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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 Honoured to have spoken at Lake Avenue School today to present my model 1867 Stoney Creek train station. #Canada150… https://t.co/egPS0lkeeD

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

Posted on Twitter Wishing a happy International Students Day to all of the students in Hamilton East - Stoney Creek! Wishing you all… https://t.co/NN9Dg3mv0i

Posted on Twitter Seniors play an integral role in the building of our communities. Through enhancements to the GIS and OAS, our gove… https://t.co/OfxHCiuv9t

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Since our government took office in 2015, 9 million middle class Canadians now pay less tax! #RealChangeIsWorking… https://t.co/NbtOSGyFQf

This week

Posted on Twitter Today let is remember all those who have fought bravely and honourably in defence of our country. #RemembranceDay… https://t.co/XdYsdu8Iq3

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #395 on Bill C-346 Amend the Firearms Act (licences)

Voted No on Vote #394 on Bill C-325 Amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing)

Voted Yes on Vote #393 Private Members' Business M-132 (Federally funded health research)

Voted Yes on Vote #392 Private Members' Business M-126 (Portuguese Heritage Month)

Voted Yes on Vote #391 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

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 ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Real Estate Management Industry Network New affordable housing facility coming to Hamilton - REMI Network “Our Government is investing in affordable housing in Ontario and across the country to help create jobs and improve the quality of life for people who need it most,” said Bob Bratina, Member of Parliament for Hamilton East-Stoney Creek who was on hand ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, the matter before us is about the ethical standards of an individual who has had an unassailable person history of ethical behaviour of the ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Markets Insider Governments of Canada and Ontario hold groundbreaking for affordable rental housing in Hamilton Bob Bratina, Member of Parliament for Hamilton East-Stoney Creek, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), ...

Mentioned by Real Estate Management Industry Network New affordable housing facility coming to Hamilton - REMI Network “Our Government is investing in affordable housing in Ontario and across the country to help create jobs and improve the quality of life for people who need it most,” said Bob Bratina, Member of Parliament for Hamilton East-Stoney Creek who was on hand ...

Mentioned by Markets Insider Governments of Canada and Ontario hold groundbreaking for affordable rental housing in Hamilton Bob Bratina, Member of Parliament for Hamilton East-Stoney Creek, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), ...

Spoke in the House on Croatia Mr. Speaker, I rise to welcome Gordan Jandrokovic, Speaker of the Croatian parliament, along with his parliamentary colleagues, as they pay an official visit to Canada. ...

Spoke in the House on Federal Sustainable Development Act Madam Speaker, I have the greatest respect for my friend from Yellowhead, and I plead ignorance on the notion of animal welfare and species in his ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Singh-led NDP could prove to be 'double whammy' for Liberals in 2019, could 'siphon off' significant chunk of votes But Liberal MP Bob Bratina (Hamilton East-Stoney Creek, Ont.) said in an interview it's too early to make any assessment about how the NDP under Mr. Singh would affect the Liberal Party's electoral fortunes in 2019. He said the NDP elected their new ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Singh-led NDP could prove to be 'double whammy' for Liberals in 2019, could 'siphon off' significant chunk of votes But Liberal MP Bob Bratina (Hamilton East-Stoney Creek, Ont.) said in an interview it's too early to make any assessment about how the NDP under Mr. Singh would affect the Liberal Party's electoral fortunes in 2019. He said the NDP elected their new ...

Two 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 in the House on Hamilton, Ontario Mr. Speaker, my city of Hamilton has benefited greatly from our government's handling of the economy. In the past year, employment has grown from 308,000 to ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development - Spring ... I'm surprised that nobody looks at anything, because I think it would have been a good discussion among two or three experts in the departments. No ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Yes. We have what we call “universality of service”, which means that the active-duty member has to be able to deploy on a day's notice. Should ...

Spoke in the House on Afghanistan Veterans Mr. Speaker, this past week, my city honoured the 2,800 Canadian veterans of the war in Afghanistan, 159 of whom paid the supreme sacrifice. More than ...

Spoke in the House on Innovation, Science and Economic Development Madam Speaker, most electricity is transmitted throughout the world, thanks to the innovations of a remarkable man named Nikola Tesla. In 1898, a group of Hamilton ...