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NDP MP for Victoria (B.C.)

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

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Please join our town hall on the Trans-Pacific Partnership #TPP @RandallGarrison https://t.co/eX5lBlMpRb

A month ago

Mentioned by Post Justin Trudeau preaches pot patience: 'We need to do this right' on legalization - Regina Leader Earlier this week, NDP justice critic Murray Rankin said the existing “patchwork” system is unfair because in cities like St. John's, Nfld., and Vancouver, pot possession charges are either minimal or non-existent, as police focus on dealers and other ...

Posted on Twitter Senate accepts House version of #C14 by a vote of 44 to 28. #cdnpoli

Spoke in the House on An Act to Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying) Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to rise to address the government's motion on a response to the Senate regarding the amendments it has made to ...

Spoke in the House on Physician-Assisted Dying Mr. Speaker, the fact is that the Liberal government is being stubborn and intransigent, rejecting the evidence and advice of Canada's top experts in both medicine ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Posted on Twitter Sad to see my amendment to preserve the words of the Supreme Court in #C14 rejected by the government. Thanks to all those who supported it.

Two months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Tory MP suggests it's easier to buy pot than coffee in Vancouver His comments came during an NDP motion that would see selling marijuana remain illegal in Canada, but simple possession for personal use not be enforced. Victoria MP Murray Rankin, the party's justice critic, said in an email that many voters feel ...

Spoke in the House on Physician-Assisted Dying Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Justice insisted Bill C-14 complied with the Carter decision, but courts in Alberta and Ontario disagree. She argued the bill was ...

Voted No on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

Mentioned by Westman Journal NDP motion calls on feds to decriminalize marijuana for personal use But New Democrat MP Murray Rankin says that could take two years to come into effect, leaving many Canadians at risk of criminal records for something the government doesn't believe should be a crime. Rankin has introduced a motion in the House of ...

Mentioned by The New Hamburg Independent NDP motion calls on feds to decriminalize... But New Democrat MP Murray Rankin says that could take two years to come into effect, leaving many Canadians at risk of criminal records for something the government doesn't believe should be a crime. Rankin has introduced a motion in the House of ...

Mentioned by theifp.ca NDP urges Liberals to decriminalize pot But New Democrat MP Murray Rankin says that could take two years to come into effect, leaving many Canadians at risk of criminal records for something the government doesn't believe should be a crime. Rankin has introduced a motion in the House of ...

Mentioned by InsideHalton.com NDP urges Liberals to decriminalize pot But New Democrat MP Murray Rankin says that could take two years to come into effect, leaving many Canadians at risk of criminal records for something the government doesn't believe should be a crime. Rankin has introduced a motion in the House of ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply moved: That the House: (a) recognize the contradiction of continuing to give Canadian criminal records for simple possession of marijuana after the government has stated that ...

Posted on Twitter Great to see @UVicResearch and @Ocean_Networks sharing Victoria's world-class oceans research with Ottawa on #WorldOceansDay! #yyj

Posted on Twitter A constituent in Ottawa! Today I met @kate_dalgleish from Green Mountain Consulting to discuss marijuana law reform. https://t.co/Sn8dIBgJNa

Spoke in the House on Physician-Assisted Dying Mr. Speaker, the Liberals' stubborn refusal to listen to experts and work with the opposition will mean suffering Canadians spending years in court defending rights that ...

Posted on Twitter Prof. Hogg "sure the government has doubts about what they've done." Still time for Parliament to fix #C14 and could easily be done.

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today on this important occasion and to address this important motion. The very agreeable tone of the debate today ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I am honoured today to speak to Bill C-14 at third reading. Four months ago, I walked into the first meeting of a special ...

Spoke in the House on Physician-Assisted Dying Mr. Speaker, the problem with the minister's response is that the Alberta Court of Appeal, the Canadian Bar Association, Barreau du Québec, constitutional experts, and now ...

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, ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code ... I would like to begin by thanking you, Chair, for an excellent job as chair of this committee. I see nodding around the room. I think ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code ... I was also going to note that Mr. Cooper and I think a Liberal amendment go to the same place. Our advice from legislative counsel was ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code ... I appreciate what Mr. Hussen said about the health accords, and the fact that we're going to be dealing with that later. I think that's a ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code ... Right, so my fallback would be to do that. The reason that I believe this is really important—and I note that the Senate-House committee agreed—is that ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code ... Thank you, Mr. Arvay. You've obviously been very categorical here this morning with us when you've said essentially—if I'm not putting words in your mouth—that if ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-14, An Act to amend the Criminal Code ... Professor Downie, I want to salute you, first of all, not only for being a professor of medicine and law, which is something, but also for ...

More than three months ago

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