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  • His favourite word is wild.

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

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter @DanAlbas thx for your support Dan. 9 of 97 Cons said yes; 25 of 182 Libs voted in favour; obviously more support for wild salmon is needed

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @NLaffra Thanks for your support Neil

This week

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, last year during the federal election campaign the Liberals promised to restore habitat protections in the Fisheries Act, which were gutted by the Conservatives ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to table another petition calling on the government to support my private member's bill, Bill C-228, to help save west coast ...

Posted on Twitter @NLaffra he voted in favour

Voted Yes on Vote #175 on Bill C-228 Amend the Fisheries Act (closed containment aquaculture)

Voted Yes on Vote #174 on Bill C-245 Concerning the development of a national poverty reduction strategy in Canada

Voted No on Vote #173 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Posted on Twitter @ChiefBobbyc thanks Chief, your support was inspiring. Look forward to continuing to work with you to #SaveWildSalmon!

Posted on Twitter @pgoldsmithjones thanks Pam! Wish I had your Government's support as well. #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Disappointed that Liberals joined with Conservatives to defeat my Bill to #SaveWildSalmon 217 to 80 votes. #cdnpoli #ndp

Voted No on Vote #172 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted Yes on Vote #171 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Mr. Speaker, the government got a couple of things wrong in its response to my bill, so I am happy to correct the record and give ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to table petition e-463, which was initiated by Alexander Morton and was signed by more than 7,000 Canadians. The petitioners are ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, last week another whale died after becoming entangled at an open net salmon farm in British Columbia. That is two dead whales in three ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act We've had examples here today talking about the importance of habitat in freshwater systems as well as in the ocean, obviously. We've heard about impacts, all ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, the Kinder Morgan pipeline will triple the capacity of the current pipeline and increase tanker traffic in Vancouver's harbour seven-fold. The likelihood of a ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. I live in a city that borders on one of the greatest salmon rivers on the planet, the Fraser River. I think ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present petitions today, again from residents of my home province of British Columbia. Petitioners are opposed to Kinder Morgan's new ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act, Study on Wild Atlantic Salmon ... Thank you to the department officials for being here to answer the committee's questions. I want to start off on the Cohen commission. The government gave ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, as support for my private member's bill continues to grow right across the country, today I am pleased to table a petition from the ...

Mentioned by rabble.ca Support Bill C-228 - End open-pen salmon farming in BC Tell your local Member of Parliament that you support moving BC's open-pen salmon feedlots to closed containment and ask for their vote to pass Bill C-228. On February 24th, 2016 Fin Donnelly, MP (Port Moody -Coquitlam) introduced Bill C-228, to amend ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to keep on that theme for a second and make a comment and then ask a question in my three ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. I have a few questions. I'll come back to the cumulative impacts, but I want to raise an issue. I received a ...

A month ago

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada B.C. MPs closed-pen salmon farm bill advances in Ottawa A bill banning Atlantic salmon in open-net British Columbia fish farms – backed by Star Trek actor William Shatner – has passed second reading in Ottawa. Bill C-228, a private members bill from Port Moody-Coquitlam MP Fin Donnelly, will now be studied ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act I think there are two issues at play here. One is the immediate restoration of the habitat protection. That's the HADD, the harmful alteration, disruption, and ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. I just want to make a note before I ask my question. I think Mr. Morrissey asked a great question regarding DFO ...

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on Family Reunification Thank you. To the Canadian Bar Association reps, we were talking about costs. What about costs to Canadian families? In terms of these policies or the ...

Mentioned by Campbell River Mirror Federal NDP MP proposes bill requiring fish farming be done in closed containment The private members bill was first introduced by Fin Donnelly, NDP MP for Port Moody —Coquitlam, in February, 2016. The bill amends the Fisheries Act. The proposed amendments state that licences for finfish aquaculture would not be issued unless they ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun Oct. 22: Salmon, living wage, pot Re: MP targets ocean-based salmon farms, Oct. 12. B.C. MP Fin Donnelly advises that not only are open-net salmon farms harming our wild salmon, but there is an alternative — closed containment salmon farming. No need to reinvent the wheel here.

Mentioned by City News MP issues litterless lunch challenge to Tri-City schools - The Tri MP Fin Donnelly. Previous Next. MP Fin Donnelly. Port Moody-Coquitlam MP Fin Donnelly is again using Waste Reduction Week in Canada to reboot his annual litterless lunch challenge. The federal NDP MP is asking schools in his riding to ensure students ...

Mentioned by FIS Wild salmon protection initiative supported by 'Captain Kirk' As part of the initiative, a video message from 85-year-old Canadian actor William Shatner (famous Captain Kirk in the TV series Star Trek) has been shown encouraging Canadians to rally behind Port Moody-Coquitlam MP Fin Donnelly's private members Bill ...

More than three months ago

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)