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  • His favourite word is problem.

NDP MP for Marc-Aurèle-Fortin (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 49.70% of the vote.

A week ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 3, Aggressive Tax Planning, of the Spring 2014 Report of the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. My thanks also go to the witnesses for appearing before the committee. My first question is about point 3.18, which deals with ...

Spoke in the House on The Budget Mr. Speaker, on another subject, the Conservatives' job credit will cost taxpayers $550 million, but it will create just 800 jobs. The government implemented it without ...

Voted Yes on Vote #310 on Bill C-603 Amend the Motor Vehicle Safety Act (vehicle side guards)

Voted No on Vote #309 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #308 on Bill C-43 A second Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on February ...

Voted Yes on Vote #307 on Bill S-211 Establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians

Voted Yes on Vote #306 on Bill C-524 Amend the Canada Elections Act (election advertising)

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, before studying Bill C-44, I took a look at the debates of October 1970 out of curiosity. At that time, Tommy Douglas opposed the ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 6, Transfer Payments Programs — Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I appreciate having the witnesses appear before the Standing Committee on Public Accounts. My first question is for Mr. Ferguson. Point 6.61 ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, we often discover that there are things we would really like to talk about, but the problem is that time allocation does not allow ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the member for her remarks and particularly for the itemization of the subsidies given to municipalities. I also took ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Justice for Animals in Service Act (Quanto's Law) Mr. Speaker, the idea behind Bill C-35—protecting service and law enforcement animals—is a good one. The NDP is in favour of studying the bill because law ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Fall 2014 Report of the Auditor General of Canada My second question is on the appeal procedures. As you clearly indicated, the vast majority of people who appeal a negative decision receive a positive reply. ...

Spoke in the House on Auditor General's Report Mr. Speaker, today, the Auditor General of Canada submitted his latest report, and we all got a good look at the government's performance in several areas. ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Agricultural Growth Act Mr. Speaker, it was kind of the member to make this speech. It was particularly interesting because he himself is a farmer. When I was born, ...

Spoke in the House on Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act Mr. Speaker, my colleague worked for a long time in labour relations, and he saw some very unfortunate working conditions. Could he tell us about the ...

Two months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Public Accounts of Canada 2014 Mr. Chair, it's always a pleasure for me to work with my colleagues on improving financial reports, instead of trying to remedy deficit problems. My first ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 3, Aggressive Tax Planning, of the Spring 2014 Report of the ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Mr. Smith, I want to go back to the calculation of the unemployment rate in first nations communities, because the information you ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 1, Public Sector Pension Plans, of the Spring 2014 Report of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. My apologies to all the witnesses for the vagaries of the votes here on Parliament Hill. My first question is essentially about ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 1, Public Sector Pension Plans, of the Spring 2014 Report of ... Thank you. In subsection 1.42 of the Auditor General's report, it says that you did not have access to all of the secretariat's documentation for the ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 8, Disaster Relief for Producers — Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, of ... Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. Mr. Ferguson, you gave us several statistics. However, I would like us to try to put ourselves in the shoes ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) There is budget day, then there is budget night ... Peter Milliken, who drove in for the event; Andrew Scheer; NDP MPs Alain Giguère and Jonathan Genest-Jourdain; Liberal MP Mark Eyking; Brian Lee Crowley, Director of the Macdonald-Laurier Institute; Julie Jacobson and Yaroslav Baran of Earnscliffe.

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette Frank Zampino suing city of Montreal to pay his legal fees Alain Giguère · Montreal, Quebec. He deserves to go to jail. Reply · 1 · Like · November 2 at 6:40am. Add a Reply... Paul Broomfield · Top Commenter. Zampino wants the taxpayer to pay for everything: both the prosecution AND the defense of his case. ... Opinion: Hamas violence forcing Israel to defend itself · Opinion: Hamas violence forcing Israel to defend itself · Charbonneau Commission: Blainville contractor tried to set up cartel · Former Liberal MP Nick Discepola has died · Children spared in school bus crash ...

Mentioned by Laval News Golfers raise $6000 for Chomedey's Agape Despite the provincial election, Chomedey Liberal MNA Guy Ouellette found time to take part, as did Laval-Les Îles NDP MP François Pilon. Pilon's colleagues, Marc-Aurèle-Fortin NDP MP Alain Giguère and Alfred-Pellan NDP MP Rosalie Lefevbre, weren't ...

Mentioned by Updated News Montreal student group says Bill 78 must be priority “That's why the idea of mediation is so popular,” Alain Giguère, president of CROP, told CBC ... MP Del Mastro bank records turned over to Elections Canada ...

Mentioned by Laval News Local NDPers sound warning over Conservative OAS plan By Martin C. Barry | Fri, 03/09/2012 - 17:36 NDP deputy critic for senior citizens Lysane Blanchette-Lamothe was in Laval last Saturday, with Alfred-Pellan NDP MP Rosane Doré-Lefebvre and Marc-Aurèle-Fortin NDP MP Alain Giguère, the party's deputy ...

Mentioned by iPolitics.ca (subscription) Puts conditions on ramped up IP protection in EU trade deal, NDP roundtable told For a meeting that was heavy on consensus, however, Gagnon's remarks weren't well received by Alain Giguère, the MP for Marc-Aurèle-Fortin. Despite Gagnon's conditional support for increased pharmaceutical IP protection — something the generic drug ...