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

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Celebrating Chief Clarence Louie's Order of Canada award today in Osoyoos. https://t.co/ZJmUVtSS8U

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter .@PentictonVees starting to run away with this one; 6-1 half way thru the third

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Now 4-1 @PentictonVees over Merritt at end of 2nd https://t.co/G0xsw1HONM

Posted on Twitter Hard work pays off. 2-1 @PentictonVees at 10-min mark

Posted on Twitter Game 7 tied 1-1 5 minutes in. @PentictonVees https://t.co/6A1vDpJ8nW

Posted on Twitter Thanks from me as well--it was great to connect. https://t.co/JM3PQVJnnq

A week ago

Mentioned by Castanet.net Cannings pans budget South Okanagan-Kootenay NDP MP Richard Cannings says this year's federal budget leaves much to be desired. Cannings says he is disappointed to see no tax increases on CEO's or the closure of tax loopholes on stock options, as well a no progress on ...

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted Yes on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Mentioned by Pentiction Western News Ottawa's housing strategy offers $1 billion a year “We're happy to see them talk about some money for affordable housing across Canada, but it is so backend loaded that it will be years before we see any real money in that regard,” said Richard Cannings, NDP MP for South Okanagan West Kootenay.

Mentioned by Castanet.net Cannings pans budget South Okanagan-Kootenay NDP MP Richard Cannings says this year's federal budget leaves much to be desired. Cannings says he is disappointed to see no tax increases on CEO's or the closure of tax loopholes on stock options, as well a no progress on ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I want to change the subject from air travel and go back to the budget and the huge deficits that Canadian taxpayers are facing ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Osoyoos Times Softwood Lumber Agreement isn't dead in water I appreciate that local Richard Cannings works hard as an NDP MP, but his recent remarks regarding the Softwood Lumber Agreement (SLA) in his recent constituent newsletter require comment. Cannings claims that the current federal government has failed ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, for 10 long years, Stephen Harper received dozens of fossil awards. To be clear, they were ironic. Now the current Prime Minister is taking ...

Spoke in the House on First Things First Mr. Speaker, five years ago, Penticton resident Fred Ritchie became concerned about the issue of climate change. He called a few friends, and half a dozen ...

Spoke in the House on National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act Mr. Speaker, I asked this question earlier of a Conservative member but I would like to see what the response is from the other side of ...

Spoke in the House on Food and Drugs Act Mr. Speaker, I am happy to speak today to Bill C-291, a bill that would require the labelling of food products made from genetically modified organisms, ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors Thank you. Thank you all for being here. Mr. Love, Mr. Serré asked you a question, and you mentioned concerns around payback time for some private ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors Okay. Ms. Lawrence, you were starting to go somewhere I thought you were going to go—namely, what's the low-hanging fruit for clean technology in Canada? You ...

Mentioned by The Nelson Daily Birds, Elders featured at Slocan Library Authors reading As a bird lover and protector, Lee Reid is looking forward to Richard Cannings' presentation. Richard Cannings, is the Member of Parliament for the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding, as well as a bestselling author and renowned bird specialist. Birds ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Osoyoos Times OPINION: MP Cannings speaks about South Okanagan national park reserve in House of Commons The following is an excerpt from a speech by MP Richard Cannings, South Okanagan-West Kootenay, in the House of Commons on Feb. 21. Read full speech · Watch speech on video on YouTube. In the mid-1900s, Parks Canada began a program to ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to all of you for being here today. Mr. Gilmour, you stated that communities account for 60% of energy use ...

Spoke in the House on British Home Children Mr. Speaker, last spring I tabled a motion in this chamber calling for an apology to the 100,000 British home children who were sent to Canada ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, last week, I tabled Motion No. 119, which calls on the government to bring back the eco-energy retrofit program. This popular program ran from ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Saanich—Gulf Islands. I am happy to speak this afternoon to this motion. On its ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on The Future of Canada’s Oil and Gas, Mining and Nuclear Sectors in ... Thanks to both of you for being here. It's great to have you kick off this clean-tech study. It's one that I'm really looking forward to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on The Future of Canada’s Oil and Gas, Mining and Nuclear Sectors in ... Thank you for being here today. We've heard a lot about CNL over the course of this study, so it's nice to have you before us ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on The Future of Canada’s Oil and Gas, Mining and Nuclear Sectors in ... Thank you, Mr. Schumann, for being here today. I'd like to start off by thanking you and all of organized labour for the role you've played ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Vote 1b under Canadian Nuclear ... Thank you, Minister, for being here this morning. Because we have limited time, I'm going to jump right in, and my comments are going to be ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on The Future of Canada’s Oil and Gas, Mining and Nuclear Sectors in ... Thank you. Mr. Hannah, the nuclear industry is kind of new to me. I've learned a lot here over the past few weeks. I've heard of ...