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NDP MP for York South—Weston (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Happy Holidays! #YSW #Weston #HolidaySeason https://t.co/qKJGcLoJLb

Posted on Twitter Live in York South-Weston? #YSW #Weston #EndOfTheYearCasework https://t.co/ZU6b2wF1mK

This week

Posted on Twitter "Not high on our radar", says Stephen Harper when asked about murdered and missing indigenous women. Shame #cdnpoli

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Message from my staff: https://t.co/VVDKJy5CKG #YSW #YorkSouthWeston

Posted on Twitter Greenborough community church choir singing Jesu Joy of man's desiring at Christmas cantata. Glorious singing! #ysw http://t.co/zhS9CkhEa0

Posted on Twitter With Santa & organizers of the York Memorial Xmas party for neighbourhood kids! Great alliance with Spice Isle! #ysw http://t.co/EyLl94xxDu

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you, Mr. Chair. And thank you to the witnesses. You touched on it earlier, the use of the Northwest Passage as a transportation route. The ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, more than 100,000 carloads of oil were shipped by rail last year, but citizens do not know when, where, or how risky it is ...

Spoke in the House on Yukon and Nunavut Regulatory Improvement Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the comments made by my colleague from northern Ontario. However, one of the things I noticed that the government has done over ...

Spoke in the House on Persons with Disabilities Mr. Speaker, today is International Day of Persons With Disabilities and New Democrats are celebrating the contributions Canadians with disabilities have made to this country. We ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Ms. Zatylny, on the Green Marine initiative that you talked about earlier, I'm aware from other work that I do that marine vessels are probably the ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I note with interest the amount of discussion on apprenticeships. It is all well and good that people with apprenticeships can have some tax ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Kawartha Media Group Sullivan seeks NDP nod in York South-Weston again Elected in the York South-Weston riding in the 2011 federal election, NDP MP Mike Sullivan is vying for the nomination to run in the 2015 election expected next October. Local New Democrats are invited to gather Friday, Dec. 5 to declare Sullivan as their ...

Mentioned by insideTORONTO.com Sullivan seeks NDP nod in York South-Weston again Elected in the York South-Weston riding in the 2011 federal election, NDP MP Mike Sullivan is vying for the nomination to run in the 2015 election expected next October. Local New Democrats are invited to gather Friday, Dec. 5 to declare Sullivan as their ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Review of the Canadian Transportation Safety Regime: Transportation of Dangerous Goods and ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. And thank you to the witnesses. I want to follow up a bit on Mr. Mai's questions about risk assessments. As the ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, while Conservatives boast, the TSB says the government simply is not getting the job done on rail safety. Yesterday the president of the Transportation ...

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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two months 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 ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Three 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 ...

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 ...

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.

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)