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  • His favourite word is fishery.

Liberal MP for Avalon (Newfoundland & Labrador)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter We are so fortunate to have the ability to participate in this historical fishery, so your part and be a responsibl… https://t.co/ibKXEt31LG

Posted on Twitter Keep on dreaming @NickWhalenMP ... I have my own team, with my own name! #GoRedWaves https://t.co/AceWNkD4FN

Two days ago

Mentioned by Dredging Today Canada Invests Over $12 Million Harbor Improvements Yesterday, Jonathan Wilkinson, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, and Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Avalon announced that the Government of Canada is investing over $12 million over two years in small craft harbor ...

Three days ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Small craft harbours get big cash for upgrades Several small craft harbours in Newfoundland and Labrador have been identified as getting a slice of the $40-million pie of federal funds. Federal Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson and Avalon MP Ken McDonald were at the Foxtrap Harbour on Tuesday ...

Posted on Twitter Thrilled that @JonathanWNV was able to visit the Foxtrap Harbour in @TownofCBS today to announce over $12 million w… https://t.co/plU723idoq

This week

Posted on Twitter Join @JonathanWNV and I tomorrow at the Foxtrap Harbour in @TownofCBS for an announcement on @DFO_NL small craft Ha… https://t.co/m0NC8Kxgj1

Posted on Twitter Beautiful weather & great events in Avalon including the Tea Party held by the Placentia Area Historical Society at… https://t.co/lTuAl7e8Sz

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Want to contribute to better science and share your catch with @DFO_NL, check out this opportunity. The more data,… https://t.co/Ptz7ocSF9z

Mentioned by Markets Insider Residents of Avalon Peninsula to benefit from improved public infrastructure Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Avalon, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador; and his Worship, Mike Doyle, ...

Mentioned by The Telegram Premier highlights roads, water, wastewater spending for Avalon towns Joined by Avalon MP Ken McDonald and Harbour Main MHA Betty Parsley, Premier Dwight Ball spoke the need for such investments to ensure people living on the Avalon Peninsula enjoy a better quality of life. “Through development of these projects, ...

Mentioned by VOCM Premier to Make Funding Announcement Tomorrow Premier Dwight Ball will be at the Conception Bay Centre tomorrow morning for another funding announcement on infrastructure. Ball says tomorrow's announcement will benefit communities in the region. Avalon MP Ken McDonald, Harbour Main MHA Betty ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Supporting Arts, Culture and Multiculturalism in Newfoundland and Labrador ... Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage, was in Bay Roberts to highlight the support provided by the Government of Canada to arts, culture and multiculturalism organizations. He was accompanied by Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament (Avalon).

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Summer Jobs Mr. Speaker, as the school year winds down, kids across the country are gearing up for their jam-packed summer vacations. Students from kindergarten to post-secondary have ...

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Department of Fisheries ... Thank you. You mentioned earlier in some testimony that DFO science is partnering with Norway in looking at oil spill cleanup and how they do things. ...

Spoke in the House on Instruction to Committee on Bill C-71 Mr. Speaker, I compliment the member on his speech. He does not speak often in the House, but his speech was of great interest, and I ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-68 Madam Chair, I am moving this amendment. It basically says that clause 22 should be amended by replacing line 22 on page 20 with the following: ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Labour Code Madam Speaker, it is my understanding if someone sees something inappropriate, whether it be physical harassment or sexual harassment, that unless the person it is happening ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-68 Thank you, Madam Chair. Again, thank you to our witnesses, both here in person and by video conference. I want to continue a little bit with ...

Spoke in the House on William Morrow Mr. Speaker, today I rise to recognize the life of a great member of our community in Avalon and a strong and devoted Liberal, William Morrow, ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-68 Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to our witnesses who are appearing in person, and of course, Mr. Sullivan, who's appearing by video conference. It's good ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-68 On the east coast, with regard to owner-operators—being from there, this is something I hear from fishermen and from the FFAW, the union that represents them—they ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-68 Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to our witnesses, in person and by video conference. Mr. Post, it was interesting to hear you talk about how ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-68 Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you to our witnesses for appearing here today. I know that some of you have been here several times before committee. ...

Spoke in the House on Endangered Whales Mr. Speaker, I want to build on an earlier question with regard to whether it is too late for action. Would the member not agree that ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas and Atlantic Canada Commercial Vessel Length ... Yes, thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll be brief. I'll start with a comment. Ms. Perry and I spent a bit of time in the airport yesterday ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Mr. Speaker, as the minister knows, I sit on the Standing Committee of Fisheries and Oceans. We studied this and heard from witnesses and groups from ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Madam Speaker, I would like to start my speech today by congratulating my former colleague, the hon. Judy Foote, on today's announcement. She has been named ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Mr. Speaker, I rise today in support of the proposed Fisheries Act amendments which would introduce key measures to ensure our fishery resources are available for ...