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

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

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #175 on Bill C-228 Amend the Fisheries Act (closed containment aquaculture)

Voted No on Vote #174 on Bill C-245 Concerning the development of a national poverty reduction strategy in Canada

Voted Yes on Vote #173 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Posted on Twitter @JDan_PEI finally got through. All well there.

Posted on Twitter @JDan_PEI never heard. I'm in Ottawa. Will call Helen.

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #172 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Voted No on Vote #171 on Bill C-29 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March ...

Posted on Twitter Winter Wonderland here in the Nation's capital this morning. https://t.co/BKOg4vnKv8

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have two reports from committee to present today. First, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the eighth report of ...

Posted on Twitter Great to have a chat with former Prime Minister Chretien today. Fun to have some of the former team together. https://t.co/dw0UJiOPss

Posted on Twitter Minister of Finance, Hon Bill Morneau now appearing before FINA on Supps estimates and C - 29 (Budget Implementation Act)

Posted on Twitter Victoria, P.E.I., gets $650K for community upgrades https://t.co/aRl7NQOSdW https://t.co/SO8cXwo8NT

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, my question is to the Minister of Infrastructure. For the last two years, Prince Edward Island has led this country in export growth and ...

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

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Michael O'Neill Mr. Speaker, today I stand to honour my friend and long-term employee on the Hill, Michael O'Neill, who passed away recently. Mike's career began in 1981, ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2016, No. 2 What worries me, Mr. Speaker, about the member's remarks is that there were a lot of exaggerations and misinformation. For the member to get up in ...

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 ...

A month ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca US election: Cooler heads will prevail says PEI MP Wayne Easter, who co-chairs the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group, says now that the voting is over the political reality will set in for president-elect Donald Trump. The Malpeque MP said cooler heads will prevail now that the United ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the sixth report of the Standing Committee on Finance entitled “The Canada Revenue Agency, ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Pension Plan Madam Speaker, listening to my colleague's remarks and some of the questions and speeches coming from the other side, it seems they want to drive us ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Ottawa to spend $1M on central PEI fishing harbours The government of Canada will spend $1 million on improvements to three fishing harbours including Malpeque, P.E.I., area MP Wayne Easter announced Monday. Ottawa investing $12M in P.E.I.'s small harbours. The money will be spent completing the ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Woman addresses gender gap issue to Commons committee — of all men P.E.I. MP Wayne Easter. Easter said the meeting was about pre-budget consultations, and gender gap was just one of the topics that was covered. "To make it sound like the committee was looking at that issue and there was no women present, I do think is ...

Mentioned by Digital Journal Canada Invests to Help Eradicate Scrapie in Sheep and Goat Herds Member of Parliament for Malpeque, Wayne Easter on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay today announced an investment of up to $345,720 to the Canadian Sheep Federation (CSF) to implement the Scrapie Eradication ...

Mentioned by EIN News (press release) Canada Invests to Help Eradicate Scrapie in Sheep and Goat Herds Member of Parliament for Malpeque, Wayne Easter on behalf of Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay today announced an investment of up to $345,720 to the Canadian Sheep Federation (CSF) to implement the Scrapie Eradication ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

More than three 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 ...

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 ...

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 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 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 ...

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