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NDP MP for Hamilton Centre (Ontario)

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

A month ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Subject Matter of the Supplementary Estimates (B), 2019-20: Vote 1b under Department ... Thank you very much. I appreciate the preceding question. I think I'll pick up on that, because it certainly speaks to a recent article that talked ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Greening Government Strategy, Hiring Process in the Public Service, and Review of ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'd like to begin with a submission from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. It's a process question. In their ...

Spoke in the House on International Women's Day Mr. Speaker, today I rise in honour of International Women's Day to honour my mother, who instilled in me the values of justice and empathy which ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, we have certainly heard some very eloquent statistics and facts presented by my friend from Kings—Hants. I would like to share some facts from ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Briefing with the Office of the Auditor General I appreciate the six minutes allotted in a formal way. It's still very introductory for me. I'm just picking up on the two comments that I ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Supplementary Estimates (B), 2019-20: Vote 1b under Department of Public Works and ... Thank you very much. If I recall, I believe my mother actually worked on the connecting Canadians program for the Department of Industry way back in ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Committee Business, Election of Chair, and Election of Vice-Chairs Thank you very much. Just to reflect the changing dynamic of the minority government, I would amend the motion to read: That the Chair be authorized ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, Hamilton's light rail project is a rare opportunity that has the shared support of city council, big business and organized labour in the community. ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Committee Business, Election of Chair, and Election of Vice-Chairs Thank you, Mr. Chair. I have a motion regarding in camera proceedings. I move: That any motion to go in camera should be debatable and amendable, ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, we have heard the compelling arguments on the half-measures by the Liberal government. We know that incrementalism kills in this regard. We heard it ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Madam Speaker, the Liberals propped up the Conservatives' draconian Bill C-51, which essentially included economic disruption as a form of domestic terrorism. The Prime Minister ran ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, it is my pleasure to present a petition on Motion No. 1, a green new deal, on behalf of dozens of residents from parts ...

Spoke in the House on Royal Canadian Mounted Police Act Mr. Speaker, while I applaud Bill C-3 on its civil liberty enhancements, the Preclearance Act, Bill C-23 under the previous government, allows U.S. Customs and Border ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2020 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Following the line of my friend here, my questions will also be to our guests from the CNC. Mr. Céré, ...

Spoke in the House on Black History Month Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise on behalf of my caucus colleagues in the NDP in celebration of the black excellence and contribution to Canada ...

More than three months ago

Voted No on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...