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NDP MP for Northwest Territories (Northwest Territories)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 45.80% of the vote.

Three days ago

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

Posted on Twitter Cons sink to a new low by voting down their own Chairs ruling in Committee on C51, breaking 140 years of tradition.

Mentioned by CBC.ca NWT MP questions promised $11.3M boost to Nutrition North funding An MP from the Northwest Territories is raising questions about whether the federal government has followed through on its promise of more money for Nutrition North. Dennis Bevington, the MP for the Western Arctic riding, raised the issue in the House of ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Northern Development Mr. Speaker, there is a food crisis in northern Canada, and the Conservatives misled Canadians about fixing it. Just before the Auditor General's report, the Conservatives ...

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

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

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, I am glad to have the opportunity to speak to this bill, though many of my colleagues in the House who would also like ...

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

Spoke in the House on Parks Canada Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives' drastic cuts to Parks Canada have forced parks to scale back or shut their gates for winter, and now volunteers are needed ...

Spoke in the House on Parliamentary Precinct Security Mr. Speaker, I am rising to debate the motion before us and the amendments that have been made to it. Of course, the NDP is not ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Joining the Picket Line for Housing Workers in Fort Smith http://t.co/gawi2cg2qP

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by My Yellowknife Now Bevington defends NDP over satellite office expenses Northwest Territories MP Dennis Bevington has defended his fellow New Democrats in a row over expenses for satellite offices. On Tuesday, the House of Commons' Board of Internal Economy ordered 68 of the NDP's MPs to repay a total of more than $2.7 ...

Spoke in the House on Red Tape Reduction Act Mr. Speaker, I am here today to talk about Bill C-21, an act to control the administrative burden that regulations impose on businesses. It is a ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, at some point in my colleague's speech, which was a good speech and which I listened to in its entirety, he seemed to lose ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Pat Braden on stage at Winterlude in Ottawa, part of the NWT Days http://t.co/xkoG45MS2F

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, this weekend the board of the Native Communications Society of the Northwest Territories meets to decide whether to shut down a northern institution that ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Rivière-des-Mille-Îles. I am speaking today to Bill C-44, a terrorism bill. However, before I ...

Posted on Twitter With Israeli activist Jeff Halper and NDP mp's talking about the destruction of Palestinian homes http://t.co/m1qnLkHt7J

Mentioned by My Yellowknife Now Loss of CKLB would be tragedy – Dennis Bevington Northwest Territories MP Dennis Bevington says losing Yellowknife-based radio station CKLB would be a 'tragedy'. The station may be forced to close following a protracted dispute over funding. Directors at the NWT's Native Communications Society, which ...

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter 2014 PM Early Childhood Education Award winner Lesley Caines, with all her students, Weledeh School, Yellowknife NWT http://t.co/elriRCUKO1

Posted on Twitter Candice Lys Project Leader of FOXY, with the whole team receives the Arctic Inspire Award of One Million http://t.co/BFbv5CbeaM

Mentioned by World Policy Institute (blog) Interview with Canada's MP Dennis Bevington Today we are speaking with Dennis Bevington, who is member of Canadian Parliament, representing the Northwest Territories (NWT). Bevington also serves as the official opposition critic for the Arctic Council as a member of the National Democratic Party ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Review of propane markets in Canada I've looked at the law governing you, and yes, it doesn't give you much latitude to refuse a permit. Perhaps the environmental effects of the proposed ...

Mentioned by National Post NDP MP who co-owns renewable energy business gets inside information on ... Northwest Territories NDP member of Parliament Dennis Bevington just received back from the government a response to his written request for all federal departments to identify their spending on “the development and use of renewable energy for each year ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials We did a lot of innovative work a decade ago and that was great. The municipalities wanted to participate in the green fund because we had ...

Mentioned by Calgary Herald NDP MP's questions on energy raise questions of their own From left, cast members Eric Peterson and Lorne Cardinal shared a laugh with NDP MP Dennis Bevington at the post-screening reception for Corner Gas: The Movie, held at the Canadian Museum of History on Monday, December 1, 2014. (Caroline Phillips / Ottawa ... Yukon Conservative MP Ryan Leef said every member of Parliament likely has some interest in renewable energy initiatives in their ridings, and he doesn't want to impugn Bevington's motives in asking for the information. However, MPs must identify ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Fall 2014 Report of the Auditor General of Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. I will not attempt to vote at any time. Thank you to the witnesses. I'm sorry, I didn't catch your testimony, but ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Votes 1b, 5b and 10b under AGRICULTURE AND ... A trend line says that one year this much information was created that was perfectly public information that anyone could access, and then there was proprietary ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AGENCY, votes ... Do you think the 17% is a good number for Parks Canada? Parks Canada is a bit like Defence in that it has lots of vehicles ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY ESTABLISHMENT, Vote 1b ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the witnesses. I was interested in the minister's comments about the importance of matching the resources with the ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our presenters. As a former municipal official having to deal with waste disposal, I know exactly the problems that ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act (Nááts’ihch’oh ... Thanks, Madam Minister, for your presence here today on this very important subject for my constituents, the Nááts’ihch’oh national park reserve. It has been a process ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-543 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Peel River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-499 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Alsek River and other rivers)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-485 An Act to amend the Canada Petroleum Resources Act (transfer approval)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-332 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of Western Arctic

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-530 An Act to amend the Northwest Territories Act (borrowing limits)