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  • His favourite word is questions.

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

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

This week

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 ...

Didn't vote on Vote #453 on Bill C-378 Amend the Department of Veterans Affairs Act (fairness principles)

Didn't vote on Vote #452 on Bill S-228 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (prohibiting food and beverage marketing directed at children)

Didn't vote on Vote #451 on Bill C-371 Respecting the prevention of radicalization through foreign funding and making related amendments to the Income ...

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #450 Opposition Motion (Trans Mountain Expansion Project )

Voted Yes on Vote #449 on Bill C-50 Amend the Canada Elections Act (political financing)

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 ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Barriers to Transition and Measurable Outcomes of Successful Transition Thank you. Thank you, all, for your presentations. Of course our committee is focused on identifying the real issues in the transition, and we have to ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Review of literacy and numeracy support programs in Canada and Review of ... I will use the three minutes very effectively. You put your finger on the problem. You said it is because the agreements are between the federal ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Barriers to Transition and Measurable Outcomes of Successful Transition Thank you, and thank you all for your presentations. It's extremely interesting, because it's a file that's very important to our veterans and our military people. ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Review of literacy and numeracy support programs in Canada and Review of ... It's an essential distinction. I would now like to address a second topic: services in French. For services in the regions, a moratorium was called. Some ...

Three weeks 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 ...

A month ago

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

Posted on Twitter Here are two of the dozen Sackville High School O2 students who volunteered at our Lower Sackville town hall with P… https://t.co/NDX625tDZA

Posted on Twitter Great article on Cape & Cowl Creations in Lower Sackville, including their commitment to have a welcoming space for… https://t.co/ePqaH6K5Pz

Posted on Twitter Our town hall in Lower Sackville with Prime Minister @JustinTrudeau began with an indigenous land recognition. No r… https://t.co/mtJI0VUUDd

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Check out @TheLakerNews's coverage of Prime Minister @JustinTrudeau's town hall in Lower Sackville. It is great to… https://t.co/tNRtuI5DF4

Posted on Twitter I was very glad to have provincial and municipal colleagues join me for our town hall with Prime Minister Justin Tr… https://t.co/1ImmDFlvUx

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 ...

Mentioned by CTV News PM to host town hall meeting in Halifax area Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in the Halifax area today to host a public town hall meeting. Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook MP Darrell Samson says in a statement that the event will be held at Sackville High School in Lower Sackville, N.S ...

Mentioned by Kaplan Herald MP says Trudeau to carry city corridor in Nova Scotia subsequent week Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will make a stop in Nova Scotia next week, according to the website of a Liberal member of Parliament from the province. Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook MP Darrell Samson said in a statement that the prime minister will hold ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Salaries Act Mr. Speaker, before I ask my question, I would like to announce to the House that my wife and I became grandparents again this morning. My ...

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, the report of the delegation of ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Certificate of Nomination of Raymond Théberge to the Position of Commissioner of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Minister, thank you for being here. I also want to thank your colleagues, Mr. Lussier and Mr. Gauthier, whom I have known ...

Spoke in the House on Halifax Explosion Mr. Speaker, today we stand in the warmth of this House, and my family in Nova Scotia lives in the warmth of our home. However, about ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Thank you for your presentation, Dr. Mattiesen. It's always interesting to be able to compare various countries with how we do things here to support our ...

Spoke in the House on Access to Information Act Mr. Speaker, my colleague from Winnipeg North will share the time I have to speak today. As the member of Parliament for Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook, in Nova Scotia, ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Votes 1b and 5b under Department of Veterans ... I know. I have to tell you that probably the highlight of my two years as an MP is being appointed to this committee. I say ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Access to Early Childhood Services in the Minority Language Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much, Minister and Mr. Murphy. Minister, I must say that you are very good at recognizing the work of ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Sherbrooke for his speech. I have just one question. My colleague touched on a number of subjects, but he ...