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NDP MP for Marc-Aurèle-Fortin (Québec)

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

Yesterday

Voted No on Vote #342 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #341 on Bill C-586 Amend the Canada Elections Act and the Parliament of Canada Act (candidacy and caucus reforms)

Three days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #340 That ( a) the House recognize that (i) the Supreme Court of Canada ruled that the prohibition on ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my colleague for his remarks. I am sure that he is acting in good faith, but the problem is ...

Voted Yes on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Voted No on Vote #338 on Bill C-51 Enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Anti-terrorism Act, 2015 Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to rise to speak out against this measure. We unfortunately have a tendency to repeat our mistakes here in Canada. I ...

Spoke in the House on Parliamentary Precinct Security Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague for her eloquent speech that was respectful of all of the security forces that keep us safe. It is essential ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Parliamentary Precinct Security Mr. Speaker, I would like to clarify something. When the deplorable attack occurred, there were security guards here who were unarmed. Nevertheless, they ran after the ...

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, my region, the Lower Laurentians, is Quebec's future economic backbone because of its cutting-edge aeronautics, aerospace, pharmaceutical and transit vehicle companies. Nevertheless, to support ...

Spoke in the House on Opposition Motion—Job Creation Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to share my time with the member for Victoria. I will start by talking about the Lower Laurentians region, where the ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I want to present two petitions, with more than 5,000 signatures, from my constituents who are protesting the end of door-to-door service. My constituents ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 2, Support for Combatting Transnational Crime, of the Fall 2014 Report ... Thank you. Let's talk about how dangerous these missions are. Unfortunately, as we have seen in the past, especially in Lebanon, the headquarters of the French ...

Three months 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 ...

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 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. ...

More than three 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...