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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter @pavansapra https://t.co/hoHXMQK4NL

Posted on Twitter @HCSMnews Definitely not a big deal. Just showing people what was going on during my ride along

Posted on Twitter Sadly at the 4th impaired call of the night. Minor injuries to the occupants of the other car. Lucky no fatalities… https://t.co/6PecZ1Xwh9

Posted on Twitter Astute Brock student notices my running shoes and I'm not a copy. "What's your deal, man". #mponpatrol

Posted on Twitter Out for a walk along St Paul Street. Things are busy, but everyone seems to be just having a good time #mponpatrol https://t.co/22e7XLkdJJ

Posted on Twitter Three impaired driving arrests so far tonight in St Catharines #mponpatrol

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Niagarathisweek.com Feds cough up cash for infrastructure St. Catharines MP Chris Bittle was among those taking part in an announcement for wastewater infrastructure last week. - James Culic/Staff Photo. PORT COLBORNE — The paradox of infrastructure spending is that it is the most important thing governments ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by New Kerala Better wastewater treatment for Port Colborne residents Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Chris Bittle, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines; the Honourable Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Better wastewater treatment for Port Colborne residents Vance Badawey, Member of Parliament for Niagara Centre, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Chris Bittle, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines; the Honourable Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance, ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada helps youth in St. Catharines overcome barriers to employment Chris Bittle, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines. "Our Constructing our Future program provides theoretical and practical skilled trades training to at-risk youth. In addition to learning the skilled trades, participants get the employment skills ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Celebrating New Affordable Rental Housing in Niagara Region Chris Bittle, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, along with Nathalie Des ...

Mentioned by Government of Ontario News Celebrating New Affordable Rental Housing in Niagara Region Chris Bittle, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development and Minister Responsible for Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, along with Nathalie Des ...

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

Didn't vote on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Didn't vote on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Madam Speaker, the hon. member is going to mention to clergy in her community the repeal of this section. Is she also going to mention that ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-46 Thank you so much. I didn't practise in the area of criminal law. We've heard a lot about delays in the criminal justice system. I saw ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System I want to commend Mr. MacGregor for bringing this forward. I don't want to speak on behalf of Mr. Nicholson, but in Niagara, I know it's ...

Spoke in the House on Salaries Act Madam Speaker, I am shocked that the member opposite would suggest that these appointments were not merit based. My question is based on a couple of ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, before I begin, I would like to mention that I will be splitting my time with the hon. member for Rivière-des-Mille-Îles. I will be ...

Spoke in the House on Rankin Cancer Run Mr. Speaker, this past weekend, St. Catharines came together during the 12th annual Rankin Cancer Run. More than 13,000 people participated. Starting at the Grantham Lions ...

Spoke in the House on Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize May as Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month and to commend Cystic Fibrosis Canada for the incredible work it continues to ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Access to the Justice System Thank you. I'll open this question up. Is there a role for technology to step in and bridge the gap, especially with minority languages? We discussed ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to present a petition signed by constituents in our riding of St. Catharines. This particular petition is in ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada, ... Minister, thank you for joining us. I know a lot of Canadians would be terrified to enter a room with this many lawyers, but I thank ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-217 Yes, please. First, I'd like to commend Mr. Cooper on this bill. I was impressed with the intent and the passion and commitment he's put forward ...

Spoke in the House on Niagara Folk Arts Festival Mr. Speaker, running throughout the month of May each year, the Niagara Folk Arts Festival is the oldest continually running heritage festival in Canada. Cultural communities ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-217 It's already happening now. We've heard from witnesses, and I've gone back to the riding. I've spoken to police officers, and I've spoken to crowns. Putting ...

Spoke in the House on Sport Mr. Speaker, I was proud to be present last week for the announcement that the 2021 Canada Summer Games will be held in Niagara. In four ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-217 Thank you. Back to you, Mr. Woodburn, on what we heard from the Canadian criminal defence lawyers association in terms of clause 2 and paragraph 518(1)(c)(iv). ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill S-217 I just have one quick final question. I mentioned it to Mr. Trudell. Changing “may” to “shall” with respect to proposed subparagraphs (i), (ii), and (iii) ...