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NDP MP for Regina—Lewvan (Saskatchewan)

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

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #400 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Didn't vote on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Didn't vote on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Didn't vote on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Lunch and canvassing today in Regina! We gathered signatures on the #NDP petition to #EndPensionTheft. #SKpoli… https://t.co/tZC00oxeNm

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to Alex Trebeck on becoming an officer of the #OrderofCanada today. This photo is from last year’s… https://t.co/CWX4d28HGK

Posted on Twitter Great to participate in the grand opening of the Schizophrenia Society of Saskatchewan’s new head office in Regina… https://t.co/RQVRIBAeVu

Posted on Twitter I enjoyed watching the #Riders win the #CFL Eastern Semi-Final on TV in #YQR today! This photo is from six weeks ag… https://t.co/23JFiEPAOx

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter See you soon at the #YQR Cenotaph in Victoria Park for #RemembranceDay: https://t.co/9zpd4ttqID #SKpoli #LestWeForget

Posted on Twitter Over 170 Reginans at tonight’s #YQR Pasqua/University #NDP fowl supper were served incredible food by credible poli… https://t.co/WjsrUOjIwC

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to Section 810.1 and 810.2 Orders under the Criminal Code of Canada: (a) how many Section 810.1 Orders were requested in each of 2014, ...

Mentioned by Hill Times MPs, staff have 'a few issues' with Phoenix, but House not scrapping it: Speaker's Office In August 2016, The Hill Times reported the staff of at least two MPs—Liberal MP Mark Gerretsen (Kingston and the Islands, Ont.) and NDP MP Erin Weir (Regina-Lewvan, Sask.)—were experiencing pay woes. It took several months for one of Mr. Gerretsen's ...

Mentioned by Hill Times MPs, staff have 'a few issues' with Phoenix, but House not scrapping it: Speaker's office In August 2016, The Hill Times reported the staff of at least two MPs—Liberal MP Mark Gerretsen (Kingston and the Islands, Ont.) and NDP MP Erin Weir (Regina-Lewvan, Sask.)—were experiencing pay woes. It took several months for one of Mr. Gerretsen's ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business That's quite an interesting point from a government operations perspective. Certainly, it's a question of whether we are viewing first nations procurement as part of meeting ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, it is a great honour to rise in the House today, the 150th anniversary of the first-ever sitting of our federal Parliament. For most ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, my colleague from Winnipeg North spoke about opposition members wanting to stick to a script. One script the Liberal government has stuck to almost ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, it is true that the Liberals have invested enormous sums in Phoenix, and this week was the one-year anniversary of the government's self-imposed deadline ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business and Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in ... Of course, that makes sense. What we are trying to avoid is creating this perverse incentive to use dirtier products because they are not subject to ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Madam Speaker, one month ago, I asked whether the Liberal government would make some of the public transit infrastructure fund available to restore needed bus service ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business and Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in ... Okay. Fair enough. I'll speak first and then I'll move an amendment. I think Mr. McCauley has done a good job of outlining the gravity of ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, the Senate opted out of the Phoenix pay system to find another service provider, However, trying to fix the Phoenix boondoggle with even more ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Bill C-58, Act to amend the Access to Information Act and the ... I think that's an important point to get on record. A second aspect of Bill C-58 that is quite concerning is that it would give the ...

Spoke in the House on Excise Tax Act Mr. Speaker, the bill before us identifies a real issue, but proposes the wrong policy response. My colleague from Langley—Aldergrove is correct to point out that ...

Spoke in the House on Supreme Court Act Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to speak to this bill this evening. I believe that my colleagues from Drummond and Rimouski have already laid out ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Briefing on Government Information Technology Transformation Just to pick up on the point about open government, my sense of agile is that it's a very iterative approach. I can see at one ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Saskatoon StarPhoenix Regina MP calls on federal government for provincial bus funding A Regina Member of Parliament wants the federal Liberal government to commit some of the $20.1 billion in transportation infrastructure funding it plans to pay out over the next 11 years to bus service in Saskatchewan. Erin Weir, the NDP MP for ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Changes to the Government of Canada’s Communications Policy Pertaining to Government Advertising ... In terms of how to encourage more government advertising in print media, we've heard a couple of different options. Mr. Saras, you mentioned the Italian government ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Changes to the Government of Canada’s Communications Policy Pertaining to Government Advertising Thanks. To shift over to Mr. Rose, I really appreciated your point about the “first click” rule, because one of the challenges we face is that ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2018 Budget Thanks so much. I really appreciate that. Of course, the history of medicare in Canada is that the original vision was for physicians to be paid ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Health Canada, CBSA under 'wasteful spending' reviews; Brison overseeing cabinet colleagues' work NDP MP Erin Weir, (Regina-Lewvan, Sask.), his party's vice-chair on the Government Operations Committee, said it was reasonable at first glance to have ministers involved in the reviews of their departments, and for the Treasury Board to oversee the ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) The Sprout: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall waded into the debate on the Liberals' proposed tax policy Tuesday, tweeting a photo of a household mailer he said was sent by NDP MP Erin Weir. “It's time to end secret, penalty-free deals for tax evaders,” the mailer ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) The Sprout: Wednesday, September 20, 2017 Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall waded into the debate on the Liberals' proposed tax policy Tuesday, tweeting a photo of a household mailer he said was sent by NDP MP Erin Weir. “It's time to end secret, penalty-free deals for tax evaders,” the mailer ...