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NDP MP for Northwest Territories (Northwest Territories)

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

Yesterday

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

Two days ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Northern Development Mr. Speaker, nutrition north is working so well that average Canadians now are sending food parcels to needy northern families. However, nutrition north is just one ...

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

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted Yes on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted No on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Northern Development Mr. Speaker, the nutrition north program is another failure and symbolic of the Conservatives' failed Arctic policies. Now the minister's department has put out a tender ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With respect to the imprisonment in China of Canadian citizen Huseyin Celil; (a) has the government discussed the topic of his case with Chinese government officials; ...

Two 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

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to rise and speak to Bill S-5. Of course, we support the development of national parks, and as a national ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With respect to the Northern Greenhouse Initiative (NGI), and to the Call for Expressions of Interest to access NGI funding that closed on September 30, 2014: ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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

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 ...

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)