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NDP MP for New Westminster—Coquitlam (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 45.90% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter We felt the earthquake too, here in #Coquitlam

Posted on Twitter Excellent meeting w Honourable William Chuang, Director-General of Taipei Economic & Cultural Office http://t.co/dcsUPCAZ80

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Met w Otto Langer, a true Fraser River defender, in Steveston on #EarthDay2014 #ndp #cdnpoli http://t.co/chZ1TFBo85

Posted on Twitter Spoke at Cape Horn Elementary on #EarthDay2014 very green school! Students very active! Good work Cape Horn!

Posted on Twitter Happy #EarthDay2014 consider how you & your school, business, government can reduce #environmental impacts today (& everyday) #ndp #cdnpoli

This week

Posted on Twitter Happy Easter.

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition from Canadians who want the government to take measures to stop the global practice of shark finning and ...

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 Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present two petitions signed by thousands of Canadians across the country, including those from my riding of New Westminster—Coquitlam, and Port ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, this is the minister who has gutted the Fisheries Act, muzzled scientists, and ignored experts from her own department. Now she is turning her ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present two petitions signed by thousands of Canadians across the country, including those from my riding of New Westminster—Coquitlam and Port ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I rise to speak in support of the NDP motion before us about the misuse of taxpayers' dollars. It seems that the Prime Minister ...

A month ago

Mentioned by New Westminster News Leader Talking sustainability in New Westminster New Westminster resident Colin O'Neil with MP Fin Donnelly take a break during the Rivershed Society of B.C.'s sustainability leadership program journey down the Fraser River last August. — image credit: Grant Granger/NewsLeader file. Tweet. by Grant ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present two petitions signed by thousands of Canadians across the country, including my riding. The first is from Canadians concerned about ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, I rise to speak to budget 2014. The government's budget document was over 400 pages, but I must say that it is very thin ...

Mentioned by The Record (New Westminster) New Westminster MP says federal budget is thin on ideas No change in budget: John Bail and Kerisma Vere recently presented MP Fin Donnelly with an 1,800-signature petition to save Canada Post. The New Westminster-Coquitlam MP said it's one of the top issues in the community - and missing from the recent ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, the member spoke about support for the environment. I would like to ask the member a question. In this budget there is not a ...

Mentioned by Coquitlam Now MP takes issue with sponsorship waits Previous Next. The Conservative government's move to close this year's application process for immigrants to sponsor parent and grandparent visits is a drain both emotionally and economically, according to New Westminster-Coquitlam MP Fin Donnelly.

Three months ago

Mentioned by The Record (New Westminster) New West politics - what's up on the federal and provincial front? Protesting postal cuts: John Bail and Kerisma Vere present MP Fin Donnelly with an 1,800-signature petition to save Canada Post. Burnaby-New Westminster MP Peter Julian is calling on the prime minister to take swift action to prevent future rail accidents ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Peter Julian, Fin Donnelly rule out bids to succeed Dix ... of reflection. Peter Julian of Burnaby-New Westminster and Fin Donnelly of New Westminster-Coquitlam and Port Moody both announced Thursday they won't try to succeed Adrian Dix, who plans to leave as leader of the B.C. NDP after party members choose a successor at a convention in September, 2014. ... Mr. Julian, an MP since 2004 who considered running for the provincial leadership when the job was last open, reached a similar conclusion, according to a statement issued by his office. “Members of our ...

Mentioned by City News MP Fin Donnelly won't run for the BC NDP - The Tri New Westminster-Coquitlam constituents will have Fin Donnelly as their member of Parliament a little longer because the veteran politician said he won't be running for leadership of the provincial NDP. Donnelly told supporters who asked during his holiday ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Programs and Activities of Fisheries and Oceans Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. When DFO officials appeared the other week, the deputy minister admitted the department will not implement recommendation 4, and I'm talking about ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Fish Component of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Turning to eco-certification, I have three quick questions that maybe you could answer in the remaining time that I have. I'm curious whether DFO will be ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Thursday, November 28th Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome to all the DFO officials. Thank you for being with us at committee here to answer our questions. Commissioner, I'd like ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Fish Component of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) Thank you, Mr. Chair. And thank you to both of our guests for your hard work on the agreement. I want to pick up where Mr. ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Canada's Preparations for the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi First of all, thank you to all three of our witnesses for testifying today in front of the committee. I would like to congratulate you, Mr. ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Lobster Fishery Thank you, Mr. Chair. We've had some interesting questions so far. I guess there are maybe two questions I would add to this discussion about markets. ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Northern and Arctic Fisheries Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our guests. We appreciate your testimony. It's been very good information, and it has been very helpful. Lot's of ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Northern and Arctic Fisheries Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, both, for being part of our committee today and providing your testimony. My colleague asked about the Yukon's relationship with ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-380 An Act to amend the Fish Inspection Act and the Fisheries Act (importation of shark fins)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-345 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (special benefits)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-225 An Act to amend the Fisheries Act (closed containment aquaculture)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-226 An Act to change the name of the electoral district of New Westminster — Coquitlam

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-211 An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (prohibition against oil tankers in Dixon Entrance, Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte Sound)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-212 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (luring a child outside Canada)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-213 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (means of communication for child luring)