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NDP MP for Northwest Territories (Northwest Territories)

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

This week

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

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Correctional Service of Canada Mr. Speaker, in 2010, Eddie Snowshoe of Fort McPherson, Northwest Territories, committed suicide in the Edmonton Institution's segregation unit. His mother still grieves. Though he had ...

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

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

Posted on Twitter Interview with Canada's MP Dennis Bevington http://t.co/9B7QDcn9Py ________________________________

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Drug-Free Prisons Act Mr. Speaker, I too was troubled by the article in The Globe and Mail about Edward Snowshoe. In many ways we could look at putting mentally ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present these petitions from Canadian citizens dealing with the issue of impaired driving. The current impaired driving laws are too ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Yukon and Nunavut Regulatory Improvement Act Some might find it amusing that there are noises in the House, Mr. Speaker, but that is something we all have to live with. The rumbling ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the people of Rankin Inlet do not need to deal with a lawsuit by their own member of Parliament, but that is what counts ...

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 in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, in June 2013, six NDP MPs called upon the Auditor General to audit the nutrition north program. He did and found a program in ...

A month ago

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 in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, of course on this side of the House we are concerned about the protection of Canadians, but this is an ongoing thing. The greatest ...

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 ...

Posted on Twitter With Comrade Isore', 108 Chateauguy, Major Retired at the Remembrance Day Parade in Yellowknife http://t.co/46NqxNV8Qb

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the deadline for the Indian residential school personal credit for educational programs and services is tomorrow, yet out of around 80,000 former survivors who ...

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to Elsie Yanik of Fort Chip for her lifetime achievement award at the Indspire Award reception in Ottawa

Mentioned by CJCD Moose FM Yellowknife Ottawa shooting: Dennis Bevington urges cautious Canada terror response Yellowknife, NWT – Northwest Territories MP Dennis Bevington says the nation must be wary of overreaction in the wake of Wednesday's Ottawa shooting. Bevington was aboard a flight from Ottawa to Yellowknife at the time a soldier, identified as Cpl. Nathan ...

Mentioned by CJCD Moose FM Yellowknife Ottawa shooting: Dennis Bevington urges cautious Canada terror response Yellowknife, NWT - Northwest Territories MP Dennis Bevington says the nation must be wary of overreaction in the wake of Wednesday's Ottawa shooting. Bevington was aboard a flight from Ottawa to Yellowknife at the time a soldier, identified as Cpl. Nathan ...

Mentioned by malaysiandigest.com Northern Senators, MPs, Safe Following Ottawa Shooting An RCMP intervention team secures an entrance to Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)No northerners were injured in the shooting in downtown Ottawa Wednesday. Dennis Bevington, the MP for the Northwest Territories, ...

Posted on Twitter At Rideau Hall, where 6 NWT citizens are receiving Medals of Bravery.

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)