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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.

A week ago

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

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @derekpford Haha. Thanks buddy.

Posted on Twitter @davidakin Thank you Sir!

A month ago

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 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 Lewisporte Pilot Lewisporte, Comfort Cove-Newstead and Campbellton receive funding for water/sewer upgrades (From left) Coast of Bays-Central-Notre Dame MP Scott Simms, Lewisporte-Twillingate MHA Derek Bennett and Lewisporte Mayor Brian Sceviour were on hand at the Lewisporte Town Hall for a funding announcement that saw Lewisporte receive $2.7 million ...

Two 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.

Didn't vote on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Didn't vote on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Didn't vote on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Didn't vote on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

Three months ago

Didn't vote on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) Construction of New Marginal Wharf in Conne River to Boost Local Economy GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwired - June 10, 2016) - Scott Simms, Member of Parliament for the riding of Coast of Bays - Central - Notre Dame, on behalf of the Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public ...

Mentioned by Military Technologies Construction of New Marginal Wharf in Conne River to Boost Local Economy GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwired - June 10, 2016) - Scott Simms, Member of Parliament for the riding of Coast of Bays - Central - Notre Dame, on behalf of the Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public ...

Mentioned by Benzinga Construction of New Marginal Wharf in Conne River to Boost Local Economy GRAND FALLS-WINDSOR, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwired - June 10, 2016) - Scott Simms, Member of Parliament for the riding of Coast of Bays - Central - Notre Dame, on behalf of the Honourable Judy M. Foote, Minister of Public ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Labour Code Madam Speaker, I thank all of my colleagues who have spoken on the bill thus far. This exercise is not so much about outlining the vision ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 2, Required Reporting by Federal Organizations, of the Spring 2015 Report ... Sir, it is always a pleasure, and that's not an understatement. Thank you. My question is for the Treasury Board. I want to turn to paragraph ...

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)