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  • His favourite word is conservatives.

NDP MP for Victoria (B.C.)

Won his last election, a byelection in 2012, with 37.20% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Peter Van Loan takes a stand against the notion of relevancy http://t.co/G5z6pWXbB4 via @macleansmag

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted Yes on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Posted on Twitter Thanks @CdnTaxFairness for spreading the word on my Bill and working to stop Canada's multinational tax dodge http://t.co/g1sChmfXI0 #TJGR

Posted on Twitter NDP motion to force relevant answers during Question Period to be quashed by Tories - @winnipegnews http://t.co/U04nqGXa6K via @sharethis

Posted on Twitter #Unelected Senate. The Globe & Mail: Transgender rights bill opposed by Harper may be sidelined in Senate - http://t.co/p0d7OEYwPl #cdnpoli

This week

Voted No on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

Didn't vote on Vote #233 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Mentioned by Victoria News Victoria MP gets NDP's top BC spot Victoria MP Murray Rankin is taking on a new role as the federal NDP's British Columbia caucus chair. Rankin was voted into the position by his NDP colleagues in Ottawa last week. “I am so honoured to have the confidence of this talented group of B.C. New ...

Voted Yes on Vote #232 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement an energy efficiency program to encourage owners ...

Posted on Twitter Honoured to be elected BC Caucus Chair by my #NDP colleagues this morning! http://t.co/9J3r9qycrd #cdnpoli #yyj

A week ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Brent Rathgeber's book launch at Ottawa ByWard Market's Eighteen, photos by ... Independent MP Brent Rathgeber, NDP MP Murray Rankin, CBC's Laura Payton, pictured on Sept. 18, at Eighteen in Ottawa's ByWard Market for Mr. Rathgeber's book, Irresponsible Government: The Decline of Parliamentary Democracy in Canada.

Posted on Twitter Emma Watson Takes On Feminism At UN In A Way That's Hard To Fight http://t.co/PwslMpUAT0 #HeForShe #canfem #yyj #cdnpoli

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Mr. Speaker, we never said that they were reducing the total number of auditors. The minister's answer is muddy but the facts in her leaked documents ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Labelling GMOs about transparency, not health say advocates NDP MP Murray Rankin's motion M-480 wants genetically modified food to be labeled because Canadians have the 'right to know,' but industry says information is already readily available. By RACHEL AIELLO | Published: Monday, 09/22/2014 12:00 am EDT.

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives' income-splitting plan will give nothing to 86% of Canadians while handing out tax breaks to the richest in our country. It is ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the intervention by the parliamentary secretary on this important debate. She characterized the position of the opposition moving the motion as saying ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, the Conservative campaign to silence anyone who disagrees with them has reached a new low. Environmental groups, anti-poverty organizations, and international human rights defenders ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the DSC/Fiscal Arbitrator tax scheme: (a) when did the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) initially execute an investigation; (b) when did the CRA post ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to Old Age Security (OAS) pension and benefit appeals: (a) how many appeals were made to the OAS Review Tribunal between 2004 and 2013, ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Times Colonist Findlay, not Rankin, misleading taxpayers National Revenue Minister Kerry-Lynne Findlay says “every voice of authority” has corrected Victoria MP Murray Rankin concerning the Canadian Revenue Agency audits of charities, and then identifies two top officials in her bureaucracy as her independent ...

Mentioned by Times Colonist Comment: NDP's Rankin misleads on charities: minister I am responding to the erroneous, misleading information stated by New Democrat MP Murray Rankin in his commentary regarding charity audits conducted by the Canada Revenue Agency (“Tory audit tactics on charities worrisome,” Aug. 22). Rankin implies ...

Mentioned by National Union of Public and General Employees Commons Finance Committee looks at politically motivated tax audits 2014)—Responding to a request by New Democratic Party Member of Parliament Murray Rankin, the House of Commons Finance Committee held a special closed-door meeting to look into the possible "misuse" of the Canada Revenue Agency. The in ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Northern Gateway Pipeline Mr. Speaker, the 21 Conservative MPs from British Columbia have disappeared from the face of the earth. They are hiding from their constituents because of the ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, the northern gateway pipeline proposal is just wrong, wrong for British Columbia and wrong for Canada. The Conservatives want to force British Columbians to ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-621 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (economic substance)

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Bill C-22, An Act respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you, witnesses. Mr. Labonté, in the big picture, the trend through environmental legislation over the last few years has been that the ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Growing Problem of Identity Theft and its Economic Impact and Certificate of ... Thank you, Chair. Bonjour, Monsieur Therrien. The Barreau du Québec has a code of ethics, a code de déontologie, which states that a lawyer cannot reveal ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'd like to set the context before I move the first of several amendments to part 5 of the budget implementation act ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Main Estimates 2014-15 : Votes 1 and 5 under CANADA REVENUE AGENCY, ... In my part of the world, I've had a number of environmental organizations call to tell me how concerned they are about apparently aggressive auditing of ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... Chair, amendment NDP-4 is virtually identical, certainly in intent and perhaps in text, to what we had moved in the context of one that was defeated ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... Welcome, witnesses. My first question is for Professor Worswick. Back in October you did an economic analysis. In your paper you commented on the changes made ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... Okay. I'd like to ask you about something else you said just now. I'm very pleased to see that you've also drawn this committee's attention to ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... Thanks again to all of our witnesses for being here. My first question is for Professor Cockfield. The constitutionality of FATCA and hence our IGA in ...