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NDP MP for York South—Weston (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

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 ...

Posted on Twitter “Will the Minister finally listen...take steps to prevent poverty, and make real investments in affordable housing?" #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter NDP MP continues fight to eliminate child poverty « Canada's NDP Too many kids in #ysw go to bed or to school hungry http://t.co/vvyIQoNsBK

Two days ago

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted No on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted No on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted Yes on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted No on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Posted on Twitter NDP leading charge for affordable childcare in Ontario #ysw #ndp #cdnpoli http://t.co/Ui92yo5Xin

Posted on Twitter Ontario endorses Tom Mulcair’s affordable childcare plan http://t.co/dRN5lvVrR8

This week

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 ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter “@MikeSullivanMP telling the grade 5 students at st.Bernard catholic school about the role of an mp. http://t.co/VowueXLnxS”

Posted on Twitter RCL 31 service @ Westlake Memorial Park In memory of 3 brothers killed in the invasion of France #ysw Lest we forget http://t.co/YlA34GI58B

Two 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 ...

Three weeks 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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, residents in my riding of York South—Weston and across Canada continue to express their opposition to the government's ill-thought-out plan to end Canada Post's ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I appreciate this opportunity to speak about a world crisis. I will be splitting my time with the member for Saint-Bruno—Saint-Hubert. Eleven years 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 ...

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 ...

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)