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  • His favourite word is conservatives.

NDP MP for Skeena—Bulkley Valley (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 55.30% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter How I did on Twitter this week: 98 New Followers, 91 Mentions, 849K Mention Reach. How'd your week go? via http://t.co/uFXJ4WcNOE

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Cons blast public servants - unless of course they're trying to use them as part of the Harper propaganda machine http://t.co/fYp4b1aGzO

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Listening 2 Robert Reich (former Sec of Labour to Clinton) talk about how to address income inequality. Brilliant. http://t.co/tChFNkl4SY

Posted on Twitter Excited 2B @ Broadbent Institute gala 2night. Cdns coming together 2 share best ideas 4 a more progressive Canada. http://t.co/856zakY16y

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Mr. Harper wants 2 balance the budget? Cons do it no the backs of our vets. $1 billion+ since 2006 #cdnpoli #Shame http://t.co/sjBN9PdKxK

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 We're in parliament voting on our excellent bill on making May 5th National Day of the Midwife. http://t.co/Aob7oUzun9

This week

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, I am reflecting on my friend's previous comments because there have been a number of concerns over the lack of public oversight for CSIS, ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... It's somewhat challenging to address, in the sense that this implementation act deals with a whole range of issues that affect poverty. It's unusual I think, ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget So suddenly, Mr. Speaker, being a single parent is going to be helpful to getting income splitting from the government, an outright and falsified mistruth of ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, today I am rising to ask that you find that a prima facie case of privilege exists with respect to the government's contempt for ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his speech, which I listened to with great intent. What the public generally sees from the House of Commons ...

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, one part of the speech from my friend from Timmins—James Bay that really struck a chord with me was about the government's orientation to ...

Mentioned by The Vancouver Observer MP Nathan Cullen calls Harper government "corrupt and entitled" "This shows a government that has become corrupt and entitled—they have special privileges,” Nathan Cullen, NDP MP said of Conservative-turned-Independent MP Dean Del Mastro who quit his seat in Parliament today in advance of a vote to suspend him.

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... I understand that. To understand just whether this has been contemplated, is that because of this particular amendment, because port authorities occupy a grey zone? They're ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Report of the Bank of Canada on Monetary Policy As most Canadians hear the news that a recovery is under way, one would naturally assume that it's associated to new job creation, yet we see ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, the Conservative government's unbalanced approach means that while many families are being left behind, Scotiabank made $6.5 billion in profit last year. Today, that ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, it is with some passing reflection that I think of how we arrived at this place. The Conservatives came in here on the white ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Economic and Fiscal Outlook and Pre-Budget Consultations 2014 I'll be brief, Mr. Chair. I appreciate the motion by Mr. Saxton. This has been done before. That doesn't actually make it a good way to ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, the Canadian economy faces the serious challenge of an aging workforce. As the boomer generation retires, we need to allow more Canadians, not fewer, ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Nathan Cullen Pays Tribute To 'Remarkable' People In Cold Lake, Alberta NDP MP Nathan Cullen paid tribute Friday to a group of Albertans who took inspiring action in the face of hate. Cullen, who represents the British Columbia riding of Skeena—Bulkley Valley, rose in the House of Commons to comment on the recent vandalism ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2014 Zero. Thank you for that. Mr. Clark, I'm tempted to get into a very large conversation about the state of the global economy and its impacts ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Report of the Bank of Canada on Monetary Policy, Economic and Fiscal ... Thank you very much. I have just one single motion, Chair, and I think all committee members should have a copy of the motion in front ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2014 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all our witnesses for being here today. I'm going to focus a bit on income splitting, because it seemed ...

Mentioned by The Vancouver Observer Nathan Cullen on Russian tanker adrift: "Imagine this was a massive ... Nathan Cullen had just got off the phone with folks on Haida Gwaii. "There is a sense of temporary relief but continued vigilance," the NDP MP from Northern BC posted on Facebook. "Apparently the towing rope was very hard to secure and snapped three ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2014 The Brampton Civic Hospital, according to the Ontario Auditor General, ran over $200 million, in part because it was a P3; the Sea-to-Sky Highway was $220 ...

Mentioned by CFTKTV MP Nathan Cullen Announces Bill to Protect the North Coast MP Nathan Cullen introduced a private members bill today that would legislate a ban on supertankers on the North Coast. The bill is called "An Act to Defend the Pacific Northwest", Cullen says the bill also seeks to give communities a stronger voice in ...

Mentioned by CJFW MP Nathan Cullen Announces Bill to Protect the North Coast MP Nathan Cullen introduced a private members bill today that would legislate a ban on supertankers on the North Coast. The bill is called "An Act to Defend the Pacific Northwest", Cullen says the bill also seeks to give communities a stronger voice in ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-628 An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 and the National Energy Board Act (oil transportation and pipeline certificate)

Mentioned by CFTKTV MP Nathan Cullen Announces Bill to Protect the North Coast MP Nathan Cullen introduced a private members bill today that would legislate a ban on supertankers on the North Coast. The bill is called "An Act to Defend the Pacific Northwest", Cullen says the bill also seeks to give communities a stronger voice in ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-403 An Act to amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act (Civilian Investigation Service)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-611 An Act regarding the inclusion of Haida Gwaii as a prescribed northern zone under the Income Tax Act

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-563 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (payment of individual's refund to registered charity)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-562 An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (Head Smart ski and snowboard facilities)