Niagara Area MP Chris Bittle named new Deputy Leader of the Government in the House of Commons

 A Statement from the Office of Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau

Posted September 20th, 2017 on Niagara At Large

Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, issued the following statement this September 19th on the appointment of Member of Parliament Chris Bittle – MPP for the Niagara area riding of St. Catharines, as the new Deputy Leader of the Government in the House of Commons:

St. Catharines Riding MPP Chris Bittle promoted to Deputy Leader post

“I am very pleased that Member of Parliament for St. Catharines, Chris Bittle, has been appointed as the new Deputy Leader of the Government in the House of Commons.

“Working closely with the Honourable Bardish Chagger, the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons, Chris Bittle will encourage close collaboration and meaningful engagement with House of Commons colleagues, Parliamentary Committees, the Public Service, stakeholders, and Canadians. He will also play an instrumental role as we work to modernize the House of Commons and make it more accountable, predictable, efficient, and transparent.

“Mr. Bittle’s experience as a Member of the Standing Committee on Justice and Human Rights, its Subcommittee on Agenda and Procedure, and on two groups that promote cooperation between parties in Parliament – the Canadian NATO Parliamentary Association and the Canada-Italy Interparliamentary Group – will be invaluable in this new role. His legal background will also serve him well as we focus on effective and accountable governance that supports our long-term plan to create jobs, strengthen the middle class, and secure a more prosperous future for all Canadians.

“While we look forward to welcoming our new Deputy House Leader, we also continue to mourn the passing of our dear friend and colleague, Member of Parliament Arnold Chan, who served in the role for almost two years. His commitment to Canadians, devotion to public service, and zeal for democratic values will continue to motivate and inspire us for years to come.”

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One response to “Niagara Area MP Chris Bittle named new Deputy Leader of the Government in the House of Commons

  1. Mr. Bittle I live in Oakville and i am a senior.I will have never vote for you
    in the next election. I don’t agree with Trudeau policy. As far as I am concern
    he is just a drama teacher and a snowboard. 14 days holidays so far he only care for muslim isis extremists and illegals . The illegals receive more monthly in welfare and health and dental than us seniors who been paying
    many many years into the tax system. Should he come back from his 14 days holiday and run the country. He should be in the House of Common
    and answering questions. Shame on him he should resign and let someone else run our country before we become a third world country.
    He was not ready and he will never be having nice socks and nice hair does not make him a good leader.


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