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NDP MP for Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 40.90% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Thanks for messages of concern. Safe still in lockdown ltd cell service. My thoughts are with those who died or were wounded keeping us safe

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Neighbour sent this photo saying he was proud to see his MPs car plugged in #cdnpoli #ndp #climatechange http://t.co/x6ByNa6Yrz

Posted on Twitter Thanks to full house of NDP members who just renominated me in new riding of #Esquimalt-#Saanich-#Sooke #cdnpoli #ndp http://t.co/nmZRs4pzFo

A week ago

Posted on Twitter NDP childcare good for families, good for the economy: 7 reasons childcare is good for the economy http://t.co/UeYmAlPtWh via @pressprogress

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Senate likely to amend transgender rights bill, senator says NDP MP Randall Garrison is pushing the Senate to adopt his bill, which would make it illegal to discriminate or incite hate on the basis of gender identity, defined in his bill as an “individual experience of gender, which may or may not correspond with the sex ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Managed to get back to riding in time today to hear Indonesian Amb. Djalal on ASEAN at the Maritime Security Challenges Conference #cdnpoli

Didn't vote on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Spoke in the House on Vancouver Island Waterways Mr. Speaker, I rise today to draw attention to the lack of protection for the waters of Vancouver Island. In its infamous omnibus budget bill, the ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, I take very seriously the debate that we are having today just as New Democrats take very seriously the threat posed by ISIL. Most ...

Posted on Twitter About to go on #CFAX after Iraq debate in HoC today #ndp #yyj

Mentioned by Times Colonist Lawsuits a danger with trade agreement I don't often support the NDP, but MP Randall Garrison is bang-on in his commentary criticizing the Canada-China trade deal. Among his other complaints, he points out that Canadian taxpayers face massive liabilities arising out of Chinese investors' potential ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, first CSIS spies on law-abiding Canadians, then it shares that intelligence with the oil industry. When CSIS actions were challenged, SIRC appointed its former ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca NDP MP still hopes Senate passes transgender rights bill – three years on OTTAWA – An NDP MP who has waited more than three years to see what happens to his bill that seeks to enshrine transgender rights in Canada says he hopes the Senate moves quickly to pass it into law. But Randall Garrison admits he doesn't know ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to stand in the House today to support this Canada-Korea free trade agreement—appropriately, Canada's first in Asia. Contrary to the incessant ...

Spoke in the House on Security Intelligence Review Committee Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives have done it again, with conflict of interest and spying. First, the former chair of SIRC had to resign because he was ...

Spoke in the House on Police and Peace Officers' National Memorial Day Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the annual Police and Peace Officers' Memorial that will be held in Ottawa this Sunday. I am honoured to ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, the Red Cross has sounded the alarm on the deplorable conditions of thousands of refugee and immigration detainees in Canada. Instead of making a ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise to speak against Bill C-36 at report stage. I am really glad to have an opportunity to do so ...

A month ago

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail House Speaker dismisses bid to vote again on transgender protections The ruling from Speaker Andrew Scheer on Monday came after a request from NDP MP Randall Garrison to, in essence, allow a re-vote on whether “gender identity” should be added to the list of “identifiable groups” afforded extra protection under hate crime ...

Mentioned by VICE New Documents Show That Canadia's Federal Government Is Panicked About ... But Randall Garrison, the member of parliament (MP) sponsoring the bill, might just trump them yet. For a piece of legislation that the government said it held no formal position on, the Justice Department put a lot of work into making sure Conservative MPs ...

Mentioned by Sooke News Mirror Garrison to seek NDP nomination Esquimalt, B.C. – Esquimalt-Juan de Fuca Member of Parliament Randall Garrison announced September 12 that he will seek the New Democratic Party nomination in the new riding of Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke for the upcoming federal election. “Every day I ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada Thanks very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Dr. Shaw, for being with us today. As I mentioned to you earlier, I've had the privilege of hearing ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I want to start with a reflection on something that came up at the end of the testimony of the ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'm very pleased to be here today. When I saw Bill C-13, it was interesting to note that clause 12 ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and thanks to both of our presenters today. One of the things you've really done is.... We started off saying ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada One of the claims that I think you're referring to was in Elizabeth Lower-Basch's paper on the social impact bonds. She says two things that I ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-609 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (critical infrastructure)

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much to the witnesses for being here today. I'm going to make some remarks before I turn ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under AGRICULTURE AND AGRI-FOOD, ... I'll have to talk really fast. Thanks very much to the minister for being here. Since I joined the committee earlier this year, it's the first ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Social Finance as it Relates to Crime Prevention in Canada I thank the witness for his presentation. I also have to mention Mr. Young's presentation. I will say, however, before I ask a couple of questions, ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-557 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Vancouver Island)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-509 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Goldstream River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-435 An Act to amend the Civil Marriage Act (divorce and corollary relief)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-397 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (golfing expenses)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-279 An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code (gender identity and gender expression)