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Liberal MP for Humber—St. Barbe—Baie Verte (Newfoundland & Labrador)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 57.00% of the vote.

Two days ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Gerry Byrne: no link between Sport NL criticisms and son's rejected appeal Humber-St. Barbe-Baie Verte MP Gerry Byrne is denying that he targeted Sport Newfoundland and Labrador with critical comments because the organization rejected his appeal to have his son selected to represent the province in the Canada Games.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Here is the @Abacusdata polling of federal party support by region in Newfoundland and Labrador #nlpoli #cdnpoli http://t.co/Td3mef3kZZ

Posted on Twitter Meeting up with my friends from 3K. Come out tomorrow and show our strength. #nlpoli #northernshrimp

Posted on Twitter Just arrived in Gander for the #northernshrimp show of unity against LIFO on tomorrow. Half the Northern Peninsula fleet are here! #nlpoli

This week

Posted on Twitter I'll be at the rally against LIFO in Gander on Wednesday. We need a big, big crowd to send the message "no more!" #nlpoli #northernshrimp

Posted on Twitter Just coming home from Yvonne and Joeseph's special event! How many bride's arrive at their wedding by dog team! Love and best wishes, G&D

Posted on Twitter On our way home from attending one of the most beautiful weddings Denise and I have ever witnessed. With love to our dear dear freinds!

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Transportation Mr. Speaker, we know that Marine Atlantic's 2015 corporate plan has not yet been approved by cabinet, but until then, the crown corporation's operating budget is ...

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Spoke in the House on Rise in anti-Semitism Mr. Chair, I would be pleased to split my time with the hon. member for Mount Royal, who is, I believe it is fair to say, ...

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

Didn't vote on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Didn't vote on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, in the government's response to a report by the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans concerning small craft harbours, a suggestion—no, a promise—was made ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the statutes, regulations, policies and practices governing the Department of Fisheries and Oceans related to the issuing and administration of commercial fishing licences ...

Mentioned by The Telegram Byrne calls MHA cuts a diversion tactic Gerry Byrne suggests the timing of the proposed seat reduction in the House of Assembly is a diversion tactic on behalf of the Conservative government. Gerry Byrne, Liberal MP for Humber-St. Barbe-Baie Verte, addresses the Rotar Club of Corner Brook ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Bill C-21, An Act to control the administrative burden that regulations impose ... Thank you to our witnesses for some excellent presentations, a little polarized, but I think that's to be expected. It allows the committee to get to ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Departmental Performance Reports for 2013-2014 and Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-2015: Vote 1b ... Yes, it is. Mr. Chair, we've had a number of points of order which generally evolve into points of order based on relevancy. It's incumbent upon ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Bill C-21, An Act to control the administrative burden that regulations impose ... That's interesting, because you mentioned earlier that in other jurisdictions, other advanced economies, the problem with their legislation or policies is that they include directives that ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by The Telegram Life on Parliament Hill has been forever changed: MP Gerry Byrne As the weariness of a long and frightening day was audible in Gerry Byrne's voice, the relief and excitement of just being transferred to a larger and more secure location after hours of lock down was also evident.

Mentioned by CTV News MP Gerry Byrne tweets a photo with the caption "Tactical unit on scene now" at ... Members of Parliament tweet that they're being told to lock themselves in offices. MP Gerry Byrne tweets that RCMP entered the area with “guns drawn” and “machine guns deployed.” 10:12 a.m. – In addition to shots outside, MP Michelle Rempel tweets about ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Ottawa shooting: "MPs and staff, we are safe," Gerry Byrne's account Humber-St. Barbe-Baie Verte MP Gerry Byrne wrote this first-person account while Parliament Hill was locked down in the aftermath of the shooting in Ottawa, where a soldier and one gunman were killed Wednesday. When we spoke to Byrne at 4:50 NT, the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Gerry Byrne in no hurry to resign as federal MP Gerry Byrne is defending his decision to stay on as a federal Member of Parliament while at the same time actively touting his intentions to make the switch to provincial politics. The longtime MP for Humber-St. Barbe-Baie Verte announced to great fanfare ...

Spoke in the House on Red Tape Reduction Act Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the hon. member for Winnipeg North in his debut speech since noon today. I do not think ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the Department of Canadian Heritage: what was the (i) date, (ii) location, (iii) agenda, (iv) list of attendees or participants by name and ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Report of the Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. An issue of integrity of the staffing function within the public service was recently put under the microscope at a ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Programs and Activities of the Canadian General Standards Board Thank you to our witnesses for appearing. I'm trying to get a handle on this. There seems to be a consensus that there's value to the ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the financing and operation of the Confederation Bridge: (a) what are the amounts of toll revenues reported to the government as required by ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Study on the Government's Open Data Practices Okay, Mr. Hume, to follow up on that, one of the presenters we've had at committee did suggest that, if the Canadian government and the provincial ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the recognition of the Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Band under the Indian Act, and the administration of the enrollment of applicants in the ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Study on the Government's Open Data Practices Minister, you opened your discussion with us with a reference to the Heartbleed vulnerability and the impact it had on the federal government and its operations. ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Study on the Government's Open Data Practices The conversation seems to be somewhat dominated by economics and economic capacity and opportunity. I think there are two stovepipes in this discussion. One is the ...