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Liberal MP for Sydney—Victoria (Nova Scotia)

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

A week ago

Voted No on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-474 Respecting the promotion of financial transparency, improved accountability and long-term economic sustainability through the public ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and the ... Okay. So I'll let it stand as it is and I'm going to read the explanation for why we have it here. Now, of course we ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canada Grain Act and the ... Thank you, Chair and guests. As Liberals, we only have five minutes and I have four guests here. I have a few questions, so if you ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, the grain handling and transportation system is seriously broken. Testimony at the agriculture committee is painful. The railways, grain companies, shippers, and farmers are ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Innovation and Competitiveness and Bill C-30, An Act to amend the Canada ... Thank you, Ministers, for coming here today. I guess it's too bad you have to come here today. When you look at the rail act of ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, the last time legislation was put before the House to deal with the grain transportation issue, the government ignored all the good advice it ...

Spoke in the House on Leah Dugas Memorial Kids Against Cancer Hockey Tournament Mr. Speaker, I rise today to celebrate the 21st annual Leah Dugas Memorial Kids Against Cancer Hockey Tournament, which took place at the Sydney Mines community ...

Spoke in the House on Promotion of Local Foods Act I know Conservative members are getting a little wound up, Mr. Speaker, but maybe you could get them to quiet down a bit. Maybe they are ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, why do railroads provide such bad service to grain farmers? Some people in the government blame the revenue cap in the Transportation Act, but ...

Spoke at the Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter Thank you, Chair. It's great to be here and to see all the veterans here and to see their representatives here. It's truly an honour. It ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to employment with Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, how many involuntary job reductions have been implemented in the department each year from 2006 to 2013, ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, there is a $5-billion disaster in the Canadian grains industry. It is not the farmers' fault. It is the utter failure of the Conservative ...

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, as farmers are finding out about the bill, they have a lot of questions about it. The member mentioned that some groups are for ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Grain Logistics System in Canada Thank you, Chair. Thank you for coming. We wish you had not been asked to come here, but with the crisis in grain handling, all the ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Grain Logistics System in Canada Thank you, Chair, and guests, thank you very much for coming. We heard quite a bit this afternoon about the situation out in the prairies. When ...

More than three months ago

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.

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Effects of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our guests for coming today. I am a former member of both your organizations, and I've had the experience ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the Effects of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you to our guests for coming today. My first question is about the ethanol and biotechnology part. At first, I was ...

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)