Randall Garrison

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1951 –

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Who is Randall Garrison?

Randall C. Garrison is a Canadian politician and Member of Parliament in the 41st Parliament. He was elected to the House of Commons in the 2011 federal election. He represents the electoral district of Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca and is a member of the New Democratic Party. He serves as the NDP critic for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and transsexual issues, succeeding former MP Bill Siksay, and as NDP critic for public safety. In the 41st Parliament he has introduced three private member bills: An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Criminal Code which reached the Senate, and An Act to amend the Income Tax Act and the Civil Marriage of Non-residents Act both of which only received first reading. A former criminology and political science instructor at Camosun College, Garrison is openly gay and lives in Esquimalt, British Columbia, with his partner, Teddy Pardede.

Garrison previously stood for election in the 2004 and 2006 federal elections, both times as the NDP candidate in the Esquimalt—Juan de Fuca riding and both times narrowly losing to incumbent MP Keith Martin.

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Aug 27, 1951
  • University of British Columbia
Lived in
  • Esquimalt

on July 23, 2013


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