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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.

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Fisheries committee and I are travelling on the west coast (BC & MB) and Ontario this week. Today has been fantasti… https://t.co/7sj4Fi2Ofa

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Great to have Minister O’Regan in Conception Bay South today for recognition of 100th Anniversary of Tommy Ricketts… https://t.co/wCcmJgR4nF

This week

Posted on Twitter So proud to be a part of this Citizenship Ceremony this morning here at the Signal Hill Campus of Memorial Universi… https://t.co/yxJJkoYpd8

Posted on Twitter One of the best things about being the MP for Avalon is that I get to meet some wonderful people like Elizabeth Sta… https://t.co/YuigWe9ZJB

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Got the chance to meet and share some pizza with 7 exchange students studying in @TownofCBS this year! They’re here… https://t.co/cvFQWsimIN

Posted on Twitter Great news Dominic! https://t.co/9Tmssbngl6

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, we can all agree that a lot of has been said, and we understand the reason it has been said. In an answer just ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, my hon. colleague keeps referring to investment uncertainty in Canada when it comes to natural resources, especially the oil sector. If there is that ...

Spoke in the House on Accessible Canada Act Mr. Speaker, I was wondering if my colleague, as a member of Parliament, could tell this House what she sees as the greatest benefit of Bill ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on 100th Anniversary of The War Amps Mr. Speaker, this summer I had the chance to meet many incredible people throughout my riding. Today, I would like to recognize a young man I ...

Spoke in the House on Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership Implementation Act Madam Speaker, the member spoke about losing jobs and the risk of the unemployment statistics. The unemployment rate in my home province is 16%. Ocean Choice ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Conservatives, NDP dealing with internal feuds, upbeat Trudeau Liberals 'excited' for fall sitting “We're very excited, very excited, ready to go,” said rookie Liberal MP Ken McDonald (Avalon, N.L.) in an interview with The Hill Times at the Liberal summer caucus retreat in Saskatoon last week. “Everybody is saying the election is next October, some ...

Two months 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 ...

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 ...

Mentioned by The Compass 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 The Compass 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 Canada NewsWire (press release) 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, ...

More than three 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 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 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 ...