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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 That all time Hockey Classic "Slapshot" turns 40 today #Oldtimehockey, #Puttinonthefoil #Heyhanrahan.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Great to see my friend and former colleague @anitaneville doing wonderful work to settle Yazidis in Winnipeg.

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #202 on Bill C-18 Amend the Rouge National Urban Park Act, the Parks Canada Agency Act and the Canada ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Bob White Mr. Speaker, I stand to pay tribute to Bob White, a true icon in the Canadian labour movement. A lifetime of fighting for workers' rights began ...

Spoke in the House on Youth Mr. Speaker, I appreciate my colleague from the NDP for bringing this important matter forward. Again, I would like to reiterate that this government understands the ...

Voted No on Vote #201 That the House: ( a) recognize that Canadian society is not immune to the climate of hate and ...

Posted on Twitter Trust in the media is sinking and it's time to act: Neil Macdonald - CBC News | Opinion https://t.co/Uxgq48iF1r

Posted on Twitter My statement today in the #HOC on the passing of Bob White. @unifortheunion @canadianlabour #canlab #cdnpoli https://t.co/MwXlUZYsCe

This week

Posted on Twitter Our country has lost an icon in the passing of Bob White. A principled, inspiring leader who's legacy has benefitted Canadian workers#canlab

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #200 on Bill S-211 Respecting National Sickle Cell Awareness Day

Voted Yes on Vote #199 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #198 on Bill C-37 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I have to admit that I have not read the entire report, but I have read the summary of it, and the debate today ...

Spoke in the House on Job Losses in the Energy Sector Mr. Speaker, it is absolutely a pleasure to join in this debate this evening. I will be sharing my time with the member for Moncton—Riverview—Dieppe. I ...

Spoke in the House on Youth Mr. Speaker, helping young Canadians gain valuable work and life experience is central to the focus of our government. It is absolutely a priority. Our Prime ...

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Great to be in Lake Ainslie today on behalf of @ACOACanada to announce $240K to support the completion of a 50km li… https://t.co/ARmVi7Hb3a

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Status of Women Mr. Speaker, equal pay for equal value work is a human right. We are very proud to bring forward pay equity after a decade of inaction. ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship You would think a fellow would catch that after 17 years, Madam Speaker, but my apologies. The member for Calgary Nose Hill knows the respect I ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), as announced in Budget 2016, the student work-integrated learning program, or SWILP, is a $73-million program that will support new ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by Huffington Post Canada Rodger Cuzner's 2016 Christmas Poem Takes Swipes At Leitch, O'Leary Rodger Cuzner brings the funny before question period on Dec. 14. (Photo: Screengrab). This year's version was something of a response to a Conservative MP who, days earlier, delivered his own poem poking fun at the Liberal government. But Cuzner is ...

More than three months ago

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 ...