Wishing everyone a Happy Eid!
A Big Announcement
Big news - new constituents coming in 2018 to St. Catharines and Kingston!
Easter Greetings from Chris Bittle
To all residents of St. Catharines, I wish you a Happy, Holy, and enjoyable Easter.
Question Period: Canada Summer Games
Chris asks the Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities about the importance of the Canada Summer Games and what hosting the games in 2021 will mean for Niagara.
Statements By Members: 2021 Canada Summer Games in Niagara
Today I got to stand up in the House of Commons and share my excitement that Niagara has won the bid to host the 2021 Summer Canada Games. Congratulations to the bid committee, Niagara 2021, and all residents of Niagara on this great success. #NiagaraAreYouIn #NiagaraProud
Statements by Members: Scotties Tournament of Hearts
The Scotties Tournament of Hearts is from February 18-26, 2017 at the Meridian Centre in St. Catharines, Ontario. For more information, go to http://www.curling.ca/2017scotties/
Make sure to tag any photos or tweets with the hash tag #PostRocks. For each hash tag, Post Cereal will donate one box of cereal to St. Catharines Community Care, a local food bank.
Chris Bittle asks about the Opioid Crisis in Canada
On Tuesday, January 31st I asked the Minister of Health, Jane Philpott, how our government is addressing the Opioid Crisis across Canada.
A Holiday Message from Chris Bittle
From my family to yours, have a safe holiday season and a happy New Year.
Statements from Members: Tim Raines Should Be in the Baseball Hall of Fame
On November 23rd 2016, Chris stood up and called upon the voters and the members of the Baseball Writers Association to vote Tim Raines into the hall of fame.
Chris Questions the Insurance Industry Re: Discrimination
On November 22nd, 2016, while discussing Bill S-201: Genetic Non-Discrimination Act, Chris questioned the witnesses from the Life and Health Insurance Industry. See the exchange here.
Bill C-16: Speech
MP Chris Bittle talks about Bill C- 16 - An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and Criminal Code and how it is a step forwarding in protecting those in the trans-community.
Bill C-16: Speech and Questions
MP Chris Bittle talks about Bill C- 16 - An Act to amend the Canadian Human Rights Act and Criminal Code and how it is a step forwarding in protecting those in the trans-community. He also answers questions about his speech.
On November 14, 2016, Chris stood up in the House and talked about Bill C-29: Budget Implementation Act, 2016
Remembrance Day Message from Chris Bittle
This Remembrance Day we remember and thank those who sacrificed so much for our country. Lest we forget.
Statements by Members: Toronto Blue Jays
On October 5th, 2016, Chris Bittle spoke in the house to congratulate the Toronto Blue Jays on advancing to the American League Division Series on Tuesday night with a 5-2, 11-inning victory over the Baltimore Orioles in the AL wild-card game.
Chris Bittle Speaks on C-13
On September 20th, 2016, Chris Bittle spoke in the House of Commons about the importance of breaking down trade barriers and C-13.
Statements by Members: Niagara Wine Festival
On September 21st, 2016 Chris Bittle spoke about the Niagara Wine Festival in the House of Commons.
Committee: New Supreme Court Appointment Process
Chris Bittle asks the Minister of Justice, Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould about the new Supreme Court appointment process.
Eid Mubarak from Chris Bittle
On the occasion of Eid al-Fitr I wish all Canadians an Eid Mubarak! The values of generosity and compassion observed during the month of Ramadan strengthen us as a country and contribute to the rich diversity we are fortunate to have in Canada. As Muslims around the world, and here in St. Catharines, conclude this special time, I wish you a happy and blessed Eid.
Happy Canada Day from Chris Bittle
Canada Day greetings from the Member of Parliament from St. Catharines.
Budget 2016: Speech
On April 14, 2016, Chris Bittle spoke in the House of Commons regarding the new budget introduced by the Government.
Budget 2016: Speech and Questions [English]
On April 14th, Chris Bittle spoke in the House of Commons about the budget, as well as answers questions from fellow MPs.
Question Period: Port Dalhousie Piers
On February 24th, St. Catharines MP Chris Bittle rose in the House of Commons to request a update from the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans, and the Canadian Coast Guard in regards to the Port Dalhousie Piers, which are currently closed due to safety concerns.
Speech from the Throne: Chris Bittle Asks About Child Poverty
On December 4th, Chris Bittle asks how the government will be tackling the issue of child poverty in Canada and St. Catharines.
Statements By Members: Black History Month
On February 17th, 2016, Chris gave a member's statement about the Salem Chapel in St. Catharines and it's contributions to the Underground Railroad.
Chris Bittle Pokes Fun at Mark Gerretsen
Chris Bittle reminds Mark Gerretsen that his OHL team, the Niagara IceDogs, beat Gerretsen's Kingston Frontenacs to advance to the Eastern Conference. Go IceDogs!
Statements by Members: Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month
On May 17th, 2017, I was proud to rise in the House to discuss Cystic Fibrosis Awareness month and the incredible work Cystic Fibrosis Canada does to help those struggling and their families with this terrible disease.
Rankin Run 2017
The Ancient Undefeated Boxer Who Never Threw a Single Punch (The 'Big' Fight)
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Melankomas, Photograph by Maria Daniels, courtesy of the Tampa Museum of Art.
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