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  • His favourite word is communities.

NDP MP for Courtenay—Alberni (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 38% of the vote.

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted Yes on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, four months ago, a South Korean cargo ship lost 35 containers at sea, and potentially harmful debris is still arriving every day on Vancouver ...

Posted on Twitter My question about marine debris cleanup today: https://t.co/wQDN1mn4cp #oceans #vancouverisland #cdnpoli https://t.co/aT4eYSI3tE

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, at committee the Minister of Small Business said that the Liberals' promise to reduce taxes on small business was “a great sound bite” and ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, we know that in Canada the real job creators are small business people. They are the people who drive our economy. They sit on ...

Posted on Twitter Time for the fed govt to reduce the tax rate for small businesses-the most prolific job creators on Vancouver Island https://t.co/33IgMk2453

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Investment Mr. Speaker, three of the retirement homes purchased by Anbang, a Chinese insurance company, are in my riding on Vancouver Island. American companies have refused to ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for Barrie—Innisfil for his speech and for acknowledging the family of Master Corporal Alfred Barr. I think our ...

Posted on Twitter My question today: https://t.co/4j944KSaoN #cdnpoli #ndp #seniors #healthcare https://t.co/TLR5yLxKgh

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Such a powerful show of leadership from #daughtersofthevote this morning in Parliament. #IWD #cdnpoli https://t.co/UydsWEEXHB

Posted on Twitter @sarahc_robinson Unfortunately she wasn't able to come. I marched w #daughtersofthevote this morning. Hope to connect w her in the riding.

Posted on Twitter @WarrenGOpheim This is a tragic case. Deportation wrong approach 2 dealing w mental health issues. I will continue 2 work w his lawyer.

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the member was not here when we had the biggest economic leakage in Canadian history. We went from $45 billion a year to $108 ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Parks Canada should pay Tofino beach cleaners after cargo spill, says MP Parks Canada has since received $72,000 in compensation for the mess, according to the region's MP Gord Johns. But, he says the community groups in Tofino that did the bulk of the clean up haven't seen a dime. "[There were] over 50 people coming out a ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Parks Canada should pay Tofino beach cleaners after cargo spill, says MP Parks Canada has since received $72,000 in compensation for the mess, according to the region's MP Gord Johns. But, he says the community groups in Tofino that did the bulk of the clean up haven't seen a dime. "[There were] over 50 people coming out a ...

Mentioned by Westerly News VIDEO: NDP's Gord Johns furious over hold up of funds intended for cleanup near Tofino and Ucluelet Video courtesy of the office of Gord Johns, Member of Parliament for Courtenay-Alberni. Local MP Gord Johns is flummoxed by how long funds earmarked for cleanup efforts around Tofino and Ucluelet have spent frozen in Ottawa. About 35 shipping ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Comox Valley Echo Courtenay-Alberni MP raises concerns over sale of seniors care homes MP Gord Johns has raised concerns about the lack of transparency in the federal government's approval of a Chinese insurance company takeover of one of B.C.'s largest retirement home chains. Retirement Concepts includes Stanford House in Parksville, ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Pre-Study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) and Briefing Session on the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. First, I want to commend you on one thing you said in your speech that really struck home with me—namely, that you'll ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Madam Speaker, it is an honour to rise today to talk about marine debris, in light of an incident on November 3, when a South Korean ...

Spoke in the House on Moose Hide Campaign Mr. Speaker, February 16 marks the sixth annual gathering of men who belong to the Moose Hide Campaign. The Moose Hide Campaign is a grassroots movement ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Alberni Valley News Canada Summer Jobs deadline extended The deadline for the Canada Summer Jobs (CSJ) program application period has been extended, and Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns is encouraging community organizations to apply for funding through the program. “This program offers an opportunity to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Situation of Human Rights Defenders Thank you. Mr. Cotler, thank you again for your testimony and the work you're doing. You talked about the influence that we all have when you ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-312 An Act to establish a national cycling strategy

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Study on Wild Atlantic Salmon in Eastern Canada Thank you. My name is Gord Johns. I'm a New Democratic member of Parliament for Courtenay—Alberni on Vancouver Island. We have a lot of similar issues ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Northern Cod Stock Thank you. Thank you so much for your testimony. I think local knowledge is clearly the most fundamental piece when we look at our fishery and ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Manufacturing Sector Mr. Chair, it's an honour to be here on behalf of the member for Windsor West. It's important to have you here, and thank you, Dr. ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-15 My honourable colleague talked about nine million Canadians benefiting from the middle-class tax cut. Some 17.9 million Canadians aren't going to benefit from that tax cut. ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-15 Thank you. All the parties agreed on the reduction of tax for small business. We knocked on doors; we talked to chambers of commerce and the ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Softwood Lumber Agreement between Canada and the United States Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the presenters from British Columbia. It's nice to see some people from the west coast here. Before I ...