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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 Beautiful day for a walk and for a flyover by the Lancaster from the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum.

Posted on Twitter It's Heritage Day at Tabor Manor! Happy to join the residents and and their families to celebrate this annual tradi… https://t.co/ts8xwDFvXx

Posted on Twitter Great night at the Performing Arts Centre as we celebrated the opening of the @FosterFestival with the world premie… https://t.co/tNvI2ojLpR

Posted on Twitter A price on carbon pollution is bad for business, right Conservative Party? #cdnpoli https://t.co/nb4mCPCIcz

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Thank you to @ChiefMcGuire for your 40 years of service to the people of Niagara & Toronto. I hope you enjoy your w… https://t.co/iBrnG8YPac

Posted on Twitter @Mr_Bergsma @ChiefMcGuire @SSabourinNRP Likely a 12 pack of Blue

Two days ago

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

Three days ago

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)

A week ago

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 ...

Two weeks ago

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 weeks ago

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Councillor who sent photo of naked woman from work email takes leave of absence Andy Petrowski, a St. Catharines, Ont., rep on regional council, faced pressure to resign this week from MP Chris Bittle and Alan Caslin, Niagara regional chair, after the e-mail was sent out. After a Wednesday meeting with Petrowski, Caslin said the ...

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 ...

Mentioned by CP24 Toronto's Breaking News St. Catharines councillor's resignation put over until Wednesday after pornographic email scandal Despite the reply, Liberal MP for St. Catharines Chris Bittle slammed his behaviour, calling it "unacceptable" and detrimental to public discource. “It must stop now [Petrowski] must resign and allow council to get back to the important work of serving ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Niagara councillor sends pornographic image in reply-all email about road closure An Ontario MP is calling on a regional councillor to resign after the councillor sent out a pornographic image in a reply-all email about a road closure. Chris Bittle, Liberal MP for St. Catharines, says Coun. Andy Petrowski's email containing a ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Niagara councillor sends pornographic image in reply-all email about road closure An Ontario MP is calling on a regional councillor to resign after the councillor sent out a pornographic image in a reply-all email about a road closure. Chris Bittle, Liberal MP for St. Catharines, says Coun. Andy Petrowski's email containing a ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Niagarathisweek.com Federal dollars for water/wastewater projects St. Catharines MP Chris Bittle, who was joined by Niagara Centre MP Vance Badawey, said this type of infrastructure, while hardly sexy, forms the backbone of the community. "We often focus on community centres, pools and large-scale projects ...

Mentioned by St. Catharines Standard Feds get cash flowing St. Catharines Liberal MP Chris Bittle and Niagara Centre Liberal MP Vance Badawey arrived with $14.6 million in federal funding for water and wastewater infrastructure projects from one end of the peninsula to the other. “Infrastructure isn't often ...

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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) ...