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  • His favourite word is talking.

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

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

Yesterday

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada ISIS fight: NDP Says Stephen Harper Misled The House On Combat Role ISIS fight: NDP Says Stephen Harper Misled The House On Combat Role. CBC. Posted: 01/28/2015 6:01 pm EST Updated: 01/28/2015 8:59 pm EST. JACK HARRIS. NDP MP Jack Harris rises uring Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa on ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada ISIS fight: NDP Says Stephen Harper Misled The House On Combat Role ISIS fight: NDP Says Stephen Harper Misled The House On Combat Role. CBC. Posted: 01/28/2015 6:01 pm EST Updated: 2 minutes ago. JACK HARRIS. NDP MP Jack Harris rises uring Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa on Oct. 30, 2012.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, what we are actually expecting is some real oversight of intelligence operations by this Parliament, the kind that the Minister of Justice was in ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, according to local Kurdish news sources, Canada's Chief of the Defence Staff met with Kurdish military commanders in Erbil this week. The Kurds pressed ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I rise today on a most serious question of privilege pursuant to Standing Order 48 of the House of Commons. This is a question ...

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 No on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Posted on Twitter Also honored to meet starring actor Lyriq Bent and author of The Book of Negroes, Lawrence Hill. http://t.co/8LnEkjrjHD

Posted on Twitter Delighted to meet Aunjanue Ellis, the fabulous star of The Book of Negroes epic Canadian miniseries on CBC. Great TV. http://t.co/yW8nO5fAGo

Mentioned by Toronto Star Ottawa refuses to release cost of Iraq mission OTTAWA—The federal government has formally refused to release any details about the cost of Canada's ongoing military mission in Iraq, prompting opposition charges of cover-up. In a response to a question by NDP MP Jack Harris, the government says it ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, I submitted a formal question to the minister on the order paper requesting the cost of the military mission in Iraq, and I was ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to Canada’s combat mission in Iraq, known as Operation IMPACT: (a) what are the total estimated flying hours for the six-month mission, broken down ...

Spoke in the House on Request for Emergency Debate Mr. Speaker, I rise under Standing Order 52(2) to ask for an emergency debate in the House on the issue of the military mission of the ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by VOCM Potential NDP Leaders Weighing Options The MP who preceded Lorraine Michael as the leader of the provincial NDP will not run for the job again. St. John's East MP Jack Harris says he has every confidence a positive result will come from the leadership process now underway. But says he remains ...

Mentioned by VOCM Potential NDP Leaders Weighing Options The MP who preceded Lorraine Michael as the leader of the provincial NDP will not run for the job again. St. John's East MP Jack Harris says he has every confidence a positive result will come from the leadership process now underway. But says he remains ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter "@CarolynRParsons: @LibbyMCarew @JackHarrisNDP I think it's going to be a great year for the @ponysociety & Newfoundland Ponies!" Agreed!

Posted on Twitter Just saw 'The Dardanelles' @ The Bellavista in STJ. What a great group. NL traditional music. Lots of dancing. Fun crowd. #NLmusic

Posted on Twitter Charlie Angus on Glenn Thibeault's bad decision - Powerful and Articulate - http://t.co/k2uw2ROg6t.

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter "@StJohnsTelegram: LANA PAYNE: Harper needs a bogeyman for 2015 http://t.co/81TpXFeO4H #cdnpoli @Lanampayne" - Worth Reading

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, rising costs and slipping timelines of the F-35s were laid out in careful detail in yesterday's independent review report. There could be $1 billion ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition is also signed by a number of individuals in St. John's and other communities in Newfoundland and Labrador. The petitioners state ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Thank you, General, for coming and sharing your insight based on your experience. I noted in your paper and, of course, from your experience that you ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing on Canada's Naval Current Situation Renewal and Modernization Thank you, Chair. Thank you for coming today, Vice-Admiral Norman and Chief Petty Officer Riefesel. I appreciate your presentation. I noted the enthusiasm with which you ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Order in Council Appointment of Bill Jones to the Position of Associate ... Mr. Jones, I want to thank you for joining us today, and I am pleased that you were able to come. I am extremely impressed by ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Response to ISIL One of the issues that's of concern as well is that I know ISIS relies on foreign fighters and a heavy recruitment operation carried on in ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) The Week Ahead in Parliament The House will begin debate at second reading of a private member's bill C-597, An Act to amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day) from NDP MP Jack Harris. The House Environment and Sustainable Development Committee will meet to study Bill C-40, ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Mr. Norlock, I admire your spirited defence of Trenton and all its good works, and I thank you for that, but I will say that I ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing on Canada's Role in NATO Operation Reassurance Thank you for coming today, and thank you for your presentation. I wonder if I could just refer to the remarks of the American ambassador to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Committee Business I know that there are some procedural issues that I don't know much about. I think the procedure and House affairs committee has something that will ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Protection of Children and Youth in Developing Countries Thank you, Chair. So far, gentlemen, what I see is.... I want to focus on the military deployment. I know the others have covered the humanitarian ...