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  • His favourite word is jobs.

Liberal MP for Cape Breton—Canso (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 74% of the vote.

A week ago

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 Canada Labour Code Mr. Speaker, I will be splitting my time with the member for Winnipeg North to give him an opportunity to get a few words on the ...

Spoke in the House on Labour Mr. Speaker, this government wants to thank the Auditor General for his study. Certainly, as the member said, for the entirety of the last Parliament, both ...

Posted on Twitter Yesterday we unveiled the beautiful @CDNTrades monument: a testament to the hard work and devotion of building trad… https://t.co/6mYov2k9ui

Spoke in the House on Building Trades Monument Mr. Speaker, today I will join the Prime Minister , the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and hundreds of the country's best tradespeople as ...

Posted on Twitter Proud to recognize the @CDNTrades monument that honours the workers who built our country. #CBTU17 #canlab #cdnpoli https://t.co/xQVI9btHi5

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, I respect the member's dedication and passion to this issue. She did give a shout-out to Barb Byers, someone I have worked with over ...

Posted on Twitter Great meeting up with hockey "legends" Bearcat Joseph and Fraser MacAulay with his fabulous wife Kris #noliestold https://t.co/TsDTHCA88J

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on TELUS Cup Madam Speaker, it is an immense pleasure to stand today to congratulate the Cape Breton West Islanders on the team's TELUS Cup victory, emblematic of Canadian ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Labour Code Madam Speaker, I always appreciate the interventions by my friend and colleague from Carleton, as misdirected as they may be. I first have to recognize the ...

Posted on Twitter Proud to stand in the #HoC today and congratulate the @CBWestIslanders on their #TelusCup victory #wethewest https://t.co/yJTUqKVP8P

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter It's MS awareness month and I am committed to improving #LifewithMS To get involved and help #endms visit this page… https://t.co/e0TyLtn3lJ

Spoke in the House on Workplace Safety Mr. Speaker, on April 29, workers from across the country marked the National Day of Mourning, which remembers workers who have lost their lives or suffered ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, the hon. member for Edmonton Riverbend is absolutely right to champion the needs of Albertans and to seek on their behalf some assurances on ...

Posted on Twitter I rose today in the #HoC to recognize the Day of Mourning. Proud to highlight how we #rememberWestray. #canlab https://t.co/EUMRYVcfsW

Three months ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island highlight success of training investments Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, and Member of Parliament for Cape Breton–Canso (Nova Scotia), on behalf of the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Employment Insurance system 'frustrating,' says Cape Breton MP A Cape Breton MP who co-authored a new report on Canada's employment insurance system said hiring, training and technology upgrades are needed. Rodger Cuzner, the member for Cape Breton-Canso, was one of three Liberal MPs involved in a ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Canada Electoral Reform: Liberal MPs React To Trudeau Abandoning Promise “It's a bold move, and it's a brave move on the prime minister's part,” longtime Nova Scotia MP Rodger Cuzner said shortly after Democratic Institutions Minister Karina Gould announced that the Liberal government is going back on its promise to make ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) For the Record: Rodger Cuzner's Christmas poem It's become a December tradition: Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner's annual Christmas poem. This year's version, delivered in a member's statement in the Commons today, took shots at NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair and the Conservative leadership candidates:.

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) For the Record: Rodger Cuzner's Christmas poem It's become a December tradition: Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner's annual Christmas poem. This year's version, delivered in a member's statement in the Commons today, took shots at NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair and the Conservative leadership candidates:.

Mentioned by CBC.ca Rodger Cuzner pokes fun at opposition leadership races in annual Christmas rhyme Cape Breton–Canso MP Rodger Cuzner set his sights on the NDP and Conservative leadership races in his annual Christmas rhyme in the House of Commons. Here is the full text as supplied by Cuzner's office: 'Twas the week before Christmas and one ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Federal Protected Areas and Conservation Objectives I don't know if I'll be able to do it in 30 seconds. It's about St. Anns Bank. The concern there is that there's going to ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Committee Business I'd like some clarification. Apparently the wording of the request was that all three ministers would appear. They made it a priority, booked it out, and ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Main Estimates 2015-16: Vote 1 under CANADA MORTGAGE AND HOUSING CORPORATION, Vote ... Beyond that, the stress level in these kitchens, the stress level with these Canadians now, when they phone the call centre.... Before your government cut 600 ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Exploring the Potential of Social Finance in Canada What has evolved from the study so far? I guess I'll come back to Mr. Mulvale's comment about the cream skimming or the risk that we ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Exploring the Potential of Social Finance in Canada What we've heard from a great number of witnesses is the concern around measurement and trying to get a handle on success, or the lack thereof, ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Exploring the Potential of Social Finance in Canada Thanks very much, and thanks to the witnesses. I'll start with Mr. McFee. You were going pretty fast with the numbers. I heard somewhere in the ...

Spoke at the Industry committee on Bill C-625, An Act to amend the Statistics Act (removal of imprisonment) Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. It's great to be here with the industry committee today. It's great to have my friend, the honourable member, here ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Exploring the Potential of Social Finance in Canada Thank you, Chair, and I thank the two witnesses. The witnesses that have been before the committee that have raised either flags or at least cautionary ...