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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.

Yesterday

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 days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted No on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted No on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted Yes on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted No on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

This week

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank the hon. member for telling us about the difficulty of accessing daycare services in remote areas. However, since I ...

Two weeks 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 in the House on Protection of Canada from Terrorists Act Mr. Speaker, my old geostrategy professor told me that a terrorist act is, first, an act of violence or intimidation for political, religious or social ends; ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Remembrance Day Mr. Speaker, last week, Parliament, the most important place in Canadian democracy, was attacked. This attack left us in mourning. Soon we will be celebrating Remembrance ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, this week we learned the sad fact that 20% of children in Canada live below the poverty line. I looked closely, but I did ...

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 ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, some of the suburbs north of Montreal have lost their home mail delivery service. Now, a private company is preparing to take over from ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, this will make my old Conservative colleagues who are history buffs very happy. I have dusted off my old Carl von Clausewitz book, On ...

Spoke in the House on Military Contribution Against ISIL Mr. Speaker, I am somewhat taken aback by the minister's comments because Canadians would not let 1.5 million refugees die from exposure or hunger. These people ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Spring 2014 Report of the Auditor General of Canada Thank you very much, Mr. Chair. I would like to welcome Mr. Ferguson and his entire team. You do extremely important work by pointing out problems ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 7, Oversight of Rail Safety — Transport Canada, of the Fall ... Thank you. My question is for the official from the Department of Transport who indicated a few moments ago that his department's objective was to develop ...

Spoke at the Information & Ethics committee on Growing Problem of Identity Theft and its Economic Impact You say there is always a risk. That is obviously the case. When a wallet is lost, the social insurance card and other relevant information is ...

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 ...