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

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter American bans Syrian behind nominated film from attending Oscars https://t.co/aE87ulPtvx

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Mr. Speaker, the point the members on the other side seem to be missing is that pre-clearance works just fine without these new powers for the ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, Canada must be a force for stability in this increasingly dangerous world by acting as a counterweight to the erratic and disruptive foreign policy ...

Posted on Twitter Govt ended day by announcing time allocation on #C23 perhaps bothered by #NDP pointingto dangerous new powers granted to US agents in Canada

This week

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Madam Speaker, I thank the hon. member for his comments on this, but I simply do not understand his position, and he incorrectly portrays the NDP ...

Voted Yes on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

Mentioned by Sooke News Mirror LETTER: 'Climate change' scam unravelled The Feb. 15 News Mirror gives 34 inches for Saint Suzuki to spout again, the same day MP Randall Garrison sends out a mass mailer calling for “real action on climate change.” The very next day the Financial Post's Lawrence Soloman noted that the global ...

Didn't vote on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

Posted on Twitter Canada can and should end "illegal" border crossings by desperate #refugees by suspending the Safe Third Country Ag… https://t.co/1yAErUBZ47

A week ago

Posted on Twitter 16th annual Birthday Brunch with Teddy, stretching the birthday by a day by starting on Indonesian time... https://t.co/2LIik9oOWk

Posted on Twitter Featuring the worst moment of Trudeau's Washington visit by far... https://t.co/nXp0Jv7kpE

Spoke in the House on Human Rights Mr. Speaker, almost a year ago, I stood with the government and celebrated the introduction of Bill C-16, which would extend the same rights and protections ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present e-petition 608. This petition calls on the cabinet to exercise its authority under the Canada Evidence Act to designate ...

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted Yes on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Posted on Twitter @robsalerno Lib apptees majority in Senate so they need to figure out how to get govt bills like C-16 passed. Time to make the Senate work

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thanks, Mr. Chair. Thanks very much, Mr. Jennings, for being with us today. Part of my background is work in Asia-Pacific areas. I think there are ...

Voted Yes on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, I will start by thanking the member for Essex for that amazing critique of the trade deal. She has raised a number of concerns ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I guess I'll start by—I don't know what to call it—“musing” a bit. This committee had set its own goal ...

Spoke in the House on Statistics Act Mr. Speaker, I have to say that I am a bit confused. I was confused by the bill, and now I am a bit confused by ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, the Liberals said last year that LGBT refugees would be a priority among Syrian refugees as among the most at risk. Then they did ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Welcome back, everybody, after what I call the “winter break”. Welcome to the two new members of the committee. It's ...

Three months ago

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 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 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 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.

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...

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)