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NDP MP for South Okanagan—West Kootenay (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 37% of the vote.

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Mentioned by Castanet.net Cannings 'riding the riding' South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings is hitting the ol' dusty trail again, crossing the riding for the third year on a bicycle. “Ride the Riding” will bring Cannings across the region on various rail trails and highways, with stops for ...

Posted on Twitter Ride the Riding is happening once again! https://t.co/4uYj2Llxly

Mentioned by The Boundary Sentinel MP Dick Cannings to 'Ride the Riding' for third year in a row Richard Cannings, MP (South Okanagan-West Kootenay) is happy to announce that he will “Ride the Riding” for the third year in a row. Each of the last two years he decided to complete a bicycle trip through the riding, which gave him a unique chance to ...

Two days ago

Mentioned by Pentiction Western News Letter: The “icing on the cake” was to also have Prime Minister Trudeau publicly congratulate me, even though neither he nor my MP, Richard Cannings, could do the presentation, as they are “partisan,” as I was told by Rideau Hall. The Sovereign's Medal also ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Osoyoos Times Man upset he was taxed for importing wine on a day trip An open letter to MP Richard Cannings: Dear Sir: The following is a complaint re Canada Customs border crossing Osoyoos. A number of years ago I had problems at the above border crossing. The Canada Customs staff at the time were very rude and ...

Posted on Twitter Brigid Kemp receiving the very well deserved Governor Generals Sovereign Medal for volunteerism. Brigid is one of t… https://t.co/c9RDQKEQcp

Mentioned by The Daily Courier Thousands greet PM, wife during visit to Penticton He was joined on stage by Mayor Andrew Jakubeit, the six members of city council, MLA Dan Ashton and MP Richard Cannings. Trudeau offered kind words for Cannings, who represents the NDP in South Okanagan-West Kootenay. “Richard and I disagree ...

Mentioned by InfoTel News Ltd VIDEO: Justin Trudeau comes to say "Happy BC Day" to Penticton After the singing of the Okanagan and Canadian anthems, and a speech from Member of Parliament, Richard Cannings, Jakubeit introduced “Sophie Grégoire Trudeau and her husband.” “And now on to bigger and better things,” Jakubeit announced with an ...

Posted on Twitter My column on the recent Pacific Northwest Economic Region meetings in Spokane, and the Columbia River Treaty in par… https://t.co/kmkrzvYtAt

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Have Coffee with a Cop event on now til noon at Starbucks Main and Industrial Penticton. Come on down! https://t.co/7NET9N6Z3B

Posted on Twitter Always a pleasure to drop by! https://t.co/owB1xNU9Mm

Posted on Twitter Agriculture Minister ⁦@lanapopham⁩ talking agriculture at Medici’s in Oliver. Grow BC, Feed BC, Buy BC! https://t.co/4oM6cnlIke

Two months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Subject Matter of Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Atomic Energy of ... My question was, and I'll just answer it, that this purchase doesn't seem to have changed anything with regard to those protests. If anything, the purchase ...

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted No on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am happy to speak to the NDP motion today on what it means to be a global climate change leader and what it ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to speak tonight to Bill C-68, the new Fisheries Act. Although I grew up, and still live, far from the ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the approval of the Trans Mountain Pipeline Project and the work of the Ministerial Review Panel appointed by the government in this matter: ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, I would like to present a number of petitions from people in my riding and adjacent ridings that support the truth and reconciliation of ...

Spoke in the House on Chief Electoral Officer Mr. Speaker, I am rising today to present a petition signed by citizens from British Columbia regarding the events that occurred in Catalonia last fall and ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, today is World Oceans Day, and Canadians are concerned about the health of our coastal waters. Instead of investing in clean, renewable energy, the ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Current state and future of national energy data Thank you all for coming back here. I'll start with StatsCan and talk about the big picture in terms of what I think we're trying to ...

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, I am happy to rise here today to speak to Bill C-69, one of the most important attempts to modernize our environmental protection laws ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 Yes. I want to go on to some of your comments about the pre-writ period as it's drawn up in this legislation, and also bringing in ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Current state and future of national energy data I'll turn to Ms. Gattinger. Maybe you could follow up on that. Also, in regard to trust and credibility, you talked about the importance of having ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Madam Speaker, this adjournment proceeding stems from a question I asked the Minister of Environment and Climate Change back on March 2. We had just heard ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Current state and future of national energy data Thank you both for coming back here. This is very informative for our study. I want to start off with the personal information and the granular ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Current state and future of national energy data Thank you, Mr. Falk. Thank you for coming here. This is about data as well as geothermal. You talk a lot about de-risking with sharing of ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Statutory Review of the Copyright Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. As you can gather, I'm not usually on this committee, so I haven't heard the testimony leading up to this. I do ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Current state and future of national energy data Thank you, and thank you all for being here today. I want to start with Ms. Vaillancourt and talk about data sharing and openness of data. ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-363 An Act to amend the Species at Risk Act (amendment of the List)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-360 An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (certain lakes and rivers in British Columbia)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-354 An Act to amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (use of wood)