Cullen Wins ‘Best Orator’ Award
Smithers, B.C. – Skeena-Bulkley Valley NDP MP Nathan Cullen has been recognized once again by his peers in Ottawa.
He is this year’s winner of the Parliamentarian of the Year award for Best Orator in the House of Commons.
“I’m truly humbled to have won this award, and very thankful to my colleagues for voting me this honour,” said Cullen. “My best speeches are when I’m able to talk about BC’s Northwest and the amazing people who make it home.”
Parliamentarians vote by secret ballot each year to nominate their colleagues for one of eight awards ranging from Most Collegial to Best Rising Star.
This is the second-time Cullen has won an award at this event – he won Most Knowledgeable MP in 2014.
Other winners included interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose who won Hardest Working MP and NDP leader Tom Mulcair who took home Best Parliamentarian of the Year.
The MPs were honoured at Maclean’s Parliamentarians of the Year gala in Ottawa last night. For a full listing of winners click here.