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  • His favourite word is scotia.

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

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

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Didn't vote on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Didn't vote on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Didn't vote on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, I am honoured today to talk about some young leaders in my community. Some of them belong to my riding's community group. These young ...

Posted on Twitter @JulianaBCSAP @boomdanstaface Merci!

Posted on Twitter @JulianaBCSAP @boomdanstaface

This week

Spoke in the House on International Day of La Francophonie Mr. Speaker, today we are celebrating the International Day of La Francophonie. As my colleague mentioned, more than 276 million people speak French and are celebrating ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter L’économie & l’environnement vont de pair : le Canada est un leader mondial dans les techno. propres & les énergies renouvelables. #CERAWeek

Posted on Twitter Economy and environment go hand in hand: Canada continues to be a global leader in clean technology and renewable energy. #CERAWeek

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... I have just one minute left so I will try to keep it simple. Whether there are 11 additional questions is not important. I simply want ...

Posted on Twitter Notre gouvernement rend l'accès & la gestion de l'information sur les impôts et prestations plus faciles et sécuritaires pour les Canadiens.

Posted on Twitter Our government is providing an easier and secure way for Canadians to access and manage information on their taxes and benefits.

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 Canadian Branch ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Study on the Translation Bureau and Full Implementation of the Official Languages ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Grammond, I enjoyed your presentation. I have a lot of questions for you, but little time. I quite liked what you ...

Three weeks ago

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, ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) CORRECTION/Media Advisory: Infrastructure Canada Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure event regarding the Highway 102 Aerotech connector with Darrell Samson, Member of Parliament for Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-311 It does do that. Is it symbolic or not? I'm not sure, but it shows that for the 150th anniversary, we are now legalizing it and ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-311 Thank you. I hope you're going to have an opportunity on April 9 to go to Vimy Ridge to participate in that very important day. Since ...

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. Dear friends, it's always a pleasure to welcome you to discuss such important issues. Thank you for being with us ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Issues Related to the Enumeration of Rights-Holders Under Section 23 of the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for being here. We always enjoy hearing from witnesses who can give us information that directly reflects the people in ...

Spoke in the House on Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Madam Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Brampton South. The bill before is an extremely important one. We have a health ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities Thank you for being here, and for your comments. I'll be honest with you, I am perplexed. In the bureau's description, it says that the organization ...

Spoke at the Official Languages committee on Study on the Translation Bureau Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I thank the witnesses for being here today. I must say that this is good news. This is a new ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Black History Month Mr. Speaker, it is a great pleasure for me to stand today in recognition of Black History Month. It is a time to reflect and to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Holidays Act Madam Speaker, I am very pleased to rise in the House today to speak to the proposed bill. I would like to thank the hon. member ...

Spoke in the House on Youth in Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook Madam Speaker, it is a pleasure to stand today to speak about the youth in my riding of Sackville—Preston—Chezzetcook. Whether it be the inaugural meeting with ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Pension Plan Madam Speaker, I am extremely pleased to rise today to speak to our bill on the Canada pension plan. I am from Nova Scotia and represent ...

Mentioned by TheWeeklyNews.ca Secret shortlist adds to uproar in Atlantic Canada... OTTAWA — The secret short list of judicial candidates for a controversial Supreme Court of Canada nomination has five names on it including two from Atlantic Canada, a Liberal MP has revealed. Darrell Samson, a Nova Scotia MP in Justin Trudeau's ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Secret short list adds to uproar in Atlantic Canada over Supreme Court nominees Nova Scotia Liberal MP Darrell Samson insisted Friday he had no insider knowledge of who was on the shortlist to be the next Supreme Court justice, but gleaned the numbers from comments made by the government in the House of Commons. (Andrew ...

Mentioned by Hamilton Spectator Secret shortlist adds to uproar in Atlantic Canada over Supreme Court nominees OTTAWA — The secret short list of judicial candidates for a controversial Supreme Court of Canada nomination has five names on it including two from Atlantic Canada, a Liberal MP has revealed. Darrell Samson, a Nova Scotia MP in Justin Trudeau's ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Media Advisory: Cross-Canada Official Languages Consultations 2016 The Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board; Darrell Samson, Member of Parliament (Sackville-Preston-Chezzetcook); and Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament (Halifax), will accompany Mr. Boissonnault. Media representatives will have an ...