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

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #399 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #398 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted No on Vote #397 on Bill C-45 Respecting cannabis and to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, the Criminal Code and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #396 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 Last week, I announced $110,000 for the Tallahassee Recreation Centre in #EasternPassage. This money will be used t… https://t.co/ck5LJIZ8z0

Posted on Twitter It was an honour to have Emily join me for a day of events in the constituency week! #AddWomenChangePolitics https://t.co/bEe3k2gH8b

Posted on Twitter Today is National Child Day. To celebrate, I want to decorate my office. Print off this picture for your child, a… https://t.co/5681r7e5sM

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter We listened to students, to post-secondary institutions, and to businesses, who all told us that graduates need mor… https://t.co/4ujkd3Hs4H

Posted on Twitter The 12th annual #BeaverBank Parade of Lights is taking place tonight! Will you be there? https://t.co/AuudT08sZv

This week

Posted on Twitter Meet Sydnee, who represented Canada at the World Taekwon-do championship in Ireland. She was proudly standing with… https://t.co/8PdULTxPzV

Two weeks ago

Voted No on Vote #395 on Bill C-346 Amend the Firearms Act (licences)

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions The fact remains that the situation is a bit different in Nova Scotia. There is Camp Hill Hospital, which we could use. Like all of the ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Thank you very much, Monsieur Parent and Ms. Squire, for being here today. I have only five minutes and about 50 questions. That's not going to ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Full Implementation of the Official Languages Act in the Canadian Justice System The motion is as follows: That the Committee invite the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada and/or departmental officials to present and explain the ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, it is an honour for me to stand in the House today to speak on our budget 2017. It is exciting, to be quite ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Sackville Community Food Garden Mr. Speaker, the air is cooler, the leaves are changing colour, and fall has certainly arrived in Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook. To celebrate harvest time, community members in Lower ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Full Implementation of the Official Languages Act in the Canadian Justice System ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for your presentation, gentlemen. Errors are never a simple matter. There can be no doubt about that. What concerns me, ...

Spoke in the House on Transportation Modernization Act Mr. Speaker, it is my great pleasure to be here today to debate this extremely important bill. I want to start by thanking the minister for ...

Spoke in the House on Official Languages Madam Speaker, last Friday, my colleague from Dartmouth—Cole Harbour and I had the opportunity to meet with Minister Joly at École du Carrefour, a school in ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Air Canada’s Implementation of the Official Languages Act I pretty much wanted to make the same comment. There's no point in the minister appearing before us in the middle of negotiations. Agreements need to ...

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 by the delegation of ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, the global economy is undergoing major changes. More and more, countries are leveraging their unique specialties and capabilities and focusing on developing their expertise ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Air Canada’s Implementation of the Official Languages Act There's no doubt that we are comparing apples and oranges here. It's not the same thing. You're talking here about an individual who's embarrassed by a ...

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. Déry. I would like to have enough time to put questions to my Statistics Canada colleagues. Some matters have disturbed me ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Comparative Study of Services to Veterans in Other Jurisdictions Thanks. You talked about licensing and credentials following the transition. What can be done, in your opinion, to accelerate that process? Can we be doing something ...

Spoke in the House on Prostate Cancer Mr. Speaker, last week Peter Stoffer courageously shared his recent prostate cancer diagnosis. As the former member of Parliament for Sackville—Eastern Shore, Peter Stoffer is a ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Nova Scotia MPs voice concerns on small business tax reform Speaking with The Chronicle Herald in Ottawa, Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook MP Darrell Samson said he's confident with all the feedback he and his colleagues are getting that the final legislation will be different from the draft legislation announced ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca READER'S CORNER: Liberals get earful on small-business tax changes Kudos to my Liberal MP, Darrell Samson, for agreeing to hear our concerns. And man, did he hear. He heard from accountants, lawyers, doctors, dentists, chiropractors, IT industry innovators and small-business owners. He heard that small businesses are ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca Porter's Lake Community Centre gets federal funds Darrell Samson, MP for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, made the announcement on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Acadians and Francophones in Nova Scotia to Benefit from $1.8 Million in Federal Funding ... the Development of Official Language Communities component of the Official Languages Funding Programs. He was joined by Darrell Samson, Member of Parliament (Sackville–Preston–Chezzetcook), and Colin Fraser, Member of Parliament (West Nova).

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, it gives me great pleasure to rise in the House today to take part in this very interesting debate. I would first like to ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Safer, more efficient commutes for Nova Scotians with newly approved Aerotech connector Darrell Samson, Member of Parliament for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Bill Horne, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank, ...

Mentioned by Digital Journal Safer, more efficient commutes for Nova Scotians with newly approved Aerotech connector Darrell Samson, Member of Parliament for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and Bill Horne, Member of the Legislative Assembly for Waverley-Fall River-Beaver Bank, ...