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Liberal MP for Kingston and the Islands (Ontario)

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

Yesterday

Mentioned by Standard Pay system continues to cause headaches - The Kingston Whig Millhaven Institution correctional officer Dana Babcock with her son Ashur at a picket at Kingston and the Islands MP Mark Gerretsen's office on March 10. Since going on maternity leave, she's had problems with the federal government's Phoenix pay system.

Two days ago

Voted No on Vote #238 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: ( a) recognize the need to quell the ...

Voted Yes (against his party) on Vote #236 on Bill C-323 Amend the Income Tax Act (rehabilitation of historic property)

Voted Yes on Vote #235 That the Fifth Report of the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status ...

Voted No on Vote #234 That the Honourable Member for Foothills be now heard.

Posted on Twitter With a reference to Bill C-243! https://t.co/p4oxKy6YgO

Posted on Twitter @natashakornak acknowledged. Thanks so much for your input.

Posted on Twitter @MichelleRempel @Carolyn_Bennett @CandiceBergenMP Michelle... and here I thought we had such a productive conversation last night!

Mentioned by www.kingstonregion.com/ Federal budget responds to Gerretsen's call to invest in maternity assistance When Minister of Finance Bill Morneau introduced Budget 2017 in the House of Commons Wednesday afternoon, Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, was pleased that the budget included improvements to Employment ...

Three days ago

Mentioned by www.kingstonregion.com/ Federal budget responds to Gerretsen's call to invest in maternity assistance When Minister of Finance Bill Morneau introduced Budget 2017 in the House of Commons Wednesday afternoon, Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, was pleased that the budget included improvements to Employment ...

Posted on Twitter @CBCNews most concerning today was actually the massive lack of decorum shown by the CPC in the house.

Posted on Twitter The only thing she was "killing" was being amazing at misrepresenting what was actually happening. https://t.co/TXaCPdT85J

Posted on Twitter Serious money in #Budget2017 for seniors and home care. #cndpoli

This week

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I think I will go with a comment as opposed to a question. The atmosphere in the room is providing as much rhetoric as ...

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by Standard Union running out of patience with Phoenix - The Kingston Whig Jason Godin, president of the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers, during a picket about the Phoenix pay system with about a dozen federal employees in front of Kingston and the Island MP Mark Gerretsen's constituency office on Friday. (Ian ...

Spoke in the House on Income Tax Act Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise today in this House on behalf of my constituents of Kingston and the Islands to speak in support ...

A month ago

Mentioned by www.kingstonregion.com/ On the busses A heartfelt thank you to the federal–provincial Public Transit Infrastructure Fund and to MP Mark Gerretsen for helping to ensure that Kingston and the Islands are receiving $6.8 million to improve transit service. Along with the $2.3 million in ...

Mentioned by CKWS Local federal workers plan rally outside MP's office Kingston – It was a major victory for federal workers in the fight to fix the Phoenix ay System — when Kingston and the Islands M-P Mark Gerretsen recently announced that a regional pay centre will be opening up locally. Members of the Public Service ...

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, having the fifth busiest VIA station in Canada, the constituents of my riding of Kingston and the Islands value the passenger service VIA Rail ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you very much, Mr. Jennings, for being here today. I've appreciated listening to what you've had to say. It's a breath of fresh air to ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America I want to return to something. I'm going to be a little more direct this time. It goes to the ability to attract. Earlier I brought ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I rise to present a petition that was submitted to me by a constituent of mine, Mr. Samuel Laldin, calling on the government to ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Okay. Mr. Sokolsky, you talked about adjusting commitments to meet the requirements. I think one of the problems we face, just generally speaking now, is that ...

Spoke in the House on Statistics Act Mr. Speaker, going back to the discussion we were having about the 92 years and the requirement for that data to become accessible to the public, ...

Spoke in the House on Kingston and the Islands Mr. Speaker, I rise today to recognize an outstanding citizen from my riding of Kingston and the Islands, Mr. Jamshad Hassan. Jimmy, as he is more ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his speech a few minutes ago, and in particular his comments about how this motion got on the floor. ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America In a press release, you called yourself a “centre-of-excellence for federal government ship repair and maintenance”. I'm curious as to how you arrived at that title, ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada and the Defence of North America Thank you, Mr. Chair. I want to return to some of the discussion that Mr. Fisher was having about the similarities between the Coast Guard and ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Bill C-18 Thank you very much, Madam Chair. I'm going to start with a question that I'm relaying from another member; the member for Pickering—Uxbridge asked me to ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Subject Matter of Supplementary Estimates (B) 2016-17: Vote 1b under Communications Security ... Turning to some of the transfers that are going out, in terms of the number of transfers that have been requested.... Actually these are transfers from ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 Thank you very much, Madam Chair. Welcome to the witnesses who have come forward today, in particular Professor Smol. It's always nice to see people here ...

Spoke in the House on Governor General's Literary Award Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House today to recognize Steven Heighton, a resident of my riding of Kingston and the Islands, who recently won the ...

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)