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Conservative MP for St. Catharines (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 50.90% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Cotie's mom Cathy speaking at the opening @twomenniagara. She's the "free" book keeper! http://t.co/SoftHzix7K

Posted on Twitter Cody Drinkwater of @twomenniagara moving company. At the grand opening of their new offices! Give these guys a call! http://t.co/SEmeiNw92W

Posted on Twitter At the grand opening of the new offices and business location of Two Men and a Truck! @twomenniagara http://t.co/z1x2oahgAs

Posted on Twitter We're going to keep at this till the US EPA understands their mistake. @sjlbrooks Cornwall Standard Freeholder http://t.co/A9J0JulGbI

Posted on Twitter The Board of Good Will at their new store on 495 Welland Ave. 13,000 plus square feet of retail space!! #goodpeople http://t.co/3UIMt6L10H

Three days ago

Mentioned by Marketwired (press release) How Do Prince Edward Islanders Want to Celebrate Canada's 150th Birthday? Rick Dykstra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Canadian Heritage and Member of Parliament (St. Catharines), met today with community and business-sector representatives of the Charlottetown area as part of a roundtable on the celebrations for ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Give @don_standard credit, he was right into it! A child chocolate frenzy at Jaycee Park St. Catharines Standard http://t.co/uW5GN6eaB4

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Patti, the Chair keeps reminding us to make sure we ask questions of the people who are coming to us via video, so I'm going to ...

Didn't vote on Vote #104 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-525 Amend the Canada Labour Code, the Parliamentary Employment and Staff Relations Act and the Public ...

Voted No 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 Veterans Affairs committee on New Veterans Charter That line doesn't surprise me at all. I'd like to thank both of you for being here this afternoon—Derryk in particular, being from my home community. ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you, Brett, on behalf of the federal government. I know Minister Glover had a chance to congratulate you, but congratulations on your success. I was ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I would like to begin my remarks on economic action plan 2014 by acknowledging its author. Our former minister of finance, the member for ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Niagarathisweek.com Renew health accord: coalition ST. CATHARINES — A 2004 Health Accord between Ottawa and the provinces expired on Monday and the Niagara Health Coalition (NHC) is hopping mad about it. Members of the NHC held a rally outside of St. Catharines MP Rick Dykstra's office Monday ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry A lot of this is about the potential and a lot of times my questions have come from or are about Canadian content. One of the ...

A month ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry I listened with interest to your comments, Scott, regarding the review that started in October and is now coming to a conclusion. You don't have any ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Okay, thank you. David, it was interesting that a lot of folks in the country who are aware of the Ministry of Canadian Heritage at all ...

Mentioned by Niagarathisweek.com Dykstra: Free-trade deal good for Niagara ... positive news, said St. Catharines MP. Niagara This Week - St. Catharines. By Scott Rosts. ST. CATHARINES — St. Catharines Member of Parliament Rick Dykstra is declaring the Canada-South Korea Free Trade Agreement as positive news for Niagara.

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Mr. Speaker, I will let him know that the CRTC is doing its work and fulfilling its mandate. When it comes to the filling of positions, ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you very much for the update and for being here this morning. I have gone through the presentation. On page 8 you talk about the ...

Spoke in the House on Sports Mr. Speaker, I am not sure where the member was for the last five years, but if he had watched the Olympics in Vancouver, if he ...

Mentioned by Bullet News Niagara St. Catharines MP wants arenas to stay open a little longer CATHARINES - Rick Dykstra, Member of Parliament for St. Catharines and former Chicago Black Hawk Steve Ludzik are counting on St. Catharines City Council not to pull the plug on the Jack Gatecliff and Rex Stimers Arenas. Council's finance committee is ...

Mentioned by Bullet News Niagara Feds commit funds to support elder abuse research project CATHARINES - Rick Dykstra, MP for St. Catharines, has announced funding through the Justice Canada Victims Fund to Niagara North Community Legal Assistance to address the financial abuse of seniors. The BeFAIR (Building an Elder Financial Abuse ...

Mentioned by Bullet News Niagara Feds commit funds to support elder abuse research project CATHARINES - Rick Dykstra, MP for St. Catharines, has announced funding through the Justice Canada Victims Fund to Niagara North Community Legal Assistance to address the financial abuse of seniors. The BeFAIR (Building an Elder Financial Abuse ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, I was waiting for this supplementary. We have invested an additional, actually permanent funding of $9 million for a $37 million total for the ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, the finance minister, in the budget, does commit to ensuring that both those budgets will remain intact for 2014.

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Mr. Speaker, I thank the member for his question. The minister is focused on this issue. It is indeed an issue that we are pursuing, and ...

Spoke in the House on Hockey Tournament Mr. Speaker, every year for the last 49 years a very special hockey tournament takes place. The Merritton Athletic Association in St. Catharines and the Wissahickon ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Ukraine Mr. Speaker, the Government of Canada supports the advancement of democracy and human rights around the world. Since November, Ukrainians have been demonstrating across their country ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Committee Business, Election of Chair, and Election of Vice-Chairs Mr. Chair, generally speaking, we would go through the entire list of individual motions for the routine procedures of our committee. I'm wondering if I would ...