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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.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Honoured to lay a wreath and say a few words on Remembrance Day in Cumberland this morning. Thanks to all who parti… https://t.co/oLwcKgb5RB

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @LeahGazan very proud to have you on our team and looking forward to working with you and having your voice in the… https://t.co/xw4WqSmscs

Posted on Twitter @FNEF888 such an important project with such an important vision. Proud to stand with you, the carvers and all thos… https://t.co/k9dccmAIli

Posted on Twitter Best wishes to my colleague & friend @ElizabethMay on her retirement as leader. I particularly appreciated working… https://t.co/1DgSa38xve

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to working with you @MumilaaqQaqqaq. Important for all Canadians to hear your voice in our Parliame… https://t.co/wuEfhB5Cjl

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Standing with you @cathmckenna against this assault on our democracy and for more women in politics. https://t.co/4GYBvCuS8Y

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, I am tabling a number of petitions from my riding of Courtenay—Alberni. The first is a petition for pharmacare for all.

Voted No on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted No on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Voted Yes on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Voted No on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

Spoke in the House on Oil Tanker Moratorium Act Mr. Speaker, I always appreciate my friend and colleague from Carlton Trail—Eagle Creek for her respectful comments and the way she conducts herself in the House. ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise today as we talk about the most important issue that is facing our planet and humanity. The Conservative ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to present two petitions today from residents of Union Bay, Royston, Cumberland and Courtenay. The first petition is titled “Save Wild ...

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 in the House on Oil Tanker Moratorium Act Mr. Speaker, we certainly welcome the legislation for a tanker ban on the north coast. However, we have concerns. There are enough loopholes in the bill ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague for bringing this motion forward. We have worked together. I have a lot of respect for him. We ...

Spoke in the House on Cumberland Community Forest Society Mr. Speaker, the citizens of Cumberland, B.C., are taking forest and watershed protection into their own hands, buying up lands from forest companies under the leadership ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, next Tuesday we are expecting the final decision regarding the Trans Mountain expansion project. While we fear the Liberals will impose this pipeline on ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Briefing on Steelhead Salmon in the Fraser River Thank you, all, for your testimony. I'll start with Ms. Reid. Have you explored looking at an absolutely new framework in terms of the management of ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Impact of the Rapid Increase of the Striped Bass in the Miramichi ... I'm just thinking about the number they gave us—$52 billion in fish fraud that's happening globally and the amount of fish that's coming into Canada. We've ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Aquatic Invasive Species and Main Estimates 2019-20: Votes 1, 5, 10, 15 ... In terms of one thing, I will definitely commend the government on the increased support for the indigenous participation in commercial fisheries. I hope that will ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Aquatic Invasive Species Salmon is a billion-dollar industry in British Columbia so that's pretty scary. Mr. MacIsaac, can you speak a bit more about how DFO used the work ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Regulation of the West Coast Fisheries and Migration of Lobster and Snow ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll start with you, Mr. Pershing. Can you speak a little bit about how and why Canada should work with the U.S. ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Regulation of the West Coast Fisheries and Migration of Lobster and Snow ... Thank you, all, for your testimony today and for being here. I'm just wondering if we could talk about local knowledge and how you incorporate that ...

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