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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

Didn't vote on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Posted on Twitter Fear must not rule us. If 1 man can spread so much fear and hate, imagine how much openness, love we can spread as a whole nation #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Back to Parliament Hill after a terrible #OttawaShooting. Very different environment today. #cdnpoli

Three days ago

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Thought with the family, friends of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo tonight #OttawaShooting #cdnpoli

Mentioned by CBC.ca Ottawa shooting: MP Bruce 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. Get the latest on the Ottawa shooting. As a former police officer and former military member, many ...

Posted on Twitter Clearly a coordinated attack. Shots fired again (10 mins ago) in Centre Block. My Hill staff are in lockdown but safe #TBay #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Thanks to Hill security personnel, Ottawa Police, RCMP for putting themselves in harm's way to keep us safe today #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Thoughts go out to the soldier shot today, Hill personnel #cdnpoli

This week

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I wonder if the hon. member, who knows a lot about medicine, and apparently about Ebola as well, would like to comment on what ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it gives me particular pleasure this morning to present these petitions on neonicotinoids from hundreds of people from across Canada. One reason is that ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, I bring forward an issue that is affecting all Canadian workers, particularly in rural areas, including Thunder Bay—Superior North. Unemployment remains high, and the ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Mr. Speaker, since 2012 the Conservatives have spent $13.5 million harassing charities that have been critical of their policies, especially environment, social justice, and anti-poverty groups. ...

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

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 ...

Two weeks 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 ...

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

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 ...

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