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Liberal MP for Kings—Hants (Nova Scotia)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #238 That Standing Order 11(2) be replaced with the following: The Speaker or the Chair of Committees of the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That this question be now put.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, economists like Jack Mintz and Mike Moffatt have warned the finance minister that his new EI tax credit will actually discourage job creation. They ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Voted Yes on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

This week

Voted No on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

Posted on Twitter In NY, WSJ editor challenged Harper saying that using 2006 as baseline obscures fact that post-2008 US job creation better than CDA's

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, the Liberal plan to provide an EI break for new hires is endorsed by Canadian job creators. Restaurants Canada says, “This Liberal proposal for ...

Posted on Twitter Ezra Levant caught in his own web of mendacious, vulgar idiocy.He profoundly embarrasses decent Conservatives#cdnpoli http://t.co/tIySuAvJ3w

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, economists from Jack Mintz to Mike Moffatt have slammed the Conservative plan, saying that it will discourage job creation and economic growth. Liberals have ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply moved: That, in the opinion of the House, the Employment Insurance (EI) plan announced by the government on September 11, 2014, and which will begin on ...

Posted on Twitter .@RestaurantsCA: Liberal proposal for an EI exemption for new hires would help #restaurants create jobs http://t.co/PfPYn7fcRK #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Thanks to @CFIB for your endorsement. "Love the #LPC plan to exempt small biz from EI premiums for new hires over 2 years." #cdnpoli

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, the Conservatives' EI tax credit is getting slammed by economists ranging from Jack Mintz to Mike Moffatt. Today's Globe and Mail says that it ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, the Canadian economy has stalled. Only 15,000 net new full-time jobs were created last year. Our growth has fallen behind Australia, the U.K., and ...

Posted on Twitter Earlier today I asked #CPC gov't to fix their flawed EI tax credit & introduce an EI holiday on new jobs: http://t.co/zsJYJKv3Qd #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Picture of @JustinTrudeau and I in the @HantsJournal during a recent stop in Windsor, NS http://t.co/jusuzbmUBB #cdnpoli

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, the new EI credit has a design flaw. It gives firms up to $191 to hire someone, but over $2,200 to fire someone. Jack ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I just heard my colleague opposite's comments that the reason we ought not to establish a national standard for federally regulated industries in terms ...

Two 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, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Main Estimates 2014-15 : Votes 1 and 5 under CANADA REVENUE AGENCY, ... It's hard to manage what you don't measure, and it's helpful to have good data when making public policy decisions. A lot of Canadians, especially from ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... Further to Mr. Saxton's comments, I was present, actually, during the testimony, and we did hear from several expert witnesses and members of the Canadian venture ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... Okay, but I would suggest.... Look, this IGA gets Canadian banks off the hook from reporting. It does not get Canadian citizens who happen to be ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... Thank you. To follow on Mr. Van Kesteren's questions, Mr. Cockfield, we are a NAFTA partner with the U.S. Our banking system is recognized to have ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... Thank you. Welcome, Minister. Budget 2014 reported that Canada's job vacancy rate is 4%. We've learned that this was based on Kijiji data, which poses errors ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... Remember to get back to us in a timely manner. Earlier in the week would be helpful, given the timing of this. The concern is that ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Report of the Bank of Canada on Monetary Policy, Economic and Fiscal ... I share some of the concerns described by Mr. Cullen. The legislation has a wide variety of unrelated measures that fall well outside the expertise of ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Youth Employment in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thanks to each of you for your testimony today. It's very helpful as part of this study. The labour market agreements with ...

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 ...