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Liberal MP for Avalon (Newfoundland & Labrador)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 56% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Trevor O'Keefe Mr. Speaker, Newfoundlanders and Labradorians are mourning the loss of Corporal Trevor O'Keefe, a 17-year veteran of the RCMP. He served in Clarenville and Bell Island, ...

This week

Posted on Twitter 2/2 It was such an honour to serve with such a principled man, Arnold, rest in peace my friend.

Posted on Twitter 1/2 It is with great sadness that our liberal family says good bye to our friend, colleague and incredible Member of Parliament Arnold Chan

A week ago

Posted on Twitter 2/2 that brings in a total of 10 million dollars of federal @CCG_GCC investment in our riding of #Avalon @DLeBlancNB @DFO_MPO

Posted on Twitter 1/2 We had a great day was we announced 4.7 million for Placentia Bay Coastal ecosystem restoration https://t.co/zMprivPPqg

Posted on Twitter I was thrilled to have Minister @DLeBlancNB In C.B.S today to announce the naming of the state of the art vessel,… https://t.co/TZdf9CfAOG

Posted on Twitter Our volunteer Firefighters play such an important role in rural Newfoundland and Labrador, unselfish dedication at… https://t.co/BTPccITev6

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by The Compass Argentia history exhibit reemerges at Marine Atlantic terminal Back row (l-r) Placentia Mayor Wayne Power Jr., Marine Atlantic CEO Paul Griffin, Avalon MP Ken McDonald, Placentia West-Bellevue MHA Mark Browne, Tourism Minister Christopher Mitchelmore. Cutting the cake are Clem O'Keefe and Ann McGrath.

A month ago

Mentioned by VOCM Town of Harbour Grace Receiving Funds to Attract Tourism The town of Harbour Grace is putting on a push to attract more tourists to the area and are getting some financial help from the Province and ACOA. MP Ken McDonald announced a $150,000 investment from ACOAs innovative communities fund for the towns ...

Mentioned by The Compass Harbour Grace receives funding for tourism project 11, Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Avalon, announced a $150,000 investment from ACOA's innovative communities fund for the town's project. Alongside this, MHA Pam Parsons followed up with an announcement for $37,000 in provincial funding.

Mentioned by The Compass Big money for Brigus projects boosting tourism Chatting, from the left, are Avalon MP Ken McDonald, Brigus Mayor Byron Rodway and Deputy Mayor Ralph Trickett. ©Andrew Robinson/The Compass. BRIGUS, NL — Efforts to enhance Brigus' long-acknowledged tourist appeal got a shot in the arm Friday ...

Three months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Spoke in the House on Amendments to Standing Orders Mr. Speaker, I will just highlight one thing that my hon. colleague spoke about, and he can answer for me. He spoke about the parliamentary secretaries ...

Mentioned by The Compass Carbonear dedicates new walking trail to first female council member The town of Carbonear held an event at the entrance to the new walking trail on Friday afternoon, June 16th, and saw around 40 people attend, including members of council and Ken McDonald, MP for the riding of Avalon. The new walking trail was ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas and Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. A special welcome to our three guests for appearing here this morning on this particular subject. My first question is to Dr. ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you again to our witnesses. Mr. Giraud, from you testimony, it's interesting to hear how you seemed to go out ...

Spoke in the House on Canada's 150th Anniversary Mr. Speaker, a beautiful spring in Newfoundland is not something that our province is known for, but this year Canada 150 initiatives are starting to bring ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas and Meeting Requested by Four Members ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our witnesses. Dr. Sumaila, you talked about the economics of the ocean. For me, being from Newfoundland, the furthest ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Widening Topsail Road will make travel safer and faster for thousands of residents in Paradise Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Newfoundland and Labrador, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable Dale Kirby, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development and His ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to our witnesses. Dr. Côté, I know my colleague was questioning the economic and social effects of establishing MPAs ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas As well, Mr. Kristianson, you mentioned that the consultation process has been really good with the various departments and with your group. Somewhere along the way ...

Spoke in the House on Public Service Labour Relations Act Madam Speaker, in listening to the President of the Treasury Board, it is important to remember that Bill C-7 represents a historic turning point for RCMP ...

Spoke in the House on Controlled Drugs and Substances Act Mr. Speaker, we are here today to discuss the amendments to Bill C-37, an act to amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Madam Speaker, the member started off by saying our government is removing things that were effective. I would like to comment on a couple of things ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas It's probably not a question so much as a statement, I guess. Thank you to both witnesses for appearing here today. We've had a good number ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas Thank you Mr. Chair. Thank you to our witnesses for appearing here today. It's interesting to hear some comments. I think it was Ms. Nowlan who ...

Spoke in the House on Privilege Madam Speaker, I will say that it was insightful to learn the rules of Calvin and Hobbes. I do not know when in the member's busy ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our guests. I'll probably be fairly quick. Mr. Richard, you mentioned the consultation process and the fact that there ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Madam Speaker, I welcome the opportunity today to speak in support of budget 2017 and all the work our government is doing that continues to build ...