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  • His favourite word is manitoba.

Liberal MP for Saint Boniface—Saint Vital (Manitoba)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 58% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Always a pleasure to welcome Manitobans to Ottawa ! https://t.co/HoE8noE2UV

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #400 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Posted on Twitter Some #Winnipeg & #Manitoba pride in Ottawa tonight! On affiche avec fierté les couleurs sportives de notre province… https://t.co/vzVj311O9T

Posted on Twitter The #NationalHousingStrategy plans to reduce homelessness by half and legislate the right to housing. An important… https://t.co/woRDqSpUgt

Posted on Twitter La #StrategieNationaleLogement vise à réduire l'itinérance de moitié et à légiférer le droit au logement. Une strat… https://t.co/oz5H6N2PqY

Posted on Twitter A wonderful evening dining and listening to former Prime Minister Jean Chrétien and parliamentary colleagues. Quell… https://t.co/8qKQpvbTad

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #396 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Louis Riel Mr. Speaker, every November 16, Manitoba's Métis community gathers at the Saint Boniface Cathedral cemetery to commemorate the anniversary of Louis Riel's death. One of the ...

Posted on Twitter Wonderful evening in Ottawa with Mb FCM delegation . @JennyGerbasi @TerryDuguid @FCM_online https://t.co/g7oFUayWPq

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination I am looking at page 5 of your presentation. There are two ways of collecting hate crime data. One is through the household survey, which is ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Veterans Mr. Speaker, during a week in which we humbly honour all veterans who have served Canada, today we also recognize the contributions of first nations, Inuit, ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination Thank you very much to both groups for very interesting presentations. First, I want to be clear as to what we are studying. It's a motion ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Briefing on the Government's New Cultural Policy Thank you. I'll be sharing my time with Rémi Massé. Congratulations on this excellent presentation. In your remarks on Creative Canada, you alluded several times to ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, as the Prime Minister has said from the start, no relationship is more important to our government than our relationship with indigenous peoples. That ...

Spoke in the House on Transportation Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise in the House today to speak to this important bill, Bill C-49, the transportation modernization act, on behalf ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition on behalf of the Fédération de la jeunesse canadienne-française that seeks to lower the minimum voting age ...

Spoke in the House on HMCS Winnipeg Mr. Speaker, several weeks ago, I had the privilege of spending three days and nights on the HMCS Winnipeg, one of 12 frigate warships of the ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Working together to benefit all Saint Boniface-Saint Vital MP Dan Vandal is seen at far right while hosting provincial colleagues in Ottawa. In addition to my role as Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface – Saint Vital, I also serve as chair of two caucuses: Manitoba Caucus and ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination First of all, thank you, Cindy, for your very compassionate and compelling presentation. On behalf of the elected officials here, and as an individual who graduated ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination First of all, thank you to both groups for your very thoughtful and passionate presentations. I'm going to go first to the Manitoba Islamic Association. Welcome. ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination Thank you. Thank you very much, first of all, to all three groups, all four individuals, for a very thoughtful presentation. I very much appreciate it. ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Systemic Racism and Religious Discrimination Thank you, Madam Chair. First of all, I want to put a little context to all of this. I want to read from the actual motion. ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Construction begins on Reconciliation Way riverside trail St. Boniface-St, Vital MP Dan Vandal (from left), The Forks Renewal Corporation CEO Paul Jordan, Winnipeg Mayor Brian Bowman and Winnipeg Foundation CEO Richard Frost at a news conference at The Forks on Friday to kick off the first phase of ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Air Canada’s Implementation of the Official Languages Act Ms. Robinson-Dalpé, your administrative penalties are not punitive as such. They exist only to reinforce incentives. Is that right?

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I rise today in honour of the national day of vigils to remember and honour the more than 1,000 murdered and missing indigenous women ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Madam Speaker, it is my honour to rise to present petition e-1007, initiated by one of my constituents, with over 1,000 signatures. The petitioners are requesting ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Grand opening for Kinsmen Place The grand opening of Kinsmen Place at 30 Chesterfield Avenue was held at the end of August, with over 80 guests in attendance including MLA Rochelle Squires (Riel), MP Dan Vandal (Saint Boniface-Saint Vital), city councillor Brian Mayes (St. Vital), ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Priorities for Manitobans Saint Boniface-Saint Vital MP Dan Vandal has met with many constituents over the summer at events around the community. Last week, federal health minister Jane Philpott announced that the Government of Canada and the Government of Manitoba had ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Vandal tries his hand at Red River cart-pulling Saint Boniface-St. Vital MP Dan Vandal tries his hand at pulling a Red River cart during a recent visit to the St. Vital Museum. Giving the former St. Boniface city councillor a helping hand are Brenna Barda, Sophie Simon and Genevieve Farrell, who ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Ottawa to spend $800K to help at-risk youth get jobs The federal government is providing more than $800,000 to provide at-risk youths in Manitoba with job skills and help them find work, Winnipeg MP Dan Vandal announced Thursday. As many as 162 people, including Indigenous and immigrant youths, will ...