Tuesday, January 3, 2017

From the House of Commons 2017 Archive

Items of Note, both local and national about the work of Nathan Cullen, the NDP MP for Skeena - Bulkley Valley in the capital, as well as other items from the Federal Governments actions which may impact on the Northwest.

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General Overview of notes of interest from the Federal Political Scene

Items from the Electoral Reform files (notes on the work of the Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP on electoral reform)



December 20 -- With two LPG terminals planned for Prince Rupert, rail safety is on the mind of MP Nathan Cullen  NCR
December 19 -- Cullen concerned with what LPG Terminals could mean for rail safety in the Northwest  (audio)
December 18 -- MP Nathan Cullen comments on Site C
December 18 -- MP to host Open House today from 4 until 5:30 PM  NCR
December 17 -- Cullen reflects on 2017
December 15 -- MP willing to hear out Greyhound funding proposal (audio)
December 14 -- What's in a name, anyway?
December 14 -- MP Nathan Cullen to meet with Greyhound
December 14 -- Nathan Cullen on Greyhound (video)
December 12 -- Northwest politicians weigh in on NDP's Site C decision  NCR
December 10 -- Cullen urges Northwest residents to attend Greyhound meetings
December 8 -- Cullen on Greyhound Canada's Northern BC Plans (video)
December 8 -- Cullen urges Northwest Residents to attend Greyhound meetings
December 7 -- Cullen: abandoned vessel act is missing teeth
December 7 -- Nathan Cullen on name change plans for Northwest riding (video)
December 7 -- Skeena-Bulkley Valley Riding Name Change on Hold 
December 6 -- Cullen goes back to the drawing board on proposed riding name change
December 6 -- Skeena-Bulkley Valley riding name on hold
December 6 -- Cullen holds off on Skeena-Bulkley Valley name change
December 6 -- Burns Lake Poll: Skeena-Bulkley Valley riding name should not change
December 6 -- Mr. Cullen's mea culpa on Skeena-Bulkley Valley name change plans  NCR
December 6 -- Nathan Cullen on women's rights (video)
December 4 -- Cullen asks for second opinion on Riding Name Change
December 1 -- More public input on federal riding name change
December 1 -- Cullen reconsiders riding name change, asks for more feedback
December 1 -- MP Nathan Cullen seeks further feedback regarding riding name change


November 29 -- Cullen to propose Riding Name Change
November 29 -- Cullen proposes new name for riding
November 28 -- Cullen: Abandoned vessel act is missing teeth
November 28 -- MP Nathan Cullen to propose name change for federal riding  NCR
November 28 -- Cullen proposes riding name change
November 28 -- Jennifer Rice, Nathan Cullen weigh in on Jake Shearer and barge situation off Bella Bella  NCR
November 27 -- Cullen calls on Liberals to support Heiltsuk plan for Indigenous Marine Response Centre
November 27 -- MP Nathan Cullen looks for more action on housing following Federal Housing Strategy roll out  NCR
November 23 -- MP Nathan Cullen speaks up about ethics in the House of Commons
November 22 -- Cullen pans housing plan
November 22 -- Cullen on Housing strategy and solutions  (video)
November 22 -- Cullen Says Federal Housing Strategy needs local input to be effective
November 22 -- Cullen Phoenix Pay problems  NCR
November 22 -- Cullen wants to hear from Federal Employees wrestling with Phoenix
November 8 -- Cullen named Parliament's top orator for second straight year -- Mclean's magazine
November 8 -- Maclean's hails MP Nathan Cullen as 'Best Orator' in Parliamentarian of the year Wards  NCR
November 7 -- Federal government changes course on Indian Act sex-based discrimination
November 7 -- Ottawa and the House of Commons could be calling for CHSS grads  NCR
November 6 -- Ketchikan Council to express support for Prince Rupert's AMHS Ferry Terminal renovations  NCR
November 6 -- The NDP's Nathan Cullen on the one time Jack Layton yelled at him
November 3 -- Feds amending access-to-information bill will create public conflict: Cullen
November 1 -- NDP wants Liberals to drop pension bill which they say puts minister in conflict


October 26 -- Ethics watchdog has 'concerns' about potential conflict for Morneau on pension bill
October 21 -- A finance minister under seige: What's next for Bill Morneau?
October 19 -- Federal workers rally across B.C. over Phoenix Pay system
October 19 -- Treasury Board president willing to amend access to information bill in response to First Nation concerns
October 18 -- Phoenix protest in Prince Rupert (video)
October 18 -- Federal employees protest Phoenix Pay System in Prince Rupert
October 18 -- Phoenix payroll protestors rally in Prince Rupert
October 17 -- Cullen blasts Federal Liberals on Small Business Tax Promises
October 17 -- NDP, Conservatives call for probes into Bill Morneau's assets
October 17 -- Cullen blasts Liberals on Small Business Tax promises
October 12 -- Cullen hosts Town Hall on Federal Tax Reform proposals tonight in Smithers
October 11 -- Coastal First Nations and Federal Government reach Fisheries Management Agreement  NCR
October 10 -- Cullen hosts meetings on small business tax reform in Smithers, Terrace
October 10 -- Prince Rupert absent from Tax Reform sessions planned by MP Nathan Cullen NCR
October 4 -- Local MPs share concerns in light of recent cyber-security breach
October 2 -- MP Nathan Cullen hails first ballot victory for Jagmeet Singh  NCR


September 29 -- Northern MP weighs in on MMIWG hearings from Smithers
September 29 -- Elmer Derrick's final journey brings return to Northwest NCR
September 22 -- Cullen concerned about Greyhound Service Cut Plan
September 22 -- MP Nathan Cullen says Greyhound can do more to keep Northern Service
September 22 -- Smithers to host MMIWG inquiry next week  NCR
September 22 -- Phoenix payroll system under budget? Sounds like creative accounting to expert
September 21 -- Why do tax crusaders Trudeau and Morneau suddenly look so nervous?
September 21 -- Phoenix leaked employees' date, says privacy commissioner
September 21 -- Cullen increasingly frustrated with Missing Women's Inquiry
September 21-- Hereditary Chiefs of Lax Kw'alaams speak out again on Oil Tanker Moratorium and Great Bear Rainforest  NCR
September 20 -- Opposition MPs urge Morneau to extend tax proposals to family trusts
September 20 -- Cullen endorses Singh for Federal NDP leadership
September 20 -- Cullen endorses Jagmeet Singh to lead federal NDP Party
September 20 -- MP Nathan Cullen endorses Jagmeet Singh in Leadership race for Federal NDP
September 20 -- Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP throws support to Jagmeet Singh in NDP leadership contest  NCR
September 19 -- Canada's privacy commissioner 'very concerned' about corder phone searches
September 18 -- Canadians should worry about U.S. border searches of cell phones: privacy czar
September 16 -- NDP drawing fall plans 'in pencil' due to leadership race
September 6 -- Skeena MP latest to weigh in on Greyhound application to end Northern BC service  NCR
September 5 -- Government added privacy protections to MyDemocracy.ca contract only after privacy commissioner began investigation: documents


August 31 -- Trio of federal politicians host BBQ, conversation at Rotary Lakeside Park
August 24 -- MP Nathan Cullen wants the Feds to keep promise on Reviewing Fisheries Act
August 5 -- Business as usual for Kitimat's LNG projects
August 3 -- North Coast received what they voted for by electing NDP


July 31 -- NDP Leadership race enters critical stage as candidates prepare final push
July 27 -- MP Cullen says LNG didn't have enough local support
July 25 -- Nathan Cullen cites lack of "Social Licence" as one factor towards Pacific NorthWest LNG cancellation NCR
July 25 -- A shoe drops for Petronas ... and Prince Rupert is not a good fit for Malaysia's LNG terminal plans  NCR
July 21 -- Short notice for MMIW inquiry community meetings
July 13 -- National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls to stop in Smithers  NCR
July1 2 -- Federal commissioners asked to probe Liberal-connected firm's cash-for-access pitch
July 12 -- Environmental groups point to Federal Carbon ambitions in presentations against Pacific NorthWest LNG  NCR
July 7 -- Federal infrastructure grants to take a Green swing  NCR


June 16 -- MP Nathan Cullen is urging the Federal Government to support wild salmon
June 15 -- MP Nathan Cullen wants more action on Softwood Lumber File
June 14 -- Expat Canadians fret bill allowing their vote is doomed, despite Liberal vow
June 14 -- Elections BC reviewing political flyers from federal NDP
June 13 -- NDP calls for new committee to review watchdog appointments
June 12 -- NDP proposes rule change for watchdogs
June 12 -- Northwestern B.C. NDP MP deals with new faces both in Victoria and in  Ottawa
June 12 -- NDP aims to change rules to guarantee Non-Partisan Federal Watchdogs
June 1 -- MP Nathan Cullen's electoral reform motion defeated yesterday in Parliament


May 31 -- Liberals' fundraising bill fails to quell cash-for-access charges
May 30 -- Critical electoral reform vote tomorrow in Parliament: MP Nathan Cullen
May 24 -- NDP MP Nathan Cullen on tour demanding electoral reform
May 22 -- Electoral reform advocate on the move
May 17 -- Cullen concerned about loopholes in Tanker Ban legislation
May 15 -- Reaction pour in on Oil Tanker Moratorium Act
May 13 -- Liberals bill to ban North coast tankers a 'milestone;' Cullen
May 12 -- Liberals introduce oil-tanker ban for north coast and Haida Gwaii
May 4 -- Nathan Cullen scolded for comparing Liberal fundraising changes to polishing a 'turd'


April 28 -- MP Nathan Cullen continues fight for electoral reform
April 28 -- MP Nathan Cullen on the road for Electoral Reform
April 27 -- MP Nathan Cullen Talks MMIWG Inquiry and Marijuana legalization (audio)
April 27 -- Cullen on Softwood (video)
April 3 -- The push back for electoral reform NCR
April 3 -- Electoral reform hopes kept alive as Nathan Cullen leads the charge  NCR


March 27 -- Nathan Cullen isn't giving up on democratic reform (audio)
March 24 -- Cullen launches Cross-Canada Tour to Save Electoral reform
March 24 -- Cullen continues battle to change Canada's voting system
March 23 -- Feds asleep as fishing crisis looms
March 23 -- Nathan Cullen planning Town-Hall meetings across Canada to Save electoral reform
March 23 -- Nathan Cullen presents electoral reform petition to Parliament  NCR
March 22 -- Northern BC MPs criticize federal budget
March 22 -- NDP Deputy Finance Critic Nathan Cullen calls Today's budget Speech the Backload budget
March 22 -- Federal budget shows lack of Liberal campaign promises: Critic
March 2 -- Nathan Cullen assigned additional role with NDP caucus in Ottawa  NCR
March 1 -- MP Nathan Cullen takes on new roles amid NDP leadership race


February 28 -- NWCC 'Open the Doors' Open House (video)
February 17 -- Electoral reform? What electoral reform? NCR
February 16 -- European Trade Deal could get Canada sued by Foreign Companies: MP Nathan Cullen
February 15 -- MP Nathan Cullen concerned Trudeau dropped the ball in recent visit with Trump
February 15 -- MP Nathan Cullen throws his support behind Terrace Hospital expansion plans (video)
February 15 -- MP Nathan Cullen discusses latest census numbers (audio)
February 14 -- Nathan Cullen's Terrace forum looks at electoral reform   (video)
February 11 -- Fight for electoral reform continues 
February 13 -- Nathan Cullen hosts Trump Forum in Terrace  (video)
February 9 -- Cullen talks Trump (video)
February 7 -- Electoral reform betrayal
February 7 -- Petition calls for Federal government to uphold electoral reform promise
February 6 -- Liberal's Electoral Reform decision remains contentious issue for MP Nathan Cullen NCR
February 2 -- PM acted like a "spoiled child' in dismissing electoral reform: Cullen
February 1 -- Cullen calls Trudeau a Liar, After PM abandons Electoral Reform Promise
February 1 -- MP Nathan Cullen calls Trudeau's broken electoral reform promise a betrayal


January 31 -- Nathan Cullen pitches all-party bill on electoral reform
January 24 -- Cullen on NDP leadership (video)
January 20 -- Northwestern BC NDP MP still not interested in leadership bid
January 19 -- Toboggan Creek Fish Hatchery under threat of closing 
January 19 -- Toboggan Creek Hatchery (video)
January 19 -- MP Nathan Cullen and Smithers Hatchery raise concerns about lack of funding (audio)
January 19 -- MP Nathan Cullen pressures Feds to Fund Fish Hatcheries
January 16 -- MP Nathan Cullen calls possible plans for shipping LNG out of Ridley a 'good first step'  NCR
January 9 -- AltaGas project gets seal of approval from Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP  NCR
January 7 -- Cullen gives proposed Propane Export Terminal Big Thumbs Up
January 6 -- MP Nathan Cullen welcomes AltaGas Ridley Island Propane Export Facility

Archive items from 2016 can be found here
Archive items from 2015 can be found here
Archive items from 2014 can be found here
Archive items from 2012 and 2013 can be found here

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