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  • His favourite word is c-51.

NDP MP for Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 35% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @sarahwedde @caniwikiwi the food was great! Equal to the company.... Sorry to be heading nack to the wintry north today.

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Ready to ring in 2017 in new venue, #AC36. Hopefully the dateline will wipe out hang over. Happy New Year to all! https://t.co/b61NpGZgXY

Posted on Twitter Right to criticize the UN when it fails. Wrong to forget its successes. #UNfuture https://t.co/abE4FBlPyQ

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @SusanCMH I voted against C-14 because it's not compliant with SCC ruiling so back to court this will go

Posted on Twitter Amen. RIP George Michael... and thank you. https://t.co/9rNZKEMvnN

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Butterflies in Spirit performing moving tribute to #StolenSisters at Intl day to end violence against #sexworkers #MMIW

Voted Yes on Vote #183 on Bill C-301 Amend the Income Tax Act and to make a related amendment to another Act (registered ...

Voted Yes on Vote #182 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #181 on Bill C-306 Establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #180 on Bill C-235 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fetal alcohol disorder)

Voted No on Vote #179 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Spoke in the House on Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Mr. Speaker, I am hoping that members will grant me a bit of indulgence at the beginning of my speech as we approach the end of ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to Operation IMPACT, for each three month time period beginning in October 2014, and ending in October 2016, for both Canadian special forces troops ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, yesterday the Minister of Natural Resources still suggested that the Liberal government is prepared to use police and defence forces to counter protests against ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Vote 1b under Communications Security ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I have to say at the outset that we're discussing supplementary estimates for 2016-17. That's the current fiscal year. The ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will not be supporting this motion today. It is part of a regrettable tendency I see of both the Liberals and the Conservatives ...

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, while B.C. Liberal MPs sit silent, B.C. New Democrats stand united to fight the Kinder Morgan pipeline. Southern resident killer whales were designated as ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Christyn, for being here. It's good to see you again. I was particularly glad to see your emphasis ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Pension Plan Madam Speaker, I listened very carefully to the member for Davenport, whom I think made very persuasive arguments for this bill. She also said something very ...

Spoke at the Subcommittee on International Human Rights committee on Briefing on the Situation in Tibet Thank you very much. I thank Cheryl Hardcastle for giving me the time that she would normally have today. It's a great pleasure to have Dr. ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to both of our witnesses for being here today. I want to talk about an issue that I've ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, it is a great pleasure to rise in support of Bill C-305, introduced by the member for Nepean. The bill is both timely and ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, it is clear that the Liberals' promise of an open competition to replace the CF-18s was not worth the paper it was written on. ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America I thank the witnesses for their patience with us today. The members of the committee will know that I've been talking about some of my concerns ...

Mentioned by Daily Xtra Federal NDP denounces Etobicoke park crackdown Randall Garrison, a Vancouver Island MP and NDP LGBT issues critic,  IMAGE 1 OF 1 Randall Garrison, a Vancouver Island MP and NDP LGBT issues critic, says Project Marie reminds him of the 1981 bathhouse raids. Courtesy NDP.

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing by the Chief of the Defence Staff on Current Operations Okay. Thank you. I have with me today over 140 letters from DND employees in my riding, and I know other members have received them. I'm ...

Mentioned by Victoria News Local MP calling for LGBTQ service records to be revised The MP for Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke is calling on the federal defence minister to revise the service records for people who were dishonourably discharged from the Canadian Forces for being gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. Randall Garrison recently ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Next Agricultural Policy Framework Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. In the last Parliament, I spent six months on the agriculture committee, but most of that time we were talking ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-16 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Just briefly I think this bill is unusual in that it was twice blocked by the Senate. So this is ...

Mentioned by rabble.ca (blog) Liberals' support for NDPer's transgender bill could augur well for the future The Trudeau Liberals celebrated the first anniversary of their election by voting for an NDP MP's bill that would guarantee rights to transgender people. It was British Columbia NDPer Randall Garrison who proposed the measure, Bill 16, which, if ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Liberal Transgender Rights Bill Wins Support Of Some Tory Leadership Hopefuls Randall Garrison speaks in the House of Commons on May 7, 2012. (Photo: Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press). NDP MP Randall Garrison received some special applause in the House. His private member's bill on transgender rights was gutted by the ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Liberal Transgender Rights Bill Wins Support Of Some Tory Leadership Hopefuls Randall Garrison speaks in the House of Commons on May 7, 2012. (Photo: Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press). NDP MP Randall Garrison received some special applause in the House. His private member's bill on transgender rights was gutted by the ...

Mentioned by Sooke News Mirror Childcare, transportation, anti terror bill issues top Sooke MP's agenda Between introducing a bill to disassemble the controversial anti-terror Bill C-51 and carrying Sooke's voices to Ottawa, NDP MP Randall Garrison has kept busy since last fall's federal election. The MP, who serves the Sooke-Esquimalt-Saanich ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-303 An Act respecting the repeal of the Acts enacted by the Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 and amending or repealing certain provisions enacted by that Act

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-204 An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code (gender identity and gender expression)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-698 An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (Tod Creek)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-668 An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (Colquitz River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-667 An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (Sooke River)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-609 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (critical infrastructure)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-557 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Vancouver Island)