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  • His favourite word is service.

Liberal MP for St. John's East (Newfoundland & Labrador)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 47% of the vote.

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted No on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Posted on Twitter @journo_dale @DanAlbas - great delivery

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on James McGrath Mr. Speaker, the Hon. James A. McGrath, former member of the House and eighth lieutenant governor of Newfoundland, passed away on February 28. He was a ...

Posted on Twitter @melissaroyle ok, I get it now

This week

Spoke in the House on Small Business Mr. Speaker, high-growth companies and small to medium-sized enterprises are key drivers of Canada's economic growth. In January, our government launched accelerated growth services, a pilot ...

Posted on Twitter @AndyFillmoreHFX like this? #bookfacefriday https://t.co/PcyWPm8n6E

Posted on Twitter @JohnDrover @BardishKW @SeamusORegan 338 MPs and staff, plus house staff should not spend 90 minutes to record 8 votes. Other business.

Posted on Twitter Maybe it's time for electronic voting in the #houseofcommons ? https://t.co/NTvbPLoxQP @BardishKW @SeamusORegan

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Heading down to @brokenbooksnl get my copy of Channel of Peace by @KevinTuerff - 1/2 real life Kevins from @wecomefromaway

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Votes 1c and 5c under Department of Public ... Okay. I really wanted to hear a bit more about the centre for greening government. It's interesting because we're very committed to reducing carbon pollution and ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2016-17: Votes 1c and 5c under Department of Public ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you all for coming. Unlike my colleagues, it's my impression that the money spent to determine Canadian values with ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by VOCM Nick Whalen Sheds Curls for Shave for the Brave MP Nick Whalen completed his first Shave for the Brave on Friday, when Executive Director of Young Adult Cancer Canada Geoff Eaton did the honours at the Avalon Mall. Whalen says he's getting used to it. He says he made the decision after he was on the ...

Mentioned by The Telegram Ottawa will be abuzz with Whelan's new do St. John's East MP Nick Whalen bade farewell to his curls on Friday when he allowed Geoff Eaton, founder and executive director of Young Adult Cancer Canada, to buzz him down to the scalp in a YACC Shave for the Brave event at the Avalon Mall. Whelan ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca 'I feel like Krusty the Clown': MP Nick Whalen shaves curls for cancer St. John's East Liberal MP Nick Whalen's signature locks are no more, but don't worry, they were shed for a great cause: supporting young adults with cancer. Nick Whalen puts on a brave face before shaving his head. (Cal Tobin/CBC). At the Avalon Mall ...

Mentioned by VOCM MP Nick Whalen Shedding his Locks at Shave for the Brave St. John's East MP Nick Whalen is hours away from shedding his curly locks, as he participates in a solo Shave for the Brave Event. This is the first of two shaves Whalen is planning on doing this year in support of the annual Young Adult Cancer Canada ...

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Better service, access and safety for St. John's public transit users Nick Whalen, Member of Parliament for St. John's East, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Dale Kirby, Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development and MHA for the District ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Briefing on the use of national security exceptions I guess this is a question for Mr. Breton and maybe Mr. Watters as well. Mrs. Robertson, I can see that in your unique circumstances this ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Review of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thanks to all of you for coming. I want to maybe take the question in a different line. I see ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Review of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act Yes, it does. Thank you very much. Now I'd like to move to a general question. This concerns all of the persons who deal with this ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Review of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act Yes. As someone who might have received two separate flyers, one that tells me to be afraid of whistle-blowing and one that encourages me to engage ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Review of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act Here's an idea I'd like to float by you before we get an opportunity to look at some foreign systems and how they work. Does the ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Accessibility Mr. Speaker, Canadians with disabilities face challenges every day that prevent them from fully participating in society. Everyone deserves a level playing field. All of my ...

Spoke in the House on Job Losses in the Energy Sector Mr. Chair, after 10 years of mismanagement by Conservative governments in Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador, and indeed here in Ottawa, it is nauseating to sit here ...

Spoke at the Government Operations committee on Review of the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act When we look at the information that's being provided in the annual reports from the Integrity Commissioner, the numbers don't seem very high. However, if you ...

Spoke in the House on Hon. P. Derek Lewis Mr. Speaker, the Hon. P. Derek Lewis, lawyer, senator, and exceptional wit, passed away on January 19. Derek was born in St. John's in 1924, where ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on House of Commons Pages Mr. Speaker, the tireless work of the pages does not go unnoticed and is greatly appreciated. Each year, hundreds of young Canadians apply for the opportunity ...

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, fully one in eight Canadian jobs are linked to international trade. Stronger and more strategic foreign direct investment initiatives will help ensure that Canada ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I would like to ask the member more about the Conservative deficit they left us, not only the financial deficit, but deficits in staffing ...

Mentioned by Satellite PR News (press release) More kids with special needs to saddle up thanks to enhanced facilities for therapeutic riding program Nick Whalen, Member of Parliament for St. John's East, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, was joined today by the Honourable Dwight Ball, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, to announce more than ...