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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter In reply to many ?'s being asked, despite name & use of logo, @HWLiberals and @HumberEast are NOT authorized Liberal Assoc accounts #nlpoli

Posted on Twitter "@SheldonP: @Gerry_Byrne Also better prices for fish/crab/shrimp" You stole my next message! Lol All is not lost!

Posted on Twitter 75 cent dollar means 'welcome back US tourists, welcome even more Canadian!' #nltourism

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Great to have an hour or so to spend with a friend and fella I admire so much! HAPPY BIRTHDAY @shaunmajumder! Next time I buy the drinks!

Posted on Twitter An export oriented mill with an ice free, deep water port that CBPP is home is almost as big an advantage right now as free power has been.

Posted on Twitter As dollar slides, Corner Brook Pulp & Paper's position strengthens. 78 cent dollar equivalent of a 25% price increase on currency exchange

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted Yes on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted No on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

This week

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 ...

Two 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 ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Gerry Byrne touts experience in switch to provincial politics Veteran politician Gerry Byrne officially revealed his plan Wednesday night to change his job title from MP to MHA. Byrne told a packed hall in Corner Brook that he is seeking the Liberal nomination in Humber West for Newfoundland and Labrador's next ...

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 ...

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 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 ...