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NDP MP for Elmwood—Transcona (Manitoba)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 34% of the vote.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, a company by the name of Canadian Premium Sand has proposed a major frack sand mining operation on the shores of Lake Winnipeg. Many ...

Didn't vote on Vote #1296 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Voted No on Vote #1295 on Bill C-92 Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families

Didn't vote on Vote #1294 on Bill C-93 Provide no-cost, expedited record suspensions for simple possession of cannabis

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Hiring Veterans for Public Service Positions Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our witnesses, both for your service overall and for being here today. Thank you for some very ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1293 on Bill S-215 Amend the Criminal Code (sentencing for violent offences against Aboriginal women)

Voted No on Vote #1292 on Bill C-278 Amend the Lobbying Act (reporting obligations)

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, it is worth opening by saying, for those who may be following along at home, that adjournment proceedings are meant as an opportunity to ...

Posted on Twitter A picture is worth a thousands words. Thanks to Graeme MacKay for capturing the essence of this week’s events.… https://t.co/I9lDT6AeIA

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Greening Government Strategy Thank you very much. Thank you to everybody for making the time to be with us here today. I might avail myself of the assistance of ...

Posted on Twitter So . . . If Liberals are keen to eject caucus members for unethical, albeit legal, activity, when can we expect the… https://t.co/IodoXuKmiJ

Posted on Twitter So . . . Now that the Libs admit you don’t have to break the law to do wrong, I’m sure they’ll stop saying we shoul… https://t.co/4v8QyxSXdA

Posted on Twitter So . . . Jane Philpott was kicked out of caucus because JWR recorded a phone conversation? Hmmm . . .… https://t.co/K8krqHNWjd

Posted on Twitter It’s almost like pharmacare is just a political football for the Liberals . . . Rather than an important policy tha… https://t.co/CYuZhOy8Nd

Posted on Twitter This morning I’ll be attending the Justice committee meeting and moving the motion below. If the Liberals won’t cal… https://t.co/SEYiopjFNg

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Hiring Process in the Public Service Mr. Borbey or Mr. Fleury, I'm curious to know the following. A policy seems to have been adopted in the last little while that gives local ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Corporation Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise once again to recall some of the events of last fall concerning the strike by Canada's postal workers. I ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Committee Business Thank you very much. In a moment, I do want to add what I hope is a new contribution to the debate. We've heard that what's ...

Spoke in the House on Justice I am sorry, Mr. Speaker, but one does not move on to talk about other issues when there is a serious cloud of corruption hanging over ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Departmental Results Reports 2017-18, Subject Matter of the Interim Estimates 2019-20: Vote ... What I'm zeroing in on is this. There's an issue for parliamentarians here. In the old system, where you would introduce the interim supply alongside the ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, this week we heard explosive testimony from the former attorney general. We heard that the Prime Minister led a concerted pressure campaign to protect ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Supplementary Estimates (B), 2018-19: Votes 1b, 5b and L10b under Department of ... I recognize that there's more flexibility being built in. I guess what I'm disagreeing with is the notion that somehow, to have a flexible policy, you ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Corporation Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise to follow up on some matters I raised in question period last fall. At that time there was a ...

Spoke in the House on Mennonite Heritage Week Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise in support of the initiative to establish a Mennonite heritage week. I want to start by talking a bit ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise to follow-up on issues I raised earlier in question period. In particular, I would like to raise an ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Interim Estimates 2019-20: Vote 1 under Canada Post Corporation, Vote 1 under ... I wanted to return to a kind of technical question about how the amount in the interim estimates is arrived at. It's not any kind of ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Greening Government Strategy Thank you very much. I did want to ask Mr. Wayland this, while he's here. I think there is some effort to get beyond this, and ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Striking Canada Post employees rally outside federal Liberal convention in Kelowna NDP MP Daniel Blaikie calls out the Minister of Public Services Carla Qualtrough for not "calling off the dogs" on the collective bargaining process with Canada Post that continues to impact sick and vulnerable workers across the country.

Mentioned by Hill Times Feds have spent less than half of controversial $7-billion budget fund, critics question lost oversight given ... “What that number shows is that there really wasn't any good reason to ask Parliament to authorize that spending because those projects aren't ready to go,” said NDP MP Daniel Blaikie (Elmwood-Transcona, Man.). It's a “misguided” solution to try and ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Public service staffing survey results show management 'out of touch,' says NDP MP Daniel Blaikie Public service staffing survey results show management 'out of touch,' says NDP MP Daniel Blaikie. By Emily Haws Oct. 17, 2018. The 'perception versus the reality seems to be a little out of whack,' says Public Service Commission president Patrick Borbey.

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Winnipeg MP wants feds to fight phone fraudsters OTTAWA — Transcona-Elmwood MP Daniel Blaikie is calling on Ottawa to ramp up its fight against constant, fraudulent calls from people claiming to work for the Canada Revenue Agency. The NDP MP told the Commons on Tuesday that a rising number of ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-414 An Act to amend the Jobs and Economic Growth Act (Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Ltd.)

Mentioned by Hill Times 'Kind of an asinine comment': opponents react to Poilievre's claims of 'zero' Phoenix pay problems under Conservatives NDP MP Daniel Blaikie (Elmwood-Transcona, Man.), his party's public services critic, said that to suggest there were no Phoenix pay problems under the former Conservative government is “kind of an asinine comment,” and is at best a “serious half-truth.”.

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Winnipeg NDP MP urges feds to talk to Greyhound “I would be shocked and disappointed, if they hadn't actually made an effort to speak with Greyhound,” NDP MP Daniel Blaikie said. Ottawa and the provinces have been discussing how to respond to Greyhound's announcement that it would cease all service ...