March 23, 2021
My PMB C-230 passes second reading
OTTAWA, Virtual Parliament, March 23, 2021: It was an honour to end Debate for 2nd Reading of my Private Member's Bill C-230 - a National Strategy to Redress Environmental Racism
February 8, 2021
$1.1m funding for Mi'Kmawey Debert
So happy to announce $1,193.802.00 federal funding from the Canada Cultural Spaces fund, at a meeting with Dr. Donald Julien and Tim Bernard on behalf of the Government of Canada so they can pay for the architectural plans for the Mi'Kmawey Debert Cultural Centre in Nova Scotia.
February 8, 2021
Thank you Cumberland-Colchester!
It is an absolute honour to be Member of Parliament for Cumberland-Colchester. The work never really stops - but when I reflect on all…
February 6, 2021
Tatamagouche Legion receive $13k
It was wonderful to meet with Frank Beck and members of the 64 Tatamagouche Legion on February 6th, and a chance to present them with a Certificate of Appreciation for their fine work in support of veterans, veterans families.
February 5, 2021
Pre-Budget Consultation Online Event
It's pre-budget consultation time! And a budget during Covid 19 has never been more critical! As government, we have to keep us safe now and work to rebuild our economy so we can get back to business! We need to know what you think. Please be part of the conversation!
October 2, 2020
Question Period - livelihood fishery question.
Today I asked a question in Question Period on behalf of my constituents about the current situation with the nation to nation negotiations regarding the moderate livelihood fishery in Nova Scotia.
October 1, 2020
Senior's Day 2020
I asked a question in Question Period for Senior's Day 2020.
September 22, 2020
Emergency Funding for Food Security Announced
On behalf of Canada’s Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Marie-Claude Bibeau, I announced a federal investment under the emergency fund of $123,654 for organisations across Cumberland and Colchester Counties.
June 17, 2020
Statement to Hybrid Parliament - June 17th 2020
Statement to the "Hybrid Parliament" from my home in Colchester County to the House of Commons in Ottawa regarding the mass murder in Nova Scotia in April.
June 16, 2020
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee Meetings
My questions to the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Standing Committee meetings in June.
June 5, 2020
World Environment Day
Today is World Environment Day. I spent a couple of hours in our online Indigenous and Northern Affairs Standing Committee.
June 2, 2020
Letter to Minister Blair asking for a Public Inquiry
My letter to Minister Blair requesting a public inquiry into the murders which started in Cumberland-Colchester in April 2020.
May 13, 2020
Although I have not been in Ottawa, I have still been taking part in committee meetings and the Virtual Parliament.
May 7, 2020
Some more outdoor options
There have been some changes to what you can now do outside in Nova Scotia. Please check out the list to ensure you are following what is permitted.
May 6, 2020
Help during COVID-19 emergency
We have provided some links to further information that you may need during the COVID-19 emergency.
April 26, 2020
Interview with CTV
One week on from the tragic events last Sunday and the loss of 22 innocent lives. CTV news checked in on how the community is dealing with the tragedy.
April 24, 2020
Nova Scotia Remembers Vigil
My message to the Nova Scotia Remembers Vigil today.
April 20, 2020
Statement in the House
Steven Mackinnon MP for Gatineau, QC kindly agreed to read my statement in the House of Commons regarding the murders in Nova Scotia. I was not able to be present myself due to the restrictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.