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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

Posted on Twitter Ah, in 2010 Tories said it was a "federal issue" GovNL: All-Party Committee formed to address issues with federal shrimp quota allocations

This week

Posted on Twitter Trailer Park Boys favorited a tweet I was mentioned in! I've arrived! Mega fan. @TPBoysClips

Posted on Twitter Any update coming concerning #OpenSSL systems used by Nfld and Lab gov's online portals and the #Heartbleed bug? #nlpoli

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Canadian flag flies at half mast over the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill for Hon. Jim Flaherty. A somber, silent day. http://t.co/fvgNjx9Pg0

Posted on Twitter People on opposite sides in public life often have a complicated relationship with each other. Jim brought friendship to the mix. God Speed

Posted on Twitter Anybody able to inform if cuts coming to any CBC NL based programming or staffing? #cbccuts

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Study on the Government's Open Data Practices, Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 ... Thanks, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much to our witnesses. The Privy Council Office is sometimes a little bit of a mystery to a lot of ...

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 at the Government Operations committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under CANADA SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE, Vote ... You're right, Minister. Having the holdups like those we've had with the light armoured vehicles, the trucks, the helicopters, and just about every military procurement within ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Vote 1 under CANADA SCHOOL OF PUBLIC SERVICE, Vote ... I understand that, but looking at this from the point of view that one of the most important milestones or accountability standards that Canadians want to ...

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 ...

A month ago

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 at the Government Operations committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2013-14: Vote 1c under PRIVY COUNCIL, Votes 1c, 15c, ... I think Mr. O'Connor touched on something, as did Mr. Trottier, about what is it exactly that we're talking about here? I think there is a ...

Two months ago

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, ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2013-14: Vote 1c under PRIVY COUNCIL, Votes 1c, 15c, ... Thanks very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our witnesses. One of the most difficult tasks for us on the committee and as parliamentarians is to ...

Spoke in the House on Prime Minister's Office Mr. Speaker, tomorrow is Wednesday, and it sounds like it will be the same as every Wednesday for the last 10 years. A catering van will ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Committee Business Well, I think it is valuable, Mr. Chair, to actually square the circle, because I would not want to leave this debate with an understanding or ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Committee Business, Election of Chair, and Election of Vice-Chairs I want to raise with my colleagues my past experience sitting on the public accounts committee, which decided to dispense with the subcommittee on planning. It ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, in Humber—St. Barbe—Baie Verte, in Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, there are two very important and productive offices that I would like to highlight. ...

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 ...

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 ...