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  • His favourite word is service.

NDP MP for Sackville—Eastern Shore (Nova Scotia)

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

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

This week

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Two weeks ago

Didn't vote on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Didn't vote on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

A month 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 ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Peter Stoffer announces he'll run in 2015 election After fuelling speculation of a possible career change, MP Peter Stoffer confirmed Wednesday he'll be running in the 2015 federal election. The Nova Scotia MP will run in the next election in the new riding of Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook. "Although at the ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca MP Peter Stoffer throws retirement curveball Popular NDP MP Peter Stoffer will run in 2015 after all. Speculation was rampant that the 17-year parliamentarian would announce his retirement after he called a news event Wednesday morning alongside NDP Leader Tom Mulcair. But in typical Stoffer style ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Peter Stoffer to reoffer in 2015 election After fuelling speculation of a possible career change, MP Peter Stoffer confirmed Wednesday he'll be running in the 2015 federal election. The Nova Scotia MP will run in next election in the new riding of Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook. The announcement ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Peter Stoffer to announce political future Wednesday Nova Scotia NDP MP Peter Stoffer will announce Wednesday morning whether he's leaving politics. He wouldn't confirm to CBC Tuesday evening which way he's swaying, but he did say he'd like to become the Ombudsman for Veterans Affairs. Stoffer also ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Chilliwack Progress Veteran briefing Official Opposition Critic for Veterans Affairs, and NDP Nova Scotian MP, Peter Stoffer, speaks with a group of veterans at the Royal Canadian Legion Vedder Golden Branch 280 on Saturday afternoon. — image credit: JENNA HAUCK/ PROGRESS. Tweet.

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to homeless veterans: (a) what programs from Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) are in place to assist homeless veterans; (b) what programs are in place ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to homeless veterans: (a) what programs from Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) are in place to assist homeless veterans; (b) what programs are in place ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star MPs will urge increased help for injured Canadian veterans “It won't fix every problem out there but it will go a long way,” NDP MP Peter Stoffer (Sackville-Eastern Shore) said Monday. “The government has an opportunity right now to do the right thing.” Related: • Opposition demands apology from Fantino over snub of ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, I asked the minister to put his talking points down and listen to the question. The question is very clear. Jenifer Migneault is in ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Hiring Act Mr. Speaker, thank you. I appreciate that, and I will withdraw it. It was an absolute fabrication. In fact, the envelope was so stretched that it ...

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 in the House on Veterans Well, Mr. Speaker, as long as he makes long-term veteran care funding an independent government bill, we may look at that, but the reality is that ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, we have just learned that veterans affairs department found $100,000 to waste on tweets. This is a government that closes veterans offices and lays ...

Spoke in the House on Offshore Health and Safety Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour and pleasure to rise to debate Bill C-5. I wish to thank my hon. colleague from St. John's East and ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Mr. Chairman, thank you very much To Barry and Medric, thank you both very, very much for coming here. I personally want to thank both of ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Election of Chair and Election of Vice-Chairs While we're waiting for Greg to take the chair, Royal, I just want to say on behalf of our side, welcome back. It's good to see ...

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)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-271 An Act to prevent the use of the Internet to distribute pornographic material involving children