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Liberal MP for Saint Boniface—Saint Vital (Manitoba)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter A fantastic story ! https://t.co/8OkvVuJdZ1

This week

Posted on Twitter @TrusteeLouiseJ Thanks Louise.

Posted on Twitter @sigurdson_chris Thanks Chris !

Spoke in the House on Export and Import Permits Act Mr. Speaker, it is a great honour to be in this chamber again after the summer break. The member gave a long speech. However, the reality ...

Posted on Twitter Please read #IndigenousCaucus statement on Senator Beyak. SVP lire la déclaration du #CaucusAutochtone sur la sénat… https://t.co/pO3j2k2Ql6

Posted on Twitter Honoured to have been selected as Chair of #IndigenousCaucus today! Fier d'avoir été nommé président du… https://t.co/2DaGLK28rb

Posted on Twitter Happy #RoshHashanah to all those in #stbstv celebrating the Jewish new year! https://t.co/gg3RvQ6HMb

A month ago

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 ...

Two 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 ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Canada wasn't — and isn't — ready for an Indigenous governor general "It would be incredibly significant for Canada," Liberal MP Dan Vandal told the Hill Times earlier this month. "It would be a real act of reconciliation with the highest levels." Liberal MP Robert-Falcon Ouellette added that an Indigenous governor ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Liberal MPs call on PM to choose first indigenous governor general in name of 'reconciliation' “I think if the next governor general was an indigenous person, it would be incredibly significant for Canada,” said Liberal MP Dan Vandal (Saint Boniface-Saint Vital, Man.), a member of the party's nine-member indigenous caucus. “It would be a real ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Liberal MPs call on PM to choose first indigenous governor general in name of 'reconciliation' “I think if the next governor general was an indigenous person, it would be incredibly significant for Canada,” said Liberal MP Dan Vandal (Saint Boniface-Saint Vital, Man.), a member of the party's nine-member indigenous caucus. “It would be a real ...

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

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister has been very clear that no relationship is more important to him and to this government than the relationship with first ...

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Spoke in the House on St. Boniface Hospital Research Mr. Speaker, in mid-April, researchers at the St. Boniface Hospital Research centre announced an important scientific breakthrough that could help in the fight against antibiotic-resistant bacteria. ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities Thank you for being here, Minister Hussen and Minister Joly. In March 2016, in Saint Boniface, John McCallum, the former Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on 2016-2017 Annual Report of the Interim Commissioner of Official Languages Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much to the witnesses for their presentation. You mentioned something that is worrisome. According to Statistics Canada projections, the ...

Spoke in the House on Indian Act Mr. Speaker, I commend the hon. member from Winnipeg for his tremendous speech. Once again, he has talked about issues that are so relevant to so ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, irrespective of the member's perspective, this is an excellent budget for the province of Manitoba, which we both represent. Total transfers are at $3.7 ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Air Canada’s Implementation of the Official Languages Act I think it would be nice if they met, and I think that, even without this motion, they will meet to discuss the process. On the ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Full Implementation of the Official Languages Act in the Canadian Justice System ... I understand. I think my time is getting short, and I have a few more questions. In the conclusion of your presentation, you said that “Transport ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Canada Council for the Arts, Votes ... I want to talk about indigenous languages, because I know there's funding in the budget for that. According to census 2011, there are over 60 indigenous ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Certificate of Nomination of Madeleine Meilleur to the Position of Commissioner of ... Thank you very much. Ms. Meilleur, it's a pleasure to meet you. I represent the riding of Saint-Boniface—Saint-Vital. I am of Métis origin. This is what ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Full Implementation of the Official Languages Act in the Canadian Justice System Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much for your presentation, Mr. Pelletier. I come from Saint Boniface, Manitoba, the indigenous capital of Canada's First Nations ...

Spoke in the House on Manitoba Day Mr. Speaker, tomorrow, May 12, is Manitoba Day. Tomorrow, the province will celebrate its 147th anniversary as well as the 51st anniversary of Manitoba's flag. From ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, my riding had the honour of a visit from the Prime Minister for a highly anticipated announcement about day cares. About one month ago, ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Madam Speaker, our government was elected on a platform of building sustainable communities in cities and towns all over this great country. The City of Winnipeg ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Full Implementation of the Official Languages Act in the Canadian Justice System ... Seventeen? All right. It seems to me that there should be a big difference in the results, for example between Edmonton and Montréal. In Edmonton, 15% ...