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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 Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted No on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted No on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted Yes on Vote #261 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Three days ago

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)

This week

Mentioned by Annapolis County Spectator Halifax-area MPs call for 'sensible' response to Ottawa shootings Sackville-Eastern Shore MP Peter Stoffer said there's no question in his mind that security measures in the Parliament Buildings will increase as a result of Wednesday's incident, and he said that's not a bad thing. “It's not us, we're only here a short time,” he ...

Mentioned by Digby Courier Halifax-area MPs call for 'sensible' response to Ottawa shootings Sackville-Eastern Shore MP Peter Stoffer said there's no question in his mind that security measures in the Parliament Buildings will increase as a result of Wednesday's incident, and he said that's not a bad thing. “It's not us, we're only here a short time,” he ...

A week ago

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Halifax MPs call for 'sensible' approach to increased security after Ottawa ... Sackville-Eastern Shore MP Peter Stoffer said there's no question in his mind that security measures in the Parliament Buildings will increase as a result of Wednesday's incident, and he said that's not a bad thing. “It's not us, we're only here a short time,” he ...

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 ...

More than 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 ...

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 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)