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Liberal MP for Cape Breton—Canso (Nova Scotia)

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

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I stand to present a petition on behalf of approximately 150 residents from Cape Breton—Canso, Southwest Margaree, Belle Cote, East Lake Ainslie, and Scottsville, ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #113 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that: ( a) before making decisions on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #112 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the words “funding proposals,” and substituting the ...

Voted No on Vote #111 on Bill C-234 Amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers)

Voted Yes on Vote #110 on Bill C-247 Amend the Criminal Code (passive detection device)

Posted on Twitter @gmbutts I'm with you on that.

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

This week

Spoke in the House on CANADA LABOUR CODE Mr. Speaker, we saw where the Rand Formula got Tim Hudak last time around. People who follow the labour movement and issues related to it would ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Labour Code Mr. Speaker, I always appreciate the interventions and speeches by my friend from Louis-Saint-Laurent, which are always done with a great deal of enthusiasm and passion, ...

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act Mr. Speaker, it is great to see you back in the chair and to see all the friendly faces back in the confines. I am happy ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @romardrob @GeoffMacLellan Give me a call when you grow a set,move out of your mother's basement and put your name on a ballot

Posted on Twitter @romardrob @ElizabethMay Way to go Green sleeves, I'll believe it when I see your name on the ballot #bigmouthbigtalk

Posted on Twitter @romardrob I'd suggest you should stay hid in your basement and let those who do want to help do so. #guttless#putuporshutup #uwasteoftime

Posted on Twitter @romardrob You appear to be a seamless Tory apologist who contributes nothing to the debate. Since you don't have the guts to stand up

Posted on Twitter @romardrob Of course why would you, you have done nothing for anyone in the community, I've never seen you at a community meeting /function

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Financial contributions to new building for L'Arche Cape Breton announced Cape Breton Canso MP Rodger Cuzner, far left, was at L'Arche Cape Breton on Friday to announce a federal contribution to a new building at the home for adults with intellectual disabilities. The federal government, through ACOA, will grant $460,000 of ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Labour Mr. Speaker, yesterday, in Geneva, the minister announced our government's ratification of the International Labour Organization's convention on minimum age. This convention requires ratifying countries to ...

Spoke in the House on Abandoned Vessels Mr. Speaker, I want to thank the member for bringing this motion forward. Shortly after she was elected, the member was seized by this issue. I ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I was not here for the entire speech, but I did get portions of it. I got the good parts for sure. If I ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Chair, during the minister's speech he had made reference several times to the fact that as a new government we did implement the initial budget, ...

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Port Hood tourism gets boost Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner was in the Inverness County town on Wednesday where he announced that Ottawa is contributing more than $600,000 to help the community market itself more efficiently. The money is coming from the Atlantic Canada ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca MP Rodger Cuzner blames NDP for creating tense situation around PM Cape Breton MP Rodger Cuzner didn't exactly defend his leader for getting physical on the floor in Parliament yesterday, but he noted the NDP certainly played a role in the fracas. Justin Trudeau's elbowing incident leaves House in an uproar. "I can ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Cape Breton MPs get bang for buck Financial statements show both Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking and Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner had among the lowest campaign expense totals subject to the limit allowed under federal election laws. The Canada Elections Act imposes a limit ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Plane Talk: Rodger Cuzner and the political 'entertainment tax' Even high above Ottawa in Tom Clark's Cessna 172 Skyhawk, Rodger Cuzner is a comedic force to be reckoned with. “I'm a regular Marc Garneau here,” the Liberal MP from Cape Breton joked as he took the controls of the tiny plane (Garneau's own flight ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Rodger Cuzner takes the 60-Second Challenge His impromptu poetry recital and sly allusion to a certain alter ego—Smokey Sussex—made headlines around the world. We asked Trudeau's parliamentary colleagues from every party to take the same challenge. Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner played along.

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 ...