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Liberal MP for Avalon (Newfoundland & Labrador)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to my niece Kaila as she gets ready for Queen Elizabeth Regional Grad this evening. https://t.co/HT9zpmhZCW

Posted on Twitter Another great announcement today, back in my hometown, @TownofCBS to announce federal investment for municipal infr… https://t.co/sNMv4hzwOM

Posted on Twitter Joined by my colleague @dalegkirby in @townofparadise today to announce important federal funding for road improvem… https://t.co/qADTNgko3j

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter There are a lot of reasons why we shouldn't return to the Harper-era, respect for all provinces and territories com… https://t.co/mDUGVdGanx

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, ...

Posted on Twitter Glad to be in Holyrood again this morning, to join @GovNL and Holyrood Marina to make a funding announcement for si… https://t.co/BpDue8FQS9

This week

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 ...

A week ago

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 ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca DFO abandoning tags for Newfoundland and Labrador food fishery ... 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 days in total, starting on Canada ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) 2017 Recreational Groundfish Fishery Season (Newfoundland and Labrador and Quebec's Lower North Shore) and ... OTTAWA, May 19, 2017 /CNW/ - Ken McDonald, Member of Parliament for Avalon (Newfoundland and Labrador), on behalf of the Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, today announced the recreational ...

Posted on Twitter A great morning in #Avalon as I had the pleasure of announcing this year's recreational groundfish fishery #dfo… https://t.co/WxmjcwFSNo

Mentioned by VOCM No Changes to Food Fishery This Year: McDonald The federal government has decided to stay the course when it comes to this year's food fishery, but licensing may be introduced next year. MP Ken McDonald made the announcement this morning in Holyrood. The federal government had been ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

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 ...

Two weeks 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 ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

A month ago

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 ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Briefing on Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development ... I have a quick statement that will only take probably 30 seconds, and then Mr. Finnigan can go. A big thank you to the group for ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on The Oceans Act’s Marine Protected Areas Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll share my time with Ms. Jordan. I have one question. There might be a couple of questions in one, but my ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for Sarnia—Lambton for her passionate speech and for the hard work she does for the people of ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Votes 1c and 5c under Fisheries and Oceans ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and I'll be sharing my time with my colleague, MP Pat Finnigan, so I'm sure you'll watch the clock for us. Thank ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you, Mr. Chair. I have a couple of quick questions, and I'll share any time left over with my colleague, as I think Leona has ...

Spoke in the House on Ches Penney Mr. Speaker, today I rise to recognize the life of Mr. Ches Penney, a constituent, friend, and prominent business leader in Newfoundland and Labrador. Mr. Penney ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act I asked that because in an earlier study that we were doing of Atlantic salmon, we had a witness present to us who indicated a facility ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Review of Changes to the Fisheries Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our witnesses for appearing today, both here in person and by video conference. Trevor, to your comment about the ...