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  • His favourite word is wondering.

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

Won his last election, in 2021, with 41% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Historic Places of Canada Act Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Nunavut. I am happy to rise today to speak to Bill C-23, the historic ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Madam Speaker, the recent wild species report found that one in five species in Canada is disappearing. That is more than 2,000 of Canada's species at ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Post-Secondary Education Mr. Speaker, science and research are the basis of our modern life. All the technological marvels and comforts we enjoy come from that. In the research ...

Voted Yes on Vote #230 on Bill C-29 Provide for the establishment of a national council for reconciliation

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #228 on Bill C-288 Amend the Telecommunications Act (transparent and accurate broadband services information)

Voted Yes on Vote #229 on Bill C-294 Amend the Copyright Act (interoperability)

This week

Spoke in the House on National Council for Reconciliation Act Madam Speaker, I think it has been seven years since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission produced its report and the calls to action, which is as ...

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-29 Provide for the establishment of a national council for reconciliation

Voted Yes on Vote #225 on Bill C-29 Provide for the establishment of a national council for reconciliation

Posted on Twitter @niknanos I remember playing Pong on the mainframe computer at UBC in 1973 thinking it was the pinnacle of human accomplishment.

Posted on Twitter Up early for an important breakfast meeting to discuss nuclear disarmament with Paul Meyer, former Canadian ambassa… https://t.co/Tmb5k1GIcB

Spoke in the House on Department of Public Works and Government Services Act moved that Bill S-222, An Act to amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (use of wood), be read the second time and ...

Posted on Twitter Enthusiastic crowd out for the Oliver Xmas light-up on Friday night! https://t.co/yFQ5ZSJydt

A week ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, off the top, I would like to send out congratulations to Kimo Linders of Penticton for winning the small business of the year award ...

Posted on Twitter I was happy to give a shout out to the Vees and their 21-game streak today in the House of Commons. Keep it going V… https://t.co/m9m1PVBErc

Posted on Twitter Good news for Alberta! https://t.co/2eyilQ4GO5

Posted on Twitter Today I was honoured to join Ermal Muça, the Ambassador from Albania, in an event celebrating the long friendly rel… https://t.co/AX5grjPgIK

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Potential Trade Impacts of the United States Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 ... Thank you. I'll follow up on that line of questioning. Ms. Dufour brought up the statement that the IRA is illegal. I assume it wouldn't be ...

Spoke at the Science and Research committee on Committee Business, Small Modular Nuclear Reactors, and International Moonshot Programs Thank you. I'd like to thank the witnesses today. We always have interesting witnesses, but it seems that this evening we are really blessed with a ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Potential Trade Impacts of the United States Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 ... Thank you. Thank you to all the witnesses. I will continue with Ms. Gingrich with a follow-up to that question. You talked about the need for ...

Spoke in the House on Fall Economic Statement Implementation Act, 2022 Madam Speaker, it is an honour, as always, to rise in this place, and especially so when it comes to important decisions around helping Canadians get ...

Spoke in the House on Post-Secondary Education Madam Speaker, Canada's graduate students and post-doctoral fellows are living in poverty because the government has not increased their wages in almost 20 years. This week, ...

Spoke at the Science and Research committee on Research and Scientific Publication in French and International Moonshot Programs Thank you. I thank the witnesses for being with us this evening. I'm going to start with Professor Lagacé. To get something clear, you talked about ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Science and Research committee on Research and Scientific Publication in French Thank you. Thank you to the witnesses. This has been very interesting. I'll start with Professor Bailey to maybe clarify something that Mr. Soroka mentioned about ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Science and Research committee on Research and Scientific Publication in French Thank you, and thanks to all the witnesses for being with us this evening. I'd like to continue on the theme of the last question asked ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-235 Thank you. I'm going to turn to Mr. Sohi. It's good to see you again, Mr. Sohi. I think the last time I saw you before ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Security at the Borders Between Azerbaijan and Armenia Thank you. It's an honour to be here. This is obviously such a complex situation. It was complex before the last hostilities broke out. It's been ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-267 An Act to amend the Excise Act (non-alcoholic beer)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-219 An Act to enact the Canadian Environmental Bill of Rights and to make related amendments to other Acts

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-214 An Act to amend the Canadian Navigable Waters Act (lakes and rivers in British Columbia)

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)