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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 Go Dogs! https://t.co/xRQdD0y5xS

This week

Posted on Twitter Join me and @scottfraserndp & Clayoquot-Alberni Health Network in @cityportalberni at Friendship Centre Friday Jan… https://t.co/sfXJIrGAqd

Mentioned by BCLocalNews MP and MLA to hold poverty reduction workshop in Port Alberni Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns and Mid Island-Pacific Rim MLA Scott Fraser have invited the community of Port Alberni to join them for dinner at the Friendship Centre on Friday, Jan. 19 at 5 p.m.. “Scott Fraser and I have been working hard with the ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to talking about poverty reduction with @scottfraserndp, Chief Cynthia Dick, Clayoquot-Alberni Heal… https://t.co/Z496bzpfE0

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @candacemariewu you will be missed in Courtenay-Alberni. Best wishes in your academic pursuits and come back soon! https://t.co/A4eg08AEQx

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by BCLocalNews 2017 Comox Valley Year In Review: September Courtenay-Alberni MP Gord Johns completed his Ride The Riding cycle tour Saturday in Courtenay, and described it as a cultural and informative experience. While the underlying agenda of the “historic” 13-day excursion was bringing his National Cycling ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to @ThomasMulcair for his enormous contribution to his community, province and our nation over 40 y… https://t.co/6Y9VHwzw48

Didn't vote on Vote #435 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Posted on Twitter The commitment and resolve of #Nuuchahnulth Nations to https://t.co/FsTdWyboHV

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Nuu-chah-nulth people are eager to reconcile but the Liberals keep fighting them in court. Nuu-chah-nulth fishers have waited since 2009 to exercise their ...

Voted No on Vote #434 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Voted Yes on Vote #433 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured and proud to rise today to table a petition on behalf of constituents in my riding, in their call for the ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, for thousands of years, salmon has been the foundation and main food source of the Nuu-chah-nulth first nations. Over the last eight years, their ...

Spoke in the House on Salaries Act Madam Speaker, first, we are spending more time on this bill than we are on the budget, which is really disappointing. There are so many important ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Shipping Act, 2001 Madam Speaker, it is a huge honour today to rise to speak to Bill C-352 on abandoned vessels. I would like to thank the member of ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is my honour and pleasure today to table a petition on behalf of petitioners from Vancouver Island in support of my Motion No. ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews MP tackling child poverty Last week in the House of Commons, Courtenay-Alberni NDP MP Gord Johns called on the federal government to make education more accessible by reducing barriers to the Canada Learning Bond (CLB). A few days later, the Liberal Party announced a plan to ...

Voted No on Vote #432 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews MP tackling child poverty Last week in the House of Commons, Courtenay-Alberni NDP MP Gord Johns called on the federal government to make education more accessible by reducing barriers to the Canada Learning Bond (CLB). A few days later, the Liberal Party announced a plan to ...

Mentioned by Comox Valley Record MP tackling child poverty Last week in the House of Commons, Courtenay-Alberni NDP MP Gord Johns called on the federal government to make education more accessible by reducing barriers to the Canada Learning Bond (CLB). A few days later, the Liberal Party announced a plan to ...

Voted No on Vote #431 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Mentioned by Comox Valley Record MP tackling child poverty Last week in the House of Commons, Courtenay-Alberni NDP MP Gord Johns called on the federal government to make education more accessible by reducing barriers to the Canada Learning Bond (CLB). A few days later, the Liberal Party announced a plan to ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to table a petition in the House today on behalf of residents from Hornby Island, Denman Island, and Courtenay. The petitioners ...

Spoke in the House on Child Poverty Mr. Speaker, education is the leading determinant of health and wellness and is also the key to breaking the cycle of poverty. Child poverty is something ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Briefing on Broadband Connectivity in Rural Canada In terms of priorities, a lot of those remote indigenous communities in coastal British Columbia have had limited access to resources. They're facing huge challenges. The ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas Thank you, Chair, and thank you to the witnesses for being here. The Canada National Parks Act sets a high bar for maintaining ecological integrity in ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-51 First, thank you to all the witnesses for your important testimony. We know Bill C-51 seeks to remove unconstitutional provisions from the Criminal Code. I'll start ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas I don't think it's just the tsunami. I live in a coastal community, and I was born and raised on Vancouver Island. I find running shoes ...

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 ...

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