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  • His favourite word is chair.

Liberal MP for Malpeque (P.E.I.)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 62% of the vote.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians Act Mr. Speaker, that last statement by the member was absolutely ridiculous. This committee would not be an extension of the Prime Minister's Office. The fact of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #109 That the House call on the government to respect the custom of regional representation when making appointments to ...

Posted on Twitter It was a great meeting today with John Masswohl, Ivan Johnson, and Tom Teichroeb. Thanks @CdnCattlemen for the Fall… https://t.co/0MsK7j6O72

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Monday Sept 26. Sometimes Parliament Hill looks more like construction zone. Ah! But our job is to construct policy. https://t.co/uMnpTO4kyM

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @rowancaseley great service indeed. And nice for it to be held in Kensington. It'd be true to say the town was crawling w police today.

Posted on Twitter Kensington. 2016 PEI Police & Peace Officers Memorial Service. "They are our heroes, We shall not forget them" https://t.co/0htoYMOEhe

This week

Posted on Twitter Regional Development Agencies (incl ACOA) were first to appear at the FINA's Pre-Budget Consultations this week. https://t.co/6m7Db1cWEl

Posted on Twitter Enjoyed meeting @astairsk of @eBayCanada this week in Ottawa https://t.co/pshRqVO9KK

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #108 on Bill C-232 Amend the Excise Act, 2001 (spirits)

Voted No on Vote #107 on Bill C-229 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and to make related ...

Voted Yes on Vote #106 on Bill C-221 Amend the Criminal Code (sports betting)

Voted No on Vote #105 That the Standing Committee on Finance be instructed to undertake a study to prepare and bring in a ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca PEI MP Wayne Easter tells vegan to 'have a T-bone steak' on Twitter A P.E.I. MP offered up some unwelcome advice on Twitter recently, telling a vegan to "have a T-bone steak." Wayne Easter, who represents the Malpeque riding, was responding to a tweet in which Richelle Benoit questioned Easter and MP Lawrence ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca PEI MP gets trapped in a protest at Republican convention 'We will have to deal with whoever ends up being president'. By Angela Walker, CBC News Posted: Jul 22, 2016 7:00 PM AT Last Updated: Jul 22, 2016 7:00 PM AT. MP Wayne Easter snapped this photo at the convention (Wayne Easter) ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Canada Revenue Agency’s Efforts to Combat Tax Avoidance and Evasion Okay. B.C., Alberta, and Saskatchewan.... I actually think—and I'll go to Mr. Caron on this, as well—you're right. In terms of the numbers for the overall ...

Spoke in the House on Roy Atkinson Mr. Speaker, today I pay tribute to Roy Atkinson, who recently passed away. Roy was an advocate, farm leader, and visionary. His tireless work to promote ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Cost estimate of Bill C-239, An Act to Amend the Income Tax ... Thank you very much. Is there anyone else who has one quick question they want to ask? Okay, with that we'll thank the parliamentary budget officer ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Canada Revenue Agency’s Efforts to Combat Tax Avoidance and Evasion We'll call the meeting to order. Today's hearing is pursuant to Standing Order 108(2), a study of the Canada Revenue Agency's efforts to combat tax avoidance ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply What about the Fair Elections Act? Did the member ever hear of that?

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the fifth report of the Standing Committee on Finance in relation to Bill C-15, ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-15 Okay. I do know that the issue with regard to the Wheat Board relates to taxes, but I think you should be aware, Mr. McGowan, and ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-15 As with the previous amendment, BQ-9 seek to increase benefits set out in section 17 of the Employment Insurance Act and in the opinion of the ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the fourth report of the Standing Committee on Finance in relation to main estimates ...

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1) I have the honour to present to the House, in both official languages, two reports of the Canadian delegation ...

Spoke in the House on Steven MacKinnon Mr. Speaker, today I pay tribute to Steven MacKinnon, a pioneer of ecological farming in P.E.I., who died suddenly at his home in New Argyle at ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Chair, I want to talk about strengthening Canada's place in the world, but before I get there, I want to raise one question with the ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Canada Revenue Agency’s Efforts to Combat Tax Avoidance and Evasion All right. I think we can debate it based on some of the advice coming forward from some of the people on the legal end of ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-2 I'll recall the meeting to order. Just before we start clause-by-clause consideration of the bill, I certainly welcome the witnesses from the Department of Finance, who ...

Mentioned by The Guardian Charlottetown PEI MP Wayne Easter quoted in fundraising email warning of GST hike The Conservative Party of Canada is speculating the federal Liberal government is getting ready to increase the GST and is using comments from P.E.I. MP Wayne Easter to make its case. A fundraising email was sent to Conservative party members Friday ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Wayne Easter calls for 'birthplace of Confederation' status for PEI Charlottetown is known by many as the birthplace of Confederation but now an Island MP wants to make it official. Malpeque MP Wayne Easter has tabled a private member's bill called "An Act to Recognize Charlottetown as the Birthplace of Confederation.".

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-253 An Act to Recognize Charlottetown as the Birthplace of Confederation

Mentioned by CBC.ca Infrastructure money will benefit PEI, says MP Wayne Easter Malpeque MP Wayne Easter says his government's first federal budget will benefit many Islanders. Federal finance minister Bill Morneau delivered the Liberal budget in the House of Commons yesterday that includes plans to spend $12 billion on ...

Mentioned by The Guardian Charlottetown Wayne Easter elected co-chair of Canada-US Inter-Parliamentary Group HUNTER RIVER – Malpeque MP Wayne Easter has recently been elected co-Chairman of the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group. “As a long time active member of the Canada-US Inter-Parliamentary Group, I fully appreciate the critically ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Election of Vice-Chairs The analyst is handing out copies of the routine motions. We'll go through them one by one. We'll discuss and debate them and come to a ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-551 An Act to establish the National Security Committee of Parliamentarians