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

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

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Rural-Urban Riding Exchange Mr. Speaker, this summer the member for Pickering—Uxbridge and I embarked on a rural-urban riding exchange. As a long-serving member, and as a new member, mentorship ...

Two days ago

Mentioned by Toronto Sun Trudeau's tax pitch is based on myths and class-envy Last week, P.E.I. Liberal MP Wayne Easter let it be known he was opposed to his own government's proposed small business tax changes. Or if not opposed, at least concerned. This was significant, I thought. Surely it was a sign the federal government ...

Mentioned by The Guardian Bill tabled again in Ottawa to recognize Charlottetown as Canada's birthplace Malpeque MP Wayne Easter introduced bill S-236 Monday, with Egmont MP Bobby Morrissey serving as seconder. A Senate committee has already approved the bill, which will give it more priority on the order paper than a similar bill previously tabled in ...

Mentioned by Edmonton Sun Trudeau's tax pitch is based on myths and class-envy Last week, P.E.I. Liberal MP Wayne Easter let it be known he was opposed to his own government's proposed small business tax changes. Or if not opposed, at least concerned. This was significant, I thought. Surely it was a sign the federal government ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Confederation birthplace bill moves to House of Commons ... presented to the Commons by Malpeque MP Wayne Easter. "This legislation is an important part in celebrating our Confederation 150 years ago," said Easter. "I look forward to moving it through the House of Commons during this seminal year for Canada.".

Mentioned by The Guardian WAYNE EASTER: Consulting Canadians House Finance Committee chairman Wayne Easter, MP for Malpeque, right, pictured with Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner, of Cape Breton, wants his committee to narrow down the focus on pre-budget consultations in 2017 and 'not try to be all things to all people.'.

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Customs Act Madam Speaker, I would not want the member opposite to unknowingly leave wrong information on the record. The member talked about the Ambassador Bridge in his ...

Spoke in the House on Recognition of Charlottetown as the Birthplace of Confederation Act moved for leave to introduce Bill S-236, an act to recognize Charlottetown as the birthplace of Confederation. Mr. Speaker, it was seconded by the member for ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, I would suggest the rhetoric of the official opposition is getting wildly out of hand. Do they not favour consultations? I know that is ...

Posted on Twitter British PM Theresa May &PM Trudeau stand prior to military inspection as gun salute rings through the air. https://t.co/CopuI1hSST

A week ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Government needs to 'step back' from tax changes, says Liberal finance chair Wayne Easter, the Liberal MP who is chair of the Commons finance committee, says he is not impressed by how his own government is rolling out its proposed tax changes. Backlash against tax changes shows how hard it is to promote equality: Don Pittis.

Posted on Twitter Pre-Budget Consultation dates announced, follow the link to see which cities we'll be visiting. https://t.co/1Buaj9HwmD #Budget2018

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to Senator Libby Hubley on her retirement. She has never lost the common touch. Job well done. https://t.co/5AmpXu4j7v

Posted on Twitter Great tribute tonight at Victoria Playhouse for Erskine Smith by "The Four Tellers". Great performance & touching tribute.

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Waiting for the PM to come to the townhall session at UBC Campus in Kelowna. Busy day of caucus mtgs earlier https://t.co/koFXvQtayK

Posted on Twitter Gt but sad article in 2day's Guardian by Susan Hartley PhD "Six Young Mothers Die". Reason why Mental Health a condition of health accord

Three months ago

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

Voted Yes on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

More than three 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 ...

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 ...

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