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Liberal MP for Thunder Bay—Rainy River (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 44% of the vote.

Today

Posted on Twitter A standing ovation for the @PPS_SPP, and all parliamentary personnel, in the House yesterday! Thank you all for the… https://t.co/cI3EaMjOrL

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Parliamentary Personnel Mr. Speaker, as we approach the end of the year and the closing of Centre Block, I would like to take this time, on behalf of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #978 on Bill C-21 Amend the Customs

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #977 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Voted Yes on Vote #976 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Congratulations Minister MacAulay on your 30 years of service to Canadians! @ Parliament of Canada https://t.co/DBSd4pAo2j

Posted on Twitter Je suis honoré d'annoncer que je serai le candidat du Parti libéral en 2019, afin de représenter Thunder Bay--Rainy… https://t.co/Dr4plvNYc6

Posted on Twitter Honoured to be the 2019 Liberal Party candidate for Thunder Bay—Rainy River. Thank you to everyone who came out to… https://t.co/442nHRvQbB

Posted on Twitter Happy to be highlighting the Baudette-Rainy River Int'l Bridge for #TradeDiversificationWeek. This bridge is under… https://t.co/ArDd5Fz7eX

Mentioned by Tbnewswatch.com Rusnak to run for Liberals in TB-Rainy River THUNDER BAY – Don Rusnak will seek a second term for the Liberals in Thunder Bay-Rainy River. The first-term MP on Thursday night was acclaimed to run for the party in the Northern Ontario riding, the first candidate to officially have his name on the ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Liberal Party to nominate Don Rusnak as candidate for 2019 federal election After serving nearly three years as the Member of Parliament for the Thunder Bay — Rainy River district, Don Rusnak will be nominated as the Liberal candidate in the same riding for next year's federal election in October. Officials from the Liberal ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Congratulations Jim on all you've accomplished and a well deserved retirement! As Ontario's only FN member of Parl… https://t.co/UG1XMA22Ld

Mentioned by Tbnewswatch.com Rusnak to accept federal Liberal nod in TB-Rainy River Don Rusnak. Thunder Bay-Rainy River Liberal MP Don Rusnak on Friday, March 3, 2017 helps launch Research and Innovation Week at Lakehead University (Leith Dunick, tbnewswatch.com). THUNDER BAY – Liberal MP Don Rusnak will seek a second ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Rainy River, Ont., to hire economic development officer for 3 years thanks to FedNor funding Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay– ​Rainy River, Don Rusnak, made an announcement on Tuesday that the federal government will invest a total of $270,000 to help the Town of Rainy River and the Townships of Lake of the Woods and Dawson, hire ...

Mentioned by Mirage News Building and strengthening the economy of the Rainy River region for long-term success The funding was announced today by Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for FedNor. The EDO ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, just last month, my colleague's private member's bill, Bill C-326, which focuses on drinking water guidelines in Canada, moved to the Senate for first ...

Mentioned by Mirage News Fostering research, commercialization and business development in Northwestern Ontario The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay–Superior North, and Don Rusnak, Member of Parliament for Thunder Bay—Rainy River, made the announcement today ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Secret Path Mr. Speaker, October 23 concludes the second anniversary of the launch of the Secret Path, a 2016 multimedia project by Gord Downie and graphic artist Jeff ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Madam Speaker, we recognize that mental health challenges facing indigenous people, particularly youth, are deep-rooted and complex. We recognize that implementation and delivery of our programs ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, community members are our absolute priority. We have been working with public safety, national defence, and the Canadian Red Cross to ensure that the ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, everyone, including first nation governments, support transparency and accountability. We held 27 engagement sessions from coast to coast to coast, and heard clearly from ...

Spoke in the House on Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School Mr. Speaker, today a group of students from Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School in Thunder Bay are visiting Parliament Hill. DFC is a unique school that ...

Spoke in the House on Historic Sites and Monuments Act Madam Speaker, I stand today to express the support of our government for Bill C-374,, an act to amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act, composition ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under Canadian High Arctic Research Station and ... As the minister may well know, and likely knows, the Chiefs of Ontario are having their special assembly here in Ottawa this week. I'll be meeting ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Economic Growth in the Territories Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'm going to give a bit of my time to Mr. Tootoo. First, I'm from an area of the country where we ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy I sit here frustrated a lot of the time. Just saying “chronic underfunding”.... I've said this before and I got in trouble for it, but I ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Thank you for coming today. I'm going to echo my colleague Michael McLeod. Seeing indigenous professionals, I think we need to encourage that more. It's going ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Default Management and Prevention Policy Thank you, Grand Chief, for being here today. I worked in your territory back in a past life, when I worked for the Manitoba government in ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Votes 1c and 10c under Department of Indian ... I'm probably going to sound like a broken record over the next couple of months, as my broken rib, thanks to my Conservative colleagues, heals up. ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities One of the things we heard on Tuesday from two chiefs testifying before this committee was that there are not only short-term problems that need to ...

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Suicide Among Indigenous Peoples and Communities In Saskatchewan, regarding health delivery, with the coordination between the first nation organizations, the provincial system, and the federal system, are there recommendations for improvement? Are ...