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Liberal MP for Sydney—Victoria (Nova Scotia)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter I would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and best wishes for a New Year... http://t.co/NBMTf2UIu8

Posted on Twitter I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and best wishes for a New Year filled with Peace, Health and Happiness. I... http://t.co/2wrdYGX6qp

Posted on Twitter I hope you all have a very Merry Christmas and best wishes for a New Year filled with Peace, Health and... http://t.co/tQ8rJHUN4N

Posted on Twitter Many people from the community were out in support of the parishioners of St. Mary's Polish Church in Whitney... http://t.co/hCcqQcRTwq

Posted on Twitter There is always a large crowd at the Christmas tree light up at the North Side General. Pam and I had a great time.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter #LPC calls on @joeoliver1 to focus on growth for middle class families in Budget 2015. #CdnPoli http://t.co/GTae7nHuPi

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Order of the House Referring Back the First Report of the Committee Thank you, guests, for coming. I have two quick questions. I'll ask both questions and then you can give a short answer. Dennis, you mentioned how ...

Spoke in the House on St. Mary's Polish Church Mr. Speaker, on Saturday, November 29, fire destroyed St. Mary's Polish Church in Whitney Pier. A strong, proud, and resilient community in my riding, St. Mary's ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, we recently learned that the avian flu has been detected on several poultry farms in our biggest producing region, the Fraser Valley. Canada's poultry ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition signed by hundreds of constituents in my riding concerning the reduction of Canada Post services. The petition calls ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Order of the House Referring Back the First Report of the Committee Thank you, Chair. Thank you, witnesses, for coming. I have a few questions, first for the Quebec exporters. My sense is that you're for this agreement ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Hiring Act Mr. Speaker, I have to sympathize with the member for trying to defend the government on the disastrous veterans affairs file. I had to get up ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, it is great to stand in the House today to talk about Bill C-18. For many of the listeners out there, if they are ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, more than 140,000 Canadians who are employed in the fresh fruit and vegetable sector have been let down by the government. Its failed perishable ...

Spoke in the House on International Development Mr. Speaker, in 2010, the Conservative government announced it would freeze foreign aid for five years to balance its budget. Then in 2012, further spending cuts ...

Spoke in the House on Citizen Consultation Preceding Natural Resource Development Mr. Speaker, I rise today to speak on Motion No. 533, which calls on the federal government to subject natural resource development projects to a broader ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Chair. We're moving into another category that deals with fines and penalties. As we can see, the minister is going to have discretion and ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Chair. It's in clause 5 and it's going to be amended by adding line 6, on page 7. This is what's going to be ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you, guests, for coming. I only have one kick at the can here, for five minutes, so if the witnesses can keep ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, guests, for coming. I'm going to continue on with the questioning by my colleague, especially on the nursery side, because most of the witnesses ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Chair. Thank you, guests, for coming. As many of you know, our country needs some modern legislation, and this bill has a lot in ...

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 ...

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) 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 ...

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)