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NDP MP for Sackville—Eastern Shore (Nova Scotia)

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

Two months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Didn't vote on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

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.

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca 14 recommendations put forth from New Veterans Charter Act review NDP MP Peter Stoffer listens to a veteran speak. ;. NDP MP Peter Stoffer listens to a veteran speak as he calls on the government to replace the Veterans Review and Appeal board during a news conference on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Oct. 3, 2012.

Mentioned by Toronto Sun Veterans' advocates will be 'pleasantly surprised' with committee proposals: Vice ... Peter Stoffer Veteran Affairs critic MP Peter Stoffer. ... The highly anticipated review is out Tuesday and vice-chair Peter Stoffer told QMI Agency that despite being an opposition member of the committee, he is "very happy" with the final report. Stoffer said the ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Advocates seek 'covenant' to ensure future care of vets New Democrat MP Peter Stoffer says that MPs made a mistake by not ensuring such wording was included in the Veterans Charter, which outlines benefits for injured and ill veterans. But with that charter now under review by a parliamentary committee, ...

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 in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, what utter nonsense. What we are talking about is the earnings loss benefit that was wrongfully clawed back from disabled veterans from April 2006 ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Status of Government Business Josh Eyking, Liberal MP Mark Eyking, NDP MP Peter Stoffer, and Jamison Young, pictured on Monday, March 24, at the Environics Communications' three-year anniversary party in Ottawa. About 100 people came to the party, including MPs, Senators, Hill ...

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