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Liberal MP for Dartmouth—Cole Harbour (Nova Scotia)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter @JMBlais1 It was great to see you my friend!

Posted on Twitter Nope, @JMBlais1 doesn't make exceptions for MPs. Better not let that meter expire!!!!! #hfxpoli #Halifax https://t.co/t5mgPH2Iqq

Posted on Twitter FYI: My Week on Welfare screening June 1st 6PM Halifax North Memorial Public Library 2285 Gottingen Street

Posted on Twitter With @MarcGarneau at the @halifaxchamber. He's here to discuss Bill C-49, The Transportation Modernization Act.… https://t.co/OHugrIWMDO

Posted on Twitter Happy to have Minister @MarcGarneau in town today! #Halifax

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Our thoughts are with the people of Manchester. Here's information for Canadians in need of assistance in… https://t.co/Lh2lm86OFJ

This week

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Three weeks 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 ...

Two 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 ...

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 in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, believe it or not, but March will soon be upon us. In a few days, we will be celebrating International Women's Day and recognizing ...

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 ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Suicide Mortality in the Canadian Armed Forces Thank you very much, Mr. Chair; and thanks again, gentlemen. I'm going to go to a little happier topic. It's about some of the things you're ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much, Mr. Jennings, for being here and sharing your perspective. It's probably no surprise that I'm going ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thanks, folks, for being here. I think we've seen that many of us have the same questions, the same types ...

Spoke in the House on Volunteerism Mr. Speaker, I rise today to commend a pillar of our community in Dartmouth—Cole Harbour, Mr. John Burton. This is a man who would work all ...

Spoke in the House on National Sickle Cell Awareness Day Mr. Speaker, I am delighted to rise today to speak to Bill S-211, an act respecting national sickle cell awareness day. Senator Jane Cordy, from my ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on An Act respecting the development of a national strategy for the safe and environmentally sound disposal of lamps containing mercury Mr. Speaker, I am sure I will not need a full five minutes. I will say that I am truly humbled to rise again in this ...

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 ...