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Liberal MP for Sydney—Victoria (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 39.90% of the vote.

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #266 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Posted on Twitter Instead of tax breaks for the rich, Canada needs to invest in a plan for jobs and growth. #CdnPoli #LPC

Posted on Twitter Lots of great new candidates coming forward, check them out here http://t.co/BO7Luc04hO #teamtrudeau2015 #lpc #cdnpoli

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #265 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #264 on Bill S-221 Amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)

Voted No on Vote #263 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Voted No on Vote #262 on Bill C-520 Supporting non-partisan agents of Parliament

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter Today at the Cenotaph in North Sydney we pay tribute to Cpl. Nathan Carrillo. The ceremony starts at 11:00 if you... http://t.co/bCOgpBe5Iv

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Continuing with our outdoor office in Ottawa, I also met with Garnet Etsell, Executive on the BC Agriculture... http://t.co/YYWtKlO2DB

Posted on Twitter Despite the security breach I was able to meet with Mr. Dennis Boudreau, President of the NS Federation of... http://t.co/BI65N1Tf5Q

Posted on Twitter Here is a link to my interview yesterday afternoon with CBC Mainstreet Cape Breton during the lockdown of... http://t.co/HxOhoNzG0I

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you, folks, for coming. We Liberals get five minutes, so I'll have to make it short. I have questions for all of ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Minister, for coming. I only have one round of five minutes, so what I'm going to do, Minister, if you don't mind, is I'm ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on James McConnell Memorial Library Mr. Speaker, I recently had the opportunity to tour the largest library in my riding, which was built back in 1960. The James McConnell Memorial Library ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture Mr. Speaker, our trade of fresh produce with the United States is worth $1.6 billion. It is critical for our farmers and our consumers alike. The ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, this past weekend I attended a rally in support of the Cape Breton rail line. The rally demonstrated the importance of keeping our rail ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to government funding, for each fiscal year since 2007-2008 inclusive: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government communications since March 24, 2014: (a) for each press release containing the phrase “Harper government” issued by any department, agency, office, Crown ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Dairy Farming Mr. Speaker, today, I rise to recognize the importance of our dairy farmers. Our 12,000 dairy farms produce wholesome and affordable products and create hundreds of ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have two petitions to present. The first petition calls upon the government to reverse its recent cuts to Canada Post services and look ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize five veterans in my riding. Stanley Stepaniak, Joseph Meagher, Joseph Petrie, Marshall Desveaux, and Horace Lovell were recently awarded ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supply Chain Retail Sector And Food Waste Prevention Thank you, Chair, and thank you, Mr. Smith, for coming today. As a vegetable farmer, I realize the waste we have in the fields, especially now ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1, 5 and 10 under AGRICULTURE AND AGRI-FOOD, ... Thank you, Minister, for coming today. I have four questions, so I think I'll just give you the four questions. Perhaps you can jot them down ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Supply Chain Retail Sector And Food Waste Prevention Thank you, Chair. Thank you for coming today to be our witness. My parents were brought up in Europe during the war and they also had ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness Thank you. You brought up the Europeans and of course, you know that the free trade agreement is coming. One of the problems the greenhouse growers ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness Thank you, Chair. Thank you, folks, for coming today. We're sorry for the delay because of the votes in the House, but here we go. My ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Opportunities for Aboriginal Persons in the Workforce and Study of the renewal ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank the guests for coming here. Mr. Buy, my first question to you is about your experience over in Europe and ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Environics' Three-Year Anniversary Party at D'Arcy McGee's, March 24, Ottawa Josh Eyking, Liberal MP Mark Eyking, NDP MP Peter Stoffer, and Jamison Young, pictured on Monday, March 24, at the Environics Communications' three-year anniversary party in Ottawa. About 100 people came to the party, including MPs, Senators, Hill ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) Dan Leger's Mike Duffy Book Launch: March 24, Parliament Pub in Ottawa Josh Eyking, Liberal MP Mark Eyking, NDP MP Peter Stoffer, and Jamison Young, pictured on Monday, March 24, at the Environics Communications' three-year anniversary party in Ottawa. About 100 people came to the party, including MPs, Senators, Hill ...

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Cape Breton MPs to focus on infrastructure projects, economic development in ... SYDNEY — We asked Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner and Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking to respond to five questions focusing on their work in Parliament over the last year, as well as the areas they plan to concentrate their efforts in 2014.

Mentioned by CBC.ca MP expects backlash as Veterans Affairs offices close A Cape Breton Member of Parliament doubts the federal Conservatives are comfortable with their decision to close Veterans Affairs offices across the country. Liberal MP Mark Eyking, who represents the riding of Sydney-Victoria, said the protest rally in ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen (blog) New Apps Being Promoted By Veterans Affairs Don't Work, Says MP But Mark Eyking, the Liberal MP for Sydney-Victoria, raised concerns in the Commons Wednesday that about the Apps that Veterans Affairs is offering. There has been some anger among elderly veterans in particular about changes in the system and the ...

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Pleasant Bay residents raise various concerns MP for Sydney-Victoria, Mark Eyking, and Alfred Poirier, Inverness County councillor, met last week with Pleasant Bay residents to discuss the challenges facing the remote community. Poirier said one of the major concerns is winter driving as Parks Canada ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-624 An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (providing protection for beneficiaries of long term disability benefits plans)