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Liberal MP for Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame (Newfoundland & Labrador)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 75% of the vote.

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Didn't vote on Vote #897 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Congratulations you two. Very happy for you both! https://t.co/ocozCbndLL

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca MPs, senators unite to oppose finning at premiere of 'Sharkwater Extinction' Michael MacDonald, NDP MP Fin Donnelly and Liberal MP Scott Simms. As the movie gets set to hit screens across the country on Oct. 19, a push is on in the Senate to move a bill to the House of Commons that would ban the import and export of shark fins ...

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #896 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #895 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted No on Vote #894 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #893 on Bill C-79 Implement the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership between Canada, Australia, Brunei, Chile, Japan, ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 I know. I'm verklempt completely. I've been in this business now for 15 years; I've been elected for almost 15, and five elections in, so I'm ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 I want to follow up on what Mr. Cullen talked about. In the context of social media, I think the question is very pertinent to this, ...

Spoke in the House on Wesley Oake Mr. Speaker, I rise today in memory of a truly great man, Reverend Wesley Oake, who passed away on September 16 at the age of 96. ...

Mentioned by CTV News Rate of denials for summer jobs funding higher in Conservative ridings Of note, the two Liberal MPs who spoke out against the attestation: Scarborough-Guildwood, Ont. MP John McKay, and Coast of Bays-Central-Notre Dame, N.L. MP Scott Simms had six and eight rejections in their ridings, respectively. The deadline for the ...

Spoke in the House on Firearms Act Madam Speaker, I rise on a point of order. I want to get clarification on the routine we have here during questions and comments. A question ...

Mentioned by CTV News Rate of rejections for summer jobs funding higher in Conservative ridings Of note, the two Liberal MPs who spoke out against the attestation: Scarborough-Guildwood, Ont. MP John McKay, and Coast of Bays-Central-Notre Dame, N.L. MP Scott Simms had six and eight rejections in their ridings, respectively. The deadline for the ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Markets Insider Residents of Newfoundland and Labrador municipalities benefit from improved public infrastructure Scott Simms, Member of Parliament for Coast of Bays–Central–Notre Dame, on behalf of the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Derek Bennett, Member of the House of Assembly for Lewisporte–Twillingate, ...

Posted on Twitter My sincere congratulations and admiration to our Coast Guard team for a job well done. https://t.co/e7antVluCV

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter @JohnRiche I am! Been to Circuit Gilles Villeneuve several times to see the show. Would like to see the Belgian Gra… https://t.co/97PuUflZBy

Mentioned by New Kerala Lewisporte residents to benefit from improved water services Scott Simms, Member of Parliament for Coast of Bays-Central-Notre Dame, on behalf of the Honourable Francois-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Derek Bennett, Member of the House of Assembly for Lewisporte-Twillingate, ...

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter Nothing will top this day more than being in Harbour Breton for a feed of Bologna Stew! https://t.co/HWfmd5xZ8e

Mentioned by VOCM Simms Disputes Air Canada's Claims on Lack of Traffic Between Gander and Halifax Last week, the Gander Chamber of Commerce and the airport itself questioned the cancellation of the night flight from Halifax to Gander. The airline told the community that not enough people took the flight, but MP Scott Simms disagrees. Simms takes ...

Posted on Twitter Each week during the winter I fly home from Ottawa flying at night from Halifax to Gander. I cannot recall ever see… https://t.co/CAWvUMzb6B

Posted on Twitter Thanks to all those who came to see the Fish, Fun, and Folk festival opening in Twillingate, NL. And thanks for be… https://t.co/C8gA6Qy2fw

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Mr. Speaker, I have a great amount of respect for my hon. colleague. However, there are a couple of minor things, minor to some and major ...

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1), I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, the report of the Canadian parliamentary ...

Spoke in the House on National Security Act, 2017 Madam Speaker, I would like to ask my colleague a question regarding previously proposed Conservative legislation and some of the major misgivings we had with it ...

Spoke in the House on Main Estimates, 2018-19 Mr. Speaker, I am thankful for this time to speak on this particular issue today. I know we have a long evening ahead of us, but ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 Actually, if you recall, under the old guard Rhinoceros, 1990 was their last election, under Bryan Gold, if our guest can remember that, but probably not. ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 It's Dr. Dubois. Okay. Mr. Cullen stole my question. I shouldn't say he stole it, because he was thinking as I was thinking that if Facebook ...

Spoke in the House on Senate Appointment Mr. Speaker, it is with great pleasure that I rise in the House today to congratulate Dr. Mohamed Ravalia from Twillingate, Newfoundland and Labrador, on his ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 Thank you, Chair. Ms. Krause, I was very interested in the example you gave. That's why I like doing this exercise of bringing in witnesses, because ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 But what I mean by the 4% on the banking issue is you would expect anyone who does not have banking identification.... There are so many ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 That's right. Yes, it is. It is now Dr. Milner to me. I want to thank you for being here today. Thank you for bringing us ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 Thank you, Chair, and thank you, guests, for joining us. I'm going to start with the person I've met many times before. Mr. Lavergne, it's good ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Madam Speaker, the member talked about the spending issue. I recall back in 2008 when spending by the federal government at the time was rising at ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-703 An Act to establish a commemorative monument for search and rescue personnel in Canada

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-702 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (by-election duration and vacant seat)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-516 An Act to amend the Copyright Act (artist’s resale right)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-451 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (removal of waiting period for special benefits)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-342 An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (funeral arrangements)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-335 An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan (deductions — disabled child)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-326 An Act to amend the Canada Pension Plan and the Old Age Security Act (biweekly payment of benefits)