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  • His favourite word is supreme.

NDP MP for Victoria (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 42% of the vote.

This week

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, on the same point of order related to the request made by the government just a moment ago, I would like to go on ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke for a balanced, thoughtful, and well-researched presentation. I was particularly taken with his description of ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present yet another petition, this time from the residents of Burnaby in Vancouver, calling on the government to oppose ...

Voted No on Vote #167 on Bill C-35

Voted No on Vote #166 on Bill C-35

Voted No on Vote #165 on Bill C-35

Voted No on Vote #164 That the Supplementary Estimates (B) for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017, except any Vote disposed of ...

Voted No on Vote #163 That Vote 1b, in the amount of $10,825,154, under Privy Council Office — Program expenditures, in the Supplementary ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I rise on the same point of order. I will be very brief. For the record, the third party speaks in favour of what ...

Spoke in the House on Oil Pipelines Mr. Speaker, about a year ago, the Prime Minister was still a candidate, and he came to my community and made promises. British Columbians took him ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-22 Thanks, Chair. I guess this is pretty straightforward. In our view and the view of most witnesses who dealt with this issue, the committee lacks a ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Pension Plan Madam Speaker, it is the ninth time that the government brings in guillotine motions like time allocation. It is the third time in a week and ...

Mentioned by Times Colonist Local historian honoured by Governor General in Ottawa David Johnston, Victoria MP Murray Rankin, Pierre Berton Award winner Merna Forster and Times Colonist editor-in-chief Dave Obee, a member of the board of CanadaÕs National History Society, which sponsors the award. Photograph By Sgt Johanie ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, in Victoria, people are dying from drug overdoses in record numbers. Last week, we lost five people in 72 hours. Since January, we have ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, when asked yesterday why the government is still spending half a million dollars fighting Cindy Blackstock and first nations children in court, the government ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Government determined to pass bills on budget implementation, CPP, debate trade deals in next five weeks NDP House Leader Murray Rankin, left, Liberal MP Kevin Lamoureux, parliamentary secretary to the Government House leader, and Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen say although the tone has improved in the House, the next five straight weeks ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Government determined to pass bills on budget implementation, CPP, debate trade deals in next five weeks NDP House Leader Murray Rankin, left, Liberal MP Kevin Lamoureux, parliamentary secretary to the Government House leader, and Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen say although the tone has improved in the House, the next five straight weeks ...

A month ago

Mentioned by The Province Oversight of security agencies balances safety with rights NDP MP Murray Rankin got a lot wrong about Bill C-22, which will create a long-overdue committee of Parliamentarians to scrutinize Canada's security agencies. Allow me to set the record straight. The government will have a minority of members on the ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Buble's son faces cancer NDP MP Murray Rankin says the proposed model would allow the government to arbitrarily deny crucial information to the committee. A Federal Court judge says CSIS violated the law by keeping ... Carson was found guilty in September on three counts under ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada CSIS Law-Breaking Underscores Need For Stronger Parliamentary Oversight: NDP NDP MP Murray Rankin says the proposed model would allow the government to arbitrarily deny crucial information to the committee. A Federal Court judge says CSIS violated the law by keeping potentially revealing electronic data about people who posed ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-22 It's been 35 years ago already since the McDonald commission recommended that there be an election of a chair, that the chair be a member of ...

Posted on Twitter Security expert @cforcese recommends deleting whole sections of #C22 to remove the "triple lock" on oversight committee’s access to info.

Posted on Twitter Security law expert Kent Roach calls plan for government-picked chair of oversight committee "troubling," prefers elected chair. #C22 #SECU

Posted on Twitter Security oversight committee of parliamentarians must have full access to information, says @cforcese, echoing #NDP amendment. #C22 #SECU

Posted on Twitter Security expert @cforcese calls for changes to #C22, warns it may not provide robust scrutiny of security agencies unless strengthened.

Posted on Twitter Intel expert Wesley Wark "puzzled" by government’s "excessive caution" and failure to learn lessons of 2013 UK oversight reforms #C22 #SECU

Posted on Twitter Former SIRC chair Ron Atkey warns Parliament against 'fix it later' approach to security oversight bill. #C22 #SECU

Spoke at the Justice committee on New Process for the Nomination of Supreme Court Justices Minister, I would like to welcome you as well and thank you for coming to the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights. I would particularly ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-247 That's very kind of you. I'll miss this committee a great deal, seriously, and I appreciate all that you've done as chair. I want to build ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-247 Yes. I'm looking forward to it. I think we're going to actually see this, which I think will be helpful, and we're going to talk to ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-242 I, too, would like to thank you, Mr. Spratt, for a very lucid presentation. It's very helpful to the committee at this stage of our deliberations, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System Thank you. I'd like to thank everyone for coming. This is a very provocative panel. I want to build on a question that Mr. Hussen asked. ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Main Estimates 2016-17: Vote 1 under Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, ... Thank you to Minister Wilson-Raybould. Thanks for coming back with your officials. I want to ask about two or three things in the time available. First, ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-621 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (economic substance)