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NDP MP for Hamilton Centre (Ontario)

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

This week

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50 That's fair enough. You could set it up so that nobody was really planning to do a whole lot of talking at the initial fundraiser, because ...

Voted Yes on Vote #369 on Bill C-57 Amend the Federal Sustainable Development

Voted No on Vote #368 Opposition Motion (Support for forestry workers)

Voted Yes on Vote #367 Private Members' Business M-108 (Contribution of ranchers and farmers)

Voted No on Vote #366 on Bill C-349 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other acts (criminal organization)

Voted Yes on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50 I want to start off, if I can, following up on what Mr. Reid said, which I thought was a very poignant point, about how it ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 1, Management of Fraud Risk, of the Spring 2017 Reports of ... Thank you, Chair. Is that deputy in the right spot, or what? Mr. Chair, I appreciate your indulgence. If I could have just a little more, ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50 Great, thank you, Chair. Thank you very much for being here again. We do this so often, it's almost beginning to feel like family. My apologies ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 6, Civil Aviation Infrastructure in the North, of the Spring 2017 ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you, everyone, for your attendance today. I have to say that when I was going through this, I had mixed emotions. On ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Liberal, NDP MPs resign from Canada-Myanmar Parliamentary Friendship Group after chair notifies members about ... First-term Liberal MP Chandra Arya (Nepean, Ont.), and five-term NDP MP David Christopherson (Hamilton Centre, Ont.) told The Hill Times they resigned after Mr. Stanton (Simcoe North, Ont.) sent the email to all 16 Parliamentarians in the friendship ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Liberal, NDP MPs resign from Canada-Myanmar Parliamentary Friendship Group after chair notifies members about ... First-term Liberal MP Chandra Arya (Nepean, Ont.), and five-term NDP MP David Christopherson (Hamilton Centre, Ont.) told The Hill Times they resigned after Mr. Stanton (Simcoe North, Ont.) sent the email to all 16 Parliamentarians in the friendship ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50 I would love to debate that with you sometime, but I do appreciate your giving me your unvarnished opinion. Thank you. Moving now specifically to Bill ...

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 ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Review of the Code of Conduct for Members of the House of ... On a point of order, Chair, I seek some clarification from the government in terms of proceeding. The current lead for the government is Mr. Bittle. ...

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Flamborough-Glanbrook Tory MP David Sweet praises Sir John A. Macdonald's legacy NDP MP David Christopherson (left), Flamborough-Glanbrook Tory MP David Sweet, and Robin McKee, chair of the Hamilton chapter of the Sir John A. Macdonald Society, proceed to honour the first prime minister of Canada during a ceremony June 30, ...

Spoke in the House on Arnold Chan Mr. Speaker, on behalf of my leader and all members of the New Democratic Party, I also rise in the House today to pay tribute to ...

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Hamilton Mountain NDP MP Scott Duvall proposes legislation to protect workers' pensions “The workers are not asking for anything more than what they already have,” said Duvall, surrounded by Hamilton's other NDP politicians — David Christopherson (MP Hamilton Centre) and MPPs Paul Miller and Monique Taylor — along with leaders of ...

Mentioned by TheSpec.com Hamilton Mountain NDP MP Scott Duvall proposes legislation to protect workers' pensions “The workers are not asking for anything more than what they already have,” said Duvall, surrounded by Hamilton's other NDP politicians — David Christopherson (MP Hamilton Centre) and MPPs Paul Miller and Monique Taylor — along with leaders of ...

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Hamilton Mountain NDP Scott Duvall proposes legislation to protect workers' pensions “The workers are not asking for anything more than what they already have,” said Duvall, surrounded by Hamilton's other NDP politicians — David Christopherson (MP Hamilton Centre) and MPPs Paul Miller and Monique Taylor — along with leaders of ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Chief Electoral Officer’s report entitled "An Electoral Framework for the 21st Century: ... Thanks, Chair. We all received a copy of the minister's letter, and I think that's where you've got us right now, focusing on this letter. The ...

Spoke in the House on Amendments to Standing Orders Mr. Speaker, I, unfortunately, have been one of those who had a ringside seat for this whole process from beginning to end and I agree with ...

Spoke in the House on Bill Thompson Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House today with great sadness, on behalf of me and the member for Hamilton Mountain, to pay tribute to our ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, my friend's excellent speech was well thought out, and accurately portrayed some of the trepidations that people have while recognizing that going forward is ...

Spoke in the House on Finance Mr. Speaker, the Auditor General regularly exposes government negligence and incompetence, and today is no exception. The latest report also reveals that the Liberals refused to ...

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

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