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Richard Cannings

Current Member of The House of Commons - South Okanagan--West Kootenay, British Columbia

Date of Birth (yyyy-mm-dd):  1954-03-31

Place of Birth:  Penticton, British Columbia, Canada

Profession | Occupation:  biologist, author

Contact Information

Language Preference:  English

Parliamentary Address

House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A6
  Phone: 613-996-8036
  Fax: 613-943-0922
  Email: Richard.Cannings@parl.gc.ca

Constituency Address

301 Main Street, Suite 202 (Main Office)
Penticton, British Columbia
V2A 5B7
  Phone: 250-770-4480
  Email: Richard.Cannings@parl.gc.ca


1695A Columbia Avenue
Castlegar, British Columbia
V1N 1J1
  Phone: 250-365-2792
  Fax: 250-365-2793
  Email: Richard.Cannings@parl.gc.ca


Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 1,154 days (3 years, 1 month, 28 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
South Okanagan--West Kootenay New Democratic Party 2015-10-19 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
New Democratic Party 2015-10-19 -  

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Employment and Social Development Post Secondary Education 2015-11-12 - 2018-01-30
Natural Resources Natural Resources 2018-01-31 -  
Assistant / Associate Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Natural Resources Natural Resources 2015-11-12 - 2018-01-30
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 Natural Resources Vice-Chair 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )

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.

The world of fresh water. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 118 p. 1998

Distribution of birds in the intertidal portion of the Fraser River delta, British Columbia. Delta, B.C.: Pacific and Yukon Region, Canadian; 58 p. 1989

Flights of imagination : extraordinary writing about birds. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 273 p. 2010

The New B.C. Roadside Naturalist: A Guide to Nature along B.C. Highways. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 352 p. 2014

Birds of interior BC and the Rockies. Surrey, BC: Heritage House; 434 p. 2009

Birds of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest : a complete guide. Victoria, B.C.: Heritage House; 464 p. 2014

Mountains and northern forests. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 118 p. 1998

Western screech-owl : Otus kennicottii. Philadelphia, Pa.: Birds of North America; 20 p. 2001

Birds of southwestern British Columbia. Surrey, B.C.: Heritage House; 414 p. 2005

An Enchantment of Birds: Memories from a Birder's Life. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books / David Suzuki Foundation; 208 p. 2007

Birdfinding in British Columbia. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 480 p. 2013

Roadside nature tours through the Okanagan : a guide to British Columbia's wine country. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 182 p. 2009

The breeding biology of the horned lark, Eremophila alpestris alpestris L. at Cape St. Mary's Newfoundland. Thesis (M.Sc.)--Memorial University of Newfoundland; 130 p. 1976

British Columbia: A Natural History of Its Origins, Ecology, and Diversity with a New Look at Climate Change. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 384 p. 2015

The B.C. roadside naturalist. Vancouver, B.C.: Greystone Books; 230 p. 2002

Birdfinding in British Columbia. Vancouver, B.C.: Greystone Books; 466 p. 2013

Birds of the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia. Victoria, BC: Royal British Columbia Museum; 420 p. 1987

Geology of British Columbia : a journey through time. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 154 p. 2011

The Rockies: A Natural History. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books / David Suzuki Foundation; 304 p. 2007

Life in the Pacific Ocean. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 118 p. 1999

Analysis of multilocus DNA reveals hybridization in a contact zone between Empidonax flycatchers. Journal of Avian Biology. pp.614-624 Nov 2009

Spotted owls : shadows in an old-growth forest. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 136 p. 2007

Northern saw-whet owl. Washington, D.C.: American Ornithologists' Union; 20 p. 1993

Native plant and animal booklet, southern interior. Victoria, B.C.: Naturescape British Columbia; 56 p. 1997

Contact Information

Language Preference:  English

Parliamentary Address

House of Commons
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0A6
  Phone: 613-996-8036
  Fax: 613-943-0922
  Email: Richard.Cannings@parl.gc.ca

Constituency Address

301 Main Street, Suite 202 (Main Office)
Penticton, British Columbia
V2A 5B7
  Phone: 250-770-4480
  Email: Richard.Cannings@parl.gc.ca


1695A Columbia Avenue
Castlegar, British Columbia
V1N 1J1
  Phone: 250-365-2792
  Fax: 250-365-2793
  Email: Richard.Cannings@parl.gc.ca


Federal Political Experience

Years of Service: 1,154 days (3 years, 1 month, 28 days)

House of Commons

Constituency Political Affiliation at Election Date of Election Result
South Okanagan--West Kootenay New Democratic Party 2015-10-19 Elected

Parliamentary Group

Party Term
New Democratic Party 2015-10-19 -  

Offices and Roles as a Parliamentarian

Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Employment and Social Development Post Secondary Education 2015-11-12 - 2018-01-30
Natural Resources Natural Resources 2018-01-31 -  
Assistant / Associate Critic
Department Portfolio Term
Natural Resources Natural Resources 2015-11-12 - 2018-01-30
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 Natural Resources Vice-Chair 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )
Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure of the Standing Committee on Natural Resources Member 42nd Parliament, 1st Session
(2015-12-03 -  )

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.

The world of fresh water. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 118 p. 1998

Distribution of birds in the intertidal portion of the Fraser River delta, British Columbia. Delta, B.C.: Pacific and Yukon Region, Canadian; 58 p. 1989

Flights of imagination : extraordinary writing about birds. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 273 p. 2010

The New B.C. Roadside Naturalist: A Guide to Nature along B.C. Highways. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 352 p. 2014

Birds of interior BC and the Rockies. Surrey, BC: Heritage House; 434 p. 2009

Birds of British Columbia and the Pacific Northwest : a complete guide. Victoria, B.C.: Heritage House; 464 p. 2014

Mountains and northern forests. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 118 p. 1998

Western screech-owl : Otus kennicottii. Philadelphia, Pa.: Birds of North America; 20 p. 2001

Birds of southwestern British Columbia. Surrey, B.C.: Heritage House; 414 p. 2005

An Enchantment of Birds: Memories from a Birder's Life. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books / David Suzuki Foundation; 208 p. 2007

Birdfinding in British Columbia. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 480 p. 2013

Roadside nature tours through the Okanagan : a guide to British Columbia's wine country. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 182 p. 2009

The breeding biology of the horned lark, Eremophila alpestris alpestris L. at Cape St. Mary's Newfoundland. Thesis (M.Sc.)--Memorial University of Newfoundland; 130 p. 1976

British Columbia: A Natural History of Its Origins, Ecology, and Diversity with a New Look at Climate Change. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 384 p. 2015

The B.C. roadside naturalist. Vancouver, B.C.: Greystone Books; 230 p. 2002

Birdfinding in British Columbia. Vancouver, B.C.: Greystone Books; 466 p. 2013

Birds of the Okanagan Valley, British Columbia. Victoria, BC: Royal British Columbia Museum; 420 p. 1987

Geology of British Columbia : a journey through time. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 154 p. 2011

The Rockies: A Natural History. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books / David Suzuki Foundation; 304 p. 2007

Life in the Pacific Ocean. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 118 p. 1999

Analysis of multilocus DNA reveals hybridization in a contact zone between Empidonax flycatchers. Journal of Avian Biology. pp.614-624 Nov 2009

Spotted owls : shadows in an old-growth forest. Vancouver, BC: Greystone Books; 136 p. 2007

Northern saw-whet owl. Washington, D.C.: American Ornithologists' Union; 20 p. 1993

Native plant and animal booklet, southern interior. Victoria, B.C.: Naturescape British Columbia; 56 p. 1997