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Ending Hate Crimes in Canada

Murray Rankin speaks in support of Bill C-305 in the House, February 2, 2017

Supporting safe consumption sites

Murray Rankin speaks in support of Bill C-37 in the House of Commons, February 1, 2017

Reflections on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Fighting for new support for Canadians after jury duty

Traumatized by his experience as a juror in a murder trial, Mark Farrant is leading a fight for new support services for jurors across Canada

Murray Rankin calls for equal funding for Aboriginal children

Remarks in Parliament, October 27, 2016

Murray Rankin supports the Paris climate agreement

Government kills bill to stop animal cruelty

My statement to the Members of the Ministerial Panel on the Proposed Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

Join us for a public meeting on the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement

Lawyers Weekly: Proposed security review panel called ‘positive’ but with caveats

Exception allowing ministers to limit access to information ‘disturbingly wide’

NDP: DECRIMINALIZE MARIJUANA NOW

Government adopts NDP plan for a fair and open electoral reform committee

Speech in the House of Commons, June 2, 2016

Murray Rankin speaks on medical assistance in dying

Final speech on C-14 at Third Reading in the House of Commons

Statement from NDP Justice Critic Murray Rankin on the Liberal party resolution to make C14 Charter compliant

Town Hall on Climate Change

Speech on Bill C-14 at Report Stage

Murray Rankin opposes the "unconstitutional" bill after government rejects key amendments

Federal help is needed to solve housing and homelessness crisis in Greater Victoria

Murray Rankin asks federal government for an immediate commitment to match regional and provincial funding to housing

NDP glad to see calls for ferry funding get results

NDP response to Physician Assisted Dying Committee's final report, tabled today

The Federal goverment must immediately invest in public housing

Statement in the House of Commons

Victoria MP seeks to improve 'desperate' state of palliative care

NDP MP SHEILA MALCOLMSON TABLES ABANDONED VESSELS BILL

NDP MPs call for B.C. Ferries to access federal infrastructure grants

MPs MARK ANNIVERSARY OF MANDELA’S PASSING WITH CALL TO FREE POLITICAL PRISONERS

Statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

Ottawa shunning B.C. lead on AIDS

Environmental giant Rankin to Meet with North Okanagan-Shuswap constituents

Health-care innovation needs politically neutral body, panel says

Canada Revenue Agency writes off billions in 'uncollectible' debts

Late soldier’s Victoria family outraged by general’s medal snub

Conservative prescription drug failures put Canadians’ health at risk

Fossil fuel protesters get warm welcome from MP Rankin

Town hall will address mail delivery

Work with the provinces to strengthen public medicare: Health Critic Murray Rankin MP

Conservatives must get serious about tax evasion: MP Murray Rankin

Speech on the bicentennial of Sir John A Macdonald's birth

House of Commons, April 29, 2015

MP Murray Rankin's speech on the 2015 budget

House of Commons, April 28, 2015

New Democrats raise concerns about pesticide approvals in supplementary report to Health Committee

MP Murray Rankin demands financial security for thalidomide survivors

Micro plastic ban gains momentum

Saanich News

An Earth Day message

By Murray Rankin, MP

Victoria-area MPs organize town hall meeting on Bill C-51 after public outcry

Removal of ban on citronella is a victory for all Canadians

Five hours every five years isn't good enough

Murray Rankin calls for health committee to extend its pesticides review to ensure protection of health, safety and the environment

Samara Canada Top MP Websites 2014

Comment: Make the next election the last unfair election

NEW DEMOCRATS TO MAKE PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION AN ELECTION PRIORITY

PARLIAMENT WILL DEBATE COMPENSATION FOR THALIDOMIDE SURVIVORS

CAPITAL REGION RENTERS FACE AFFORDABLE HOUSING CRISIS

Mayors, MP call for delay in community mailboxes

Mailbox consultation needed, mayors say

Statement on Harassment Incidents on Parliament Hill

NDP and Liberals blast government over offshore pension revelations

CBC probe found public servants' retirement funds invested via Luxembourg shell companies

Record numbers relying on food banks under Conservatives

Food Banks Canada backs NDP childcare plan

Canada Post ends home delivery for 18,000 in Greater Victoria

Reflections on yesterday's events in Ottawa

Revenue Canada targets birdwatchers for political activity

Muzzling of federal scientists worse than ever

NDP legislation would allow scientists to speak publicly, prevent suppression of scientific results

NEW DEMOCRAT CAUCUS MEMBERS ELECT RANKIN BC CAUCUS CHAIR

COMMENT: Canadians deserve answers on political activity audits

Are the Conservatives misusing Canada’s tax agency to silence their critics?

CRA to cut managers, fold tax-evasion units, memo shows

Murray Rankin calls for immediate suspension of targeted audits of charities

CONSERVATIVES GIVE CHINA CONTROL OVER INVESTMENTS IN CANADA

New study shows deep and persistent wealth inequality in Canada

Data reinforce need to grow the Canada Pension Plan

Tell Health Canada to Label GMOs

CONSERVATIVES IGNORE WIDESPREAD CALLS FOR ACTION ON RETIREMENT SECURITY

Comment: Tory audit tactics on charities worrisome

Conservatives reject hearings into charity audits

NEW DEMOCRATS CALL FOR INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION OF CRA CHARITY AUDITS

Federal Tories absent from Mount Polley issue

CANADIANS FIGHT BACK AGAINST CONSERVATIVE TAX SNOOPING LAW

EDITORIAL: Transparency goes both ways

CRA's charity audits prompt NDP call for summer meeting

NDP CALLS FOR SPECIAL HEARINGS INTO CONSERVATIVE CRACKDOWN ON CHARITIES

Federal New Democrats launch National Day of Action on climate change

Charity chill raises alarm

NDP CALLS FOR CALL FOR INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION OF CRA CHARITY AUDITS

How to Stop Canadian Multinationals from Dodging Their Taxes

Aspiring citizens face nightmare of lost files

NDP calls for external probe of tax agency's political audits of charities

NDP CALLS ON CANADIAN GOVERNMENT TO SUPPORT CEASEFIRE IN MIDDLE EAST

NDP WELCOMES SUPREME COURT DECISION IN FAVOUR OF THE TSILHQOT’IN AND XENI GWET’IN NATIONS

RISKY CONSERVATIVE PENSION SCHEME PUTS RETIREMENT SECURITY AT RISK

Pipeline opposition far from silenced

NDP WANTS TO CRACK DOWN ON AGRESSIVE TAX AVOIDANCE

Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project gets thumbs up from feds

NEW DEMOCRATS STAND WITH BC AGAINST NORTHERN GATEWAY

NDP CALL FOR GMO LABELING GAINS MOMENTUM, WIDESPREAD SUPPORT

Government may delay decision on Enbridge Northern Gateway: Rickford

Conservatives block NDP amendment to Bill C-31 to add gender identity to the hate crimes section of the criminal code

NDP MP Murray Rankin demands Conservatives reject the Enbridge pipeline project

Speech to Motion M 504 Concerning Violence Against Women

OPPOSITION TO ENBRIDGE NORTHERN GATEWAY MOUNTS AS DECISION LOOMS

Statement on Climate Change

Around Town: Keeping theatre accessible to all

CONSERVATIVES HAVE TO FIX FLAWED FATCA AGREEMENT: NDP

Say no to GMO: Halifax protesters

Around Town: Creating the car of the future

NDP DEMANDS MINISTER ADDRESS REPORTED CANADIAN CONNECTION TO CRÉDIT SUISSE TAX EVASION SCHEME

Maher: Government making it easier to spy on Canadians without warrants or oversight

Conservatives try to sell intrusions into our privacy by linking them to child protection

Minister, police disagree on new powers to see tax data

Speech to NDP Bill C-539 Promotion of Local Foods Act

Police could see tax info without warrant under proposed law

U.S. tax law puts privacy of Canadians in ‘jeopardy,’ NDP warns

Get FATCA out of the budget bill, NDP urges

CONSERVATIVES MUST REMOVE FATCA FROM BUDGET BILL

Conservatives are failing Canada on retirement security

CONSERVATIVES MUST STOP IGNORING SCIENCE

Science-based Decision-making Vital for Proper Ocean Management

Conservatives finally agree to remove some of the worst aspects of their so-called Fair Elections Act

NDP ASKING JOHN DUNCAN TO BLOCK UNFAIR ELECTIONS ACT

Conservative Bill C-23 would deny thousands of Canadians their right to vote

Feds propose new risk-sharing pension plan

Food industry loses access to foreign worker plan

NDP calls foul on foreign worker program

Voluntary target benefit pension scheme proposed by Ottawa

Minister of State for Finance Kevin Sorenson announced plan today

CONSERVATIVES FAIL TO ADDRESS RETIREMENT CRISIS

NDP CALLS FOR A MORATORIUM OF THE TEMPORARY FOREIGN WORKER PROGRAM

CONSERVATIVES PLAY POLITICS WITH WHALES

STATEMENT FROM THE OFFICIAL OPPOSITION ON EARTH DAY

Opposition decries government over secrecy on ‘Heartbleed’ bug

MORE TRANSPARENCY NEEDED FROM CONSERVATIVES AFTER CRA DATA BREACH

Revenue Minister won’t comment after major security breach at tax collection agency

STATEMENT BY THE NDP ON THE BUDGET CUTS TO THE CBC

Statement on Jim Flaherty's passing

VICTORIA MP MURRAY RANKIN TO HOLD PUBLIC FORUM ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

Conservatives misled Canadians on CPP/QPP

CPP reform good for seniors, economy in long run: Finance Canada

Harper cabinet ministers had claimed pension changes could cost thousands of jobs, but that analysis deeply flawed, economist says

Thousands of Canadians compromised by government information breaches

Rallies held to decry new federal election rules

NDP STANDS WITH BRITISH COLUMBIANS TO STOP THE NORTHERN GATEWAY PIPELINE

Tips for Tax Time

Celebrating International Women's Day

And Working Every Day to Improve Women's Equality and to End Violence Against Women

ELECTIONS ACT PUBLIC CONSULTATION IN VICTORIA

NDP Campaign to Reduce Food Waste

Update on the ongoing NDP fight against the Elections Act in Ottawa

Murray Rankin - Speech in support of Bill C-442 - National Lyme Disease Strategy Act

TAX HAVENS MUST BE TAKEN SERIOUSLY

CONSERVATIVE DO-NOTHING BUDGET FAILS TO MEET THE NEEDS OF BRITISH COLUMBIANS

NDP DEFENDS CANADIANS’ RIGHT TO VOTE

Canada Revenue audit of green groups raises spectre of intimidation: Editorial

Murray Rankin - Speech to Bill C-23 - Fair Elections Act

Conservatives are misusing CSIS and the RCMP to spy on groups and individuals exercising their democratic rights to oppose the Enbridge pipeline project

Murray Rankin - Speech to NDP Bill C-473 - the Financial Administration Act (balanced representation)

CONSERVATIVES TURNING A BLIND EYE TO THE UNDERGROUND ECONOMY

Government must address public concerns about U.S. tax law

U.S. tax law invades Canada

Times Colonist Editorial

NDP FIGHTING TO KEEP DOOR-TO-DOOR MAIL DELIVERY

Speech in support of NDP motion M-428 to establish an electronic petitioning system in Canada

Speech in opposition to Bill C-2 , an act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

CANADIANS DESERVE ANSWERS ON FATCA

Feds get to work on Rock Bay cleanup in Victoria

by Daniel Palmer, VicNews

Jack Knox: It’s time we had a little talk, Ottawa

STRAHL SCANDAL SHOWS URGENT NEED FOR BETTER OVERSIGHT OF INTELLIGENCE AGENCY

Victoria residents express concerns about Canada Post changes

Victoria MP hosting forum on postal service cuts

VICTORIA MP MURRAY RANKIN TO HOLD PUBLIC MEETING ON CANADA POST SERVICE REDUCTIONS

Closure of world-famous Department of Fisheries & Ocean libraries puts irreplaceable scientific research at risk

CONSERVATIVE-APPOINTEE STRAHL CAUGHT LOBBYING FOR PIPELINE COMPANY

NDP REALITY CHECK: Stephen Harper’s Conservatives are failing British Columbians

CONSERVATIVES BLOCK CPP/QPP EXPANSION

Victoria MP to host meeting on overhaul of Canada Post

Victoria seniors outraged over Canada Post changes

CONSERVATIVES DESTROY POSTAL SERVICES, DRASTICALLY RAISE PRICES

Tories vote down CPP expansion as seniors warn of waning support

Conservatives block action on retirement security

Greater Victoria seniors struggle quietly as help stagnates

Attack on NDP over CPP pulled from Finance Canada website

Conservatives appear cool to CPP expansion

December 6th: A day to remember and a reminder that we must work for change

NDP PROPOSES EXPANDING PENSIONS BENEFITS

Why I will be supporting the 'Reform Act'

PEOPLE HAVE A RIGHT TO KNOW IF THEY ARE CONSUMING GMOs: NDP

Vancouver Island MPs top list of Internet-savvy politicians

Victoria MP asks for funding in ocean research

Questioning CAPP on Enbridge and climate policy at the Standing Committee of Finance of the House of Commons

Chair of Royal Canadian Mint should be fired over tax-haven allegations, Mulcair says

'Not taking this seriously' says NDP critic

NDP CONGRATULATES MIKE HARCOURT ON ORDER OF CANADA HONOUR

Victoria MP Murray Rankin marks one year in office

Transgender Day of Remembrance

FIRST NATIONS CHILDREN DESERVE QUALITY EDUCATION

Federal NDP leader swings through Victoria with talk about fixing CPP

NDP retirement forum finds support in Victoria

MURRAY RANKIN: Act now on retirement plans

CONSERVATIVES MUST ACT ON PENSIONS TO AVOID FISCAL CRISIS

Relief Effort in the Philippines

Remembrance Day

A better way to save for retirement

Grow the CPP, grow your savings

Speech in Opposition to in opposition to Bill C-2, An Act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

Speech to NDP Motion No. 441, a motion to carry out a review of the Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations

Victoria MP Murray Rankin touts findings of study criticizing ocean-research leadership

URGENT NEED FOR BETTER INTEGRATION OF SCIENCE IN OCEAN MANAGEMENT

Time to act to ensure a healthy ocean ecosystem and sustainable marine economy

NDP launches national pensions campaign

PUBLIC TRANSIT WILL BE A PRIORITY FOR AN NDP GOVERNMENT

DEFEAT OF NDP MOTION: LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES DON’T WANT SENATE TO CHANGE

Why we still need a national housing strategy

Harper government cut revenue agency crime unit after report called for strengthening resources

NEW DEMOCRATS CALL FOR AN INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION OF THE CRA

Time to bring back the special organized crime unit at the CRA

NDP STATEMENT IN REACTION TO ENVIRONMENT MINISTER’S CLIMATE DENYING COMMENTS

URGENT ACTION NEEDED TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

VICTORIA MP MURRAY RANKIN WILL HOST A SHORELINE CLEANUP

CRA to reveal details of Mob boss Rizzuto’s refund

DANIEL LEBLANC - OTTAWA — The Globe and Mail

CANADIANS PAYING FOR CONSERVATIVE CUTS

New PBO report shows Conservatives are downloading their cuts to health care and pensions

NDP URGES FLAHERTY TO KEEP HIS WORD AND IMPROVE THE CPP

Victoria poet raises his voice on gender violence

MORE CONSERVATIVE BROKEN PROMISES ON PENSIONS

ALL TALK AND NO ACTION CONSERVATIVES CONTINUE TO FAIL ON THE ENVIRONMENT: NDP

HARPER ON THE RUN FROM ACCOUNTABILITY: NDP

Victoria poet challenges men to speak out against male violence towards women and rape culture

MURRAY RANKIN: Canadian Senate is an outworn tradition

New Democrats call Quebec Charter of Values "state-mandated discrimination"

CONSERVATIVES MUST NOT MISS ANOTHER KEY OPPORTUNITY AT G20

Time for action on economy and diplomacy

SENATE DOESN’T SERVE BRITISH COLUMBIANS

Vancouver Island hasn’t had a senator for over twenty years

Mulcair kicks off the NDP’s Roll up the Red Carpet tour

Electronic Update from Murray Rankin

Plan to cut government tax lawyers could hurt tax evasion fight: critics

STATEMENT FROM NDP ON THE COURT CHALLENGE TO THE HARPER GOVERNMENT’S NEW ENERGY RULES

NDP REALITY CHECK: Conservative hypocrisy on protecting whistleblowers

NEW ENVIRONMENT MINISTER MUST ACT ON CLIMATE AND ARCTIC FILES

PBO CONFIRMS FIRST NATIONS SCHOOLS IN BC BEING UNDERFUNDED BY 50%

CONSERVATIVES FAIL TO MEET GHG DEADLINE—AGAIN

The Rankin File: six months into the job for Victoria's MP

Terror plot: Christy Clark urges people to be vigilant, but not to change

MURRAY RANKIN: We can all help to build a green economy

House officially adjourned for the summer...

NDP PROPOSES INDEPENDENT OVERSIGHT FOR MP EXPENSES

Canada says it supports G8 efforts to curb tax evasion

Speech in the House - Motion No. 428 - Electronic Petitions

CONSERVATIVES MUST NOT UNDERMINE INTERNATIONAL EFFORTS TO COMBAT VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

NDP accuses Harper of stalling G8 tax cheat crackdown

CANADA MUST LEAD G8 PROGRESS ON TAX HAVENS AND TRANSPARENCY: NDP

Speech in the House - Bill S-17

Prison camp kindness gains overdue honours

Question in the House - Government Expenditures

Statement in the House - Second World War Bravery

Rock Bay clean-up to proceed despite budget worries

Murray Rankin: Rookie B.C. MP shows chops as lawyer in helping NDP develop strategy to attack Stephen Harper

High stakes on the high seas at Oak Bay Tea Party

TV importers accuse Ottawa of misleading tariff rulings

CONSERVATIVE IPOD TAX WILL BE APPLIED RETROACTIVELY

The unelected & unaccountable Senate has no place in our democracy

Tax evasion target of new federal team

Question in the House - CRA cuts won't help to catch tax cheats

Murray Rankin, M.P.: Speech to Montreal Convention Of the New Democratic Party, April 13, 2013

MPs want more Revenue Canada powers to fight tax havens

NDP CALLS ON AUDITOR GENERAL TO INVESTIGATE CUTS TO CRA

Question in the House - AG report says CRA has failed to collect $29 billion in unpaid taxes

Speech to NDP motion urging Conservatives to recognize harmful effects of climate change and take action

A Call to Action on Earth Day

Owner of bike shop where Flaherty touted budget says he feels deceived

NDP SLAMS HARPER'S TAX ON CONSUMER GOODS

STATEMENT BY NATIONAL REVENUE CRITIC, MURRAY RANKIN, ON REJECTION OF HIS MOTION

Question in the House - CRA cuts to compliance and enforcement

Question in the House - Tax Hikes in Budget 2013

Speech to Opposition Day Motion on Tax Hikes in Budget 2013

Motion on Tax Hikes in Budget 2013

Victoria MP Rankin talks tough on tax havens

NDP CONDEMNS DECEPTIVE TAX HIKES

Greater Victoria residents want more done to solve homelessness: survey

Revenue Canada cuts undermine tax haven crackdown, NDP says

CONSERVATIVES FAILING TO FIGHT TAX CHEATS

CONSERVATIVES CHASE CHARITIES INSTEAD OF CATCHING TAX CHEATS

More action needed to stop tax cheats, MPs say

Victoria MP urging feds to complete Rock Bay remediation

Murray Rankin: Getting a handle on Canada’s ‘tax gap’

CRA SERVICE CUTS

Why Budget 2013 fails BC and the environment

Another round of cuts planned for Fisheries and Oceans Canada

BUDGET DOESN’T DELIVER RESULTS FOR VICTORIA

CONSERVATIVES CAUSING TAX TIME DISTRESS IN VICTORIA

NDP ENCOURAGES CANADIANS TO CHOOSE SUSTAINABLE SEAFOOD PRODUCTS

COLUMN: Tax time illustrates cuts at CRA

Tax Evasion Canada: Harper Government Accused Of Stonewalling 'Tax Gap' Estimate

Statement on International Women’s Day

Question in the House - Cuts to the Canada Revenue Agency

Canada Revenue Agency blocking attempt to calculate tax evasion: opposition

Page frustrated in bid to calculate tax gap

Question in the House - The Tax Gap

Statement in the House - Conservative Double Standards - EI and the Senate

Jim Flaherty defends FINTRAC over data breach of casino dealings

Question in the House - FINTRAC Breach and Government Accountability

Statement in the House - Shark Finning

NDP CALLS ON ALL MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE TO SUPPORT SHARK FIN IMPORT BAN

Question in the House - Conservative failure to take action on tax havens

Statement in the House - The Senate

Speech in the House - Opposition Motion - Parliamentary Budget Officer

Question in the House – Cost of Tax Havens

Victoria MP settles into Ottawa

Inaugural Speech in the House of Commons - Opposition Motion on Aboriginal Canadians

Canada Revenue Agency encouraging more people to file tax returns online

MURRAY RANKIN NAMED OFFICIAL OPPOSITION CRITIC FOR NATIONAL REVENUE

A bright star for Victoria, Ottawa and Canada

QUESTION IN THE HOUSE - Mega-yacht Marina

TOM MULCAIR OFFICIALLY WELCOMES MURRAY RANKIN TO HIS CAUCUS

Child Care and Early Learning

Stopping the Enbridge Pipeline

Electoral Reform

Retirement Security

Poverty and Homelessness

Times Colonist Candidate Profile - Murray Rankin