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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

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Our Health Committee report on National Pharmacare, “Pharmacare Now: Prescription Medicine Coverage for All Canadia… https://t.co/TwxbXaRgay

This week

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

Voted Yes on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

Posted on Twitter My colleagues and I agree across party lines that access to prescription drugs is the biggest gap in our national h… https://t.co/EnRnX2JXwV

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 ...

Mentioned by City News MP champions study on LGBTQ2 health needs - The Tri Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam Liberal MP Ron McKinnon. 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 ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Antimicrobial Resistance and Bill C-326 Yes. The genesis of this motion is that in Canada the population of LGBTQ2 people is likely under-reported due to stigma. Reliable studies indicate that this ...

Voted Yes on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

A week ago

Posted on Twitter I am asking my colleagues on the Standing Committee on Health to study LGBTQ2 health. LGBTQ2 people in Canada are s… https://t.co/qAknjiClEH

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @ddieno Hi David - Can you pls DM your email address to me, and I'll get back to you. thx

Posted on Twitter Your ideas matter to me! A third-party research firm will be conducting a telephone survey so I can learn how I can… https://t.co/N0DfMyOuEi

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Wishing a Happy Easter to all who are celebrating in #CoPoCo! https://t.co/qCt60aLFFQ

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

Spoke at the Justice committee on Human Trafficking in Canada Thank you very much, Chair. Thanks to all of you for being here. I'll start with you, Dr. Benoit. I'd like to build on what Murray ...

A month ago

Mentioned by City News Anti-pipeline protesters make special delivery in Port Coquitlam - The Tri Nancy Furness and Bob Willson show off bottles of ocean water they're delivering to the constituency office of Port Coquitlam MP Ron McKinnon as a symbol of what they say is at risk from the expansion of the Transmountain pipeline to deliver raw ...

Mentioned by City News Anti-pipeline protesters make special delivery - The Tri Nancy Furness and Bob Willson show off bottles of ocean water they're delivering to the constituency office of Port Coquitlam MP Ron McKinnon as a symbol of what they say is at risk from the expansion of the Transmountain pipeline to deliver raw ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Development of a National Pharmacare Program and Bill S-5 It's my understanding that government tobacco regulations currently take six months. That's the standard. That's the usual thing. The manufacturers have historically been able to accommodate ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by City News Spotlight: Prime Minister beams in for youth chat - The Tri McKinnon. PRIME TIME. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke this week with members of the Coquitlam-Port Coquitlam constituency youth council via Skype about issues ranging from unions to gender equality. The meeting was at MP Ron McKinnon's office ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill S-5 I find this amendment troublesome. It will allow tobacco manufacturers to market products as less harmful than other tobacco products. We've seen this throughout the course ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Human Trafficking in Canada Thank you, Chair. I think I have one question, and then I will share my time with my colleagues. Ms. Kim and Mr. Massé, you spoke ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill S-5 Your point about handbags is well taken. In fact, it suggests to me that handbags, for example, and many other products are counterfeited despite the fact ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Human Trafficking in Canada Thank you, Chair. We have heard a lot of testimony from all of you on the number of agencies and interdepartmental organizations, task forces, both domestically ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill S-5 Thank you, Minister, for joining us here today, and thank you for this great bill. You mentioned in your remarks, and we heard from many witnesses, ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Patient Safety Week Mr. Speaker, the third leading cause of death, behind cancer and heart disease, is patient safety incidents, with just under 28,000 deaths across Canada. This is ...

Spoke in the House on Bahá'u'lláh Mr. Speaker, this weekend, Bahá’is in Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam celebrated the 200th anniversary of the birth of Bahá'u'lláh, the prophet founder of the Bahá’i faith. ...

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