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Liberal MP for Avalon (Newfoundland & Labrador)

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter 1st of many #canada150 BBQs I'll be hosting in #Avalon this summer will be taking place in Bay Roberts on Wednesday… https://t.co/NtobEwPKiC

This week

Posted on Twitter Scientific evidence based decisions are now able to be made when it comes to protecting our oceans! Former Harper g… https://t.co/weKHbw6MUX

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Haven' a time at Squidfest in Holyrood! Thank you to organizers and volunteers #townofholyrood https://t.co/QHM3lBB0st

Posted on Twitter Congrats @townofholyrood on another fantastic #SquidFest! A gorgeous evening, wonderful music & the best people… https://t.co/tjkq3aqDXp

Posted on Twitter Charlotte is telling me to come on poppy I am ready for swimming! https://t.co/xuk1ZOK5ad

Posted on Twitter Great to attend the opening of the renovated community hall in Calvert. Thanks to the volunteers and CIP150 Funding! https://t.co/oArITPQ2If

A month ago

Didn't vote 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, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Residents to benefit from water and wastewater upgrades in Conception Bay South It also creates jobs and generates new economic opportunities to help strengthen the middle class across the country. Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Avalon, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, ...

Mentioned by The Telegram Holyrood Marina Park gets more than half million Tourism, Culture, Industry and Innovation Minister Christopher Mitchelmore, Harbour Main MHA Betty Parsley announced $345,950 on behalf of the province, and Avalon MP Ken McDonald announced $273,600, from the federal Department of Innovation, ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) DFO abandoning tags for Newfoundland and Labrador food fishery "The vast majority of people had no interest in tags," said Avalon MP Ken McDonald who announced the rules in Holyrood on Friday. Last year's move to extend the season by 14 days will be repeated, which means this year's season will once again be 46 ...

Mentioned by The Western Star Food fishery announced for Newfoundland and Labrador The food fishery will be 46 days long in the province this year, Avalon MP Ken McDonald announced Friday for the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Advertisement. The food fishery will open from July 15 to Aug. 6 and Sept. 23 to Oct. 1, as ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Port de Grave Fisherman's Weekend Mr. Speaker, every spring since 1992 the residents of the community of Port de Grave gather together prior to the start of fishing season to celebrate ...