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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 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 ...

Two days ago

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 ...

Three days ago

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted No on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted No on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted Yes on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted No on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

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 ...

This week

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 ...

A week ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca MP Peter Stoffer questions support for soldiers with mental health issues HALIFAX – A Fall River MP praises a unit within the military that works with soldiers and their mental health issues but said more needs to be done to help them transition to civilian life. MP Peter Stoffer, who is also the NDP Veterans Affairs Critic, said the Joint ...

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Halifax-area MP, veterans advocates expecting big crowds for Remembrance Day For many Canadians, this Remembrance Day will be an emotional one. Sackville-Eastern Shore MP Peter Stoffer, who is the NDP's Veterans' Affairs critic, expects this Nov. 11 to be marked by even more tears and hugs, as people mourn the murders of Cpl.

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) N.S. MP Peter Stoffer, colleague not allowed to tour St. John's base ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Two New Democrat MPs are accusing Defence Minister Rob Nicholson of playing politics after they were denied a tour of a new Canadian Forces station in St. John's, N.L.. Ryan Cleary and Peter Stoffer planned to visit the new military site ...

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. ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I thank my hon. colleague from the great province of Newfoundland and Labrador for his speech, but I just wanted to let him know ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act moved for leave to introduce Bill C-633, An Act to amend the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Act (veterans independence program). Mr. Speaker, I am proud ...

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

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Advocate Mr. Speaker, I rise today in the House of Commons to pay tribute to a great Canadian, Steinar Jarle Engeset. Steinar was born in Norway in ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Yes, sir. I have a couple of things for you, sir. Mr. Jenkins mentioned the number of recommendations that your organization and a number of others ...

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)