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NDP MP for York South—Weston (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 40.10% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter TSB pres says conservative actions are "insufficient" on rail safety. She said inadequate gov oversight contributed to Lac Megantic #NDP

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Voted Yes on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Voted No on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

Posted on Twitter Tom at Centre for Science in the Public Interest on child nutrition. Ban advertising junk food to children! #ndp http://t.co/5H1doxuuli

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, on October 29, I asked the minister about homelessness in Canada, about homelessness strategies that the government was not employing and the fact that ...

Voted No on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Posted on Twitter Why is the federal government failing to engage in reducing child poverty? http://t.co/sQqhyzjkrK

Posted on Twitter Students from Manotick speak to the all-party caucus on poverty. 25years since we promised to end child poverty. http://t.co/EmKECzuHtk

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Posted on Twitter "to forge an ever finer and higher standard of values and a richer pattern of life and behavior" David and Stephen Lewis

Posted on Twitter Stephen Lewis tells Charlottetown: Political dynamic has altered Canada http://t.co/lB7KLgZC70

This week

Spoke in the House on Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise to speak to this government bill, the short title of which is the tougher penalties for child predators act, ...

Spoke in the House on Youth Mr. Speaker, at a time when youth unemployment is high and skilled trades are in demand, apprenticeships provide an important opportunity for young workers to get ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, as we mark National Housing Day this weekend, Canada is experiencing a housing crisis. One in four Canadians spends more than 30% of their ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, behind every one of those numbers is a person who needs to put food on the table and pay the bills. People cannot wait ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to speak to this report. One of the things that the government put in a budget two years ago would ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you. I appreciate that. The Teamsters were here and they support this measure as well. This is not something that they are opposed to. It's ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... —and they're regulated. It's not just safety management systems and leave it up to the truckers. In rail, as we learned a couple of weeks ago, ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, the fact is that federal investment in housing has declined by 46% over the last 25 years, leading to a shrinking supply of affordable ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... One of the things we discovered from listening to the rail industry is that they had not actually done risk assessments, on closing down lines, for ...

Spoke in the House on Incorporation by Reference in Regulations Act Mr. Speaker, first, I want to thank the government for not bringing forward Bill C-42, which was originally to have been debated. It is a bill ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Ottawa shootings: Sullivan recounts scene The MPs gathered inside couldn't tell at first what the noise was, but knew something serious had happened when a security guard locked the door, preventing them from leaving, York South-Weston MP Mike Sullivan said in a phone interview later in the day ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... But you do transport trucks. One would presume that the majority of the dangerous goods transported would be somewhere on some of those trucks. How much ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com UP Express construction could go 24/7 until late November: MP Mike Sullivan Concerned that construction work for the UP Express could take place 24 hours a day for the next three months, York South-Weston MP Mike Sullivan wrote a letter asking Metrolinx president and CEO Bruce McCuaig to come up with alternatives.

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Mr. Nourse talked earlier about the issue of passengers bringing things that they shouldn't onto aircraft, which would be a connection between the airport authority and ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Well, it didn't. It went up. Between 2010-11 and 2012-13 it went up, and your prediction is that it will continue to go up. I'm not ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I appreciate the more robust discussion of what's really driving this. We've heard testimony from the railroad industry that is having similar ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... They are planning for it to get less safe still. It's unbelievable that we would have a government and a department that says let's plan to ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com MP Sullivan hosts palliative care discussion April 16 York South-Weston MP Mike Sullivan will be hosting a discussion Wednesday, April 16 on how best to politically address end-of-life issues for patients and their families. Joining Sullivan for the Palliative Care: A Discussion on End-Of-Life Issues meeting will ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Staffers say standardization of work terms needed among MP offices Alex Cullen, Parliamentary assistant to NDP MP Mike Sullivan, said working conditions on the Hill can cause staff turnover and burn outs, but he said he thinks having a collective agreement, like NDP staff do, helps protect staff against abuse. ... While the House administration handles paperwork related to staff employment, it's the individual Member of Parliament who is the employer and who is responsible for hiring, firing, promoting or giving a raise to staffers, so work expectations and pay varies between offices.

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Sullivan hosts meeting on veterans' rights York South-Weston MP Mike Sullivan is hosting a town hall meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 14 where he will be discussing what can be done to protect veterans. Critiquing the Conservative government's new Veteran Charter, Sullivan is inviting residents to stand ...

Mentioned by Canadian Underwriter Toronto MP presents petition demanding more federal funding for sewers Toronto MP presents petition demanding more federal funding for sewers ... A Toronto-area member of parliament presented Monday a petition in Ottawa asking the federal government for more funding for sewer systems. ... signed a petition calling on the Government of Canada to immediately take steps to fund urgent infrastructure projects in order to upgrade our sewer systems and avoid future property damage," Mike Sullivan, the New Democratic Party MP for York South-Weston, said in the House of Commons.

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-541 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (hate propaganda)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-502 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Humber River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-482 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (telecommunication device identifier)