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  • His favourite word is steel.

Independent MP for Regina—Lewvan (Saskatchewan)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 35% of the vote.

This week

Posted on Twitter To safeguard #canlab jobs and help reduce emissions, Ottawa should consider adjusting carbon pricing at the border,… https://t.co/KYFC33JkMM

Spoke in the House on Elections Modernization Act Merry Christmas, Mr. Speaker. The CCF agrees to apply, and will vote yes.

Voted Yes on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted Yes on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Voted No on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Posted on Twitter This week, @CUPW filed a constitutional challenge to back-to-work legislation. From @JustinTrudeau’s chair, I had… https://t.co/0gy92g0Fed

Didn't vote on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Posted on Twitter With Centre Block closing for a decade of renovations after Parliament rises this week, MPs assembled for a group p… https://t.co/GiHBAqxyR7

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @EmmaLGraney She’s right to seek a better Fiscal Stabilization Program, rather than just criticizing Equalization.… https://t.co/f7N8x2aVkb

Posted on Twitter When I asked the Minister of Transport in #QP about restoring @VIA_Rail service to Regina, he insisted it “does pas… https://t.co/qf13PcZuNN

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, the government says it will consider helping Alberta buy tanker cars. That is welcome news and I trust that the same offer will be ...

Posted on Twitter @curryb Enhancing the Fiscal Stabilization Program could provide more direct benefit to oil-producing provinces:… https://t.co/W3gpQOIQ10

Spoke in the House on Appropriation Act No. 3, 2018-19 Mr. Speaker, the CCF agrees to apply the vote and will vote no.

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, Canada's first ministers are meeting this Friday, but the crisis in our energy sector was left off the agenda. The premiers of Saskatchewan and ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 The CCF agrees to apply the vote and will vote no.

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, USMCA, CUSMA, MUSCA, as we hear these strange new acronyms for the deal signed this morning, we might prefer the sound of Muzak. Certainly, ...

Spoke in the House on Steel Industry Mr. Speaker, earlier this month I asked about the structural steel construction of the new LNG Canada facility. After determining that China was dumping and subsidizing ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, the CCF is pleased to confirm that there is unanimous consent to apply and will be voting no.

Mentioned by Hill Times Why feds should consider a carbon tariff To safeguard jobs and ensure that our carbon pricing helps to reduce global emissions, we should adjust the carbon levy at the border, writes Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, pictured in this file photo. The Hill Times ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Hill Times Why feds should consider a carbon tariff To safeguard jobs and ensure that our carbon pricing helps to reduce global emissions, we should adjust the carbon levy at the border, writes Saskatchewan MP Erin Weir. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, pictured, and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Post Under the Dome: Weird not seeing Weir at convention - Regina Leader Regina-Lewvan and former NDP MP Erin Weir posted on social media a photo of him with a group of supporters, some of whom were once, long ago, NDP MLAs in the province. It came with the caption, “The Saskatchewan NDP convention wrapped up in ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times Saskatchewan NDP riding associations frustrated with party's lack of communication: internal document Months later, that frustration hasn't subsided, say some association members, though others see greater fault in the reaction from provincial players who won't let the party move past the leader's decision to expel from caucus Regina-area MP Erin Weir ...

Mentioned by Saskatoon StarPhoenix Former Weir campaign volunteer 'disappointed' by MPs actions She was one of roughly 30 volunteers, employees and constituents living in Weir's riding who say they are “disgusted by Erin Weir's behaviour,” in a letter attached to a petition calling for the MP's resignation. Many of the signees self-identify as ...

Mentioned by Calgary Herald Andrew Coyne: MPs wouldn't need to cross the floor if a party leader wasn't all powerful That age-old issue is once again in play, with the expulsion of one MP, the NDP's Erin Weir, from his caucus and the departure of another, Liberal Leona Alleslev, from hers. So far as MPs are elected as individuals, they should presumably be free to ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business Thanks. I'd like to explore the link between aboriginal procurement and the delivery of services in aboriginal communities. The current federal government policy has mandatory set-asides ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in Federal Procurement Okay. Something that is sometimes required in government procurement is that the supplier has some history of already having sold to governments, or perhaps even that ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in Federal Procurement Okay. There have been some major IT projects in the federal government that haven't gone very well—the Phoenix pay system, Shared Services, the Canada.ca initiative—and one ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) in Federal Procurement Thanks very much. Our fearless analysts have called our attention to a recent OECD study, which found that Canada has quite a high rate of small ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Privacy of Canadians at Airports, Borders and Travelling in the United States ... I'm struck by the fact that the credit monitoring industry does not seem to be very competitive. You mentioned three major companies in the United States ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business Thanks very much. As I think everyone knows, the federal government is splitting INAC into two different departments: Crown-Indigenous Relations on the one hand, and Indigenous ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Phoenix Payroll System, Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 1b under Canadian Transportation ... Thanks. I'd like to reinforce something that Mr. McCauley said about the frustration that we have as MPs in not having tools to help constituents with ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business That's quite an interesting point from a government operations perspective. Certainly, it's a question of whether we are viewing first nations procurement as part of meeting ...