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Liberal MP for Saint John—Rothesay (New Brunswick)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter @chmelvin No “vote” on these. They aren’t campaign signs.

Posted on Twitter Pounding away for Saint John - Rothesay!! 🙋‍♂️ https://t.co/8yOBlWMJoK

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @chmelvin It’s appreciated lol. I know.... 🙂

Posted on Twitter Good morning! I was very proud to be with @SeamusORegan @R_Boissonnault, and all of my colleagues as we raised the… https://t.co/aAzU1lWDpU

Posted on Twitter Well that’s a wrap! 4 years 440 nights away 1400 votes Historic increase in federal funding for SJR Always Standin… https://t.co/3zXt909PFM

This week

Posted on Twitter @mhbagha @SJNewcomersCntr @Y_SaintJohn @cityofsaintjohn @Refugees @UNHCRCanada @dondarlingSJ Me too! I’m in Ottawa… https://t.co/t88DRDmpBM

Voted Yes on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Voted No on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Voted Yes on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Labour Mr. Speaker, unions built the middle class in Saint John—Rothesay, and today, unions like IBEW, CUPW, CUPE, PSAC, ILA, Unifor, IAFF, and SJPA, and union leaders ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Online Secondary Ticket Sales Industry and Canada Council for the Arts I'm glad to see he's back into it. On a serious note, with regard to an application process, a funding entity, it's of utmost importance that ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Report 1, Call Centres, of the 2019 Spring Reports of the Auditor ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for your presentation this morning. I think all of us as members of Parliament, certainly in my riding of Saint ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Mandate of CBC/Radio-Canada as it relates to the Broadcasting Act Thank you, Madame Chair. Good afternoon to my colleagues, and thank you very much for coming in this afternoon. It's very much appreciated, and it was ...

Spoke in the House on Disability Awareness Week Mr. Speaker, on Sunday I was honoured to help kick off Disability Awareness Week celebrations at key industries in Saint John. Disability Awareness Week is a ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Main Estimates 2019-20: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under Canada Mortgage and ... Thank you to our ministers for being here this morning to share with us your vision for Canada. I want to thank you for what you ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Online Secondary Ticket Sales Industry Thanks for that. I was part of an organization that brought in a premier CHL hockey event. We were disappointed that the promoter actually held tickets ...

Spoke in the House on Youth Employment Mr. Speaker, young people in my great riding of Saint John—Rothesay are worried about finding well-paying jobs after they graduate. Thanks to our government's investment in ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on The Environment Madam Speaker, as residents of a coastal community, we live on the front lines of the battle against climate change in Saint John—Rothesay. I would like ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Online Secondary Ticket Sales Industry I just have one comment. I think the root of the problem in a lot of instances is the promoters. As another example, we had a ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Online Secondary Ticket Sales Industry Thank you, Madam Chair. Thank you for coming in this afternoon. It's much appreciated. I'll start by sharing an experience I had on StubHub recently. I've ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on M-194, Precarious Employment in Canada and Main Estimates 2019-20: Votes 1, 5 ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Good afternoon, Ministers Qualtrough and Hajdu. It's great to have you back before us. Minister Hajdu, I have two quick points. Thank ...

Spoke in the House on Seniors Mr. Speaker, seniors in Saint John—Rothesay deserve more support from their federal government. That is why I am pleased to rise today to talk about the ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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, ...

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 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 ...

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 ...