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  • His favourite word is shippers.

Liberal MP for Wascana (Saskatchewan)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter BLOG: What do bulldozers, regional cabinet offices, cell-phones and government advertising have in common? http://t.co/w74wPuuqzt

Posted on Twitter FinMinOliver shld take own advice. Growth/infrastructure need boost in Cda too. Only 15k new FT jobs in past yr. http://t.co/sEqnoL9zew

Posted on Twitter Glorious fall Sunday in Saskatchewan - hopefully good for the harvest and good for the Roughriders! http://t.co/1KmalstRiZ

Posted on Twitter Volunteers getting ready for Scotiabank's "AIDS Walk for Life" going today from City Sq Plaza around downtown Regina http://t.co/jbz7AjVrRI

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter The inimitable Jean Freeman acknowledging her ACTRA award and her 80th birthday - Congratulations! http://t.co/sjWq1rc1nl

Posted on Twitter The great Ritchie Hall heading up the Roughrider team at Breakfast for Learning Pancake flipping contest http://t.co/E0EgZdZVHX

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, the government is said to be investigating Alliance Energy Ltd. in Saskatchewan for possible violations of the temporary foreign workers program. During a slowdown, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #226 That the House proceed to First reading of Senate Public Bills.

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #225 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should reinstate the federal minimum wage and increase it ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, another flawed idea is the government's proposed income splitting scheme. From the C.D. Howe Institute to the late Jim Flaherty, that scheme has been ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, the design of the government's EI credit is totally unconnected to more employment. It puts a cap on growth and actually creates a perverse ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, the last government in fact reduced EI premiums 12 consecutive years in a row. Canadians need a break from the $5.4 billion in job-killing ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to railway grain transportation reporting requirements: for each week in the current crop year, starting August 1, 2013, how much grain was moved, as ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the Major Infrastructure Component and the Communities Component of the Building Canada Fund announced in 2007: (a) are applications still being accepted; (b) ...

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 in the House on Retirement Congratulations Mr. Speaker, as MPs say our goodbyes to Parliament Hill today, we also say farewell, thanks, and good luck to one Parliament Hill personality who will ...

Voted No 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

Voted No on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Citizenship and Immigration Mr. Speaker, the minister speaks far too recklessly about cheapened Canadian citizenship. He casts a slur across generations of newcomers since 1977, lumping them with traitors. ...

More than three months ago

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)