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  • His favourite word is chair.

Liberal MP for Kingston and the Islands (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Voted Yes on Vote #435 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Salaries Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise in the House today to speak in support of Bill C-24. This is my second opportunity to speak ...

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #434 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Voted No on Vote #433 on Bill C-24 Amend the Salaries Act and to make a consequential amendment to the Financial Administration

Mentioned by Standard March supports new prison vision - The Kingston Whig With an alternative vision for the return of prison farms, a group will be marching from Collins Bay Institution to Kingston and the Islands MP Mark Gerretsen's midtown Kingston constituency office on Friday. Calvin Neufeld will be leading the group ...

A week ago

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-57 The problem that I have with the United Nations resolution is that it's from 2015, and it's fairly prescriptive in terms of sustainability. The issue with ...

Spoke in the House on Salaries Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour and pleasure to rise in the House today to speak to this very important topic. I will touch on a ...

Spoke in the House on National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women Mr. Speaker, my actions matter. These three small words have the ability to help change the lives and well-being of all women. December 6 is the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #432 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Spoke in the House on Access to Information Act Madam Speaker, I am so glad that the member raised Phoenix, because this is an issue that I hear about quite a bit during question period. ...

Spoke in the House on Social Development Mr. Speaker, volunteers play a crucial role in Canadian society. In my riding of Kingston and the Islands, organizations like Martha's Table and St. Vincent de ...

Voted Yes on Vote #431 on Bill C-58 Amend the Access to Information Act and the Privacy Act and to make consequential amendments ...

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I have the honour today to present, in both official languages, the 10th report of the Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development, entitled ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2017-18: Vote 1b under Communications Security Establishment, Votes 1b ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you, Minister, for coming today. As you know, I'm from a riding that has a long military tradition. That's ...

Mentioned by Standard Letters to the editor, Nov. 30 - The Kingston Whig I implore MP Mark Gerretsen, MPP Sophie Kiwala and city council to please step up to the plate, force changes, make it be known that citizens will no longer accept the trucking industry continuing to wreak havoc on our highways and on our lives. Our MP ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his intervention today. I know that he spent the majority of his time trying to personally attack the Minister ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise today to present a petition on behalf of thousands of Canadians who are concerned with the current bankruptcy act of the federal ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Mr. Byers, you were talking about the opportunity for Canada to proclaim itself as the first nuclear-free country. I think that was the terminology you used ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the two witnesses for being here today. Ms. Meharg, towards the end of Mr. Sedra's remarks he ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Standard Outside of big cities, Kingston the lone bright spot for job creation: study - The Kingston Whig Kingston and the Islands M.P. Mark Gerretsen, left, M.P.P. Sophie Kiwala and Kingston Mayor Bryan Paterson speak during the Greater Kingston Chamber of Commerce Political Breakfast at the Kingston Delta Kingston Waterfront Hotel on Wednesday ...

Mentioned by www.kingstonregion.com/ He came ... he listened ... he delivered She was joined by Mark Gerretsen, MP for Kingston and the Islands, Mike Bossio, MP for Hastings-Lennox and Addington, and she was introduced by MTO's Eastern Regional Director, Kathy Moore. From Holland, Leo Postma, representing Damen Shipyards, ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO I moved that we adjourn debate on this at the last meeting a couple of days ago because of my concern over the timing and where ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I have a question for each witness, so I apologize in advance if I cut someone off. I'm just trying ...

Mentioned by www.kingstonregion.com/ New ferries announced for Wolfe Island and Amherst Island Left to right: MP for Kingston and the Islands, Mark Gerretsen and MPP Sophie Kiwala with MP for Hastings, Lennox and Addington Mike Bossio announced the arrival of new ferries for Wolfe Island (2020) and Amherst Island (2019) at the Wolfe Island ferry ...

Spoke at the Finance committee on Subject Matter of Bill C-63, A Second Act to Implement Certain Provisions ... I want to state for the record that I am quite supportive of the elimination of billed-basis accounting as it relates to certain professionals, as you've ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-57 On a point of order, Madam Chair, I want to follow up on the conversation we were having, before we entertain our next witnesses. I appreciate ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca No regrets, says lone Liberal to vote for longer tax consultations On Tuesday, however, Liberal MP Mark Gerretsen told the House of Commons the vote on the Conservative motion was a free vote, one which allows government to vote however they choose. iPolitics has reached out to the whip's office for clarification.

More than three months ago

Posted on Twitter @teachyKristine Hi Kristine, may I use the photo on my Facebook page?

Posted on Twitter You're most welcome! #Canada150 #ygk https://t.co/pENIC459RE

Posted on Twitter Did you hear the news about Breakwater Park? Check out my Facebook Live video to find out more:… https://t.co/byEQBj12zw

Posted on Twitter Congratulations @DarrenFisherNS! #brightidea https://t.co/bSDGbEV2zJ

Posted on Twitter Did you know this year marks the 90th Anniversary of the Carruthers Point Girl Guide Camp? #ygk… https://t.co/qtdJ7JXJzf

Posted on Twitter Canada Summer Jobs is creating jobs for youth in #ygk! Check out who is hiring here: https://t.co/zQ77CUh3Tu #LeadersToday

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)