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  • His favourite word is democracy.

Liberal MP for Halifax (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 52% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter What a privilege to introduce my friend @ScottBrison tonight at the @liberal_party national convention in #Halifax.… https://t.co/WxOvNeQo5C

Posted on Twitter Getting things underway here at #Lib2018! Hosting an orientation session for first time convention goers. #halifax https://t.co/5MxY6jTleP

Posted on Twitter @LandOfSticks @BigSpruceBrew @PearsonCentre @liberal_party @MikeSavageHFX @DalGazette @Chris4VPFO @WolfOfWaterSt Come say hello!

Posted on Twitter Today @IrvingShipbuild launched a program that will give 20 African Nova Scotians training & career opportunities t… https://t.co/X4UhKduERz

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

Posted on Twitter @rutherfordblouu @JustinTrudeau So glad you’re coming! See you there! ✈️

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @diamondisinger Thanks for the tip - we did another tweet with the correct time. 👍

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

A week ago

Mentioned by Benzinga Media Advisory - Government of Canada to announce new student work placements with entrepreneurs in Halifax OTTAWA, April 10, 2018 /CNW/ - Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, will announce how the Government of Canada is helping post-secondary students get new student work placements in their field of study. The announcement is being made on ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Privacy Mr. Speaker, our government takes its fundamental responsibilities to protect the private information of Canadian citizens and the integrity of our electoral system extremely seriously, which ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, we are taking concrete action to improve our already strong and robust rules around political fundraising events. That is why the Minister of Democratic ...

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

A month ago

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada MPs Have Clever Tricks To Last 40 Hours Of Round-The-Clock Voting Liberal MPs Omar Alghabra, Andy Fillmore, and Pam Goldsmith-Jones wave at the camera during a procedural vote on March 22, 2018. OTTAWA — As MPs braced for some 40 hours of round-the-clock voting Thursday evening, they found clever ways of passing the ...

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada MPs Have Clever Tricks To Last 40 Hours Of Round-The-Clock Voting Liberal MPs Omar Alghabra, Andy Fillmore, and Pam Goldsmith-Jones wave at the camera during a procedural vote on March 22, 2018. OTTAWA — As MPs braced for some 40 hours of round-the-clock voting Thursday evening, they found clever ways of passing the ...

Spoke in the House on Burger Week Mr. Speaker, it's the sloppiest, sauciest, greasiest time of the year in Halifax. It is Burger Week again, presented by The Coast newspaper, with a portion ...

Mentioned by InsideHalton.com Burlington MP announces birth of new baby boy ... my duties as Canada's minister of democratic institutions. The Democratic institutions portfolio will be in the good hands of Minister Scott Brison, assisted by Parliamentary Secretary Andy Fillmore, while I am on leave,” Gould said in a written ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak to Bill C-364, introduced by the member for Terrebonne. This private member's bill, Bill C-364, would amend Canada's Elections ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am so confounded by the mendacious invective from the Conservative benches, and from the leadership, that I hardly know where to start. I ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Interim Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under House of Commons, Vote 1 under ... You can predict the answer. Of course, we want to move them as quickly as we can to get them both in place for the next ...

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Madam Speaker, there are some who have expressed concern over the role of the offshore petroleum boards and the process of environmental assessments. I wonder what ...

Mentioned by Brinkwire (press release) Want to be a senator? Applications for PEI seat now open Senate changing to better reflect Canada's diversity, says MP Andy Fillmore. Could one of these seats be yours? Changes made last week to the Canadian Senate application process mean if you want to be a senator for P.E.I., the time to apply is now ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Want to be a senator? Applications for PEI seat now open Andy Fillmore. Last week, the board began accepting applications year-round, and it will soon be deliberating on a vacant seat for P.E.I.. Halifax MP Andy Fillmore, the parliamentary secretary to the minister of democratic institutions, said the board ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague across the way for his work not only on this today but in the Standing Committee on ...

Spoke in the House on An Act to Change the Name of the Electoral District of Châteauguay-Lacolle Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak to Bill C-377, introduced by my colleague, the member for Châteauguay—Lacolle. The bill proposes to change ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Creation of an Independent Commissioner Responsible for Leaders’ Debates Thanks, Mr. Chair. I would like to come to the question of timeline because it's a very important one. I think most of us share the ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Creation of an Independent Commissioner Responsible for Leaders’ Debates Thank you, both, for your time and sharing your experiences today. I'll start by saying there are many of us—and I expect it might be true ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Creation of an Independent Commissioner Responsible for Leaders’ Debates Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much for your words today. It looks like what we're hearing from a number of witnesses—you may have learned ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50 Thank you. I think Ms. May's amendment is trying to impose the reporting requirements required at any time outside of a writ within the writ period. ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Heritage Preservation and Protection in Canada Thank you, and thanks to all the speakers for making time to be here today. It's much appreciated, and it's nice to see you again, Ry. ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities Thanks very much for that welcome, Hunter, and with that we'll start the meeting. I want to say welcome to everybody who is in the room ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities We'll come to order, please. Welcome, everyone. We're very grateful today as always to be meeting on unceded Algonquin territory. I just want to take one ...