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NDP MP for Timmins—James Bay (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2021, with 35% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Firearms Madam Speaker, we need to keep our communities safe from handgun violence, and the government promised to do that. However, at the 11th hour, the government ...

Posted on Twitter It is important to remember the defining cultural moments. 46 years ago the Sex Pistols appeared on the Bill Grund… https://t.co/DrNoWOOYBj

Posted on Twitter Sad that @PattyHajdu is following the old government tactic of using lawyers to try and overthrow the decision of t… https://t.co/OM5JiFeJ59

Posted on Twitter Dear @RachelBendayan some helpful advice: Don't use the Holocaust for a gotcha moment. And if you're going to take… https://t.co/xTpf9hAGLs

Posted on Twitter Well that's good news to hear at the end of a long week. https://t.co/eGocrhlFM7

Posted on Twitter Well the convoy lawyer thinks Danielle Smith will be bringing all kinds of new jobs to Alberta. And he's a "Nation… https://t.co/0a0ekdxMRe

Posted on Twitter Today I called on @marcomendicino to fix the amendment in Bill C-21. The bill is supposed to deal with handgun viol… https://t.co/9BvPqZ7Ylw

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-309, An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (public institutions). Mr. Speaker, ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, in the fight to block justice for first nation children, the government has put up 23 non-compliance orders, spent millions on lawyers and are ...

Spoke in the House on Telecommunications Act Madam Speaker, I am not nearly as old as I look. When I came here I was much younger, but then I had to sit through ...

Voted Yes on Vote #230 on Bill C-29 Provide for the establishment of a national council for reconciliation

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-309 An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (public institutions)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on National Council for Reconciliation Act Mr. Speaker, I listened with great interest to my hon. colleague. The fact is that the government was found guilty of wilful and reckless discrimination against ...

Voted Yes on Vote #228 on Bill C-288 Amend the Telecommunications Act (transparent and accurate broadband services information)

Voted Yes on Vote #229 on Bill C-294 Amend the Copyright Act (interoperability)

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-29 Provide for the establishment of a national council for reconciliation

Voted Yes on Vote #225 on Bill C-29 Provide for the establishment of a national council for reconciliation

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I think one thing we all agree on across all party lines is the need for justice reform. Sometimes we may disagree on where ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Federal Assistance for Various Natural Resources Industries Thank you, everyone. This is a fascinating discussion, and I think I'm going to be calling a few of you. If I don't get to ask ...

Spoke in the House on Public Complaints and Review Commission Act Mr. Speaker, I really appreciate my colleague's last statement. I think the balance of accountability and the expectation that we have on the front line is ...

Spoke in the House on Climate Change Mr. Speaker, while winter is hitting hard across northern Canada and Canadians are struggling with the rising cost of home heating, particularly in rural regions like ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Federal Assistance for Various Natural Resources Industries Okay, that's interesting, because Mr. Guilbeault said that with his green plan they were using the Canada Energy Regulator modelling. I find it dramatically at odds ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Bill S-223 Thank you. My concern is that if we suspend the date on this, the Conservatives are asking us to just pass this piece of legislation that ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Federal Assistance for Various Natural Resources Industries I'm sorry, but I'm just finishing off. My time is running out. I'd say, then, that the $15.4 billion was a pretty accurate number. I find ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Election of Vice-Chairs and Bill C-228 I want to follow up on the call to action, because when the Pamour mine went down and the Kerr-Addison gold mine, one of the richest ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Creating a Fair and Equitable Canadian Energy Transformation I just want to finish, Mr. Chair. I'm deeply opposed to the idea of taking half an hour out of meeting with these witnesses that we ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Transport committee on Reducing Red Tape and Costs on Rural and Urban Canadian Airports Thank you so much, Chair. It's an honour to be at the committee with my colleagues. As a member of the opposition, I love documents. I ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Creating a Fair and Equitable Canadian Energy Transformation Thank you. I just want to follow up on that precedent, because the precedent when this committee started was that we would choose witnesses based on ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-580 An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Firearms Act and the Contraventions Act (long guns)