Mark Holland
Hon. Mark Holland
Member of Parliament for Ajax
MP Mark Holland Video Messages

Ajax Virtual Town Hall - January 2021

January 23, 2021

Thank you to everyone who helped make our third Virtual Town Hall event since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic a successful one. It was great to have the opportunity for MP Holland to speak directly with members of our Town of Ajax community once again, to answer their questions and hear their concerns. If you were unable to attend the Town Hall, or would simply like to watch it once more, please find a full recording of the evening.

Happy Tamil Heritage Month

January 11, 2021

Happy Tamil Heritage Month! This month we celebrate the significant contributions of our large and vibrant Tamil diaspora here in Canada and our Town of Ajax community. Though we cannot gather to celebrate together we can do so virtually, and by staying safe meet in-person again soon.

Helping Protect Canadians During COVID-19

January 6, 2021

The pandemic has made for a very long year, but through investments to ensure we have the proper equipment and supports in place we will help to conquer COVID-19 and come out stronger and more resilient. Stay safe!

Supporting Canada's Business Community During COVID-19

November 30, 2020

Starting a business requires courage, dedication and perseverance. Business owners must become experts at strategic planning. Unfortunately, a global pandemic was in nobody's playbook. That is why our government is continuing to support Canada's business community:

COVID-19 Benefits To Help In These Hard Times

November 18, 2020

When the COVID-19 pandemic arrived and placed many Canadians in vulnerable positions, our government responded with benefits to provide help in these hard times. While the road to recovery may not be easy, we will continue to support Canadians and Canadian businesses and get through this together.

Happy Diwali

November 14, 2020

Happy Diwali to all those celebrating the Festival of Lights! I wish you and your loved ones a joyous celebration of hope and love in a safe and responsible manner this year.

Islamic History Month

October 1, 2020

This Islamic History Month we recognize the extraordinary contributions Muslim Canadians have made to our country. Here in Ajax we are fortunate to have one of the largest and most vibrant Muslim communities in Canada. This October, we celebrate our Muslim brothers and sisters.

New transit funding for Durham Region

September 21, 2020

On Friday, September 18, 2020, the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, announced $45 million in funding from the federal government to help upgrade and expand the Durham Public Transit bus fleet. This funding is part of a $125 million combined investment with the Government of Ontario and the Regional Municipality of Durham to expand and upgrade transit across the region. We will continue to upgrade our pubic infrastructure, including transit, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Congratulations to those who completed the Walk for Justice

September 13, 2020

Congratulations to everyone who completed the #WalkForJustice to call for an investigation into the thousands of Tamils who forcibly disappeared in Sri Lanka, and every victim of forced disappearances worldwide. I stand with those calling for an end to this terrible practice.

Small business discussion with the Hon. Minister Mary Ng

July 22, 2020

It was great to sit down between House sittings yesterday with the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, the Honourable Mary Ng. We discussed how Canada's small businesses, including businesses, non-profits and charities within the Town of Ajax, can use the recent benefits and initiatives our government has introduced to help them during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Happy Canada Day

July 1, 2020

Happy Canada Day! As we come together in safe and virtual ways this year, I hope everyone has a fantastic day of celebrating this incredible country.


Ajax Virtual Town Hall with Hon. Minister Patty Hajdu

June 3, 2020

Thank you to everyone who attended the Ajax Virtual Town Hall last night, and to the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Canada's Minister of Health, for the great discussion on Canada's health response to the #COVID19 pandemic. Please find the full video of last night's Town Hall.


MP Mark Holland statement on anniversary of Mullivaikkal

May 18, 2020

Today we pay recognition to the atrocities that took place in Mullivaikkal in the lead up to the end of the Sri Lankan civil war. On this day, 11 years since these horrific events took place, we say not again - not ever again in Sri Lanka, nor anywhere else in the world.


Ramadan Mubarak to our Muslim community in Ajax and Durham Region

April 23, 2020

Ramadan Mubarak to our Muslim brothers and sisters in Ajax and Durham Region, across Canada and worldwide celebrating the start of this holy month. While breaking fast will be more isolated this year, I wish you a healthy and blissful Ramadan of peaceful reflection.


Happy Tamil New Year / Puthandu

April 13, 2020

Happy New Year to everyone in the Tamil community celebrating Puthandu - in Ajax, across Canada and around the world. Though these are very challenging times, I still wish you a healthy, happy and prosperous year ahead. Iniya Puthandu Nalvazhthukkal!


Happy Easter

April 12, 2020

Happy Easter! While this year is different with loved ones at a distance, may you still have an extraordinary holiday filled with love. Thank you for sacrificing traditional celebrations to help protect everyone in our community


Black History Month celebration in Ajax - February 2020

February 1, 2020

It was an honour to attend the 13th annual Durham Black History Month Celebration in Ajax tonight, to recognize and celebrate the indelible contributions Black Canadians have made to our country, along with Pickering MP Jennifer O'Connell and Whitby MP Ryan Turnbull. Thank you to Esther Forde and Cultural Expressions Art Gallery Inc. for hosting.

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