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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 Apparently @RodPhillips01 still has some cool graphics laying around from his time as CEO of the province’s casinos… https://t.co/z5SR9E7CcK

Posted on Twitter @robert_kiley There was even a former Conservative candidate (from the 90s) at that rally. This issue spans all pol… https://t.co/0SbMC3450U

Posted on Twitter @robert_kiley It’s unfortunate that despite this *global* movement of young people demanding action on climate chan… https://t.co/MHqmYxlkqz

Posted on Twitter @bwbursey @robert_kiley @JimNeill3 @BridgetYGK @PMStroud Speaking of quotes, here is the best one on the subject:… https://t.co/5azYZMggEf

Posted on Twitter @bwbursey @robert_kiley @JimNeill3 @BridgetYGK @PMStroud I was referring to political partisanship. I then went on… https://t.co/AmVckWFhyP

Posted on Twitter How Canadian that Vivian’s first try at solid food was a pancake doused in maple syrup from Little Cataraqui Creek… https://t.co/nkqWXVYKaT

Two weeks ago

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 in the House on National Defence Act Madam Speaker, I would like to inform you that I will be sharing my time with the member for Davenport. It is great to be in ...

Spoke in the House on Canada–Madagascar Tax Convention Implementation Act, 2018 Mr. Speaker, while the opposition would like to focus on other matters, the reality of the situation is that this government is bringing in good legislation ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1003 Private Members' Business M-206 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Health (level of fitness and physical activity of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1002 Private Members' Business M-194 (Instruction to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the ...

Spoke in the House on Corrections and Conditional Release Act Madam Speaker, it is worth noting that the courts in both British Columbia and Ontario have struck down the administrative provisions for segregation. If those laws ...

Voted Yes on Vote #1001 on Bill C-83 Amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another

Voted Yes on Vote #1000 on Bill C-83 Amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another

Voted Yes on Vote #999 on Bill C-83 Amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, as I have been listening to the debate today, there has been a lot of confusion between what is appropriate and what is not, ...

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 in the House on Canada–Madagascar Tax Convention Implementation Act, 2018 Mr. Speaker, the member started by talking about how important this particular bill was to his community. I want to commend him for spending about 30 ...

Spoke in the House on Indigenous Languages Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise today to participate in such an important debate, a debate that in my opinion has been a long ...

A month ago

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 in the House on Indigenous Languages Act Madam Speaker, the member basically talked about virtue signalling and is accusing this government of doing that. He then went on to talk about how it ...

Spoke in the House on Respecting Families of Murdered and Brutalized Persons Act Madam Speaker, despite the fact that the bill might be in compliance, as the member has suggested, I am curious if he can explain the process ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing on Operation IMPACT in Iraq I appreciate your saying that. It's something I've asked before of you and others who have come before the committee and something that I'll continue to ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Briefing session on Moldova's geopolitical and military interests in the context of ... This committee made a recommendation following the study that we did on Ukraine. Recommendation 7 stated: That the Government of Canada provide lethal weapons to Ukraine ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Bill C-77 and Supplementary Estimates (A), 2018-19: Vote 1a under Communications Security ... Thank you. Retired Lieutenant-Colonel Perron's name came up. When he was here, he mentioned that if minor sanctions be identical or quite similar to minor punishments ...

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)