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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.

Today

Posted on Twitter @ErinOTooleMP I’m sorry. Am I neglecting you, Erin? With all due respect, I won’t be taking apology advice from som… https://t.co/iimcbEatCE

Posted on Twitter It also began with a failed CPC leadership contestant starting his own party. Will it end the same way? #cndpoli https://t.co/EpWvm1KNX4

Three days ago

Posted on Twitter @davidakin @AndrewScheer All you have done it name him. The fact remains that if you listen to what comes out of h… https://t.co/8O0TPVHhOm

This week

Spoke in the House on Chief of Police Mr. Speaker, I stand today to recognize Antje McNeely, an outstanding individual in my riding of Kingston and the Islands. History was made on Friday when ...

Voted No on Vote #975 on Bill C-392 Amend the Aeronautics Act, the Fishing and Recreational Harbours Act and other Acts (application of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #974 Private Members' Business M-151 (National strategy to combat plastic pollution)

Voted Yes on Vote #973 18th Report of the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

Voted Yes on Vote #972 on Bill C-90

Voted Yes on Vote #971 on Bill C-90

Spoke in the House on Business of Supply Madam Speaker, before I get into my speech, I appreciate the member for Durham's slightly historical knowledge of my riding and the various different manufacturers in ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise today in the House to talk about Bill C-88, its effects and what it proposes to do in ...

Posted on Twitter @RMurphy24 Ya, we had a good chuckle over that aftwrwards

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 ...

Posted on Twitter History was made today when Antje McNeely was sworn in as Kingston’s 17th — and FIRST FEMALE — Chief of Police! 🚓 https://t.co/2mfSqNXJYv

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, it is an honour today to participate in this debate on the budget implementation act for another budget by this government, and another progressive ...

Spoke in the House on Canada's Oil and Gas Sector Mr. Speaker, it is an honour to rise in the House tonight to speak on this very important issue. I want to thank my colleagues in ...

Posted on Twitter @johngerretsen1 No talking points? Like this guy?! https://t.co/CbFziWlGN9

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I have had the opportunity to listen to this debate go on and on about the Liberals' capacity to properly run the economy. However, ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on An Act to Provide for the Resumption and Continuation of Postal Services Madam Speaker, we have heard today, from various members of the NDP, that there should be virtually no time that such legislation should be brought forward ...

Spoke in the House on Postal Services Resumption and Continuation Act Mr. Speaker, the NDP has spent the better part of the day trying to demonstrate how it would never get into a situation where it would ...

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 ...

A month ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Supplementary Estimates (A), 2018-19: Vote 1a under Communications Security Establishment, Votes 1a, ... Thanks very much. Minister, thanks for coming. Like Mr. Garrison, I'm always happy to hear of more funding going into military resource centres. I have one ...

Two months ago

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 ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Bill C-77 Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you, Minister, for coming today to appear before the committee to talk about this very significant piece of legislation. We ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Diversity within the Canadian Armed Forces Thank you very much, Chair; and thank you to the two of you for coming to speak to the committee today. We have a real opportunity ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping I picked up on what you said about the UN being a scapegoat, and I wouldn't disagree with that. I think that quite often people look ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping We've done a number of studies now, whether it's on this issue or NATO or NORAD. One of the interesting things that I've found in this ...

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping General Dallaire, based on your experience on the ground in Rwanda, I'm curious what lessons were learned from that mission that have not yet been addressed. ...

Three months ago

Spoke at the National Defence committee on Canada’s Contributions to International Peacekeeping Thank you, Mr. Chair. General, going back to what we were talking about earlier, you illustrated for me the difference between the Peace Support Training Centre ...

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)