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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 Finished #greatcanadianbirdathon last night by bicycle thru south Okanagan: 126 species and 105 km

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Bicycle #baillieBirdathon: 94 species by 0830 in the Okanagan!

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Celebrating the 20th birthday of the Meadowlark Festival! Thanks to all who made this happen. https://t.co/1x0hbfRBM8

This week

Posted on Twitter Rattlers spice up the Meadowlark Festival KVR bike tour this morning! https://t.co/Ec2aKBHw6w

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise again to present a petition from citizens of British Columbia regarding the woodland caribou. The woodland caribou is designated as endangered in ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted Yes on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Posted on Twitter Stand Tall For Forestry / Debout Pour La Foresterie https://t.co/BcBuGPiqTI

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Public Service Labour Relations Act Mr. Speaker, I am happy to rise here once again to discuss Bill C-7, which would give RCMP members, at long last, the right to collective ...

Posted on Twitter .@pierrenantel asking @PeterVanLoan to introduce Sloan at the @SOCANmusic event! @Sloanmusic Rocking Parliament Hi… https://t.co/Z0uMN7X4Cx

Spoke in the House on Italian Heritage Month Mr. Speaker, I am happy to rise today to speak in favour of Motion No. 64, a motion recognizing June as Italian heritage month in Canada. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present a petition from young Canadians who point out that Canada has pledged a limit to global temperature rise of ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Edmonton Strathcona. Today we are debating the government's proposal for a Canada infrastructure bank. ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Castanet.net Federal help offered Goodale was responding to a question from South Okanagan - West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings, directed at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Goodale told the House of Commons his department is in close touch with their British Columbian counterparts.

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, a state of emergency has been declared in the community of Grand Forks, British Columbia, because of flooding. The surrounding boundary region has also ...

Mentioned by Castanet.net Federal help offered Goodale was responding to a question from South Okanagan - West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings, directed at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Goodale told the House of Commons his department is in close touch with their British Columbian counterparts.

Mentioned by Castanet.net Aid for Kootenay victims South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings has reportedly called on the federal government to ensure the victims of flooding in Grand Forks are provided for. Alongside the Kootenays, Grand Forks is among the places in the Southern Interior hit by ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to rise to debate Bill C-44, the budget 2017 implementation bill. Back in the days when I taught zoology at ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present another petition from Canadian citizens who call to Parliament's attention the British home children. Thousands were brought to Canada ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Castanet.net Rudderless on lumber South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings says he's worried that tariffs of about 20 per cent on softwood lumber will incur some significant job losses in the industry, which is one of B.C.'s major exports. Cannings says he left a phone call ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Castanet.net Build it with wood: MP If passed, a new bill from South Okanagan-West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings would compel the federal government to use lumber when maintaining, building or repairing federally owned properties. Cannings introduced Bill C-354 to the House of ...

Mentioned by BCLocalNews Cannings introduces bill to support use of wood construction South Okanagan - West Kootenay MP Richard Cannings introduced a bill on Thursday that calls on the government of Canada to give preference to construction with wood products when building, maintaining or repairing federally-owned properties.

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 ...

Two 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 ...

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 ...

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 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 ...