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  • His favourite word is indigenous.

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 "We're at a time now where if you are a female, if you are Indigenous, you can do whatever you want. It's always be… https://t.co/WWiIqDQwSL

Posted on Twitter Cette Journée nationale des peuples autochtones, le projet de loi C-92 est devenu loi. Maintenant, les lois de se… https://t.co/zDFk2XZDLa

Posted on Twitter On National Indigenous Peoples Day, Bill C-92 became law. Now, Child and Family Service laws created by and for In… https://t.co/06jvDYOQhW

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Pride Flag raising on Parliament Hill, where I can proudly say, in front of a crowd with impunity, these magical wo… https://t.co/VriNlpiV8b

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Morning Ceremony with Elders. National Aboriginal Peoples Day 2019. Cérémonie matinale avec des aînés. Journée nat… https://t.co/1Hkd0OZe0D

Posted on Twitter Happy National Indigenous Peoples Day! Joyeuse Journée nationale des peuples autochtones! https://t.co/hmDHNds2iG

This week

Voted Yes on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Voted No on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Voted Yes on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Community Capacity Building and Retention of Talent, Main Estimates 2019-20: Vote 1 ... Thank you, Madam Chair. I'm pleased to be appearing once more before the committee to discuss the main estimates of Indigenous Services Canada. I'd like to ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I was in Grassy Narrows, because building a health facility there is a priority for us. The hope was to sign an agreement to ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Children, Youth and Families Act moved that the bill be read the third time and passed. Mr. Speaker, I would like to start by acknowledging that we are meeting on the ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, we all owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to the survivors and family members who shared their painful memories and stories with the commission, ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, our government is committed to ending the ongoing national tragedy of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls. We thank the commission for its ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, the hon. member knows that we work in partnership with the Government of Nunavut and Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated to respond to the mental health ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Affairs Mr. Speaker, I thank the hon. member for the question on this essential matter facing our country. Ensuring that first nations, Inuit and Métis are able ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, that is not how it reads at all. In fact, we will remain on guard and work diligently with indigenous communities as they make ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, climate change is real, and we know that first nations are disproportionately impacted, but the subsidy that the NDP wants to eliminate would leave ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Indigenous and Northern Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and ... Thank you, Madame Chair and colleagues, for the invitation to appear before the committee today to speak to these important and necessary changes to child and ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (A), 2018-19: Votes 1a and 5a under ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, and good afternoon to you and all the members of the committee. Thank you for the opportunity to appear today to discuss ...

Mentioned by VOCM Provincial Drama Festival Enters 70th Year, Should Be Heritage Event says O'Keefe Former Mayor of the city of St. John's, and current chair for the upcoming festival, Dennis O'Keefe, spoke on VOCM Open Line with Paddy Daly, and says that he has spoken with both Heritage Canada and MP Seamus O'Regan about getting the event ...

Mentioned by VOCM New Team Gushue Extension to Open to Traffic on Monday The long-awaited Team Gushue Highway Extension will open to the public by Monday. St. John's South-Mount Pearl MP Seamus O'Regan says once the new section of highway opens, drivers will wonder what they ever did without it. The new extension from ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Sun PM knows all the lines at non-partison Newfoundland 'shed party' ... and We'll Roar (like true Newfoundlanders)” by the Ryans and the Pittmans. The PM, who was also on stage, jumped in and sang each line with gusto. On Thursday, Minister of Veterans Affairs Seamus O'Regan, who is MP for St. John's South–Mount Pearl, ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen PM Justin Trudeau rants and roars at Newfoundland 'shed party' on the Hill ... and We'll Roar (like true Newfoundlanders)” by the Ryans and the Pittmans. The PM, who was also on stage, jumped in and sang each line with gusto. On Thursday, Minister of Veterans Affairs Seamus O'Regan, who is MP for St. John's South–Mount Pearl, ...

Mentioned by VOCM NEW St. John's Port Authority Already Looking at Further Harbour Upgrades The MP for St. John's South-Mount Pearl, Seamus O'Regan, says the planned upgrades are about safety. He says it wasn't just the fact that Prosser's Rock was becoming overcrowded; it had become a fire hazard as well. He says the federal government has ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada (blog) What's an ocean supercluster? It binds an industry, and it just got $153M from Ottawa Seamus O'Regan, MP for St. John's South-Mount Pearl, said that the combined strengths of both small and large companies in the region will allow for people to remain in Newfoundland and Labrador rather than looking for work outside of the province.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...