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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.

This week

Posted on Twitter Why would we trust BC Liberals to implement BCNDP policy? #ThroneSpeech https://t.co/eGoDp6drio

Posted on Twitter The procedural fight between the House and Senate over #C44 spilled over into Twitter yesterday. #cdnpoli https://t.co/p2yzhIVgtm

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise in the House to present a petition on behalf of the hard-working bees in Canada. The petitioners are ...

Voted No on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted No on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Posted on Twitter Well it has arrived! The House adopted a motion to adjourn at the end of the day for the summer until September 18th. #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Good question @RABlaney - Office of Official Languages Commissioner now operating in legal state known as #functus because no commissioner.

Spoke in the House on Amendments to Standing Orders Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for Winnipeg North for splitting his time with me. I am pleased to stand up and give my thoughts on ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the member for Niagara Falls and I serve on the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights together. In the short time I have ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-46 Thank you, Mr. Chair. Welcome back, Minister, and it's good to see your officials again. I want to concentrate my line of questioning specifically on proposed ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, previously the member for Laurentides—Labelle suggested that the process worked well because the candidate, Madame Meilleur, actually withdrew her candidacy. If we have to ...

Posted on Twitter @MarijuanaCa @TaraKr @drowbb @DonDavies We expect the bulk of the work will be done in September, as the House is s… https://t.co/YWjkwxh6ux

Posted on Twitter The Liberals are trying to prop up an obviously flawed process, and it's a sad day for accountability that they're… https://t.co/SBkfJH02eA

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I once again stand in this House and present more petitions on behalf of constituents who are concerned about bees. The petitioners are concerned ...

Spoke in the House on Marijuana Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister says the law is the law, but really it depends on who one knows. Since the Liberals were elected, more than ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise again in the House on behalf of the amazing constituents of Cowichan—Malahat—Langford to present more petitions on behalf ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System Thank you, Mr. Chair, and I appreciate your granting me my request to have this in public. I just want to bring to the attention of ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to present two petitions today. The first one is on genetically modified alfalfa. The biggest concern the petitioners have is ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Consideration of Kathleen Roussel for Appointment as Director of Public Prosecutions Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Ms. Roussel, for appearing before the committee today. I wanted to follow up where Mr. Nicholson left off, because I ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Thank you very much, Chair. Mr. McKay, I think I'll just spend the three minutes with you. You said that Google provides choice, transparency, control, and ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Proposals for a Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment, 2017 In several of the clauses, we're changing the French language version—clauses 50, 51, 57, 58, 59. I know the legislation is drafted in both languages at ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Cowichan Valley Citizen Proposed law on derelict vessels welcomed in the Valley Alistair MacGregor, NDP MP for Cowichan-Malahat-Langford, and Lori Iannidinardo, the director for Cowichan Bay for the Cowichan Valley Regional District, said they hope to finally see legislation passed soon to deal with the ongoing issue after ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System Mr. Aylwin, with previous witnesses, I have raised questions concerning the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and legal aid, specifically sections 7 and 15. It's quite ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, ... Thank you again, Minister. I'm pleased to have this follow-up. Your government has now been in power for nearly 19 months. We had the Jordan decision ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-217 Thank you, Mr. Chair. First of all I want to thank Mr. Cooper for his passionate defence of this bill. I certainly appreciated his reaching out ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Trudeau Takes Every Question In House And Gets Asked About Pot Use In a possible preview of a proposed Liberal reform to the House of Commons — a so-called “prime minister's question period” — Trudeau was on his feet every few minutes. NDP MP Alistair MacGregor, his party's justice critic, made the most of the ...

Mentioned by Cowichan Valley Citizen Federal budget fails to deliver says Cowichan-Malahat-Langford MP Cowichan-Malahat-Langford MP Alistair MacGregor says the federal budget, announced last week largely re-announced funds that had already been allocated, and delayed other funds until after the next election. MacGregor spoke about the budget just days ...

Mentioned by Lake Cowichan Gazette Federal budget fails to deliver says Cowichan-Malahat-Langford MP Cowichan-Malahat-Langford MP Alistair MacGregor says the federal budget, announced last week largely re-announced funds that had already been allocated, and delayed other funds until after the next election. MacGregor spoke about the budget just days ...

More than three months 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 ...

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 ...

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)