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  • His favourite word is conservatives.

Liberal MP for Kingston and the Islands (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2019, with 46% of the vote.

Two days ago

Posted on Twitter #WearAMask #ygk https://t.co/6NbEXazmeL

A week ago

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Parliamentary Duties and the COVID-19 Pandemic On the topic of virtual voting, during the discussions of virtual voting we seem to be going down two paths. Do we do this through an ...

A month ago

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Mr. Chair, I would like to add my voice to the recognition and celebration of Pride Month, which is celebrated annually during June. Pride Month is ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Parliamentary Duties and the COVID-19 Pandemic No, I want to get that right. Dr. Goodman, you seem to be reluctant to do anything that is web-based or application based. I really want ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Parliamentary Duties and the COVID-19 Pandemic Given that information, I don't think we have to decide right now, Madam Chair, if we need exactly one week or two weeks. I think we ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Parliamentary Duties and the COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Madam Chair. The clerk did inform us at the last meeting, when Mr. Richards was not present, that we are required to return a ...

Spoke at the COVID-19 Pandemic committee on COVID-19 Pandemic Thank you, Mr. Chair. The surge of online misinformation regarding COVID-19 has been termed an “infodemic” by the WHO. While we know that physical distancing is ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Parliamentary Duties and the COVID-19 Pandemic Going to the issue of connectivity, you used the example that it's a member's responsibility to get to the Hill and to be present, even if ...

Two months ago

Posted on Twitter @snazzybonbon Hi Bonnie! Yes they should be! - Kaitlin (office staff)

Posted on Twitter If you would like a FREE pin to celebrate #PrideMonth in June, send me your address through a DM on Twitter and my… https://t.co/XO68tnVPKD

Posted on Twitter Karma. It’s a hell of a thing. Isn’t it, @ErinOTooleMP ? “I’ve had an error-free, strong campaign in every part of… https://t.co/yh66b9pVZh

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Parliamentary Duties and the COVID-19 Pandemic On a point of order, Madam Chair, I take exception to the fact that Mr. Richards is referring to Mr. Maloney in such a way, as ...

Spoke in the House on Canadian Dairy Commission Act Mr. Speaker, I recognize that it is the job of opposition parties to hold the government to account, and it is the job of opposition parties ...

Posted on Twitter COVID-19 update from a galaxy far far away ... #MayThe4thBeWithYou https://t.co/3pfjfjOfnu

Three months ago

Posted on Twitter It’s official. We are de-evolving. https://t.co/8eBUSjW1z5

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on COVID-19 Emergency Response Act Mr. Speaker, the co-operation that we are seeing throughout the House truly is remarkable. I would suggest, perhaps in contrast to some of the comments from ...

Spoke in the House on Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement Implementation Act Madam Speaker, I will start by saying that I understand the role of the opposition is to challenge a government and to always push for something ...

Spoke in the House on Tampon Tuesday Mr. Speaker, today is Tampon Tuesday. It is time to talk about menstrual products. Tampon Tuesday is a national initiative that encourages Canadians to donate menstrual ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise today to speak to the opposition motion. Before I do that, I want to take this opportunity to ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I have four petitions today and I will move through them very quickly. The first two have to do with the environment. Members of ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, that was a great intervention that we heard from the Conservatives. I am really happy to pick up on it. Let us chat a ...

Spoke in the House on Citizenship Act Madam Speaker, when my colleague started his speech, he talked a bit about the previous government. I do not want to go down that road too ...

Voted No on Vote #8 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (amendment)

Voted No on Vote #7 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted No on Vote #6 Address in Reply to the Speech from the Throne (subamendment)

Voted Yes on Vote #5 3rd reading and adoption of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

Voted Yes on Vote #4 Concurrence at report stage of Bill C-2, An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money ...

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 ...

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)