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NDP MP for Hamilton Centre (Ontario)

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

A month ago

Voted No on Vote #182 on Bill C-269 Amend the Fisheries Act (prohibition — deposit of raw sewage)

Voted Yes on Vote #183 Fifth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Voted Yes on Vote #184 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted Yes on Vote #185 on Bill C-30 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other ...

Spoke in the House on Attack in London, Ontario Mr. Speaker, at the request of rabbis in Hamilton and leaders of the Jewish community, I rise today and share an excerpt from their statement of ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, while 53% of Canadians are $200 away from being unable to pay their bills, Canada's 44 billionaires have accrued close to $80 billion in ...

Spoke in the House on Parliament of Canada Act Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of Bill S-205 as a proud Hamiltonian and member of Parliament representing Hamilton Centre, which for generations has been ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act Mr. Speaker, we heard this evening the Conservatives outline all the ways in which the NDP purportedly colluded with Liberals on this bill. We heard the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Current Situation in Federal Prisons in Relation to Correctional Service Canada’s Response ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I appreciate the opportunity to sub in today on this very important topic, particularly as it relates to recent reports ...

Spoke in the House on Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act Madam Speaker, I have had many occasions to rise with privilege to share a bit about my own family history. I have spoken a lot about ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1 Madam Speaker, I would like to begin my remarks on Bill C-30, the budget implementation act, with a solemn reflection of my time in the House. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to present two petitions. The first petition was sent to me by Lynn Cockburn and the Canadians for ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (A) 2021-22: Vote 1a under Department of ... Thank you very much. I want to begin by replying to Mr. MacKinnon's comments that perhaps some of the questions we were asking were not in ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the witnesses who are here before us. I'm the member representing Hamilton Centre, but I certainly know the ...

Spoke in the House on Extension of Sitting Hours in June Madam Speaker, I want to thank the hon. member for Cowichan—Malahat—Langford. When I first came he was very supportive in assisting me with the procedures of ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Businesses owned by under-represented groups Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and thank you to all the witnesses. I'm going to start by doing something I don't normally do. That's just ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Report 7, Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy, of the 2021 Reports of the ... Thank you, Madam Chair. I think all of the witnesses present here today understand the urgency with which I'm calling for greater transparency and accountability for ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Government’s Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you. As always, it's a pleasure to have the Auditor General before this committee. I often talk about how there's a bit of a blur ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Nuctech Security Equipment Contract, Subject Matter of Main Estimates 2021-22: Vote 1 ... Thank you. I appreciate the opportunity to take a trip down memory lane. Back when I was a city councillor here in Hamilton, we led an ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Briefing with the Auditor General Concerning the Reports Tabled in the House ... Thank you. I'm certainly happy, and I know the residents of Hamilton Centre are happy, that we're having this discussion about the national emergency strategic stockpile. ...