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Liberal MP for Kings—Hants (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 39.60% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Canada’s economy: Beyond petroleum | The Economist http://t.co/eGA8SSjIpy

Posted on Twitter My @nationalpost article, "Smart investments in infrastructure create jobs...building a more competitive economy..."http://t.co/jYiPsh4cT1

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, with plummeting oil prices and stagnant growth, Canadians deserve leadership and certainty. Instead they have a Minister of Finance who dithers and delays the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted Yes on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted No on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

This week

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, the only thing this government manufactures is excuses. The reality is that the finance minister says he needs to delay the budget until he ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, today I will speak about the Canadian economy and the challenges faced by middle-class Canadian families. Conservative government mismanagement and also its lack of ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, I guess it is that minister and not the Minister of Finance who speaks on behalf of the government when it comes to the ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, last week the Bank of Canada cut rates, because the bank's priority now is jobs and growth, but the Conservatives' priority is a $10 ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With respect to each expenditure contained in each budget or budget implementation bill since fiscal year 2006-2007, inclusively: (a) has the Department of Finance done an ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the administration of the Access to Information Act: (a) what are the criteria and what is the process by which the government judges ...

Posted on Twitter I enjoyed the 40th annual Robert Burns dinner in Port Williams. June Jain and the whole team organized a superb event http://t.co/V0aVAZ4aMZ

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Today's @BankofCanada decision shows Canada needs plan for jobs/growth. Instead Harper delaying budget & making it up as he goes. #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Justin Trudeau inspires a packed house in London "Harper making it up as they go, offering nothing to middle class.." http://t.co/Rz3RNxXyFx

Posted on Twitter Canada needs a plan that makes the most of our manufacturing advantages & educated, skilled workers in places like SouthWestern ON #cdnpoli

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, as I rise to speak to the government's budget implementation act at third reading, I regret that we are debating, yet again, another massive ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... On the scope of clauses 143 and 144, we've heard from a number of Canadians who've made a case that we need stronger federal regulation around ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... Thanks to each of you for your interventions today. You may be wondering in fact why we're talking about public health as part of a budget ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thanks to each of you for joining us today. I'd like to begin with the credit unions. We understand the importance of ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... One of the impediments to Canadian pension plans playing a bigger role in financing projects in Canada is the size of projects. One of the things ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-43, A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget ... I have a question on the off-shore insurance swap transactions. Budget 2014 said that this measure will increase federal revenues by more than $1 billion between ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Report of the Bank of Canada on Monetary Policy Governor and Deputy Governor, welcome to the committee. Your report refers to business investment having been very weak and says that a rotation away from household ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2014 Thank you, Chair. Thanks to each of you for your words of wisdom today. Mr. Smillie, just a heads-up, the Department of Finance never likes anything ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations 2014 Merci. Mr. Clark, it's good to have you at the committee. I appreciate your insight as somebody who has spent a lot of time crafting budgets ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Nova News Now MP's annual barbecue draws sizable crowd to Cheverie Kings-Hants constituents came out in droves on the weekend to attend MP Scott Brison's annual barbecue at Kip's Beach, in Cheverie. For many, it marked the first time they've met the Liberal politician's recently-expanded family. Brison, and his husband, ...

Mentioned by Hants Journal MP's annual barbecue draws sizable crowd to Cheverie Kings-Hants constituents came out in droves on the weekend to attend MP Scott Brison's annual barbecue at Kip's Beach, in Cheverie. For many, it marked the first time they've met the Liberal politician's recently-expanded family. Brison, and his husband, ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Scott Brison and husband welcome twin daughters Kings-Hants MP Scott Brison is now a father to twin girls. The Liberal politician posted a photo of himself and husband Maxime St-Pierre holding the infants to his Twitter and Facebook page on Saturday. Claire and Rose Brison-St-Pierre were born on Feb.21.

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Middle class squeezed by high household debt It only shows how little they understand the financial reality facing Canadian middle-class families. Liberal MP Scott Brison, who represents Kings-Hants, N.S., is his party's finance critic. news@hilltimes.com. The Hill Times. 1. Offer your insightful comment.

Mentioned by Nova News Now Keith Irving accuses NDP of smear campaign The Kings South Liberal candidate has a press conference with MP Scott Brison planned for 1:15 p.m. to address what his campaign is calling “a deeply unfortunate and inaccurate accusation made by the NDP's Kings South campaign.” According to emails ...

Mentioned by Truro Daily News Irving accuses NDP of a “smear campaign” Keith Irving, right, the candidate for Kings South, says accusations that he's an 'outspoken homophobe' by a person who was working on NDP Ramona Jennex's campaign are completed “outrageous.” Irving was joined by Liberal Kings-Hants MP Scott Brison ...