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Liberal MP for Cape Breton—Canso (Nova Scotia)

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

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @kenthehr @MarkEyking_MP The Min of Veterans Affairs meets with Veterans before an important announcement in Sydney https://t.co/Me0D6qFQpl

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Are you 16-24 years old? Have your voice heard in the #pmyouthcouncil – Apply today at https://t.co/28vEubM9Lt https://t.co/wyRLChW5zK

Posted on Twitter @markfrison Jesus, even Marsha Brady.

Posted on Twitter Is it not typical to maybe throw in a quote or two from a respected builder of the nation, an iconic Patriot, a revered statesman?

Posted on Twitter @EmmMacfarlane She broke up the Beatles.

Posted on Twitter This speech is laced with more cliches than a post game playoff interview.

A month ago

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Two months ago

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

Voted Yes on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Temporary Foreign Workers Mr. Speaker, I share the concerns with the questioner, as does the minister. Certainly the temporary foreign worker program has been a concern. We talked about ...

Spoke in the House on Labour Mr. Speaker, I want to commend my colleague from Saskatoon West on her speech and of course her great interest in labour and labour issues. I ...

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 in the House on Employment Insurance Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the question from the member. Obviously, having been the critic over the last four years, many of the concerns that she has ...

Spoke in the House on National Maternity Assistance Program Strategy Act Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to stand in the House and make a contribution to the debate on my colleague's private member's bill. As has ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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.

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Delivering More Summer Jobs for Nova Scotia Youth - Government of Canada doubles investment in Canada Summer ... HALIFAX, Feb. 22, 2016 /CNW/ - Rodger Cuzner, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour and Member of Parliament for Cape Breton–Canso, and Andy Fillmore, Member of Parliament for Halifax, ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada restoring fairness and balance in the Canadian labour policy landscape OTTAWA, Jan. 28, 2016 /CNW/ - The Honourable MaryAnn Mihychuk, P.C., M.P., Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour, and her Parliamentary Secretary, M.P. Rodger Cuzner, along with Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of ...

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 ...