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  • His favourite word is military.

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

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

This week

Spoke in the House on Correctional Service Canada Mr. Speaker, staff at the Atlantic Regional Treatment Centre for mentally ill prisoners in New Brunswick have been notified that the centre will close on April ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Future of Shepody Healing Centre for mentally ill prisoners unclear Jack Harris, the NDP MP for St. John's East, said staff at the Shepody Healing Centre in Dorchester have been notified the 50-bed facility, which currently has 45 beds occupied, is slated to close on April 1. "We are told that current and future inmates with ...

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Mentioned by CBC.ca Shepody Healing Centre in Dorchester may close, says MP Jack Harris, the NDP MP for St. John's East, said staff at the Shepody Healing Centre in Dorchester have been notified of the pending closure of the 50-bed facility, which currently has 45 beds occupied. "We are told that current and future inmates with severe ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, universality of service continues to be a policy that haunts the Canadian Armed Forces. It has been condemned not just by soldiers but by ...

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, I would like to indicate at the outset that I will be sharing my time with the hon. member for Victoria. Bill C-51 is ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, we are looking for a bit of clarity from this government, not just more and more rhetoric. The Minister of National Defence knows that ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted No on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, I have a lot of respect for the hon. member, and I listened to what he was saying here today about oversight and the ...

Posted on Twitter This says it. - Obama appeals to Muslims for support, as Ottawa calls out radical Islam - The Globe and Mail http://t.co/XMkaqw2amC

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America Okay. Maybe we'll leave it for someone else to deal with then. On the Rangers, I know that they operate throughout the Arctic, but also in ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter 'Sealfie' with @RonMacLeanCBC in @CityofStJohns for #HometownHockey. Great to have you here with the program. #HNIC http://t.co/ay5x6IMqKC

Posted on Twitter Bridle Molloy's team with Nutella Bacon Banana French Toast. At the School Lunch Fundraiser for Morris Academy http://t.co/zF8Z1sPurM

Posted on Twitter With Adam Blanchard of Five Brothers Cheese @ fundraiser for School Lunch Program at the Sheraton - Mac + Cheese http://t.co/vzgIZXZGbv

Posted on Twitter With Mark Critch after taping of '22 Minutes' in Ottawa Thursday night. Great evening of fun. http://t.co/FhWGFOdNAh

Spoke in the House on Citizen Voting Act Mr. Speaker, I listened with care to my colleague's exposition of the law, and it bothers me tremendously to know that even though we have a ...

Posted on Twitter Patricia is Minister of Education and Economic Development and Richard is Minister of Culture, Recreation and Tourism http://t.co/59rE05CJnQ

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for St. John's South—Mount Pearl for putting this motion forward. It is extremely important that this be ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on Canada's Response to ISIL Thank you, Chair. You won't be surprised that I am concerned about the focus of the mission and the mandate. I'll read from the mandate passed ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, there is an issue requiring the minister's immediate attention, and that is the continuing tragedy of suicide by Canadian Armed Forces members. Sadly, there ...

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.

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 ...

Two months 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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than 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 ...

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 ...