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  • His favourite word is workers.

Liberal MP for Cape Breton—Canso (Nova Scotia)

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

This week

Spoke in the House on Canada Labour Code Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to stand and contribute to this debate today. We are having a fairly productive debate on the legislation. The fact ...

Voted Yes on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter It was a pleasure meeting the Dalati family this week in Port Hawkesbury. Thanks to the welcoming nature of the vol… https://t.co/z8xEHkkNsY

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Federal jobs announced for New Waterford Eyking and Rodger Cuzner, raw MP for Cape Breton-Canso, were on hand for the official announcement in New Waterford this morning. The new employees were hired through an recruitment drive, managed in partnership with post-secondary institutions in ...

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Federal jobs announced for New Waterford Eyking and Rodger Cuzner, raw MP for Cape Breton-Canso, were on hand for the official announcement in New Waterford this morning. The new employees were hired through an recruitment drive, managed in partnership with post-secondary institutions in ...

Posted on Twitter Pleased to announce on behalf of The Hon. Ginette Petitpas Taylor, 45 Health Canada jobs located in New Waterford… https://t.co/PxV9tTosJZ

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, ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Accessible Canada Act Mr. Speaker, it is a great pleasure to address the member for York—Simcoe. I know he did not want a whole lot of intervention at this ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, I have been working on the temporary foreign worker file for five years now and there are very differing opinions from all the stakeholders. ...

Posted on Twitter The HMCS Harry DeWolf has been launched in Halifax. Great to see one of the largest government procurements in Can… https://t.co/xhKhPKZdFV

Spoke in the House on Labour Mr. Speaker, our government respects and has faith in the collective bargaining process. Mediators from the federal mediation and conciliation service are working with both parties ...

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Cuzner criticizes coal mine consultation PORT MORIEN — A federal MP says officials at Donkin mine need to up their communication skills. “Donkin mine hasn't done a good job at keeping the community informed,” said Rodger Cuzner, MP for Cape Breton-Canso. “Xstrata were probably better at it ...

Posted on Twitter As we return to the House next week, we can be confident that our plan is working. Investing in the middle class an… https://t.co/o8AkVKkOxL

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter Happy Labour Day, #Charlottetown! Great event at the #PEI Federation of Labour’s 18th Annual Labour Day BBQ with my… https://t.co/x0plXVDWP0

Posted on Twitter It’s a beautiful day in #Moncton at the #LabourDay BBQ for the #MonctonDistrictLabourCouncil with @GPTaylorMRD. Tha… https://t.co/fel6TMKunn

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Firearms Act Madam Speaker, as usual, the minister provides great insight behind the rationale for the bill and the execution of the bill. I want to go back ...

Spoke in the House on Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act Mr. Speaker, I really appreciate the discussion. I know that both these members have done tremendous work on the issue of abandoned and derelict vessels. It ...

Spoke in the House on Fisheries Act Madam Speaker, it is my pleasure to speak to Bill C-68, especially after having come back from committee. I know that my colleagues on committee did ...

Spoke in the House on Bill Davis Mr. Speaker, after a bitter and protracted strike between the United Mine Workers of America and the British Empire Steel and Coal Company, harsh actions by ...

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Food-related projects at Cape Breton University receiving research funding Cape Breton Canso MP Rodger Cuzner announced a non-repayable investment of $497,505 to fund the collaboration between the Verschuren Centre and Copol to develop the smart packaging. Copol is providing $75,000 and the Verschuren Centre is also ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Sophie Grégoire Trudeau's convention speech: “You can count on us, Justin and I” On Friday night, at the Liberal Party national convention in Halifax, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau addressed a crowd of party members, following an introduction by MP Rodger Cuzner. For half an hour, speaking at times directly to her family seated before ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) The Government of Canada Invests Close to $2 Million in Glace Bay's Savoy Theatre This project will help modernize the historic Savoy Theatre in Cape Breton. GLACE BAY, NS, Feb. 23, 2018 /CNW/ - Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary for Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and Member of Parliament (Cape Breton–Canso), today ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Experiential Learning and Pathways to Employment for Canadian Youth On this same point of order, I think it might be worthwhile if the clerk.... Obviously, as a government, we also are committed to not wasting ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Briefing on Report 5 - Temporary Foreign Worker Program - Employment and ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank Mr. Ferguson for the presentation and the report. I agree with MP Wong that it's an ...

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 ...