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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.

This week

Posted on Twitter @k_dittrich lots of bananas (rich in potassium), energy bars & regular vegetarian lunches & dinners! But I still lots 18 lbs.

Posted on Twitter Great turnout today to door knock for #NDP's @selinarobinson in #Coquitlam "time for change" heard at the door https://t.co/d9tdH9pbV0

Posted on Twitter Celebrate #EarthDay by getting to know what watershed you live in, and taking the #watershedpledge https://t.co/GKHvesqnV9

Posted on Twitter Happy Earth Day! https://t.co/rVXCH4uStb #ndp

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Congrats to @BonitaZarrillo & #Coquitlam #Soroptomists for organizing Walk a Mile in her Shoes - great event! https://t.co/UVsgFVR2fr

Posted on Twitter Walked a Mile in 'her shoes' today w Coquitlam's finest #starttheconversation @RickGlumacBC @BonitaZarrillo https://t.co/gVujhCxI7H

Two weeks ago

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 at the Official Languages committee on Full Implementation of the Official Languages Act in the Canadian Justice System Thank you, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank our witnesses for being here today to provide their testimony. Mr. Thompson, I'll start with you. You ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas Okay, thank you. Mr. Chair, I want to use the remaining minute to correct the record from April 4. We had on Tuesday, April 4, DFO ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, almost three years ago, the Mount Polley mine disaster spilled 25 million cubic metres of toxic waste into Quesnel Lake, which provides drinking water ...

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.

Didn't vote 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.

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Briefing on Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development ... I move: That the department and agencies of Fisheries and Oceans Canada, and the Canadian Coast Guard, that have been subject to a performance audit by ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas The reason I'm asking is, over the last 10 years or so there has been quite a significant reduction in resources to allow monitoring and enforcement. ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Privilege It is still on the desk. Does anyone have a copy over there?

Two 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 ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Votes 1c and 5c under Fisheries and Oceans ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Minister, I thank you, your parliamentary secretary, and your department officials for being here today. I appreciate you coming to the committee ...

Spoke in the House on Land Line Telephone Service Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to table this petition in the House. The petitioners are concerned about the use of the herbicidal chemical glyphosate, and they ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Waste Reduction Week Mr. Speaker, each year during waste reduction week, elementary students in Port Moody—Coquitlam participate in my annual litterless lunch challenge. Many people do not realize that ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, we were just shocked to hear the Liberals' response and that they are passing the buck to the provinces on first nations health and ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am not sure if the hon. member heard the question. She appeared to be continuing with her speech. I want to ask the ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Northern Cod Stock and Briefing on Reports of the Commissioner of the ... Thank you. Mr. Stringer, Ms. Gelfand's report emphasizes how important rebuilding plans are. You just heard her say how important she feels they are and how ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by City News House of Commons votes down Port Moody-Coquitlam MP's bill - The Tri On Tuesday, Fin Donnelly's bill C228 — to protect wild salmon — was defeated at second reading in the House of Commons 217-80. Among those in favour of the proposed legislation was Ron McKinnon, the Liberal MP for Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam.

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act Thank you to all of our witnesses for providing testimony on the Fisheries Act review. It's extremely helpful. I will just recommend to everyone who has ...

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 ...

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 ...

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)