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NDP MP for Port Moody—Coquitlam (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 36% of the vote.

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter On National Aboriginal Day let's celebrate rich histories of Indigenous Peoples, & encourage reconciliation w First Nations, Metis & Inuit

Didn't vote on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Didn't vote on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

This week

Posted on Twitter Happy Father's Day. Thanks to all the wonderful, hard-working & caring Dads out there - including my own. Cheers Cy!

Posted on Twitter Brought greetings on behalf of Parliament of Canada at BC Highland Games & Scottish Festival in Coquitlam today https://t.co/57EPbSN5GD

A week ago

Posted on Twitter PS @terrybeech just announced at #FOPO Gov't will reverse cuts to BC SAR Dive Rescue Team, Coast Guard closures & Salmon in the Classroom

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to both of our witnesses for providing your testimony today. Dr. Carr, perhaps I could start with you. You've been ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas and Meeting Requested by Four Members ... Mr. Chair, I want to add my comments to the call for at least a stand-alone meeting. I think it's absolutely critical that we have at ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, today is World Oceans Day, a day to acknowledge our important relationship with our oceans. In B.C., understanding salmon is a direct link to ...

Spoke in the House on World Oceans Day Mr. Speaker, today is World Oceans Day, an international day to celebrate our oceans and encourage conservation by addressing climate change, pollution, microplastics, overfishing, and habitat ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Honour Rob Stewart's Legacy By Taking Action For Sharks While demand for shark fin soup has fallen in China, since NDP Member of Parliament Fin Donnelly first introduced a Private Member's bill to ban shark fin imports in 2011, Canada's import numbers have increased by more than 30 per cent, from just over ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas Thank you, Mr. Chair. In terms of protecting the marine ecosystem, the committee has heard a lot about the concept of balance between economic growth and ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, first the Liberals shut down the Coast Guard's rescue dive team, and then they announced the cancellation of the salmon in the classroom education ...

Posted on Twitter Liberal & Conservative MPs vote for #KinderMorgan saying it has "social license" & is "safe and environmentally sound." seriously?!

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, DFO announced it will end the popular education program called “salmonids in the classroom”. For 40 years, this valuable program taught hundreds of thousands ...

Posted on Twitter “Liberals refuse to explain decision to kill salmon education program.” #cdnpoli #bcpoli https://t.co/8epvx3lAtu

A month ago

Mentioned by Straight.com NDP Fisheries and Oceans critic Fin Donnelly urges Trudeau government to bring back Coast Guard dive team Fin Donnelly (Port Moody–Coquitlam) pointed out in an NDP news release that Justin Trudeau campaigned on improving marine safety on the West Coast. The NDP fisheries and oceans critic said that it's "reckless and dangerous" for the Liberal government ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas Thank you, Mr. Chair. I have three minutes and two questions. I'd like to put the questions to all three witnesses, if I could. First, I'm ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas I wanted to follow up on what Mr. McDonald asked about earlier with regard to one or two recommendations. Are there any further additions you would ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Briefing by the Department of Fisheries and Ocean's in order to provide ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I probably I won't have time to dive into a number of these responses, but I'll try to get the questions out. ...

Mentioned by Torontoist With Toronto's Support, Canada Moves Closer To a National Shark Fin Ban In 2013, NDP MP Fin Donnelly proposed a federal ban that was narrowly defeated. The current effort to ban shark fining through Bill S-238 was introduced this month by Conservative Senator Michael MacDonald. For Liberal MP Nathaniel Erskine-Smith, who ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas Thank you. Mr. Morlock, you mentioned that you thought fisheries were pretty healthy. Last Parliament, we had a commission, a judicial inquiry on the decline of ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans' public commitment to implement a mandatory fins-attached management measure for all pelagic shark landings across Canada by ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Madam Speaker, the issue we are debating today is an important one. As indicated, the move by the government to shut down the previous debate on ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our witnesses for providing testimony on this important subject. I want to start by mentioning the purpose of what ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, conserving and restoring wild salmon is vital to the future of B.C.'s wild salmon fishery, yet the minister wants to dismantle the policy for ...

Spoke in the House on Mental Health Services Mr. Speaker, 1.6 million Canadians report an unmet need for mental health care, and 7.5 million Canadians live with a mental health illness. For more than ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Toronto Star Tima Kurdi clears up facts In fact, I went to the office of my member of Parliament, Fin Donnelly, as a constituent seeking help to bring my family to Canada as refugees. In fact, Fin Donnelly ... He should not be smearing a fine MP such as Fin Donnelly. I kindly suggest he gets ...

Mentioned by Comox Valley Record New Democrat MPs tour Baynes Sound to learn about marine debris effect on herring spawn From left, Alberni-Pacific Rim MLA Scott Fraser, Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns, and Port Moody-Coquitlam MP Fin Donnelly tour Baynes Sound Thursday morning during a conference organized by the Association of Denman Island Marine Stewards (ADIMS ...

Mentioned by TheTyee.ca Trudeau Leaves His BC MPs Hanging by Approving Wave of Projects On the Kinder Morgan expansion she wrote a letter to B.C.'s Dogwood Initiative in 2015 calling the project “misguided,” but has been silent since its approval. 851px version of Finn Donnelly Port-Moody-Coquitlam MP Fin Donnelly, a New Democrat, put in ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-288 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (special benefits)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-251 An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act (importation of shark fins)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-228 An Act to amend the Fisheries Act (closed containment aquaculture)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-662 An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (Burrard Inlet, Brunette River and Coquitlam River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-596 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Fish Lake and other waterways)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-595 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Somass River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-380 An Act to amend the Fish Inspection Act and the Fisheries Act (importation of shark fins)