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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

Didn't vote on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Didn't vote on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Didn't vote on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Didn't vote on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter "@VOCMNEWS: Firefighters Fighting Frecker Fire http://t.co/tqH5qEd51i http://t.co/32OE5Ald2r" fabulous footwork framing this fire, VOCM!

Posted on Twitter This win for the Liberals is huge! Congrats @RexHillier! And, CONGRATS to @DwightBallMHA. People count! And so does Leadership! #nlpoli

Posted on Twitter "@western_star: Cox’s Cove residents put story of John Carter Cash to music http://t.co/SBY6E4lYH5 #StarNL" This is well worth the 'Cash'

Posted on Twitter "@denise2gibbons: had call from First Public Research about political preferences. This company even legit?!?!" No web presence...not likely

Posted on Twitter Second after cigarette butts on the trail by the health sciences?

Posted on Twitter The coming elections aren't just about change, they are about a new team with a vision for NL's future. A future where people matter #nlpoli

A month ago

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 ...

Two 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 ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Gerry Byrne ready to pull the trigger on provincial politics A longtime Member of Parliament for western Newfoundland is poised to attempt a leap from federal to provincial politics. Sources say Humber-St. Barbe-Baie Verte MP Gerry Byrne will make an announcement Wednesday night in Corner Brook that could ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca MP Gerry Byrne says he'll decide on provincial switch soon Gerry Byrne, who has represented western Newfoundland in the House of Commons for the last 18 years, says he will make a decision on a potential switch to provincial politics in good time. "I expect to be able to elaborate further on my own future path in the ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 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 ...