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NDP MP for Burnaby—Douglas (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 43.00% of the vote.

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Two days ago

Mentioned by Burnaby NewsLeader Anti-terrorism bill too far reaching: MP Stewart They could all find themselves the targets of Canadian Security Intelligence Service or RCMP operations if a proposed anti-terrorism bill is passed in Parliament, says Burnaby-Douglas New Democrat MP Kennedy Stewart. Bill C-51 defines "activity that ...

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Posted on Twitter Continuing w/movie industry study w/ Shawn Williamson of Motion Picture Production Industry Association of BC & of @BrightlightPict #bcpoli

Posted on Twitter Continuing w/movie industry study w/Peter Leitch of Motion Picture Industry Association of BC. I want to know how to grow industry. #bcpoli

Posted on Twitter I had a great weekend ringing in the Lunar New Year in #Burnaby. This is from the celebration at the Crystal Mall! http://t.co/4oaMo8jg0l

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Mentioned by Burnaby Now MP: Will Burnaby mayor be considered a terrorist? Burnaby MP Kennedy Stewart wants to know if the federal government will consider Mayor Derek Corrigan a terrorist under the Conservatives' proposed anti-terror legislation. Stewart, the MP for Burnaby-Douglas, raised the question in the House of ...

Posted on Twitter Would oil pipeline critics be targeted by Bill #C51? Watch my Q in Parliament to hear govt's answer: https://t.co/pYbxyMwkoG #cdnpoli #ndp

This week

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, as the great Bill Blaikie once said, “It's not about where you sit, it's about where you stand”, and tonight we will see where ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted No on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Posted on Twitter Here we go on #C51 vote. Trudeau votes with Harper to extend CSIS powers to disrupt those who disagree with government. Only #NDP opposed.

Posted on Twitter Liberals vote against our proposed amendments to #C51. I am worried about effects this law will have on those voicing legitimate dissent.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, I listened to the speech of my colleague across the way with great interest. As we know, there is a brand new oil pipeline ...

Spoke in the House on Reform Act, 2014 Mr. Speaker, it is a great pleasure to stand today and say that I support something that has originated on the other side of the House. ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on An Act to amend the Statistics Act (appointment of Chief Statistician and long-form census) Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak on Bill C-626, an act to amend the Statistics Act. I am pleased to enthusiastically support the bill. I ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Oil Industry Mr. Speaker, two years ago the Conservatives gutted the process by which we approve new oil pipelines, eliminating the voices of ordinary people and tilting the ...

Mentioned by Burnaby NewsLeader Burnaby Mountain protests just the beginning, MP says Burnaby-Douglas MP Kennedy Stewart said the months-long protest against the company's geotechnical survey work in the park galvanized support against project. Not just in Burnaby, but across Canada and even in other parts of the world. “People are ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition signed by hundreds of my constituents of Burnaby—Douglas and across Canada. The petitioners note that we have ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Bby Mountain protests just the beginning, MP says Burnaby-Douglas MP Kennedy Stewart said the months-long protest against the company's geotechnical survey work in the park galvanized support against project. Not just in Burnaby, but across Canada and even in other parts of the world. “People are ...

Spoke in the House on Science and Technology Mr. Speaker, Conservative cuts to science continue to take their toll. Their cancellation of the major resource support program has put in jeopardy a national science ...

Mentioned by Straight.com NDP nominates Constance Barnes to challenge Liberal Hedy Fry in Vancouver ... Parliamentarian Kennedy Stewart, former MP Svend Robinson, academic Michael Byers, former MLA Lorne Mayencourt, city councillor Adriane Carr, and former city councillor Jennifer Clarke have all been crushed by Fry, the longest-serving Liberal MP in ...

Mentioned by Straight.com NDP nominates Constance Barnes to challenge Liberal Hedy Fry in Vancouver ... Parliamentarian Kennedy Stewart, former MP Svend Robinson, academic Michael Byers, former MLA Lorne Mayencourt, city councillor Adriane Carr, and former city councillor Jennifer Clarke have all been crushed by Fry, the longest-serving Liberal MP in ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS, ... Thank you, Minister. On science, you're spending $80 million on the Science and Technology Museum for what you've admitted is just a renovation, really, but across ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, in the past week, over 50 people have been arrested for protesting Kinder Morgan's test drilling on Burnaby Mountain, and this includes the arrest ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on M-428, Electronic Petitions Mr. Chair, it's a great privilege to be here today. Thanks very much for taking the time to listen to me. On January 29, 2014, members ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-631 An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (Burnaby Lake, Deer Lake and Brunette River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-615 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (cruelty to animals—electric shock collars)

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry and Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 ... Thank you. Welcome today, through the chair. I have some more questions about CBC. We talk about current funding, and then past funding, but it's a ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the witnesses. I'll keep it short because I only have three minutes. My questions are addressed to FACTOR. In ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you. Welcome to the witnesses. I have a quick question regarding your talking about FACTOR. I actually was a performing artist for some time, and ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thanks for coming. I'm struggling with this notion of established versus emerging artists, and I'm just hoping that you can help me with that. What in ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all the witnesses for coming today and presenting your views. When I say I escaped from the music industry ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you. Thank you for coming today. It's been a great conversation. I have a quick question, seeing only a few minutes left; maybe we can ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-558 An Act to establish the position of Parliamentary Science Officer