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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.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter "@SMarshall1214: @Gerry_Byrne @CochraneCBCNL @MikeConnors Arcade Fire sure hasn't aged very well" Seth Your dad played bass I played fiddle.

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Something you don't see every! #nlpoli http://t.co/BTZoLye8Xt

Posted on Twitter A whale of a tale. I remember well rescuing a small minke whale caught in a gill net in 1993 in Hare Bay near Brent Island. Quite a feeling

Posted on Twitter Home in Canada! Thank God and thank ourselves for the peace we enjoy. Pray for peace in the mid-east. An end to terrorism can lead to peace.

Mentioned by CBC.ca Gerry Byrne, Yvonne Jones among Canadians taking cover in Tel Aviv Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal MP Gerry Byrne tweeted that Hamas rockets directed at the city forced him and the group of delegates out of their vehicles to take cover. Byrne tweeted Israel's Iron Dome defence system half a kilometre away from his ...

Posted on Twitter What is equally impressive to the technological advance of the Iron Dome is the living will of Israelis to live in courage against terrorism

Posted on Twitter Hamas rockets directed at Tel Aviv force us out of our vehicle for shelter. Half km away from us, Iron Dome battery fires taking them down.

A month ago

Didn't vote on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Didn't vote on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Two months ago

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Study on the Government's Open Data Practices Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our witnesses for taking the time to provide us with your expertise and knowledge. We particularly value ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, if we coined the parliamentary secretary's turn of phrase from some days ago, we would say that the Chief Electoral Officer should not be ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Study on the Government's Open Data Practices Thank you, Chair. We've spoken about this in the committee with other witnesses who've made the case that this has potential to go beyond the realm ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Study on the Government's Open Data Practices Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our witnesses for giving us a really excellent presentation and perspective on this. I want to get ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to share my time with the sometimes dishevelled but always chivalrous member for Winnipeg North. If we could get to the ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, I will remind the government that there are indeed rules to separate the use of taxpayer-funded resources from political party fundraising. The government should ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the Consumer Price Index (CPI), for each year from 2003 to 2013, what was the CPI for each household income quintile given the ...

Spoke in the House on Qalipu Mi’kmaq First Nation Act Mr. Speaker, I think the minister should make clear to the House that this is not enabling legislation for the establishment of the Qalipu band. It ...

Spoke in the House on Prime Minister's Office Mr. Speaker, old habits being the way they are, today the PMO chief of staff and some of the highest paid employees of the ministers' offices, ...

Mentioned by The Telegram Province discredits MP's assertion mill loan won't happen Gerry Byrne says his sources are reliable, although two provincial cabinet ministers say the MP's public statements regarding the loan offer extended to Corner Brook Pulp and Paper are ill-informed. The Corner Brook Pulp and Paper mill is seen in this photo.

Mentioned by Western Star Province discredits Byrne's mill loan assertion CORNER BROOK Gerry Byrne says his sources are reliable, although two provincial cabinet ministers say the MP's public statements regarding the loan offer extended to Corner Brook Pulp and Paper are ill-informed. Byrne, the Liberal Commons member for ...

Mentioned by Western Star Province discredits Byrne's assertion mill loan won't happen CORNER BROOK Gerry Byrne says his sources are reliable, although two provincial cabinet ministers say the MP's public statements regarding the loan offer extended to Corner Brook Pulp and Paper are ill-informed. Byrne, the Liberal Commons member for ...

Mentioned by The Telegram Province discredits MP's assertion mill loan won't happen Gerry Byrne says his sources are reliable, although two provincial cabinet ministers say the MP's public statements regarding the loan offer extended to Corner Brook Pulp and Paper are ill-informed. The Corner Brook Pulp and Paper mill is seen in this photo.

Mentioned by VOCM Province Dragging Heels on Corner Brook Hospital: MP Liberal MP Gerry Byrne accuses the provincial government of dragging its heels when it comes to drafting the exact plans for the new hospital for Corner Brook. The new hospital was first announced during the Williams' administration, and since that time, the ...