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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

Voted Yes on Vote #978 on Bill C-21 Amend the Customs

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 18th report of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans entitled, “Protection and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #977 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Voted Yes on Vote #976 on Bill C-51 Amend the Criminal Code and the Department of Justice Act and to make consequential amendments ...

This week

Posted on Twitter It’s great spending time on the The Salvation Army CBS Corps Christmas Kettle again today. I’m meeting some kind pe… https://t.co/P0XKTofzSG

Posted on Twitter Trudy and I had such a lovely time last night during the Annual Port de Grave Boat Lighting event. Certainly a tre… https://t.co/qg445EhgY1

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Posted on Twitter Wow! How awesome is this!? Meghan Arnott just dropped by to show me the Gold medal she won for Special Olympics Bow… https://t.co/5qnSv4yAPn

Posted on Twitter Lovely to see so many people in the spirt of giving today as I spent some time on the @SalvationCBS Army Christmas… https://t.co/lqt9P9PWdC

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to @DestinationSJ and @ShorefastFI on being recipients of 2018 Canadian Tourism Awards last night.… https://t.co/8RDheWm4vb

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 17th report of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans, entitled “Supplementary Estimates ...

Spoke in the House on An Act to Provide for the Resumption and Continuation of Postal Services Madam Speaker, in listening to the debate today, I will say there is a difference between being the third party or the opposition party and being ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, my colleague opposite mentioned that the Prime Minister has a talent for acting and that he uses it here in the House. However, I ...

Posted on Twitter In the @TownofPlacentia today with MHA Sherry Gambin-Walsh for a funding announcement of $310,000 designed to stimu… https://t.co/ZJhFKAj2TR

Mentioned by Mirage News Supporting Economic Development in the Placentia Bay Region Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Avalon, on behalf of the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Minister responsible for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA), and the Honourable ...

A month ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Placentia boat owners want harbour authority dissolved Wayne Fulford sits at his kitchen table holding a petition addressed to Ken McDonald, the MP for Avalon. It's a request from dozens of boat owners to dissolve the Placentia Harbour Authority. Fulford, a member of the concerned citizens and boat owners ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Madam Speaker, I am pleased to rise today to support the budget implementation act, and specifically, the legislation establishing the college of patent agents and trademark ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Mr. Speaker, Cristiana and her husband operate the Blue Door Gallery in Brigus. Cristiana is originally from Brazil, but now makes Newfoundland and Labrador her home. ...

Spoke in the House on Hickey & Sons Fisheries Ltd. Mr. Speaker, in the early morning hours of Friday past, I received the sad news that the fish plant operated by Hickey & Sons Fisheries Ltd. ...

Spoke in the House on Criminal Code Mr. Speaker, I would just mention that as a former municipal leader, we ran into trouble with animal cruelty, especially toward dogs in our community. Trying ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by The Telegram Provincial and federal funding announced for Carbonear's downtown sector Residents and business owners joined members of the town council, as well as MP Ken McDonald and MHA Steve Crocker at the community centre for an announcement of funding to kick-start a downtown revitalization project. That project will completely ...

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 ...

More than three 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 ...

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 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 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 ...