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  • His favourite word is program.

Liberal MP for Cape Breton—Canso (Nova Scotia)

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

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to Part III of the Canada Labour Code: (a) which recommendations from the 2006 comprehensive review of Part III of the Labour Code conducted ...

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

Posted on Twitter This pretty much sums up today's announcement. http://t.co/1Jv7loV7ct

Posted on Twitter The Colbert Report – Watch Online | Colbert Report - The Comedy Network http://t.co/WLPH23LH0j Colbert Report From 11 mins

Posted on Twitter Income splitting helps few. http://t.co/v7vXRR31NU

Two days ago

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 Get well soon Mr. Hockey #GordieHowe. Sincerely, Canada

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Sharing Glace Bay stories with Burton Cummings #MacLeanandMaclean http://t.co/HZ2Ve5a5Bs

This week

Posted on Twitter Congrats Valedictorian @ramseymader and all@cbuniversity fall grads.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, with the CETA deal officially signed and the legal scrub of the text having started, there are still some questions that remain unanswered. One ...

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. ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Rouge National Urban Park Act Mr. Speaker, I have tried to follow this debate, to keep an open mind and get a best feel for it. My colleague talked about bona ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Employment and Social Development boasted that the new Social Security Tribunal has reduced EI appeals by 90%. However, he has not ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, when the human resources minister's predecessor boasted that she had loosened regulations on temporary foreign workers, making it quicker and easier to get workers, ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, the member was half right. We did introduce this program, but it was the minister's predecessor who took the shackles off of it. She ...

Spoke in the House on Safeguarding Canada's Seas and Skies Act Mr. Speaker, this particular bill is mainly technical in scope, but the committee heard from a wide array of witnesses. When we talk about rail safety, ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Winnipeg North. We are trying to get him on his feet early in the ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) A number of witnesses continue to come back and talk about how they changed the culture. Even before you get into working with people to develop ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... If I could put it this way—and we only have seven minutes here—it's sort of an arse-first approach to thinking that through, whether or not you ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015: Vote 1 under CANADA INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS BOARD, Vote 1 ... Thanks very much, Chair. I'm not even sure what the question is that I'm going to ask, but I'll figure it out as I lay it ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Rodger Cuzner's 'Twas The Week Before Christmas' Poem Lampoons Senate ... For MP Rodger Cuzner's annual tale, With mentions of Rob Ford and the Senate, All peppered in fail. Follow along with the full text below: T'was the week before Christmas and the prime minister's cast, Were haunted by the scandals of ghosts from his pasts.

Mentioned by Yahoo! News Canada (blog) Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner slams 'Angry Tom' Mulcair with rhyme Mulcair claimed that CTV's version of the story wasn't exactly accurate, but that hasn't stopped opposition MPs from poking fun at him. No other member of Parliament, however, can do it quite the way Liberal Rodger Cuzner did on Monday afternoon.

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Rodger Cuzner, Liberal MP, Mocks Thomas Mulcair's Embarrassing Driving ... But the best zingers may have come from Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner, who decided on Monday to express his thoughts through poetry. In a piece entitled, “Reflections On A Conversation On The Hill Last Week,” Cuzner mercilessly pokes fun at the NDP ...

Mentioned by Liberal.ca Reality Check: Budget 2013 and the Conservative Record on Skilled Workers ... Select an MP, Scott Andrews, Mauril Belanger, Carolyn Bennett, Scott Brison, Gerry Byrne, Sean Casey, Denis Coderre, Irwin Cotler, Rodger Cuzner, Stéphane Dion, Kirsty Duncan, Wayne Easter, Mark Eyking, Judy Foote, Hedy Fry, Marc Garneau, Ralph ...