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

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Reminder: Deadline to share your priorities for the 2017 federal budget is next Fri, Aug 5, 2016. More info: https://t.co/mMMuzMRMxQ

Posted on Twitter Good meeting with Minister MacAulay & PEI Cattle Producers. Agriculture is a great way to stimulate the economy. https://t.co/89txlSQVgc

Posted on Twitter @RandallAffleck will check it out.

Posted on Twitter @RandallAffleck I must have missed that one. Supportive of the increase in Cap Gains Exemption that came into effect w 15 budget What is it?

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter @Cansheep @kinburnsheep I had a great mtg w CSF director Harry Elsinga this morning. Spoke in interests of all Canadian Sheep producers.

This week

Posted on Twitter Bk on PEI. Stanley Bridge. Storm just went through but after the RNC in Cleveland, this is pure bliss. Love u Canada https://t.co/WV3Q14w4Bm

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) ...

A month ago

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

Two months ago

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 ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Canadian Cable Systems Alliance Mr. Speaker, I rise to recognize members of the Canadian Cable Systems Alliance, who are in Ottawa today talking about important issues related to telecommunications policy ...

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 ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Wayne Easter to co-chair Canada-US Inter-Parliamentary Group Malpeque MP Wayne Easter has been elected co-chair of a joint Canada-U.S. committee that examines issues and policies important to both countries. Easter will co-chair the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group (IPG) with Manitoba Senator ...

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