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

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

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Nice fresh day in Ottawa (-37 chill factor) for our second day of winter caucus. https://t.co/Do5e04d6MR

This week

Posted on Twitter After a wonderful AGM of the Malpeque Liberal Ass held in Hunter River, we are now aboard our transport to Halifax… https://t.co/bdC6VjT2rm

Posted on Twitter Was an interesting exchange as both The Provincial Minister of Finance and I, as Chair of Federal Finance Committe… https://t.co/LWBluA8uz9

Posted on Twitter Hi Folks, just a heads up that there is a fake account (@WayneEaster1) currently active. Working with twitter to re… https://t.co/J3RnXE4DM7

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Alzheimer's is a terrible affliction and it is important to encourage greater awareness and understanding. A colour… https://t.co/6CTWJ1swXa

Posted on Twitter @ADL_PEI @L_MacAulay @dfc_plc And I most certainly agree.

A month ago

Voted Yes on Vote #984 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #983 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Voted No on Vote #982 Motion for the production of papers P-15 (Documents pertaining to the reception at the residence of the High ...

Voted Yes on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

Spoke in the House on Pensions Mr. Speaker, In 2016, our government reached a historic agreement with the provinces and territories to expand the Canada pension plan to protect income security for ...

Spoke in the House on Interparliamentary Delegations Mr. Speaker, pursuant to Standing Order 34(1) I have the honour to present, in both official languages, three reports of the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group. The ...

Voted Yes on Vote #980 Motion to proceed to Orders of the Day

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 27th report of the Standing Committee on Finance entitled “Cultivating Competitiveness Helping Canadians ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada's Oil and Gas Sector Mr. Speaker, I have not been here for whole night, but I hear a lot of politics and a lot of solutions. That last speech goes ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to take part in this discussion during the report stage of Bill C-86. In essence, Bill C-86 would implement certain provisions ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 26th report of the Standing Committee on Finance in relation to Bill C-86, ...

Mentioned by Coinrevolution.com (blog) Canada Parliamentarians Want Cryptos To Comply With AML Cryptocurrency trade should be in compliance with the anti-terrorist financing (ATF) and anti-money laundering (AML) regulations according to Canada's lower house Finance committee. The committee leader Malpeque MP Wayne Easter, asserts that, ...

Mentioned by Coinrevolution.com (blog) A Canadian Parliamentary Committee Pushes For AML Compliance Of Cryptocurrencies According to the Finance committee leader Malpeque MP Wayne Easter, Cryptocurrency exchanges operating in the country should be categorized as money service businesses (MSBs) when involved in activities such as exchanging the virtual currencies for ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Milestone MacAulay: minister marks 30 straight years as an MP The secret to Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay's 30 years in the House? 'Lawrence is a really good constituency MP,' says caucus colleague Wayne Easter. 'It doesn't matter if you're the pope or a lobster fisherman or farmer, he'll treat you the ...

Mentioned by The Guardian Wheatley River Remembrance Day ceremony begins at cenotaph, concludes at hall Wreaths were laid on behalf of the P.E.I. Government, Malpeque MP Wayne Easter, the Office of the Official Opposition and District 18, Rustico-Emerald, District 15 West Royalty-Springvale, the Malpeque Conservative Association, the RCMP, the Wheatley ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Easter doesn't believe trade agreement will be signed anytime soon P.E.I. MP Wayne Easter says he thinks it could be well into next year before the new trade agreement between the U.S., Mexico and Canada is ratified. It's a chaotic world at the moment. — Wayne Easter. This week, the Western Gulf Fishermen's ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 24th report of the Standing Committee on Finance, entitled, “Confronting Money Laundering and ...

Spoke in the House on National Local Food Day Act Mr. Speaker, I really appreciate the hon. member's efforts in this regard. This would recognize farmers and producers for what they do, not only for their ...

Mentioned by The Guardian OPINION: Ritz's record tarnishes hall of fame Degrading public dialogue by suggesting he wished P.E.I. resident who died was Liberal MP Wayne Easter. BY IAN ROBSON. GUEST OPINION. Former prime minister Stephen Harper said he “would make Canada unrecognizable.” His agriculture minister ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2019 Budget We'll have to end it there. We're well over on our first round. It's all over the place. Before I turn to Peter, I want to ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-74 Then we set aside clauses 120 to 198, I believe, just to be sure, until tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. (Clauses 120 to 198 allowed to stand) ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Bill C-74 and Main Estimates 2018-19: Votes 1 and 5 under Canada ... I will call the meeting to order, pursuant to Standing Order 81(4), we are studying the main estimates, 2018-19: votes 1 and 5 under Canada Revenue ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Statutory Review of the Proceeds of Crime and Terrorist Financing Act I will call the meeting to order. I apologize to witnesses in advance. We're going to run a little further behind because we're going to have ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Bill C-55 I'm talking about Ms. May saying that the amendment she's proposing—I don't know if she has unanimous consent for it yet or not—weakens her original amendment ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Bill S-232 and Bill S-236 I didn't realize that we voted so much in House of Commons when I was sitting here waiting for this time to begin, but I thank ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Report of the Bank of Canada on Monetary Policy and Economic and ... We shall reconvene. Before we start with the parliamentary budget officer, we have some committee business to deal with. Members have a report from the subcommittee ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Election of Vice-Chairs and Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2018 Budget Congratulations, Mr. Poilievre, as first vice-chair of the committee. Seeing as this is the first meeting on pre-budget consultations in advance of the 2018 budget, I ...

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

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