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  • His favourite word is veterans.

NDP MP for Courtenay—Alberni (B.C.)

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

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Honoured to participate in today’s commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Amiens and Canada’s Hund… https://t.co/XZrVtaUZTQ

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Stay safe out there, everybody! https://t.co/EsMJPzYhEg

Posted on Twitter Have a great Games, everybody! https://t.co/Euv9AMnJCX

Posted on Twitter A very well deserved appointment. Congratulations @Garacaius. https://t.co/RGOohTAt13

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Comox Valley Record Courtenay-Alberni MP Johns visits Korea as part of Canadian delegation Submitted by Gord Johns. Special to Black Press. An inscription etched on the monument to Korean War veterans in Washington D.C. honours those who “answered the call to defend a country they never knew and a people they never met.” Although these ...

A month ago

Mentioned by 93.3 The Peak MP Gord Johns welcomes new Cabinet Courtenay – Alberni's federal representative Gord Johns is back from Ottawa for the summer break. He said despite the NDP's 3rd Party status, he's had more success in 3 years than the previous MP had in his 14 years. Johns told a partisan crowd at ...

Mentioned by 93.3 The Peak MP Gord Johns welcomes new Cabinet Courtenay – Alberni's federal representative Gord Johns is back from Ottawa for the summer break. He said despite the NDP's 3rd Party status, he's had more success in 3 years than the previous MP had in his 14 years. Johns told a partisan crowd at ...

Posted on Twitter Long overdue @AhousahtAdmin and a tribute to many generations of emergency response and saved lives by your people.… https://t.co/NqPzC6MkPP

Mentioned by Comox Valley Record Cumberland to look at single use plastic bag ban in the village The Village of Cumberland is taking steps towards restricting single use plastics in the community. Counc. Roger Kishi approached council Monday with a request to endorse Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns's private members' bill, M-151: a national ...

Mentioned by Parksville Qualicum Beach News Qualicum Beach-area vets voice concerns to MP There were stories of opposition, a lack of support, and ongoing battles between veterans (or their loved ones) and Veterans Affairs at a Gord Johns town hall meeting at the Qualicum Beach legion on Thursday, July 5. There were also some stories of ...

Mentioned by Alberni Valley News Gord Johns hears veterans issues in Courtenay-Alberni riding He was one of several veterans who brought up issues related to Veterans Affairs with in a public meeting with Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns on Tuesday, July 3. This meeting in Port Alberni was the first of five with members of Johns' riding. In ...

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter My calendar is marked for Sunday evening! https://t.co/uWUcr5tdMX

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have another petition from people who are in support of Motion No. 151. The petitioners call on the government to create a national ...

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted No on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke in the House on Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act Mr. Speaker, it is a huge honour today to rise to speak to Bill C-64, an act respecting wrecks, abandoned, dilapidated or hazardous vessels and salvage ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise again and table a petition in support of Bill C-312, an act to establish a national cycling strategy. My ...

Spoke in the House on Search and Rescue Mr. Speaker, today my heart is with the Tla-o-qui-aht people and especially the families of three young men lost at sea off the west coast of ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the costs in legal fees, mediation and compensation for appeals and out of court settlements involving veterans, paid by the government, since 2008: ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to table a petition that was crafted by John and Jennifer Hedican of Courtenay and nurse Shanyn Simcoe. They have ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans I really appreciate your testimony, Mr. Sanderson. It's very powerful, and I'm glad you're talking. I'm glad you're here right now sharing your thoughts with us. ...

Spoke in the House on Estuary Restoration Mr. Speaker, the Kus-kus-sum project in my riding is a model of co-operation between residents in the Comox Valley, the K'ómoks people, the City of Courtenay, ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I have a lot of respect for my friend from British Columbia. He knows as well as I do that in the last five ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans All right. Thank you. We know that the caregiver recognition benefit will be really important, especially for people in rural communities where they can't get access ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1 and 5 under Department of Veterans Affairs, ... I appreciate the innovation and the efforts made to be innovative. When you talk about catch-up, you've identified that it's because more veterans are coming forward, ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans Thank you. It's an honour to meet you, sir. Before I get started, since we're studying aboriginal veterans, I think it's appropriate to acknowledge that we ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans and Briefing on the Needs ... Thank you. First, Mr. Dubé, I would like to thank you for welcoming us on your territory. I would also like to acknowledge the Anishinabe and ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans One thing I talked about earlier with the previous witnesses, and it's something I've raised a lot, is that 30% of the caseworkers in the United ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Barriers to Transition and Measurable Outcomes of Successful Transition Thank you. Thank you, Lieutenant-General Beare and Sergeant Gilmore for your services and being here today to testify. Maybe I'll start with Lieutenant-General Beare about the ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Barriers to Transition and Measurable Outcomes of Successful Transition Thank you. Thank you all for agreeing to appear. Thank you, Mr. Campbell and Mr. Bedard, for your service, and to Ms. Elms and Ms. Desmond, ...

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