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NDP MP for Dartmouth—Cole Harbour (Nova Scotia)

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

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to new @nsndp prez Paula Simon!

Posted on Twitter Thanks @AlderneyMarket, vendors and customers for wonderful welcome you gave my friend and leader @ThomasMulcair. #greatpeople

Posted on Twitter Tough and personal speech to @nsndp by acting leader @maureenmla. What a class act! #nspoli

Posted on Twitter Acting leader of @NSNDP Maureen MacDonald presenting to delegates. So proud of what she continues to do for NS! http://t.co/9vwyIAPnBt

Posted on Twitter Enjoying @twoifbysea croissants and coffee with @ThomasMulcair @meganleslie. http://t.co/Hf7OEbOAt5

Posted on Twitter Looking forward to dropping by @Twoifbyseacafe for a coffee and croissant later with @ThomasMulcair and @MeganLeslieMP.

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, you can have my time.

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have a number of petitions signed by constituents of mine from Dartmouth and surrounding areas. The petitioners are concerned about the cuts to ...

Two weeks ago

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, the Department of Fisheries and Oceans' last in, first out policy has meant that inshore shrimp harvesters are being asked to shoulder an unfair ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Committee Business and Briefing on the European Union's ban on Canadian seal ... Was this file part of the CETA negotiations? I'm trying to get some sense of how seriously the Government of Canada takes this particular issue. We've ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, let me indicate at the beginning that I will be sharing my time. Unfortunately, I do not have much of it, but being a ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, the members of the Kitasoo First Nation have been fishing Kitasoo Bay for thousands of years. They know how to manage their stocks and ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have another petition, signed by about 175 members of my constituency and the surrounding areas. With respect to veteran's services, they are asking ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under FISHERIES AND OCEANS Thank you, Mr. Chairman. Madam Minister, it's a pleasure to see you here before the committee. There are so many things for us to discuss with ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Water Quality of the Great Lakes Basin Thank you to the panel. This has been a frightening presentation, frankly. I'm the fisheries and oceans critic for the official opposition, and I very much ...

Spoke in the House on Offshore Health and Safety Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have the opportunity to weigh in on this important issue again. I had the opportunity to speak on this at ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the minister, in response to one of my questions, said that EI claimants receive a cheque within 28 days, yet his own government ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Prince Edward Island PE: Concerns over new EI rules in PEI raised in Ottawa - Daily Business Buzz During question period in the Commons, Nova Scotia NDP MP Robert Chisholm zeroed in on federal Fisheries Minister and Egmont MP Gail Shea who he accused of looking out only for the residents of her own riding. © Guardian file photo. Protesters rallying ...

Mentioned by Daily Business Buzz PE: Concerns over new EI rules in PEI raised in Ottawa During question period in the Commons, Nova Scotia NDP MP Robert Chisholm zeroed in on federal Fisheries Minister and Egmont MP Gail Shea who he accused of looking out only for the residents of her own riding. © Guardian file photo. Protesters rallying ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Potential Benefits and Challenges of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chairman. Ms. Salmon, it's a pleasure to have you before the committee. I have to tell you, though, that I wish ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Potential Benefits and Challenges of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade ... Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I forwarded this to the clerk earlier this week, but I'll just get this notice of motion on the record, “That, in ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Bill C-3, An Act to enact the Aviation Industry Indemnity Act, to ... All right. We've referred to the tanker safety expert panel. In their report, they observe that the national standards for Canada's preparedness and response regime make ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Committee Business, Election of Chair, and Election of Vice-Chairs I'm just providing notice. If I may, I'll quickly read it into the record: That the Committee immediately begin an examination of the library closure at ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Programs and Activities of Fisheries and Oceans Canada I want to try to clear up a matter that seems to be getting bounced between committees. It was brought up at the official languages committee ...

Mentioned by Vancouver Sun NDP MP hopes cyberbullying bill will pass New Democrat MP Robert Chisholm says he's hopeful the federal government will lend its support to his private member's bill or quickly put forward its own legislation to make the non-consensual distribution of sexually explicit images illegal. Introduced as ...

Mentioned by Canada.com NDP MP urges government to back cyberbullying bill OTTAWA — New Democrat MP Robert Chisholm says he's hopeful the federal government will lend its support to his private member's bill or quickly put forward its own legislation to make the non-consensual distribution of sexually explicit images illegal.

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)