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Liberal MP for Dartmouth—Cole Harbour (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 58% of the vote.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Minister @jimcarr_wpg just announced a $1M investment in #Tidal Energy project led by Offshore Energy Research Asso… https://t.co/eHMOfoUh06

Posted on Twitter Happy to welcome Minister @jimcarr_wpg to beautiful #Dartmouth - #ColeHarbour at the Bedford Institute of Oceanogra… https://t.co/JK35gdFIe7

Posted on Twitter We <3 @DT_Dartmouth Try visiting the Portland Street Creperie for breakfast &amp; head around the corner to the… https://t.co/8vcuRBr1MW

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

This week

Spoke in the House on Parliament Hill Staff Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize Parliament Hill. More than a collection of stone, mortar, wood, and nails, I rise on behalf of all Canadians ...

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Posted on Twitter I had the honour of thanking those who keep #Parliament running, &amp; the incredible staff across Canada who work tire… https://t.co/CUJyNJG55S

Posted on Twitter Listening to PM @JustinTrudeau announce that 100 Wellington in #Ottawa will be transformed into a Space for Indigen… https://t.co/SsXTFqchcN

Posted on Twitter Waiting for a very special #NADCanada Announcement in #Ottawa https://t.co/dDkDGQ3VDr

A week ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Briefing on Spring 2017 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you, Commissioner, for being here. I always enjoy your visits. There is so much in this report, and so much that ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Committee Business Thank you, Mr. Chair. I think that while this is well-meaning, we have a crazy packed agenda. We have so much stuff. We have the NATO ...

Spoke in the House on 2017 Stanley Cup Mr. Speaker, today I am so proud to rise and commend once again our Dartmouth—Cole Harbour hometown boy and three-time Stanley Cup champion, Sidney Crosby. Crosby ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 and Subject Matter ... Okay. For the Parks Canada folks, I assume you're aware of the generational opportunity in Halifax that is Birch Cove Lakes. You did talk about partnerships ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Who said that? Who said that? Nobody is saying that.

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Chair, as the previous Chair requested, I will be speaking for about eight to 10 minutes and then I will have a handful of questions ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, mental health awareness and improvements matter to me both as a parent and as a parliamentarian. We have been hosting mental health town halls ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, Votes 1, ... Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Thank you, Minister and team, for being here today. Thank you for acknowledging the work we've done to come up ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the fourth report of the Standing Committee on National Defence in relation to its ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Committee Business We have a phrase that we use sometimes, “Nothing About Us Without Us”. I would encourage you to reach out. Ten years ago, 12 years ago, ...

Spoke in the House on Shearwater East Dartmouth Minor Hockey Association As Mr. Speaker knows, it is SEDMHA season in Dartmouth. I rise to commend the incredible volunteers who organize the premier minor hockey tournament in eastern ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing by the Commissioner of the Communications Security Establishment Thank you very much, and thank you, gentlemen, for being here. I'm going to stay on a line of questioning that's already been brought up by ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Vote 1c under Communications Security Establishment, Votes 1c ... Thank you, Minister, for being here. Thank you, Dom, Ron, John, Claude, and André for joining us as well to provide background detail. Minister, the government ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I would like to welcome the hon. member back to the House after a few days away in Washington talking about the issues he ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Votes 1c and 10c under Department of Indian ... Thank you very much, Madam Chair. I'm happy to fill in. Thank you, Minister, to you and your team for being here. Minister, you know I ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Mercury-filled light bulb disposal soon to be federally regulated "I think everyone can agree that what we're doing right now just isn't working," said Darren Fisher, the MP for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour. "All of these light bulbs are currently going in the garbage." He said the CFLs end up in landfills, shatter and ...

Mentioned by Canadian Skies Home » Press Releases » Canadian Coast Guard accepts new light-lift helicopter in Shearwater Darren Fisher, Member of Parliament for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour, was at the Canadian Coast Guard hangar at 12 Wing Shearwater in Dartmouth, N.S., to inspect the Coast Guard's newest light helicopter, the Bell 429. The helicopter is used to support Coast ...

Mentioned by Canadian Skies Canadian Coast Guard accepts new light-lift helicopter in Shearwater Darren Fisher, Member of Parliament for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour, was at the Canadian Coast Guard hangar at 12 Wing Shearwater in Dartmouth, N.S., to inspect the Coast Guard's newest light helicopter, the Bell 429. The helicopter is used to support Coast ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca A Dartmouth legion is receiving $35000 in federal and provincial money for a new heating, ventilation and air ... Darren Fisher, the MP for Dartmouth-Cole Harbour, said the Canada 150 money is about reinvesting in community infrastructure across the country. "It's about families having local places to learn and spend some precious time," he said. "It's about ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-238 An Act respecting the development of a national strategy for the safe disposal of lamps containing mercury

Mentioned by Dal News From bridges to fishes: Government of Canada announces six new Canada Research Chairs at Dal Left-to-right: Aldo Chircop, Megan Bailey, Darren Fisher (MP for Dartmouth–Cole Harbour), The Honourable Anne MacLellan (Dal Chancellor), The Honourable Navdeep Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development), The Honourable ...

Mentioned by Dal News From bridges to fishes: Government of Canada announces six new Canada Research Chairs at Dal Left-to-right: Aldo Chircop, Megan Bailey, Darren Fisher (MP for Dartmouth–Cole Harbour), The Honourable Anne MacLellan (Dal Chancellor), The Honourable Navdeep Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development), The Honourable ...