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Conservative MP for St. Catharines (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter Inspection of soldiers @ Lincoln & Welland Regiment. Today is also the Change of Commanding Officer. LCol Stoyka http://t.co/JXncuNciJ8

Posted on Twitter Canadian tanks in late Oct 1944. Liberation of Bergen Op Zoom. Liberation led to the opening of the port in Antwerp http://t.co/uXVtaQw2kB

Posted on Twitter Lincoln & Welland Regiment Bergen op Zoom Parade. Anniversary of the liberation of this Dutch city by Canadian troops http://t.co/vlSGhsJhrR

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Mr. Speaker, the strategy that was implemented and is spoken about by the member opposite was announced in June of this year. This is a continuing ...

Posted on Twitter This weekend brings elections in Ukraine. Democracy recovering. @ukrcancongress All the best to Canadian observers http://t.co/7phFoZbhz3

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #256 Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on ...

Posted on Twitter Please take a moment to stop in and sign book of condolences - Office of @RickDykstra MP in St. Catharines - http://t.co/2yMR6RTT9M"

Posted on Twitter Show the families of Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent & Corporal Nathan Cirillo we will not forget their sacrifice http://t.co/RfMXehkdIM

This week

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 ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Copyright Mr. Speaker, I do not think it is this party that is trying to hide anything. We are actually trying to make it usable by parties ...

Spoke in the House on Islamic State Mr. Speaker, in Iraq, 100,000 Christians have fled their homes, humanitarian aid workers and journalists are being decapitated, women and girls are being forced to suffer ...

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 in the House on National Fiddling Day Act Mr. Speaker, today I am here as well to talk about Bill S-218, an act respecting national fiddling day. I would like to credit my colleague, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Eksperimenta Mr. Speaker, Canada will be taking part in the 2014 edition of Eksperimenta, which is gearing up to host 11 countries from around the world and ...

Spoke in the House on Telefilm Canada Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to table, in both official languages, and for referral to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage, Telefilm Canada's 2013-14 annual report, ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Broadcasting Corporation Mr. Speaker, that was an interesting meander along a road that I am not quite sure was actually constructed to get anywhere, but it sure provided ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, the Department of Canadian Heritage has not conducted any studies on the infrastructure at Cape Spear Lighthouse National Historic Site or at Fort Amherst ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by St. Catharines Standard Performing arts centre reaches construction milestone Friday, August 15, 2014 4:30:40 EDT PM. Peter Milczyn, MPP Etobicoke--Lakeshore, St. Catharines Mayor Brian McMullan and St. Catharines MP Rick Dykstra, sign the final steel beam to be installed at the downtown performing arts centre Friday. Tweet.

Three months ago

Mentioned by Thorold News Palestinian supporters rally in St. Catharines Those gathered at St. Catharines MP Rick Dykstra's office on Geneva St. before marching a few blocks to city hall said the Canadian government has been too supportive of Israel in the conflict. “We are here, for one, to tell Palestinians back home they are not ...

Mentioned by Niagara Advance Palestinian supporters rally in St. Catharines Those gathered at St. Catharines MP Rick Dykstra's office on Geneva St. before marching a few blocks to city hall said the Canadian government has been too supportive of Israel in the conflict. “We are here, for one, to tell Palestinians back home they are not ...

Mentioned by St. Catharines Standard Palestinian supporters rally in St. Catharines Those gathered at St. Catharines MP Rick Dykstra's office on Geneva St. before marching a few blocks to city hall said the Canadian government has been too supportive of Israel in the conflict. “We are here, for one, to tell Palestinians back home they are not ...

Mentioned by Welland Tribune Palestinian supporters rally in St. Catharines Those gathered at St. Catharines MP Rick Dykstra's office on Geneva St. before marching a few blocks to city hall said the Canadian government has been too supportive of Israel in the conflict. “We are here, for one, to tell Palestinians back home they are not ...

Mentioned by Niagara Falls Review Palestinian supporters rally in St. Catharines Those gathered at St. Catharines MP Rick Dykstra's office on Geneva St. before marching a few blocks to city hall said the Canadian government has been too supportive of Israel in the conflict. “We are here, for one, to tell Palestinians back home they are not ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you. The other piece is.... FACTOR is sitting right here. It's sometimes easier to speak when no one else is in the room, and sometimes ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you. I appreciate all of you being here. We've spoken a lot about the elephant in the room, in always referencing the fact that the ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry Thank you. Mr. Kane, it's been interesting for us because one day we're hearing from one group that says things are in dire straits and extremely ...

Spoke at the Canadian Heritage committee on Review of the Canadian Music Industry David, I want to follow up on something. The reason we wanted to have the tourism folks here is to talk about the fact that, as ...

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 ...

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 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 ...