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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.

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Mentioned by NBCNews.com Canadian MP Describes Chaos on Ottawa's Parliament Hill NBC News Liberal Member of Parliament Scott Simms says at first he thought she noise was part of a ceremony but once he saw police racing by he knew something was wrong. Published October 22nd 2014, 6:44 pm. advertisement. Related Videos.

Mentioned by NBCNews.com Canadian MP Describes Chaos on Ottawa's Parliament Hill Canadian MP Describes Chaos on Ottawa's Parliament Hill. Liberal Member of Parliament Scott Simms says at first he thought the noise was part of a ceremony but once he saw police racing to the scene he knew something was wrong. About Us · Careers ...

Two days ago

Mentioned by The Telegram Simms waiting it out LOCKDOWN – As of 2:30 p.m. (Newfoudnland time), Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor MP Scott Simms was still in lockdown in the Centre Block building after today's shooting incident in Ottawa. That's when Bonavista-Gander-Grand Falls-Windsor ...

This week

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 ...

Two weeks ago

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

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply —and it is bad dinner theatre at the best of times, but I cannot say that without taking some of the responsibility. Having been here for ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act Mr. Speaker, the member spoke of the analysis that took place during committee. I was wondering if he could provide more detail on that analysis and ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, just for the record, this is the first free trade agreement the New Democrats actually stood and supported. The Jordan one, they did not ...

Posted on Twitter A huge congratulations to @allanhawco and everyone at Republic of Doyle for putting our province out there for the world to see.

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to start on the tail end of that conversation. There is something that is starting to annoy me as a representative ...

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 ...

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 ...

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!

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 ...

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

Two months 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

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

Three months ago

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!

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 ...

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)