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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.

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #113 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should ensure that: ( a) before making decisions on ...

Didn't vote on Vote #112 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the words “funding proposals,” and substituting the ...

Didn't vote on Vote #111 on Bill C-234 Amend the Canada Labour Code (replacement workers)

Didn't vote on Vote #110 on Bill C-247 Amend the Criminal Code (passive detection device)

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on James Alexander MacKenzie Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to James Alexander MacKenzie, who passed away earlier this year at the age of 75. Dr. MacKenzie, born ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Northern Cod Stock Good afternoon, everybody. I am sorry for the delay. We had a very moving tribute by our party leaders in the House of Commons, and that ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Gander Beacon Search and Rescue Gander to receive infrastructure investment Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame MP Scott Simms was in Gander recently on behalf of Defense Minister Harjit Sajan to announce $2.3 million in infrastructure funding for runway repair. Flanked by Health and Community Services Minister John Haggie ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca 9 Wing Gander airfield to be repaved with federal money The federal government announced $2.3 million to repave the airfield at 9 Wing Gander. Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame MP Scott Simms made the announcement at the base Friday morning, saying it is one of many to come.

Mentioned by Windsor Advertiser Election reform – explained, sort of - Grand Falls With changes to the electoral boundaries in this province as recently as July 2015, Coast of Bays—Central—Notre Dame MP Scott Simms is hoping he can keep the electorate interested and up to date. “I'm hoping people realize this is changing the system ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador Announce Over $26 Million for Major Road Improvements Scott Simms, Member of Parliament for Coast of Bays−Central−Notre Dame, on behalf of the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Al Hawkins, Newfoundland and Labrador's Minister of Transportation and ...

Posted on Twitter The music of the Tragically Hip echoes across the peaks of Whistler/Blackcomb. #TragicallyHip. https://t.co/Th2SDrqMEV

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter @derekpford Haha. Thanks buddy.

Posted on Twitter @davidakin Thank you Sir!

Mentioned by The Telegram Gander sewage plant 'elephant in the room' at funding announcement While Gander Mayor Claude Elliott was pleased with today's announcement of funding to upgrade a portion of the town's sanitary and storm sewers, he wasted no time in reminding federal and provincial governments about what MP Scott Simms called, “the ...

Mentioned by Gander Beacon Funding announced for Gander and Gander Bay South Several local officials were on hand for the announcement today of funding for water and sewer projects in Gander and Gander Bay South. Pictured, left to right, are Gander Bay South Local Service District Chairman, Marvin Hodder, MP Scott Simms.

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter @CBCNL: BREAKING: DFO accepts recommendations to scrap LIFO https://t.co/epHkbGOZlq https://t.co/I0C3g5jMvl https://t.co/qFO7rG4IWh

Posted on Twitter @LynnHammondNL @EqualVoiceCA Will Do!

Posted on Twitter @LynnHammondNL @VOCMOpenline @EqualVoiceNL @EqualVoiceCA Count me in! I cannot wait to get involved. Thanks Lynn and Equal Voice.

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on World Oceans Day Mr. Speaker, I would like to join my colleague from British Columbia by celebrating today, World Oceans Day. Canada is uniquely surrounded by three different oceans, ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I appreciate this time on the budget implementation bill. I always call budget implementation the time when the tires hit the road, when we ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the legacy of residential schools has indeed left a stain on Canadian history. It was indeed a great moment when we achieved the residential ...

Spoke in the House on National Seal Products Day Act moved for leave to introduce Bill S-208, An Act respecting National Seal Products Day. Mr. Speaker, I want to thank Senator Hervieux-Payette for providing Bill S-208. ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the third report of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans, “A Report on ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the second report of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans in relation to ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Access to Information Act Thank you, Chair. For the past probably six or seven years, the issue of redaction and whether it's necessary or not and the compliance issue have ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Independent Advisory Board for Senate Appointments We know the names that were already brought up, the Brazeaus of the world, the Mac Harbs of the world, these people. Let's take a moment ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Committee Business and Election of Chair (Motion agreed to) The next issue for motion is staff at in camera meetings. The motion says that unless otherwise ordered, each committee member shall be ...

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)

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act Thank you, Madam Chair. I want to thank our guests in British Columbia, and here as well, for joining us. This issue about provisional voting came ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Committee Business Thank you, Mr. Chair. Very briefly, to add to what has already been said, the one thing I want to emphasize is that it is certainly ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-50, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act There are challenges being on this committee. One of the challenges is following Mr. Christopherson. I'll try anyway, just for the sake of getting through this. ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Main Estimates 2015-16: Vote 1 under OFFICE OF THE COMMISSIONER OF LOBBYING, ... You've widened the scope; there's no doubt about that. I have a couple of questions, though. It says here in this publication you gave concerning the ...

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)