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  • His favourite word is grain.

Liberal MP for Wascana (Saskatchewan)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter In HofC-QP: Liberals push for accelerated investments in Infrastructure to boost jobs, growth, productivity + competitiveness(1/2)

Posted on Twitter The Harper govt has increased the tax burden on Cdns in each of its last 5 budgets - here's just part of the evidence http://t.co/2s0oq4lsqN

Posted on Twitter BLOG: Harper government takes railway view on transport services http://t.co/DYVP1mffMs

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted Yes on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted No on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Posted on Twitter Here's a statement issued today by Liberal MPs about the continuing struggle in Ukraine http://t.co/ymeYl5jAl9

Posted on Twitter On Income Splitting, Mr Harper has no explanation for why his policy provides the biggest gains to those earning $233,000 (3/3)

Posted on Twitter Mr Harper disgracefully insinuates that asking questions about the exact mandate he gave Cdn Forces is implicit support for ISIS (2/3)

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, my question is for the Minister of Transport. We are all glad to see she is in such good health. A group of agricultural ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the Prime Minister’s announcement of $5.8 billion in new infrastructure investments on November 24, 2014, in London, Ontario, and each of the commitments ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to table a petition today, signed by many people in Regina and elsewhere across Canada, expressing their concern about the ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition to table, signed by a number of people in Regina, across Saskatchewan, and from other locations in the country, expressing ...

Spoke in the House on Assembly of First Nations Mr. Speaker, from Little Black Bear First Nation in Treaty 4 in Saskatchewan, Perry Bellegarde has just taken on the toughest political job in Canada. He ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, one year ago, retired General Rick Hillier said, “Many of our young men and women have lost confidence in our country to support them”. ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food When the government eliminated the single-desk selling system for western grain, they acceded to the U.S. government's number one demand in its trade with Canada, but ...

Spoke in the House on Corner Gas: The Movie The Rouleau area farm where I was raised is just five and a half miles straight east of Ruby's Diner in the town of Dog River ...

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)