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  • His favourite word is amendments.

Independent MP for Richmond—Arthabaska (Québec)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 33.80% of the vote.

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter André Bellavance insatisfait de la réponse de la ministre aux municipalités http://t.co/gX83rpGLWa

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, in her response to the municipalities in my riding that are speaking out against Canada Post's unilateral changes, the Minister of Transport sings her ...

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

Three 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)

Posted on Twitter Une déclaration du #NPD contre Mélanie Joly. Soupe chaude? #polcan

This week

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

Didn't vote on Vote #339 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Didn't vote 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 Democratic Reform Mr. Speaker, the government quite rightly decided to appeal the decision to allow people to cover their faces during the swearing-in part of citizenship ceremonies. The ...

Spoke in the House on Genetically Modified Foods Mr. Speaker, the Conservative government has always had a laissez-faire attitude towards genetically modified foods, and the recent decision by the U.S. department of agriculture is ...

Posted on Twitter Déclaration sur la décision des américains de mettre sur le marché des pommes GM. La FPPQ inquiète. On en veut pas ici! #polcan

Posted on Twitter Le Conseil de presse blâme Radio-Canada pour un reportage sur le mari de Pauline Marois http://t.co/hrcWC5vZ7B

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter H2O Innovation de Ham-Nord inaugure ses nouveaux locaux. Une cie en plein essor, créatrice d'emplois en région. http://t.co/G5wFfDXZkR

Posted on Twitter Une maison de répit pour agriculteurs | L'heure du monde http://t.co/4i2Q2PHk6a via @RadioCanadaInfo

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Committees of the House Mr. Speaker, I vote in favour of the motion.

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, while dairy producers are on the Hill, there is growing international pressure on Canada to make concessions on the supply management system. The trans-Pacific ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Michel Guimond Mr. Speaker, it was with great sadness that we learned of the passing of our colleague, Michel Guimond, the hon. member for Montmorency—Charlevoix—Haute-Côte-Nord from 1993 to ...

Spoke in the House on Intergovernmental Relations Mr. Speaker, the government has been caught with its pants down after basing its economic strategy exclusively on oil production. This government, which did not even ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Canada Post Mr. Speaker, a year ago, the Conservative government agreed to let Canada Post get rid of home mail delivery, citing cost-effectiveness. However, Canada Post posted a ...

More than three months ago

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette MP André Bellavance leaves Bloc Québécois MONTREAL — Bloc Québécois leader Mario Beaulieu has lost another MP. Richmond-Arthabaska MP André Bellavance announced Monday he is slamming the door on the Bloc and will sit out the remainder of his term as an independent. The news means ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette MP André Bellavance leaves Bloc Québécois MONTREAL — Bloc Québécois leader Mario Beaulieu has lost another MP. Richmond-Arthabaska MP André Bellavance announced Monday he is slamming the door on the Bloc and will sit out the remainder of his term as an independent. The news means ...

Mentioned by Montreal Gazette MP André Bellavance leaves Bloc Québécois MONTREAL — Now they are two. The spectacular departure of Richmond-Arthabaska MP André Bellavance from the Bloc Québécois Monday means a party already reduced to a rump in the last election is even weaker, its future more in doubt then ever.

Mentioned by Oye! Times MP André Bellavance Quits Bloc Québécois Bloc Québécois leader, Mario Beaulieu, has lost yet another MP after Richmond-Arthabaska MP, André Bellavance, announced to quit the caucus and sit as an independent Member of Parliament from Monday onwards. This means that the party is now left ...

Mentioned by CBC.ca André Bellavance quits the Bloc to sit as an Independent André Bellavance, the Quebec MP for the riding Richmond–Arthabaska​, is quitting the Bloc Qué​bé​cois over differences with the party's recently elected leader Mario Beaulieu. His departure leaves two MPs from the Bloc in the House of Commons but one ...

Mentioned by CJAD André Bellavance slams door on Bloc Québécois The man who lost the leadership of the Bloc Québécois to Mario Beaulieu this past spring has now become the latest MP to quit the party. André Bellavance announced this morning that he'll sit in the House of Commons as an independent until next year's ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Just mine. Thank you, Mr. Chair. I'll keep it brief, as everyone's familiar with the topic. In 2007, the CEO decided to change certain rules to ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I listened carefully to my colleagues' comments on section 18. The government responded to concerns and even criticisms raised about this provision ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Bill C-23, An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other ... Mr. Chair, I am also happy to see you and the members of the committee again. Mr. Scott, thank you for giving me a few minutes ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Review of the Board of Internal Economy - BOIE Again, thank you, Ms. O'Brien, for joining us today. You were here when the committee began its study and here you are again as we wrap ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Review of the Board of Internal Economy - BOIE Thank you, Mr. Chair. Thank you for being here. As a former journalist, I can understand this concern about transparency. I can understand it even more ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Review of the Board of Internal Economy - BOIE Thank you, Mr. Chair. Auditor General, your suggestions and observations are very relevant. Not that long ago, MPs and political parties wanted to make all decisions ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Review of the Board of Internal Economy - BOIE Thank you, Mr. Chair. I plan to show you that I have not lost my touch, at least I hope I haven't. Thank you for your ...

Spoke at the Procedure and House Affairs committee on Committee Business Thank you, Mr. Chair. That is one example of the issues faced by members of an unrecognized party, and even by independent members, although there is ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-457 An Act to repeal the Clarity Act

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-365 An Act to amend the Competition Act (inquiry into industry sector)