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  • His favourite word is liberals.

NDP MP for Elmwood—Transcona (Manitoba)

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

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #977 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Didn't vote on Vote #976 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Despite admitting rotating strike allowed Canada Post work to continue, Minister won't admit cutting off workers on… https://t.co/XqF8WW10rB

Didn't vote on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Didn't vote on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Didn't vote on Vote #973 18th Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act Mr. Speaker, I want to come back to one of the themes in my colleague's speech. There is a kind of urban legend about the sign ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-83 Indeed. This amendment essentially clarifies that time outside a cell proposed as an SIU would be a minimum, and that the service would have to actively ...

Posted on Twitter Thanks for making the trip! https://t.co/9m0kz7hGbE

Posted on Twitter The Phoenix pay system is a perfect example of how not to do a major project. Public servants who have not been pai… https://t.co/ttCB4A6ifd

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Greening Government Strategy Thank you. On procurement in general, I'll turn to Ms. Petrevan. VIA is an interesting reference. I'm hearing today that VIA is looking at contracting with ...

Posted on Twitter It makes no sense they wouldn’t want to know more about what happened . . . https://t.co/beqUGla9Gs

Posted on Twitter This gives a whole new meaning to the phrase “Too big to fail” https://t.co/D9HKrlkdmm

Posted on Twitter Thanks for having me! https://t.co/QjxzL1C0dd

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Sovereignty in the Arctic Thank you very much. On the question of diplomacy, I think it's fair to say one of the things that we've heard in our study on ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak to the second budget implementation act of 2018. Of course, this one, like its predecessor, is ...

Spoke in the House on Point of Order Mr. Speaker, I am actually rising on a point of privilege. I respect your job in terms of managing the House's time, but if a colleague ...

Spoke in the House on Resumption and Continuation of Postal Service Operations Legislation Mr. Speaker, that is poppycock. It is the same draconian measure as the Harper government. This is virtually the same motion it used when it legislated ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, the member is pretending like the Liberals are just making this choice now. The fact of the matter is they made the choice a ...

Spoke in the House on An Act to Provide for the Resumption and Continuation of Postal Services Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. Earlier today some confusion was caused when the government House leader left her chair during a vote, ...

Spoke in the House on Postal Services Resumption and Continuation Act Mr. Speaker, there is a lot to say with respect to this issue, so I am thankful for the opportunity to put some thoughts on the ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, it is the government House leader above all who should know and observe the rules of this place. She created some considerable confusion earlier ...

Three weeks 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 ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Supplementary Estimates (A), 2018-19: Vote 1a under Canada School of Public Service, ... Kelly was on such a roll, I didn't want to pre-empt anything. I know I have only three minutes, but I want to come back briefly ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Greening Government Strategy Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. With apologies to our witnesses again, I'm going to take a moment to deal with some business for which I ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Sovereignty in the Arctic Thank you very much. Thank you both for your presentations. I would be remiss if I didn't give a shout-out to Professor Charron as a fellow ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Sovereignty in the Arctic On another line of questioning, the other thing that we've been hearing for sure is that there's a serious infrastructure deficit in Canada's Arctic that's affecting ...

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.

Three months ago

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Canada’s Sovereignty in the Arctic and Child Labour and Modern Slavery Yes, he did lose his cool a little yesterday, and one can understand why, in part because there are a lot of rights for indigenous peoples ...

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.”.

More than three months ago

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 ...