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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.

Today

Mentioned by Aurora MP Simms requests cod fishery extension Scott Simms, Member of Parliament for Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor, is asking Ottawa to extend this month's food fishery. Recreational fishers take to the waters to try their luck at catching a few meals of codfish. This big fish was caught during last ...

Mentioned by Lewisporte Pilot Weather prevents fishers from taking to the water On Sept. 22 Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor MP Scott Simms requested the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to allow an extension to the 2014 Fall cod fishery. “I have received many calls from concerned constituents who are unable to participate in ...

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, continuing the theme of Canada Post, I, too, have a petition. There are 750 names from throughout central Newfoundland, with the south coast to ...

Mentioned by NL News Now MP Simms requests cod fishery extension Scott Simms, Member of Parliament for Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor, is asking Ottawa to extend this month's food fishery. Recreational fishers take to the waters to try their luck at catching a few meals of codfish. This big fish was caught during last ...

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #226 That the House proceed to First reading of Senate Public Bills.

Voted Yes on Vote #225 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should reinstate the federal minimum wage and increase it ...

Spoke in the House on Coastal Fisheries Protection Act Mr. Speaker, the member has a valid point. It seems that whenever the opposition points out something that is egregiously wrong with a piece of legislation, ...

Posted on Twitter I want to congratulate my colleague and friend @Gerry_Byrne. Great MP and will become a great MHA for Humber West. All the best my buddy!

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I appreciate my colleagues on this side of the House from the New Democratic Party bringing this forward for debate, because so far I ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the Public Prosecution Service of Canada, what are the file numbers of all ministerial briefings or departmental correspondence between the government and the ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to construction-related tenders, requests for proposals, contracts, and related activities on all military bases, assets, and facilities related to 9 Wing Gander since 2006: ...

Posted on Twitter Great to be back in Buffalo! Setting up our tail gate party #GOBILLS http://t.co/2553kqI3va

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Keeping a "Defined Benefit" pension plan for the long term is a huge positive for our province. Congratulations to all involved! #nlpoli

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Best wishes today to @ScottReidLib_NL. An excellent choice for MHA with both dedication and experience. Please vote! #SGSE #nlpoli.

Two months ago

Mentioned by Windsor Advertiser Behind bars for a good cause - Grand Falls Shoppers at Walmart in the Exploits Valley Mall were asked to spare some change to post bail for some familiar faces when people like Grand Falls-Windsor Mayor Al Hawkins, Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor MP Scott Simms, and Fire Chief Vince ...

Mentioned by NL News Now Behind bars for a good cause Shoppers at Walmart in the Exploits Valley Mall were asked to spare some change to post bail for some familiar faces when people like Grand Falls-Windsor Mayor Al Hawkins, Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor MP Scott Simms, and Fire Chief Vince ...

Posted on Twitter RT to support Gander Community Tennis Ass'n, 2014 #KraftCelebrationTour Top 10! http://t.co/akq9KpDTn4 $75K at stake, your vote matters!

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter Minister @CPCGailShea Ice Compensation needed? Think again. Took this pic 48 hours ago in Twillingate. http://t.co/BhvmThHa6h

Didn't vote on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Didn't vote on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Didn't vote on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Drug-Free Prisons Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleagues for the resounding applause and the very warm welcome. That was very kind of them. As the cow said to ...

Spoke in the House on Respect for Communities Act Mr. Speaker, I want to thank my colleague for his speech. I always enjoy them. I particularly liked the part about the ideological bent, but I ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the current 2015 code review cycle of the National Building Code of Canada: (a) are amendments to the code under consideration that would ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-31, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled ... Chair, at the risk of repeating what was already said, I certainly think that going back to the period beginning April 2006 is the obvious choice ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Supplementary Estimates (A) 2014-15: Vote 1a under TREASURY BOARD SECRETARIAT So it's just the time that it falls in more than anything else. I get it. I want to ask about VIA Rail. It's not really ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Study on the Government's Open Data Practices You mentioned the term “well-being framework”. Obviously this relates to what is user-friendly regarding open data for people to use. In many cases, I agree that ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Changing Ocean Conditions or Other Factors Off the Coast of Newfoundland and ... Thank you, Chair. I want to get back to something that was said earlier when Mr. Kamp brought up the idea that the policy was developed ...

Mentioned by NL News Now Ready to run Scott Simms, who has been the MP for Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor since 2004, will literally be entering new territory come the next federal election. © Contributed photo. LIBERAL CANADIDATE – A federal election may be more than a year away, ...

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. Two guys walk into a bar, and the older one says, “You know, this younger guy here may not have ID, but I ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... LIB-17 has the same thrust, obviously, to restore what I feel is a fundamental piece of identification that has been used for well on 50 years. ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Mr. Lukiwski, some time ago I had the honour of joining the Governor General when he went to China and Mongolia. In both of those countries, ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Very briefly, I would like to add to that. In regard to the communication structure that currently stands, I'm highly suspicious from the outset about this, ...

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)