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Murray Rankin

Current Member of The House of Commons - Victoria, British Columbia

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1950-01-25

Place of Birth:  Belleville, Ontario, Canada

Profession | Occupation:  lawyer, professor of law

Contact Information

Language Preference:  French, English

Parliamentary Address

House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A6
  Phone: 613-996-2358
  Fax: 613-952-1458
  Email: Murray.Rankin@parl.gc.ca

Constituency Address

1057 Fort Street
Victoria, British Columbia
V8V 3K5
  Phone: 250-363-3600
  Fax: 250-363-8422
  Email: Murray.Rankin@parl.gc.ca


Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 2,031 days (5 years, 6 months, 22 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Victoria New Democratic Party 2015-10-19 Elected
Victoria New Democratic Party 2012-11-26
(By-Election)
Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
New Democratic Party 2012-11-26 -  

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

House Leader
Portfolio Term
N.D.P. Deputy House Leader 2018-01-25 -  
N.D.P. House Leader 2016-10-19 - 2017-10-23
Critic
Area of Responsibility Term
National Revenue 2013-01-17 - 2015-01-22
Pensions 2013-08-13 - 2015-01-22
Health 2015-01-23 - 2015-11-11
Justice 2015-11-12 - 2017-12-13
Leader of the Government in the House of Commons 2016-10-19 - 2017-10-24
Justice 2017-10-25 -  
Assistant / Associate Critic
Area of Responsibility Term
National Revenue 2015-01-23 - 2015-11-11
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Health Vice-Chair 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2013-10-16 - 2015-08-02)
Standing Committee on Finance Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2011-06-02 - 2013-09-13)
Standing Committee on Finance Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2013-10-16 - 2015-08-02)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Health Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2013-10-16 - 2015-08-02)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Vice-Chair 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2016-02-16 - 2016-12-01)
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 - 2016-12-01)
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2018-01-29 -  )
Committees - Joint

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying Vice-Chair 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )

Board of Internal Economy

Role Term
Member
Representative of the New Democratic Party
2016-10-19 - 2017-10-23

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

Burning barns and Keable: can a provincial crime inquiry probe the R.C.M.P.?. The Supreme Court law review. 1: 381-400 1980

Offshore oil and gas and coastal British Columbia: the legal framework. The Advocate. 62(4): 497 July 2004

Alcan's Kemano Project : options and recommendations. [Victoria, B.C.]: [Kemano Steering Committee]; 127 p. Oct. 1992

Business secrets across international borders: one aspect of the transborder data flow debate. Canadian business law journal. 10(2): 213-46 May 1985

Constitutional law - a new basis for screening constitutional questions under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms - prejudging the evidence?. The Canadian bar review. 66(2): 365-89 June 1987

The cabinet and the agencies: toward accountability in British Columbia. University of British Columbia law review. 19(1): 25-71 Winter 1985

The British Columbia Administrative Tribunals Act: Evaluating Reforms to the Standard of Review and Tribunals' Jurisdiction Over Constitutional Issues. Canadian journal of administrative law & practice. 18(2): 165-87 June 2005

La liberté d'information et la lettre McMurtry : une réaction aux préocupations provinciales : un travail de recherche préparé pour l'Association du barreau canadien. [Ottawa]: Association du barreau canadien; 53 p. 1982

'Work product information' and federal privacy laws: while not particularly complex, there is still no real clarity on the issue under PIPEDA. Canadian lawyer. 32(9): 36 Sept. 2008

The new Access to Information and Privacy Act: a critical annotation. Ottawa law review. 15(1): 1-37 Winter 1983

Private-sector privacy comes to British Columbia. The Advocate. 62(1): 17 Jan. 2004

Unemployment insurance: a policy dilemma. Queen's law journal. 10(1): 85-108 Fall 1984

Economic incentives for environmental protection: some Canadian approaches. Journal of environmental law and practice. 1(3): 241-58 Aug. 1990

Andrew Petter, Q.C.. The Advocate. 61(4): 493 July 2003

Privacy & technology: a Canadian perspective. Alberta law review. 22(3): 323-47 Summer 1984

Dangerous moves: the law responds to the transportation of dangerous goods. University of British Columbia law review. 24(2): 191-227 Summer 1990

The Supreme Court of Canada and the international uranium cartel: Gulf oil and Canadian sovereignty. The Supreme Court law review. 2: 411-30 1981

National security: information, accountability, and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service. The University of Toronto law journal. 36(3): 249-85 Summer 1986

Courts, boards and legislatures: a case comment on Ocean Port Hotel Limited v. B.C. The Advocate. 60(1): 63 Jan. 2002

The Access to Information Act 25 Years Later: Toward a New Generation of Access Rights in Canada. Canadian Journal of Administrative Law & Practice. 21(3): 323-59 Nov. 2008

Regulatory reform in the British Columbia petroleum industry : the Oil and Gas Commission. Alberta law review. 38(1): 143-69 June 2000

Case comment: Ocean Port Hotel Limited v. B.C. (General Manager, Liquor Control). The Advocate. 57(5): 709-18 Sept. 1999

The eyes have it: seeing justice in the law of bias. The Advocate. 56(5): 681 Sept. 1998

Administrative law : a treatise / Rene Dussault and Louis Borgeat ; translated by Murray Rankin. 2nd ed. Toronto: Carswell; 5 v. 1985

The enforcement of environmental law: taking the environment seriously. University of British Columbia law review. 17(1): 35-7 Winter 1983

Freedom of information and the McMurtry letter : a response to provincial concerns : a research study prepared for the Canadian Bar Association. [Ottawa]: Canadian Bar Association; 64 p. 1982

Contact Information

Language Preference:  French, English

Parliamentary Address

House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A6
  Phone: 613-996-2358
  Fax: 613-952-1458
  Email: Murray.Rankin@parl.gc.ca

Constituency Address

1057 Fort Street
Victoria, British Columbia
V8V 3K5
  Phone: 250-363-3600
  Fax: 250-363-8422
  Email: Murray.Rankin@parl.gc.ca


Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 2,031 days (5 years, 6 months, 22 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
Victoria New Democratic Party 2015-10-19 Elected
Victoria New Democratic Party 2012-11-26
(By-Election)
Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
New Democratic Party 2012-11-26 -  

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

House Leader
Portfolio Term
N.D.P. Deputy House Leader 2018-01-25 -  
N.D.P. House Leader 2016-10-19 - 2017-10-23
Critic
Area of Responsibility Term
National Revenue 2013-01-17 - 2015-01-22
Pensions 2013-08-13 - 2015-01-22
Health 2015-01-23 - 2015-11-11
Justice 2015-11-12 - 2017-12-13
Leader of the Government in the House of Commons 2016-10-19 - 2017-10-24
Justice 2017-10-25 -  
Assistant / Associate Critic
Area of Responsibility Term
National Revenue 2015-01-23 - 2015-11-11
Committees - House of Commons

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Standing Committee on Health Vice-Chair 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2013-10-16 - 2015-08-02)
Standing Committee on Finance Member 41st Parliament, 1st Session
(2011-06-02 - 2013-09-13)
Standing Committee on Finance Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2013-10-16 - 2015-08-02)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Health Member 41st Parliament, 2nd Session
(2013-10-16 - 2015-08-02)
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Vice-Chair 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2016-02-16 - 2016-12-01)
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 - 2016-12-01)
Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2018-01-29 -  )
Committees - Joint

Committee membership is shown below by session. All members who served on a committee at any time during a session are listed.

Committee Role Term
Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying Vice-Chair 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )

Board of Internal Economy

Role Term
Member
Representative of the New Democratic Party
2016-10-19 - 2017-10-23

Selected Publications

The following is a select bibliography, representing key titles or contributions from the parliamentarian’s collection of published works. To learn more about this parliamentarian’s written works please consult a library near you.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the following information. Should you find any errors please contact us via e-mail at: parlinfo@parl.gc.ca.

Burning barns and Keable: can a provincial crime inquiry probe the R.C.M.P.?. The Supreme Court law review. 1: 381-400 1980

Offshore oil and gas and coastal British Columbia: the legal framework. The Advocate. 62(4): 497 July 2004

Alcan's Kemano Project : options and recommendations. [Victoria, B.C.]: [Kemano Steering Committee]; 127 p. Oct. 1992

Business secrets across international borders: one aspect of the transborder data flow debate. Canadian business law journal. 10(2): 213-46 May 1985

Constitutional law - a new basis for screening constitutional questions under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms - prejudging the evidence?. The Canadian bar review. 66(2): 365-89 June 1987

The cabinet and the agencies: toward accountability in British Columbia. University of British Columbia law review. 19(1): 25-71 Winter 1985

The British Columbia Administrative Tribunals Act: Evaluating Reforms to the Standard of Review and Tribunals' Jurisdiction Over Constitutional Issues. Canadian journal of administrative law & practice. 18(2): 165-87 June 2005

La liberté d'information et la lettre McMurtry : une réaction aux préocupations provinciales : un travail de recherche préparé pour l'Association du barreau canadien. [Ottawa]: Association du barreau canadien; 53 p. 1982

'Work product information' and federal privacy laws: while not particularly complex, there is still no real clarity on the issue under PIPEDA. Canadian lawyer. 32(9): 36 Sept. 2008

The new Access to Information and Privacy Act: a critical annotation. Ottawa law review. 15(1): 1-37 Winter 1983

Private-sector privacy comes to British Columbia. The Advocate. 62(1): 17 Jan. 2004

Unemployment insurance: a policy dilemma. Queen's law journal. 10(1): 85-108 Fall 1984

Economic incentives for environmental protection: some Canadian approaches. Journal of environmental law and practice. 1(3): 241-58 Aug. 1990

Andrew Petter, Q.C.. The Advocate. 61(4): 493 July 2003

Privacy & technology: a Canadian perspective. Alberta law review. 22(3): 323-47 Summer 1984

Dangerous moves: the law responds to the transportation of dangerous goods. University of British Columbia law review. 24(2): 191-227 Summer 1990

The Supreme Court of Canada and the international uranium cartel: Gulf oil and Canadian sovereignty. The Supreme Court law review. 2: 411-30 1981

National security: information, accountability, and the Canadian Security Intelligence Service. The University of Toronto law journal. 36(3): 249-85 Summer 1986

Courts, boards and legislatures: a case comment on Ocean Port Hotel Limited v. B.C. The Advocate. 60(1): 63 Jan. 2002

The Access to Information Act 25 Years Later: Toward a New Generation of Access Rights in Canada. Canadian Journal of Administrative Law & Practice. 21(3): 323-59 Nov. 2008

Regulatory reform in the British Columbia petroleum industry : the Oil and Gas Commission. Alberta law review. 38(1): 143-69 June 2000

Case comment: Ocean Port Hotel Limited v. B.C. (General Manager, Liquor Control). The Advocate. 57(5): 709-18 Sept. 1999

The eyes have it: seeing justice in the law of bias. The Advocate. 56(5): 681 Sept. 1998

Administrative law : a treatise / Rene Dussault and Louis Borgeat ; translated by Murray Rankin. 2nd ed. Toronto: Carswell; 5 v. 1985

The enforcement of environmental law: taking the environment seriously. University of British Columbia law review. 17(1): 35-7 Winter 1983

Freedom of information and the McMurtry letter : a response to provincial concerns : a research study prepared for the Canadian Bar Association. [Ottawa]: Canadian Bar Association; 64 p. 1982