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  • His favourite word is benefit.

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

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Since 2016, the Canada Child Benefit has helped more than 7,200 families in St. John's South-Mount Pearl. On July… https://t.co/v4vYSoG9xg

Posted on Twitter We live in the most beautiful, forgivable city. Just when you curse it for 5 degrees in June, it redeems itself. https://t.co/LOil4V4ReC

Posted on Twitter @AJBraden It’s obvious. The cat doesn’t like you.

Posted on Twitter Nous sommes déterminés à mettre fin à l'itinérance des vétérans. Comment fait-on cela? Nous Écoutons. Nous écouto… https://t.co/c9aTlbGtcA

Posted on Twitter We are all determined to end Veterans homelessness. How do we do that? We listen. We listen to the people who… https://t.co/x9r5U8Ab9l

Posted on Twitter And that, from the leaders of two of the largest, long-term philanthropic funders of the Canadian environmental mov… https://t.co/OsF63jN0Ka

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #867 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #866 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #865 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #864 Concurrence in an opposed item

Voted Yes on Vote #863 Concurrence in an opposed item

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague, the hon. member for Saint-Laurent, for her support for veterans and their families. Veteran homelessness is unacceptable. One homeless veteran ...

A week ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1 and 5 under Department of Veterans Affairs, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I know we're tight for time given what is happening in the House, so I'll go at Newfoundland speed through my opening ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca Tempers flair during veterans affairs minister's committee appearance Tempers boiled over Thursday as opposition members grilled Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan on how the government's handled issues faced by its former military members. The meeting of ... Things got tense between Conservative MP John Brassard ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, there is no question that one suicide is one too many. I am continuing to work with the Minister of National Defence on this ...

Mentioned by VOCM NEW Local Group Protests Purchase of Trans Mountain Pipeline Local citizens are taking a stand against the Federal Government for its plan to buy a controversial pipeline on the country's west coast. A group of demonstrators gathered inside St. John's South-Mount Pearl MP Seamus O'Regan's constituency office in St.

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by The Globe and Mail Parliament to decide whether to honour MP, also a lieutenant-colonel, who killed himself in First World War “[Post-traumatic stress disorder] can strike a private or it can strike a colonel. We have to realize that there's going to be a physical and mental cost of war and of service.” Both Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan and NDP critic for Veterans ...

Mentioned by MM&D Study to examine Port of St. John's operations “St. John's lies at the heart of trade corridors.,” said Seamus O'Regan, minister of veterans affairs and member of parliament for St. John's South—Mount Pearl. “We offer products that few places can match and understand the importance of ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Trudeau reopens Newfoundland coast guard rescue centre Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pledged to reopen the centre during the federal election campaign in 2015, which saw the Tories lose every seat they had in Atlantic Canada. Veteran Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan, a Newfoundland and Labrador MP, was on ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Sun Trudeau reopens Newfoundland coast guard rescue centre Veteran Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan, a Newfoundland and Labrador MP, was on hand for the opening Friday, saying “a wrong has been righted.” “By reopening this facility, it will provide an essential link for mariners and other ocean users who are ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, I will not even draw attention to the fact that the party opposite voted against funding for service dogs, but I will speak to ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Supplementary Estimates (C), 2017-18: Votes 1c and 5c under Department of Veterans ... Chairman Ellis and fellow members of Parliament, good morning. Thank you for the opportunity to speak with the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs today. I am ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, an increased pain and suffering award; increased income replacement; an increased estate exemption for veterans' funerals and burial; an education benefit of up to ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, an increased pain and suffering award, an increased income replacement, increased estate exemption for veterans funerals and burials, an education benefit of up to ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, veterans' homelessness is unacceptable, which is why we have identified it as a priority of this government. Our government is investing $2.2 billion over ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, I am always glad to have the opportunity to speak to the government's record on veterans and to compare it to those on the ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, as many on this side of the House know, I relish the opportunity to compare the record of this government in two and a ...

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 ...

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. ...