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  • His favourite word is veterans.

Liberal MP for Hamilton East—Stoney Creek (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 39% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter Today is a big day in the history of soccer. Croatia, a country with just over 4 million people, will take on Franc… https://t.co/LMxlF075xQ

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Check out my latest weekly newsletter for more information about what's going on in our community. #HamOnt #CdnPoli… https://t.co/eQOnlQP56j

Posted on Twitter Less than 3 weeks until my free community 'BOB.B.Q.' Bring your friends and family for a chance to talk to your MP… https://t.co/MG1HoIIfXC

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter The 2016 Census shows that, for the first time, there are more seniors than children living in Canada. It is time f… https://t.co/6FZGpaaiCL

Posted on Twitter Today marks Malala Day, a day to celebrate Malala Yousafzai and her dedicated advocacy for human rights and educati… https://t.co/ewHMDPDb18

Posted on Twitter What a great game yesterday! Congratulations to #Croatia on your semi-final win. As the only current Croatian-Can… https://t.co/IuIRrfD5Fu

This week

Mentioned by CBC.ca Woman who threw pumpkin seeds at Justin Trudeau joins Hamilton mayoral race Vito Sgro, who has worked on campaigns for Kathleen Wynne, MP Bob Bratina and former mayor Larry Di Ianni filed last week, branding himself as a mainstream candidate against light rail transit (LRT). He'll take on incumbent Fred Eisenberger.

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present petition e-1455 in both official languages. The petitioners call on the Canadian government to seriously consider the reopening of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

A month ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans Thank you very much. Mr. Sanderson, I'm concerned by your testimony, and we're listening intently, believe me. I don't know if you remember the name “Ron ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Donald Trump is having a 'tantrum,' says Hamilton MP Bob Bratina A Hamilton MP says Donald Trump's steel tariffs and issues with Canadian trade are a "tantrum" that he hopes ends before it costs both countries jobs. Bob Bratina, Liberal MP for Hamilton East-Stoney Creek, represents a steel-making city and traveled ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans One of the individuals we met in Beauval was a 98-year-old veteran who had served in Sicily and Italy. He had walked over 100 miles to ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Madam Speaker, I want to note that it was Dickens, in Oliver Twist, in Mr. Bumble's voice, who said, “If the law says that, sir, then ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Donald Trump is having a 'tantrum,' says Hamilton MP Bob Bratina A Hamilton MP says Donald Trump's steel tariffs and issues with Canadian trade are a "tantrum" that he hopes ends before it costs both countries jobs. Bob Bratina, Liberal MP for Hamilton East-Stoney Creek, represents a steel-making city and traveled ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1 and 5 under Department of Veterans Affairs, ... Thank you. I'd like to know something about keeping track of the vets. In our recent tour we were in Beauval, Saskatchewan, and the minister will ...

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the comments from my friend from Fort McMurray—Cold Lake. I am a little puzzled, and I wonder if he could share with ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans Thank you very much. I want to say to both of you how impressed I am and we are that you faced issues in your lives, ...

Spoke in the House on Frederick Engelbrecht Mr. Speaker, one of the last survivors of the Dieppe raid of World War II, my dear friend Frederick Engelbrecht, has died. Fred was 22 years ...

Mentioned by Hill Times 'This is going to create border chaos': MPs react to Trump tariffs, Trudeau response Members of the all-partisan steel caucus are convening on Monday in the hopes of co-ordinating with the government on the next steps to take, said Liberal MP Bob Bratina, who represents the riding of Hamilton East, Ont. Steel producers Dofasco and ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Industry committee on Statutory Review of the Copyright Act Also, my son has his M.A. in library science and he's now a Mountie in northern B.C., so I think we're.... The reason I mention this ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans and Briefing on the Needs ... Before I address our topic today, Mr. Chair, I want to share with members of the veterans affairs committee a loss of a very wonderful veteran ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Feds shoot down funding pleas from Hamilton at-risk youth program The federal government says it has no plans to renew funding for a critical Hamilton at-risk youth program, which is slated to shut its doors for good this summer. Both Hamilton mayor Fred Eisenberger and local MP Bob Bratina have been pushing the feds ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Feds shoot down funding pleas from Hamilton at-risk youth program The federal government says it has no plans to renew funding for a critical Hamilton at-risk youth program, which is slated to shut its doors for good this summer. Both Hamilton mayor Fred Eisenberger and local MP Bob Bratina have been pushing the feds ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans Thank you very much. It's great to have you gentlemen here with us, and our future witnesses as well. Starting with Mr. Sheffield, there's a famous ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Commendation for Honesty Mr. Speaker, the tragic event in Toronto has saddened us all, but we need to remember that there is so much goodness in our people that ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I want to congratulate the member for Richmond Hill on a very well-researched presentation, especially in dealing with some of the numbers involved in ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Barriers to Transition and Measurable Outcomes of Successful Transition Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for your service. I'm from Hamilton, and the Hamilton flag that flew at Camp Nathan Smith in Kandahar is in ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, as co-chair of the all-party steel caucus, I am proud to have hosted our Prime Minister in Hamilton earlier this month. We sat and ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, we have not had one question about this in my particular office. I am wondering how many Canadians contacted the other offices in this ...