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Liberal MP for Sydney—Victoria (Nova Scotia)

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

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter My colleague MP Adam Vaughan had an opportunity to question the government today over the absence of federal... http://t.co/WTtGU4BUg2

Posted on Twitter My colleague MP Vaughan had an opportunity to question the government today on the absence of infrastructure... http://t.co/odc9Wt3ftk

Posted on Twitter My colleague MP Vaughan had an opportunity to question the government on the absence of infrastructure dollars... http://t.co/GbJOfl9lRC

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, it has been one year since the closure of nine Veteran Affairs offices across this country, including the one in Sydney that provided essential ...

Voted Yes on Vote #317 on Bill C-579 Reduce the effects of urban heat islands on the health of Canadians

Voted No on Vote #316 That the Standing Orders of the House of Commons be amended: ( a) to add the following after ...

Voted Yes on Vote #315 That the House call on the government to ( a) immediately present an Economic and Fiscal Update to ...

Voted Yes on Vote #314 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Voted No on Vote #313 on Bill C-44 Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts

Posted on Twitter I look forward to attending the rally this Saturday that marks the one-year anniversary of the closure of the... http://t.co/MWpsHdDrVe

Posted on Twitter http://t.co/tvOrZbxd0k http://t.co/nFqXZ9B9Y8

Posted on Twitter EYKING PUSHES NEW MINISTER TO RE-OPEN VETERANS AFFAIRS OFFICE http://t.co/uoIyBtgZxE

This week

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s (CFIA) animal transportation inspection system, and review of the animal transport regulations under Part XII of the Health ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government advertising: what was (a) the total amount spent on radio or television advertisements; and (b) the total number of placements in each ...

Two months 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Three 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 ...

More than three months 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 ...

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)