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Liberal MP for Hamilton East—Stoney Creek (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Wishing everyone in Hamilton East - Stoney Creek a great Victoria Day long weekend! #HamOnt #CdnPoli

Posted on Twitter Check out my latest weekly newsletter! #HamOnt #CdnPoli - https://t.co/kVKImBq8kM https://t.co/91xsI7b1gX

Posted on Twitter It was great to attend the Jewish National Fund Negev Dinner last night to honour Hamilton-born @Real_Eugenelevy!… https://t.co/6qM1bjiA3N

Three days ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Essential city anti-youth gang program on the verge of closing The group has launched a "save YARD" initiative, and both Hamilton mayor Fred Eisenberger and local MP Bob Bratina have written to Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale in the hopes that funding can be found to keep the program afloat. But without some ...

Posted on Twitter Check out my latest column in the Stoney Creek News where I discuss our government's commitment to seniors! #HamOnt… https://t.co/p2cEMaTzmV

Posted on Twitter People around the world look to Canada for its values of openness and acceptance. On #IDAHOTB, we celebrate this sp… https://t.co/raf6aTxjqI

This week

Posted on Twitter Hamilton has benefited from our government's investments in infrastructure through a $2 million investment in the W… https://t.co/ugRKBOp3Ui

A week ago

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #665 on Bill C-48 Respecting the regulation of vessels that transport crude oil or persistent oil to or from ...

Voted No on Vote #664 Opposition Motion (Carbon tax)

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #663 on Bill C-49 Amend the Canada Transportation Act and other Acts respecting transportation and to make related and ...

Mentioned by TheSpec.com Photos + video: Protesting the pipeline Above: Nine people turned up to MP Bob Bratina's Stoney Creek constituency office over the noon hour Thursday to protest the continued government funding of the controversial Kinder Morgan pipeline in British Columbia. The Trans Mountain pipeline ...

Voted No on Vote #662 on Bill C-49 Amend the Canada Transportation Act and other Acts respecting transportation and to make related and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #661 on Bill C-48 Respecting the regulation of vessels that transport crude oil or persistent oil to or from ...

Three weeks 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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Rookie Liberal MP Bratina speaks out against controversial attestation in Canada Summer Jobs program, says caucus ... ... policies to Canadians, as the governing Liberals are losing ground to the Conservatives in the national opinion polls. “Many of us would say, 'We'd like to be brought into the conversation,'” said rookie Liberal MP Bob Bratina (Hamilton East-Stoney ...

Two 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 at the Veterans Affairs committee on Barriers to Transition and Measurable Outcomes of Successful Transition Thanks, everyone, for being here. It's tough for us to listen to, but it's important that we do. I'll ask Ms. Elms and Ms. Desmond something ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18: Votes 1c and 5c under Department of Veterans ... Thank you. I was in a steel mill the other day and talking to a steelworker about my job. He asked what I did, and I ...

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit Hamilton to defend steel industry Details are being finalized for his visit to Hamilton, but he is starting his tour in Alma, Quebec, and Sault Ste. Marie, said Hamilton East-Stoney Creek Liberal MP Bob Bratina. The Hamilton Chamber of Commerce has estimated the tariffs could impact ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by MetroNews Canada Stocks fall as Trump announces tariffs on steel, aluminum. Canada and Europe say they'll retaliate The U.S. International Trade Commission had found that they had created more costs than gains. The New York Times reported that Trump told the steel and aluminum executives present that he did not plan to exempt any country. But Bob Bratina, the ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-262 Is there anything that captures oral tradition? In some of the cases where issues have fallen down, in Russia, for instance, which has numerous indigenous groups ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Barriers to Transition and Measurable Outcomes of Successful Transition Thank you. First of all, Ms. Dursun and Ms. Skomorovsky, it sounded like the cohort numbers involved in the research were a little on the small ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Barriers to Transition and Measurable Outcomes of Successful Transition Over and over again we've heard testimony and discussed and had questions from all of our members of the committee with regard to the two silos, ...

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Former Hamilton East-Stoney Creek NDP MP Wayne Marston won't seek nomination Former Hamilton East-Stoney Creek NDP MP Wayne Marston has decided to take a pass at another run for federal political office. Marston, who lost to Liberal MP Bob Bratina in the 2015 federal election, had been seriously considering contesting the ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Barriers to Transition and Measurable Outcomes of Successful Transition Thank you, Mr. Chair. Brigadier-General Misener, first of all, thank you for your service. One of the barriers to transition, in testimony that we've heard, has ...

Spoke in the House on Robert “Bob” Morrow Mr. Speaker, it is my sad duty but honour as well to share with the House the passing of one of Hamilton's and indeed Canada's great ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Salaries Act Mr. Speaker, I always appreciate the interventions of my friend across the way. The government's ultimate objective is to raise the quality of life for all ...

Spoke in the House on Yosif Al-Hasnawi Mr. Speaker, the city of Hamilton remains in shock and sorrow over the tragic and needless loss of a teenage Good Samaritan. Yosif Al-Hasnawi died after ...

Spoke in the House on Access to Information Act Mr. Speaker, I was intrigued by the comments of my friend from Thornhill. He is always a great presenter, although I thought he was reaching for ...