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  • His favourite word is ela.

Green MP for Thunder Bay—Superior North (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #248 That the Standing Committee on the Status of Women be instructed to undertake a study on the subject ...

Voted Yes on Vote #247 That the motion be amended by replacing the words “education and social programs” with the words “education programs, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #246 on Bill C-584 Respecting the Corporate Social Responsibility Inherent in the Activities of Canadian Extractive Corporations in Developing ...

Voted No on Vote #245 on Bill C-41 Implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Korea

Voted No on Vote #244 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics, presented on Wednesday, ...

Two days ago

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 days ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, three months ago, the Conservative cabinet approved Enbridge's northern gateway pipeline. Canadians from coast to coast including most first nations had spoken out against ...

A week ago

Mentioned by NorthumberlandView.ca Harper Conservatives vote against helping Canadians save on home energy costs In a House vote on September 24, 2014, Green Party Leader and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands Elizabeth May and Green Deputy Leader Bruce Hyer, MP for Thunder Bay-Superior North, voted in favour of a motion to have the government establish a program ...

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

Mentioned by news.com Conservatives vote down motion to cut Canadian energy bills - Wawa Last night, Thunder Bay-Superior North MP and Deputy Leader of the Green Party Bruce Hyer and Green Party Leader and MP for Saanich-Gulf Islands Elizabeth May voted in favour of a motion to have the government establish a program to support energy ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, the hon. member for Timmins—James Bay and the hon. member for Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing have been passionate about this, have worked long and hard to fight ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, I stand to voice my opposition to the Conservatives' Bill C-36, the so-called “protection of communities and exploited persons act”. Bill C-36 would do ...

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

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, the reform act could help to fix Parliament and restore Canadian democracy, but the leaders of the three major parties threaten to kill the ...

Spoke in the House on Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act Mr. Speaker, the majority of my constituents have indicated to me, by email and in person, that they believe that biological and pragmatic, and even political, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I continue to receive many hundreds of petitions about the Canada–China FIPA, and the concern about the fact that it will be in effect ...

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

Posted on Twitter Pleased to support @tbaymarathon today, recognize the volunteers and runners that make it a success! #TBay

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, if our Prime Minister introduced a bill that would stick Canadian taxpayers with billions of dollars in payouts to China for three decades, give ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Pleased to see so many out w @brentrathgeber and I to @FairVoteCanada NCR meet on #democracy, #demref and #PR2015 http://t.co/7Nw4FnI0dJ

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Bruce Hyer – Harper Deal with Communist China is 'Insane' OTTAWA – Bruce Hyer, MP for Thunder Bay-Superior North and Deputy Leader of the Green Party of Canada denounced Prime Minister Stephen Harper's unprecedented move to ratify the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection ...

Posted on Twitter Doing some 'Independent Thinking on Democracy' 7pm 2nite w @brentrathgeber, author of "Irresponsible Govt": http://t.co/KKBSL9suCy #cdnpoli

Mentioned by Net Newsledger Green Party Alarmed at Canada China Investment Agreement In a media statement from MP Bruce Hyer, “This agreement, also called FIPA (Foreign Investor Protection Agreement), was tabled in the House of Commons on September 26, 2012, quietly and without any briefings or news release. The treaty was never ...

A month ago

Mentioned by news.com Thunder Bay–Superior North MP applauds provincial support for sustainable ... - Wawa Bruce Hyer, MP for Thunder Bay-Superior North, is applauding the premiers for adding their voices to the call for a national energy strategy. The push for smart and sustainable development of Canadian resources is growing stronger, as Ontario Premier ...

Mentioned by news.com Written by Bruce Hyer, MP for Thunder Bay-Superior North - Wawa Bruce Hyer, MP for Thunder Bay-Superior North, is applauding the premiers for adding their voices to the call for a national energy strategy. The push for smart and sustainable development of Canadian resources is growing stronger, as Ontario Premier ...

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