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Liberal MP for Cape Breton—Canso (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 46.40% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Doubling contributions to TFSAs is simply pampering the privileged | National Newswatch http://t.co/Asn1AncebD

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Dear Dave Nonis,Would you please put Jake Gardiner out of his misery and give him a job taking tickets or boxing popcorn.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter CIS University Cup 2015 Ad - YouTube https://t.co/01s5OZQNDs

Three days ago

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Posted on Twitter PMO flooded with angry emails over employment insurance changes http://t.co/Sii13aaMmC

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Government Contracts Mr. Speaker, American basketball fans are getting excited about another annual March madness, while in Canada taxpayers ready themselves for another round of March sadness. This ...

Posted on Twitter Canada's flag: Contested colours | The Economist http://t.co/AX9PHTuKo1 colours Great article on our PM's smallness #LittleStevie

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Three Things We Can Do to End Poverty in Canada http://t.co/7SPuHWVf77

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, for my friend and colleague from Acadie—Bathurst, I will try to help him out by finishing off some of the thoughts I am sure ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, the government should learn to listen to veterans and not lecture them, veterans like Ron Clarke, who not only continues to wrestle with the ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, my colleague warned about the perils of deficit financing through the course of the budget. For the benefit of the debate here, could he ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With respect to fines and penalties issued or imposed for violations of the Do Not Call List since January 1, 2010: (a) what is the total ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the ineligibility for Employment Insurance (EI) Sickness Benefits for parents (claimants) who fell ill or became injured while receiving parental benefits because they ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca MP Rodger Cuzner reads his annual Christmas poem in the House Rodger Cuzner, Liberal MP for Cape Breton-Canso, kept to his holiday tradition this week by reciting a Christmas poem in the House of Commons. Hear how he would cast the Nativity play with his parliamentary colleagues in the video above. Report Typo.

Spoke in the House on Christmas Mr. Speaker,'Twas the week before Christmas and Canadians were keen, To witness a parliamentary nativity scene. There are lots of bad actors in this political fray, ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 36, I stand to present a petition signed by almost 800 people from my riding—including Broad Cove, Blues Mills, Glencoe, ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Rodger Cuzner's Christmas Poem Mocks Tories, Salutes Kevin Vickers In what has become something of a holiday tradition, Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner rose in the House Wednesday to share his annual, politically-charged re-write of the classic poem, "Twas The Night Before Christmas." Cuzner's poems are always shared just as ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Must-see QP: Rodger Cuzner brings the poetic levity If only everyone had as much fun as Rodger Cuzner. Few ministers bothered to show up for this afternoon's question period. The Tories shouted down NDP MP Peggy Nash three times as she tried to pose a question. The Speaker's expressed disappointment ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2014-2015: Votes 1b and 5b under HUMAN RESOURCES AND ... Let's talk about this. Is this one the right one? There was no study. I placed an order paper question asking what study was undertaken in ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Subject Matter of Clause 252, and 306 to 314 of Bill C-43, ... I think most young Canadians would have a problem with this as a reciprocal agreement. In 2005, there were 30,000 young people accessing this country through ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-247, An Act to expand the mandate of Service Canada in ... I guess that bleeds into Mr. McCuaig's situation. What you shared is absolutely real, and I appreciate that. Having had an opportunity to speak with some ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-591, An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan and the ... Thanks, Chair. Thanks very much to both of you. Thank you for your presentations first, because they were informed and succinct. Your amendment is well reasoned. ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Grit MP attended party fundraiser on taxpayer-funded trip Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner, pictured with Liberal MP Wayne Easter, says stakeholder meetings were the main reason for his March trip to Fort McMurray, Alta., but he also attended and was one of the main draw's to a $250-per-plate fundraiser for Liberal ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Thank you. Ms. Drolet, I appreciate your concern around the sharing of the information. I think it was one of the last or second-last studies we ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Thanks very much for being here. I'll probably get around to it because I have a couple of questions similar to what Scott was asking. Your ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Thanks very much, Mr. Chair. I'm going to start off in Regina, if I could, the home of the CFL champion Roughriders. Go, Riders. Just to ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) I'll get both of you to weigh in on this. We did a previous study on apprenticeships and we know that there's an alarming attrition in ...

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Cuzner questions scrapping of ECBC Rodger Cuzner, the MP for Cape Breton Canso, lashes out at the Conservative government as the issue of funding to dredge Sydney harbour is raised during question period in the House of Common, Thursday. “Will the Minister confirm to the House that the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca MP Rodger Cuzner reads his Commons Christmas poem Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner (Cape Breton-Canso) has made a Christmas tradition of reading a politically-pointed rhyming rewrite of Clement Moore's classic Twas the Night Before Christmas in the House of Commons as the Christmas break nears. Here is a ...