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

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

Two days ago

Mentioned by Hill Times 'Challenging' for Liberals to win all 32 Atlantic seats again in 2019, says NS MP Samson, party's revving for a fight “There's no question, it's going to be challenging,” said rookie Liberal MP Darrell Samson (Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, N.S.), in an interview with The Hill Times. “Last time, people wanted a big change, and they were looking to redirect our country ...

Posted on Twitter It's Convention time! I am proud to welcome my colleagues to beautiful Nova Scotia for the @liberal_party Conventio… https://t.co/QyaXgz9sHE

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Madam Speaker, I am delighted to speak to budget 2018. This is a very important budget that continues the work we began so long ago. I ...

Voted Yes on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Un gros merci à l'Acadie de Chezzetcook, Ministre Brison, la communauté et tout ceux qui ce sont présentés pour le… https://t.co/4KNx0ROhdg

Posted on Twitter On behalf of the constituents of Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, we mourn with the families of the 15 young men no l… https://t.co/ImxEtegJEW

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Thank you @StanKutcher for your incredible contribution to our discussion. As you said, good mental health can incl… https://t.co/8TuTARolvU

Posted on Twitter TONIGHT! You are invited to the Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook Youth Council's Town Hall on Mental Health! Join me a… https://t.co/nkfWzkjV1L

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to inform you that I will be sharing my time with the member for Saanich—Gulf Islands. I am very pleased to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

A month 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 ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am proud to present a petition on behalf of the residents of Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook and over 750 Canadians. The petitioners call on the government ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18: Votes 1c and 5c under Department of Veterans ... Thank you. Minister, I would also like to share with you that many veterans I've spoken to in my riding and in the province of Nova ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Madam Speaker, before I begin my discussion on budget 2018, I want to share with the House a little more about my riding of Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook, which ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Review of literacy and numeracy support programs in Canada and Review of ... If I can ask just one question, I will divide it into two parts. First, does one of your key messages for us pertain to core ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, in her very passionate speech, the hon. member made some very good arguments. I would like her to expand on something she said. The ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Access to Early Childhood Services in the Minority Language and French and ... Thank you very much. My name is Darrell Samson. I am the only Acadian member of Parliament from Nova Scotia in Ottawa. That is a privilege. ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Access to Early Childhood Services in the Minority Language and French and ... Hello, everyone, and thank you for being here. I am the only Acadian from Nova Scotia elected to the House of Commons. I carry all that ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Access to Early Childhood Services in the Minority Language and French and ... Good morning, everyone. Thank you for being here today. My name is Darrell Samson. I am the only elected Acadian in Nova Scotia—a title of which ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca MPs brother wins coveted surf clam licence, but most say process was fair Premium Seafoods is owned by Edgar Samson, the brother of Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook MP Darrell Samson. Elections Canada political financing records show Edgar Samson donated a total of $5,424.61 to the Liberal party in seven large donations since ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Barriers to Transition and Measurable Outcomes of Successful Transition Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much for your presentations and the information you have provided. We are trying to identify the specific transition elements. ...

Spoke in the House on Homelessness Mr. Speaker, I am extremely pleased to be here in the House and, as the member for the riding of Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook, which takes in the two ...

Spoke in the House on Black History Month Mr. Speaker, I am proud to be the member of Parliament for Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook, which includes, of course, the largest and oldest black community in Canada. The ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Fisheries and Oceans Mr. Speaker, something tragic and unprecedented happened last summer: right whales died in the North Atlantic, in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. To protect this endangered ...

Posted on Twitter Thank you to the interpretations who offered real-time interpretation during our town hall in Lower Sackville with… https://t.co/o5pBktIIxO

Mentioned by Enfield Weekly Press PM Trudeau invited to meet with Indigenous people At a town hall hosted by Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook MP Darrell Samson at Sackville High Scho0ol on Jan. 9, Michelle Paul—who said she was just a messenger—was one of the people who was selected by the PM to ask a question. Paul said she was ...

Mentioned by Enfield Weekly Press Trudeau answers questions at town hall The Liberal leader was in town for the first-ever visit to the Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook riding by a sitting Prime Minister, according to MP Darrell Samson who hosted the event, held in the gymnasium at Sackville High School. More than 1,300 people ...

Mentioned by Medicine Hat News Trudeau begins series of national town halls in Halifax area tonight The local MP for tonight's town hall, Darrell Samson, said in a statement that the prime minister wants to hear “about issues that matter.” Samson says topics include how to create growth that works for everyone, prepare for the jobs of the future and ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Trudeau begins series of national town halls in Halifax area tonight The local MP for tonight's town hall, Darrell Samson, said in a statement that the prime minister wants to hear “about issues that matter.” Samson says topics include how to create growth that works for everyone, prepare for the jobs of the future and ...