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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 Words to live by. ‘So walk on air against your better judgement Establishing yourself somewhere in between...’ https://t.co/hCxtVQHzkq

Voted Yes on Vote #367 Private Members' Business M-108 (Contribution of ranchers and farmers)

Voted No on Vote #366 on Bill C-349 Amend the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other acts (criminal organization)

Posted on Twitter Met with Brenda and Kathryn of @Startup_Canada. Would love to have you in St. John's. Plenty of incredible entrep… https://t.co/TL0BLly5ir

Posted on Twitter At @WritersAtWP, with Gros Morne standing majestic behind him. He loved every corner of this great country.… https://t.co/ydPElHw15n

Posted on Twitter This description of Gord Downie from his obituary in the New York Times is everything. https://t.co/HgSNPEe6Uq

Posted on Twitter A substantive and (thankfully!) not always serious conversation about mental health. Thank you, Mark. https://t.co/RkZ12w4MUp

Posted on Twitter Donna Butt, a pioneer of arts, culture, tourism and business in our Province. She set the stage for our tremendou… https://t.co/MiH6hUUJ1J

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #365 on Bill C-55 Amend the Oceans Act and the Canada Petroleum Resources

Voted No on Vote #364 Opposition Motion (Implementation of a universal pharmacare program)

Voted No on Vote #363 Opposition Motion (Minister of Finance's documents submitted to the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner)

Three days ago

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 ...

Mentioned by InfoTel News Ltd Kamloops MP's outcry helps avoid Remembrance Day wreath gaffe McLeod received the news about the wreath limit from Veteran Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan on Friday and let him know she thought it was a mistake. O'Regan defended the change on social media saying MPs were only getting two paid for by taxpayers ...

A week ago

Mentioned by The Telegram Mount Pearl business gets $500000 from ACOA The funding was announced by St. John's South-Mount Pearl MP Seamus O'Regan Thursday on behalf of ACOA. Genoa Design International Limited provides production lofting, detail design and 3-D modelling services to shipbuilding and offshore industries ...

Mentioned by The Telegram Ottawa names Atlantic consortium as first of nine shortlisted 'superclusters' Veterans Affairs Minister Seamus O'Regan, MP for St. John's South-Mount Pearl, says the proposal made it to the final stage among 50 submitted by more than 1,000 firms and 350 other participants is a victory in itself. “This supercluster initiative has ...

Mentioned by The Telegram Ottawa names Atlantic consortium as first of nine shortlisted 'superclusters' Federal cabinet minister Seamus O'Regan speaks during a news conference announcing Ocean Supercluster as one of nine finalists in the federal government's Innovation Supercluster Initiative, which is aimed at fostering public-private partnerships in ...

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 ...

Mentioned by VOCM New National Suicide Prevention Strategy Hopes to Shield Veterans The MP for St. John's South-Mount Pearl, Seamus O'Regan, was joined by the federal defense minister and the Chief of Defence in Ottawa to announce a new Suicide Prevention Strategy for Canadian military members and veterans. The plan represents a ...

Two weeks ago

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 ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Invictus Games Mr. Speaker, I thank the hon. member for Scarborough—Rouge Park for championing the Invictus Games in Toronto. These games have already saved lives. They give many ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, whatever the cause, we support veterans with service-related illnesses and injuries. Every situation is unique. We work with each veteran on his or her ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, with regard to (a), Veterans Affairs Canada provides disability benefits to veterans with a service-related health condition or disability, regardless of the cause. The ...

Mentioned by Gazette Research ... investment of $34.7 million. Seamus O'Regan, minister of Veterans Affairs; Nick Whalen, member of Parliament, St. John's East; and Colin Holloway, parliamentary secretary to the provincial minister of Municipal Affairs and the Environment, also ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, the people of Newfoundland and Labrador know how important reliable infrastructure is to ensuring a high quality of life. In my riding, cities and ...

Spoke in the House on Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Mr. Speaker, the Governor General's Performing Arts Award is presented each year in the categories of theatre, dance, classical music, popular music, film, and broadcasting. This ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Vote 1b under Canada Council for the Arts, ... Minister, in my mind, the status quo at the CBC is not going to stand. It cannot stand, and going ad-free is not nearly enough. I ...