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  • His favourite word is citizenship.

Conservative MP for St. Catharines (Ontario)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter With Brian Broley at their big tournament starting this evening.@Ballhockey_com #stcatharines http://t.co/j5RSIKgcDq

Posted on Twitter My statement today. @Ticats are taking the 102nd #GreyCup this weekend. No @calstampeder logo anywhere in the HofC!! http://t.co/wlbOOjPSfH

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on CBC/Radio-Canada Mr. Speaker, I am not sure if the member actually heard the response to the question. There is a lot of smoke and mirrors there, a ...

Spoke in the House on Library and Archives Canada Mr. Speaker, Library and Archives Canada plays an important role in preserving the documentation and heritage of our country. The issues identified in the report did ...

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #289 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should examine all possible options to ensure a fully ...

Voted Yes on Vote #288 That Bill C-583, An Act to amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder), be not now read ...

Voted Yes on Vote #287 on Bill C-583 Amend the Criminal Code (fetal alcohol spectrum disorder)

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Posted on Twitter Good meeting with the Canadian Health Coalition. Looking 4 accountability in public health care from our Prov & Ter's http://t.co/6fOgInyKam

This week

Spoke in the House on CBC/Radio-Canada Mr. Speaker, this government's appointments come after a rigorous, transparent, and merit-based selection process. Our goal is to appoint candidates who are the most competent into ...

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Posted on Twitter A good man and a great family. To @markcherney303 your brothers and mom, condolences and prayers. http://t.co/v46GzPLaHc

Posted on Twitter THE HEAD TABLE. Last #strutt2014 of the evening. Great end to the show. http://t.co/JhPSGdzcIe

Posted on Twitter Congrats Marlene. Awesome #strutt2014 "@marlenebergsma: Hey Tammy Jane Lepp, it's all in your head #STRUTT2014 http://t.co/PcoqMMoeqI"

A week ago

Spoke in the House on CBC/Radio-Canada Mr. Speaker, the member may be right about the uniqueness of the CBC. He is certainly completely offside and wrong about the funding for the CBC. ...

Spoke in the House on Taxation Mr. Speaker, now that the “Cars and TVs” campaign is in full swing, we are seeing what we can expect from Liberals in the coming year. ...

Spoke in the House on Justice Mr. Speaker, it was this Prime Minister and this government that actually moved on the residential school issue after decades of neglect and decades of not ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Andrew Cardozo: How to secure an open Parliament Hill Conservative MP Rick Dykstra has recently talked about new measures to increase security on Parliament Hill after the events of Oct. 22. But is he ready to tip that balance between security and access by the public? As the centre point of our democratic and ...

Mentioned by Ottawa Citizen Andrew Cardozo: How to secure an open Parliament Hill Conservative MP Rick Dykstra has recently talked about new measures to increase security on Parliament Hill after the events of Oct. 22. But is he ready to tip that balance between security and access by the public? As the centre point of our democratic and ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on CBC/Radio-Canada Mr. Speaker, the member is fully and well aware that the appointments made at CBC are done through a very strict and regimented process. He should ...

Spoke in the House on CBC/Radio-Canada Mr. Speaker, we go from one misleading statement to another regarding the CBC. It is too bad that the members do not honour and respect it ...

A month ago

Mentioned by National Post Conservative MP says security checkpoint may now be necessary for visitors to ... OTTAWA — A Conservative MP says it may be necessary for visitors to Parliament Hill to go through a security checkpoint before they even walk on the lawn in front of the Centre Block. Rick Dykstra, who is parliamentary secretary to the Heritage Minister, told ...

Mentioned by Niagara Falls Review Local politicians respond to shooting Karen Moncur, who works in St. Catharines MP Rick Dykstra's office, posted on Facebook that he is unharmed. "Rick is safe. In lockdown with other MPs," she wrote. At least two people were shot after multiple gunmen opened fire on Parliament Hill ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by St. Catharines Standard St. Catharines council wants support for mail service Dawn Dodge Monday directing city staff to write a letter to MP Rick Dykstra expressing concerns about the elimination of the postal service in the community. The letter will request that Dykstra “support and champion efforts to reverse the Canada Post decision ...

More than three 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.

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 ...