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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

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted Yes on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Posted on Twitter Just responded to wonderful notes from Dartmouth B&G Club summer student ees. They were # inspirational!

Posted on Twitter Tomorrow @dalfacultyassoc is hosting a panel on the future of post secondary education. Should be very interesting http://t.co/ZZndEJeVzJ

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup at Sullivan's Pond Dartmouth. #bldgstrongandcleancommunities http://t.co/B7ugl0lrmw

Posted on Twitter Watching the sailboat races on Sullivan's Pond before the "Great Canadian Shore Cleanup".#beautifulday http://t.co/OZVPEN6Fg7

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter No problem, thanks to @PetRideHalifax for the tip! @AlderneyMarket @AllanMLA @DartmouthG @StephenMcNeil @MikeSavage

Posted on Twitter @MeganLeslieMP and I with the big guy @davidsuzukifdn waiting to hear more about the earth! #bluedottour http://t.co/ULpkl7WNwg

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 ...

This week

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

Voted No on Vote #233 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, like my colleagues, I am very pleased to stand in the House and speak about Bill C-41, an act to implement the free trade ...

Voted Yes on Vote #232 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should implement an energy efficiency program to encourage owners ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, the Liberals and Conservatives teamed up to take more than $57 billion from the EI fund, money that was meant to pay for workers' ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Parkdale—High Park. There is nothing more clear than this debate right here, right now. ...

Spoke in the House on Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to some extent to participate in the debate at this particular time, at the report stage. I want to start by ...

Spoke in the House on Coastal Fisheries Protection Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to participate in this debate on Bill S-3. As has been clearly stated, this is a very important issue. It is ...

Two weeks 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 ...

Two 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 in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague from Portneuf—Jacques-Cartier for sharing her time with me. With respect to the work she has been doing on ...

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have the opportunity to rise and speak, for a few moments at least, to Bill C-6. Let me say how ...

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)