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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 .@RobertNDP I'm so glad we'll be standing together in the next election fighting for the rights of veterans, CF members and families.

Posted on Twitter It was great to be joined by Peter Stoffer at the Battle of Britain Parade in #Dartmouth today. http://t.co/QcLcYymdnS

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #226 That the House proceed to First reading of Senate Public Bills.

Posted on Twitter #NDP took control of the House this PM with a majority of MPs present to force a debate on #MMIW #finally

Three days ago

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 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 ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Support local farmers this Thanksgiving by buying a Harvest Bag from St. Alban's Church https://t.co/UyNF1l1axw

Posted on Twitter Bosom Buddies of NS will be having a Little Black Dress fundraiser September 23. Check out the details here https://t.co/SQ14H6S8ao

A week ago

Posted on Twitter I was pleased to help send off the runners and walkers at Sullivan's pond. #terryfoxrun. #inspirational

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 ...

Three months ago

Didn't vote 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

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

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 in the House on Service Canada Mandate Expansion Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise for a few moments to speak about Bill C-247. I want to thank the member for Guelph for introducing ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to applications made under the Employment Insurance Program: (a) what was the volume of applications for Employment Insurance, Special Benefits, that have been received ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, the second petition calls on the government to back off on the cuts to home delivery by Canada Post. Again, it is signed by ...

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 in the House on Main Estimates, 2014-15 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise for a very few moments to debate this particular motion. I will be sharing my time with the hon. ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Lake Banook Mr. Speaker, Lake Banook is located in the heart of my riding of Dartmouth—Cole Harbour. Home to three different canoe/kayak clubs, it is widely recognized as ...

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 ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Local MPs take train in bid to preserve Via Rail service New Democrat MPs Megan Leslie (Halifax), Robert Chisholm (Dartmouth—Cole Harbour), Peter Stoffer (Sackville—Eastern Shore), Liberal MP Geoff Regan (Halifax West) and Quebec NDP MP Philip Toone (Gaspésie—Îles-de-la-Madeleine) took the train ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca EDITORIAL: Chisholm's sexting bill a good start As school boards, principals and teachers, mental health experts, parents and the broader community struggle to make changes to help troubled young people in the wake of Rehtaeh Parsons' death this spring, MP Robert Chisholm's private member's bill is a ...

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)