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  • His favourite word is workers.

Liberal MP for Cape Breton—Canso (Nova Scotia)

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

Two days ago

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Guglielmo Marconi honoured with plaque On Saturday in front of a full house at the Glace Bay Heritage Museum, Rodger Cuzner, MP for Cape-Breton–Canso and Nicole Neatby, the Nova Scotian representative of the Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada unveiled a plaque honouring ...

Posted on Twitter We received a fabulous historic rendition of Marconi and his connection to Cape Breton from Dr. Henry Bradford today https://t.co/gw7xJTRLCc

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter It was an honour yesterday to officially open the St.Peter's Canal completing a $16M investment in the project. https://t.co/yiqTBasu9j

This week

Posted on Twitter Pleased to announce today on behalf of Minister @melaniejoly from the Canadian Cultural Spaces fund, $478,000 for t… https://t.co/RnOT3YPe5I

Posted on Twitter I appreciated the opportunity to engage with local elected officials on the One Nova Scotia report. @MayorCBRM https://t.co/PtwQC7U2tR

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I present a petition on behalf of a number of residents from Sydney, Sydney River, Howie Centre, Main-à-Dieu, East Bay, and Big Pond. The ...

Voted No on Vote #395 on Bill C-346 Amend the Firearms Act (licences)

Voted No on Vote #394 on Bill C-325 Amend the Canadian Bill of Rights (right to housing)

Voted Yes on Vote #393 Private Members' Business M-132 (Federally funded health research)

Voted Yes on Vote #392 Private Members' Business M-126 (Portuguese Heritage Month)

Voted Yes on Vote #391 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Posted on Twitter Super à rencontrer les competiteurs équipe Canada, des Olympiades Mondial des métiers @Skills_Canada @DLeBlancNB https://t.co/MRL17Po8kb

Posted on Twitter Great to meet Team Canada today, back from the WorldSkills competition. @Skills_Canada @DLeBlancNB https://t.co/MOBuJ78C1w

Mentioned by Macleans.ca Rodger Cuzner: Parliament's sense of humour Rodger Cuzner came up in the kind of home where, if he had a morning scuffle with a sibling—and he often did—the slice of ham from his sandwich might be missing come lunchtime, leaving him with a meal of mustard and sliced bread. It's the kind of ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, in the member's last response, he talked about services to Canadians. Canadians have benefited from the Canada child benefit, seniors from the guaranteed income ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Mr. Speaker, I have the utmost respect for my friend and colleague across the way, but I must have run in a different election in 2015, ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Employment Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for Etobicoke—Lakeshore for his strong advocacy on this particular issue. He deserves a round of applause. As ...

Mentioned by Hill Times The Weekend Q&A: what's your favourite Tragically Hip song? Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner, right, says his favourite Hip song is Music at Work, which was played by a local band at his son's wedding last year in August. ... Canada's seminal rock poet Gord Downie, 53, died from brain cancer Oct. 17. Mr. Downie, the ...

Mentioned by Hill Times The Weekend Q&A: what's your favourite Tragically Hip song? Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner, right, says his favourite Hip song is Music at Work, which was played by a local band at his son's wedding last year in August. Conservative MP Todd Doherty, left, is a fan of Blow At High Dough. The Hip's frontman, Gord ...

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Good news for Glace Bay today Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner will be at the Miners Museum in Glace Bay Tuesday morning, accompanied by Nova Scotia Premier tephen McNeil, and Cecil Clarke, Mayor of the Cape Breton Regional Municipality. The Cape Breton Post has ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Briefing on Report 5 - Temporary Foreign Worker Program - Employment and ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I'd like to thank Mr. Ferguson for the presentation and the report. I agree with MP Wong that it's an ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Labour Code Mr. Speaker, I am thankful for the opportunity to speak to the opposition bill, Bill C-345. I am pleased the bill was put forward by my ...

Spoke in the House on Post-Secondary Education Mr. Speaker, I think most Canadians, and certainly Canadian students, know the actions undertaken by this government to help them get that very necessary education they ...

Spoke in the House on Allan J. MacEachen Mr. Speaker, it is my profound honour today to rise and pay tribute to a true giant in Canadian politics. The hon. Allan J. MacEachen dedicated ...

Mentioned by The Guardian WAYNE EASTER: Consulting Canadians House Finance Committee chairman Wayne Easter, MP for Malpeque, right, pictured with Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner, of Cape Breton, wants his committee to narrow down the focus on pre-budget consultations in 2017 and 'not try to be all things to all people.'.

More than three months ago

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 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 ...