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Conservative MP for Cumberland—Colchester—Musquodoboit Valley (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 52.50% of the vote.

Today

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

This week

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Legacy of local Springhill Veterans preserved SPRINGHILL, NS, Oct. 16, 2014 /CNW/ - Scott Armstrong, Member of Parliament for Cumberland–Colchester–Musquodoboit Valley, today announced Government of Canada funding for the restoration of the Springhill Soldiers' Monument which honours the achievements and sacrifices of Veterans from within the community. MP Armstrong made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs. Organized by the Town of Springhill, the restoration work to the monument will ...

Posted on Twitter Read more about today's #GoC investment in the #Springhill Soldiers' Monument: http://t.co/vr6iw3zJZS

Posted on Twitter Proud the #GoC is contributing $9,914 toward the #Springhill Soldiers' Monument #showyouremember #CPC #NSpoli #cdnpoli

Mentioned by Truro Daily News Salmon association to continue river work with federal funding From left, Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley MP Scott Armstrong talks with Bill Yarn and Wayne Forbes of the Cobequid Salmon Association about the wind deflector along the Little River just off the Brentwood Road. The association is receiving ...

Posted on Twitter Salmon association to continue river work with federal funding http://t.co/tAIkTdggM4

Posted on Twitter Armstrong announces highway infrastructure upgrade funding http://t.co/rGggwDlq2T

Posted on Twitter Thank you @Justin_Ling for shopping in Brookfield. We appreciate your patronage. Come back soon!

Mentioned by Truro Daily News Armstrong announces highway infrastructure upgrade funding Cumberland-Colchester-Musquodoboit Valley MP Scott Armstrong and Peter Hackett, Nova Scotia's executive director of Highway Engineering and Construction, participate in an announcement on Tuesday in Bible Hill for infrastructure funding for the ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, this government is making record investments in low-income housing across the country. We have initiated a new policy called housing first. Just imagine, now ...

Spoke in the House on Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act Mr. Speaker, this has been a huge and impactful issue for young people in my riding of Cumberland—Colchester—Musquodoboit Valley. As a former school principal, I have ...

Spoke in the House on Government Programs Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the Minister of Employment and Social Development announced that the Canada job grant applications were now available in Alberta, and the same thing ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, the anti-trade NDP is at it again. Yesterday, the NDP attempted to gut the Canada-Korea free trade agreement. It tried to remove the investor ...

Mentioned by Truro Daily News Town hall meeting in North River encourages residents to share concerns Cumberland Colchester Musquodoboit MP Scott Armstrong is hosting a number of public town hall meetings to hear concerns and feedback from residents about their communities and concerns. Locally, a meeting will be held in North River at the community ...

Posted on Twitter Great to see that the Province of Nova Scotia has apologized for abuse of African-Nova Scotians at the Home for Coloured Children.

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, I am glad to have the opportunity to address the question by the hon. member for York South—Weston regarding the Social Security Tribunal. The ...

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke in the House on Teaching Awards Mr. Speaker, today the Prime Minister will announce the recipients of the Prime Minister's Awards for Teaching Excellence and for Excellence in Early Childhood Education. This ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted No on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, we have overhauled the program to ensure that employers have to give Canadians first crack at all available jobs. We have had a consistent ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, in terms of housing, we have initiated a new program: housing first. This is an evidenced-based program, which delivers for low-income Canadians who need ...

A month ago

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Historic Truro site gets ACOA funding TRURO — Colchester County's diverse history is alive and well and living in downtown Truro. “It's a treasure here in central Nova Scotia,” MP Scott Armstrong said Tuesday after announcing a funding boost of $199,657 through ACOA to continue upgrades at ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Cumberland News Now Righting a wrong from the past Cumberland North MLA Terry Farrell, Cumberland Colchester Musquodoboit Valley MP Scott Armstrong, Dr. Bohdan Luhovyy of Mount St. Vincent University and Cumberland County Deputy Warden Don Smith helped unveil a plaque at the Cumberland ...

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, Mr. Chair. I want to thank our witnesses for being here. I know this is going to be a quick round. Maybe I could ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) I'm going to switch gears here and talk a little bit more about what Ms. Sims is discussing in regard to expanded eligibility and access to ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank our witnesses for being here. You talked a lot in your opening statement about labour market information and ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) You also touched on labour mobility. We also hear a lot about that from the employees' perspective. We heard in the last panel that the government ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Thank you. I want to thank our witnesses for being here today. Mr. Allen, I want to talk a bit more about what I'm now going ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Study of the renewal of the Labour Market Development Agreements (LMDA) Ms. Pennington, in the areas of great potential like northwest B.C., the opportunities they have over the next 15 years are just unbelievable. I guess there ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015: Vote 1 under CANADA INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS BOARD, Vote 1 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to thank the minister and her officials for being here this morning. Minister, as you know, our government introduced the ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Subject matter of clauses 242 to 251, 371 to 374, and 483 ... You said, shockingly, that 50% of people who start in apprenticeship in Canada don't complete their apprenticeship for various reasons, and you went into some of ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-636 An Act respecting the Marine Mammals Regulations (seal fishery observation licence)