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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

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @carleycatrina It was my pleasure!

Mentioned by HamiltonNews A steely resolve ... patiently waiting for the federal Liberals to do something about Hamilton and Canada's struggling steel industry, it's not surprising local steelworkers and pensioners were more than just a little angry at Hamilton East-Stoney Creek MP Bob Bratina ...

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Former Hamilton NDP MP Wayne Marston looking at a political comeback Former Hamilton East-Stoney Creek MP Wayne Marston is thinking of returning to the rough and tumble world of politics. After losing to Bob Bratina, Hamilton's former mayor, in the 2015 federal election, Marston said in an interview it is “his intention ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Votes 1 and 5 under Veterans Affairs, and Vote ... Yes. I've had the honour of presenting young veterans with civic pins and commemorative materials over the past few years. These are remarkable young men and ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, internal documents from Canada Revenue Agency show that it cut some of its most highly trained staff and folded international tax evasion units because ...

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Wayne Marston thinking about seeking NDP nomination After losing to Bob Bratina, Hamilton's former mayor, in the 2015 federal election, Marston said in an interview he intends to seek the Hamilton East-Stoney Creek federal NDP nomination. ... During his nearly 10 years serving the people of Stoney Creek ...

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Former Hamilton NDP MP Wayne Marston looking at a political comeback After losing to Liberal MP Bob Bratina, Hamilton's former mayor, in the 2015 federal election, Marston said in an interview it is “his intention to seek” the Hamilton East-Stoney Creek federal NDP nomination. The federal election is scheduled to take ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans Thank you, and thanks, General Dallaire. The problems we deal with on the veterans committee originated with the period of active service, so I was impressed ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Hamilton East-Stoney Creek Liberal MP Bob Bratina apologizes to hostile steelworkers at rally Frustrated Hamilton steelworkers and pensioners scorched Hamilton East-Stoney Creek Liberal MP Bob Bratina's ears on a bitterly cold day as they demanded results from a federal government they say has ignored their pleas of help. About 100 protesters ...

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Hamilton East-Stoney Creek Liberal MP Bob Bratina apologizes to hostile steelworkers at rally Frustrated Hamilton steelworkers and pensioners scorched Hamilton East-Stoney Creek Liberal MP Bob Bratina's ears on a bitterly cold day as they demanded results from a federal government they say has ignored their pleas of help. About 100 protesters ...

Posted on Twitter Visitation for Bernie Custis with his sister Joan, nephew Brandon and Bob O'billovich https://t.co/HYzRK0kMR6

A month ago

Posted on Twitter There is something to be said about the generosity of #HESC. Thank you. @HFShare @HWCDSB #HamOnt https://t.co/u0N3NYUGEi

Posted on Twitter Some more of our awesome volunteers! https://t.co/FqO4dNYVtr

Posted on Twitter Our CYC is going door to door today to collect food for @HFShare. The response and generosity of people in HESC is… https://t.co/oiFbUnISQD

Posted on Twitter Some awesome volunteers out on the town today! @HFShare #HESC #CYC #HamOny https://t.co/43Tlw4lbHu

Spoke in the House on Bernie Custis Mr. Speaker, the city of Hamilton has its own unique place in the history of black Canadians. Sadly, part of that history was lost yesterday with ...

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to address this topic. Going back to an earlier comment by my colleague across the way, I regularly take the train ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Thank you. Mr. Karanicolas, you focus in your work on digital rights and freedom of expression online. With regard to journalism and personal information protection as ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Water Quality Thank you. The United States Environmental Protection Agency states that lead is the most serious environmental health hazard for children under six years of age in ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Thank you very much. Thanks, everyone, for really continuing to confuse me over this very complicated situation. First, to Mr. McArthur, what's the use of provincial ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Thank you. Ms. Steeves, there seem to be two different behaviours to be addressed, on the consumer side and on the corporate side. On the consumer ...

Spoke in the House on Religious Freedom Mr. Speaker, between 2012 and 2015, hate crimes against Muslims in Canada doubled, reaffirming the need for this House to take a stand against Islamophobia. In ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans You've hit on the reason for our being, and that's service delivery and awareness of the things that are in place. Many veterans, and John could ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) What we heard in part throughout today's discussion is the issue of how do you write legislation that anticipates the evolution of technology? That's a tough ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Honourable Lincoln Alexander Mr. Speaker, it is appropriate that this month we acknowledge the first black man to sit in this Parliament, a man I was proud to call ...

Spoke in the House on Water Quality Madam Speaker, I thank all the members who spoke today and previously, the members for Brandon—Souris, Trois-Rivières, Mégantic—L'Érable, and Lac-Saint-Louis. I am touched by the government's ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Water Quality moved: That, in the opinion of the House: (a) the government should address the growing concerns of lead pipes and water quality in private residences across ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, as a former mayor, I know that virtually all of my colleagues, including my successor in Hamilton, were enthusiastic about our platform to support ...