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  • His favourite word is conservatives.

Liberal MP for Kingston and the Islands (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2015, with 55% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter “Trudeau and the Liberals have accomplished important things since 2015. And they offer the best program for contin… https://t.co/rO0iQcP3uM

This week

Posted on Twitter I’m LIVE on Facebook. Ask Me Anything! https://t.co/h4e5g36PTP

Posted on Twitter This. Is. So. True. 👇 https://t.co/bG6z68xMEq

Posted on Twitter Vanessa and I took our future voters with us to the polls this afternoon. Only took us a couple minutes to vote, an… https://t.co/SNWnIEpo96

Posted on Twitter @SustainableDan @edica095 @TEDxOTTAWA @LimestoneDSB @cityofkingston @KingstonTransit @SustainableKtwn… https://t.co/RKDu0IhmUh

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Vote with me this weekend 🗳. Advance polls are open Friday-Monday, 9AM - 9PM. #ChooseForward #elxn43 #UpToYouth https://t.co/DxLXek2yqD

More than three months ago

Voted Yes on Vote #1379 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1378 on Bill C-75 Amend the Criminal Code, the Youth Criminal Justice Act and other Acts and to make ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1377 Private Members' Business M-173 (Diabetes Awareness Month)

Voted No on Vote #1376 on Bill C-331 Amend the Federal Courts Act (international promotion and protection of human rights)

Voted Yes on Vote #1375 Ways and Means motion No. 34

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, today I will be sharing my time with the member for Rivière-des-Mille-Îles. I would like to pick up on a point the member for ...

Spoke in the House on The Environment Mr. Speaker, we have heard from Conservatives on the other side of the House on a number of occasions talking about the Prime Minister flying from ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have four petitions to present today. I will keep them brief. The first petition is signed by 67 members of my community from ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am presenting a petition today on behalf of residents of my community. The petitioners point out that the heating of our atmosphere and ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present a petition from 149 members of my community. They draw attention to fact that atmospheric CO2 is now above ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I will go back to the last question from the Conservative Party. When the Conservatives talk about affordable housing, all they talk about is ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply It's 5:30 p.m.

Spoke in the House on Criminal Records Act Madam Speaker, to continue my point, I would say that this legislation has come forward in a manner that has allowed us to give it the ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Meeting Requested by Four Members of the Committee to Discuss their Request ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the opposition for taking the time to explain their points and for bringing forward this motion ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Diversity within the Canadian Armed Forces We do see the need and the benefit in holding the additional meetings as proposed in the motion. However, we're just concerned about how it's tied ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Diversity within the Canadian Armed Forces I'm from the riding of Kingston. We're about an hour and 45 minutes from here. Mr. O'Toole referenced RMC, which is located in Kingston. One of ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (B), 2018-19: Vote 1b under Communications Security Establishment, Votes 1b ... I find it very interesting that you make that comment. I've mentioned this at the committee before. When we were in Latvia a couple of years ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Diversity within the Canadian Armed Forces Thank you. Mr. Lamarre, in an exchange with Ms. Dzerowicz, you referenced RMC in the 1980s, when women started attending the Royal Military College. Would you ...

Spoke at the Status of Women committee on Challenges Faced by Senior Women with a Focus on the Factors Contributing ... Thank you very much. I represent a riding, Kingston, in which we have the lowest vacancy rate in Ontario, and arguably in the country. We desperately ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Diversity within the Canadian Armed Forces Okay. The last theme that I have here relates to what we were talking about when I took the rest of Mr. Robillard's time, with respect ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Diversity within the Canadian Armed Forces Thank you, Ms. Perron and Ms. St-Pierre, for your presence here today. I want to pick up on the discussion you started with Mr. Bezan—it's been ...

Mentioned by Standard McNeely sworn in as Kingston's new police chief - The Kingston Whig Speakers at the ceremony included outgoing chief Larochelle, Kingston and the Islands MP Mark Gerretsen, MPP Ian Arthur, Kingston Mayor Bryan Paterson, Andrea Risk, chair of the Police Services Board, and Justice Tranmer. “I'm humbled to be selected ...

Mentioned by Hill Times Liberals call Ford's 'interlaying' with federal Conservatives 'unprecedented,' but say they're not worried “I can't think of a time where there's been interlaying between the provincial and federal politicians in terms of working together,” said Liberal MP Mark Gerretsen (Kingston and the Islands, Ont.) in an interview with The Hill Times. “I quite honestly ...

Mentioned by Standard Joint Task Force X receives funding for indoor firing range - The Kingston Whig The funding announcement was made by Kingston and the Islands member of Parliament Mark Gerretsen at the Vimy Officers Mess at CFB Kingston on Thursday morning. The new 25-by-15-metre range is longer than a standard hockey rink but not quite as ...

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca $11-million firing range announced for Joint Task Force X facility Mark Gerretsen, MP for Kingston and the Islands, announced the 25-metre indoor range on behalf of Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan. Story continues below. According to National Defence, the range will have lane firing at fixed targets and ...

Mentioned by Mirage News New indoor live-fire range for CFB Kingston Today, Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, on behalf of Defence Minister Harjit S. Sajjan, announced that a new modular indoor live-fire training range will be installed at the Joint Task Force X (JTF X) facility located ...

Mentioned by HuffPost Canada Liberal MP Mark Gerretsen Walks Back 'Fake News' Comment With Global News Reporter OTTAWA — A Liberal MP has walked back using the term "fake news" after sparking backlash with a tweet about an award-winning journalist last week. Mark Gerretsen has since deleted his original tweet where he used the hashtag #FakeNews in an ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-243 An Act respecting the development of a national maternity assistance program strategy and amending the Employment Insurance Act (maternity benefits)