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NDP MP for Hamilton Centre (Ontario)

Won their last election, in 2019, with 46% of the vote.

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #79 Opposition Motion (Instructions to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics and to the Standing ...

Voted Yes on Vote #80 Opposition Motion (Instructions to the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics and to the Standing ...

Voted Yes on Vote #81 Concurrence in Supplementary Estimates (C), 2020-21

Voted Yes on Vote #82 on Bill C-26

Voted Yes on Vote #83 on Bill C-26

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Departmental Results Reports for the period ended March 31, 2020 and Subject ... I'm going to start off by setting my politics aside for a moment. I just want to have a human moment if that's possible, heading into ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic I called it a national standard, Mr. Chair. I called it a national standard because, having read the national emergency documents, I understood that there were ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, we heard, in the hon. minister's comments, that the government is willing to do absolutely everything it can to protect Canadians. Pat Armstrong, a ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Act Madam Speaker, as a critic, the member for Elmwood—Transcona provides such clarity and conscience to the recommendations and the work he does at committee. We heard ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Pension Plan Investment Board Act Madam Speaker, I would like to begin by just acknowledging the arguments put forward by my friend from the Bloc Québécois, who suggested that because he ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Briefing with the Auditor General concerning the reports tabled in the House ... There are certainly some really incredibly important societal questions being put in these audit reports today. I want to thank my colleague Mr. Webber for leading ...

Spoke in the House on Climate Emergency Action Act Madam Speaker, it is an honour to rise today in support of Bill C-232. It is not lost on me that in the crisis of this ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, there will perhaps be no more serious a vote than the one dealing with medical assistance in dying, and as New Democrats, we are ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Departmental Results Reports for the period ended March 31, 2020 and Supplementary ... I would concede to Ms. Vignola if she is looking to speak to that point, but I do have an exception. In light of the editorial, ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Briefing with the Clerk of the Privy Council and the Secretary of ... Thank you. I want to begin by noting how, when senior management and the deputies come before this committee, and before all committees, it feels a ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Parliamentary Budget Officer’s Report on the Cost of Canada’s Surface Combatants It's just the scope and the scale in which these cost overruns are in leaps and bounds going beyond what seems to be reasonable and what ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government business finance programs and government contracts, broken down by funding program, contracts and fiscal year, since 2011: (a) what is the total ...

Spoke in the House on Environmental Restoration Incentive Act Thoughts and prayers for oil and gas.

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, Liberals say they want to help seniors, but it took two whole months in the middle of a global pandemic, and convincing by the ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 4, Oversight of Government of Canada Advertisings, of the 2019 Spring ... Thank you. It's hard to believe it was 25 years ago that Allan Cutler first raised alarms about ad scams and bid rigging, and here we ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic and Nuctech Security Equipment Contract I would strongly agree. I'll share with you, just for your own note and for the note of the people who are on this committee and ...