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

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

Two months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Experiential Learning and Pathways to Employment for Canadian Youth, Bill C-62, and ... Thank you. I would like to reference rhetoric, but in terms of the former government, unfortunately this was not rhetoric. It was actually the draconian action ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Department of Fisheries ... Thank you, Chair. My first question is to the deputy minister. Madam Deputy Minister, the whole issue around surf clams as it relates to a vessel ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Experiential Learning and Pathways to Employment for Canadian Youth and Bill C-62 Good. Thank you. Dr. Lehmann, one of your comments was about the inability to transfer academic success into professional employment success, where you're striving to reach ...

Mentioned by The Journal Pioneer West Prince college students graduate Bobby Morrissey, from left, MP for Egmont and guest speaker for the Holland College West Prince Centre graduation ceremony, chats with student speaker Rayleen Culleton from O'Leary, who graduated from the administrative assistant program, Jordon ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas and Bill C-68 This clarifies the application of the transition provisions during the period between royal assent and coming into force of the fish habitat protection provisions of this ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Governments of Canada and PEI invest in safe and efficient roadways Bobby Morrissey, Member of Parliament for Egmont, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Paula Biggar, Prince Edward Island Minister of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy, today ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Experiential Learning and Pathways to Employment for Canadian Youth Thank you, Mr. Chair. To follow up on the comments by my colleague, I would just say that the previous government never balanced the books, ran ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Experiential Learning and Pathways to Employment for Canadian Youth Yes. That's what I thought. Ms. Robinson, I'm intrigued by your comment about the “trades to degrees” program. I think that's a pathway to dealing with ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Fisheries Mr. Speaker, this past week, the spring lobster fishery in Prince Edward Island opened. This also marks the time of year when farmers begin cultivating their ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-68 My question is from the perspective of the independence of the inshore fisher and the owner-operator provisions of the bill. This was the area where we ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-68 Very good. I want to briefly go here, because it was an issue that I raised when officials were here before the committee. The department has ...

Mentioned by The Journal Pioneer Morrissey highlights Small Craft Harbours funding Atlantic Canada's fishing community scores well in the federal budget brought down on Tuesday, says the Liberal MP for Egmont. Bobby Morrissey, in a telephone interview from Ottawa, said the budget takes into consideration concerns raised by the ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Madam Speaker, this new Fisheries Act has been well received on the east coast by fishers, particularly the protection it will afford to the owner-operator, which ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Nature Conservancy of Canada expands on PEI with land purchase The Nature Conservancy of Canada announced the purchase of 57 hectares of land on P.E.I. on Friday. Pictured above at the announcement are (l-r) Bobby Morrissey, Egmont MP, Julie Vasseur, NCC program director, Rachel Lapointe, director of the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Nature Conservancy of Canada expands on PEI with land purchase The Nature Conservancy of Canada announced the purchase of 57 hectares of land on P.E.I. on Friday. Pictured above at the announcement are (l-r) Bobby Morrissey, Egmont MP, Julie Vasseur, NCC program director, Rachel Lapointe, director of the Acadian ...

Mentioned by The Guardian Morrissey urges more enforcement for PEI lobster fishery Egmont MP Bobby Morrissey says he agrees with the fishing industry's assessment that “DFO has to step up its game on enforcement.” Noting fishermen in areas 24 and 26A have voted in favour of a carapace size increase, and fishermen in area 25 are two ...

Spoke in the House on Recognition of Charlottetown as the Birthplace of Confederation Act Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise in the House today to speak in support of Bill S-236 that was introduced by my colleague, the member ...

Spoke in the House on Summerside Chief of Police Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the contributions of women and men in police services who, every day, dedicate themselves to ensuring that our communities ...

Spoke in the House on Volunteerism in Egmont Madam Speaker, I rise today to recognize two groups of volunteers from my riding who deserve recognition. Recently, the town of Tignish was awarded a gold ...

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, ...

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 ...

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