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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.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter First 8th Generation now at La Frenz later to Road 13 and Moon Curser in our tour of favourite Okanagan wineries. http://t.co/kw9fIcFN4A

This week

Posted on Twitter On the way to the Opening reception for Okanagan Pride 2014! Great to be back in Kelowna. Happy Pride! #lgbtq #cdnpoli #ndp

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Honoured to be at the 22nd Annual Peacekeeping Memorial tonight at BC Leg #yyj #cdnpoli http://t.co/ClLIfmScxQ

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter I call on @pmharper to act now to bring injured children from Gaza to Canada for treatment. Add your voice: http://t.co/G2UH9ml8Pi #ndp

Posted on Twitter With Aaron about to start matching with NDP at #yvrpride http://t.co/EZrg5Vd8Na

Posted on Twitter Editorial: Project turned lives around http://t.co/kWkK7ugw7Y via @sharethis

A month ago

Mentioned by Sooke News Mirror Name change for our riding During the year long process to draw new boundaries for the 2015 Federal Election, Randall Garrison (MP – Esquimalt Juan de Fuca) fought for a name change for the constituency that will replace Esquimalt-Juan-de Fuca. “I sought approval of the Federal ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on WorldPride Human Rights Conference Mr. Speaker, next week, members of the LGBTQ community from across the world will assemble in Toronto for WorldPride. Hundreds of LGBTQ leaders and activists will ...

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted No on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to start by letting members know that I will be splitting my time with the member for Hull—Aylmer. Despite the late ...

Spoke in the House on Victims Bill of Rights Act Mr. Speaker, here we have what I believe is the 75th use of time allocation in this House. We have the Conservatives applauding because of their ...

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, two years ago I raised the problem of airport screening requirements that can result in transgender and gender variant individuals being banned from flying. ...

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Respect For Communities Act Mr. Speaker, what we have going on is a bit of a pretence, with the minister talking about what happens if they are next to schools ...

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 in the House on Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise in this debate today because this is a topic in which I have been involved for many years, stretching ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, the fact remains that at the last minute, Conservative votes were swapped or changed in order to block an amendment to Bill C-13 that ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca MP's bid to amend bill earns scorn Conservative MP Bob Dechert says an NDP colleague “should be ashamed of himself” for his failed attempt to extend hate speech protection to transsexuals. New Democrat Randall Garrison attempted to amend the cyberbullying bill to add gender identity to ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Transgender hate speech protections shut out of cyberbullying legislation Conservative MPs voted down a move to give transgender people new hate speech protection in the government's cyberbullying bill. An amendment from NDP MP Randall Garrison would have added gender identity to the Criminal Code list of identifiable ...

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 in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, that is just what we are asking about. Last year, the Quebec minister of public safety requested a no-fly zone over Quebec prisons. Right ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Cyberbullying bill amendment on transgender discrimination fails The House of Commons justice committee voted Tuesday against an amendment to Bill C-13, the so-called cyberbullying bill, that would have made discrimination on the grounds of gender identity a hate crime. NDP MP Randall Garrison, who wrote the ...

Three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Rainbow Day on the Hill: Celebrating diversity in the next generation, and this one Near the end of question period Tuesday, NDP MP Randall Garrison — the party's spokesperson for LGBT issues — stood up in the House of Commons and asked the government to stand in a round of applause for a group of students in the visitor's gallery for the third annual Rainbow Day on ... Morin said that the day, hopefully, could also give confidence to any member of Parliament who isn't out that it's possible to be honest in public about their sexuality, and get re-elected and be respected in their communities.

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, ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Hobbling RCMP would politicize gun-control decisions, NDP warns By Patrick Cain and Anna Mehler Paperny Global News. NDP MP Randall Garrison argues taking away the RCMP's ability to classify guns would be a ;. NDP MP Randall Garrison argues taking away the RCMP's ability to classify guns would be a bad move.

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)