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NDP MP for Northwest Territories (Northwest Territories)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted No on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted No on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted Yes on Vote #261 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, my colleague said something in his presentation that is kind of a half truth, which is that our per capita emissions are the lowest ...

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

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the latest omnibus budget bill combines the Polar Commission with the Canadian High Arctic Research Station, creating a new bureaucracy with a weaker reporting ...

A week ago

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, ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Northern senators, MPs, safe following Ottawa shooting Dennis Bevington, the MP for the Northwest Territories, was flying to Yellowknife when a soldier was shot in downtown Ottawa. He found out about it immediately when he landed. "My cell phone just went off the hook as soon as we connected into the system," ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Northern senators, MPs, reported safe following Ottawa shooting Dennis Bevington, the MP for the Northwest Territories, was flying to Yellowknife when the incident happened. He found out about it immediately when he landed. "Me cell phone just went off the hook as soon as we connected into the system," Bevington said.

Mentioned by CBC.ca Most northern senators, MPs, reported safe following Ottawa shooting Dennis Bevington, the MP for the Northwest Territories, was flying to Yellowknife when the incident happened. He found out about it immediately when he landed. "Me cell phone just went off the hook as soon as we connected into the system," Bevington said.

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

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Thank you for your presentation. It reminds me that in the mid-nineties I used to be on the Federation of Canadian Municipalities' board of directors and ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Report of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development - Fall ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thanks for joining us today, Commissioner. You know, with regard to this whole section on Arctic marine navigation, there are things we've ...

Posted on Twitter Commissioner for Environment and Sus Dev. report today shows serious neglect in Arctic Marine transport systems

Spoke at the Environment committee on Management of Municipal Solid Waste and Industrial Materials Are you familiar with Borlänge, Sweden? Years ago I visited the incinerator in Borlänge, Sweden, which produces heat for the communities. They buy garbage from all ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, the Northwest Territories has experienced the worst forest fire season in memory, destroying 3.5 million hectares of boreal forest. In comparison, the average area ...

Posted on Twitter Great NDP conference on Clean Energy in Canada on Parliament Hill today.

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak to Bill S-5, which is a bill to create Nááts’ihch’oh national park in the Sahtu Region ...

Spoke in the House on Northern Economic Development Mr. Speaker, the call for the expression of interest for the northern greenhouse initiative opened less than a month ago. Projects to increase food security in ...

Posted on Twitter At a science presentation on Ocean acidification. Beaufort Sea is the most impacted Canadian water body, and the future is dire.

Spoke in the House on Coastal Fisheries Protection Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have an opportunity to stand up and speak to this particular bill. In my time in Parliament, this has been ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I heard the hon. member's deliberations about the relationship between the federal government and the provincial governments. I think back to the Conservatives' plan ...

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter In Whitehorse for the Conference of Parliamentarians of the Arctic Region. http://t.co/RYIDCr8RYZ

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have enjoyed the opportunity to have this report brought forward. Within the Northwest Territories, we have been very successful this year at the ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015: Vote 1 under CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT AGENCY; Votes 1, ... Thank you, Minister, for attending here today. You mentioned black carbon. Black carbon is an important element in the fight against climate change. You know we ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin Thank you, Mr. Chair. I apologize to the witnesses that I didn't get to hear their testimony, as I was engaged in another meeting and wasn't ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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)