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NDP MP for York South—Weston (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Part of the dancing troupe from the Ghanaian Anglican Church of Toronto at their 10th anniversary party! #ysw http://t.co/bgjY8uQSub

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter At James street hub for Somali health day with nursing students from Humber #wys http://t.co/M1JzVDmh4g

Posted on Twitter Park and bus stop on wrong side of Trethewey for kids. No safe crossing for 1/2 km. Forest Hill would have one! #ysw http://t.co/1nCZTMIsN8

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter At the George Harvey grad. Sign of the times, the sports winners were cricket. Congrats to all!

This week

Posted on Twitter At pmh service of remembrance for those felled by cancer this year. Here in memory of friend Frank Houchen and for Lizzie and Kathleen

Posted on Twitter Lac Megantic fire chief, Denis Lauzon gives riveting speech to Teamsters on fighting the fire last year. http://t.co/wLiHe1uiue

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, yesterday the minister tried to brag about investments in housing. The trouble is only a fraction of the money is federal for Ontario, it ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, residents in my riding are continuing to sign petitions protesting the loss of home mail delivery by Canada Post. The petitioners call upon the ...

Spoke in the House on Rolling Rampage Mr. Speaker, in Canada today there are over two million people living with physical disabilities. Many of them have specialized needs for housing, education and treatment. ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, back in June, I asked the minister a question concerning the Social Security Tribunal backlog, where it was discovered that some 10,000 cases of ...

Spoke in the House on Service Canada Mr. Speaker, the EI program for parents of critically ill children is a very valuable one, but only if it is working and paying people during ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Davenport. The notion of ecological integrity is one that may be foreign to some ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, I listened with interest to my colleague's dissertation. I wonder if he could answer a very simple question. Will he and his colleagues in ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Voted No on Vote #250 That, in relation to the consideration of Government Business No. 13, the debate not be further adjourned.

Two weeks ago

Voted No on Vote #249 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions. The first petition calls on the government to implement a national strategy for dementia and the health care of persons ...

A month 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 ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the witnesses. Mr. Wilson, you said something a few minutes ago that I wanted to correct. I think you ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Sticking to liability, your suggestion that those in class I have over $1 billion of insurance is counterbalanced by the Association of ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Subject Matter of Clauses 212 to 233 and 375 of Bill C-31, ... Mr. Chair, on that point, we are in fact hearing from these witnesses that these regulation changes are to harmonize our activities with those of the ...

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.

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com MP Mike Sullivan hosting open house Dec. 7 York Guardian. York South-Weston MP Mike Sullivan will be holding his annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 1 to 4 p.m.. Light refreshments will be served at the event, which takes place at Sullivan's community office on 36 South Station St.

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)