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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter Great start to the day here in Mississauga with @PeterFonsecaMP! https://t.co/I991yzrUZs

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @Southbarguy @MarkEyking_MP @lraitt @gmbutts @GeoffMacLellan Love it, Who are they Rod?

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter For many single parents the #CanadaChildBenefit is the difference between poverty and security. https://t.co/xXRTtrexmZ

This week

Posted on Twitter @heather_kearney You are so kind Heather. They deal with some tough situations, but they truly care about our people. Enjoy your summer.

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post EDITORIAL – Cape Breton Post Rants & Raves (July 5) Now Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner is singing the same tune. After a tow line snapped in rough waters, the MV Miner drifted until landing on a provincial coast. Problem solved for the feds. It's now a provincial responsibility, they say, and Nova Scotians ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter I was honoured to address the 2017 Grad class, their families and staff in East Antigonish @EastAntECA with Gary Mattie and @RandyDelorey

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Posted on Twitter #PromiseKept: Restoring fairness to Cdn labour was a key piece of our platform. Bill C-4 received Royal assent and… https://t.co/fh6oF7XLX6

Spoke in the House on Chief of Protocol Mr. Speaker, later this summer, the parliamentary community will bid farewell to one of its own, Elizabeth Rody, chief of protocol for the Parliament of Canada. ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, there are three types of loan forgiveness provided through the Canada student loans program, the CSLP. They are the severe permanent disability benefit, Canada ...

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, I know my NDP colleague is very committed to this issue. She asked, back on March 8, when the government intended to pass a ...

Spoke in the House on Labour Relations Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for Vaughan—Woodbridge for his work on behalf of Canadian unions. This week was a great week for ...

Spoke in the House on Main Estimates, 2017-18 Madam Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I know my friend and colleague across the way is an honourable member and I know that ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, Canadians elected this government to grow the economy and create good, solid, middle-class jobs. In the last six months, over a quarter of a ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship Act Mr. Speaker, on a point of order or a point of clarification, in discussions with some of the senior members of the chamber, we were looking ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I certainly appreciate and respect the concerns brought forward. I represent a riding with high unemployment, and there is no single tool to change ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Liberal MP Easter says Grits should switch approach on House rule changes to get legislative agenda moving Liberal MP Wayne Easter, right, pictured with Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner. Mr. Easter told The Hill Times that there's not enough getting done in the House of Commons. 'I've been a long-term MP and I strongly believe that you have to have at least ...

More than 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 ...

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 Cape Breton Post Funding for second cruise ship berth announced for Sydney harbour Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking speaks at the podium Monday morning during the funding announcement for a second cruise ship berth for Sydney harbour. Eyking was joined on stage by Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner, left, and provincial ...

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 ...