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NDP MP for Ottawa Centre (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 52.10% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Support Carlington Community Association's Fundraising Rain Barrel Sale http://t.co/8vc30KiklW

Posted on Twitter Welcome to the cult of parenthood Alan! " Baby Violet & Mama Jill are both awesome. And occasionally,we sleep!"

Posted on Twitter Statement by Tom Mulcair on the first anniversary of the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh « Canada's NDP http://t.co/t1XfOsfRD9

Posted on Twitter NDP want to see Canadian Forces peacekeepers in Central African Republic http://t.co/DO0ZqHwpGJ via @CTVNews

Posted on Twitter Hey Ottawa don't forget to vote for Glashan Schoolyard Greening | Project #Ottawa http://t.co/J2JuJ1mjR5

Posted on Twitter So very sad"@OttawaCitizen: Prince Rupert mom kills autistic son, then self http://t.co/5eFqcNV058"

Two days ago

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Ottawa MP calls on feds, province to "stop the crap" from flowing into river Ottawa MP Paul Dewar spent Earth Day down at the beach. He didn't have board shorts and sandals on, but the NDP MP was shielded by an umbrella as he called on the federal and provincial governments “to stop the crap” from flowing into the Ottawa River ...

Three days ago

Mentioned by 580 CFRA Radio Local MP calls for federal funds for Ottawa River cleanup Every time there is a heavy rainfall in Ottawa sewers overflow, spewing millions of litres of raw sewage into the Ottawa River and a local MP is using Earth Day to renew his call for the federal to put that to an end. Ottawa Centre MP Paul Dewar says it's time for ...

This week

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen (blog) New Democrats Dewar and McKenzie want you to know they're on the side of ... OTTAWA – On the occasion of Earth Day, Jennifer McKenzie, Ontario NDP provincial candidate (Ottawa Centre) and NDP MP Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre) will be calling on the provincial and federal governments to follow through in its infrastructure ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15, L20 and L25 under ... I absolutely do. So I'm giving credit where it's due. But now to you, Minister Baird, because you're the one who's actually responsible for how things ...

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I would like to cite a couple of problems with her overview. She talks about the investment by the government in infrastructure, et cetera. ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Ukraine Thanks again, Ms. Stein. I want to talk about sanctions again. One of the questions that is important to raise, just to get your take on ...

Spoke in the House on 20th Anniversary of the Rwandan Genocide Mr. Speaker, there have been consultations among the parties and if you seek it, you would find unanimous consent for the following motion with regard to ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, on Friday we asked about the troubling rise of anti-Semitism and Hungary's safe-country designation by the government. The Conservatives accused us of misleading Canadians. ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Conflict Minerals Act moved that Bill C-486, An Act respecting corporate practices relating to the extraction, processing, purchase, trade and use of conflict minerals from the Great Lakes Region ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the global peace and security fund has been a key way for Canada to contribute to critical peace-building and security programs, helping in places ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, before I begin my comments, I inform you that I will be sharing my time with the member for Saint-Hyacinthe—Bagot. We have heard a ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Ukraine I'll get right to it. Both of our guests, thank you so much. I really appreciate your testimony. I have questions for both of you, first ...

Spoke in the House on Business of the House Mr. Speaker, I was hoping to move this unanimous consent motion. If you seek it, I think you will find that there is unanimous consent among ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, we were happy to see the Prime Minister attending the Nuclear Security Summit this week, but the government has been sending out mixed messages ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Ottawa MP Paul Dewar "cancelling" his Russian vacation Ottawa Center MP Paul Dewar is cancelling his vacation plans to St. Petersburg, Russia. The NDP critic on Foreign Affairs was among 13 Canadian lawmakers, activists and politicians banned from the country, as Russian President Vladimir Putin retaliates ...

Mentioned by 580 CFRA Radio Paul Dewar among 13 Canadians banned from Russia Ottawa Centre MP Paul Dewar is among 13 Canadian lawmakers and officials slapped with an entry ban to Russia. The move is a retaliation to Canadian sanctions against Russia for its military occupation of Crimea. In a statement, Russia's Foreign Ministry ...

Mentioned by National Post Russia slaps entry ban on 13 Canadian lawmakers, officials in retaliation for ... In addition to Scheer and Van Loan, the Russians have also banned Tory MPs Ted Opitz, James Bezan and Dean Allison, Liberal MPs Irwin Cotler and Chrystia Freeland and NDP MP Paul Dewar. I see my travel ban from Russia as a badge of honour, not a ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Syria I certainly remember here in Ottawa we had Project 4000, and that was 4,000 South Asians, mostly Vietnamese refugees. You see them now fully integrated and ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on the Office of Religious Freedom Thank you, and thank you to our witness. It's good to see you again. In the past couple of years we have seen a shift with ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Situation in Syria To go down that humanitarian assistance path a bit more, one of the really horrific outcomes of this crisis and this conflict has been the effect ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on The Recent Changes announced by Canada Post Thank you. I have a second question regarding that. You came out with what I found to be an incredible comment about how robust your consultations ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill C-6, An Act to implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions Thank you, Chair. I also want to underline the importance of having had an opportunity to look at clause 11 of the bill. As you are ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-486 An Act respecting corporate practices relating to the extraction, processing, purchase, trade and use of conflict minerals from the Great Lakes Region of Africa

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-572 An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (Parliamentary Budget Officer)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-571 An Act respecting corporate practices relating to the purchase of minerals from the Great Lakes Region of Africa

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-570 An Act respecting the labelling of food products containing sodium