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NDP MP for Hamilton Centre (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 46% of the vote.

A week ago

Mentioned by The Province Letters to The Province, Aug. 10, 2018: Is Jagmeet Singh ready to represent Burnaby South? Singh removed veteran NDP MP David Christopherson, who ably represents Hamilton-Centre, from his role as vice-chair of the procedure and House affairs committee for breaking ranks on a vote, only to reinstate him after facing a backlash from his own ...

A month ago

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Hamilton Coun. Matthew Green seeks federal office Saying he is “standing at the edge of a cliff,” Hamilton Coun. Matthew Green said he will seek the Hamilton Centre federal NDP nomination two weeks after NDP MP David Christopherson announced he was retiring. Green, 37, said during his news ...

Mentioned by TheSpec.com Ward 3 now an open election race Coun. Matthew Green confirmed his widely rumoured plans Tuesday to rule himself out of the Ward 3 city race in order to seek a NDP nomination ahead of next year's federal election. Hamilton Centre MP David Christopherson recently announced he won't ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Matthew Green to run for NDP in Hamilton Centre, aims to replace MP David Christopherson Matthew Green, an outspoken Hamilton city councillor, wants to replace David Christopherson as the NDP MP for Hamilton Centre. Green, who's represented Ward 3 in the central lower city for one term, says he hopes to get the NDP nomination for next year ...

Mentioned by TheSpec.com Coun. Green misfires on Jordan Peterson Rightly or wrongly, the presumption is Green intends to state whether he'll seek re-election in Ward 3 or step aside to chase the federal NDP nomination in Hamilton Centre when incumbent MP David Christopherson retires next year. For Green's sake, let ...

Mentioned by Hill Times A dozen MPs won't run again in 2019, starting 'snowball effect' with more to come, say insiders NDP MPs David Christopherson, Hélène Laverdière, and Conservative MP Bev Shipley all announced in the last week they will not seek re-election in 2019, adding to a list that has now reached a dozen, and political insiders expect this is the start of a ...

Posted on Twitter After 30+ years in elected office, and the last 14 as MP, I will not be seeking re-election in 2019 and plan to ste… https://t.co/ahDEHNxPH4

Two months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted No on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Briefing on the Message of the Auditor General in the 2018 Spring ... Thanks, Chair, and thank you, Mr. Ferguson. I've been wrestling with this ever since we received it, but more in terms of where we go with ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 1, Building and Implementing the Phoenix Pay System, of the 2018 ... Thanks, Chair. I have two areas. I don't know if I'll have enough time, but I see that we have time on the clock. I'm hoping ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Briefing on the Message of the Auditor General in the 2018 Spring ... Thank you, Chair. First off, thank you very much for your attendance. It's good to see you again. May I also echo your comments about the ...

Spoke in the House on Hamilton Supercrawl Mr. Speaker, in 2004, a group of local artists and gallery owners began a monthly event to highlight the developing arts scene along James Street North, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 4, Oral Health Programs for First Nations and Inuit—Health Canada, of ... Very good. Thank you, Chair. Thank you all for your attendance today. Again, it won't come as a surprise to anyone that when it comes to ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Use of Indigenous Languages in Proceedings of the House of Commons Thank you, Chair, and I want to thank my colleague Romeo for coming in today. I've been serving in Parliaments since 1990, provincially and federally, and ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 1, Phoenix Pay Problems, of the Fall 2017 Reports of the ... Thank you, Chair. I appreciate that. Thank you all for your attendance today. In terms of the report itself from the Auditor General, I am reminded ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Interim Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under House of Commons, Vote 1 under ... Thanks, Chair. I agree that there are some detailed questions that are best asked and answered in camera. But there are some general questions, I think, ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply A hundred and forty positions.

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 3, Settlement Services for Syrian Refugees—Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada, of ... Thank you, Chair. As these things go, it's a pretty good audit. You know I'm a hard marker, and I tried to get something a little ...

Posted on Twitter Sad to learn of the passing of our longest serving mayor and my good friend Bob Morrow. Whether he was acting as A… https://t.co/IvtoBru5hD

Spoke in the House on Strengthening Motor Vehicle Safety for Canadians Act Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague from Windsor West for his tour de force explanation on an issue that most of us have some ...

Spoke in the House on Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to join in the debate. Normally one of the first things we do when we rise is to establish our ...

Spoke in the House on Pensions Mr. Speaker, more and more Canadians are experiencing the harsh reality of losing their pension and benefits when a company goes bankrupt. Sixteen thousand Sears Canada ...

Spoke in the House on Theatre Aquarius Mr. Speaker, last month Theatre Aquarius in my riding of Hamilton Centre opened for its 45th season. From its humble beginnings in a school auditorium, Theatre ...

Spoke in the House on Federally Funded Health Research Madam Speaker, I want to thank my colleague from Kitchener Centre for today's motion. His knowledge and his passion for health clearly came through in his ...

Spoke in the House on Situation in Myanmar Madam Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity, although, like many others, I rise with a very heavy heart, given what is happening to fellow human beings about ...

Posted on Twitter Happy to support the We Own It Campaign (OPSEU) with Olivier Lopez & Erin Thorson, #Public = Better #We Own It !!… https://t.co/EuUA4HHO9T

Posted on Twitter Ana Qarri is the Hamilton Centre rep for #daughtersofthevote. Great to meet her on the Hill. The future of Cdn poli… https://t.co/egCSA9JjBB

Posted on Twitter Wonderful to have the opportunity to take part in today's ceremony @TheAGH and welcome Hamilton's newest Canadian c… https://t.co/BIzIeVzxRV

Posted on Twitter Wonderful to speak at the @Downtownmosque. Open house on til 8pm tonight. Come for a tour and meet your neighbours! https://t.co/FUnxpXRM5G