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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

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

A week ago

Voted Yes on Vote #253 on Bill C-247 Expand the mandate of Service Canada in respect of the death of a Canadian citizen ...

Two weeks 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 ...

Voted No on Vote #252 That this House (i) recognise that the leadership of the terrorist group known as the Islamic State of ...

Voted Yes on Vote #251 That Government Business No. 13 be amended: ( a) by replacing clause (iii) with the following: “(iii) accept ...

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 ...

Spoke in the House on Combatting Counterfeit Products Act Mr. Speaker, I would like to thank my distinguished colleague for having so ably defended Bill C-8. Clearly, the NDP always sides with Canadian consumers. The ...

Three weeks ago

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 ...

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 ...

A month 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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...