Canada's Parliament is back to business today, less than 24 hours after a lone shooter killed a ...

Mentioned by WUWF Parliament The Day After: A Canadian Lawmaker Describes The Ordeal Canadian MP David McGuinty, who represents the Ottawa area, was there today. He was also in Parliament yesterday, on lockdown, until late in the evening. He joins Here & Now's Robin Young from Ottawa to discuss what happened yesterday, as well as ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... To both of you very quickly, I always like to turn to the budget numbers because the money never lies. Between 2011-12 and 2012-13, marine safety ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Business Journal McGuinty calls on Baird to relinquish regional minister duties Ottawa South Liberal MP David McGuinty is calling on Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird to give up his responsibilities as regional minister. Liberal David McGuinty, Ottawa South MP. Mr. McGuinty told OBJ the decision to move the Capital Infocentre off ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thanks, Mr. Chair. Mr. Nourse, I would like to go back to the insightful comments you made with respect to the 1:40 versus 1:50 flight attendant ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Would you be able to provide that in writing to the committee? The last document we received in writing, I sent to the Auditor General's office. ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-544 An Act to amend the Auditor General Act (government advertising)