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  • His favourite word is indigenous.

Liberal MP for Saint Boniface—Saint Vital (Manitoba)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter .@FortGibraltar for Great Métis Gathering of Union ntle métisse! 🌦?⛺️! The bell has rung-join us, it's free!… https://t.co/tYfp8uNuAX

Posted on Twitter .@FortGibraltar pour Grand rassemblement Métis de Union ntle métisse! 🌦?⛺️! La cloche a sonnée-venez! #Canada150… https://t.co/incAdQES9X

This week

Posted on Twitter Félicitations Mariette...C'est bien mérité ! https://t.co/TFISbVbeRv

Posted on Twitter @melaniejoly @APTN @CdnHeritage @canada150th Details: https://t.co/iaKASlEIZc

Posted on Twitter @melaniejoly @APTN @Patrimoinecdn @canada150e Détails : https://t.co/8jIgTFZw3u

Posted on Twitter Talent exceptionnel pour #JNA2017, 21 juin dans 8 villes au 🇨🇦! Heureux de représenter @melaniejoly pour annoncer n… https://t.co/axQikOyHOy

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Celebrating Indigenous Heritage and Culture on National Aboriginal Day WINNIPEG, May 25, 2017 /CNW/ - Dan Vandal, Member of Parliament (Saint-Boniface–Saint-Vital), today announced funding of $2 million to highlight National Aboriginal Day, a celebration of Indigenous culture and heritage that takes place every year on ...

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted Yes (against his party) on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Two weeks ago

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, ...

Three weeks 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 in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Madam Speaker, it is a great honour and a privilege to rise today in this House on behalf of the citizens I represent in Saint Boniface—Saint ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Winnipeg Sun Canada 150 backs Metis homecoming “Canada's 150th is an opportunity to create new friendships among all Canadians – friendships that will remain strong long after the celebrations have ended,” said MP Dan Vandal (Saint Boniface-Saint Vital) in making the announcement on behalf of ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities I had anticipated that we would discuss this motion today, as we are doing now—and you have brought up some good points. I would have anticipated ...

Spoke in the House on Harvey Smith Mr. Speaker, on March 10, long-time Winnipeg city councillor Harvey Smith passed away. I had the distinct honour to work with Harvey for 14 years while ...

Mentioned by Winnipeg Free Press Funding to help revitalize riverbanks From left: Dr. Niigaan Sinclair, professor and native studies department head at the University of Manitoba; Dan Vandal, MP for Saint Boniface–Saint Vital; Coun. Matt Allard (St. Boniface); Norm Gousseau, CEO of Entreprises Riel; Paul Jordan, CEO of ...

Mentioned by PotatoPro The Government of Canada provides funding to Expand Markets for Canadian Potatoes Member of Parliament Dan Vandal on behalf of Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, was in Winnipeg on March 15 to provide remarks at the Canadian Horticultural Council 95th Annual General Meeting, where he announced more than ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities and Briefing on the Canada Council for ... Thank you. Thank you, Mr. Brault. I am very encouraged that within your strategic plan the Truth and Reconciliation Commission has quite a high profile. I ...

Mentioned by FreshPlaza Canadian government expands markets for locally grown potatoes Member of Parliament Dan Vandal, (on behalf of Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay), was in Winnipeg today to provide remarks at the Canadian Horticultural Council's 95th Annual General Meeting, where he announced more than ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Government of Canada Helps Expand Markets for Canadian Potatoes Member of Parliament Dan Vandal on behalf of Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Lawrence MacAulay, was in Winnipeg today to provide remarks at the Canadian Horticultural Council 95th Annual General Meeting, where he announced more than ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. It is a pleasure to meet with our witnesses. In fact, I know Mr. Rémillard, because we come from the ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Study on the Translation Bureau and Full Implementation of the Official Languages ... Thank you. Mr. Grammond, I understand that a self-assessment is used to assess the language skills of Supreme Court judges. However, there's also the possibility of ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-311 Thank you very much. Thank you, Mr. Fraser. It sounds very clear to me. First of all, I am learning something. I was under the impression ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... My next question is for Ms. Lanthier or Ms. Côté. In November 2016, the government announced that it would modernize federal regulations governing where it must ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... Thank you. Welcome to the committee. I'm going to try to follow the ball here. Section 23 identifies three categories for Canadian citizens who have rights ...

Spoke in the House on Winnipeg Winter Festival Mr. Speaker, tomorrow, the Festival du Voyageur will be celebrated in the streets and restaurants by residents of Saint-Boniface—Saint-Vital. The Festival du Voyageur takes us back ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Landry, thank you for this very thought-provoking presentation. You said that the best way to learn French is in a French-language ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, I want to congratulate the hon. member for a reasoned speech. I do not agree with everything in his speech, but there were some ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I thank the member very much for an impassioned and reasoned speech. There are so many good things in this budget for Manitobans, both ...