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NDP MP for Dartmouth—Cole Harbour (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 36.30% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Board members of the Freedom Foundation, celebrating the 25th anniversary having served 998 men. http://t.co/0xLYT4aCsQ

Posted on Twitter Kaeden and Larry won the Churchill Academy "Run for Success" http://t.co/HfXhiUpHik

Posted on Twitter Ron and I finished the Churchill Academy "Run for Success", (not to tired). Wonderful school! http://t.co/FUb7MFlq6v

Posted on Twitter Folks are gathering for the Churchill Academy "Running for Success". Yes it's chilly. http://t.co/MKftufvjB0

Posted on Twitter There's great holiday spirit @AlderneyMarket, here's Marcel. I'll post more later on FB. http://t.co/MWGok3ZmN8

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @MeganLeslieMP @AbadKhanNS come home and let people who love you support you.

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

This week

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, unemployed Canadians sure know that under this scheme they are not going to be getting back to work very soon. This is at a ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure and privilege to engage in this debate. I thank my colleague, the member for Drummond, for his remarks on our ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, after the Conservatives savaged EI in Atlantic Canada, it appears that the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans perhaps got worried about her seat, because ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, if I have any time left, I would like to share it with the member for Abitibi—Témiscamingue. I am grateful for the opportunity to ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine. I am pleased to speak for a few minutes to this important bill, ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, for 15 years, a moratorium on mussel aquaculture in Malpeque Bay has protected local fisheries, but now the Conservatives are considering scrapping the protection, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a petition from several Nova Scotians who support the MP for Nickel Belt's national strategy for dementia, contained in Bill C-356. It ...

A month ago

Mentioned by The Guardian Charlottetown Joe Byrne starting early run at federal NDP seat for Charlottetown Joe Byrne, from left, and Trevor Leclerc, welcome Robert Chisholm to P.E.I. Chisholm, NDP Member of Parliament for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour and Opposition critic for fisheries and oceans, was guest speaker for a meeting Friday of the NDP Charlottetown federal riding association. At the meeting, Byrne was declared ... "He wants to carry the banner, he wants to be out there, he wants people to know what he is going to do as their MP, that kind of hard work," said Chishom of Byrne. "That is a difference between the ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca MP Robert Chisholm seeks answers about closure of Shannon Park arena Robert Chisholm is again taking issue with Halifax city hall's response to the closure this month of a Dartmouth arena. The Dartmouth-Cole Harbour MP on Friday criticized city council in a news release about the Shannon Park rink, which shut its doors weeks ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, in May, the Federal Court ordered the Treasury Board to revisit the case of Major Marcus Brauer. The Chief of the Defence Staff, the ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca MP Robert Chisholm 'shocked' by Shannon Park arena closure Dartmouth Cole Harbour MP Robert Chisholm is questioning Halifax's response to the abrupt closure of a busy arena. After half a century and countless hours of hockey, figure skating and ringette, the Shannon Park arena shut its doors this week. The sudden ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca HOWE ROOM: Leslie's crew out duels Chisholm in row-off After putting in some time at the Assembly of First Nations annual meeting and touring the Halifax waterfront, Mulcair, along with Halifax MP Megan Leslie and Dartmouth-Cole Harbour MP Robert Chisholm, crossed the harbour to Dartmouth to check out the ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca HOWER ROOM: Leslie's crew out duels Chisholm in row-off After putting in some time at the Assembly of First Nations annual meeting and touring the Halifax waterfront, Mulcair, along with Halifax MP Megan Leslie and Dartmouth-Cole Harbour MP Robert Chisholm, crossed the harbour to Dartmouth to check out the ...

Mentioned by CTV News Nova Scotia celebrates National Day of Action on Climate Change NDP Member of Parliament Robert Chisholm joined people in Nova Scotia for National Day of Action on Climate Change in honour of Jack Layton. The former leader of the NDP had his legacy honoured by people building on his work. Chisholm went door to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-555, An Act respecting the Marine Mammal Regulations (seal fishery observation ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman, and thank you, Mr. Pinhorn, for coming and presenting to us today. It was an interesting presentation, and I have ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-555, An Act respecting the Marine Mammal Regulations (seal fishery observation ... Thank you very much, Mr. Kerr. Thank you for travelling to appear before the committee. I appreciate your taking the time. I know that you have ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-605 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (protecting the Employment Insurance Operating Account)

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Use of Eco-certification in Wild-Capture and Aquaculture Fisheries I find this very interesting. I have to say that a couple of hearings ago, when my colleague across the way raised concerns about eco-certification and ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-13, An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence ... Thanks very much. I want to thank the witnesses very much for coming and telling us their stories. First of all, I want to acknowledge the ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Changing Ocean Conditions or Other Factors Off the Coast of Newfoundland and ... Thanks very much, gentlemen. I want you to know that we worked very hard to try to get the voices of the inshore here to present ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Changing Ocean Conditions or Other Factors Off the Coast of Newfoundland and ... Thank you very much. Thank you to the officials from the department. If members of this committee understand one thing, it's just how complicated the decisions ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Changing Ocean Conditions or Other Factors Off the Coast of Newfoundland and ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you, gentlemen, for taking the time to be here and for your presentations. I understand that you've had a ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Changing Ocean Conditions or Other Factors Off the Coast of Newfoundland and ... Gentlemen, thank you very much for coming and for your patience with us as we begin to look at this issue. We have five minutes. There ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-540 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (non-consensual making or distributing of intimate images)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-492 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Shelburne River and other rivers)