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  • His favourite word is place.

NDP MP for Hamilton East—Stoney Creek (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 45.20% of the vote.

Two 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 ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, my friend talked about how some of these deals get put together and questioned the validity of some of the deals. My understanding from ...

Mentioned by The Epoch Times MPs Warn of 'Wave of Executions' in Iran NDP MP Wayne Marston and Conservative MP John Weston look on as Liberal MP Irwin Cotler pleads the case of Iranian Ayatollah Hossein-Kazamani Boroujerdi during a press conference Oct. 7, 2014 on Parliament Hill. Boroujerdi is slated for execution for ...

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to speak to this motion. As members of Parliament, the single most important duty we have is to give consideration ...

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 Pensions Mr. Speaker, after paying into CPP for 25 years, Bruce Thompson, a veteran from my riding, was diagnosed with aggressive terminal cancer. His doctors say he ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Challenges Faced by North Korean Refugees I've had a bit of experience with the Korean church community in Hamilton. I went to one of their services and they in fact thanked us ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Persecution of Religious Minorities in Iraq by ISIL/Daesh —if it hadn't been, in my belief, the political distortion that happened in the interim between that time and when the Americans first left. They've replaced ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, a number of years ago, I travelled to Seoul with the then foreign affairs minister. While I was there, we had a briefing from ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Pensions Mr. Speaker, Stelco pensioners worked hard. They followed the rules. Now they are left to wonder if their deferred wages will be put at risk by ...

Spoke in the House on Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to offer one word in the beginning of my remarks, which is Snowden. When we talk metadata and improper access, he ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives gave up on their vows for governmental transparency. The "T" word is something that they only inflict upon their enemies. This Conservative ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I hear noise from the Liberal side of the House. I guess they cannot get enough attention these days. Over the summer, we saw ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca MP Wayne Marston's politics shaped by poverty and family tragedy As Wayne Marston prepares to drive to Hamilton, he chooses a song from his vast repertoire. Every week the NDP MP clocks more than a thousand kilometres back and forth from Parliament Hill to his Hamilton riding, where he lives with his wife, Barb.

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Rights of Women in Afghanistan Thank you, Mr. Chair. Staci, I just want to let you know that a number of years ago I spent two wonderful days in Lake Leelanau, ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Eritrea Gentlemen, I wasn't expecting to be surprised here today. When Cliff Davis, the CEO from Nevsun, spoke to us by teleconference, I came away from that ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Eritrea Mr. Kyriakakos, oftentimes we ourselves and the government are in disagreement on points of view and perspectives, but the testimony on Eritrea that's come before this ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Vietnam Mr. Chair, just on one point, obviously, this particular issue needs more time. That's evident to me. Also, there were a couple of frustrations and I ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Situation in Camp Ashraf I was trying to start a kind of line of questioning here, and it got moved just a little bit. Last year—or I guess it's longer ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Human Rights Situation in Iran I was wondering if perhaps there had been some direct connection in Iran that you'd had, but okay, we can move on. There are other things ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Justin Stark's mom speaks Denise Stark, speaking from MP Wayne Marston's office in Hamilton, said Nicholson called Thursday morning to personally apologize. She said she thanked him for the formal apology but explained, "how our wounds have been reopened since receiving the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Soldier's mom speaks out on 1-cent cheque CBC News will stream Denise Stark's statement live from MP Wayne Marston's office in Hamilton at 5 p.m. ET. The issue was first raised in question period Tuesday in the House of Commons. Cpl. Justin Stark, a 22-year-old infantry soldier with the Argyle and ...

Mentioned by CTV News Mother of deceased soldier says 1-cent cheque 'reopened' wounds Flanked by her husband and Hamilton East-Stoney Creek MP Wayne Marston, Denise Stark spoke with reporters Thursday, days after receiving the cheque from Public Works. The cheque, which was dated Feb. 28 and labelled as “release pay” was made out ...

Mentioned by Sun News Network 'Absolutely ridiculous' that mother of fallen soldier sent cheque for one cent ... OTTAWA - Defence Minister Rob Nicholson calls it "absolutely ridiculous" that the mother of a dead soldier received just one cent for her son's military release pay. Nicholson's comments came after NDP MP Wayne Marston raised the case of Cpl. Justin Stark ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-331 An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (pension plans)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-564 An Act respecting a Senior Consumer Price Index