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Liberal MP for Egmont (P.E.I.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 49% of the vote.

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Spring Activities in P.E.I. Madam Speaker, the spring lobster fishery is now under way in much of Atlantic Canada. This past Friday, before the opening of Lobster Fishing Area 24, ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas My other question relates to the issue that moving to increase the area of marine protected areas in itself will not protect much. Somebody elaborated on ...

A month ago

Mentioned by The Guardian Egmont MP suggests project rollout could be near for Miminegash Egmont MP Bobby Morrissey and Miminegash Community Council chairwoman Audrey Callaghan discuss the need for an economic development project in the rural West Prince community. ©ERIC MCCARTHY/JOURNAL PIONEER. MIMINEGASH, P.E.I. ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas That's a very good point. I have a final question to both presenters, and I would appreciate your opinion. There's a clash between commercial fishing, with ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm going to share some of my time with my colleague Ms. Jordan. To follow up on the editorial comments from the ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Briefing on Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development ... Often we politicians hear that fish buyers are buying a greater quantity than DFO statistics record. From time to time within the mackerel fishery you'll hear ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas The Shediac Valley is a significant lobster fishing area in New Brunswick, in Mr. Finnigan's area, as well as mine and in some parts of Prince ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Madam Speaker, I will be sharing my time this morning with the hon. member for Parkdale—High Park. I welcome the opportunity this morning to speak in ...

Spoke in the House on Special Olympics Mr. Speaker, I rise today to wish the best of luck to Janet Charchuk, a young woman in my riding who will be representing Canada at ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Votes 1c and 5c under Fisheries and Oceans ... I just want to leave on the record that I feel we should be looking at the maintenance part of the budget for small craft harbours ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill S-208 Thank you, Chair. I have a question for MP Tootoo. You made a reference to “broken”, regarding the food part of the harvest or the government ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Northern Cod Stock and Briefing on Reports of the Commissioner of the ... Because we've had 25 years, and the commercial fishery sustains rural small Canada.... Mr. Stringer, a lot of your preamble and your statements reference what the ...

Spoke in the House on Community Inclusions Pioneer Award Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize Theresa Arsenault, a woman in my riding who has spent more than 20 years caring for people with intellectual ...

Mentioned by The Journal Pioneer MP Morrissey says will back WGFA carapace position They did hear from Egmont MP Bobby Morrissey who, although expressing his view that a size increase would benefit fishermen, assured fishermen he will support their position on carapace size. The MP drew parallels with the collapse of the cod fishery ...

Mentioned by The Guardian Robert Morrissey rates his first full year as Member of Parliament In a year-end interview, Egmont MP Bobby Morrissey rated two items in the 2016 federal budget and the recent announcement of structural changes and additional jobs at the Summerside Tax Centre, as highlights from his first full year in the House of ...

Posted on Twitter Two doctors are hoping to secure skills/equipment to offer ultrasound assessments at Alberton's Western Hospital. https://t.co/CiMjHVM55y

Posted on Twitter Great to see the holiday cheer that the @hollandcollege West Prince Campus' welding students are bringing to Main S… https://t.co/iGZQb23XXE

Posted on Twitter Electrical students from @hollandcollege West Prince Campus will check your Christmas lights for potential hazards https://t.co/ZiBhjBg3Ye

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to PEI's newest senator: Senator Griffin! https://t.co/CMLszZZQMg

Posted on Twitter We thank hard working entrepreneurs during Global Entrepreneurship week. Their hard work helps build a better Canada. #GEWCanada

Posted on Twitter Strengthening Families Program gets boost from government - Journal Pioneer https://t.co/qe6QiWQlg2

Mentioned by Journal Pioneer Expansion and renovations to be carried out at Firemen's Club The Tyne Valley Firemen's Club is getting $158,173 from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and $6,500 from the provincial government. Egmont MP Bobby Morrissey announced the federal funding Tuesday. The funding will provide for a 22 by 66 foot ...

Mentioned by Journal Pioneer Expansion and renovations to be carried out at Firemen's Club The Tyne Valley Firemen's Club is getting $158,173 from the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and $6,500 from the provincial government. Egmont MP Bobby Morrissey announced the federal funding Tuesday. The funding will provide for a 22 by 66 foot ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture Madam Speaker, earlier this month, I spent some time harvesting potatoes at a large farm in my riding, owned and operated by Winston and Harris Callaghan ...

Mentioned by Journal Pioneer Alberton's on Canada's Garden Route Alberton-Roseville MLA Pat Murphy, left, and Egmont MP Bobby Morrissey assist Alberton youth Presley Profit, second left, and Katie MacLean in planting tulip bulbs in town. The Town of Alberton was one of 150 communities across Canada awarded ...

Spoke in the House on Life Means Life Act Mr. Speaker, rising to participate in the debate today, one cannot argue with the reality that those impacted by crime is real. Are there lives affected ...

Spoke in the House on Holland College Graduates Madam Speaker, I rise today to congratulate this year's graduating class at Holland College, Prince Edward Island's community college. Its West Prince Campus opened in my ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, as probably one of the only members sitting in the House today who was a signator and party to the negotiations that led up ...