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Liberal MP for Wascana (Saskatchewan)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 40.80% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Posted on Twitter On the day that the Auditor-General publishes a critical report on the failures of Vets Min Fantino, he's gone AWOL - say Vets Advocates

Posted on Twitter Fantino surely has to go + Harper must apologize for misleading Commons - even Stockwell Day refuses to defend govt on Vets!

Posted on Twitter Mr Harper can't explain his budget cuts+lapsed funding which deprived Veterans of millions of dollars Parliament had approved(2/2)

Posted on Twitter In HofC-QP: Mr Harper squirms around Auditor Genral's criticisms of govt's failures to properly deal with Veterans' mental health needs(1/2)

Posted on Twitter Auditor-General reveals more failures of Vets Minister Fantino - will he have the courage to face Canadians in HofC Question Period today?

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #284 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Posted on Twitter Given HarperCons have lapsed $1-bill in funding for veterans, Liberals ask how much of the $200-mill annc'd yesterday will also lapse?

This week

Spoke in the House on Infrastrucure Mr. Speaker, $1 invested in new affordable housing grows the economy by $1.40. One dollar in roads, water, or transit brings $1.20 in new growth. A ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, speaking of bad choices, since 2006, the government has made new promises to returning soldiers and veterans totalling $1.1 billion, but those promises were ...

A week ago

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

Voted Yes on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget My goodness, they are are testy, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Flaherty warned that income splitting was too costly and unfair. He also worried about weak economic growth. ...

Spoke in the House on Presence in Gallery Mr. Speaker, I must note that I truly admire the way Mr. Flaherty had the courage to stand up against a whole variety of issues, including ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, over 100 other countries in the world will grow faster than Canada next year. The government's income-splitting scheme is riddled with discrepancies. That is ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, over the weekend, the social development minister said, “...the majority of single parents are low-income, and so income splitting would not benefit them.” However, ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the former Environment Minister's intention stated on January 20, 2012, to “invest an additional $78.7 million over the next five years to further ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition to present today, signed by a large number of people in Saskatchewan, particularly in the Saskatoon area. The petitioners indicate ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by StarPhoenix MP Ralph Goodale talks about serving the two Trudeaus Liberal deputy leader and MP for Wascana Ralph Goodale was first elected in 1974, and has worked alongside both then-prime minister Pierre Trudeau and now federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau. Goodale is also a former finance minister. This transcript has been edited for length and clarity. Q: Justin Trudeau was a child ... Q: You are the only MP to have served under both Pierre and Justin Trudeau. What are your thoughts on that? A: I remember when I first met Justin and I was a young member of Parliament.

Mentioned by Windsor Star MP, Ralph Goodale, Wascana, Pierre Trudeau, Justin Trudeau, Liberals, Jason ... Liberal deputy leader and MP for Wascana Ralph Goodale was first elected in 1974, and has worked alongside both then-prime minister Pierre Trudeau and now federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau. Goodale is also a ... One thing you need to do in this sort of solitary role, but I think it probably applies to every member of Parliament, is always remember to get your priorities in the right order, and you are always the representative of your constituency in Ottawa; you are not Ottawa's representative in your constituency.

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen MP, Ralph Goodale, Wascana, Pierre Trudeau, Justin Trudeau, Liberals, Jason ... Liberal deputy leader and MP for Wascana Ralph Goodale was first elected in 1974, and has worked alongside both then-prime minister Pierre Trudeau and now federal Liberal leader Justin Trudeau. Goodale is also a ... One thing you need to do in this sort of solitary role, but I think it probably applies to every member of Parliament, is always remember to get your priorities in the right order, and you are always the representative of your constituency in Ottawa; you are not Ottawa's representative in your constituency.

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada London Mayor Joe Fontana trial: Crown completes case, lawyer explains ... Lawyer Gord Cudmore contended in court that the year 2004 was an error and should've read 2005 because former Liberal MP Ralph Goodale was in London on Feb. 25, 2005. Cudmore said the claim might have been for a reception Goodale attended.

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Ralph Goodale Says Harper Government 'Fast And Loose' With Access To Info ... ... during the course of a recent investigation, she asked the Department of Public Works for a series of emails sent by political staff. The same thing happened when deputy Liberal leader Ralph Goodale asked for documents on the Senate expenses scandal ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and the ... Thank you. To the CFA, looking at the order in council that was passed and the version that is being put in the legislation, how would ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and the ... Thank you, Mr. Chairman, and thank you for your welcome. I'm glad to be here tonight with Mark Eyking and other colleagues, and certainly with these ...

Mentioned by Surrey Now Liberal MP Ralph Goodale to talk in South Surrey March 11 MP Ralph Goodale, deputy leader of the federal Liberals and former finance minister, will be in South Surrey on March 11 for an open public forum on the economy. Previous Next. MP Ralph Goodale, deputy leader of the federal Liberals and former finance ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-533 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (protecting public transportation workers)

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-52, An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (administration, air ... Yes, I would, Mr. Chairman. It's just to make the point once again that the objective here surely should be to be even-handed with respect to ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Report of the Federal Electoral Boundaries Commission for Saskatchewan 2012 Sure. Mr. Chairman, members of the committee, thank you very much for the opportunity. My objection, of course, has been circulated in writing, so I won't ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-52, An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (administration, air ... Quite frankly, it sounds a little bit like wishful thinking. You have provided for the AMPs, the administrative monetary penalties, to be there but I don't ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-52, An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (administration, air ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. I appreciate the opportunity to have another panel of witnesses before us on a very important topic. When you listen ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-52, An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (administration, air ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Maybe I'll just run over three or four questions to start with all at once. For efficient use of time, ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-52, An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (administration, air ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. To pursue some of these issues a little more closely, I'll start with, again, the issue of the confidential contracts ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-281 An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (discontinuance of listed sidings)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-586 An Act to amend the Canada Transportation Act (producer railway cars)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-548 An Act to amend the Canadian Wheat Board Act (increased democratic producer control)