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Green MP for Thunder Bay—Superior North (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Mentioned by news.com Letter - Reply to article by Bruce Hyer - Wawa I read with interest Green Party MP Bruce Hyer's comments in your October 8th article “Green Urge Feds to Step Up and Invest in Municipal Infrastructure.” I wish to reply to his unsubstantiated claims with facts. The Harper Government's support for public ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Agree w @ElizabethMay on endorsement of @oliviachow. Olivia is smart, hard-working, honest, and will be an excellent #Toronto mayor #TOpoli

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives have raised EI premiums for years, at a huge cost to small-business owners and workers. Now there is a job-killing tax. The ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen The Gargoyle: War, Whitby and wedded bliss Watching Green Party leader Elizabeth May and Green MP Bruce Hyer at May's Ottawa book launch earlier this week, you wouldn't have known the two were poised to march into the House of Commons an hour or so later and cancel out each other's vote on ...

Spoke in the House on Jean Forsyth Case Morrison Mr. Speaker, I pay tribute today to a great Canadian. On September 22, Jean Forsyth Case Morrison passed after 87 years of service to our country. ...

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Harper's War on Science – Bruce Hyer MP OTTAWA - In 2006, Stephen Harper said, “You won't recognize Canada when I am through with it.” Bruce Hyer MP. It was one time that Harper was open and honest. Many of the attributes that drew me to immigrate to Canada in 1976 have been eroded or ...

Mentioned by 640 Toronto News Canada Joins The War Against ISIS: Agree Or Disagree With The Decision? The Harper government motion to take part in airstrikes in Iraq has passed in the House of Commons. After debating the mission against ISIL for two days, 155 Tory MP's voted in favour. Independent MP Brent Rathgeber and Green MP Bruce Hyer also voted ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Mentioned by The Chronicle Journal Why Canada must go to war WITH all the Ottawa talk of playing politics with war, is Bruce Hyer guilty? Thunder Bay's NDP-turned-Independent-turned Green MP is again apart from his party leader by supporting the government's call to arms. Hyer, you may recall, found himself persona ...

Posted on Twitter Scathing report from Environment Commish shows Govt isn't serous or credible on climate, arctic http://t.co/FujpuCwrCQ #cdnpoli

Mentioned by 640 Toronto News MP's Approve Iraq Airstrikes The Harper government motion to take part in airstrikes in Iraq has passed in the House of Commons. After debating the mission against ISIL for two days, 155 Tory MP's voted in favour. Independent MP Brent Rathgeber and Green MP Bruce Hyer also voted ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted No on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Voted No on Vote #250 That, in relation to the consideration of Government Business No. 13, the debate not be further adjourned.

Posted on Twitter Respect for @ElizabethMay's position on vote tonight; proud of the fact #GPC Greens allow MPs to vote their conscience #nowhip #cdnpoli

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, in May I asked the government if it would finally consider taking real action on climate change and implement a carbon fee and dividend ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I continue to get petitions from across Canada on the issue of missing persons and the DNA database. Although we have now established, in ...

Voted No on Vote #249 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, our Prime Minister is about to send Canadian soldiers to war in Iraq. He will give us just one day to debate a motion ...

Spoke in the House on Department of Public Works and Government Services Act Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to support this bill by my friend, the member for Jonquière—Alma. This bill seeks to require preference be given to ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, this summer I got to paddle for a week through the islands, shoals and riptides of the west coast of B.C., so I can ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I rise tonight to give the Conservatives an idea that might get them re-elected. Does that get their attention? Polling shows clearly that the ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter .@ggreenwald Glen, you must watch Question Period in Canada more often. Our govt specializes in the absurd: http://t.co/0vhge9hTu5 #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Voting machine blunders: what's wrong with good, old fashioned, accurate manual counting? http://t.co/xUV3JcRABx #cdnpoli #nbpoli #demref

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Participating in #climatemarch in #TBay, one 2,646 #PeoplesClimate events in 156 countries today! #climatechange #cdnpoli

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 ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Statutory Review of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act Let me build on that, Mr. Hazell. It sounds as though CEAA is very reactive in its present mode. It sits back and waits for triggers ...

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