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NDP MP for St. John's East (Newfoundland & Labrador)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 71.20% of the vote.

This week

Posted on Twitter Enjoying 10th Annual Army Ball in Gatineau - Celebrating 100th Anniversary of PPCLI, R22eR, RMR and Le Regiment de Hull - Very impressive!

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Sad news about death of @jimflaherty. All MP's in House shocked and saddenned. He was well liked and respected. My Condoledces to family.

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, veterans are not the only ones being forgotten by the government. Decades of Canadian Forces members and civilians who were exposed to the toxic ...

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 National Defence committee on Care of Ill and Injured Canadian Armed Forces Members Okay. As well, General Bernier, obviously we're all—everywhere, both inside and outside of government—concerned about suicides. You say in your closing remarks here that “...we recognize ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Communications Security Establishment Canada intelligence-gathering policies and practices and Supplementary Estimates (C) ... Thank you. Minister, I know you're going soon, so I do have a question that is policy related. We talk about CSEC being required to obey ...

Spoke in the House on Search and Rescue Mr. Speaker, yesterday it was revealed that since 2007 over $47 million has been wasted on false search and rescue responses caused by outdated emergency beacons. ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... I was impressed, Mr. Corbett, with your statement. I agree with you about the 60% of the people who vote who take this very seriously as ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Care of Ill and Injured Canadian Armed Forces Members Well, that may be an issue in this particular case. I think that people who have 20% of their salary feel better off than people who ...

Posted on Twitter At Procedure and House Affairs Cute on (UN)Fair Elections Act. Televised. #UnFairElxnsAct #cdnpoli

Spoke in the House on Search and Rescue Mr. Speaker, new fixed-wing search and rescue capability is desperately needed now to save lives off our coast, especially in British Columbia and the north, yet ...

Posted on Twitter Watch free a moving 13 min. film of the 1914 S.S. Newfoundland sealing disaster. 132 men and boys lost on the ice - http://t.co/mprlobgifq

Posted on Twitter Celebrating with Shirley Bragg her 90th B'day in Pouch Cove NL - First to See the Sun. Great Lady. Congrats. #nlpoli http://t.co/cXude1RV70

Posted on Twitter After 40 years of waiting, will @HonRobNicholson finally ensure #ValcartierCadets get the help they need? http://t.co/r5jXjNl1Ss #ndp

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America I apologize for not being able to be here to listen to your presentations. I was giving a speech in the House of Commons, but I ...

Spoke in the House on Fire Safety and Prevention Mr. Speaker, the recent tragedy at L'lsle-Verte in Quebec brought home painfully the vulnerability to fire of seniors who reside in personal care homes across the ...

Spoke in the House on Offshore Health and Safety Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have an opportunity to speak at third reading on Bill C-5, an important piece of legislation for the Newfoundland and ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you. Professor Sloan, I'm very interested in your comments on the Arctic. I have in front of me, the “United States Coast Guard Arctic Strategy” ...

Spoke in the House on Energy Safety and Security Act Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my hon. colleague, the member for Abitibi—Témiscamingue, for graciously sharing her time with me in this important debate about Bill ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Gander Beacon National defense critic denounces 5 Wing downgrade St. John's East MP and NDP defence critic Jack Harris is calling out the federal government for downgrades to 5 Wing Goose Bay. Beginning April 1, 25 Serco employees on the base will be laid off. At the same time, the Royal Canadian Air Force will be ...

Mentioned by Southern Gazette National defense critic denounces 5 Wing downgrade St. John's East MP and NDP defence critic Jack Harris is calling out the federal government for downgrades to 5 Wing Goose Bay. Beginning April 1, 25 Serco employees on the base will be laid off. At the same time, the Royal Canadian Air Force will be ...

Mentioned by The Telegram National defense critic denounces 5 Wing downgrade St. John's East MP and NDP defence critic Jack Harris is calling out the federal government for downgrades to 5 Wing Goose Bay. Beginning April 1, 25 Serco employees on the base will be laid off. At the same time, the Royal Canadian Air Force will be ...

Mentioned by The Telegram NDP Natural Resources critic explores needs of Newfoundlanders MP Jack Harris (left), MP and NDP natural resources critic Peter Julien (centre) and MP Ryan Cleary leave Nalcor's head office in St. John's after a meeting Friday. — Photo by Rhonda Hayward/ The Telegram. Julian will also be conducting disability tax clinics ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, over a month ago we asked the Prime Minister to make the mental health needs of the military his personal priority. However, we are ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Care of Ill and Injured Canadian Armed Forces Members Thank you, Chair. First of all, I believe we're going to have to have these witnesses back. We have six witnesses and we've got 40 minutes ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, HMCS Protecteur is on a perilous journey back to Hawaii after a serious engine room fire left the ship adrift with nearly 300 aboard. ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Care of Ill and Injured Canadian Armed Forces Members Please do. Thank you. The second question is related to family services and the family covenant that the forces has issued. It contains very noble words. ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Quebec rescue centre reprieve unfair for NL, says MP But New Democrat MP Jack Harris said citizens in Newfoundland and Labrador deserve the same benefit. "Language in Newfoundland and Labrador is an issue as well," said Harris, who represents St. John's East. Listen: Quebec AM speaks to longtime ...

Mentioned by VOCM Reaction on Quebec Marine Rescue Centre Decision St. John's East MP Jack Harris says the reasoning behind the decision to leave the Quebec-based Marine Rescue Co-ordination Centre open should be the same here. Both the Quebec centre and the St. John's centre were slated for closure last year. Despite ...