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Liberal MP for Cumberland—Colchester (Nova Scotia)

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

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Centre Block Mr. Speaker, as the House may know, a couple of weeks ago I celebrated the 30th anniversary of my first election to this chamber. I have ...

Voted Yes on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Voted Yes on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted Yes on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Two months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Forestry, Agriculture and Waste Thank you very much. We've seen developments in Nova Scotia with vertical farms. They're basically hydroponics farms. What is the energy comparison between a vertical farm ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 21st report of the Standing Committee on Health entitled, “Bill C-316, An Act ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Cultural Property Repatriation Act moved that the bill be read the third time and passed. Madam Speaker, it is an extreme pleasure for me to rise again and talk about ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 20th report of the Standing Committee on Health, entitled “Towards Open Science: Promoting ...

Mentioned by Truro Daily News Wallace Fire Department celebrates 45 years Forty-five years later there are three members who started their service at that time and are still actively involved in the department. At the annual service awards banquet, held Nov. 17, Cumberland-Colchester MP Bill Casey helped recognize Douglas ...

Mentioned by Cumberland News Now Wallace Fire Department celebrates 45 years Forty-five years later there are three members who started their service at that time and are still actively involved in the department. At the annual service awards banquet, held Nov. 17, Cumberland-Colchester MP Bill Casey helped recognize Douglas ...

Mentioned by Truro Daily News Joel Henderson to seek federal Liberal nomination for Cumberland-Colchester OTTAWA – Liberals in Cumberland-Colchester have a candidate seeking to replace Bill Casey. Lawyer Joel Henderson of ... If Henderson wins the nomination he will face former MP Scott Armstrong, who has already secured the Conservative nomination.

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) 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.

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.

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

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 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 ...

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!

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.