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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 Richard Armstrong opens @ITUmultisport world Championships with salmon song. #Pentcton2017 https://t.co/yTpIGwqYHm

Posted on Twitter Australia leads off huge Parade of Nations at Multisport Workd Championships #Penticton https://t.co/HksUADKTLr

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Teaching kids how to can peaches at Salvation Army today! https://t.co/ziRdOzduw9

Posted on Twitter No real rain here in Penticton since late June, and none in the forecast; a desperate summer in BC. https://t.co/tj87Xi5a3Y

Posted on Twitter Great news for the fight against poverty in BC. https://t.co/XKH6Mnf37R

Posted on Twitter Use of wood in building is on the rise: https://t.co/II1FzyLY0Q

This week

Mentioned by OsoyoosToday (registration) Cannings to ride the riding again this August The South Okanagan-West Kootenay's outdoorsy MP is again planning to visit the riding by bike. Richard Cannings confirmed today he will “Ride the Riding” for the second year in a row — completing a bicycle trip through the riding from Naramata to ...

Mentioned by Grand Forks Gazette Cannings saddles up to ride across the riding Richard Cannings, South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP, will ride the riding for the second year in a row. Last year he decided to complete a bicycle trip through the riding, which gave him a unique chance to meet the people, businesses and industries that ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net MP to 'Ride the Riding' South Okanagan - West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings is hopping onto his bicycle to “Ride the Riding” for the second year in a row. Cannings will tour tour the riding using a combination of rail trails and highways between Aug. 22 and 30. In a news ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net MP to 'Ride the Riding' South Okanagan - West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings is hopping onto his bicycle to “Ride the Riding” for the second year in a row. Cannings will tour tour the riding using a combination of rail trails and highways between Aug. 22 and 30. In a news ...

Mentioned by Grand Forks Gazette Cannings saddles up to ride across the riding Richard Cannings, South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP, will ride the riding for the second year in a row. Last year he decided to complete a bicycle trip through the riding, which gave him a unique chance to meet the people, businesses and industries that ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Pentiction Western News MP Report: Wildfires rally government co-operation ... and contractors, benefitting communities right away while protecting their future. We should search for ways for all governments to move this program forward. Richard Cannings is a member of the NDP and the South Okanagan-West Kootenay riding MP.

Two months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted No on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted No on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke in the House on Federal Framework on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Act Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise today to speak to this important issue. I thank the member for Cariboo—Prince George for highlighting the tragedy of ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, last year the NDP introduced a motion calling on the government to reinstate the perishable agricultural commodities act. Since this was a Liberal campaign ...

Spoke in the House on Navigation Protection Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-360, An Act to amend the Navigation Protection Act (certain lakes and rivers in British Columbia). Mr. Speaker, I am ...

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

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, last month, the Kingston airport sealed up a hangar, which starved and eventually killed a decades-old colony of barn swallows. Some 80 nests of ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time, if there is any left, with the member for Elmwood—Transcona. Yesterday, I listened to Setsuko Thurlow, a Hiroshima ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Mr. Speaker, I am happy to rise today to speak to this important piece of legislation, a bill that would legalize and regulate the possession and ...

Spoke in the House on Christine Archibald Mr. Speaker, on Saturday we learned of a terror attack in London and then learned that one of the people killed in that attack was a ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, I would like to ask the member about the lack of roadside tests for marijuana impairment. When I talk with RCMP members across my ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors Thank you all for appearing before us. I won't say “for being here”. I'm going to follow up on the gas leak and carbon leakage puns ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors Thank you. Thank you, all, for being here today. I'm just going to start with Mr. St. Louis and Mr. Bowes. When talking about some of ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Vote ... Thank you, Minister, for being here today. I appreciate it. I'm going to bring it back to the softwood lumber situation. Thanks for your call last ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors I think I'll turn to Monsieur Belzile. I haven't chatted with you today. I'm going to ask a long, rambling question here, and it may not ...

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

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors In terms of new construction, you have some other figures there. I was at the Council of Forest Industries meeting in Vancouver last week. One of ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors Okay, thank you. I will move to Mr. Carter. I'll start with the situations you mentioned in British Columbia and Quebec, for instance, where you have ...

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 ...