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Liberal MP for Saint Boniface—Saint Vital (Manitoba)

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

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter The Accessible Canada Act represents the most significant piece of legislation for the rights of persons with disab… https://t.co/5zh6MYkm1C

Posted on Twitter La Loi canadienne sur l’accessibilité représente la plus importante avancée pour les personnes handicapées depuis p… https://t.co/LBmMKheDrU

Posted on Twitter Happy #NationalIndigenousPeoplesDay ! Bonne #Journéenationaledespeuplesautochtones ! Join me in celebrating at one… https://t.co/fUhZeTNUHB

This week

Spoke in the House on Parliament of Canada Act moved that Bill S-234, an act to amend the Parliament of Canada Act (Parliamentary Visual Artist Laureate), be read the first time. I rise today to ...

Posted on Twitter Le ministre @NavdeepSBains et moi tenons à féliciter @TourismeRiel et Entrprises Riel pour production d’un film fai… https://t.co/MWYP7c2HXt

Posted on Twitter @TGCTS I watched at Wpg Convention Centre. Electric...

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Posted on Twitter I remember too, Montreal 1980...best boxing I have ever seen. https://t.co/b5GWG1QVxe

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Madam Speaker, in the past, the city I represent has had problems with gangs, whether it is street gangs or motorcycle gangs, and a lot of ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve Thank you very much for your presentations. They were very interesting. It's always nice to see a fellow Manitoban at the table. There are two of ...

Spoke in the House on National Security Act, 2017 Mr. Speaker, several times the member said that Bill C-59 was not an improvement over Bill C-51. Fortunately, the experts do not agree with him. University ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve Thank you, Madam Chair. I want to begin by thanking all of you for your presentations. We only have seven minutes, so I'm going to go ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve Thank you very much for your very interesting presentation. I just want to continue on the jurisdictional issue. You've highlighted, or you've mentioned, some of the ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise today in this House to speak to the budget implementation bill, 2018, Bill C-74. I do so with ...

Spoke in the House on Teaching Excellence Mr. Speaker, earlier this month, the Prime Minister presented awards for teaching excellence in early childhood education. There were four recipients from Manitoba, and I am ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Cultural Property Repatriation Act Mr. Speaker, today I rise today in support of Bill C-391, which concerns the development of a national strategy on the repatriation of indigenous cultural property. ...

Spoke in the House on Labour Mr. Speaker, our government committed to doing things differently when it came to building a strong economy, supporting the middle class through good quality jobs, and ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Canadian High Arctic Research Station, Votes ... Thank you, Madam Chair. Minister, first of all, I want to thank you for appearing today. As a proud Manitoba Métis, I was happy to read ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Communications Security Establishment, Votes 1, 5, ... Thank you, Minister. During the last election campaign and through about two and a half years of governing, our party committed to renewing nation-to-nation relationships with ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Long-Term Care on Reserve Okay. I'll have more on that later. On home care, I have experience with home care through my mother, who lived in an urban setting—she has ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Franco-Manitoban Weekly Newspaper Mr. Speaker, our Franco-Manitoban weekly paper, La Liberté, will be celebrating its 105th anniversary on May 20. La Liberté is a national leader and has received ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities Thank you very much. Thank you for your presentation. My first question has to do with retaining francophone immigrants who arrive in official language minority communities ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Supporting local summer jobs MP Dan Vandal meets with South YM-YWCA Day Camp organizers, recipients of CSJ grant last year. For many students, summertime is more than just a relaxing break from school — it's when they are able to make money to help pay for their tuition. It's ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Bill C-262 I'm reading an article from the Canadian Chamber of Commerce about the role of indigenous peoples in land and resource planning, and I couldn't agree with ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Funding announced for francophone groups According to a news release, 11 organizations will receive a total of $2,542,490, which was announced by Saint Boniface-Saint Vital MP Dan Vandal in Winnipeg on April 13 on behalf of Canadian Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly. The funding is being ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca From #MeToo to never again: Trudeau, Liberals hold closed-door session on sexual harassment Manitoba MP Dan Vandal said the fact the Liberals are holding the workshop at the convention shows how seriously the party takes the issue. "I think it says that we're very aware of the situation, that we're sensitive to the whole issue of creating ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Dan Vandal signs on to help Manitoba Liberal Leader win St. Boniface byelection Manitoba Liberal Leader Dougald Lamont is getting some high-profile help as he seeks a seat in the provincial legislature in the forthcoming St. Boniface byelection. Dan Vandal, Member of Parliament for Saint-Boniface-Saint Vital, said he will serve as ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Tougher language laws sought Liberal MP Dan Vandal, who represents St. Boniface and St. Vital, says the funding will bolster French-language daycare and immigration programs, two areas mentioned numerous times when both the House and Senate committees on official languages ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press House of Commons chant: "Go Jets go!" OTTAWA — The House of Commons erupted with MPs cheering “Go Jets go!” today, after a spirited Winnipeg tribute brought opposing parties together. MP Dan Vandal was flanked by fellow Liberals and some Conservatives as he recited a bilingual poem ...