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  • His favourite word is military.

NDP MP for St. John's East (Newfoundland & Labrador)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 47% of the vote.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, this being my first full speech in the House, I would like to thank the people of St. John's East for giving me the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #3 2nd reading of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #2 Concurrence in estimates

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Resumption of Debate on Address in Reply Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to be able to speak once again in the House of Commons as the representative of St. John's East. I want ...

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Great story about the Bell Island Co-op Bakery. Congratulations on the 30 years @KenJKavanagh, Jennifer, Pat & ever… https://t.co/vUpQ5TCpgB

Posted on Twitter @RyanAlanNL Thanks for posting this story and letting us know.

Posted on Twitter Impressive crowd ⁦@MunicipalNL⁩ for early morning. Glad to attend and listen to the concerns of communities.… https://t.co/8Ip2KFAKik

A month ago

Posted on Twitter We are fighting to deliver what people need: Pharmacare & dental care, real climate action, reconciliation and good… https://t.co/HYW8IPcurP

Posted on Twitter Thank you @KenJKavanagh very special. https://t.co/1k8Y0C8jIX

More than three months ago

Posted on Twitter PTSD affects so many: soldiers, sexual abuse survivors, first responders. All walks of life. Awareness good: Support better. #BellLetsTalk

Mentioned by VOCM 'I'm So Fuddle-Duddle Happy I Could Fuddle-Duddle Cry': Whalen Takes St. John ... Nick Whalen seemed just as surprised as the rest of the province when he squeaked out a 648 vote win over Jack Harris to be the new MP for St. John's East. All the polls leading up to the election had projected a major win for Harris, but voters in St ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Jack Harris 'surprised' after being ousted by Nick Whalen in St. John's East Harris said Monday night's loss wasn't expected. 'You have to respect that and people have their right to make the decision to have whoever they want to represent them.' - Jack Harris. "I've got to say I am surprised, I'm surprised to see the results ...

Mentioned by The Telegram NDP acknowledges defeat; loses two NL seats Like Jack Harris,” Cleary interrupted, with an eruption of supporting cheers from the crowd. There was a large anti-Harper vote, they agreed. And the majority broke Liberal. “I've never voted for anybody else, from the time I was 19,” said a stunned ...

Mentioned by VOCM Whalen, O'Regan Topple NDP Incumbents Nick Whalen seemed just as surprised as the rest of the province when he squeaked out a 648 vote win over Jack Harris to be the new MP for St. John's East. All the polls leading up to the election had projected a major win for Harris, but voters in St ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Jack Harris concedes defeat to Nick Whalen as Liberals sweep NL NDP incumbent Jack Harris has conceded defeat to Liberal candidate Nick Whalen in St. John's East, as the federal election wraps up in Newfoundland and Labrador Monday night. "I'm so fuddle duddle happy, I could fuddle duddle cry," Whalen told ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Jack Harris, Nick Whalen deal feisty exchanges at St. John's East debate While four parties were represented, the debate turned into a fiery battle between Liberal Nick Whalen and NDP incumbent Jack Harris. Oops... We ran into a problem loading .... has first opening statement. He's been MP in SJ East since 2008 #cbcnldebate.

Spoke in the House on Correctional Service Canada Mr. Speaker, Veronica Park died in April while serving a three-year sentence at the Nova Institution for Women a few days after complaining of respiratory problems. ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing on Operation IMPACT and Operation REASSURANCE That's a commitment I will assure you that this side of the House and many Canadians will want to follow up on, on a regular basis. ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to the United Nations Chiefs of Defence Conference of March 26-27, 2015, at the United Nations headquarters in New York City, and the absence ...

Spoke in the House on Ethics Mr. Speaker, the Senate is a bastion of entitlement, yet the Conservatives have thrown up their hands and given up. The change is not only possible, ...

Spoke in the House on Newfoundland Military Service in World War II Mr. Speaker, I rise to mark the 75th anniversary of the deployment of some of Newfoundland and Labrador's finest and bravest in World War II. Twenty-five ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House moved that the fourth report of the Standing Committee on National Defence presented on Thursday, June 12, 2014, be concurred in. Mr. Speaker, it is my ...

Spoke in the House on National Defence Mr. Speaker, it is simply irresponsible for the minister to allow DND to try to reduce the targets of recruiting women in the Canadian Armed Forces, ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Recreational Fishing in Canada Thank you both for your presentations this morning. I'm Jack Harris, MP for St. John's East, and I'm sitting in today for Robert Chisholm. He's asked ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Committee Business and Briefing on the External Review into Sexual Misconduct and ... Madame Deschamps, perhaps you could help me with this. You would have learned a lot about military culture. One of things you would have learned about, ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Main Estimates 2015-16: Vote 1 under COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY ESTABLISHMENT, Vote 1 under ... Thank you. I hope that we'll be able to deal with that motion later today. To move to another point, again and again I'm finding, regarding ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America, Order in Council Appointment of Greta Bossenmaier to ... I appreciate your comments on the efficiency with which the C-17s and the C-130Js were purchased. I understand that these are production models that were purchased. ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America I was going to start with him and then come to me, but we'll leave him to the end. I'm interested in your responsibility for search ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2014-15: Vote 1c under COMMUNICATIONS SECURITY ESTABLISHMENT, Vote 1c ... Mr. Minister, you started partly with expressing your condolences to the family of Sergeant Doiron. I have already, on many occasions, done that publicly and would ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Defence of North America I thank you for pointing that out. I had made note of that. Thank you for the specificity in what you think is the priority. In ...