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Liberal MP for Sydney—Victoria (Nova Scotia)

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

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Promise Kept: improving EI to help Canadians when they need it most https://t.co/PSYvGWNxUX

Posted on Twitter The deadline for submissions to apply to the Senate is Aug 4 & is open to all Canadians. #CdnPoli Canada.ca https://t.co/MFOMPTri8o

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Truly saddened over the sudden passing of Darrell Flynn, CBRM councillor.. My thoughts & prayers are with his family & friends.

Three weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Combatting #climatechange: In partnership with USA & Mexico we are building a cleaner North America. #NALS2016 https://t.co/VjoH9F05tf

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Today on #NationalAboriginalDay we celebrate the incredible contributions & achievements of Indigenous Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #103 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Voted No on Vote #102 on Bill C-14 Amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in ...

Posted on Twitter Congratulations @chiefterrypaul on your well deserved re-election. Membertou will continue to prosper for many years to come. #CbPoli

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 ...

Voted No on Vote #101 on Bill C-223 Establish the Canadian Organ Donor Registry and to coordinate and promote organ donation throughout Canada

Voted Yes on Vote #100 on Bill C-210 Amend the National Anthem Act (gender)

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 ...

Voted Yes on Vote #99 on Bill C-20

Two months ago

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”.

Spoke in the House on Veterans Affairs Mr. Speaker, our veterans, indeed all Canadians, were shocked when the former Conservative government decided to close the Veterans Affairs service offices across the country. In ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Pre-Study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Good morning everybody, and welcome to our committee meeting. We are the international trade committee from the House of Commons, and we are a very active ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Pre-Study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Good morning. I call the meeting to order. My name is Mark Eyking and I am the chair of the Standing Committee on International Trade. My ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Pre-Study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Good morning, everyone. Welcome. It's been a hard week for many of us here. We have friends, relatives, and acquaintances in Fort McMurray, and Fort McMurray ...

Spoke in the House on The Netherlands Mr. Speaker, I rise today as we celebrate the 71st anniversary of the liberation of the Netherlands. More than 7,600 Canadians died during the nine-month liberation ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Pre-Study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Good morning, everybody. Welcome to the international trade committee. This is our fourth and final leg on our western tour. We started in British Columbia on ...

Spoke at the International Trade committee on Pre-Study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) Good morning to everybody in the room. It's great to be in the middle of the prairie provinces, Saskatchewan. I welcome everybody to the Standing Committee ...

Spoke in the House on East Coast Music Awards Mr. Speaker, I rise as we celebrate the 2016 East Coast Music Awards proudly being hosted in my riding all week long. The East Coast Music ...

More than 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. Studies have shown that construction of a second ...

Spoke in the House on Agriculture Mr. Speaker, let us take a moment to recognize the importance of fresh fruit and vegetables in Canada, which contribute over $11 billion to our GDP. ...

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 ...

Mentioned by Cape Breton Post Independent review of Mother Canada statue warranted: group It offers scenic vistas of the Cape Breton Highlands. A national war monument, being funded through the private sector, is planned for Green Cove despite strong opposition to the plan. The area's Liberal MP Mark Eyking said he supports the project ...

Mentioned by operator Election 2015: Coverage of the CFA/Glacier FarmMedia now available - Manitoba Co Nova Scotia MP Mark Eyking, NDP MP Malcolm Allen, Green Party candidate Andrew West, and Bloc Quebecois MP Yves Lessard. Video of the event, along with analysis, a question-by-question breakout of candidates' answers and election coverage from ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca Weatherman Frankie MacDonald earns House of Commons praise A Nova Scotia MP praised a popular amateur weather forecaster from Cape Breton Thursday. Mark Eyking, the MP for Sydney-Victoria, praised Frankie MacDonald, whose energetic forecasts have racked up millions of views. “Mr. Speaker, I rise today to ...

Mentioned by TheChronicleHerald.ca (registration) VIDEO: MP Mark Eyking's tribute to Frankie the weatherman "Frankie the weatherman has taken the Internet by storm," says Sydney-Victoria MP Mark Eyking, as he pays tribute to Whitney Pier Internet sensation Frankie MacDonald in the House of Commons on Wednesday. Hear what Eyking has to say below, and ...

Mentioned by Simcoe Reformer Investment needed in rural Canada: Ag critic “We will always stand beside supply management,” MP Mark Eyking said during a tour of Norfolk county on Thursday. Asked if a Liberal government would strengthen supply management, Eyking replied: “For Sure. Not only that, we have to promote it around ...

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)