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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.

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #233 That the House do now proceed to the Orders of the Day.

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #232 on Bill C-41

Voted Yes on Vote #231 on Bill C-41

Voted Yes on Vote #230 on Bill C-41

Voted Yes on Vote #229 That this House do concur in Interim Supply as follows: That a sum not exceeding $30,140,965,114.44 being composed ...

This week

Posted on Twitter @macinnis81 He will most likely be home for the Simmons.

Posted on Twitter @macinnis81 That is so cool. That's the sweater he gave up when Jonathon Drouin showed up for the Moose and he switched to #53.

Posted on Twitter @MarkConnollyCBC I've seen you a few shades of green but typically later in the St.Pat's evening. Go hard partner.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Pleased to announce for @ACOACanada $87K to help Port Hawkesbury host the Elite 10 Grand Slam. @grandslamcurl https://t.co/5n6YuOxTC5

Posted on Twitter Pleased to announce on behalf of @ACOACanada and Minister Navdeep Bains, $1.4 million to assist @Celtic_Colours https://t.co/2POQS2JssJ

Posted on Twitter History teaches tough lessons about opposing diversity: Rae | Toronto Star https://t.co/NlW7oUW0bk Great piece from the legend.

Three weeks 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 ...

A month 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 ...

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 ...

Two months ago

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 ...

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 ...

Three 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 ...

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 ...