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Reports from Parliament
Town Hall Meetings
Old Growth Forests
Calls to Action: Then and Now
Reconciliation requires ongoing learning, and unlearning.
Why I voted against Bill C-12
Why would a Green MP vote against a bill entitled the Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act?
Canada needs an Urban Indigenous Housing Strategy
Canada needs a National Indigenous Urban Housing Strategy created for Indigenous peoples by Indigenous peoples.
Protect Endangered Old Growth Forests
It cannot continue to be easier to cut a forest down than to protect it.
Countries that "Went to Zero" had a National Strategy
A follow up debate on my question about the lack of federal-provincial coordination in Canada's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Motion 66: The Housing Crisis
MP Paul Manly calls on the government to declare housing and homelessness national crises, clamp down on commodification of housing market.
Fall Economic Statement needs to be much bolder
Bill C-14 contains a long list of much-needed needed spending, but it lacks the bold vision needed to create a more resilient future.
No CERB Clawback for Self-Employed Canadians
I've been calling on the government to own their mistake, and to stop attempts to clawback CERB payments from self-employed Canadians.
Housing and Homelessness: The Crisis in Our Communities
Government spending can address some aspects of the problem, but until the big issues -- the systemic issues -- that are driving this crisis
Protect Local Media and Canadian Content
On December 10, 2020 I gave a speech on Bill C-10, An Act to amend the Broadcasting Act and to make related and consequential amendments...
Nov 24, 2020
Truth and Reconciliation — We Can't Wait Until 2058
On November 23 I gave a speech on Bill C-8 and called on the Government to fulfill their Truth and Reconciliation commitments.
Nov 24, 2020
My position on Meng Wanzhou
Opening a path to a diplomatic solution that will lead to the release of Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig is my overriding concern.
Nov 20, 2020
Canada must delay or reject the Canada-Mercosur trade deal
The Amazon rainforest is burning, and Indigenous rights are being violated.
Nov 13, 2020
Protect endangered orcas from U.S. navy weapons testing
The government must speak up to protect the endangered southern resident killer whale from a new 7-year U.S. navy weapons testing program.
Oct 12, 2020
The sun is shining today. I’m thankful for that and many other things.
Sep 17, 2020
BC Ferries Regulation Changes: My Letter to the Minister
Last week it was reported that BC Ferries passengers will no longer be permitted to remain in their vehicles on enclosed vehicle decks as...
Aug 27, 2020
Decriminalization will save lives
My letter to the Minister of Health
Aug 19, 2020
Canadians need extended student debt relief
My letter to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion.
Aug 11, 2020
Roberts Bank Terminal 2 cannot be justified
My letter to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change.
Jun 24, 2020
Economic reconciliation can only begin when colonial practices are completely dismantled
True economic reconciliation is the only direction worth taking.