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  • His favourite word is chair.

NDP MP for Hamilton Centre (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2021, with 49% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Labour Mr. Speaker, while Telus has celebrated its highest ever second-quarter profits, shareholders are getting richer at the expense of Canadian workers by outsourcing 11,000 of its ...

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-29 Provide for the establishment of a national council for reconciliation

Voted Yes on Vote #225 on Bill C-29 Provide for the establishment of a national council for reconciliation

Voted Yes on Vote #226 on Bill C-29 Provide for the establishment of a national council for reconciliation

Voted Yes on Vote #227 on Bill C-29 Provide for the establishment of a national council for reconciliation

This week

Spoke in the House on Public Complaints and Review Commission Act Mr. Speaker, while we have heard in previous interventions lots of people sharing their displeasure and some of the challenges they face at committee, I am ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, there is a fundamental principle that justice delayed is justice denied. We have heard all the various ways in which our legal system is ...

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #221 on Bill C-291 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other Acts (child sexual abuse ...

Spoke in the House on Fall Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2022 Madam Speaker, there are a couple things in the fall economic statement that merit support, but what stands out for New Democrats is not necessarily what ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, provincial health care systems across the country are collapsing. Pediatric emergency rooms are being overwhelmed and wait times are more than 12 hours. In ...

Spoke in the House on Pandemic Prevention and Preparedness Act Mr. Speaker, on a point of order, it is double.

Spoke in the House on Government Business No. 22 Mr. Speaker, I find it ironic that I heard the hon. member talk about our time on social media. I want to welcome him to TikTok. ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Oil and Gas Industry Mr. Speaker, there have been consultations and if you seek it, I believe you will find consent for the following motion: That, this House (a) reject ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Access to Information and Privacy System Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Welcome to committee in your first official capacity. Through you to the witness, the witness raised some very important questions. ...

Spoke at the Declaration of Emergency committee on Committee Business Thank you. I would concur in the spirit that I believe we need a mechanism in place that would receive the substantive information documents, evidentiary proceedings ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Use of Public Funds in Relation to the Roxahm Road Crossing I'm going to go ahead, Mr. Chair, and pick up on this line of questioning. I'm very interested in a September 27, 2022, Radio Canada article. ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Access to Information and Privacy System I'll take those three minutes. Thank you very much. I'll pick up on the notion that this government ran on being open by default. In fact, ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you. I want to note the use of the word “efficient” while we're simultaneously experiencing a mini filibuster, with the government side debating themselves on ...

Spoke at the Declaration of Emergency committee on Committee Business Thank you very much. I would like to take the opportunity to go on the record and say that I certainly share some of the frustrations ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Device Investigation Tools Used by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) I know there's been local reporting, and we've heard it today, in testimony from the government side referencing a former prime minister, Stephen Harper, being involved. ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Device Investigation Tools Used by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) I'm going to follow a different line now. We've gone from the policy directives and hopefully the recommendations for legislation to what I believe to be ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-222 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (travel expenses deduction for tradespersons)