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NDP MP for Regina—Lewvan (Saskatchewan)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 35% of the vote.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter If only there were a political party pushing for more progressive labour laws and Senate abolition! #NDP #HW… https://t.co/EIGRFzKIUJ

Spoke in the House on Saskatchewan Transportation Company Mr. Speaker, this year's federal and provincial budgets threw Saskatchewan under the bus. The provincial budget proposes to eliminate the Saskatchewan Transportation Company, STC, depriving communities ...

Posted on Twitter In Parliament today, I pushed for a fair share of federal transit funding for #SKpoli and to save #STC! https://t.co/JilFCjSmnN #canlab #NDP

Posted on Twitter It’s a huge honour to serve as one of two United Steelworkers currently elected to the Parliament of Canada!… https://t.co/iYnWbNsdYO

Posted on Twitter MP @alexboulerice would have been a strong #NDP leadership candidate if he had run, so his endorsement is yuge!… https://t.co/kHBred1Egb

Posted on Twitter Great meeting with Regina Fire Fighters regarding building codes, death benefits & PTSD on Parliament Hill yesterda… https://t.co/zOZgxpZwV3

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Certificate of Nomination of Patrick Borbey to the Position of President of ... Thank you, Mr. Borbey, for coming today and for your presentation. You spoke about attracting young people to the public service and also about your own ...

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #255 That the debate be now adjourned.

Posted on Twitter As MP for @RCMPDepot, I’m proud the #NDP supports RCMP officers trying to collectively bargain fair pay and safe co… https://t.co/eyjAYfx5DH

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That this House do now adjourn.

Voted Yes on Vote #253 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That the Honourable Member for Mégantic—L'Érable be now heard.

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Economic Growth in the Territories Thanks very much. I appreciate being here at the finance committee. I normally serve on the government operations committee, and as part of our study of ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Human Rights Situation in Venezuela I think one important point you made was that during the years of high oil prices, the Venezuelan government did not do a very good job ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Business Corporations Act Mr. Speaker, my colleague, who also serves on the government operations committee, suggested that inequality and the 1% represent a false concept, but I am sure ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Office of the Auditor General, Report ... Okay, I'll rephrase it as a comment rather than a question. That would be quite a valuable thing to produce because, of course, in the last ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Review of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act That was a good point, and I will absolutely pass on the thanks to Mr. Conacher. Certainly I think we've established that it's important to give ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Review of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act Thanks very much. We really appreciate your reappearance before our committee. I'd like to pick up on this theme of mandatory reporting. Of course, one of ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Regina MP's carbon levy proposal gets support from NDP leadership candidate One of the candidates running for leader of the federal NDP is backing a Regina MP's stance on a carbon border levy. On Saturday, Peter Julian joined Erin Weir in Regina to endorse Weir's proposal on applying a border levy on goods being imported from ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Regina MP's carbon levy proposal gets support from NDP leadership candidate One of the candidates running for leader of the federal NDP is backing a Regina MP's stance on a carbon border levy. On Saturday, Peter Julian joined Erin Weir in Regina to endorse Weir's proposal on applying a border levy on goods being imported from ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Review of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act Thank you, Ms. Therrien, for appearing before our committee and also for your service as a whistle-blower. One of my priorities since being elected has been ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Review of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act I would like to return to the Sylvie Therrien case. Previously I mentioned this damning judgment from the Federal Court of Appeal, but I would also ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Coast Guard ship that underwent $9-million in repairs in 2009 sells for $373000 “It's outrageous,” NDP MP and party procurement critic Erin Weir (Regina-Lewvan, Sask.) told The Hill Times. “The current Liberal government is only recovering a nickel for every dollar the former Conservative government put into repairing the vessel.”.

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Return With regard to the federal government and the potential sale of up to 49 % of SaskTel by the Government of Saskatchewan: (a) what approval is ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, the Phoenix payroll system started as an ill-conceived Conservative scheme to cut corners and cut costs by replacing complex federal payroll systems with off-the-shelf ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, it has been a year since the government started the Phoenix pay fiasco. For months, over 360 employees at Saskatchewan's federal penitentiary went without ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, on the one year anniversary of Phoenix, thousands of public servants still have not been paid what they have earned. Now, in the midst ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I recognize the member for Foothills has roots in Saskatchewan. In fact, I have some insurance with his brother's firm. However, I think he ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Ottawa seeking to sell Coast Guard Ship Tracy for $250000, despite spending $9-million repairing it in 2009, docked ... NDP MP and procurement critic Erin Weir (Regina-Lewvan, Sask.) told The Hill Times that he would ask the House Government Operations and Estimates Committee to investigate the prospective sale, saying it raises “very serious questions” about ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Drummond. My ears were burning during the speech of my colleague from Sherwood Park—Fort ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Regina NDP MP Erin Weir watching Trump's moves on steel A Regina MP is keeping a close watch on the new Donald Trump administration, especially when it comes to trade and moves that could impact the steel industry. NDP MP Erin Weir represents Regina-Lewvan, in a city where Evraz steel is a major employer.

More than three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Commons committee should probe federal IT procurement practices, says NDP MP The NDP's critic for procurement says MPs should conduct an inquiry into federal purchasing practices. Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir is making the call after CBC News reported how frequently the government invokes national security exceptions for ...