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NDP MP for Dartmouth—Cole Harbour (Nova Scotia)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Join me November 22 at Cole Harbour Place for a town hall discussion on affordable childcare http://t.co/bcADThetiK http://t.co/9Nwm2j6nkf

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, October 31 is the two-year anniversary of the groundbreaking report from the Cohen commission, which made 75 recommendations to protect B.C.'s sockeye salmon. However, ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have an opportunity to stand for a few moments to talk about Bill C-43. I indicate that I will be ...

Voted No on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a few petitions that I would like to table on behalf of constituents of Dartmouth—Cole Harbour. The first petition is in respect ...

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 @MatthewKellway great presentation on a really important Bill. Too bad the cons said no. Thanks to you and Hoang for your good work.

This week

Spoke in the House on Community Service Mr. Speaker, people all over Dartmouth—Cole Harbour are working hard to build a stronger community, and they deserve our gratitude. Thanks to Laura McAvoy and the ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I listened with interest to the member for Winnipeg North as he talked about what Jack Layton said and what the NDP stood for. ...

Spoke in the House on Public Works and Government Services Mr. Speaker, the current government stonewalls the PBO every single time, but when it comes down to who is telling the truth, it is the PBO ...

Posted on Twitter Join@PsoriasisCanada tomorrow for their walk in the Commons at 6 PM as they provide information and raise awareness on the condition

Posted on Twitter Ran tonight along the Ottawa River listening to Face of the Earth thanks @joelplaskett . #freshairtime

Posted on Twitter On my way to QP, tourists at the Centennial Flame, buses running, Flags at half-mast... http://t.co/DHlc0DNXVP

Posted on Twitter On my way to QP this afternoon, tourists surrounding the Eternal Flame, busses running, Canadian Flag at half-Mast. http://t.co/LeIIcPVWtv

Three 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 ...

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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)