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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 Ethics Mr. Speaker, I have been in this House for 16 years, and I can say with great confidence that there has never been a greater champion ...

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Runrig - Every River - Live at Loch Ness - Lyrics - YouTube https://t.co/WFjDCOqFiL A little Thursday aft treat from my buddy @BruceGuthro.

Posted on Twitter @BCBporthawk Wish I was home to join you Brenda. Best wishes for a successful event.

Posted on Twitter Viola Desmond to be first Canadian woman to grace face of banknote | National Newswatch https://t.co/d4kRtYdgnj

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @stfxuniversity That is great stuff. Way to go Jane.

This week

Voted No on Vote #175 on Bill C-228 Amend the Fisheries Act (closed containment aquaculture)

Voted No on Vote #174 on Bill C-245 Concerning the development of a national poverty reduction strategy in Canada

Voted Yes on Vote #173 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted Yes on Vote #172 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted No on Vote #171 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Posted on Twitter @RobertBarrie63 @MarkEyking_MP

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @ohanleyjk You go girl, enjoy the day/night/morning.

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am very happy to present a petition on behalf of a number of residents, the good people of Arichat, Louisdale, Petit-de-Grat, D'Escousse, and ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, the benefit of being in the House for 16 years, and the anniversary is next week, is that we have seen a number of ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, as I said to my hon. colleague, we have been making investments. In talking about growing the economy, I spoke with a number of ...

Spoke in the House on The Economy Mr. Speaker, obviously the job survey that came out today is a snapshot of time. On the numbers for October, there were some positive aspects in ...

Spoke in the House on Post-Secondary Education Mr. Speaker, certainly we are committed to the students, not just in Quebec but right across Canada. In the member's own province he would know of ...

Spoke in the House on Post-Secondary Education Mr. Speaker, we understand fully that it is important to offer young Canadians that opportunity for a first job. We have doubled the amount of money ...

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, I know that if the member spoke to students in her riding, the students would have said that they were very pleased with the ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post CBU students told Canada Student Loans program ups grant money Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner discusses post-secondary tuition with Roy Karam, president of the Cape Breton University students union. Cuzner, who is the parliamentary secretary to Employment, Workforce Development and Labour Minister ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Donkin coal mine's temporary foreign workers use 'strange,' says Cape Breton MP Cape Breton MP Rodger Cuzner says it's "strange" temporary foreign workers are being used at the Donkin coal mine and he wants to know why local people aren't being hired for those jobs. "It certainly strikes me strange.... We're pursuing it with the ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Cape Breton MPs claim more than $300000 each in expenses Rodger Cuzner, the Liberal MP for Cape Breton-Canso, had total expenditures for the year of about $362,255. That included $28,245.58 for member travel, $1,244.96 for hospitality, and $10,215.14 for advertising. Cuzner's hospitality expense claims ...

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 ...