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Liberal MP for Halifax (Nova Scotia)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Posted on Twitter Addressing the ongoing discussion in Halifax regarding work at Irving Shipyard. ⬇️ https://t.co/i0RI3LiZaf

Posted on Twitter Halifax has some of the best shipbuilders in the world, and because of their skill and expertise, Irving remains co… https://t.co/2UKmw58LkF

Posted on Twitter The government also has a responsibility to award contracts in a manner that is fair and ensures that we are gettin… https://t.co/g5QWDbXlGD

Posted on Twitter As the MP for Halifax, I want our shipyard to get its fair share of that work. That's the case I am making & will c… https://t.co/BfQXyAar8O

Posted on Twitter Now, what about the recent "ships stay here" concerns being raised by Unifor and Irving? Let's talk about that. T… https://t.co/CkSXJo2dzf

Posted on Twitter So, 5 to 6 AOPS. 15 CSCs. No change in the existing National Shipbuilding Strategy. The work is staying in Halifax.… https://t.co/0IuGs3vugA

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca VOICE OF THE PEOPLE: Oct. 16, 2018. HRM has blinders on. Re: “Fillmore ignores port expansion” (Oct. 13 Shipping News column). Peter Ziobrowski's Business article was bang on. Municipal staff, of which Halifax MP Andy Fillmore was one — and even councillors and the mayor — seldom ...

This week

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca SHIPPING NEWS: Fillmore ignores port expansion Peter Pziobrowski. Halifax MP Andy Fillmore appears more interested in upholding his professional planning dogma then he is in supporting the Port of Halifax and good jobs for Haligonians. The federal cabinet recently rejected the port's request to ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca COMMENTARY: Fillmore ignores port expansion Peter Pziobrowski. Halifax MP Andy Fillmore appears more interested in upholding his professional planning dogma then he is in supporting the Port of Halifax and good jobs for Haligonians. The federal cabinet recently rejected the port's request to ...

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Mentioned by Belleville Intelligencer An important mile Mayor Taso Christopher and councillors Garnet Thompson and Egerton Boyce along with Bay of Quinte MPP Todd Smith, Bay of Quinte MP Neil Ellis and Halifax MP Andy Fillmore, the Parliamentary Secretary to Pablo Rodrigues, Minister of Canadian ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Dal News “Big data meets big ocean research”: Government of Canada launches Dal‑led big ocean data innovation environment ... ... who was introduced at the event by Andy Fillmore, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Affairs and Member of Parliament for Halifax. “DeepSense is where big data meets big ocean research. It supports intensive data science research ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Shuffle gives Nova Scotia MPs new roles Halifax MP Andy Fillmore, who previously served in Jordan's position is now Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism Pablo Rodriguez, and Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner remains Parliamentary Secretary to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time today with the member for Hastings—Lennox and Addington. Around the world, the effects of climate change are becoming ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Mr. Speaker, I must say it is wonderful at long last to finally hear from a member on the opposition benches in a riding that actually ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 Chair, we're going to support what Mr. Cullen has said, but I was just going to remind the committee that we had agreement that we'd cease ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Madam Speaker, while such a charge may make good theatre, it is simply not true. Canadians were fed up with tax dollars being wasted blatantly on ...

Spoke in the House on Ron Hanlon Madam Speaker, I rise today to recognize the too-soon passing of Ron Hanlon, a champion for the great city of Halifax. As CEO of the Halifax ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Review of the Code of Conduct for Members of the House of ... Mr. Chair, last night we reached agreement on the travel, and then today we are looking, as Ms. Sahota has very clearly laid out, to make ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 Thank you, Chair. I normally try not to speak, but it's just to add a little more clarity there. Social media would work in that case. ...

Spoke in the House on Elections Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to participate in the debate on this important bill, Bill C-76, the Elections Modernization Act. This legislation is ...

Spoke in the House on Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, the main challenge for our electoral democracy is not voter fraud but voter participation. Eliminating the voter ID card does not improve the integrity ...

Spoke in the House on Shakespeare by the Sea I stand before the House to call On members, and good folk of our city, To celebrate twenty-five years in all Of Shakespeare by the Sea ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise to help the House advance its understanding of budget 2018. As the third budget our government has introduced, budget ...

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 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 ...

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. ...