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  • His favourite word is niagara.

Liberal MP for St. Catharines (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 43% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @LauraSisuSalo @PJK986 it can't influence the law. It's a non-binding motion. Judges can't rely upon it. Only bills change laws.

Posted on Twitter @AlexColangelo though it may not be at the top of Global Affairs' priority list, will speak to the Minister about it when I see her next.

Posted on Twitter @AlexColangelo how about a notarial copy? That's more within my wheelhouse.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Politics has brought another first in my life - fashion show "model". Looking forward to helping to raise money for… https://t.co/BiGsbu7MMS

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to the United Way of St Catharines for a successful campaign exceeding their campaign goals and... https://t.co/KnKJFfJnDN

Posted on Twitter Incredible turnout (as always) at the United Way Awards Dinner @uwaysc https://t.co/p3gpIzaKzK

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Mentioned by St. Catharines Standard Niagara may benefit from federal budget St. Catharines Liberal MP Chris Bittle is particularly pleased with plans to invest $20 billion in transit over 11 years, which could bolster local efforts to develop an integrated transit service in Niagara. “Integrated transit and the better movement ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-217 Thank you so much. Thank you again, Mr. Cooper. I'd like to echo what my colleagues have said in terms of bringing this forward. This is ...

Mentioned by Erie Media Cutting-edge Brock researcher awarded federal funding Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, along with Chris Bittle, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, on behalf of the Honourable Kirsty Duncan, Minister of Science, were pleased to announce $96,000 in research funding to Dr ...

Mentioned by Niagara Falls Review Niagara MPs weigh in on upcoming budget | Niagara Falls Review Chris Bittle hopes the federal government can help make inter-municipal transit a reality in Niagara. “A lot of the larger municipalities have been lobbying for the ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-305 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank Mr. MacGregor for bringing forward this amendment. It's a goal that I want to see, and ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-305 That said, it's now 22 years later. If we're looking at the public's view and Parliament's view, especially of the LGBTQ population, in terms of 1995 ...

Spoke in the House on Scotties Tournament of Hearts Mr. Speaker, I have no issue telling my colleagues that St. Catharines rocks, but this week we are doing a bit more than usual. This is ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-305 Thank you so much, Mr. Chair. I would like to thank you both for coming today. It's quite poignant that you're here testifying to this bill, ...

Mentioned by Niagarathisweek.com Bittle outlines support for motion condemning Islamophobia, religious discrimination CATHARINES — St. Catharines MP Chris Bittle has released a statement outlining his support for a private member's motion condemning Islamophobia. The motion by Liberal MP Iqra Khalid, known as M-103, was filed in December. However, the debate on ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System Within an hour's drive of my own practice in Niagara and St. Catharines, where I'm from, is a fairly busy courthouse, but you can go out ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System Because I know my Conservative friends might get a little upset at the talk of reducing mandatory minimum sentences, can you explain why LAO is calling ...

Spoke in the House on Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Madam Speaker, during the break I had an opportunity to meet with a friend of mine who is a firefighter in Niagara. I asked him how ...

Mentioned by Niagarathisweek.com EDWARDS: A spark of hope in the era of anger and division Brock University students Jessica Sealey (left) and Laura Levesque clap as motorists honk in support Saturday. More than 200 took part in the march Saturday morning from St. Catharines City Hall to MP Chris Bittle's office that coincided with a march ...

Mentioned by Niagarathisweek.com Niagara women march in solidarity Supporters walk down Church Street Saturday morning. More than 200 took part in the march from St. Catharines City Hall to MP Chris Bittle's office that coincided with the Women's March in Washington on the heels of U.S. President Donald Trump's ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System Thank you so much. Perhaps this isn't a fair question, because I know professions are self-regulated and beyond that regulated by the provinces, but I've seen ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System To take it one step further, do we know the costs to the legal system if we have 35% of people who aren't accepted? Many of ...

Spoke in the House on Baseball Hall of Fame Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak of an upcoming ballot. This is not a matter for the Minister of Democratic Institutions. I am speaking about ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, I represent a riding in Niagara, an area with which the hon. parliamentary secretary is quite familiar. There is a lot of apprehension about ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Human Rights Act Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to speak to Bill C-16, which in my view is another key piece of equality protection legislation tabled ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2 Madam Speaker, Canadian veterans have bravely served our country. They have stepped up to serve us in the most difficult of situations. We owe them our ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to rise today and speak on the importance of Bill C-29, which seeks to implement key provisions of budget 2016. ...

Spoke in the House on Toronto Blue Jays Mr. Speaker, almost 23 years ago, we held our breath as a nation. It was the bottom of the ninth as Joe Carter stepped up to ...