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

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

Two days ago

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

Three days ago

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)

Posted on Twitter Bumped into John Lounds of @NCC_CNC @MuseumofNature ! https://t.co/8Rd1CEIjWO

Posted on Twitter At the Canadian Museum of Nature for opening of new Arctic exhibit https://t.co/SNFpNaWyhc

Posted on Twitter So the House of Commons will rise for the summer recess later today. Home by midnight tomorrow! #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Wearing turtle pendant for Natl Aboriginal Day--given to me by Pauline Terbasket--I keep it in my HoC desk. https://t.co/ufF2NKWgTx

Posted on Twitter And the grasslands of BC! https://t.co/k5njkzyOmv

This week

Posted on Twitter Liberals voting for Motion 18, the final act in their unilateral changes to the rules of the House of Commons. #cdnpoli

A week ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Osoyoos Times MP Cannings makes statement with his bill to protect waterways in South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings is using a private member's bill to make a statement about protection of waterways in his riding of South Okanagan-West Kootenay (SOWK). NDP MP Cannings introduced Bill C-360 in the House of Commons on Wednesday, though ...

Mentioned by OsoyoosToday (registration) MP wants federal protection for local waterways If Richard Cannings gets his way, Lake Osoyoos and the Okanagan River would be afforded additional environmental protections. Mr. Cannings, the MP for South Okanagan – West Kootenay, Wednesday introduced Bill C-360 — An Act to amend the ...

Mentioned by OsoyoosToday (registration) MP wants federal protection for local waterways If Richard Cannings gets his way, Lake Osoyoos and the Okanagan River would be afforded additional environmental protections. Mr. Cannings, the MP for South Okanagan – West Kootenay, Wednesday introduced Bill C-360 — An Act to amend the ...

Mentioned by OsoyoosToday (registration) MP wants federal protection for local waterways If Richard Cannings gets his way, Lake Osoyoos and the Okanagan River would be afforded additional environmental protections. Mr. Cannings, the MP for South Okanagan – West Kootenay, Wednesday introduced Bill C-360 — An Act to amend the ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Bill to protect waterways A private member's bill aimed at protecting waterways in the South Okanagan-West Kootenay was introduced in the House of Commons on Wednesday. New Democrat MP Richard Cannings introduced Bill C-360, an act to amend the Navigation Protection ...

Mentioned by Grand Forks Gazette Canada backing away from nuclear disarmament “But we must . . work tirelessly for a nuclear weapons free world,” writes MP Richard Cannings. Thu Jun 15th, 2017 3:50pm; ColumnistsOpinion. Last week I listened to Setsuko Thurlow, a Hiroshima survivor, speak eloquently of what it was like to have ...

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 ...

Two weeks ago

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 weeks 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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months 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 ...