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NDP MP for Western Arctic (Northwest Territories)

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

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise again to speak to my colleague's discourse because this is the problem I have right now. I am going ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I wish to bring to the attention of the government a petition from the Gwich'in citizens of my riding in the Northwest Territories, who ...

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, quite clearly one of the major issues facing Canadian municipalities and others is the infrastructure deficit. We have seen the Conservatives come up with ...

Posted on Twitter At Taste of the Arctic in Ottawa with Leanne Goose and Greg Nasagaluak http://t.co/kV0Wk7bTIB

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin Getting back to nutrient loading, because I think this is one of the more serious problems that everyone's trying to deal with, it just seems that ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin Thanks, Mr. Chair. I wanted to touch on the wetlands as well, because over the last two years in Parliament we've heard much about how this ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition signed by many Canadians asking for a national dementia strategy. They call on the Minister of Health and ...

Posted on Twitter At Conference on "Water Stress: Protecting our Communities" this evening in Ottawa.

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter At the Arctic Council SAO meeting in YK. Discussion on the great importance globally of dealing with Black Carbon

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin If farmland is wetland and farmland is important for preserving non-drainage, or slowing down drainage, why would you support this idea that farmland drainage should not ...

A month ago

Mentioned by HQ Yellowknife Western Arctic MP weighs in on possible MLA extension Yellowknife, NWT - The MP from the Western Arctic has now weighed in on the GNWT's effort to postpone the October 2015 territorial election. Dennis Bevington says it'll be interesting to watch the Harper Conservatives to see how high a priority they give to ...

Mentioned by HQ Yellowknife Western Arctic MP weighs in MLA extension vote Yellowknife, NWT - The MP from the Western Arctic has now weighed in on the GNWT's effort to postpone the October 2015 territorial election. Dennis Bevington says it'll be interesting to watch the Harper Conservatives to see how high a priority they give to ...

Posted on Twitter With officials from WBEA at an Air Monitoring Station in Ft McMurray

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the study and treatment of eating disorders: (a) how many major eating disorder studies have been funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health ...

Posted on Twitter With the Snow King in his Castle on Yellowknife Bay! http://t.co/crd93cY8oP

Two months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin Thank you, witnesses, for coming here today. I'm going to focus a bit on the Upper Thames River, because I think I'm a little bit more ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I do not like having to stand here and talk about the honesty and dishonesty of parliamentarians. This is actually a noble debate, which ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition signed by many Gwich'in people from the Northwest Territories, who request the House of Commons and Parliament assembled ...

Posted on Twitter At the PDAC conference in Toronto, with Thomas Mulcair conducting an NDP meeting with MP's and Industry Reps http://t.co/kG6u0dLCo4

Spoke in the House on Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have the chance to speak to a bill, which, as I mentioned earlier, on first reading seems very simple and ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin Do you think there is something to learn through this process for the future? As you mentioned earlier, you said the best result was simply not ...

Mentioned by HQ Yellowknife Bevington criticizes Trudeau over Ukraine comments Yellowknife, NWT - Western Arctic MP Dennis Bevington says the latest controversy surrounding Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau shows a disturbing pattern. The Ukrainian ambassador to Canada has now accepted Trudeau's apology after he made a joke ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin Thanks. My question might be a little bit more complicated than one minute, but I think I'll get some time later. I just want to start ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin Thank you, Mr. Chair, and to the witnesses, thanks. My expertise in water lies more on the Slave River and the lakes of northern Canada, so ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Rare Earths Industry in Canada Yes. At the beginning of this process with Avalon, there were great hopes—and they encouraged those hopes—that there would even be secondary processing in our territory, ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Federal committee votes against dividing superbill Western Arctic MP Dennis Bevington says he put forward a motion to split Bill C-15 after hearing concerns from aboriginal groups. The single bill includes legislation to enact devolution, as well as to merge the territory's four land and water boards into a single ...

Mentioned by HQ Yellowknife Bill C-15 won't be divided into two bills Yellowknife, NWT – As expected Bill C-15 will not be divided into two bills, a motion that was put forward by Western Arctic MP Dennis Bevington. It was rejected by the Conservatives on Thursday afternoon. The Western Arctic MP's motion was in response to ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Dennis Bevington's members' statement on Bill C-15 Western Arctic MP Dennis Bevington says the federal government's handling of Bill C-15 harkens back to colonial times. Bevington says the bill, which would bring in devolution and combine regional land and water boards, is ignoring the rights of some land ...

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)