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  • His favourite word is salmon.

NDP MP for Courtenay—Alberni (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 41% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @mary_ng thanks for the great conversation this morning on small business needs during #COVID19 pandemic. Look forw… https://t.co/y5beuXWfUk

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to my Telephone Town Hall today at 7 pm. Constituents will get a phone call when it's ready to star… https://t.co/9VpbFfNHvn

Three days ago

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This week

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to talking to constituents from Courtenay-Alberni on Monday, March 30. You'll get a call at 7 pm, j… https://t.co/maXz6KmkA6

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on The Forest Industry But getting extra money and extra responsibilities without getting funding to keep up with ongoing operations can be challenging to deliver. That's a problem, so I ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, I thank the hon. member for putting an emphasis on the investor-state provisions, which we both dislike. We do not support this corporate model ...

Spoke in the House on National Cycling Strategy Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-239, an act to establish a national cycling strategy. Mr. Speaker, for years, New Democrats have been calling for a ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to table e-petition 2367 on behalf of constituents from my riding of Courtenay—Alberni. The petitioners cite that Pacific salmon are ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-239 An Act to establish a national cycling strategy

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on State of the Pacific Salmon You cited that the significant challenge this year has been dealing with the low returns coming before Big Bar. I want to talk a bit about ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, we have raised concerns repeatedly around this deal. We are grateful that we are going to see the text of future agreements ahead of ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, after the worst wild Pacific salmon fishing season in recorded history, the government is simply not doing enough to support workers. Its failure to ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Madam Speaker, we know that we are facing a global crisis right now when it comes to marine plastic pollution and the impact it is having ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to table a petition on behalf of residents of the Comox Valley, from Courtenay and Cumberland. This petition is about ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, it is an honour to rise today on this motion before the House. As members have heard, New Democrats are supporting this motion, which ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Committee Business and Food Security in Northern Communities That's super. Going back to Mr. Beaudoin, when I talked about the budget and not spending the amount allocated, I hope the department will look at ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Committee Business We're just specifically going to focus on this first round of witnesses and dates on Big Bar, correct? Then we'll do the rest of the study ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Committee Business I have to agree. This is the most pressing issue facing British Columbia right now with regard to the wild salmon emergency that's taking place. The ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Committee Business, Election of Chair, and Election of Vice-Chairs Mr. Chair, I move: That any motion to go in camera should be debatable and amendable, and that the committee may only meet in camera for ...

More than three months ago

Voted No on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Adequacy of Enforcement and Penalties for Infractions of the Fisheries Act Great. Ms. Morton, in the Cohen commission there was recommendation number 3: “The Government of Canada should remove from the Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ mandate ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Third Party Habitat Banking Framework for Implementation in Canada Thank you. I'll start with Senator Wells. Thank you, Senator Wells, for being here and for all the work you are doing in the Senate around ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca BC MP celebrates 'tremendous' victory as plastics pollution motion passes House The motion M-151, was tabled in November 2017 by Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns. Johns said he was inspired to act after the Hanjin Marine Debris Spill in November of 2016. After 35 shipping containers broke apart and washed up onto the beaches of ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Call to create national plan to fight plastic waste gets full House support Gord Johns, the NDP MP for Courtenay—Alberni who put the motion forward, was floored by the overwhelming support. “Even a month ago, we didn't think they would pass it. A year ago we didn't think any other party would support it other than the Greens ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca MPs mull over supplementary estimates Also in the queue for a vote today: New Democrat MP Gord Johns' pitch for the development of a national strategy on plastics pollution and Bloc Quebecois MP Monique Pauze's bid to boost the power of Quebec to oversee development and land use within ...

Mentioned by SeaWestNews 170000 Canadians urge MPs to tackle plastic pollution The motion was tabled in November 2017 by Gord Johns, MP for Courtenay-Alberni, who has risen over 70 times in the last two years in Parliament calling for a tangible world-class plastics strategy that would significantly assist in the restorative ...

Mentioned by Alberni Valley News Construction underway at Rainbow Gardens seniors facility Mid Island-Pacific Rim NDP MLA Scott Fraser and Courtenay-Alberni NDP MP Gord Johns were in town Nov. 23 to celebrate a pair of projects at the Tsawaayuus Care Facility. “Too many seniors in Port Alberni are struggling to keep up with the rising ...

Mentioned by CHEK BC MP hopes Parliament passes private member's bill on plastic pollution B.C. MP hopes Parliament passes private member's bill on plastic pollution. Posted By: CBC Newson: December 03, 2018 In: CBC. Gord Johns plastic pollution Victoria B.C.. Gord Johns' national strategy to combat plastic pollution came after Korean tanker ...

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