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Liberal MP for West Nova (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 63% of the vote.

This week

Posted on Twitter @gmbutts Happy Birthday Charlie!

Voted Yes on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Voted Yes on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, southwestern Nova Scotia depends on fishing, which is why I was so pleased last week when the Minister of Fisheries announced funding in excess ...

Voted Yes on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

A week ago

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 I understand where this is coming from; however, I go back to the point about the fact that adding presumptions into what is a wholesome view ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Best of luck to lobster fishers in southwestern Nova Scotia for a safe and prosperous season! https://t.co/9SWGeUIjDu

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) The Government of Canada congratulates Acadia First Nation on Winner's World Gas Bar Expansion Today, Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, joined Chief Deborah Robinson and members of Acadia First Nation to celebrate the completion of their Winner's World gas bar expansion. He participated ... The Honourable Jane Philpott, P.C., M.P.

Mentioned by Benzinga /REPEAT -- Media Advisory: Infrastructure announcement in Digby/ DIGBY, NS, Nov. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Digby to benefit from new community centre promoting cultural diversity, health and heritage Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; and the Honourable Tony Ince, Minister of African Nova Scotian Affairs, the Public Service ...

Mentioned by Benzinga Media Advisory - Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, will congratulate Acadia First Nation on the ... 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Please be advised that MP Colin Fraser will join Chief Deborah Robinson of Acadia First Nation to celebrate the completion of their Winner's World gas bar expansion. He will participate in the event on behalf of the Honourable Jane ...

Mentioned by Benzinga Media Advisory: Infrastructure announcement in Digby 29, 2018 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event with Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament for West Nova, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 We'll have to leave it there just because I'm limited for time, but I appreciate that answer. Thank you very much, Professor. Mr. Harvie, you talked ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, having energy-efficient buildings is critically important to our government's efforts to reduce GHGs and to make our communities more sustainable. In my riding of ...

Posted on Twitter @AHousefather Thank you Anthony.

Posted on Twitter Our hearts are broken in Yarmouth today after the tragic accident last night. All of us are thinking of and praying… https://t.co/PqCAL6ZL2F

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 Okay. Thanks. Ms. Bendo, I will take a slightly different angle from my colleague a moment ago. You had indicated that your organization is against putting ...

A month ago

Mentioned by The Vanguard Jason Deveau to seek Liberal nomination in West Nova for next year's federal vote Deveau, a former policy analyst with the federal government, is currently executive assistant to West Nova MP Colin Fraser who has announced he will not reoffer. As a policy analyst, Deveau worked with senior government officials on a range of files ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 It would seem to me, sir, and I will suggest that you're saying that the paramountcy is the best interests of the child, but really what ...

Posted on Twitter Thank you Minister! https://t.co/T74XMaAWep

Posted on Twitter Disgraceful. This is false and completely misleading. He is intentionally stoking people’s fears by taking advantag… https://t.co/1eMipGUAvr

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to be on the Standing Committee for Justice and Human Rights, and I know that our committee did good work in ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Human Trafficking in Canada and Subject Matter of Clause 686 (Part 4, ... I would move: That, in relation to the study of the subject matter of clause 686 (Part 4, Division 20) of Bill C-86, A second Act ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-78 With regard to this motion, I will not be supporting it. There are problems with it for a few reasons. First of all, basically, it's asking ...

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I appreciate the important debate that is happening today and I know members on the opposition side ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, a month ago, in Halifax, was the naming ceremony of Canada's first Arctic and offshore patrol ship. It was the first naval ship built ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on A.F. Theriault & Son Mr. Speaker, A.F. Theriault & Son is the largest family-run boatyard in Nova Scotia, employing 225 people in the municipality of Clare. This shipyard is an ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-75 We did hear from—I think it was—almost all witnesses who appeared before our committee, with respect to the problems associated with routine police evidence. The Canadian ...

Spoke at the Justice committee on Bill C-75 Thank you, Mr. Chair. With regard to this offence in particular, I note that impaired driving is a problem in Canada. Bill C-46, which this committee ...

Spoke in the House on National Parks Mr. Speaker, Canada's century old national park system is unlike any other in the world, yet in 2014 the Conservative government cut funding to parks by ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Mental Illness Awareness Week Mr. Speaker, we know that mental illness touches us all, some more personally than others. Taking care of our mental health starts from a young age, ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-311 An Act to amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)