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Liberal MP for Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam (B.C.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 35% of the vote.

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Voted Yes on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Youth Councils Madam Speaker, I am proud to recognize the incredible passion of Coquitlam—Port Coquitlam and Pitt Meadows—Maple Ridge youth councils. Last month, these youth councils squared off ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition initiated by Councillor Teri Towner of Coquitlam, British Columbia. Teri's petition was supported from coast to coast ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Diabetes Strategies in Canada and Abroad, Barriers to access to treatment and ... I'm segueing off of one of Mr. Davies' questions—actually, all of his questions. It's widely known that certain health issues can disproportionately affect Canadians who are ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the opportunity to join this portion of the debate and speak to Bill C-51, An Act to amend the Criminal Code and ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 This amendment is intended to provide for a prescribed form for notice in the case where a person with contact is proposing a move that would ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Impacts of Methamphetamine Abuse in Canada Vancouver is seen as the epicentre for the opioid crisis, whereas Winnipeg is the epicentre for meth. Are you seeing a growth in the meth problem ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter #ICYMI tonight's the night! #CYC debate @douglascollege's David Lam campus. Starts at 6! See you there https://t.co/KkfcWPvhAm

Posted on Twitter This agreement safeguards more than $2-billion a day in cross-border trade and tariff-free access for more than 70… https://t.co/aJ0OfDOhO1

Mentioned by The Lawyer's Daily MPs urged to enact 'equal shared parenting' in Bill C-78 but organized family law bar tells Ottawa to stay the course Liberal MP Ron McKinnon said he would not disagree about the virtues of shared parenting, and that the closer the parents are in caring for their children, the better it is for the children. “But it's a far cry from that to presume in any given case ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 Thank you, Chair. Thank you both for being here. I appreciate your briefs and your comments. I will start with Professor Neilson. Professor Neilson, in your ...

Spoke in the House on Canada's Oil and Gas Sector Madam Speaker, the hon. member asks why do we not upgrade our product instead of shipping it as diluted bitumen. I suggest that if private industry ...

Posted on Twitter @DLeBlancNB "Enhancing trade across Canada will build a stronger, more integrated economy and create more jobs for… https://t.co/FizETN4k8q

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-316 I have a kind of quibbly question. In the bill, proposed subsection 63.1(2) says, “in their last return of income, that individual authorized...” and so forth. ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 In your testimony, you mentioned the value of shared parenting and the involvement of both parents as much as possible. I take that as given. I ...

Posted on Twitter I’m so proud to have youth in my riding who are committed to using their voices to improve Canada. My youth council… https://t.co/ysI5ZUj0r9

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 Okay. I'm going to move to the west coast now, the best coast—no preferences here. Ms. Hawkins, you spoke about judges not getting relevant information about ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to table e-petition 1736, initiated by Carol Todd in my constituency. The petitioners call upon the Government of Canada to designate ...

Posted on Twitter Watch the Fall Economic Statement Live in just a few minutes! https://t.co/VPPJMR9zy7

Spoke at the Health committee on Diabetes Strategies in Canada and Abroad Thank you, Chair. Thank you all for coming. Ms. Lavergne, you mentioned in your story that you're rationing insulin. You're holding off, not taking insulin and ...

Posted on Twitter Our government's commitment to a National Housing Strategy is going to change housing in Canada for the better!… https://t.co/SMdivdVLc9

A month ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Ottawa provides $2M for programs to prevent violent extremism in BC The federal government is providing $2 million in funding over five years to develop programs to prevent people from becoming radicalized in B.C.. The announcement was made on Tuesday by Ron McKinnon, MP for Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam, on behalf of ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider Government of Canada provides funding for intervention programs to prevent violent extremism in BC COQUITLAM, BC, Nov. 13, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada is committed to protecting Canadians and reducing the threat of violent extremism in Canada. Today Ron McKinnon, Member of Parliament for Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam, on behalf of the ...

Mentioned by Benzinga Media Advisory - Member of Parliament McKinnon to make a funding announcement OTTAWA, Nov. 12, 2018 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to join Ron McKinnon, Member of Parliament for Coquitlam — Port Coquitlam, on behalf of the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, for a ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak to the private member's bill of the member for Calgary Confederation, Bill C-316. The member is ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by City News Criminal prohibition of cannabis is failing to protect our kids: Blair - The Tri Bill Blair — a longtime police officer who, before being elected to federal politics, served as Toronto Police chief — was invited by Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam MP Ron McKinnon to talk to a select group of community members to dispel fears about the ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I noticed that in the speech by the member for Winnipeg Centre, he remarked that healing lodges are an effective tool for the rehabilitation ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the opioid crisis is a national public health crisis that is devastating individuals, families and communities across this country. At the beginning of September, ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Conservative party playing politics in midst of gun concern: Goodale The five-tweet barrage targeted B.C. Liberal MPs Jati Sidhu, Dan Ruimy and Ron McKinnon, along with New Brunswick Liberal Alaina Lockhart and Ontario Liberal MP Mike Bossio. The tweets, including tinted photos of the Liberal MPs and their constituency ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-224 An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (assistance — drug overdose)