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Liberal MP for Kingston and the Islands (Ontario)

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

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Mentioned by OurWindsor.ca It may be time for Canada to embrace US ballistic missile shield: MP MP Mark Gerretsen (Kingston and the Islands) said that, with the evolving threat from North Korea, which launched tests of inter-continental missiles with greater range and boasted of new nuclear capabilities, it may be time to break from what has been ...

Yesterday

Mentioned by CityNews Personal, political divisions erupt over ballistic missile defence But one Liberal MP said Tuesday that Canada should reconsider its decision not to join the U.S. missile shield, even as the Conservatives danced around the issue and the NDP reaffirmed its historic opposition. Liberal MP Mark Gerretsen said a lot has ...

Mentioned by Hill Times (subscription) North Korean threat could prompt Canada to reconsider stance on US missile defence: Liberal MP House Defence Committee member Mark Gerretsen (Kingston and the Islands, Ont.) said Canada's participation in the North American collective defence scheme is one of the “big questions” that will be addressed at upcoming public hearings on North Korea ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Defence committee agrees to study North Korean threat ... North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un over North Korea's nuclear weapons program. “Canadians are talking about North Korea and what's going on and they want answers to some of those questions,” said Liberal MP and committee member Mark Gerretsen.

Mentioned by Toronto Star It may be time for Canada to embrace US ballistic missile shield: MP MP Mark Gerretsen (Kingston and the Islands) said that, with the evolving threat from North Korea, which launched tests of inter-continental missiles with greater range and boasted of new nuclear capabilities, it may be time to break from what has been ...

Mentioned by Humboldt Journal Personal, political divisions erupt over ballistic missile defence OTTAWA — A Liberal MP believes Canada should reconsider its decision not to join the U.S. missile-defence system, illustrating the sharp divisions that continue to exist over the issue. Liberal MP Mark Gerretsen says a lot had changed since then-prime ...

Two months ago

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Didn't vote on Vote #342 on Bill C-311 Amend the Holidays Act (Remembrance Day)

Spoke in the House on Preclearance Act, 2016 Madam Speaker, I can recall a number of years ago when my wife and I were travelling between Seattle and Vancouver, and as we came into ...

Voted Yes on Vote #349 on Bill C-23 Respecting the preclearance of persons and goods in Canada and the United States

Voted Yes on Vote #348 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted No on Vote #347 on Bill C-25 Amend the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Canada Cooperatives Act, the Canada Not-for-profit Corporations Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #346 on Bill S-3 Amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration)

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada`s Defence Policy Review Thank you very much, Chair. Minister, thank you for taking the time to come to speak with us today. I appreciate your comments thus far. I ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Reports of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development - Spring ... That's great. I'm sorry, but I'm pressed for time. The reason I'm asking that is that right now in terms of Lake Ontario, for example—I know ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on Briefing on Spring 2017 Reports of the Auditor General of Canada Okay. I'm going to switch gears then for a second. There are some subsidies that exist at the provincial government level, right? I know that for ...

Spoke in the House on Main Estimates, 2017-18 Madam Speaker, I wonder if the member would enlighten us by telling us what he thinks about the current process for nominating senators versus another process ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Committee Business Just for clarification, when we started this discussion, I specifically asked whether this was a study or a briefing, and I asked whether there should be ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 and Subject Matter ... I know that the discovery pass has been huge. My wife ordered ours before I even had an opportunity to tell her about it. I think ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I appreciate my colleague's intervention today and making her position well known as it pertains to a price on carbon. I am wondering if ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Excise Tax Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for his investment in this particular initiative, and for taking the time and thought to put this forward. However, I ...

Spoke in the House on National Maternity Assistance Program Strategy Act moved that Bill C-243, An Act respecting the development of a national maternity assistance program strategy, be read the third time and passed. Madam Speaker, thank ...

Spoke in the House on Italian Day Mr. Speaker, I rise in the House today to recognize Italian Day on the Hill. In my riding of Kingston and the Islands, we have a ...

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Mr. Speaker, I do find something my colleague said puzzling. He talked about the fact that China is currently in competition for the production of oil, ...

Spoke at the Environment committee on A Review of The Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 The Van Loan bill is going to require.... It's not just him coming to speak. There's also—

Spoke in the House on Correctional Service of Canada Mr. Speaker, in 2010, the former government closed prison farms throughout the country. It did this based on ideology, not sound evidence. In my riding of ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Committee Business Your experience with the Coast Guard definitely brings an interesting element, especially as it relates to that particular discussion we've been dancing around a lot because ...

Spoke at the Human Resources committee on Bill C-243 Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Thank you to the committee for having me and for taking the opportunity to discuss my private member's bill. I ...

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)