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NDP MP for Burnaby—Douglas (B.C.)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter My Speech in Parliament on Restoring the Long-form Census: http://t.co/cTejrHhksJ via @YouTube #cdnpoli #cdnsci #cdntech #NDP

Posted on Twitter Speech in Parliament on Restoring the Long-form Census: http://t.co/cTejrHhksJ via @YouTube

Two days 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 days ago

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

Posted on Twitter Deputy Sci Critic @laurinliu's advocacy on unpaid interns has thrown Cons 4 a loop - they even changed their lines! http://t.co/dnLlFkADpD

Posted on Twitter Congratulations @dvntownsend @kataklysmband @ShootingGuns @snglmthrsgang @Skull_Fist for @TheJUNOAwards nominations. Metal rox. #JUNOS

This week

Posted on Twitter Great news! #NDP promises new Innovation Tax Credit to help innovators with capital investments http://t.co/RxppUfXzj8 #cdntech #cdnsci

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to meeting w/Burnaby students participating in Encounters With Canada today! Check out the program: http://t.co/xwMd2JsNWk

Two 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 ...

Mentioned by Burnaby NewsLeader MP Stewart to introduce Affordable Housing Strategy Burnaby-Douglas MP Kennedy Stewart plans to introduce legislation in the House of Commons this week calling for a B.C.-specific affordable housing strategy. The motion is separate from one by fellow New Democrat MP Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present a petition from over 400 constituents asking the government to immediately prohibit Kinder Morgan from building a new bitumen-based, ...

Mentioned by News1130 Mayor vows war in court against Kinder Morgan; MP appeals to company president Burnaby Mayor Derek Corrigan is vowing a war against the oil company, and Burnaby-Douglas MP Kennedy Stewart is making a direct appeal to the company's president. Stewart is calling for Ian Anderson to put a stop to Kinder Morgan's surveying work on ...

Spoke in the House on Oil Industry Mr. Speaker, hundreds of local Burnaby residents opposed to Kinder Morgan's new crude oil pipeline are poised to be arrested for protesting in a public park ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, we are having a decent debate here, but I would like to have more. It is too bad we now have time allocation on ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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