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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

Voted Yes on Vote #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Voted Yes on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Voted No on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, the hon. member for Scarborough—Guildwood made a superb case that was well stated and well researched. He is right on target. I was there ...

Spoke in the House on Seniors Mr. Speaker, veterans and all seniors in Thunder Bay—Superior North are worried. My constituent, Louise Fisher, laments that, “Nothing is being done federally to ensure that ...

Mentioned by The Argus.ca Who We Are: Reflections on My Life and Canada The Member of Parliament from Saanich-Gulf Islands spoke to a room full of supporters at her Thunder Bay book launch last Friday. May joked that no political party since Joe Clarks Progressive Conservative Party has had the gender parity that the Green Party now enjoys. Thunder Bay MP Bruce Hyer left the NDP to join the Green Party after the NDP refused to support the scrapping of the long-gun registry, something he believed his constituents desperately wanted. He is currently the Deputy Leader of the Green ...

Voted No on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

This week

Voted No on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Mentioned by The Chronicle Journal Let's have the whole story on N-waste disposal I recently attended the nuclear waste town hall meeting held by MP Bruce Hyer in Schreiber, to facilitate a discussion about whether or not we should bury or transport nuclear waste in Northwestern Ontario. It was a heartbreaking experience to witness ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Join me tomorrow in Thunder Bay where @ElizabethMay holds a launch for her latest book, 'Who We Are': http://t.co/TZR0zM0EUu #TBay #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Congrats to @ElizabethMay for Best Orator win in this year's Parliamentarian of the Year awards! #cdnpoli

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter No matter whether you are for, against, or undecided on burying nuclear waste in Northern Ontario, I want to hear from you. I work for you!

Posted on Twitter Thanks to all who attended nuclear waste meetings so far. Hope to see many more in Geraldton, Longlac, Schreiber, & Manitowadge this week!

Mentioned by The Link Elizabeth May Launches Memoir/Manifesto Hybrid at McGill Despite being the sole Member of Parliament elected from the Green Party in Canada—Bruce Hyer crossed the floor from the NDP last year—Elizabeth May hopes her party will be able to hold the balance of power after the October general election if no one party wins an outright majority. The party leader ... She implored the audience to “write to your Liberal and NDP leaders and suggest cooperating with Greens,” and that they write their MP to lobby for her inclusion in the federal debates next year. “Greens are in ...

Posted on Twitter Honoured to be attending #RemembranceDay in #TBay today, paying tribute to our service men and women. Lest we forget.

Three weeks 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 in the House on Blood Supply Mr. Speaker, in the 1980s, the worst preventable health crisis in Canada's history occurred when 30,000 Canadians were infected with HIV and hepatitis C. Thousands died, ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, I represent Thunder Bay—Superior North and more than 85,000 northern Ontarians who have seen high rates of unemployment thanks to NAFTA, the recession of ...

Posted on Twitter Disappointing #ENVI cttee - Conservatives hardly paid attention as they voted down all 18 Green amendments to strengthen park protections.

Mentioned by The Epoch Times Falun Gong Rally Calls On Harper to Speak Out on Organ Harvesting In China (L-R) Green Party deputy leader Bruce Hyer, Falun Dafa Association of Canada president Xun Li, and Falun Gong practitioners He Lizhi and Paul Li look on as David Kilgour, organ harvesting investigator and former Secretary of State (Asia Pacific), speaks at a press conference on Parliament's Centre Block, Nov. ... “There is no question that this is happening, the practice has been verified several times,” said Liberal MP Judy Sgro to hundreds of Falun Gong practitioners at a rally on Parliament Hill on Tuesday, Nov.

A month ago

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Trade Deal with South Korea Very Bad for Canada – Bruce Hyer OTTAWA — Bruce Hyer, MP for Thunder Bay—Superior North voted last night to protect Canadian industry and sovereignty, and to oppose the lopsided Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement. Hyer and Green Party Leader Elizabeth May were the only MPs ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to radioactive material: (a) which national authorities hold electronic records of transports of radioactive material (especially of fissile material) within Canada or those imported, ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I have been listening to the member say that all free trade is good and that balanced trade deficits are not bad. Now I ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, a few weeks ago, we debated one of the most serious issues that has come before the House in many years. We decided whether ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Ottawa shooting: Hyer hopes 'loss of life is minimal' Thunder Bay-Superior North MP Bruce Hyer says he was at a meeting away from Parliament Hill in Ottawa when gunshots were fired 10 a.m. Wednesday. Parliament Hill attack: 1 gunman dead after soldier killed at National War Memorial. As a former police ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, tonight, I want to talk about the state of this House. Let us face it, Canadian democracy is in deep trouble, especially since the ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Statutory Review of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act I have a lot of questions for you, so I'm going to try to be quick, so how about your trying to be time-effective and see ...

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