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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 thank everyone for your thoughts and concern as our country today was faced with evil acts of... http://t.co/FXr6QmBoqF

Posted on Twitter Thanks for the concern folks. We are safe currently under lockdown on Parliament Hill.

Posted on Twitter During caucus meeting's this morning Parliament Hill went into lock down. The hill will be in lock down until... http://t.co/2XpuFnAQ8m

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to Kareem Foster and Corporal Michael E. Postlethwaite of Sydney on receiving the Medal of... http://t.co/a2XNPfJ0O0

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted No on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

Posted on Twitter It's imperative that the gov’t works to ensure the US implements today’s decision. #cdnpoli #WTO

Posted on Twitter Today’s WTO ruling is good news for Canada. COOL has hurt our Agricultural sector. #cdnpoli #WTO

A week 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 ...

Two weeks ago

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Spoke at the Agriculture committee on Bill C-18, An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and ... Thank you, Minister, for coming. I only have one round of five minutes, so what I'm going to do, Minister, if you don't mind, is I'm ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

Spoke in the House on James McConnell Memorial Library Mr. Speaker, I recently had the opportunity to tour the largest library in my riding, which was built back in 1960. The James McConnell Memorial Library ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture Mr. Speaker, our trade of fresh produce with the United States is worth $1.6 billion. It is critical for our farmers and our consumers alike. The ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, this past weekend I attended a rally in support of the Cape Breton rail line. The rally demonstrated the importance of keeping our rail ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper With regard to government funding, for each fiscal year since 2007-2008 inclusive: (a) what are the details of all grants, contributions, and loans to any organization, ...

Spoke in the House on Questions Passed as Orders for Returns With regard to government communications since March 24, 2014: (a) for each press release containing the phrase “Harper government” issued by any department, agency, office, Crown ...

More than three months 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 ...

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 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 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 ...

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 ...

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)