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  • His favourite word is need.

Green MP for Nanaimo—Ladysmith (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 35% of the vote.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Digital Charter Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, I noticed that the hon. member highlighted the discussion around privacy rights. Privacy is a fundamental human right and this bill would fail to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #93 on Bill C-15 Respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

This week

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-10 Thank you, Chair. First of all, I thank Ms. Dabrusin and wish her a happy birthday. It's actually my sister Heather's birthday as well, so I ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, it is an honour to table petition e-3108, which has over 3,000 signatures and was initiated by constituents in Nanaimo—Ladysmith. The petitioners note that ...

Spoke in the House on United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act Mr. Speaker, the Green Party has been calling for the implementation of UNDRIP for a long time. It is unfortunate that we have time allocation on ...

Voted No on Vote #91 on Bill C-15 Respecting the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Voted Yes on Vote #92 on Bill C-14 Implement certain provisions of the economic statement tabled in Parliament on November 30, 2020 and ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Laurentian University in Sudbury Madam Speaker, I have been listening to this debate, and I think it is really important that we maintain the French language in universities, but also ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2020 Madam Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for his speech, for his concern and care for potential crises, and the need to plan ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present e-petition 3050, signed by constituents in Nanaimo—Ladysmith. The petitioners are concerned about climate change. They note the process of ...

Voted No on Vote #89 on Bill C-224 Amend Authorize the making of certain fiscal payments to provinces, and to authorize the entry ...

Voted Yes on Vote #90 on Bill C-228 Establish a federal framework to reduce recidivism

Spoke in the House on Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2020 Madam Speaker, I agree with the member that co-operative housing is an excellent model that we need to go back to and fund. One of the ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, we know that the opioid crisis is leading to the deaths of thousands of Canadians. We have a crisis right across the country. What ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-10 Thank you very much. I'd like to thank the honourable member for Edmonton Strathcona as well, for sharing her time with me to ask questions. My ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-18 Thank you, Madam Chair. I want to briefly put on the record that the Green Party MPs object to the larger parties in this House reducing ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-261 An Act to amend the Canada Shipping Act, 2001 (thermal coal)

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-7 and Bill C-6 Thank you, Madam Chair. This amendment is another amendment that was adapted from a request by Inclusion Canada and supported by the Nanaimo Association for Community ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-7 Thank you, Madam Chair. This amendment was adapted from a request made by Inclusion Canada, and it was supported and sent to me by Graham Morry, ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-252 An Act to provide for transparency in entering trade agreements and foreign investment protection agreements

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-7 Thank you very much, Madam Chair. The amendment is with regard to people who are seeking MAID when: (c) they experience enduring physical or psychological suffering ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-7 Thank you very much, and thank you to the witnesses. Thank you to my fellow members of Parliament for giving me the chance to ask a ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, this petition is put forward by constituents in my riding of Nanaimo—Ladysmith who are very concerned about climate change and government action on climate ...