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January 20th, 2017

Brian Masse M.P. Statement on the Inauguration of President Trump

Today was the official swearing in ceremony for President Trump. Canada and the United States’ common interests are defined by issues such as the economy including auto, our shared border infrastructure and the administrative capacity to support a robust trade relationship, as well as environmental stewardship. Our collective and cooperative vigilance to improve the quality of life for all of our citizens will be the measurement of our success.

November 23rd, 2016

MASSE TO FEDS ON AUTO: NO TIME TO WASTE

OTTAWA – Federal NDP Critic for Auto Brian Masse M.P. (Windsor West) has demanded Industry Minister Navdeep Bains act on the opportunity of investment in auto. Since 2000 Canada has continued to lose ground on automotive production and investment, it’s time to reverse the trend.

April 22nd, 2016

MASSE IN THE HOUSE: Questioning Minister of Transport on Motor Safety and Recalls

Hansard – April 21, 2016

Mr. Brian Masse (Windsor West, NDP): Mr. Speaker, after Volkswagen was caught illegally falsifying emission tests and lying about the performance of its vehicles, U.S. regulators, senators, and congress, wasted no time taking it to task. Reports today say the case in the U.S. will be settled with fines, recalls, buybacks, and cash for consumers.

February 8th, 2016

MASSE OP-ED: Innovation key to moving Canada forward for long-term stability

Published | Publié: 2016-02-08Received | Reçu: 2016-02-08 6:04 AM Hill Times

Innovation key to moving Canada forward for long-term stability

Will the new government rise to the challenge and act quickly to strengthen Canadian innovation? Or will they continue to oversee the sell-off of Canadian champions of innovation to foreign interest and the stagnation of business investment in R&D?

January 20th, 2016

LOCAL NEW DEMOCRATS TO READY TO PUSH LOCAL AGENDA AND HOLD GOVERNMENT TO ACCOUNT

Emerging from a 2 day Caucus retreat local NDP MPs Brian Masse (Windsor West), Tracey Ramsey (Essex) and Cheryl Hardcastle (Windsor Tecumseh) are ready to push the Windsor-Essex regional agenda and hold the Trudeau government to account.

May 29th, 2015

Masse Writes Minister of Transport on Safety of Canadians

April 20th, 2015

MASSE DELIVERS FORD PETITIONS IN PARLIAMENT

OTTAWA, ON – Brian Masse M.P. (Windsor West) delivered the local Ford petitions created by Jessica John and Heather MacDonald-Ellis today in the House of Commons. Signed by thousands of local Ford workers, the petitions call on the Government of Canada to develop a National Automotive Strategy and to review current policy to attract investment in the auto sector in order to maintain and increase jobs in automotive manufacturing. John and MacDonald-Ellis were in the public galleries this afternoon.

February 5th, 2015

MASSE IN THE HOUSE: NDP Opposition Day Motion

Hansard – February 5, 2015

MANUFACTURING AND SMALL BUSINESSES

Mr. Brian Masse (Windsor West, NDP): Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise here today to talk about this motion, which I will read in a moment. It is an important motion because of the economic situation that we are facing now.

December 2nd, 2014

MASSE STATEMENT ON AUTO STRATEGY

Mr. Brian Masse (Windsor West, NDP): Mr. Speaker, since I was first elected in 2002, I have repeatedly called for the government to develop a national automotive strategy. In 2003, the Canadian Automotive Partnership Council released a report calling on the federal government to protect the industry and create a policy. Promise after promise, including from the former Conservative industry minister, fell by the wayside.

October 28th, 2014

MASSE QUESTIONS THE MINISTER OF INDUSTRY ON FAILED FORD INVESTMENT

Mr. Brian Masse (Windsor West, NDP): Mr. Speaker, quotes do not equal a pay cheque, and the reality is the Conservatives' failure to work with the others cost Windsor $1.5 billion in investment now going to Mexico.