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  • His favourite word is burnaby.

NDP MP for Burnaby South (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 35% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #113 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that: ( a) before making decisions on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #112 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the words “funding proposals,” and substituting the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #111 on Bill C-234 Amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers)

Voted Yes on Vote #110 on Bill C-247 Amend the Criminal Code (passive detection device)

Posted on Twitter @diasmega8 Great!

Posted on Twitter @diasmega8 Thks. This is only bill on the table right now. It will come to a vote. Support helpful as would mentioning gender equity at ERRE

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, Texas-based oil giant Kinder Morgan wants to build a pipeline from Edmonton to Burnaby in order to export raw, undiluted bitumen to foreign countries. ...

Spoke in the House on National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act Mr. Speaker, as always, I enjoy my hon. colleague's very wise words when it comes to redoing legislation and his open sense of really trying to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Protecting Burnaby Lakes and Rivers Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-302, An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (Burnaby Lake, Deer Lake and Brunette River). Mr. Speaker, I rise ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present a petition on behalf of my constituents and people right across British Columbia who oppose Kinder Morgan's plan to ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-302 An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (Burnaby Lake, Deer Lake and Brunette River)

Posted on Twitter @diasmega8 That's cool. Hoping I can get this bill passed this year. Any help appreciated! https://t.co/6weBNEtzCy

This week

Mentioned by Burnaby Now Burnaby MP says Premier will approve pipeline Burnaby South MP Kennedy Stewart says he thinks the Kinder Morgan pipeline will be approved and Premier Christy Clark will support it once the provincial election has passed. “I think there is a deal between (Prime Minister Justin) Trudeau and Christy ...

Posted on Twitter Great discussion at #ProgressBC about affordable housing. So many friends & smart folks here. #bcpoli #cdnpoli https://t.co/6s27v8YaBm

Posted on Twitter Thanks for sharing, but so sorry to hear this. https://t.co/187GSRSJWK

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, there is a housing crisis in metro Vancouver, as well as in British Columbia. I have here today an electronic petition signed by 11,461 ...

Posted on Twitter NRC's five-year brain drain dealt 'a serious whack' to research https://t.co/psUra95BF3

Spoke in the House on Statistics Canada Mr. Speaker, Wayne Smith, Canada's chief statistician, resigned Friday and blasted the Liberal government for failing to protect the independence of Stats Canada. The Liberals promised ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the Ministerial Panel examining the proposed Trans Mountain Expansion (TMX) Project: (a) what process was used to select panel members; (b) what salary ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Burnaby Now Burnaby MP's parents lost everything in housing market MP Kennedy Stewart in front of his first Burnaby home on Wilson Avenue. The building is now slated for demolition. Stewart's parents lost their family home in the 1970s, which is why he's vowed to stay out of the white hot real estate market ...

Mentioned by Post Pot, pipelines, pelts dominate new e-petition system - Regina Leader JUNE 27 2013.Burnaby community members have a meeting with their NDP MP Kennedy Stewart about Kinder Morgan pipeline proposal. BROKE is Burnaby Residents Opposing Kinder Morgan Expansion. Photo taken in Burnaby, B.C., on June 27, 2013.

Mentioned by The Province Pot, pipelines, pelts dominate new e-petition system E-petitions, the initiative of B.C. MP Kennedy Stewart, have generated more than 300,000 signatures across the country, according to data collected by Kennedy and made public Monday. The Burnaby MP's analysis of data indicates that as of last week B.C. ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Burnaby Now Burnaby MP renews call for affordable housing strategy Kennedy Stewart presented a petition signed by hundreds of British Columbians in the House of Commons last week. The signatories are asking the federal government to act on the province's housing crisis by implementing an affordable housing strategy.

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act Madam Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for an excellent speech and, of course, his deep knowledge in this area of tax and revenue. ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by The Peak Former SFU prof introduces gender equity bill to Parliament NDP Burnaby South MP and former SFU political scientist Kennedy Stewart condemns these numbers: he noted that this percentage ranks Canada at 61st out of 191 countries, behind nations like Iraq, Afghanistan, and El Salvador. Even more upsetting, the ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-276 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (warrant to obtain blood sample)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-237 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (gender equity)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-217 An Act respecting the position and office of the Parliamentary Science Officer and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Feature Film Industry Thanks very much. It's good to see another west coaster here. I was wondering about the British Columbia film industry just from your perspective. Why is ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Dance in Canada Thanks to all the witnesses for coming today. It's a great first day to this study. We've had three studies we're doing. We've just finished one ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Feature Film Industry, Bill C-597, An Act to ... I have to agree with my colleague. That's what it sounds like is happening here, having gone through the process myself. Last year, an extension of ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Feature Film Industry Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the witnesses for coming today. It's been very interesting, and I think you represent a good cross-section of the ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Feature Film Industry Okay. I'm getting near the end of my time, so I'd like to move to the digital arts component. You were talking about special effects and ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Feature Film Industry Thank you. I'm from Burnaby, British Columbia. We've got over 120 businesses that are related to the film industry, including multiple studios. We are really proud ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-15: Vote 1b under CANADA COUNCIL FOR THE ARTS, ... Thank you, Minister. On science, you're spending $80 million on the Science and Technology Museum for what you've admitted is just a renovation, really, but across ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on M-428, Electronic Petitions Mr. Chair, it's a great privilege to be here today. Thanks very much for taking the time to listen to me. On January 29, 2014, members ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-631 An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (Burnaby Lake, Deer Lake and Brunette River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-615 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (cruelty to animals—electric shock collars)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-558 An Act to establish the position of Parliamentary Science Officer