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NDP MP for Northwest Territories (Northwest Territories)

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

Today

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

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

A week 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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Two weeks ago

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

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.

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 ...

Three weeks ago

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.

A month ago

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 ...

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

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter At the Annual PaddleFest on the Slave River, Fort Smith. Mountain Rapids site http://t.co/deRuP5wq39

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 in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Act Mr. Speaker, I want to keep it simple for the minister. I would like to repeat the question. When this bill goes forward to committee, which ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Honduras Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, with this trade deal, Canada is the second largest foreign investor in Honduras. This is the elephant in the room with most of 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)