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NDP MP for Hamilton Centre (Ontario)

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

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #108 on Bill C-232 Amend the Excise Act, 2001 (spirits)

Voted No on Vote #107 on Bill C-229 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and to make related ...

Voted Yes on Vote #106 on Bill C-221 Amend the Criminal Code (sports betting)

Voted No on Vote #105 That the Standing Committee on Finance be instructed to undertake a study to prepare and bring in a ...

This week

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-2 Amend the Income Tax

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Lively crowd debates whether to change Canada's election system A boisterous David Christopherson began a public meeting Saturday afternoon to a crowd of more than 80 people in the council chambers at City Hall. The Hamilton Centre MP along with Hamilton Mountain MP Scott Duvall hosted an electoral reform town ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Great turnout to discuss electoral reform with @sduvall07 and @CraigScottNDP #HamOnt #electoralreform #cdnpoli https://t.co/RAPhhX6bfm

Posted on Twitter REMINDER: Come out tomorrow (Sept 17) to join me and @sduvall07 and have your say on reforming our electoral system https://t.co/M8uY3egN5S

Mentioned by HamiltonNews MPs Scott Duvall, David Christopherson holding electoral reform meeting Saturday at Hamilton City Hall Hamilton Mountain MP Scott Duvall and Hamilton Centre MP David Christopherson are hosting a Make Every Vote Count Equally public meeting Saturday. The two New Democrats was to consult with Hamiltonians on options for reforming the way Canadians ...

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Signpost Hamilton Mountain MP Scott Duvall and Hamilton Centre MP David Christopherson, both NDP representatives, are hosting a Make Every Vote Count Equally town hall meeting to consult with Hamiltonians on options for reforming the way Canadians elect ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Join me and @sduvall07 at our Electoral Reform town hall on September 17th at City Hall https://t.co/t5BXGFmSeE https://t.co/hQhsGVpt7g

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Just shattered at the loss of Mauril Belanger - a great friend and Parliamentarian. Thoughts are with Catherine, family and friends.

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter Concerned about #climatechange? Join me and @sduvall07 at our joint town hall on Aug 16 and have your say: https://t.co/qGawzwSNej #HamOnt

Three months ago

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Thank you very much, Chair. I want to go back to the comments Ms. Romanado made in response to my comments, to the effect that we ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Thank you, Mr. Mayrand, for being here today. I want to add my voice, and I'm sure we'll also get a formal opportunity down the road ...

Spoke at the Electoral Reform committee on Electoral Reform Minister, I need some help with clarification. It's pretty clear where the Conservatives are. They just want to stay with status quo. They want first past ...

Mentioned by AM900 CHML More politicians put support behind Hamilton LRT One is signed by MP's David Christopherson, Paul Miller and Scott Duvall, as well as MPP's Andrea Horwath, Ted McMeekin and Monique Taylor. They believe “Light Rail Transit will be a great benefit” and that “building it is the right thing to do for our ...

Mentioned by 640 Toronto News More politicians put support behind Hamilton LRT One is signed by MP's David Christopherson, Paul Miller and Scott Duvall, as well as MPP's Andrea Horwath, Ted McMeekin and Monique Taylor. They believe “Light Rail Transit will be a great benefit” and that “building it is the right thing to do for our ...

Mentioned by iNews880.com More politicians put support behind Hamilton LRT One is signed by MP's David Christopherson, Paul Miller and Scott Duvall, as well as MPP's Andrea Horwath, Ted McMeekin and Monique Taylor. They believe “Light Rail Transit will be a great benefit” and that “building it is the right thing to do for our ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Committee Business In other words, it in no way becomes untimely or out of order because we surpass that date before we reach a conclusion, correct? We're clarifying ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Via Rail Canada Inc., Special Examination Report of the Spring 2016 Reports ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you, all, for attending today. First, I would just acknowledge that it's always a struggle to not bring one's personal feelings when ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship Act Mr. Speaker, first I would like to congratulate my colleague from Vancouver East for not only an excellent speech but obviously a reflection of the work ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Committee Business I'll be supporting the official opposition's motions. I wasn't particularly thrilled with the responses by the government. I think Mr. Richards's question of whether the government ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, yesterday the chair of the public accounts committee tabled “Report 11: Chapter 1, Implementing Gender-Based Analysis, of the Fall 2015 Report of the Auditor ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 4, Drug Benefits—Veterans Affairs Canada, of the Spring 2016 Reports of ... Thank you all for coming, Deputy and General—you have so many titles. It's good to see you again, sir. It's fair to say that Canadians have ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Initiatives toward a family-friendly House of Commons and Question of privilege related ... All right. There are protocols for the release of bills, given the importance of making sure that Parliament hears it first, which is a right and ...

Posted on Twitter Will always remember singing O Canada w/ @TheBaldasaro after many election debates. #HamOnt lost a true original. https://t.co/7puE7mLN21

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Mr. Speaker, another day, another scandal involving KPMG. It appears it was not enough for KPMG to just advise clients on how to evade paying taxes, ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to take a couple of minutes to make a couple of personal comments. Last Friday, the House had the historic ...

Spoke in the House on Ian Deans Mr. Speaker, on behalf of myself, the member for Hamilton Mountain, my leader, my caucus, and my party, I rise in the House today to join ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, today, the Auditor General reported that Canada is treating our army reservists like second-class soldiers. They are underfunded, under-equipped, and undertrained. In fact, our ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, Hamiltonians were front and centre in the fight to save home mail delivery. They know just how important this service is for seniors and ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Stolen.