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  • His favourite word is media.

Liberal MP for St. John's South—Mount Pearl (Newfoundland & Labrador)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 58% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter A big win for Bonavista–Burin–Trinity and a big win for Newfoundland and Labrador. Congratulations… https://t.co/YAs4QjRAaC

Voted Yes on Vote #434 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Voted No on Vote #433 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Posted on Twitter "I can tell you never in my wildest dreams as a young man did I ever think I could be a judge or for that matter, b… https://t.co/MRuQybRcfY

Posted on Twitter @thefutureyousee @PALaerospace @Gudie @NickWhalenMP @YvonneJJones @avalonMPKen @NavdeepSBains @ACOACanada… https://t.co/MoeipljRaU

Posted on Twitter @thefutureyousee @PALaerospace @Gudie @NickWhalenMP @YvonneJJones @avalonMPKen @NavdeepSBains @ACOACanada… https://t.co/IQJuj10Ttn

Posted on Twitter A hardware and software company that happens to fly. @PALaerospace is one of Canada's most innovative aerospace c… https://t.co/kDgEJqC356

Two days ago

Mentioned by parrysound.com Thousands of vets waiting for benefits Veteran Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan gestures during an interview in his office on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. New figures show the number of veterans waiting to find out whether they qualify for disability benefits has ...

Mentioned by Ingersoll Times Thousands of veterans waiting as backlog for disability benefits explodes Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan admitted the government needs to do better to ensure disabled veterans get the benefits they need and deserve and said action is being taken. That includes hiring hundreds more staff, streamlining the way ...

Mentioned by Toronto Star Backlog for veterans' disability benefits soars, leaving thousands in limbo Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan admitted the government needs to do better to ensure disabled veterans get the benefits they need and deserve and said action is being taken. That includes hiring hundreds more staff, streamlining the way ...

Posted on Twitter Our thoughts are with John and his family. https://t.co/ZufTGNtSqe https://t.co/gGy2ZkppV1

Mentioned by London Free Press Thousands of veterans waiting as backlog for disability benefits explodes Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan admitted the government needs to do better to ensure disabled veterans get the benefits they need and deserve and said action is being taken. That includes hiring hundreds more staff, streamlining the way ...

This week

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca One of a group of veterans ruled against by the BC Court of Appeal on Monday in a suit to win back lifelong ... Liberal MP Sherry Romanado says she was humiliated by comments made to her by Conservative MP James Bezan at a May event that were “sexual in nature.” Bezan apologized earlier Monday in the House of Commons and in a statement. 1:48 Seamus O'Regan asked ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca One of a group of veterans ruled against by the BC Court of Appeal on Monday in a suit to win back lifelong ... Liberal MP Sherry Romanado says she was humiliated by comments made to her by Conservative MP James Bezan at a May event that were “sexual in nature.” Bezan apologized earlier Monday in the House of Commons and in a statement. 1:48 Seamus O'Regan asked ...

Voted Yes on Vote #432 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, many of the issues raised by the Equitas lawsuit are part of our mandate, part of my mandate specifically, and our government takes them ...

Voted Yes on Vote #431 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, we value the significant contributions veterans and Canadian Armed Forces members have made and continue to make in protecting Canadians and their peace and ...

Voted Yes on Vote #430 on Bill C-63 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Votes 1b and 5b under Department of Veterans ... Mr. Chairman, fellow members of Parliament, good morning and thank you for the opportunity to appear before the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs for the first ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Public Services and Procurement Mr. Speaker, there is no question that there are many who have suffered under Phoenix system, and veterans are certainly some of those. We are doing ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Ombudsman Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), I have the honour to table, in both official languages, the Veterans Ombudsman's Annual Report for 2016-17.

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, certainly I give my condolences to the families involved. We cannot talk of specific cases out of respect for the privacy of the veteran ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, let me be blunt that there will no depriving any member of the wreaths that he or she may lay at a cenotaph or ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, the member brings up a very specific case on which I have not been fully briefed or of which I am aware. However, I ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, “You have done it,” Prince Harry said to the athletes. “You are Invictus”. The Latin word from which these games take their name means ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Citizenship and Immigration committee on M-39, Immigration to Atlantic Canada First of all, Ms. Clark, because I know you can hear me, I apologize greatly that we are going to miss your verbal contribution. I'm only ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities We all know that these programs of national interest are the ones for which you really have to ask for BDUs. You have to demand that ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities Pierre, I have issue with The Story of Us as well, notably the omission of St. John's as the oldest European city in North America. I ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities and Briefing on the Canada Council for ... I want to build on what my colleague mentioned about international exposure and creating exportable product. Based on a statement by colleague Gudie Hutchings in the ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill C-311 We've expanded it to commemorate the sacrifices of Newfoundland and Labrador since 1916, including that of my great-great uncle who fought in Gallipoli and in Beaumont-Hamel. ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities I understand that. Going by the 2008 diversity of voices policy, let's say for the TV market, if there's a single owner that afterwards would end ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on The medias and local communities Thank you, Mr. Greenspon. I was going to mention Andrew Coyne as well. It's almost as if he could be a member of the committee, which ...