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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 At @CPAWS event with Ian Tamblyn at Moore Farm in Gatineau! https://t.co/5Kh2jpepZN

Posted on Twitter @Aerin_J At the Women for Nature reception. I see you’re on the list @Aerin_J !

Posted on Twitter @Aerin_J Yes. Young Great Horned Owls screech instead of hoot. Different from screeching normally heard on Parliament Hill.

Posted on Twitter Came thru parliamentary doors this aft and heard yng Great Horned Owl calling. Tracked it down to Rm 256S! https://t.co/dw7GSljvIh

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter I was there too, walking through the golden woods and waiting for those buses! https://t.co/txrjzfuHDk

Posted on Twitter I remember that guy! https://t.co/a9m13LNv6D

This week

Spoke in the House on Rail Trails Mr. Speaker, this year I again rode my bicycle through South Okanagan—West Kootenay at the end of August. I took a day longer than last year, ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I want to follow up on the question from my hon. colleague who asked about marijuana and roadside tests. I was at the justice ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net MP blasts softwood inaction South Okanagan—West Kootenay NDP MP Richard Cannings laid into the current and previous federal governments this week for failing to stand up to the United States on softwood lumber. In a lengthy speech in the House of Commons Thursday, Cannings ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I am glad to have the opportunity to speak to this motion, because I am proud of the Canadian forest sector. I know how ...

Voted Yes on Vote #369 on Bill C-57 Amend the Federal Sustainable Development

Voted No on Vote #368 Opposition Motion (Support for forestry workers)

Voted Yes on Vote #367 Private Members' Business M-108 (Contribution of ranchers and farmers)

Voted No on Vote #366 on Bill C-349 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other acts (criminal organization)

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Strategic Electricity Inter-ties You mentioned labelling, and I wanted to address that in two ways. First, you talked about it being done in a trade deal. I forget your ...

Spoke in the House on Contribution of Farmers and Ranchers Madam Speaker, I am happy to speak today on Motion No. 108, which would recognize the contributions of ranchers as stewards of natural landscapes, and would ...

Mentioned by Boundary Creek Times Canada needs a universal pharmacare system By Richard Cannings, MP. Universal pharmacare is a hot topic on Parliament Hill these days. The concept is simple—a single program that would ensure that all Canadians had free access to prescription drugs. Canada is the only country in the world with ...

Mentioned by Boundary Creek Times Canada needs a universal pharmacare system By Richard Cannings, MP. Universal pharmacare is a hot topic on Parliament Hill these days. The concept is simple—a single program that would ensure that all Canadians had free access to prescription drugs. Canada is the only country in the world with ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Wine Industry Mr. Speaker, on Monday, the U.S. filed a second complaint with the WTO against Canada over B.C. wine sales. This despite the fact that since 1988, ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I am happy and proud, as a New Democrat, to speak today to our motion on the need and the great opportunity for a ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I wonder if my colleague could comment on the last questioner who criticized the Conservatives who said they were not going to support this ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Strategic Electricity Inter-ties Okay, I'll just ask a quick question of Mr. Martin. I believe that you mentioned using the Canada infrastructure bank as a possible source of funding ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Cannings thrilled for Singh The New Democrats have elected Ontario politician Jagmeet Singh to take over for Tom Mulcair and South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings is ecstatic. "I am very excited," he said. "I think it was a decisive win and I think he has got the ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Cannings thrilled for Singh The New Democrats have elected Ontario politician Jagmeet Singh to take over for Tom Mulcair and West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings is ecstatic. "I am very ... Cannings was elected in 2015 as Member of Parliament for South Okanagan—West Kootenay.

Mentioned by Creston Valley Advance Federal NDP prods Liberals for wildfire assistance ... all federal assets in recovery efforts. Goodale was responding to Richard Cannings, the MP for South Okanagan-West Kootenay, who asked if Prime Minister Justin Trudueau would commit to full financial assistance to communities devastated by wildfire.

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Access to Information Act Madam Speaker, I want to remind the member that during the 2015 election campaign, we all heard the Liberals say that they would open up the ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-46 Mr. Fryer, I'd like to ask you about Australia's zero tolerance for any detected amount of THC in the system in all your roadside tests. I ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Strategic Electricity Inter-ties Thank you, and thank you both again for being here. Thank you, Mr. Schmale, for bringing up birds. I'm a bird biologist, so I was interested ...

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

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Election of Vice-Chairs and Strategic Electricity Inter-ties Thank you for being here today. It seems to me, if I can summarize what I've heard, that if we want to move electricity or create ...

More than three months ago

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

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 ...

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 ...

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