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

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter #32 was a personal favourite of mine as a low income student at the time and I think it may have been the first thi… https://t.co/xffq4SceTb

Posted on Twitter this.... https://t.co/dG3EILys4D

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Me, on the side of all cows now for nearly 40 years, not just the brave ones... Cow escapes on way to slaughterhous… https://t.co/N1e0WNREFi

This week

Posted on Twitter After fiery speech at #Ottawa2018 by Marie Chris Cabreros, Philippine HR defender w. @HLaverdiereNDP and @RobertFox_ https://t.co/HFia7LyK25

Posted on Twitter Congrats to @MathieuVick elected President at #Ottawa2018, our first francophone president, with @HLaverdiereNDP https://t.co/zgX0Q4ES7M

Posted on Twitter #theJagmeetSingh makes his way off the stage after a triumphant speech of love, courage and justice at #Ottawa2018 https://t.co/W8pgPLRn0a

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, I do not know how someone could be ardent and silent at the same time. When my partner and I lived in Indonesia, it ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am not sure exactly when things cut out, but I will say again that it is not particularly pleasing to have to join ...

Voted Yes on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Voted Yes on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Voted No on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thank you to our witnesses for being here. I want to add to Mr. Bezan's opening remarks. Thanks for the hospitality that was shown to this ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, Canada has traditionally been a leader on the world stage on nuclear disarmament at the same time as being an active member of NATO. ...

Voted No on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted Yes on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I have to say that this project certainly looks a lot different to the residents of a riding like mine that sits on the ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thanks very much, Mr. Chair. I want to try to change the conversation a bit, because I am concerned that we're doing a study on Canada's ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, one of the cruel ironies of this helicopter deal is that Philippine President Duterte, who is unquestionably presiding over one of the world's worst ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thanks very much, Mr. Chair. I'm going to resist the temptation to ask these witnesses about the Conservatives wanting to skip any procurement process on jets ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca National defence staff still waiting for payroll corrections In the most recent chapter of ongoing problems with the federal payroll system called Phoenix, a B.C. member of Parliament is pressing the government to right wrongs for national defence staff. Randall Garrison, NDP MP for Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke ...

Mentioned by Times Colonist MP seeks remedies for 1000 in riding hit by Phoenix pay debacle VKA killer whales 173.jpg. Randall Garrison, NDP MP for Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke. Photograph By ADRIAN LAM, Times Colonist. NDP MP Randall Garrison figures at least 1,000 people in his Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke riding are dealing with pay issues due to ...

Spoke in the House on Strengthening Motor Vehicle Safety for Canadians Act Mr. Speaker, I listened with interest to the member for Winnipeg North's speech and there is something revealing in it. Of course, we all acknowledge that ...

Mentioned by Times Colonist MP seeks remedies for 1000 in riding hit by pay debacle VKA killer whales 173.jpg. Randall Garrison, NDP MP for Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke. Photograph By ADRIAN LAM, Times Colonist. NDP MP Randall Garrison figures at least 1,000 people in his Esquimalt-Saanich-Sooke riding are dealing with pay issues due to ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to take the conversation in a bit of a different direction here. I think we're running into a phenomenon here ...

Spoke in the House on Strengthening Motor Vehicle Safety for Canadians Act Madam Speaker, in substance, I agree with the remarks of the member for Carlton Trail—Eagle Creek, although I always find it a little odd when the ...

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, in November in committee the Minister of National Defence promised to look at Phoenix pay issues from three DND civilian employees in my riding ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-66 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Having spent the entire last Parliament on the public safety committee, it feels a bit like home. I have to ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca As Australia ousts MPs with dual citizenship, Canada's Parliament embraces many in its ranks NDP MP Randall Garrison, who came to Canada 44 years ago, assumed his U.S. citizenship was automatically rescinded because he did not meet several requirements for continued citizenship. He only learned that was not the case when taking part in a ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Creation of an Independent Commissioner Responsible for Leaders’ Debates It has been. The other thing that's important about that is that it's sometimes difficult in British Columbia to get a sense of what's happening in ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 1b under Communications Security Establishment, Votes 1b ... Thanks, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Minister, for being here today. Being from the west coast, I'm very glad to see additional funding for the search and ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Liberals show 'lack of respect' with invites to LGBTQ2 apology event, say NDP Justin Trudeau's government is showing a lack of respect to the very community it is trying to apologize to, said NDP MP Randall Garrison. Garrison said that while the federal government is poised to make an historic apology to members of the LGBTQ2 ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'd like to welcome back all three witnesses. If anyone has been following the proceedings, they'll know I've been concerned ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca LGBTQ apology will keep remedies separate from regret: PM special adviser NDP MP Randall Garrison, the LGBTQ critic for his party, said even though criminal laws, military rules and government policies regarding LGBTQ people changed decades ago, people are still dealing with consequences of their criminal records and ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-368 An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (Sooke River, Jordan River, Bilston Creek and Muir Creek)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-367 An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (Colquitz River, Tod Creek and Craigflower Creek)

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)