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  • His favourite word is farmers.

Liberal MP for Sydney—Victoria (Nova Scotia)

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

This week

Spoke in the House on Community Service Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize the contributions and dedication of Father Paul Abbass. Father Abbass is a good friend of mine. I have known ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, municipalities across this country continue to find a financial black hole where federal infrastructure should be. The current government is all talk when it ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present this petition on behalf of the National Farmers Union and residents of Quebec calling upon the government to recognize the ...

Posted on Twitter Here is a link to the video of the question I asked today in the House of Commons. http://t.co/ZfhNI2XJHQ

Posted on Twitter Here is a link to the video of the statement I made today in the House of Commons. http://t.co/EES7FYv8Bb

Spoke in the House on Agriculture and Agri-Food Mr. Speaker, the Canadian Federation of Agriculture and the Canadian Young Farmers are in Ottawa. I met with many of them this week and they tell ...

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Posted on Twitter MP Eyking Questions Minister Over Cuts to Business Risk Management for Canadian Farmers http://t.co/mPtjzkleEF

Posted on Twitter I had the opportunity to meet with Bill Gates yesterday while he was on his visit to Ottawa. We had a great... http://t.co/NlJhoIMmsk

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Posted on Twitter #LPC has a real plan for energy, the environment, and the Canadian economy. Find out more here: http://t.co/WWBcRgbvD8 #CdnPoli

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted Yes on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to Irma and Bill McKeigan, as they celebrate their 74th anniversary today in North Sydney. http://t.co/2X8jo24BwH

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Promoting Domestic Trade of Agricultural and Agri-Food Products by Reducing Interprovincial Barriers Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you, guests, for coming here today. My first question will be to you, Mr. Westcott. As everybody knows, we have a ...

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, since 2006 Conservatives have spent more than $2.3 million of taxpayers' money on hiring photographers to take pictures of ministers making announcements. Ministers of ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present a petition, which is one of many hundreds of others that I have received in my office. The petitioners ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Promoting Domestic Trade of Agricultural and Agri-Food Products by Reducing Interprovincial Barriers Just to follow up on our last conversation about making industry stronger, you also alluded to the fact that sometimes when you see these barriers they ...

Spoke in the House on Marine Mammal Regulations Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to be here today, speaking on Bill C-555, an act respecting the marine mammal regulations, introduced by my hon. colleague ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Weatherman Frankie MacDonald earns House of Commons praise A Nova Scotia MP praised a popular amateur weather forecaster from Cape Breton Thursday. Mark Eyking, the MP for Sydney-Victoria, praised Frankie MacDonald, whose energetic forecasts have racked up millions of views. “Mr. Speaker, I rise today to ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) VIDEO: MP Mark Eyking's tribute to Frankie the weatherman "Frankie the weatherman has taken the Internet by storm," says Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking, as he pays tribute to Whitney Pier Internet sensation Frankie MacDonald in the House of Commons on Wednesday. Hear what Eyking has to say below, and ...

Spoke in the House on Amateur Weatherman Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize weatherman extraordinaire, Mr. Frankie MacDonald, of Whitney Pier, Nova Scotia. Frankie the weatherman, as he has come to be ...

Three 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 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 ...

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. 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 ...

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.

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)