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Liberal MP for Dartmouth—Cole Harbour (Nova Scotia)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Back in #Ottawa for an #NDDN meeting today. Landed in one heck of a thunderstorm! So dark out! We circled for an ho… https://t.co/WY31DzsSZb

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter The sun appears to be partially eclipsed by the trees. That's all I see......and why have I been humming Carly Simo… https://t.co/Ozr30GtuuM

Posted on Twitter Parked behind this fella today! Gotta love @The80s_Baby @The80sCruise @TheEightiesRule @The_80s_Man #eighties #80's https://t.co/2WfXXO2cpt

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Grand opening of the new #Dartmouth #Pickleball courts in #Woodlawn. @PickleballCentr https://t.co/DJcOlxttDB

This week

Posted on Twitter Bread by Birdies in #Dartmouth, @NSCraftBeers and #cider @MeanderRiver and brewery in #westhants at the… https://t.co/dUS5RXK3Q7

Posted on Twitter First annual #Feast event at @coleharbourfarm looking forward to a great night in the Rose and Kettle Tearoom.… https://t.co/57OoCEYkwd

A month ago

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Why is Ottawa trying to move Atlantic Canada's artifacts to Quebec? Update, Aug. 10, 2017: Darren Fisher, the MP for Dartmouth—Cole Harbour, has announced on Twitter that the Dartmouth archeology lab will remain open. As Canada celebrates 150 years of Confederation, academics and community leaders in Atlantic ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Mondaq News Alerts (registration) Canada: National Light Bulb Disposal Strategy To Be Introduced The impact the above practice has on the environment is staggering. Dartmouth-Cole Harbour MP Darren Fisher explains that, "about 1,150 kilograms of mercury end up in Canadian landfills each year, and can contaminate the environment." Considering that ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Acadians and Francophones in Nova Scotia to Benefit from $1.8 Million in Federal Funding HALIFAX, June 29, 2017 /CNW/ - Darren Fisher, Member of Parliament (Dartmouth–Cole Harbour), on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced a contribution of $1,842,500 over five years to the Fédération ...

Mentioned by The Digby Courier Monkey business done right: handmade sock monkeys are casting off Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with the Canada 150 sock monkey, named William, taken by Dartmouth – Cole Harbour MP Darren Fisher. ©Submitted. DIGBY, NS – When Sherrie Kearney first saw a sock monkey, she hated it. Advertisement. Now, she creates ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca NS MP's bright idea led to national strategy on bulbs Canada will soon have a plan for the safe and environmentally friendly disposal of light bulbs containing mercury, thanks to a Nova Scotia MP. Dartmouth-Cole Harbour MP Darren Fisher's “bright idea” private member's bill passed through the House of ...

Mentioned by CTV News NS MP introduces bill to change the way Canadians dispose of light bulbs A Nova Scotia MP is hoping to change the way Canadians dispose of light bulbs with a private member's bill. Darren Fisher -- who represents Dartmouth-Cole Harbour -- is behind Bill C-238, a strategy for the safe disposal of light bulbs containing mercury.

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

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)

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada`s Defence Policy Review Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Minister, for being here. I always appreciate your feedback in response to our questions. Congratulations on releasing the ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development - Spring ... Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Thank you, folks, for being here today. I appreciate the information you're providing us. I want to talk to Ms. ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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

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 ...

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 ...

More than three 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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