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Independent MP for Richmond—Arthabaska (Québec)

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

Today

Posted on Twitter L'émotion est forte. Kévin Vickers à reçu une ovation de plusieurs minutes. Le premier ministre fait une allocution. #polcan

Posted on Twitter Le Parlement ce matin. Ensoleillé. #polcan http://t.co/SMzoyERF26

Yesterday

Posted on Twitter Le Parlement siégera demain à 10h mais sera fermé aux visiteurs. #polcan.

Posted on Twitter L'édifice de la Confédération à été évacué à son tour. Merci aux agents de sécurité pour leur grand calme et leur efficacité. #polcan

Posted on Twitter Alerte au tireur au Parlement: je souhaite de tout coeur que personne ne soit blessé. Pas d'infos ici à l'éficie de la Confédération.#polcan

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Public Works and Government Services Mr. Speaker, the Quebec National Assembly recently adopted a unanimous motion calling on the federal government to award a shipbuilding contract to the Davie shipyard in ...

Three days ago

Didn't vote on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Didn't vote on Vote #254 That, in the opinion of the House, the proposed Port of Gros-Cacouna oil terminal, which will be used ...

This week

Posted on Twitter Place aux jeunes invitait ses participants à une activité de réseautage à #Victo http://t.co/6zKVFoOF6d

Two weeks 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 ...

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 Canada Post Mr. Speaker, a private company is going to make a profit off of Canada Post's decision to eliminate home delivery. That is not surprising, since the ...

Spoke in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, the Prime Minister is about to announce details about Canada's involvement in Iraq. While military intervention to fight terrorism may be necessary, that alone ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on International Trade Mr. Speaker, while Canada and the European Union are holding a summit to celebrate the fact that negotiations have come to a close, Quebec's cheesemakers are ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Intergovernmental Relations Mr. Speaker, the government is already making election promises with its surplus. That is because it is creating a fiscal imbalance, which was condemned just yesterday ...

Two 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 ...

More than three months ago

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 in the House on Foreign Affairs Mr. Speaker, on Friday night, Sister Gilberte Bussière, who is from Asbestos and taught in Victoriaville for a number of years, was abducted in northern Cameroon. ...

Spoke in the House on Champlain Bridge Mr. Speaker, the federal government is in its own world when it comes to the Champlain Bridge. It rejected requests from Quebec, Montreal and Longueuil and ...

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the 2004 health accord expires today. Under the new framework, Quebec will lose almost $10 billion in 10 years. Quebeckers who have been anxiously ...

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)