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Liberal MP for Sydney—Victoria (Nova Scotia)

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

A month 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 ...

Voted No on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted No on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted No on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted No on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Two months ago

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 in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, it was recently announced that a very important rail service in Cape Breton may be discontinued. The Minister of Transport has been involved in ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition signed by nearly 60 residents from across Ontario who call on the government to refrain from making any ...

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 in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, Cape Breton Regional Municipality, like many other municipalities across the country, is faced with an environmental deadline for the waste water treatment and other ...

Spoke in the House on Retirement Congratulations Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize two astounding retirees from Cape Breton: Bruce Reardon and Brent Denny. Bruce worked tirelessly for 31 years with the ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, it is my honour to speak on this topic today. I am on the agriculture committee, but most of the committees I have been ...

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 ...

Three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness Thank you very much. Hopefully that happens and you guys can adjust to it and increase your production. Mr. Brandle, it's good to see you. I ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Order of the House recommitting Bill C-30, An Act to amend the ... To go back to my addition to the amendment, as stated in the clause we just voted on, it says to “order the company”—and we're figuring ...

More than three months ago

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)