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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.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter On Korean War Veterans Day, we remember the sacrifices of those Canadians who died serving with the UN forces in th… https://t.co/VC4oHgt5r8

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter You can now find me on Instagram! Follow me at https://t.co/32c77QPPCr. #HamOnt #CdnPoli https://t.co/3nAOt2rsLt

Posted on Twitter Enjoyed attending the Grand River Pow Wow this past weekend. It was great to see the rich cultural heritage of the… https://t.co/USCFTwsKe0

This week

Posted on Twitter Join me on Thursday, August 3rd to watch Beauty and the Beast (2017) under the stars at Dewitt Park (151 Glenashto… https://t.co/9doEVbf6tC

Posted on Twitter Just 2 months ago I had the honour of hosting an open house at my local office. Thank you to everyone who attended!… https://t.co/yh786qLvQh

Posted on Twitter It was an honour to be able to take part in the Invictus Games flag raising ceremony at the #Ticats game last Thurs… https://t.co/Uh7s88BjYL

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Canada Summer Jobs program grows with student jobs at Hamilton Victory Gardens Hamilton East-Stoney Creek MP Bob Bratina, left, shares a laugh with Hamilton Victory Gardens summer students Nathan Dehghan and Kadie Johnson, along with Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour. - Photo by Mike ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by TheSpec.com MP Bob Bratina's Constituency Youth Council collects 6300 pounds of donations for Hamilton Food Share The council meets regularly to discuss community and federal issues with their member of Parliament, Bob Bratina, and provides its members with a platform and voice to engage in the federal political process. Hamilton Food Share is the city's central ...

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Ontario Early Years Centre Stoney Creek marks Canada Day ... School location hosted a number of Canada Day-themed activities on June 30. Children, along with Hamilton East-Stoney Creek MP Bob Bratina, crafted red and white pizzas, created festive sundaes and enjoyed cake in honour of the holiday on July 1.

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Winona Seniors Club celebrates Canada 150 Hamilton East-Stoney Creek MP Bob Bratina chats with constituents at the Winona Seniors Club Canada Day breakfast. - Photo by Mike Pearson. 1 / 3. The Winona Seniors Club welcomed the community to a free sausage and pancake breakfast to celebrate ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Simcoe Reformer Haldimand mayor 'excited' by infrastructure funds Liberal MP Bob Bratina (centre) announces $444,000 in infrastructure funding for Haldimand County and the Long Point Region Conservation Authority on Thursday in Caledonia. With him are Haldimand Mayor Ken Hewitt (left) and Port Rowan Coun.

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Hamilton gets $31 million to help pay for 16 water and wastewater infrastructure projects When he was a Hamilton councillor in 2007, Bob Bratina raised the issue of lead in the city's drinking water from old pipes in some residential homes. A subsequent public health study found that an estimated 30,000 ... Now as the Hamilton East-Stoney ...

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

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 ...

Two months ago

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 at the Health committee on Federal Framework on Lyme disease Let me ask you, Dr. Hawkins, are family physicians being overwhelmed by the evolving knowledge base of medicine? I have a particular interest in the impacts ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans and Comparative Study of Services ... Your young soldiers, like our young soldiers, may encounter the current ISIS situation. Whatever the case, years from now, they'll be veterans. From your experience, I ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Water Quality Well, thank you. I'm really pleased with the discussion. I understand Mr. Barlow's question about rural versus urban, but any house that was built after 1880 ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Among Veterans and Comparative Study of Services ... Well, the public may have an assumption that we in Canada and you in the United States care for our veterans, but we have to make ...

Spoke at the Transport committee on Aviation Safety Madam Chair, I'm not sure whether my brief comments will relate to my colleague's motion or not. On May 8, the Ottawa Citizen reported, “The almost ...

Three months ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Madam Speaker, the finance minister has a tradition that when he makes his first budget speech, he has a new pair of shoes. Since this is ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I am glad there was mention of tourism, because we heard some statements from across the way saying that measures we have taken would ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 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 ...