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  • His favourite word is privacy.

NDP MP for Hamilton Centre (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #655 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Voted Yes on Vote #656 on Bill C-35 Respecting early learning and child care in Canada

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #648 Opposition Motion (ArriveCAN)

Voted Yes on Vote #649 on Bill C-354 Amend the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act (Quebec’s cultural distinctiveness and French-speaking communities)

Voted Yes on Vote #650 on Bill C-321 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against persons who provide health services and first responders)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, personal support workers are the backbone of our senior care system. They relieve young families worried about how they will take care of both ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Government Orders No. 35—Extension of Sitting Hours and Conduct of Extended Proceedings Mr. Speaker, I have an observation: When folks are tuned into ParlVU, it is very clear who is voting here and who shows up as a ...

A week ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on ArriveCAN Application Thank you very much. I had hoped that perhaps there could have been some consultations and agreements found around the room. Since we're back to this ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Madam Speaker, the government has given 32 different contracts totalling $60 million to the same consultants, GC Strategies, for the useless ArriveCAN app. Liberals simply cannot ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Early Learning and Child Care Act Mr. Speaker, I have heard the arguments from our Conservative counterparts, always talking about the state of women-owned businesses. What they seem to fail to recognize ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, it is clear New Democrats always support the notion that all workers should be safe. The member from the Conservative caucus has gone on ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Federal Government's Use of Technological Tools Capable of Extracting Personal Data from ... When you're trying to track procurement—I was also on a file that dealt with government procurement, and I also found it very challenging—can you speak to ...

Spoke at the Declaration of Emergency committee on Committee Business I have to say that I've certainly benefited from taking the time to listen to everybody's arguments. As you know, throughout this process I've been fairly ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Federal Government's Use of Technological Tools Capable of Extracting Personal Data from ... Thank you. Again, I appreciate the good work of my friend from the Bloc, René Villemure, for setting the course of our next study. I'm just ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Federal Government's Use of Technological Tools Capable of Extracting Personal Data from ... I'm going to put on the table right now and say that I'm struggling to find where the conclusion of this will be in terms of ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Meetings and Information Thank you. I appreciate being able to go back to the point about the human context of surveillance. We certainly delved into that when we talked ...

Spoke in the House on Klyde Broox Mr. Speaker, as we celebrate Black History Month, let us honour the legacy of our recently departed brother, Klyde Broox, who ascended to our ancestors on ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Meetings Thank you very much. I would like to welcome you both back. As you know, I have a line of questioning that is often very rapid, ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, when it comes to the over-25,000 Palestinians killed by Netanyahu's brutal bombardment, the Liberals have done nothing to uphold international law and to protect ...

Spoke in the House on Fall Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2023 Madam Speaker, it is always a pleasure to hear from the hon. member for Elmwood—Transcona, who does a masterful job of highlighting the hypocrisies and contradictions ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Use of Social Media Platforms for Data Harvesting and Unethical or Illicit ... Okay. Mr. Chair, I would say this. I think it's important to be on the record before any Conservative fundraising campaigns go up talking about a ...

More than three months ago

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