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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 #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

This week

Posted on Twitter To help Canadian companies take full advantage of the Canada-China Year of Tourism (CCYT) @MinofSBT will lead a del… https://t.co/otqZZLDwqZ

Posted on Twitter @TriCityNews Great work! Did you know, my office has Canada flags for Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam residents and organi… https://t.co/E9HasWkHdv

Posted on Twitter I’m proud to sponsor @c_todd's petition, which calls on the Government of Canada to designate October 10th as World… https://t.co/Frmxn4OAEa

A week ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Canada’s Food Guide and Pre-Mixed Drinks Combining High Alcohol, Caffeine, and Sugar ... My schedule is pretty tight from now for a month or so, but I think the point of Mr. Oliver's motion is that in order to ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1 and 5 under Canadian Food Inspection Agency, ... Thank you, Minister, for being here. I'm going to switch gears and talk about antimicrobial resistance. As you may recall, this committee did a study on ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, ... Thank you. In a bit of a change of pace, we'll move to court challenges. As you may recall, our committee did a study on the ...

Posted on Twitter @TriCityNews @GregMooredotca @PocoFarmersMkt @HaneyFarmersMkt @CityofPoCo @AynsleyMeldrum @PoCoHeritage @PoCoGlenn… https://t.co/OHqJB0EzA7

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Human Trafficking in Canada Thank you, Chair; and thank you to all the witnesses. I will be focusing on Mr. Warrack. You gave us a huge amount of information about ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Diabetes Strategies in Canada and Abroad Thank you, Chair. The witnesses may be aware that our committee recently released a report on national pharmacare. We know that part of proper diabetes treatment ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, sexually-transmitted and blood-borne infections, including HIV and hepatitis C, are largely preventable but remain a significant public health concern in Canada. From coast to ...

A month ago

Mentioned by City News Feds, province kick in cash to update water pipes - The Tri Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam MP Ron McKinnon said the program “is the first of its kind in Canada.” “I am pleased to work hard with our cities and First Nations to ensure they get their fair share,” he said in a news release, issued today (Thursday). The ...

Mentioned by City News Spotlight: SD43 teams in Iowa for Odyssey - The Tri Coquitlam-PoCo MP Ron McKinnon joined civic and religious leaders as well as Syrian refugees to launch a new Tri-Cities Friends of Refugees Task Group project: fixing up four homes for new Canadians. dick. ER MACHINE. Bill Dick and Lora Covinha ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Human Trafficking in Canada Thank you, Chair. I'm going to start with Ms. Falle and Ms. Perrier. First, I want to clarify your comments regarding the Liberal Party convention. The ...

Mentioned by City News Austman looks ahead with new programs - The Tri Canadian Olympic figure skater Larkyn Austman admires a certificate and pin for community leadership presented to her last Friday by Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam MP Ron McKinnon. Austman will spend much of her summer in Colorado Springs, perfecting ...

Posted on Twitter @FredNurke @TriCityNews @cityofcoquitlam @CityofPoCo @CityofPoMo Open until mid-June. Call my office and we will se… https://t.co/aFG1sqP0KM

Mentioned by City News Federal cash for seniors' projects available - The Tri Tri-City groups working on projects led — or inspired — by seniors have until June 15 to apply for federal government funding. Last week, Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam MP Ron McKinnon called on eligible organizations to request the cash via the New ...

Posted on Twitter Justice and Human Rights Committee stands united in presenting our national recommendations to improve support for… https://t.co/1cYxJD1VKm

Two months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-375 and Bill S-210 Thank you. I don't believe that it is required to be present categorically. It is required if it is relevant to sentencing. According to Mr. Fraser, ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-375 Thank you. I think this question has been canvassed various ways, but I'm not quite clear. The legislation says that you need to report on any ...

Spoke in the House on Boy on the Beach Mr. Speaker, in September 2015, the world mourned the death of Alan Kurdi, the three-year-old refugee boy found washed up on the shores of Turkey. Alan ...

Mentioned by Straight.com Coquitlam MP calls for LGBT health to be made a federal priority Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam MP Ron McKinnon introduced a motion on April 16 at the federal Standing Committee on Health to study health of LGBT health to develop recommendations on actions that the federal government can take. “Research shows that there ...

Mentioned by Kamloops Matters (press release) MP champions study on LGBTQ2 health needs Last year, Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam MP Ron McKinnon saw his Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act bill become law. This year, the Liberal backbencher is asking his colleagues in Ottawa to look at the health needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Child Health Protection Act Madam Speaker, I am very pleased to have the opportunity to address the House today regarding an important piece of legislation to prohibit the marketing of ...

Spoke in the House on Emergency Preparedness Mr. Speaker, because of climate change, weather-related natural disasters are becoming more severe, more frequent, and more expensive. At the same time as we take action ...

Spoke in the House on Port Coquitlam Rail Yard Fire Mr. Speaker, in the heart of Port Coquitlam lies the second largest rail yard west of Winnipeg. Late last month, a tanker truck moving ethanol through ...

Spoke in the House on Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act Mr. Speaker, in May, the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act received royal assent. This law is a humanitarian approach to dealing with drug problems, a law ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak in support of Bill C-45, an act respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, I was saddened to read today that the leader of the official opposition has adopted Stephen Harper's approach to the opioid crisis. He is ...

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