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  • His favourite word is lead.

Liberal MP for Hamilton East—Stoney Creek (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #941 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted No on Vote #940 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted No on Vote #939 Opposition Motion (Return to a balanced budget)

Voted Yes on Vote #938 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter One of my highlights during each of the weeks that I'm back in #HamOnt is hearing from my #ConstituencyYouthCouncil… https://t.co/B9UDDHIhiY

Posted on Twitter Since taking office in 2015, we have made the most investments in housing in Canadian history. We will keep working… https://t.co/2pYsNrlpIJ

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @BernJordanMP @FilomenaTassiMP @REDBLACKS I don't know about that. Looking forward to seeing the @Ticats make their… https://t.co/xySiUoEeun

Posted on Twitter Wishing our Hamilton Tiger-Cats the best of luck this afternoon as they take on the Ottawa Redblacks in the Eastern… https://t.co/srPGeMAqyE

This week

Posted on Twitter Check out my latest weekly newsletter! #HamOnt #CdnPoli - https://t.co/hNM3pr9ciM https://t.co/GJUQhl70jw

Posted on Twitter We know that opening new markets for Canadian businesses is essential to the success of our economy. Once the CPTPP… https://t.co/UVEyg3v9uE

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Remembrance Day Mr. Speaker, Remembrance Day this year falls in the dark shadow of the recent attack on Jewish Americans at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. ...

Voted No on Vote #937 on Bill C-393 Amend the Canadian Multiculturalism Act (non-application in Quebec)

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by CKLB News (press release) Veteran Affairs Committee hears from NWT Rangers We never would have got the same picture in a committee room in Ottawa, this was really good information for us to hear,” said Liberal MP and committee chair Bob Bratina. The committee heard from Northern veterans as well, during their two days in ...

A month ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Hamilton mayoral candidates make a last-minute push for Monday's vote It's a row of large newer homes on a Hamilton Mountain suburban street, and mayoral candidate Vito Sgro is sprinting. He runs from door to door, flyers in hand. When it looks like someone is home, Sgro goes to the door with Bob Bratina, Liberal MP for ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Andrea Horwath endorses Fred Eisenberger in Hamilton's mayoral race Bob Bratina, Hamilton East-Stoney Creek Liberal MP, has endorsed Sgro, who is a long-time Liberal campaign organizer. Bratina has long opposed LRT. "I've known Vito Sgro for more than 20 years," Bratina said in a statement. "His success in private ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Endorsements continue as Hamilton's mayoral candidates battle to the wire Former Hamilton mayor and current Liberal MP Bob Bratina stepped forward on Thursday to endorse mayoral challenger and LRT opponent Vito Sgro. READ MORE: Endorsements are piling up in Hamilton, 5 days ahead of municipal election. Bratina says ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans That's interesting for those folks, because they tend not to have resources nearby as it is. Then I'm thinking, after many years of service and the ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Canadian Transportation and Logistics Strategy Thank you. Mr. Marshall, most people would not generally be aware that we've been opening coal mines in the Tumbler Ridge area. I visited those mines ...

Spoke in the House on Multilateral Instrument in Respect of Tax Conventions Act Mr. Speaker, we are all familiar with our own statistics of the Canada child benefit. I am wondering if the statistics are correct for Timmins—James Bay, ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Raise the Hammer Sgro Joined by Bratina, Skelly in Anti-LRT Conference Call ... Transit (LRT) plan, so it should not surprise anyone that he was joined in an invitation-only conference call last night by anti-LRT politicians Bob Bratina, Liberal MP for Hamilton East-Stoney Creek, and Donna Skelly, PC MPP for Flamborough-Waterdown.

Mentioned by Raise the Hammer Sgro Joined by Bratina, Skelly in Anti-LRT Conference Call ... Transit (LRT) plan, so it should not surprise anyone that he was joined in an invitation-only conference call last night by anti-LRT politicians Bob Bratina, Liberal MP for Hamilton East-Stoney Creek, and Donna Skelly, PC MPP for Flamborough-Waterdown.

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, October is Women's History Month in Canada. During this month we celebrate the many accomplishments of women and girls in our country and are ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans We heard much testimony like that—that it was great and you had each other's backs and that was it. It's sad that we're having to deal ...

Spoke in the House on Byron “Barney” Rawson Mr. Speaker, Hamiltonian Byron Rawson was the youngest wing commander in the British Commonwealth during World War II. Barney, as he was known, was an 18-year-old ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I will be sharing my time with the member for Winnipeg Centre. I cannot imagine that there is a single heart in this place ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans Thanks for coming in. It's always better than the screen. It's good to have the screen, but I admire you for wanting to meet with us ...

More than three months 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...