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Liberal MP for Saint John—Rothesay (New Brunswick)

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

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Great meeting with maryelenastack and Trudy Garnett from Options Employment Outreach. https://t.co/3e49Rcy5Yz

Posted on Twitter @SJ_REALTORS Always great meeting with you !

This week

Posted on Twitter Great speech @PROKidsSJ by David Dobbelsteyn on the amazing things they do in our community! https://t.co/GMHvSPdC26

Posted on Twitter Mayor @dondarlingSJ #takingshapesj #leadership https://t.co/7o6U8Iq51R

Posted on Twitter Leadership in action @dondarlingsj #takingshape https://t.co/itcke2nv0L

Posted on Twitter @portsaintjohn CEO talks about the exciting future of our Port! Amazing! https://t.co/x4oFdT1c4E

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 Private Members' Business M-64 (Italian Heritage Month)

Voted No on Vote #284 on Bill C-322 Amend the Railway Safety Act (road crossings)

Voted No on Vote #283 on Bill C-291 Amend the Food and Drugs Act (genetically modified food)

Voted Yes on Vote #282 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Voted Yes on Vote #281 on Bill C-4 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act, the Public Service ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote1 under Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying, Vote ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you, Commissioner Dawson, for your submission today. Obviously, some of us on this side have a business background. I've been through many ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-243 We've met. We've consulted. We've discussed. We've met with the member who brought this bill forward. We also feel that the changes or the items brought ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Supporting the Arts in New Brunswick - Government of Canada provides funding in support of Symphony New Brunswick SAINT JOHN, NB, April 18, 2017 /CNW/ - Wayne Long, Member of Parliament (Saint John–Rothesay), on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, today announced a matching grant of $334,831 for the Symphony New Brunswick ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on 2017 Centennial Flame Research Award and Main Estimates 2017-18: Vote 1 under ... Thank you, Chair, and thank you to our witnesses. Again, I apologize for the tone and line of questioning from my counterpart across from me, earlier. ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-243 Thank you, Chair. Good morning to our witnesses. Anna and Melodie, thank you for your very compelling stories. They're unbelievable. I want to start by telling ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA) Thank you, Chair. I want to drill down a bit on meaningful consent. Again, I stick to this line every time I question, but with respect ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-243 Thank you, Chair, and thank you to our witnesses this morning for their very interesting testimonies. Professor Cherry, I read some articles last night on the ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, let me say how thrilled and pleased I am to stand here in the House and speak to budget 2017. It is a budget ...

Spoke in the House on Sandwich Program Mr. Speaker, we have not lived today until we have done something for someone who can never repay us. I was elected by the great people ...

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, our government was elected on a strong commitment to re-engage the federal government in affordable housing. Last year, we made significant investments in affordable ...

Mentioned by Yahoo News Small deeds, big projects: tackling Saint John poverty When Wayne Long and his staff first floated the idea of operating a free lunch program at his Market Square office, "we thought we might get a person or two a day," the Saint John-Rothesay MP said. Since late January, many more than that, including ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Small deeds, big projects: tackling Saint John poverty When Wayne Long and his staff first floated the idea of operating a free lunch program at his Market Square office, "we thought we might get a person or two a day," the Saint John-Rothesay MP said. Since late January, many more than that, including ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Government of Canada concludes first case study visit for Tackling Poverty Together project in Saint John, New ... SAINT JOHN, March 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Today, Wayne Long, Member of Parliament for Saint John–Rothesay, on behalf of the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos, Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, thanked the City of Saint John, the ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you, Chair. Thank you to our witnesses. I come from Saint John–Rothesay in southern New Brunswick. Unfortunately, we're a city of two stories of great ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Poverty Reduction Strategies Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to our presenters this morning. I'd like to start with Marie-Christine and Linda on housing and how important affordable ...

Mentioned by Huddle Today Discover Saint John Announces Canada 150 Cargo-tecture Competition Saint John MP Wayne Long, Area 506 organizer Ray Gracewood, Discover Saint John executive director Victoria Clarke and Saint John Mayor Don Darling. Image: Cherise Letson/Huddle Today ...

Spoke in the House on Homelessness Mr. Speaker, the facts are sobering. There are 35,000 people in our country who will be homeless tonight. There are 235,000 people who will experience homelessness ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Housing Mr. Speaker, homelessness is a terrible, preventable situation lived by too many Canadians. I was proud to see our government increasing the homeless partnering strategy funding ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I thank the member across for his speech and his version of economics. Again we hear how the Conservative Party is such a great ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Port Saint John: Canada's next National Historic Seaport? Saint John MP Wayne Long has declared the development of Partridge Island as a priority, pushing for the establishment of a ferry service to the island by the end of his mandate. "I don't think there's a historic side in Canada that can boast that ...

Spoke in the House on Early Learning Mr. Speaker, today, I want to address a topic on which we should all be able to agree, and that is child literacy. I am proud ...

Spoke in the House on Canada Pension Plan Madam Speaker, in my riding of Saint John—Rothesay, people who come into my constituency office are very happy and proud that our government has the foresight ...