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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 My proudest moment...@HNISC: intro from @RickDykstra. We won't say he wore screamin' purple shorts for tonight's ball hockey game.

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @ Roberto's for a pizza. My turn for dinner! @nadiavergalito running the show tonite @thepizzadudeRPP rare night home http://t.co/iAqXsFudnX

This week

Posted on Twitter Jackson Triggs back patio 4 a wine tasting. Also an amazing concert series. U can see the stage out back. @delrollo http://t.co/vpmFNaPvAZ

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Touring the 67% completed Brock School of Fine Arts in downtown. Old Canada Hair Cloth really getting a new look. http://t.co/7pucrkMpq5

A week ago

Posted on Twitter This is the summer of strange signs. Seriously, what are u supposed to do? Go back half a kilometre?? http://t.co/kAp4PipMLo

Posted on Twitter Touring the 67% completed Brock School of Fine Arts in the downtown. Old Lincoln Fabrics really getting a new look! http://t.co/nmgaUxtWGV

A month ago

Mentioned by Niagarathisweek.com MPs meet with local Ukrainian community members ST. CATHARINES — A Manitoba MP held his first of several roundtable meetings on the unrest between the Ukraine and Russia, in St. Catharines Tuesday. St. Catharines MP Rick Dykstra joined MP James Bezan, and with more than a dozen members of the ...

Spoke in the House on CBC/Radio-Canada Mr. Speaker, I do not know how much clearer we need to make this, but let me quote what the president of the CBC, Mr. Lacroix, ...

Spoke in the House on Questions on the Order Paper Mr. Speaker, to date the Department of Canadian Heritage is not aware of any published studies that measure the impact of the children's fitness tax credit ...

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted Yes on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Two months ago

Mentioned by Welland Tribune Dykstra weighing Ont. PC leadership run Rick Dykstra is not ruling out a run for the leadership of the Ontario Progressive Conservative party. The St. Catharines MP is mulling the idea, following Tim Hudak's decision not to lead in the next election. After losing to a Liberal majority Thursday, Hudak ...

Mentioned by Niagara Falls Review Dykstra weighing Ont. PC leadership run Rick Dykstra is not ruling out a run for the leadership of the Ontario Progressive Conservative party. The St. Catharines MP is mulling ... In an interview Sunday, Dykstra said he's considering a run, but is "100% focused on his job as MP." "The election has just ...

Spoke in the House on Armenian Youth Federation Mr. Speaker, on the weekend, on Saturday evening, I had the opportunity to attend the Armenian Youth Federation's 80th anniversary. The federation itself focuses on education, ...

Spoke in the House on Lincoln Alexander Day Act Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to speak after the members for Saint-Laurent—Cartierville, Hamilton Centre and Ancaster—Dundas—Flamborough—Westdale. They have a done a fairly good job of addressing ...

Spoke in the House on Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act Mr. Speaker, I am certainly pleased to follow my colleague, who did such a good job describing and talking about the Citizenship Act and the changes ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I certainly welcome the opportunity to speak to the motion put forth by my colleague from the NDP. It should be highlighted immediately that ...

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 in the House on Farley Mowat Mr. Speaker, I rise today to also pay tribute to one of Canada's most widely read and well known authors, who passed away recently at the ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Heritage Mr. Speaker, this member knows as well that CBC operates independently and at arm's length from the government. What folks would probably like to understand is ...

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 ...

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 ...

More than three months 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 ...

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 ...