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  • His favourite word is china.

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

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter #DentalCare4All https://t.co/hf466W5dUc

Posted on Twitter Very pleased to attend the ribbon cutting for the #ForgottenCorner in @townoflbmcoc on the corner of Savage Creek R… https://t.co/l1gwfDmxaf

This week

Posted on Twitter In addition to Muskrat Falls, the Liberal govt needs to do much more in supporting energy security in the country.… https://t.co/e28r5M9jYY

Posted on Twitter The agreement will not stop the already high rates from increasing. CAN's help amounts to support for a sustainable… https://t.co/yMSjwUyMLg

Posted on Twitter It’s been the @NDP position over several election cycles that this should be transferred to NL. The significant cos… https://t.co/gcjhag3nRa

Posted on Twitter It’s important to note that the majority of the fiscal support comes from the unintended windfall that Canada recei… https://t.co/1eT55ICsFF

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Points of Order Mr. Speaker, what has been presented today, particularly with the government taking the action of bringing the matter before the Federal Court of Canada, I would ...

Voted No on Vote #182 on Bill C-269 Amend the Fisheries Act (prohibition — deposit of raw sewage)

Voted Yes on Vote #183 Fifth report of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development

Voted Yes on Vote #184 on Bill C-206 Amend the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act (qualifying farming fuel)

Voted Yes on Vote #185 on Bill C-30 Implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on April 19, 2021 and other ...

Voted Yes on Vote #175 on Bill C-6 Amend the Criminal Code (conversion therapy)

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Committee Business and Canada-China Relations Thank you, Chair. Mr. Cardy, in our province, Newfoundland and Labrador—and I suspect in most provinces—the Department of Education takes a very close scrutiny of and ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2021, No. 1 Madam Speaker, the hon. member talked a lot about the recovery, but we are still in the middle of the pandemic. We hear constantly about the ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Mr. Speaker, I wish to intervene, first, on the point of order raised by the government House leader, but also to speak to the question of ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, Canadians are coming to a greater understanding of the role that the RCMP and policing in general have and continue to play in perpetuating ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Ideologically Motivated Violent Extremism Thank you, Chair. I want to thank both witnesses for coming before us today. It's difficult to find the words to express the shock we all ...

Spoke in the House on Federal Dental Care Plan Madam Speaker, I am very pleased to rise today to conclude debate on this very important motion, which calls for the establishment of a federal dental ...

Spoke in the House on Members Not Seeking Re-election to the 44th Parliament Mr. Speaker, I want to thank you, the House leaders and the whips for organizing this event this evening, to give me and the others who ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Canada-China Relations Thank you, Chair. First of all, I want to thank Mr. Chong for his very clear and correct interpretation of the role of the NSICOP and ...

Spoke in the House on Public Safety Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the public safety committee heard that the continued use of solitary confinement in Canadian prisons amounts to torture under international law. Black and ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Current Situation in Federal Prisons in Relation to Correctional Service Canada’s Response ... Thank you. I would agree with most of what Mr. Lightbound said. Yes, we have heard, in recent weeks, in fact, about the climate of fear ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Madam Speaker, on a point of order, I believe there is consent that I be given an opportunity to intervene on the question of privilege raised ...

Spoke at the Canada-China Relations committee on Committee Business and Canada-China Relations Well, I'm glad to hear that. I have some sympathy for what Mr. Oliphant is saying, in that we are in the process of undertaking a ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on the Current Situation in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Thank you very much. Thank you, sir, for joining us, and thank you to all of the witnesses. First of all, let me say at the ...

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on Final Report on the Implementation of the Merlo Davidson Settlement Agreement Thank you, Chair. Thank you, Mr. Minister, for joining us. I know your colleague from Dartmouth—Cole Harbour called you Bill. I'm happy to do that in ...

Spoke at the Foreign Affairs committee on Briefing on the Current Situation in Ukraine I'm glad that's appreciated. I know many Canadians have affection for Ukraine and Ukrainian people. I wanted to follow up on Mr. Bergeron's question about the ...

More than three months ago

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.