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  • His favourite word is deal.

Liberal MP for Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 40% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Today we mark the 30th anniversary of the end of the Gulf War and thank those who put their lives on the line for t… https://t.co/CEGrVZwYcl

This week

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Emergency Response Madam Speaker, as my colleague is well aware, the vaccine rollout is the responsibility of the provinces. Veterans are a vulnerable population and we urge them ...

Posted on Twitter Fantastic news from Health Canada! We will receive 20 million of these vaccines which will add to our growing vacci… https://t.co/Kj7ueV12wG

Spoke in the House on Charlotte L'Écuyer Mr. Speaker, because of the lack of interpretation during my member statement, I would like to redo it if the House is okay with that.

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Mr. Speaker, I am so proud and pleased with the white paper on modernizing the Official Languages Act that we unveiled on Friday. This is the ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to have the opportunity to speak to such an important subject. I would like to begin by informing the House that ...

Voted No on Vote #57 on Bill C-213 Enact the Canada Pharmacare

Voted No on Vote #58 on Bill C-223 Amend the Citizenship Act (adequate knowledge of French in Quebec)

Voted Yes on Vote #59 Private Members' Business M-35 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (environment grading label))

Voted No on Vote #60 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted No on Vote #61 on Bill C-225 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Madam Speaker, our recent investment of nearly $200 million will allow us to hire hundreds of new staff and speed up the process, ensuring that veterans ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Supports and Services to Veterans’ Caregivers and Families Thank you, Mr. Chair. Colonel Jardine, thank you for your presentation. Before I even talk about your presentation, I want to congratulate you on your new ...

Spoke in the House on Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia Mr. Speaker, as Black History Month continues, I would like to recognize the hard work and resilience of the Black Cultural Centre for Nova Scotia during ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter The Atlantic Immigration Pilot has played a crucial role in the growth of our Province and Region! https://t.co/UD1GQZCjHh

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Madam Speaker, the Government of Canada takes very seriously any claim made by a veteran that they have been treated unjustly. We ask so much of ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, I am always happy to speak in the House of Commons, even if it is virtually. As members know, I am from Nova Scotia. ...

Posted on Twitter Merci au Ministre @L_MacAulay pour la réunion fructueuse d'aujourd'hui. C'est toujours un plaisir de collaborer en… https://t.co/3wUtfRRMsH

Posted on Twitter Great to catch up with @L_MacAulay , Minister of Veterans Affairs, to discuss how our government will continue to s… https://t.co/UDEECp4TuX

Three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Financial Health of Veterans' ... Okay. Well then, Mrs. Brimson, thank you for your testimony. I really appreciate that you were able to share with the committee the point that even ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Financial Health of Veterans' ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, all three of you, for your presentations. It's an extremely important study to better understand what is happening on the ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Backlog of Disability Benefit Claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs Thank you. I'd like to go now to the Canadian Legion. I can't say enough about the work you people do. You keep astonishing me with ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2020-21: Votes 1 and 5 under Department of Veterans Affairs, ... I'm sorry. Usually my voice carries very well. That microphone is quite effective. I'm noticing that as we move forward. I thank the committee for the ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Backlog of Disability Benefit Claims at the Department of Veterans Affairs Thank you very much, everyone. Thank you, General, for being here again today. I appreciate the opportunity and, of course, Mr. Harris's presence. I have a ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Election of Vice-Chairs Thank you, Mr. Chair. I will certainly support the subamendment, which is extremely important. As my colleague Mr. Gerretsen explained, if the letters are not included ...

Posted on Twitter Don’t forget to get your Smile Cookie this week! This week Tim Hortons will be selling their Smile Cookies and wil… https://t.co/ex7OHyzCh4

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Good afternoon, everyone. It's an honour to be presenting an S. O. 31. This spring has been a difficult one for Nova Scotia and the communities ...

Mentioned by Mirage News New Facility Vital for Avive Naturals' Push into International Markets Darrell Samson, Member of Parliament for Sackville – Preston – Chezzetcook, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca LeBlanc's involvement with ClamScam broke conflict of interest rules Five Nations had partnered with Premium Seafoods of Nova Scotia, which is run by Edgar Samson, the brother of Liberal MP Darrell Samson. Later, another former Liberal MP, Todd Russell, now president of NunatuKavut, was brought on as a partner.

Mentioned by Truro Daily News Immigration: Husband's file botched, says Fall River woman ... producer, and has so far had four visa applications to visit his wife denied by the Canadian government. The whole ordeal has been amplified by misinformation and prejudice that Newell-Asamoah says has come from the office of her MP Darrell Samson.

Mentioned by Truro Daily News Immigration: Husband's file botched, says Fall River woman The whole ordeal has been amplified by misinformation and prejudice that Newell-Asamoah says has come from the office of her MP Darrell Samson. “It's been hell for both of us,” Newell-Asamoah said of her time apart from her husband, and the rigamarole ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Husband's immigration file botched, wife says The whole ordeal has been amplified by misinformation and prejudice that Newell-Asamoah says has come from the office of her MP Darrell Samson. “It's been hell for both of us,” Newell-Asamoah said of her time apart from her husband, and the rigamarole ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Nothing fishy about decision to cancel 'ClamScam': minister Five Nations had partnered with Premium Seafoods of Nova Scotia, which is run by Edgar Samson, the brother of Liberal MP Darrell Samson. Later, another former Liberal MP, Todd Russell, now president of NunatuKavut, was also brought on as a partner.