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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.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter @hc2dotca @cathmckenna @MayorPaterson @cityofkingston OK well then it’s a good thing there’s a huge active transpor… https://t.co/va1xmholtm

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter @hc2dotca @cathmckenna @MayorPaterson @cityofkingston You’ll wanna hone in on this part specifically. There. I bro… https://t.co/GVlr9uiGSi

Posted on Twitter @hc2dotca @cathmckenna @MayorPaterson @cityofkingston Oh, and dude, I did read up on it. Maybe you should too. Allo… https://t.co/SALykYlLbC

Posted on Twitter @hc2dotca @cathmckenna @MayorPaterson @cityofkingston More urban sprawl equals more cars (although I admire your “i… https://t.co/ekH0ABoYHm

Mentioned by Queen's Journal News in Brief: Month of July Mayor Brian Paterson, Kingston & the Islands MP Mark Gerretsen, members of the Tragically Hip and the Downie family also attended the dedication. “The vision behind this project, from the beginning, was to take what was always a wonderful waterfront ...

Posted on Twitter Guess we should just settle for your plan, @MichelleRempel, of scaring people into believing only the CPC can save… https://t.co/UZ3AekDdcm

Posted on Twitter @hc2dotca @cathmckenna @MayorPaterson @cityofkingston But, short cuts = less driving = less pollution.

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by Kingston Herald Come to Breakwater Park's Grand Re-Opening Celebrations Grand opening festivities will begin with opening remarks by Mark Gerretsen, Member of Parliament for Kingston and the Islands, Mayor Bryan Paterson, Mark Mattson, Swim Drink Fish President and Tamara Rebanks, Chair of the Conservation Committee, ...

A month ago

Mentioned by Kingston Herald Plan to Attend Breakwater Park Grand Reopening Celebrations July 26 Grand reopening festivities will include formal remarks by Mayor Bryan Paterson, MP Mark Gerretsen, Swim Drink Fish president Mark Mattson, dedication of the Gord Edgar Downie Pier and an afternoon of free, all-ages activities throughout the park.

Mentioned by Quinte News Town Hall meeting on Kinder Morgan pipeline Organizer Lori Borthwick tells Quinte News the two organizations, Lead Now and 350-DOT-ORG, have reached out to Bay of Quinte MP Neil Ellis, Hastings, Lennox and Addington Mike Bossio and Mark Gerretsen MP for Kingston and the Islands to attend a ...

Mentioned by Standard 'Celebrate our differences' - The Kingston Whig Local dignitaries including Mayor Bryan Paterson, Kingston and the Islands MP Mark Gerretsen and Kingston and the Islands MPP Ian Arthur addressed the crowd. Chief James Marsden from the Alderville First Nation and Chief R. Donald Maracle from the ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by Standard Academy 'a perfect fit' - The Kingston Whig Kingston and the Islands M.P. Mark Gerretsen congratulates CSC recruits after an announcement from CSC on Friday that the new National Training Academy for correctional officers will be built on the grounds of the Collins Bay Institution in Kingston.

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

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 ...

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, ...

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 months 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 ...

More than three 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 ...

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 ...

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)