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  • His favourite word is nato.

Liberal MP for Kingston and the Islands (Ontario)

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

Two days ago

Mentioned by Kingstonist CORCAN Reinstates prison farm programs: The cows are coming home Parliamentary Secretary Holland, on behalf of the Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, along with MP Mark Gerretsen, made the announcement at Joyceville Institutions at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jun. 21, 2018.

Mentioned by Standard Prison farms to include dairy, goat operations - The Kingston Whig Also attending the announcement were Kingston and the Islands MP Mark Gerretsen; Scott Harris, deputy commissioner for the Ontario Region for CSC; Kelly Hartle, acting CEO for CORCAN; and Dianne Dowling of the Prison Farm Advisory Board. A cow ...

Mentioned by Kingstonist The cows are coming home: Prison Farms to be reinstated at both Joyceville and Collins Bay Institutions Alongside Holland, MP Mark Gerretsen and Kelly Hartle, acting CEO for CORCAN, spoke to those gathered at the announcement. And each person made a point to thank the tireless efforts of the Save Our Prison Farms group. “I want to thank, first of all ...

Three days ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, first, I would like to draw reference back to petition No. 421-02359 that I presented on May 9 and at which time I provided ...

Voted Yes on Vote #880 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted No on Vote #879 on Bill C-71 Amend certain Acts and Regulations in relation to firearms

Voted Yes on Vote #878 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #877 on Bill C-69 Enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #876 on Bill S-218 Respecting Latin American Heritage Month

Posted on Twitter @stephenlautens Ya, but in her defence she didn’t say it was a bad day for her. 😜

This week

Spoke in the House on Firearms Act Mr. Speaker, unfortunately I disagree with the member and his comments. If we look at this bill objectively, we see it is a bill that does ...

Mentioned by Benzinga Media Advisory - Parliamentary Secretary Holland to make an announcement Parliamentary Secretary Holland will be joined by Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands. A question and answer session will follow. Date June 21, 2018. Time 10:30 a.m. EDT. Location Joyceville Institution Highway 15, No. 3766

A week ago

Mentioned by Standard Queen's researchers share $3M in funding - The Kingston Whig Kingston and the Islands MP Mark Gerretsen, held up in Ottawa Friday morning on government business, had to send his regrets for missing a Queen's University announcement but sent along the federal government's virtual cheque book, a $3-million ...

Posted on Twitter @mike_mcnair This is so accurate it is worthy of being his official portrait.

Posted on Twitter @MichelleRempel LOL, @MichelleRempel you lasted 3 hours. What a rockstar you are! #WashedUp

Posted on Twitter @MichelleRempel LOL ... you haven’t been here since midnight. #FakeNews

Posted on Twitter Hahaha. Only @AndrewScheer would run this live video feed with that comment while he has been absent since midnight. https://t.co/JKbjywNUJq

Posted on Twitter @davidakin David, glad to see you woke up on the right side of the bed!

Spoke in the House on Cannabis Act Madam Speaker, it is a real pleasure to see the bill come back to this House with some of those recommendations. However, despite the fact that ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, my colleague highlighted very well what is going on and the shift that is occurring, not just in our country but throughout the world, ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on National Security Act, 2017 Mr. Speaker, I appreciate the comments made by my colleague across the floor in relation to this particular debate, but I took particular exception when he ...

Spoke in the House on Impact Assessment Act Madam Speaker, I appreciate the comments from the member for Saanich—Gulf Islands. She is extremely passionate about this particular topic, as we know. I will not ...

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1 Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his speech today. I did listen to it, despite the fact that I may have been one of those ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities Act Madam Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise in the House today to speak to Bill C-395, the opportunities act. I want to take an opportunity ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Main Estimates 2018-19: Vote 1 under Communications Security Establishment, Votes 1, 5, ... That's great. Thank you. I only have a few seconds left, but I did just want to use the opportunity to say that in Kingston, at ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-76 I'm sure this question has come up in this committee before, but are you aware of any widespread fraud that's existed from taking the voter cards ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Globalnews.ca Kingston residents protest outside MP's office over Kinder Morgan project About 20 people waving signs and chanting took their protest against the Kinder Morgan project to Kingston and the Islands MP Mark Gerretsen's office on Wednesday evening. The group is concerned that Gerretsen's Liberal government will bail out the ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping Thank you, Mr. Chair. Professor Dorn, in one of our previous meetings we were talking about the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, which was closed in 2013. In ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping That's fair enough. I'm just asking by way of reference back to our previous meeting, where I asked similar questions about where we were and where ...

Spoke at the Library of Parliament committee on Election of Joint Chairs and Election of Vice-Chairs I was just going to add that there might be a legitimate reason that it wasn't carried out, so just by passing a motion to call ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping Thank you, Mr. Chair. General Bowes, our mission here is to make recommendations to the government on what Canada's role should be as it pertains to ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Ms. Moon, I wanted to ask you a couple of questions about NATO, and the general understanding of NATO among ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Involvement in NATO xxx More recently, Russia's reaction to the European missile defence shield, its annexation of Crimea, the destabilization of the Ukraine, and threats to the eastern flank ...

More than three months ago

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)