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Apr 16

MASSE AND STAKEHOLDERS SET TO PUSH SAFE AND REGULATED SPORTS WAGERING ACT

MASSE AND STAKEHOLDERS SET TO PUSH SAFE AND REGULATED SPORTS WAGERING ACT   OTTAWA – Brian Masse M.P. (Windsor West) accompanied by representatives from the Chamber Community, Canadian Labour Congress and the Gaming Industry are ready to push The Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act (Bill C-211) through the Legislative...
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Apr 16

MASSE IN THE HOUSE: Honouring Kevin Stubbington

Mr. Brian Masse (Windsor West, NDP): Mr. Speaker, I pay tribute today to Kevin Stubbington, a truly inspirational man from my community who recently passed away at the age of 64. Mr. Stubbington was instrumental in initiating the safety towards other players, STOP program, an awareness campaign highlighting the dangers...
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Apr 16

MASSE IN THE HOUSE: Questioning the Minister of Environment on OPG’s Deep Geologic Repository

Mr. Brian Masse (Windsor West, NDP): Mr. Speaker, the Ontario Power Generation wants to dump abandoned radioactive nuclear waste next to the Great Lakes. It cannot say that this waste will not leak, nor has it considered any other options. Burying nuclear waste has a 100% failure rate. Burying the...
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Mar 16

MASSE IN THE HOUSE: On Bill C-6, An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act

Mr. Brian Masse (Windsor West, NDP): Madam Speaker, I will be sharing my time today with the member for South Okanagan—West Kootenay. I am pleased that Bill C-6 is moving through the House of Commons. As New Democrats, it is not exactly all that we want but at least there...
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Mar 16

MASSE INTRODUCES THREE BILLS IN THE HOUSE OF COMMONS

Transparency in Access to Information, Creating a National Alzheimer’s Office and Tax Credits for Small Breweries   OTTAWA – NDP MP Brian Masse introduced three new bills into Parliament today.  The first is An Act to Amend the Parliament of Canada Act and the Access to Information Act (transparency) that...
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Mar 16

MASSE WRITES MINISTER BAINS ON PROPOSED REXALL HEALTH ACQUISITION

March 2, 2016
Honourable Navdeep Bains
Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development
House of Commons
Ottawa, ON K1A 0A6
Dear Minister Bains,
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Feb 16

MASSE IN THE HOUSE: Brian Masse Speaks on NDP Opposition Day Motion

Jobs and Employment Insurance   NDP Opposition Day Motion:     That the House (a) acknowledge that mounting job losses combined with a lack of access to Employment Insurance (EI) contribute to growing income inequality and a situation where too many Canadians are struggling to make ends meet; and (b) call on...
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Feb 16

Masse Questions Innovation, Science and Economic Development Minister on Gas Prices

It is time to Protect Canadians from Gouging and Ensure Fair Pricing   Mr. Brian Masse (Windsor West, NDP): Mr. Speaker, Canada's inflation rate rose 2% in January, the highest rate increase in more than two years. Gas prices were the biggest contributor to this raise. Even the Bank of...
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Feb 16

MASSE AND RAMSEY SUPPORT LASALLE REQUEST FOR ENVIRONMENT MINISTER TO INVESTIGATE PROPOSED MARATHON REFINERY EXPANSION

Canada-US Air Quality Agreement Provides Opportunity for Intervention   WINDSOR – The State of Michigan is currently considering an application from the Marathon Petroleum Company to expand capacity at their refinery located in Detroit MI in close proximity to the Canada/US border. This proposal if allowed to proceed would increase...
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Feb 16

Brian Masse Introduces Single-Wager Sports Betting Bill in Parliament

Mr. Brian Masse (Windsor West, NDP)moved for leave to introduce Bill C-221, an act to amend the Criminal Code (sports betting).      He said: Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for Skeena—Bulkley Valley for seconding the motion because it is a Canadian province-by-province issue that is very important.     I am...
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