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Green MP for Thunder Bay—Superior North (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 49.90% of the vote.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, not just in Thunder Bay, but all across Canada, we have seniors stacked up like cordwood in cots in hallways, without comfort or dignity. ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, Canadians from Thunder Bay—Superior North and across Canada are repeatedly sending me petitions about the Communist Chinese persecuting Falun Gong only because the latter ...

Posted on Twitter .@ElizabethMay this morning on @cbcradio The Current: Voters have the right to know politician's personal beliefs http://t.co/RMvoXHnCdf

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Mentioned by The Chronicle Journal Hyer rejects 'watered down' MP bill A Conservative private member's bill intending to restore some autonomy to MPs passed by a lopsided margin Wednesday, but one Northwestern Ontario MP said it was too weak to support. Green Party MP Bruce Hyer said that by the time the bill came for a ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, In 1973 an oil pricing crisis broke out. OPEC forced the price of oil to skyrocket. The price of oil quadrupled. That was over ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition has to do with impaired driving; in other words, drunk drivers. The petitioners call upon the House to pass tougher laws, ...

Voted No on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Posted on Twitter Sad to vote against @MichaelChongMP #reformact bill. This bill was gutted to get support of big 3 parties. Canada deserves more! #cdnpoli

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have received a series of petitions from people in Thunder Bay—Superior North and northwestern Ontario. The petitioners are concerned about the NWMO's, the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted No on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to Fran Hunt-Jinnouchi on her appointment as the Status of Women Critic for the @CanadianGreens! #cdnpoli #women

Posted on Twitter .@FairVoteCanada's Proportional Representation Webinar! Now with improved sound quality! http://t.co/iiwC9tlHRT #fairvotewebinar #cdnpoli

A week ago

Mentioned by news.com Running out of Steam: Canada needs a national rail strategy - Wawa Bruce Hyer, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay – Superior North and Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada, gave a speech in the House of Commons in support of Bill C-640, the VIA Rail Canada Act. MP Hyer said, “Bill C-640 provides a mandate ...

Spoke in the House on VIA Rail Canada Act Mr. Speaker, I have two quick points. The first point is that recently I met with the very dynamic new CEO of VIA, Yves Desjardins-Siciliano. I ...

Mentioned by TbNewsWatch.com MP Bruce Hyer makes House of Commons plea for passenger rail billCANADA THUNDER BAY -- Bruce Hyer says the fate of Canada's passenger rail system hangs in the balance. The Green Party MP (Thunder Bay-Superior North) on Friday made an impassioned plea in the House of Commons supporting Bill C-640, which would apply ...

Mentioned by news.com Running out of Steam: Canada needs a national rail strategy - Wawa Bruce Hyer, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay – Superior North and Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada, gave a speech in the House of Commons in support of Bill C-640, the VIA Rail Canada Act. MP Hyer said, “Bill C-640 provides a mandate ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am receiving hundreds and hundreds of petitions dealing with the Nuclear Waste Management Organization. Many of these petitioners are from Thunder Bay—Superior North, ...

Posted on Twitter Check out @FairVoteCanada's Proportional Representation Webinar. Make 2015 the LAST unfair election in Canada! http://t.co/iiwC9tlHRT

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, as a former adjudicator myself, I am quite alarmed by Bill C-51. It is not, in my opinion, primarily directed against terrorism. Let us ...

Posted on Twitter #FreedomToReadWeek starts today! Intellectual freedom is guaranteed to all Canadians in the Charter of Rights and Freedoms #cndpoli

Mentioned by Net Newsledger It is Called Question Period – Not Answer Period Parliament Hill THUNDER BAY - In political circles, Question Period in the House of Commons is aptly named. Questions are asked, often answers are never really given. On Monday in the House of Commons, Thunder Bay Superior North MP Bruce Hyer was ...

Mentioned by TbNewsWatch.com Hyer to ask federal finance minister about city's event centre funding during ... MP Bruce Hyer (Green, Thunder Bay-Superior North) said he intends to ask Finance Minister Joe Oliver during Question Period when the government will start supporting municipal governments on funding key infrastructure projects, specifically identifying the ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Bill C-44, An Act to amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act ... Mr. Chair, PV-2 and PV-3 are very similar except that PV-2 refers to duties and functions and PV-3 refers to investigations. These two proposed subclauses in ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-40, An Act respecting the Rouge National Urban Park and Order ... Mr. Chair, I'll do a short preamble, if I may, and then I'll be short on the amendment. Ms. May would have liked to be here ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-15, An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. With regard to clause 112, this amendment would restore the words “and land and water boards” to the preamble of the Mackenzie ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Review of the Board of Internal Economy - BOIE Thank you, Mr. Chair. I have a small preamble. First of all, I'd like to thank the committee for your indulgence in inviting us to be ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-512 An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (confidence motion)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-508 An Act to amend the Auditor General Act (obstruction)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-507 An Act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (obstruction)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-440 An Act to amend the Firearms Act (transfer)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-439 An Act respecting the rights of air passengers

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Resource Development in Northern Canada Thank you very much. First of all, I'm sorry that I was 15 minutes late and missed some of your presentations, but I've read them all. ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Review of the Delivery of Front-Line Health and Wellbeing Services for Canadian ... That's what your written comments said. That leads to my next question. You mentioned that income is a huge determinant, and that's reinforced by what you ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Review of the Delivery of Front-Line Health and Wellbeing Services for Canadian ... Thanks very much. Rear-Admiral, I have one question. I'm the MP for Thunder Bay. We have several reserve units in Thunder Bay, and “reserve” does not ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-343 An Act respecting the locking of cellular telephones

Spoke at the Environment committee on Statutory Review of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act Thank you, Mr. Bennett. This is a question for all of you. A number of previous witnesses have talked about how the present process seems to ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-560 An Act respecting the locking of cellular telephones