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  • His favourite word is military.

Liberal MP for Hamilton East—Stoney Creek (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter While the Conservatives run a negative and divisive campaign, the Liberal party is proud to run on our record. Si… https://t.co/HDNzWuJRya

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter A great response at the doors in Parkdale tonight! Hamilton East is ready to #ChooseForward. Our volunteer team i… https://t.co/Gba93jZ6su

Posted on Twitter It’s great to see so many people around Hamilton East - Stoney Creek taking signs to support our positive campaign!… https://t.co/l6PlbntHtB

Posted on Twitter A big thank you to Shelley and the residents of Sunnyside Lodge for hosting me yesterday! #HamOnt https://t.co/9ZvBfXQSSy

Posted on Twitter Under our Liberal government, Canadians created over 1 million new jobs, including 54,000 new jobs last month alone… https://t.co/Ks5W1KTYIm

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Thank you to all of our great volunteers who took time out of their Thanksgiving weekend to help us reach out to vo… https://t.co/uWmwMvundu

More than three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Voted No on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Voted Yes on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Briefing on the 2019 Report Card – Veterans Ombudsman Recommendations and Status Thank you both for coming in. Thank you for your service. I have in my office the Hamilton flag that hung in Kandahar. I gratefully received ...

Spoke in the House on Customs Tariff Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today in the House. As has been mentioned, we are commemorating D-Day events today. Many of us regret that ...

Spoke in the House on Health Research Donation Mr. Speaker, 77 years ago a couple from Saskatchewan arrived in Hamilton with their young son, looking for work. Last week that boy, Charles Juravinski, and ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for drawing attention to the Hamilton situation, which is dramatic and drastic. A lot of us are ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, Hamilton is Canada's steel city. The imposition of steel tariffs by the United States caused us great concern, here and throughout North America. We ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Treatment of Women Within the Department of National Defence Thank you. I want to ask about something that Ms. Harder touched on. I'll just put it in a different way. I appreciate the testimony you've ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Main Estimates 2019-20: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Department for Women ... Thank you, Minister. It's great to have you here. To be specific because our time is limited, the government launched the independent National Inquiry into Missing ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mefloquine Thank you. I'll share my time with Mr. Eyolfson. Mr. Libman, there was a study done in Australia fairly recently. It stated in the conclusions: It ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Chair, I am thankful for the opportunity to speak today. I am pleased to spend the time allotted to me discussing the Communications Security Establishment, ...

Spoke in the House on President of Croatia Mr. Speaker, the diversity of our great country creates historic events, and for Canadians of Croatian descent, today is such a day. Today our Governor General ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Treatment of Women Within the Department of National Defence Right. Let me ask you this. This is a tough one, because you've experienced things that are unpleasant and unnecessary. The military is training people for ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Treatment of Women Within the Department of National Defence Thank you very much. Thank you all for being here. In full disclosure, I will note that my sister was in the military from the early ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Mefloquine Thank you. I'm going to refer directly to the transcripted testimony from a previous meeting, because I want to be fair to the witness, Dr. Nevin, ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Challenges Faced by Senior Women with a Focus on the Factors Contributing ... That's a shame, because they are both wonderful stories and we could elicit so much good information, but I'll stick to one question. What do you ...

Spoke in the House on Multilateral Instrument in Respect of Tax Conventions Act Madam Speaker, I was pleased to hear some endorsement from the other side regarding some aspects of our budget. It is important for people to know ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, more and more, communities need our help adapting to the severe weather events that are being caused by climate change. Reducing the impact of ...

Mentioned by HamiltonNews Former Hamilton Tiger-Cats switch games from football to politics Hamilton Mountain NDP MP Scott Duvall and Hamilton East-Stoney Creek Liberal MP Bob Bratina will been examining their own game plans to counter potential political rivals. Former Hamilton Tiger-Cats Marwan Hage and Peter Dyakowski have switched ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Steel town MPs, industry reps, cool to idea of quota-for-tariff exemption for US metal duties The All-Party Steel Caucus is meeting this week, including: Liberal MP Bob Bratina, Liberal MP Terry Sheehan, NDP MP Scott Duvall, NDP MP Tracey Ramsey, Seniors Minister Filomena Tassi, and NDP MP David Christopherson. Photographs courtesy of ...