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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 Canada-Korea Economic Growth and Prosperity Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my distinguished colleague for his remarks. One element of his speech really stood out: he referred to this government's most recent throne ...

Voted Yes on Vote #238 That Standing Order 11(2) be replaced with the following: The Speaker or the Chair of Committees of the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #237 That this question be now put.

Two days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #236 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

Didn't vote on Vote #235 on Bill C-36 Amend the Criminal Code in response to the Supreme Court of Canada decision in Attorney ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Protection of Communities and Exploited Persons Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to use an analogy. During the Crimean War, there was a cavalry charge called the charge of the light brigade. It ...

Voted No on Vote #234 on Bill C-22 Respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing ...

A week ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, over the summer, Canada Post started installing the new community mailboxes in Rosemère, Bois-des-Filion and Lorraine. These new mailboxes are part of Canada Post's ...

Two weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Ebola Outbreak Mr. Speaker, since my colleague is a doctor by training, I want to ask her to tell us about the potential risk of this disease spreading ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Conservative Party of Canada Mr. Speaker, the spring parliamentary session was a tough one for many ministers. After weeks of denying that there was a problem, the Minister of Employment ...

Spoke in the House on Combating Counterfeit Products Act Mr. Speaker, the New Democratic Party will support Bill C-8 at third reading, because the fight against counterfeiting is so important to our economy. First of ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I am presenting petitions protesting the elimination of postal delivery at Canada Post. I do not need to remind members that home delivery will ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act Mr. Speaker, it is not the first time that Canada has banned the use of certain weapons by way of an international convention, whether it be ...

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 ...

Spoke at the Public Accounts committee on Chapter 7, Oversight of Rail Safety — Transport Canada, of the Fall ... Let's talk about resources. You can meet your obligations with the budget you have, as long as departments co-operate with you, open their books wide and ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Cross-Canada Benefits of Developing the Oil and Gas Industries I want to thank the witnesses for coming to meet with us. Some of them had to get up very early this morning to be here. ...

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 ...