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  • His favourite word is chair.

NDP MP for Hamilton Centre (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Opposition parties say their ongoing filibuster a protest against Liberals' 'political thuggery' ... April 3—opposition MPs on the Procedure and House Affairs Committee detailed the joint efforts taken to present what NDP MP David Christopherson (Hamilton Centre, Ont.) called a “unified effort” responding to the government's attempt to push ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Opposition parties say their ongoing filibuster a protest against Liberals' 'political thuggery' ... April 3—opposition MPs on the Procedure and House Affairs Committee detailed the joint efforts taken to present what NDP MP David Christopherson (Hamilton Centre, Ont.) called a “unified effort” responding to the government's attempt to push ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Rules of the House Mr. Speaker, this goes well beyond an innocent discussion paper. The government House leader should not insult our intelligence by claiming otherwise. However, if she is ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, as members know, we have dealt with this issue on a number of occasions, and the most recent was not that long ago. While ...

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted Yes on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

A week ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-25 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Unlike everything else where I'm just kind of dropped in and do my best with the notes I have—we've all ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Opposition MPs filibuster House Affairs Committee over Trudeau government's 'despicable attempt' to change way ... NDP MP David Christopherson, Conservative MP Scott Reid, and Liberal MP Scott Simms. There is a filibuster underway at the Procedure and House Affairs Committee on Mr. Simms' motion to have the committee expedite a study on the Standing Orders.

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Opposition MPs filibuster House Affairs Committee over Trudeau government's 'despicable attempt' to change way ... NDP MP David Christopherson, Conservative MP Scott Reid, and Liberal MP Scott Simms. There is a filibuster underway at the Procedure and House Affairs Committee on Mr. Simms' motion to have the committee expedite a study on the Standing Orders.

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 2, Income Tax Objections - Canada Revenue Agency, of the Fall ... At the outset, Mr. Hamilton, I have to say that I was a little disappointed. Also, you missed an opportunity for getting a brownie point by ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Chief Electoral Officer’s report entitled "An Electoral Framework for the 21st Century: ... Thank you very much, Chair. Minister, thank you again for your attendance. I also want to thank you for the recent meet-and-greet we had in your ...

Three weeks ago

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

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Vote 1c under Parliamentary Protective Service If I may, sir, of the two areas that have jumped out so far, one, of course, is the media itself, through the press gallery, their ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 4, Oversight of Passenger Vehicle Safety, of the Fall 2016 Reports ... Thank you, Madam Chair. I very much appreciate your raising the issue right off the top. This is a serious matter, and it's not the first ...

A month ago

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

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Madam Speaker, a lot of promises are made on the campaign trail. Some are big-ticket items, some are local concerns, some promises are made once, and ...

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Madam Speaker, I appreciate that latitude. I also appreciate that latitude can only go so far and that my remarks need to be germane to Bill ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Madam Speaker, Bill S-201 is legislation designed to protect the rights of Canadians to the privacy of their own genetic information. Currently, Canadians who receive genetic ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada S-201: NDP Blasts Liberals For Trying To Gut Genetic Discrimination Bill Veteran NDP MP David Christopherson rose to address the fate of Bill S-201, championed by former senator James Cowan. The bill would prohibit employers and insurance companies from forcing an individual to undergo genetic testing or disclose their ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 3, Preparing Indigenous Offenders for Release, of the Fall 2016 Reports ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much for your attendance today. I would like to take a moment, while we have the opportunity of being ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 1, The Beyond the Border Action Plan, of the Fall 2016 ... Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Thank you all for being here today. This is a rather extraordinary meeting. It's not usual for us to take ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Private Members' Business and Briefing with the Minister of Democratic Institutions Very good. Thank you, Chair. Minister, thank you very much for coming. I've congratulated you privately. Let me publicly congratulate you on your ascension to cabinet. ...

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

Posted on Twitter Great time at Winterfest Kickoff with MC @JasonFarrHamOnt Don't hibernate! Check out the many events of #HWF2017 https://t.co/uCSFpugdZH

Posted on Twitter Beyond disappointed Libs have abandoned their promise on #electoralreform. Cynical to campaign on a promise and break it in office #HamOnt

Posted on Twitter With @BrianMasseMP and @Erin_Weir at Parl Hill vigil for victims of the QC mosque shooting #endislamophobia #HamOnt https://t.co/ZgJiQ8EBSZ

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Steel Industry No, no, that's all talk. You're not doing it.

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Committee photo-op goes haywire after opposition refuses to let parliamentary secretary join ... in a secret-ballot vote. Ms. Murray, though, frequently attends committee meetings, drawing the ire of NDP MP and committee member David Christopherson (Hamilton Centre, Ont.) who argues that her presence violates the spirit of the government's pledge.

Spoke in the House on Ibrahim Jame Mosque Mr. Speaker, last month in my riding of Hamilton Centre, a tragedy was averted thanks to the quick action of some of Hamilton's newest residents. On ...

Spoke in the House on Salaries Act Mr. Speaker, I was born and raised in Ontario, but my dad was born in Saskatchewan. I will always have an affinity for Saskatchewan. I want ...