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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 #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Posted on Twitter BLOG: A "cap" doesn't hide the unfairness http://t.co/ZdGDYy8iPx

Posted on Twitter Cda-Ukraine Parliamentary Pgm organized an inter-faith Prayer for Peace at Eternal Flame on Parliament Hill this AM http://t.co/XGKCRnlrh3

Two days 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 ...

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

Posted on Twitter Happy to vote tonight FOR Senate Bill S-221, providing more Criminal Code protection for public transportation employees. It was unanimous!

Posted on Twitter .@JustinTrudeau says effective oversight is also about ensuring our security agencies are doing everything possible to keep Cdns safe (3/3)

Posted on Twitter .@JustinTrudeau says effective oversight of Security ops is NOT ONLY about ensuring Canadian values + freedoms are safeguarded (2/3)

Posted on Twitter In HofC-QP: @JustinTrudeau points out that effective Parliamentary+civilian oversight of security operations is crucial (1/3)

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, both CSIS and the RCMP have said in recent days that they are doing their best to discharge their security duties with the current ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, media speculation is growing in the west about the final disposal of the Canadian Wheat Board. The deadline is not until 2017, but it ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, again there was no precise answer. To repeat, last April, the minister said the most dangerous DOT-111 cars would be gone within one month. ...

Spoke in the House on Government Policies Mr. Speaker, with the latest unemployment figures showing 112,000 lost jobs, and Canada's latest monthly economic growth at zero, what does the government plan to put ...

Spoke in the House on Copyright Mr. Speaker, artists looking for copyright changes have been told to wait until 2017, but the Conservative Party gets served right now, this fall, by a ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, we do not yet know the cause of the Saskatchewan train wreck, but apparently operator error is being ruled out. Nevertheless, there is clearly ...

Spoke in the House on Erik Spicer Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to an illustrious parliamentarian who passed away September 27. Erik John Spicer was never elected to the House ...

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.

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 ...

Mentioned by Surrey Now Liberal MP Ralph Goodale to talk in South Surrey March 11 SOUTH SURREY — MP Ralph Goodale is in Surrey next week to talk about the economy. The deputy federal Liberal leader and former Canadian finance minister is taking part in an open forum on Tuesday, March 11 hosted by the South Surrey-White Rock ...

Mentioned by Bay Today Deputy Liberal Leader MP Ralph Goodale in the Bay for a visit No visit to North Bay by a Liberal is ever complete without dropping by Demarco's Confectionery for some sage advice from Tony Demarco (c). MP Ralph Goodale (r) is no exception so Anthony Rota (l) took the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada in ...

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)