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Liberal MP for Hamilton East—Stoney Creek (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

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Three days ago

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A week ago

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Posted on Twitter Happy Orthodox New Year to everyone celebrating in Hamilton East - Stoney Creek! #HamOnt #CdnPoli

A month ago

Voted Yes on Vote #435 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Mentioned by CHCH News Mayor Eisenberger and Bob Bratina trade jabs There is a war of words between a former and the current mayor after Hamilton MP Bob Bratina used Saturday's vigil for Yosif Al-Hasnawi to criticize the current city council and police force. It was a sombre event, to remember the young man who was ...

Mentioned by TheSpec.com DRESCHEL: Mayor takes Bratina to task over 'politicizing' memorial for murdered student Mayor Fred Eisenberger has lashed out at MP Bob Bratina for "politicizing" the memorial service for Yosif Al-Hasnawi, the young hero who was gunned down while trying to help a stranger. Bratina, one of several speakers at Saturday night's city hall ...

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 ...

Mentioned by TheSpec.com Mayor takes Bratina to task over 'politicizing' memorial for murdered student Mayor Fred Eisenberger has lashed out at MP Bob Bratina for "politicizing" the memorial service for Yosif Al-Hasnawi, the young hero who was gunned down while trying to help a stranger. Bratina, one of several speakers at Saturday night's city hall ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Hamilton MP uses shooting victim memorial to fire criticisms at police and councillors Hamilton MP Bob Bratina used the occasion of a memorial vigil for shooting victim Yosif Al-Hasnawi to suggest that politicians and police have allowed the city to become less safe in the three years since he was mayor. Mayor Fred Eisenberger called the ...

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #434 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Voted No on Vote #433 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Two months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #432 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Thanks, General. I have a question about commemoration and how the veterans feel about society appreciating their service. In our case, in the city of Hamilton, ...

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #431 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, today I stand in recognition of World AIDS Day, a day whereby we can all work together to reduce the stigma of this tragic ...

Spoke in the House on Department of Veterans Affairs Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my friend across the way for his obvious profound interest in the welfare and well-being of our veterans. That has been noted ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Votes 1b and 5b under Department of Veterans ... Is there any information or data on the reintegration of veterans to the civilian workforce? We want to provide training for veterans, to get them back ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Rookie Liberal MPs 'super nervous' about Morneau's ethical issues, worried Grits look like a 'bunch of entitled ... Liberal MP Bob Bratina (Hamilton East-Stoney Creek, Ont.), who won his riding by a 6.3 per cent margin, said rookie Liberal MPs who are nervous are so because they've only entered into the political arena recently. A former broadcaster, former city ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Football League Mr. Speaker, Canadian football was its best this weekend in two cities: Hamilton with the Vanier Cup, and Ottawa for the 105th Grey Cup. I have ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Rookie Liberal MPs 'super nervous' about Morneau's ethical issues, worried Grits look like a 'bunch of entitled ... Liberal MP Bob Bratina (Hamilton East-Stoney Creek, Ont.), who won his riding by a 6.3 per cent margin, said rookie Liberal MPs who are nervous are so because they've only entered into the political arena recently. A former broadcaster, former city ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions We'll circulate that. That's great. It sounds like Churchill's saying that we have the worst system except for all the others, or when Bernie Sanders says ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to speak to Bill C-63, a bill to implement certain provisions of the budget. I want to first say how proud ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Antimicrobial Resistance Thank you. My next question is about immune systems and general wellness. I was an older high-mileage marathon runner, and I ran with a lot of ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions As a former councillor and mayor, I couldn't get over the comment in your presentation that local authorities at municipal and provincial levels are better positioned ...

Spoke in the House on Transportation Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, I was very interested to hear my colleague's intervention because so much comment has been made about various aspects of the bill. I want ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Thank you. Mr. Boerstler, thanks so much for this. I'm very excited to hear your testimony today. I was the mayor of a city in Canada—Hamilton—and ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Yes. Earlier I asked a question about homeless veterans, and I'm not sure I understood one point. In Canada we're experiencing veterans who have decided to ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Thank you very much. Earlier the comment was made that on pension schemes there are several running at the same time. I'm wondering if there's any ...