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NDP MP for Sackville—Eastern Shore (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 54.10% of the vote.

Yesterday

Mentioned by BlackburnNews.com Veterans Need More Support: Critic NDP Veterans Affairs critic Peter Stoffer, left, and Windsor-West MP Brian Masse speak with veterans in Windsor on December 14, 2014. (Photo by Jason Viau). The official opposition veterans critic came to the area, speaking to war vets about the delays ...

This week

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Ten things we learned from #POTY14 Maclean's live-chatted with four of this year's parliamentarians of the year: Liberal MP Irwin Cotler, the year's big winner; Green Party Leader Elizabeth May, the hardest-working MP; NDP MP Peter Stoffer, the most collegial; and Independent MP Brent ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, while the government sends our brave men and women off to war, it refuses to admit that when they come back with physical or ...

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, when young men and women from Canada go off to war, they and their families need to know that their government and country will ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, the only reason that I, as a Dutch foreign Canadian, get to stand on Canadian soil is because 5,700 Canadians and our allies are ...

A month ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Peter Stoffer has questions about military mental health funding NDP MP Peter Stoffer is pleased to hear the federal government is committing $200 million over six years to address mental health issues among Canadian Forces members, but says the devil is in the details. “What we'd like to know is, is this new money ...

Mentioned by CANOE Royal Canadian Legion wants answers on unspent $1.1 billion for veterans Legion spokesman Bruce Poulin said the organization is "definitely concerned" after the issue came to light during question period earlier in the week. On Tuesday, NDP MP Peter Stoffer asked why the department returned the money to the federal coffers ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, on my desk right now I have a file from a veteran in B.C. who was denied VIP service. I have another one from ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Must-see QP: Stoffer consults a pile of complaints 18, the minister boasted to NDP MP Peter Stoffer that his department has spent $30 billion on veterans since 2006. Fantino hoped that impressive number—a three followed by eight zeroes!—would satisfy Stoffer. It didn't, and here's why. The seasoned New ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, I want to publicly thank the Department of Veterans Affairs for tweaking the benefit package of the late Corporal Nathan Cirillo so that his ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Paul Wells in conversation with Peter Stoffer On Nov. 18, Maclean's honoured the eighth annual Parliamentarians of the Year. NDP MP Peter Stoffer was voted most collegial. Check out the rest of the winners. Peter Stoffer's first order of business when he meets anyone is to instruct them to forget his ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Protection of Children and Youth in Developing Countries Thank you very much. I have many questions. My daughter went to Tanzania a couple of years ago on Project TEMBO. She keeps in contact with ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, I want to tell the minister and the Conservative government that when the member for Outremont becomes the Prime Minister of Canada, we are ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans' Week Mr. Speaker, I am honoured today to stand in the House to pay tribute to Canada's honoured veterans on behalf of the New Democratic Party, our ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank him for the comments, but I do remind the minister that every day for those who serve our country is Remembrance Day. ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Public Service Employment Act (enhancing ... Having said what Mr. Galipeau said so eloquently about the fact that if a service person dies in the line of duty and has a dependent ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Public Service Employment Act (enhancing ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman, and thank you all very much for coming. I do get a bit of a kick out of it when ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-633 An Act to amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act (veterans independence program)

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter and Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1 and 5 under ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Thank you, Minister and Deputy Minister, for appearing today, and to all our veterans in the room, thank you very ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Thank you, sir. Harold, the final question is to you, sir. Thank you very much for coming here from B.C. today. I'm sorry for what you're ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Thank you much, Mr. Chairman. I'm sorry for that interruption folks. I want to thank each and every one of you for being before us today. ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Thank you very much. Sergeant Nielsen, your going into a program to help educate your brothers and sisters on fiscal literacy is, I think, a wonderful ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter To all presenters, thank you very, very much for coming today to help us in our review. First, our colleague, Mr. Laurie Hawn, announced the other ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-572 An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act (deduction of disability pensions)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-472 An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Members and Veterans Re-establishment and Compensation Act (death benefit for parents)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-447 An Act respecting the repeal and replacement of the Veterans Review and Appeal Board Act

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-416 An Act to proclaim Edison Arantes do Nascimento an honorary citizen of Canada

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-382 An Act respecting the appointment of a Minister of State (Education)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-272 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act and the Canada Labour Code (compassionate care benefits)