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  • His favourite word is farmers.

Liberal MP for Sydney—Victoria (Nova Scotia)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 73% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter Hope to see you Monday, 10am at the Joan Harriss Cruise Pavillion as I make an an infrastructure announcement on be… https://t.co/fYVQT2AKkU

Posted on Twitter Happy Friday Capers, don't want to wish away the weekend but I'm looking forward to announcing great news for Cape… https://t.co/eFFcVnsidt

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Today we celebrated the opening of eight #affordablehousing units in the Pier! Read: https://t.co/40ATuC08K1 https://t.co/x0prQuBTds

Posted on Twitter I was thrilled to announce funding for tourism is Eskasoni! Read: https://t.co/FBHPuf0JF5

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter #CCG assets responding immediately. No pollution reported. Vessel Arca* 1. https://t.co/h3YxrfWHYu

Posted on Twitter Employers - looking to hire summer students in 2017? The grant application deadline is Jan 20. See more- https://t.co/D8cZWi8sQ7

A month ago

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Federal money for Cape Breton YMCA youth skills project Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking announced on Wednesday that the government will provide $644,543 for the project. The project focuses on strengthening the leadership and life skills of youth in Cape Breton. It includes hands-on work experience, job ...

Voted No on Vote #183 on Bill C-301 Amend the Income Tax Act and to make a related amendment to another Act (registered ...

Didn't vote on Vote #182 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should recognize the contributions that German-Canadians have made to ...

Voted No on Vote #181 on Bill C-306 Establish a Crimean Tatar Deportation (“Sürgünlik”) Memorial Day and to recognize the mass deportation of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #180 on Bill C-235 Amend the Criminal Code and the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fetal alcohol disorder)

Voted Yes on Vote #179 on Bill C-30 Implement the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union and its ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act Mr. Speaker, I am honoured to rise in the House today to speak to Bill C-30. I commend all my colleagues in this House who have ...

Spoke in the House on Whitney Pier Youth Club Mr. Speaker, on Monday November 21st, the Whitney Pier Youth Club re-opened its doors following $800,000 in renovations. Whitney Pier is a strong, proud, and resilient ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, the port of Sydney has long been an essential asset to the economy of Cape Breton Island. Studies have shown that the construction of ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the third report of the Standing Committee on International Trade in relation to Bill ...

Spoke in the House on Flags of Remembrance Mr. Speaker, I rise today about a very proud moment that happened in Cape Breton last weekend. At three o'clock in the afternoon at Open Hearth ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Bill C-13 We're going to resume our meeting. As the committee members can see, we have members of some departments here. We have Environment, Foreign Affairs, and Health ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Pre-Study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Good morning, folks, and welcome to the House of Commons Standing Committee for International Trade. As you know, our main focus is on the TPP and ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Pre-Study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Good morning, everyone. Welcome to the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade. We are a very busy committee. We deal with international trade. This ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Pre-Study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Good morning, everybody. Welcome to the House of Commons international trade committee. We have been very busy since the start of this session. Of course, our ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Pre-Study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Good morning everyone and welcome to the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade. It's going to be like in the House of Commons. There's ...

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Sydney Veterans Affairs office to reopen this fall Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking confirmed Tuesday an office in the Sydney area is currently under renovations and should be ready by September or October. Exactly where the office is located is apparently a closely guarded secret — for now. “It wouldn ...

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Sydney Veterans Affairs office to reopen this fall Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking confirmed Tuesday an office in the Sydney area is currently under renovations and should be ready by September or October. Exactly where the office is located is apparently a closely guarded secret — for now. “It wouldn ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the second report of the Standing Committee on International Trade, entitled, “Softwood Lumber Agreement ...

Spoke at the Fisheries committee on Briefing on Fisheries and Ocean's Priorities Regarding New Investments in Science and ... That's pretty good. Thank you. It's great to be on this committee. I'm from Cape Breton, and their biggest source of GDP is the fisheries in ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Coast Guard Mr. Speaker, the men and women of the Canadian Coast Guard work hard to protect Canadians and the bodies of water from coast to coast to ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Pre-Study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Good morning, everybody, and welcome to the trade committee. This is a very active trade committee. We have lots on our plate. We're dealing with softwood ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Pre-Study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Good morning, everyone, and welcome back, MPs, from your week in the riding. As everybody knows, we are the committee for international trade and are a ...

Spoke in the House on Committee Reports Madam Speaker, I have the honour to present, in both official languages, the first report of the Standing Committee on International Trade entitled “Main Estimates: 2016-17”.

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Cape Breton MPs get bang for buck Financial statements show both Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking and Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner had among the lowest campaign expense totals subject to the limit allowed under federal election laws. The Canada Elections Act imposes a limit ...

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Cape Breton MPs get bang for buck Financial statements show both Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking and Cape Breton-Canso MP Rodger Cuzner had among the lowest campaign expense totals subject to the limit allowed under federal election laws. The Canada Elections Act imposes a limit ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Mark Eyking hopes Sydney Veterans Affairs office will reopen this year A Cape Breton MP hopes Sydney's Veterans Affairs office will reopen this year and says the federal department is recommending it include more staff than were employed before it was shut down in 2014. Sydney-Victoria Liberal MP Mark Eyking said the ...

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)