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Liberal MP for Cumberland—Colchester (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 64% of the vote.

Three days ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca The hidden history of the German POW camp in the heart of Amherst A Nova Scotia member of Parliament is highlighting a little-known part of Amherst's First World War history — a prisoner-of-war camp that operated right in the middle of town. ... One of those homes belongs to Bill Casey, the MP for Cumberland-Colchester.

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #937 on Bill C-393 Amend the Canadian Multiculturalism Act (non-application in Quebec)

Voted Yes on Vote #936 on Bill C-316 Amend the Canada Revenue Agency Act (organ donors)

Voted Yes on Vote #935 on Bill C-376 Designate the month of April as Sikh Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #934 on Bill C-375 Amend the Criminal Code (presentence report)

Voted Yes on Vote #933 on Bill C-85 Amend the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act and to make related amendments to other ...

Spoke in the House on Amherst Internment Camp Mr. Speaker, 100 years ago, the largest prisoner of war camp in Canada was located in Amherst, Nova Scotia. The Amherst internment camp held over 850 ...

Mentioned by Cumberland News Now MP Bill Casey restoring ship built by German POW at First World War Amherst internment camp AMHERST, N.S. – For decades, a wooden ship has sat in the homes of Cumberland-Colchester MP Bill Casey and his father. Casey knows it as built by a prisoner of war at Amherst's First World War internment camp, but he doesn't know who built it, when it ...

Mentioned by Cumberland News Now From Vimy to Advocate Harbour: Vimy Oak spans space and time “Our MP, Bill Casey, was there, and he and I had a conversation about having a Vimy Oak in Advocate Harbour.” Fletcher talked about his encounter with Casey during the 2018 Remembrance Day ceremony Nov. 5 at the Log House in Advocate Harbour.

Spoke in the House on Canada Revenue Agency Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise on Bill C-316 today. I sit on the health committee with the hon. member for Calgary Confederation, and if ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca MP excited about new plan for the New Brunswick - Nova Scotia isthmus Bill Casey, the MP for Cumberland-Colchester, says the sites are linked historically and it makes sense to promote them together to tell the history of the Acadians, the English and the Mi'kmaq in the area. "There's more history in that little area and ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Springhill Mine Mr. Speaker, yesterday marked a sombre anniversary in the town of Springhill, Nova Scotia. It was at 8:06 p.m. on October 23, 1958 that Springhill changed ...

Spoke in the House on Corrections and Conditional Release Act Madam Speaker, it is a pleasure for me to stand and speak in support of Bill C-83, an act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the member did not answer the question on why there were no prosecutions of the terrorists who returned to Canada. When the Conservatives were ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, a few years ago an American company decided to establish a large quarry in Nova Scotia. The quarry project was turned down by the ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Federally Funded Health Research (M-132) I call the meeting to order. Welcome, everybody, to meeting number 115 of the Standing Committee on Health. Welcome to our guests. Before we go to ...

Mentioned by Truro Daily News RISING SEAS: High tides threaten low-lying Isthmus of Chignecto “The transportation link carries almost all of the containers that are landed or shipped from Halifax,” said Bill Casey, member of Parliament for Cumberland-Colchester. “If that were to fail, the Port of Halifax would shut down until it's replaced ...

Mentioned by The Digby Courier RISING SEAS: High tides threaten low-lying Isthmus of Chignecto “The transportation link carries almost all of the containers that are landed or shipped from Halifax,” said Bill Casey, member of Parliament for Cumberland-Colchester. “If that were to fail, the Port of Halifax would shut down until it's replaced ...

Spoke in the House on Oxford, Nova Scotia Mr. Speaker, the town of Oxford, in my riding of Cumberland—Colchester, is currently dealing with a sinkhole 40 meters in diameter that just appeared near the ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, it is truly an honour for me to stand today and present, in both official languages, the 19th report of the Standing Committee on ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-391 An Act respecting a national strategy for the repatriation of Aboriginal cultural property

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business and Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in ... A minute and a half? Sure. I have a specific question dealing with aboriginal business. The RCMP in Nova Scotia wants to relocate its communications centre. ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Heritage Preservation and Protection in Canada Thanks very much. I have a specific question. I don't want to address it to anyone in particular, but we're looking for help in my riding. ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-45 It being 8:30, we are going to call together meeting number 64. I want to welcome everybody back and welcome new members to the committee. I ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Clean Technology in Canada's Natural Resource Sectors They're now sealed off after explosions and fatalities. They were sealed off in the 1950s. They're filled with water at 20° to 25°. There are several ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-242 Thank you, it's a pleasure to be here. I want to say that Jeanne and Linda are members of my riding, and I've known them for ...

Posted on Twitter @JustinTrudeau An important lesson to boat safe this summer, no matter your experience or skill level.

Spoke at the Health committee on Committee Business I compliment everybody on their work on this and their thoughtful approach to it. I had occasion to talk to my own doctor. I asked him ...

Posted on Twitter #First100 days down!

Spoke at the Health committee on Committee Business and Election of Chair The motion has been moved. (Motion agreed to) Perfect. We're doing great. Concerning the reduced quorum, there's a motion: That the Chair be authorized to hold ...

Posted on Twitter This was really neat. 10 Canadians, 10 minutes each, one-on-one with @JustinTrudeau. https://t.co/0LmKXMvZQh #cdnpoli #ICYMI

Posted on Twitter We are committed to restoring credibility to environmental assessments and the National Energy Board https://t.co/gvFnMnfMSX #CdnEnv

Posted on Twitter This will help our local Maple producers after last winters damaging snow. https://t.co/mAWefMVHG3 via @sharethis

Posted on Twitter Today is #BellLetsTalk Day! Retweet and help raise awareness and funds for #mentalhealth initiatives in Canada.