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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

Voted No on Vote #653 Opposition Motion (Illegal Border Crossings)

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter My latest column--this one on the Kinder Morgan pipeline situation and how we got into this quagmire. https://t.co/MCOYtfBxMf #cdnpoli

Voted No on Vote #652 on Bill C-74 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other ...

Voted No on Vote #651 on Bill C-74 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other ...

Voted No on Vote #650 on Bill C-74 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February 27, 2018 and other ...

Posted on Twitter Spring has come to Camelot-on-the-Rideau https://t.co/XDm3PpIULz

Posted on Twitter Congrats to my former colleagues at BSC for this great work on another amazing story of bird migration! https://t.co/sV9Hs2PhgF

Posted on Twitter @MackenzieRadan And I was glad that the intervention was handled politely and respectfully. The question of proper… https://t.co/xGdl4Rc28Y

Posted on Twitter Indigenous protesters during Jim Carr’s speech at Positive Energy. #cdnpoli https://t.co/FwH443SOMp

Posted on Twitter Monica Gattiinger introduces Jim Carr at Positive Energy. His message has shifted from “we have restored confidence… https://t.co/akfo2qvgyO

This week

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Mr. Speaker, in my original question, I asked the Minister of National Revenue about a Canadian company, Turquoise Hill Resources, that operated a very large, very ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I am happy to rise today to speak to Bill C-74, the budget implementation bill for 2018, and to provide comments on the budget ...

Voted Yes on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Spoke in the House on Trans Mountain Expansion Project Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the parliamentary secretary for his speech. We have a good collegial relationship in the House, and he has helped me ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Biz uncertainty addressed That was a concern brought up by Penticton Chamber of Commerce president Cary Schneiderat on Thursday, during a town hall with MP Richard Cannings. Schneiderat said businesses expect some economic uncertainty, but he said current matters are causing ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by The Daily Courier Letters to the Editor (4): Wednesday, April 11, 2018 He ascertained that the NDP member of Parliament, Richard Cannings, is voting to raise taxes on small businesses — that's the fast and loose bit. What Scheer should have said is that the NDP caucus, including Richard Cannings, voted against a ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net RV lifestyle on display “The RV life is a really big part of life for people here in the South Okanagan,” local MP Richard Cannings said during a brief opening ceremonies, joking he has been eyeing the “Armadillo” trailers on display. The show runs until Sunday at 4 p.m ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Oliver Chronicle Anti and pro national park petitions wrap up Iannella's petition, which was numbered E-1360, was started on Nov. 16, 2017 through the House of Commons. MP Richard Cannings, South Okanagan-West Kootenay, presented Iannella's petition in the House of Commons last Tuesday. Cannings has said he would ...

Mentioned by Osoyoos Times Anti and pro national park petitions wrapping up, but no clear winner Iannella's petition, which was numbered E-1360, was started on Nov. 16, 2017 through the House of Commons. MP Richard Cannings, South Okanagan-West Kootenay, presented Iannella's petition in the House of Commons last Tuesday. Cannings has said he would ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Briefing on Perspectives on Climate Change Action in Canada: A Collaborative Report ... This may be beyond your remit. I offer my apologies, if it is. I'm just listening to the conversation here about the pan-Canadian framework. You mentioned ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Cannings' bill keeps moving A bill promoting the forestry industry brought to the House of Commons by South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings has passed through the committee phase of deliberation and will now head back before parliament. Cannings' Bill C-354, sometimes ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, last October, I asked the Minister of Foreign Affairs if she would stand up for the B.C. and Canadian wine industry in the face ...

Spoke in the House on Oceans Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague from Port Moody—Coquitlam for his excellent speech, and especially for the history of this whole process. Here ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Bill C-354 Thank you, all, for being here today. I have questions that will last all day, but I'll just try to get through things quickly. I'll just ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Madam Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for her concern around climate change, which is something that I am concerned with every day here ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am rising to present an e-petition, e-1360, with 902 signatures from residents of my riding of South Okanagan—West Kootenay. The petitioners call upon ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Bill C-354 We heard at our last meeting from British Columbia that one of the reasons they brought in that policy was the way procurement was set up ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, recently, the high Arctic has seen record high temperatures, more than 30° above normal, leading to melting ice in the middle of winter. The ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Bill C-354 Thank you for being here today. I'm going to start with Mr. Loseth. First, as a comment about the concrete schools you mentioned, fairly recently in ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Bill C-354 Well, thank you, Mr. Chair. Good morning, everyone. It's quite an honour, of course, to be here testifying before my own committee. I didn't sleep last ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Clean Growth and Climate Change in Canada: Built Environment Thank you all for coming before us here today. I'm going to start talking about housing in the north, specifically to Mr. Wong at first. Perhaps ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Secondary Supply Chain Products in the Forestry Sector in Canada I would like to jump in where Mr. Shields left off about fire. You mentioned FireSmart communities. It's a huge concern in the interior communities in ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Secondary Supply Chain Products in the Forestry Sector in Canada Thank you, both, for being here today and I want to thank you, Mr. Baril, for mentioning the astrophysical observatory in my hometown in British Columbia. ...

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)