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  • His favourite word is f-35.

NDP MP for Beaches—East York (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 41.60% of the vote.

This week

Posted on Twitter W DeSantos Martial Arts at Easter Parade. Happy Easter! #BEY http://t.co/IFHHyMjO3B

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Gr8 to share dinner w Malvern Boys Hockey team last night. Congrats 4 bringing home a banner to MCI #BEY

Posted on Twitter Tx @FairVoteCanada 4 visit. Happy 2 sign petition supporting proportional rep per NDP Motion ref'd here http://t.co/mmbIkn6RuA

Posted on Twitter Under (un)Fair Elections Act, and in eyes of the Cons, it is the voters who are the fraudsters. My view at http://t.co/mmbIkn6RuA #BEY

Posted on Twitter celebrating Tamil New Year w song and dance w the Seniors at Harmony Hall #BEY http://t.co/mNdnnlMqCh

Posted on Twitter Come out to 1811 Danforth and share ur dreaams w @DECAdiaries for the 'hood #DEdreams Lots of dreams being shared! #BEY

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to participate in the presentation of thousands of petitions, signed by Canadians from coast to coast to coast. It is the ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am rising today to present two complementary petitions. They are both broadly about the preservation of agricultural lands for agricultural purposes. The first ...

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 Blood Supply Mr. Speaker, it was not that long ago that tainted blood from a paid donor source infected 30,000 Canadians with HIV and hepatitis C. Thousands died ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I am rising to speak to Bill C-31, a budget implementation act. As always seems to be the case, the government, using its majority ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, with crumbling infrastructure and increasing gridlock, cities across the country are demanding new investments in transit, yet the Conservative government offers only platitudes, not ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, with for-profit blood plasma clinics on the verge of opening in Ontario, I present the following petition signed by Canadians from across the country ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Post With another example of the government failing to deliver for Canadians, Mr. Speaker, starting today small and medium-size businesses will pay between 35% and 59% more ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition deals with the plans to end door-to-door delivery of our mail service. The petitioners call upon the Government of Canada to ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com MP Matthew Kellway introduces International Mother Language Day private ... Beaches-East York MP Matthew Kellway has introduced a private member's bill calling on the federal government to officially recognize Feb. 21 as International Mother Language Day (IMLD). Kellway introduced Bill C-573, an act to establish International ...

Three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-573 An Act to establish International Mother Language Day

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in contraband ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you all for coming today and sharing your thoughts on Bill C-10. Like Mr. Casey, I was struck by ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (trafficking in contraband ... Thank you, gentlemen, for coming today. You've provided us with some sobering statistics on this particular issue. All of us are struck by the seriousness of ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Votes 1b, 5b, 35b and 50b under JUSTICE ... Here's the follow-up question then. Don't you have an obligation to know? Doesn't the government when making law.... Even if it's criminal law, you can put ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Votes 1b, 5b, 35b and 50b under JUSTICE Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Through you to the minister, thank you, Minister, for joining us this morning and for your introductory remarks. I want ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com It's time for Ford to go: MP Matthew Kellway Beaches-East York MP Matthew Kellway is bringing Toronto's mayoral issues with him to the House of Commons – and he's not happy. In a statement released Nov. 19, Kellway urges the Conservative Party to stand up for Toronto and tell Mayor Rob Ford it's ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Matthew Kellway named NDP Urban Affairs lead Beaches-East York MP Matthew Kellway will be travelling the country soon to speak with Canada's urban communities about the issues they feel need addressing. Kellway was named lead of Urban Affairs by official Opposition and NDP leader Thomas ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Technological Innovation Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Thanks to all of you. The picture that seems to be emerging after all the discussion we've had so far, ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Technological Innovation Thank you, Madam Chair. I thank our guests for coming today. Dr. Innes, I was curious about your comments when you said that not everybody can ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Technological Innovation Thank you, Madam Chair. Thanks to our guests for coming today. There are a few things I've heard today that have struck me. One of them ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Technological Innovation This question is for Mr. Friesen. I'm a bit concerned about this information coming in to workplaces for a couple of reasons. One is that when ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) US Congressional watchdog says delays in F-35s could put costs of fighter jets ... NDP MP Matthew Kellway (Beaches-East York, Ont.) said the U.S. Government Accountability Office report, despite its statement that limited progress has been made, confirms what the opposition has been saying since Defence Minister Peter MacKay ...

Mentioned by Bonnyville Nouvelle Opposition demands F-35 be dropped after leaked Pentagon report cites more ... An earlier version incorrectly said a panel of experts would be producing an evaluation report. An earlier version also attributed NDP procurement critic Matthew Kellway's comments to Liberal MP John McKay. Most Popular. Most Read; Most Commented ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca The Commons: Think of the F-35 as a Senate with wings “Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives committed to buying the F-35 multiple times,” Matthew Kellway corrected. “They told us it is on the right track multiple times. According to the Pentagon, the F-35 needs a heated hanger in Florida, it cannot fly at night, and the ...