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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.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Deepest condolences to my friend and colleague @CharlieAngusNDP and family for their loss. https://t.co/23R3WidmHh

A week ago

Mentioned by Alberni Valley News Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council optimistic following meeting with prime minister The request to meet came from the Prime Minister's office (PMO) only a few days before, but was thanks to Gord Johns, NDP MP for Courtenay-Alberni, who advocated on behalf of the nations to the PMO. The NTC stated in a press release that they are ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council optimistic following meeting with prime minister The request to meet came from the Prime Minister's office (PMO) only a few days before, but was thanks to Gord Johns, NDP MP for Courtenay-Alberni, who advocated on behalf of the nations to the PMO. The NTC stated in a press release that they are ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews EDITORIAL: Alberni needs to build federal relationship Trudeau, the federal Liberal leader, answered an invitation from Courtenay-Alberni NDP MP Gord Johns to come to the riding and speak to various leaders. Ruttan said the group discussed economic development for the region, and noted in a social media ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Aquatic funding, restoration for Valley discussed The meeting was set up by Gord Johns, Courtenay-Alberni MP, who is vocal in gathering government members to come to Port Alberni to see first hand the issues the community faces with fisheries and the need for further federal support. "We've been long ...

Mentioned by Alberni Valley News EDITORIAL: Alberni needs to build federal relationship Trudeau, the federal Liberal leader, answered an invitation from Courtenay-Alberni NDP MP Gord Johns to come to the riding and speak to various leaders. Ruttan said the group discussed economic development for the region, and noted in a social media ...

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to talking to @richardzussman @CBContheisland Tues at 7:35 am about riding my riding! https://t.co/INXH3YMDL5 #cdnpoli

Mentioned by Westerly News Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation welcomes Justin Trudeau back to Tofino “I know he's on holiday and I respect that and we want to give him the space and time he needs to rest and probably recuperate from a tough year of politics and spend some time with his family but I know our MP Gord Johns worked really hard to help ...

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter Very proud of @jjhorgan, @AJWVictoriaBC & all 44 MLAs, their determination & courage bodes well for our families an… https://t.co/1fmoW0oIkh

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Didn't vote on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Didn't vote on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Posted on Twitter Talking w @GregorCraigie at 7:10 am re need for federal investment in habitat restoration for Somass River salmon… https://t.co/4JI3lsz1C8

Posted on Twitter Talking to @GregorCraigie this morning at 7:10 am re the Somass River Sockeye closure & its effect on the Alberni Valley @CBContheisland

Spoke in the House on Yukon Environmental and Socio-Economic Assessment Act Madam Speaker, I want to thank the member for North Island—Powell River for her speech on Bill C-17, an act to amend the Yukon Environmental and ...

Spoke in the House on Federal Framework on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise today in the House to lend my support to Bill C-211. Post-traumatic stress disorder is a difficult challenge ...

Spoke in the House on Transportation Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, I also want to second the comment from the member for Oshawa, in terms of the member for Windsor West and the great knowledge ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, after weeks of pressure from the NDP, yesterday the Liberals announced that they were reversing their plans to eliminate two important marine programs. I ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for Kootenay—Columbia for speaking to this important bill, and for speaking about the important role men play ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to table a petition initiated by my constituent, Lois Eaton, which has garnered 579 signatures from my riding of Courtenay—Alberni on ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Madam Speaker, by now everybody in the House and beyond are well aware of the crisis facing the planet with respect to the plague of plastic ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, when members speak about the economy, I caution them to ensure they understand that some areas of the economy are not doing so well. ...

Posted on Twitter @yahmiss @Josie_Osborne I second that motion! https://t.co/jDqxib5Rr1

Three months ago

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Economic Security of Women in Canada Thank you. Ms. Armour, I live in a community in the Alberni Valley on Vancouver Island where one-third of the children are living in poverty. In ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Chief Electoral Officer’s report entitled "An Electoral Framework for the 21st Century: ... No, I'm not going to compete with the chair. Actually, there are representatives of a few rural ridings here. Mr. Ruimy is here from the west ...

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 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. ...