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In Nipissing-Timiskaming VOTE Mark King
Doing Politics Differently
Mark King has been a member of North Bay City Council since 2013, re-elected in 2014 and 2018. During his years on municipal council he served on numerous boards and commissions most notably as Chair of the District of Nipissing Social Services Administration Board (DNSSAB), as Chair of Community Services and Vice Chair of the Cassellholme Board, working diligently to put the pieces in place for the rebuilding of the new long term care facility.
Mark was born and raised in North Bay and has been the owner and President of H. Freeman & Co. since 1998. Prior to business ownership Mark enjoyed a 23 year career in rail traffic control with CN Rail during which he was recognized for his work in centralizing rail freight traffic in the Great Lakes Region to the Toronto Core, a system that operates successfully to this day.
As a principal of Markwood Estates, Mark successfully developed and managed the construction of a 32 lot subdivision adjacent to Trout Lake in North Bay. He later joined the North Bay Planning Board and held an executive position with the Almaguin Nipissing Travel Association (ANTA).
His interest in government affairs began with membership in the North Bay & District Chamber of Commerce where he served as President. Chairing both the Tourism and Government Affairs Committees provided valuable insight into both the benefits and challenges of living and working in Northern Ontario.
Mark brings a wealth of experience from a variety of community service organizations including his chairmanship of Discovery Routes and his directorship with the Blue Sky Economic Growth Corporation. This, together with his work with the Chamber of Commerce, the North Bay Civic League and as a commissioner with North Bay Hydro Services earned him the honour of Outstanding Volunteer, Province of Ontario 2003.
Mark King is aware of both the community and business challenges and opportunities facing the riding. His varied past experiences have demonstrated that Mark knows how to navigate governmental bureaucracy, and how to obtain the necessary win-win results. As the People's Party of Canada candidate, Mark cannot wait to be the next Member of Parliament representing Nipissing-Timiskaming.