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NDP MP for Burnaby South (B.C.)

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

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

Posted on Twitter Had a great time. Fantastic room full of people. https://t.co/4X3y8VkEor

Posted on Twitter Cheers! Had a great time. A really intelligent room. https://t.co/zuJYCe3q8Z

This week

Posted on Twitter Congratulations @vanCitystudios! So great working with you. https://t.co/AaJ8y0ON8G

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Speaking up for a clean and ethical energy future #bcpoli #ndp #cdnpoli https://t.co/y56XdUtcCY

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted Yes on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

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Posted on Twitter Kinder Morgan pipeline explosion. Coming to a BC neighbourhood near you Thanks Justin and Christy. https://t.co/x4u9UDmxPa #bcpoli #stopkm

Mentioned by rabble.ca (blog) What are the chances feminist Trudeau will provide Canadians with a national gender equality plan? On October 19, 2016 Trudeau whipped his party to vote against NDP MP Kennedy Stewart's private member's Bill C-237, the Candidate Gender Equity Act, which would have enhanced existing financial incentives ensuring greater gender parity during federal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Spoke in the House on Energy Projects Mr. Speaker, climate change is one the greatest threats affecting humanity today. We need to reduce our dependency on fossil fuel dependency and increase public and ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition signed by dozens of people right across Canada. The petitioners recognize that only 26% of the seats in ...

Spoke in the House on Job Losses in the Energy Sector Mr. Chair, I know we are having a Kinder Morgan love-in here, but let me express a position from a different province. British Columbia feels absolutely ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present a petition gathered by George Sojka and many residents of Burnaby. The petition concerns the death of Helen Sonja ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Petition seeks to prohibit Donald Trump from entering Canada until he withdraws travel ban Petition e-813, initiated by Joy Gerwien of Okotoks, Alta. and sponsored by NDP MP Kennedy Stewart, says Canada's hate speech laws and multicultural character are incompatible with Trump's order, which “unfairly specified Muslims to be banned from ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Return With regard to the government’s recent approval and future efforts to facilitate the construction of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline: (a) what is the complete and ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Regardless of electoral reform, it might be time to change Parliament "We all feel like something's not right," says Kennedy Stewart, an NDP MP. "I mean, I'd rather stick a fork in my eye than go to question period most of the time. It's just so brutal and everybody ... knows it's brutal, but yet there's no space for us ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Burnaby Now The NOW's Top 5 most-read stories of 2016 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. This ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition today calling upon the government to reject the Kinder Morgan pipeline for all kinds of reasons. These petitions ...

Spoke in the House on Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for her very good work in the chamber and in her riding. I would ask members to cast their minds ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, so we get rhetoric and Stephen Harper's targets. It is not very impressive. The Prime Minister is expected to announce a national climate change ...

Mentioned by Straight.com (blog) Reading the minds of NDP MPs in the wake of a pipeline announcement Peter Julian, Don Davies, Jenny Kwan, Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, Joan Phillip, Kennedy Stewart, and Murray Rankin. JennyKwanBC ... Take this image above, which showed up on Vancouver East NDP MP Jenny Kwan's Twitter feed. (Click to enlarge.).

Mentioned by CKNW News Talk 980 Several BC NDP members calling for reversal of Kinder Morgan decision Kwan says members of the NDP have written a joint letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calling for him to reverse his decision. MP for Burnaby South, Kennedy Stewart, says residents living in areas where the pipeline will run through are living in ...

More than three months ago

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

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