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  • His favourite word is john.

Liberal MP for Saint John—Rothesay (New Brunswick)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 49% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Let’s hope our @TheChamberSJ also gets on board..... Canadian Chamber of Commerce solidly backs carbon pricing https://t.co/2Uc7P2xShZ

Posted on Twitter I fully support this. We need to make a statement here. https://t.co/z6bcjDXgQ9

This week

Posted on Twitter @poitrasCBC Ah sorry you are right. I’m just having some fun.

Posted on Twitter @scott_waddell87 lol wait until you hear. Then tell me the right thing was done. Coming soon. The Infrastructure M… https://t.co/VJDksruPlN

Posted on Twitter @DominicCardy @rbdoiron @chmelvin @KingDjangoIV @poitrasCBC I know you're new in the Leg, so give me a call if you… https://t.co/kqBoeEJDz3

Posted on Twitter @RedTory1 @thomjeff @scott_waddell87 Wait till you hear what it’s going to cost gov to fix Douglas Avenue. Then you… https://t.co/4IHmHmDHy7

Spoke in the House on Saint John—Rothesay Mr. Speaker, the holiday season is a time to reflect upon the year that has passed and give a hand to those most in need in ...

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 ...

Didn't vote on Vote #981 on Bill C-76 Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make certain consequential amendments

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

A week ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on M-192, Episodic Disabilities Thank you, Mr. Chair, and good morning to our head table, fellow MPs, and witnesses. It's very good testimony this morning. Thank you. I'm going to ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on M-192, Episodic Disabilities Thank you. Also, other testimony we heard about EI sickness benefits is that they be provided for 75 days rather than 15 weeks, to allow more ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, one thing the member opposite did not mention was getting pipelines approved and built to tidewater. I am from the riding of Saint John—Rothesay, ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on M-192, Episodic Disabilities Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to our witnesses this morning. MP Yurdiga, you've done a great job on this motion. I'll just give you ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca EXCLUSIVE: Postal worker says Liberal MP Stephen Fuhr vowed to oppose Canada Post back-to-work bill In October 2017, Liberal MP Wayne Long was also punished after supporting a Conservative motion to extend consultations on a controversial set of tax changes that garnered significant opposition and confusion from many small business owners. Long was ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Supporting Families After the Loss of a Child Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good morning to our witnesses. Thank you for your testimony this morning. First, Mr. MacPhee, can you talk to what, if any, ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Supporting Families After the Loss of a Child Thank you. Ms. Joy and Ms. Cadell, I want to talk to you just about the EI benefits and the flexibility of benefits, and how you ...

Spoke in the House on Saint John Labourers' Benevolent Association Mr. Speaker, last week, I was proud to attend the unveiling of a Parks Canada plaque commemorating the national historic importance of the founding of the ...

Mentioned by AirMed and Rescue Magazine New facilities announced for Canadian Coast Guard The Canadian Coast Guard has announced a new integrated services centre and helicopter hangar at Saint John, New Brunswick. The new facilities were announced by Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John-Rothesay, on behalf of Jonathan ...

Mentioned by CTV News Many residents want accountability for continued explosions at Saint John scrap yard “Explosions happening frequently cannot continue,” said Liberal MP Wayne Long. “We have a neighbourhood of … people in the west side that live around that operation that are concerned, they're terrified.” The Port of Saint John has confirmed there ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Brian Gallant plans to resign as Liberal leader Saint John-Rothesay Liberal MP Wayne Long and former provincial Liberal candidate Susan Holt both say Gallant's re-election campaign was hurt by a blitz of pre-writ government spending announcements, and a similar wave of campaign promises.

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada provides support for youth in four New Brunswick communities Today, Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John–Rothesay, on behalf of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, announced $2,998,096 in federal funding under the National Crime Prevention Strategy (NCPS) for the Intercultural ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-81 Mr. Chair, when we had witnesses before the committee, there was a concern expressed that regulated entities are not required to develop an effective accessibility plan. ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-81 It reads: That Bill C-81, in Clause 6, be amended by (a) replacing line 4 on page 4 with the following: “of their disabilities;” (b) replacing ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities Madam Speaker, I move: That Motion No. 192 be amended to change the words “February 2019” with the words “May 16, 2019”.

Spoke at the Public Safety committee on M-161, Record Suspension Program Then I'd better get going. I certainly applaud the speed with which I'm actually in front of your committee. My motion was just passed on Tuesday. ...

Spoke in the House on Record Suspension Program Madam Speaker, I rise tonight with great pride on behalf of my beautiful riding of Saint John—Rothesay to cap off the second hour of debate on ...

Spoke in the House on Small Business Week Mr. Speaker, on this Small Business Week, it is time to take stock of some of the amazing things happening in my riding of Saint John—Rothesay. ...

Spoke in the House on Global Warming Mr. Speaker, my riding of Saint John—Rothesay is a riding of two realities. It is arguably one of the most industrial ridings east of Montreal, but ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada announces funding for cannabis public education initiative in Saint John, New Brunswick Today, on behalf of the Honourable Ginette Petitpas Taylor, Minister of Health, Member of Parliament Wayne Long announced an investment of $1.14 million over three years to the John Howard Society of New Brunswick under Health Canada's Substance ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Boxing Mr. Speaker, today I rise to inform the House about an incredible accomplishment by a tremendous young woman from my riding of Saint John—Rothesay. Last month, ...