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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.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Designation of Alternate Member for Private Members' Business Mr. Speaker, I ask for the unanimous consent of the House for the following motion. I move: That, notwithstanding any Standing Order or usual practice of ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, yesterday the environment minister responded to the $1.2 billion in cuts to programs fighting climate change by saying “the numbers are in there”. Well, ...

Spoke in the House on Standing Orders of the House of Commons Mr. Speaker, the Liberal House leader keeps referring to her government's unilateral power grab as a discussion paper. Well, let us listen to some of that ...

Spoke in the House on National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to rise to address Bill C-22 at third reading stage. Unfortunately, this is the final day of debate on an ...

Posted on Twitter On air with @Adam_Stirling at 11am to discuss the week in the HoC @cfax1070

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Rules of the House Since when does a cabinet minister or House leader give orders to a committee anyway, Mr. Speaker? The government House leader is ignoring the long-held tradition ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. It is a well-known rule that committees are meant to be masters of their own domain, and ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, in relation to the point of privilege, I want to add my two cents to the question of privilege raised by my hon. colleague ...

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted Yes on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Posted on Twitter @Kathranan ... Government must do more to make childcare affordable for BC families now. Thanks for your question!

Posted on Twitter @Kathranan ... some new funding for childcare in yesterday's federal budget, but just 15% actually comes during this mandate... /

Posted on Twitter @Kathranan Absolutely. Affordable childcare was a centrepiece of our platform and a priority for me in Parliament. I'm pleased to see... /

This week

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, it has come to my attention that the hon. member for Don Valley East has been taking pictures in the House of the opposition ...

Posted on Twitter My initial take on how #Budget2017 affects Victoria. Would like to hear from you #yyj https://t.co/A8hU7lQZOK

Posted on Twitter Agreed. Victoria needs housing $$$ now. https://t.co/4CXbMkR7i0

Two months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Victoria mayor, local celebrities lip sync in 'Biketown' music video A parody music video promoting Victoria's cycling community and starring a number of local celebrities is racking up hits online. The video, "Biketown," stars Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps as well as Saanich South MLA Lana Popham, Victoria MP Murray Rankin ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Goldstream News Gazette (registration) MP Report: Bill would end genetic discrimination We in the NDP now have a new House Leader, Murray Rankin of Victoria, after Peter Julian stepped down from his post to consider a run in the leadership race that will take place in October 2017. Due to this vacancy, I have been asked to take over ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

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)