House of Commons photo

Track Wayne

Your Say

In Parliament

Elsewhere

Crucial Fact

  • His favourite word is report.

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

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

Yesterday

Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Posted on Twitter @SenDianeGriffin Thanks Senator. Great work. And a special thanks to your staff as well.

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the 18th report of the Standing Committee on Finance, entitled “Canada's Federal Regional Development ...

Spoke in the House on Statistics Act Mr. Speaker, I listened to the remarks of the member for Sherwood Park—Fort Saskatchewan. The lack of real understanding of what happened in the appointments process ...

Posted on Twitter I am very pleased to present a Summary of Testimony on Federal Regional Development Agencies on behalf of FINA. https://t.co/ohosapM5pn

Posted on Twitter Doing tour @ National Gallery. Standing w Senator Griffin by a Robert Harris painting depicting a one room school i… https://t.co/IkUYTF1Wm0

This week

Posted on Twitter Enjoying an "oyster on the bridge" after completing Bridgefest walk. Congratulations at 20 yrs. Good oysters too -… https://t.co/3CPdQIGhcj

Posted on Twitter Half way there on the Bridgewalk. Green light to PEI in the distance https://t.co/nBzQ2cKYli

Posted on Twitter Bridge walk Starting now Sean Casey is probably half way across already https://t.co/U82jWhpBMI

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the investigation into the Clyde River Fish Kill in Clyde River and area on Prince Edward Island (PEI): (a) how many personnel from ...

Spoke in the House on Main Estimates, 2017-18 Madam Speaker, I do enjoy some time on the finance committee with the member for Edmonton Manning. He mentioned fiction. There really was a lot of ...

Mentioned by The Guardian Broadband Internet infrastructure upgrades announced in Stanley Bridge ... Matthew Jelley, chair of Resort Municipality of Stanley Bridge, Hope River, Bayview, Cavendish and North Rustico; Kim Champion, account manager at Eastlink; and Malpeque MP Wayne Easter attended an announcement Saturday of an Internet upgrade.

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Paris Agreement Mr. Speaker, earlier the minister said the motion was important to see where the new Conservative leadership stands. I would tell her that I would not ...

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Madam Speaker, I believe the member for Halifax left out one very important point about what legalization would do, and that is that individuals would know ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Mr. Speaker, I congratulate the member on his remarks. I thought they were very thorough, well thought out, and very fair. I am pleased to hear ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I listened with interest to the member for Joliette as he spoke mainly about the infrastructure bank. If I could put it simply, I ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca MP says labelling all genetically modified foods could create unnecessary fear An Island MP says he voted against a private member's bill to require the labelling of genetically-modified food because he didn't think a blanket system would serve the public. Wayne Easter was one of three Island MPs who voted against the bill, which ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Economic and Fiscal Outlook We'll come to order and reconvene on committee business. We're in public for a bit. Just to give people an indication of what we have to ...

Mentioned by HighTech Caller Canada's Trudeau Defends Dairy System After Trump Criticism American producers say Canada's policy violates trade agreements and exacerbates a glut of milk on the American side of the border. Malpeque MP Wayne Easter has some advice for U.S. President Donald Trump over remarks claiming unfair dairy trade ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Canada is not the problem, says MP Wayne Easter over dairy trade with the US Malpeque MP Wayne Easter has some advice for U.S. President Donald Trump over remarks claiming unfair dairy trade practices between Canada and the U.S. and the effects on the American dairy industry's revenue and jobs. Canada is not the problem.

Mentioned by Yahoo News Canada is not the problem, says MP Wayne Easter over dairy trade with the U.S. Malpeque MP Wayne Easter has some advice for U.S. President Donald Trump over remarks claiming unfair dairy trade practices between Canada and the U.S. and the affects on the American dairy industry's revenue and jobs. Canada is not the problem.

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Liberal MP Easter says Grits should switch approach on House rule changes to get legislative agenda moving Liberal MP Wayne Easter, right, pictured with Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner. Mr. Easter told The Hill Times that there's not enough getting done in the House of Commons. 'I've been a long-term MP and I strongly believe that you have to have at least ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Votes 1 and 5 under Department of Finance, Vote ... Thank you, both. To close, Minister, I have a question, or perhaps more of a comment. We've had Dominic Barton and some other representatives from the ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Finance committee on Second Report of the Advisory Council on Economic Growth The time is up. I hope we'll have time for one more question from each of the parties. There is a point that I do want ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Committee Business —and proposed an agenda going forward. Suzie is going to distribute that. We'll go through the calendar and where I think we are. We decided as ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-26, An Act to amend the Canada Pension ... I think probably procedurally the best way to proceed is we need basically an agreement to adopt the subcommittee report, and if there's anything we want ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the 2017 Budget Thank you, Mr. Estabrooks, Mr. Caron. I do have one question I want to bring here. I know ACOA reasonably well. I will agree with you ...

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 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 ...

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