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  • His favourite word is liberal.

NDP MP for Cowichan—Malahat—Langford (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 36% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @jwwnelson no worries; voted for it just as I would stand against any other kind of discrimination based on race, religion, orientation, etc

Posted on Twitter I very much agree; if you're having trouble at committee, @DaveChrisMP is your man. #PROC #goingtothewall #cdnpoli https://t.co/dArFKXoGjP

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, during the member's speech, he alluded to the fact that the Liberals are masters of the long promise. When we get past the flowery ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to present a petition today on behalf of constituents in Cowichan—Malahat—Langford who recognize that climate change is resulting in lower water ...

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Posted on Twitter What's a one-way discussion called? #PROC #cdnpoli https://t.co/YMA00QFgLp

Posted on Twitter Press conference by @BardishKW anything but helpful. Newsflash: it isn't discussion when you're trying to ram through your changes at #PROC

Posted on Twitter Today @nathancullen presented thousands of signatures in support of @JustinTrudeau keeping promise on electoral re… https://t.co/oXcnkSTIgO

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, in an unprecedented act, the federal government is dropping its judicial case against 36 individuals arrested in the largest anti-Mafia sting since the Rizzuto ...

Posted on Twitter If Opposition loses the fight at #PROC, we'll be little more than spectators in the #HoC. We won't let #Liberals become dictators. #cdnpoli

This week

Spoke in the House on National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act Mr. Speaker, it is a great honour to rise today to take part in this very important debate on Bill C-22. I feel honoured to give ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have the honour of standing in the House today to present a petition on behalf of constituents in Cowichan—Malahat—Langford, who recognize the fact ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-305 Thank you, Mr. Chair. During the course of a lot of the testimony by witnesses during our consideration of the bill, there were references made on ...

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure for me to rise today to speak to Bill C-23 and to argue in support of the reasoned amendment by ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition is from constituents in Shawnigan Lake who are asking the Government of Canada to protect the Shawnigan Lake watershed from contaminated ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Goldstream News Gazette (registration) Alistair MacGregor hosts town hall on veteran's affairs Veteran's affairs will be the topic of discussion at a Thursday town hall in Langford. MP Alistair MacGregor will be taking over the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 91, 761 Station Ave., at 6 p.m. on March 2, to host a town hall event that will shine a ...

Spoke in the House on Seniors Mr. Speaker, I appreciate having the opportunity to debate Motion No. 106 today, which is brought by the member for Nickel Belt. Indeed, I am happy ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-305 I'll switch back to the bill at hand, Bill C-305. I think Mr. McKinnon's line of questioning perfectly encapsulates the struggle this committee is having. A ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-305 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I very much appreciate both of your testimonies today. Thank you for coming to Ottawa to give them. Professor Wells, ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada S-201: NDP Blasts Liberals For Trying To Gut Genetic Discrimination Bill NDP MP Alistair MacGregor rises during Question Period on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa on Feb. 17, 2017. (Photo: Justin Tang/CP). The bill, staunchly opposed by the insurance industry, passed unanimously in the Senate. However, Liberals brought forward ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-305 Yes, and I ask because the thing that comes to mind for me in my riding of Cowichan–Malahat–Langford is that I have a society there, the ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Thomas, thank you for really going into quite a lot of detail about the points you want to see included with ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Mr. Fritsch, I'll start with you. I want to thank you for reminding this committee that these issues don't happen ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thank you, Madam Chair. I'm going to direct all of my questions to Chief Heather Bear. I want to ask some questions on behalf of one ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Mr. Field and Mr. McKillop, thank you very much for appearing before the committee today. I want to visit specifically ...

Mentioned by The Province Lori Iannidinardo named NDP candidate for Cowichan Valley Iannidinardo, a longtime resident and an area director for the Cowichan Valley Regional District, won the NDP nomination Sunday, beating former school trustee Hannah Seymour and Leanne Finlayson, an assistant to local NDP MP Alistair MacGregor.

Mentioned by Cowichan Valley Citizen Busy year in Ottawa for Alistair MacGregor Alistair MacGregor, MP, Cowichan-Malahat-Langford has had a busy year. 2016 has been a year full of important issues, including electoral reform, environmental protection and international trade deals. “I've been able to raise our voice in Ottawa on ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Goldstream News Gazette (registration) Deadline for summer job funding draws near Summer is probably one of the furthest things on many West Shore residents' minds, but for NDP Member of Parliament Alistair MacGregor, summer jobs have been occupying his thoughts of late. Additional funding of almost $162,000 was recently ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Cowichan Valley Citizen Cowichan Valley voices its environment priorities Cowichan Valley residents want climate action on many fronts from their federal government, MP Alistair MacGregor said in a report released last week. His findings are based on the results of a town hall style session he held on Aug. 4 that also ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-279 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (length of election period)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-252 An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (Shawnigan Lake)