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

Won his last election, in 2015, with 48% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Firearms Act Mr. Speaker, I have listened to the conversations and the presentations. However, when I listen to the Conservatives, I wonder how they lost the last election. ...

Voted Yes on Vote #868 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Wishing everyone a very happy Father's Day! I'm enjoying spending the day with my lovely grandchildren Maelle and L… https://t.co/Ogecb41eii

This week

Posted on Twitter I had the opportunity of meeting with Medric Cousineau in Ottawa this week to discuss important issues regarding ve… https://t.co/ooSbs9Ic5T

Voted Yes on Vote #867 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #866 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #865 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #864 Concurrence in an opposed item

Posted on Twitter Join us at the Eastern Passage Cow Bay Lions Club on July 9th for an information session on accessing seniors' bene… https://t.co/VmZliP18UF

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca INFOGRAPHIC: Do you know where your MP is? A Chronicle Herald analysis shows MPs Scott Brison and Darrell Samson missed the most votes of all Nova Scotia MPs. And that Nova Scotia MPs were present for an ... “I take my responsibilities as a member of Parliament very seriously, and when it is ...

Posted on Twitter Last week, the Sackville Rivers Association celebrated 30 years of service to the community and dedication to the e… https://t.co/2ktYMcClyd

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Madam Speaker, there were some interesting points in my colleague's speech, but he seemed to be skating all over the place. I am trying to follow ...

Spoke in the House on Department of Public Works and Government Services Act Madam Speaker, I want to thank my colleague and seatmate for his focus on benefits to support his community. That is the type of leadership that ...

Posted on Twitter Join the Nova Scotia Salmon Association for the grand opening of their new lime doser! The event takes place on Jun… https://t.co/buYtB8RV3n

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, we know that plastic waste and marine litter pose a growing threat to our oceans and marine life. The health of our oceans and ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Mr. Speaker, it gives me great pleasure to rise in the House today to speak to Bill C-68 following the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans' ...

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to all award winners at the Sackville High Athletic Awards Banquet last week! Your commitment to At… https://t.co/IktAcLSWTF

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, two reports from the delegation of ...

Spoke in the House on Nova Scotia Writer Mr. Speaker, I would like to congratulate Lesley Choyce on 40 years of publishing in Nova Scotia. He immigrated from the United States in 1978 and ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1 and 5 under Department of Veterans Affairs, ... Thank you, Minister, for being here today. Thank you, General. We don't have much time, of course. They left me to the last here, so I'm ...

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his fine speech. He is always so full of energy and enthusiasm. He had an opportunity to talk about ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans That's interesting. We're throwing numbers around. Mr. Jeneroux—which is also a French Acadian name in case he wasn't aware.... I just thought I would share with ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Potential Canada–Mercosur Free Trade Agreement and Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Mr. Minister, I want to begin by congratulating you on your presentation and the work you're doing. This is exceptional ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans Thank you very much, Mr. Thibeau, for your testimony, but also for your service. It's much appreciated. Thank you as well, Mr. Bertrand, for being here ...

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Fisheries Minister faces ethics probe over clam licence ... by the brother of a Liberal member of Parliament. A former Liberal MP is also the current leader of one of the participating Indigenous groups. Premium Seafoods, based in Arichat, N.S., is owned by Edgar Samson, brother of Liberal MP Darrell Samson.

Mentioned by BCLocalNews VIDEO: Aldag highlights 'Action Plan for Official Languages' in Langley At a media event held at the Fort Langley National Historic Site on May 14, Aldag, along with Darrell Samson, Member of Parliament for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook in Nova Scotia, discussed some of the highlights of the “Action Plan for Official ...

Mentioned by APTN News Liberal ties to clam harvesting deal 'clearly smells' as First Nations fight in court “You've got, as I mentioned, a brother of a current Liberal MP getting the contract.” Waugh is referring to Nova Scotia Liberal MP Darrell Samson, the brother of Edgar Samson, who is the president of Premium Seafoods. Premium Seafoods owns 75 per cent ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Tories demand do-over on controversial surf clam licence bid Five Nations is partnering with Premium Seafoods of Nova Scotia, run by Edgar Samson, the brother of Liberal MP Darrell Samson. Former Liberal MP Todd Russell is the president of NunatuKavut, which is also now a partner in the deal. “The minister has ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Needs and Issues Specific to Indigenous Veterans Thank you very much, both of you, for your presentations. I have to be honest that it's a learning curve. We've been dealing with veterans and ...

Mentioned by rabble.ca Fisheries and Oceans Canada Surf clam controversy: Federal bid for reconciliation lands in court. The president of Premium Seafoods, Edgar Samson, is the brother of Nova Scotia Liberal MP Darrell Samson. https://globalnews.ca/news/4194958/surf-clam-controversy-federal-bid-for... Top.

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Roadmap and Immigration in Francophone Minority Communities Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for your presentation and the information you provided. I would first like to commend you, and it isn't every day ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Barriers to Transition and Measurable Outcomes of Successful Transition Thank you very much. Thank you for your service, and I mean everyone, because when someone serves, the family serves, and that's evident again today. I ...

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. I want to thank the witnesses for being here today. I am usually accused of giving long preambles and not ...