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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

Didn't vote on Vote #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Didn't vote on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Didn't vote on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

This week

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 ...

A week 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 ...

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 weeks 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.

Three weeks 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. ...

A month 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 ...

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)