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Liberal MP for Bonavista—Gander—Grand Falls—Windsor (Newfoundland & Labrador)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 57.70% of the vote.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Let the playoffs truly begin!!! #gobruins http://t.co/MDuovmAz98

This week

Mentioned by Clarenville Packet MP petitioning for removal of Manolis L. oil CHANGE ISLANDS — While the resting place of the sunken paper carrier the Manolis L. has been covered in a sheet of ice these past few months, it is still a cause of concern for Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor MP Scott Simms. On April 2 Simms ...

Mentioned by Windsor Advertiser MP petitioning for removal of Manolis L. oil - Grand Falls CHANGE ISLANDS — While the resting place of the sunken paper carrier the Manolis L. has been covered in a sheet of ice these past few months, it is still a cause of concern for Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor MP Scott Simms.

Mentioned by NL News Now MP petitioning for removal of Manolis L. oil CHANGE ISLANDS — While the resting place of the sunken paper carrier the Manolis L. has been covered in a sheet of ice these past few months, it is still a cause of concern for Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor MP Scott Simms.

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply moved: That Standing Order 78 be amended by adding the following: “(4) No motion, pursuant to any paragraph of this Standing Order, may be used to ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I present a petition regarding Canada Post. The most rural and remote areas, which I was going to say are slowly dwindling, but that ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Thank you for joining us. Thank you for joining us from British Columbia as well. I want to go to Mr. Allen first, because I was ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I present a petition regarding postal services in general and postal services for smaller communities, where the service is now being diminished under the ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans is making a big mistake when it comes to the shrimp cuts off Newfoundland and Labrador. She is ...

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Thank you, Chair. I just want to read something in for the record. This is from a blog from a gentleman named James Sprague, who had ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, I want to return to the issue of seniors and the inability for many of them to vote in the next election. On the ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the Ship Source Oil Pollution Fund (SSOPF): (a) what actions have been funded by the SSOPF, broken down by (i) province, (ii) event ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... This is going to be a big problem, because in the past, as you know, if you do have just a post office box.... I have ...

Spoke in the House on Election of the Speaker Mr. Speaker, I have been in this House now for approximately 10 years. In that decade, I have witnessed a couple of Speakers being elected, all ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague fromYork West, who brought forward some very salient points when we consider that some of the things in ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Thank you. I'm going to start very quickly with Professor Norris, and follow up with Professor Marland and Professor Pammett. When we talk about voter vouching, ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Mr. Corbett, thank you for coming. When I first looked at this bill, I saw the moving of the office into the DPP as an exercise ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter A great honour to be in Elliston, NL at the United Church to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the great Sealing disaster.

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Okay. Let me ask you this, because you point out the question of addresses, and many of the IDs cited by the minister, such as the ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... I thank you for coming in. I'll get right to my question, because we don't have a lot of time. I have a couple of things ...

Posted on Twitter Debating in the House of Commons today wearing my new Scouts necker. Thanks Scouts Canada! An honour #ScoutsOnHill14 http://t.co/AWtfxLJ8Ts

A month ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Feds' election bill to make money more important in politics, say opposition parties Liberal MP Scott Simms says if the government were really serious about giving the Elections Act 'sharper teeth, a longer reach and a freer hand,' it would have given the commissioner the power to compel testimony. By LAURA RYCKEWAERT | Published: ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Let me stick with that subject for just a moment. The Competition Act does give that power to compel particular evidence. What you're saying is that ...

Mentioned by VOCM Federal Liberal Caucus Meeting this Weekend ... caucus is meeting this weekend to discuss policy. The party is set to discuss more than 100 resolutions. Critics accuse the Liberals of generally being light on policy. Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor MP Scott Simms calls it an exercise in democracy.

Mentioned by Gander Beacon Not much to it EMPTY – Scott Simms, MP for Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor, said he sees very little in the federal budget released Feb. 11 and awaiting approval, that will fix any long-term issues across the country. “What we heard (on Tuesday) wasn't much, and ...

Posted on Twitter LPC opposes #FairElectionsAct. CPC shut debate down and NDP filibuster shortened it even further for other parties and independents.

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter #BellLetsTalk

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More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-516 An Act to amend the Copyright Act (artist’s resale right)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-451 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (removal of waiting period for special benefits)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-342 An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (funeral arrangements)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-335 An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan (deductions — disabled child)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-326 An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan and the Old Age Security Act (biweekly payment of benefits)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-325 An Act to amend the Radiocommunication Act (voluntary organizations that provide emergency services)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-324 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (sickness benefits)