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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.

Today

Mentioned by The Telegram Liberal Scott Simms says he doesn't regret voting for Tory motion on summer jobs OTTAWA — Liberal MP Scott Simms does not regret voting with the Conservatives over a controversial change to the student summer jobs program — even though it ended up costing him his job as chair of the Commons fisheries committee. "I knew what was ...

Yesterday

Mentioned by The Epoch Times Liberal Scott Simms Says He Doesn't Regret Voting for Tory Motion on Summer Jobs OTTAWA—Liberal MP Scott Simms does not regret voting with the Conservatives over a controversial change to the student summer jobs program—even though it ended up costing him his job as chair of the Commons fisheries committee. “I knew what was ...

Mentioned by VOCM Simms Removed After Breaking Ranks with Grits Over Summer Jobs Program Newfoundland Liberal MP Scott Simms has been removed as Chair of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans after breaking ranks with the Liberal party on the Summer Jobs Program. Government had asked those seeking funding for the Summer Jobs ...

Two days ago

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) Liberal Scott Simms says he doesn't regret voting for Tory motion on ... Liberal MP Scott Simms does not regret voting with the Conservatives over a controversial change to the student summer jobs program — even though it ended up costing him his job as chair of the Commons fisheries committee. "I knew what was coming ...

Mentioned by Optimist Liberal Scott Simms says he doesn't regret voting for Tory motion on ... - Delta OTTAWA — Liberal MP Scott Simms does not regret voting with the Conservatives over a controversial change to the student summer jobs program — even though it ended up costing him his job as chair of . . .

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada Liberal MP Scott Simms Punished For Backing Tory Motion On ... A longtime Liberal MP who voted against the federal government's controversial Canada Summer Jobs attestation has been removed from his job as a committee chair. Scott Simms was quietly ousted as chairman of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and ...

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #649 on Bill S-210 Amend Amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal ...

Didn't vote on Vote #648 on Bill C-374 Amend the Historic Sites and Monuments Act (composition of the Board)

This week

Didn't vote on Vote #647 on Bill C-68 Amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @CarolynRParsons Congratulations Carolyn. You and your team surely lead the way. Now let’s go Save our Shores!

Posted on Twitter @MitchelmoreMHA @VOCMNEWS @CarolynRParsons Thank you Chris. You’ve supported us since the Manolis L first started l… https://t.co/3ba4loZSKL

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter On this sacred Easter day we celebrate the anniversary of Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada. But as the MP for C… https://t.co/Y1ZBBvL18m

Three weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #646 on Bill S-232 Respecting Canadian Jewish Heritage Month

Voted Yes on Vote #645 on Bill C-344 Amend the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act (community benefit)

A month ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Use of Indigenous Languages in Proceedings of the House of Commons and ... It's something to consider for our Standing Orders, Mr. Chair. Thank you very much, Robert. This was really good. I enjoyed that. You were as eloquent ...

Posted on Twitter This is a great illustration of Gander's proud Airport terminal. Enjoy! https://t.co/bDiKSZ1yhV

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Use of Indigenous Languages in Proceedings of the House of Commons Exactly. Imagine, in 2011 we didn't have a word for that in your language, which is really a fundamental democratic principle that existed with us, even ...

Posted on Twitter @ToddDohertyMP Great news Todd! Great to see you healthy and great to see you back!

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter @Canada @DMACalvert @Pokemon @PokemonGoCanada @mtlblog I certainly know which character is NOT my favourite. Could… https://t.co/DjSMDqzXdx

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Interim Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under House of Commons, Vote 1 under ... Right. What you're doing then is that.... Is it based on distance, that you would say to someone, “You live here; you should go there”? If ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Madam Speaker, the member quoted quite a bit in his speech, and I have one for him as well. However, I want to touch on the ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Elections Act Mr. Speaker, I have known the member for a while now, and I know he is new. I saw him in action at the Procedure and ...

Spoke in the House on Order of Canada Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to rise today and congratulate Chief Mi’sel Joe of the Miawpukek First Nation in Conne River, Newfoundland and Labrador, on ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Creation of an Independent Commissioner Responsible for Leaders’ Debates First of all, thanks for all the information. I think I'm getting the general gist of how you perform, of how you do it. The shaming ...

More than three months ago

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 Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 12th report of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans in relation to ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-55 If this comes off the rails a bit, Wayne, perhaps you could help us out, nevertheless. Each clause will be called separately. Each clause is subject ...

Spoke in the House on Former Member for Gander-Twillingate Mr. Speaker, today I stand to honour someone who stood in this great House for nearly 30 years, and then in our Senate for another 15 ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Votes 1b, 5b and 10b under Department of ... Yes, I think the outreach is a good element of it, more marketing of it, because there are a lot of farmers, and again, there are ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Creation of an Independent Commissioner Responsible for Leaders’ Debates Yes, I didn't even have to be right. It's a great business to be in. Everything was going hunky-dory as far as the paradigm that you've ...

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 at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Creation of an Independent Commissioner Responsible for Leaders’ Debates I'm going to try to share my time. I'll make this very quick. I have an overall question for all our guests. First of all, thank ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 11th report of the Standing Committee on Fisheries and Oceans entitled “Supplementary Estimates ...

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)