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  • His favourite word is nations.

Conservative MP for Madawaska—Restigouche (New Brunswick)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 40.60% of the vote.

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Fier de faire partie de la 9e tournée annuelle dans le Nord avec @premierministre et mes collègues. http://t.co/PifNDs0DCl

Posted on Twitter Proud to take part in @pmharper 9th annual Northern Tour with @leonaaglukkaq @EdHolder_MP @ryanleefmp #ytpoli http://t.co/APBOPbYzF4

Two weeks ago

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Media Advisory: Minister Valcourt to Take Part in the Official Opening of ... - SYS EDMUNDSTON, NEW BRUNSWICK -- (Marketwired) -- 08/13/14 -- The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development and Member of Parliament (Madawaska-Restigouche), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, ...

Mentioned by EIN News (press release) Media Advisory: Minister Valcourt to Take Part in the Official Opening of ... The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development and Member of Parliament (Madawaska-Restigouche), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, will take part ...

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Opening of the 5th Congres Mondial Acadien - SYS The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development and Member of Parliament (Madawaska-Restigouche), took part today in the opening of the 5th Congres mondial acadien (CMA), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly ...

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Opening of the 5th Congres Mondial Acadien - SYS The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development and Member of Parliament (Madawaska-Restigouche), took part today in the opening of the 5th Congres mondial acadien (CMA), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly ...

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Media Advisory: Minister Valcourt to Take Part in the Official Opening of the 2014 ... - SYS EDMUNDSTON, NEW BRUNSWICK -- (Marketwired) -- 08/07/14 -- The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development and Member of Parliament (Madawaska-Restigouche), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, ...

Mentioned by CON Media (press release) Media Advisory: Minister Valcourt to Take Part in the Official Opening of the 2014 ... - SYS EDMUNDSTON, NEW BRUNSWICK -- (Marketwired) -- 08/07/14 -- The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development and Member of Parliament (Madawaska-Restigouche), on behalf of the Honourable Shelly Glover, ...

A month ago

Posted on Twitter Les Autochtones ont droit à ce que leurs élus fassent preuve de transparence. Ma déclaration sur la #TFPN http://t.co/Whw0Ksdu8s #polican

Posted on Twitter FNs deserve transparency and accountability from their elected officials, here’s my statement on #FNTA : http://t.co/toUSbenGY5 #cdnpoli

Posted on Twitter Proud to support economic development in #Penticton Indian Band with @DanAlbas #cdnpoli http://t.co/VvWTdnI4eu http://t.co/b9jhiyebuW

Posted on Twitter Fier d’apporter mon soutient au projet de développement économique de Penticton avec @DanAlbas http://t.co/4aLUxw8BhK http://t.co/xXXilYqsh0

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, it is incredible that the hon. member would not know what the mission of nutrition north is. This government introduced this program in order ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the truth and the facts do not bear out the statements made by that hon. member. We are working in close co-operation with the ...

Voted Yes on Vote #224 on Bill C-6 Implement the Convention on Cluster Munitions

Voted Yes on Vote #223 on Bill C-2 Amend the Controlled Drugs and Substances

Voted Yes on Vote #222 That the debate be now adjourned.

Voted Yes on Vote #221 That the debate be now adjourned.

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, that statement by the hon. member is totally false. She knows that this government passed the Safe Drinking Water for First Nations Act, which ...

Voted Yes on Vote #220 on Bill C-32 Enact the Canadian Victims Bill of Rights and to amend certain Acts

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, we are going to continue on exactly the same path that we started on: we will continue investing in aboriginal communities. Since 2006, we ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, I want to reassure the hon. member that indeed we are working with the first nation to address the problem of safe drinking water ...

Three months ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the fact is that our government will continue to receive and disclose the documents through the process that was agreed to by all parties. ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, protecting children living on reserve is a priority for our government. That is why, since 2006, we have used a prevention-based approach to delivering ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the premise of the hon. member's question is totally false. Our government continues, and will continue, to receive and disclose the documents through the ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Main Estimates 2014-15: Votes 1 and 5 under CANADIAN NORTHERN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ... Mr. Chair, thank you for inviting me to outline the main estimates for fiscal year 2014-2015 of my department, Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, and ...

More than three months ago

Introduced legislation Government bill C-34 An Act to give effect to the Tla'amin Final Agreement and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Introduced legislation Government bill C-33 An Act to establish a framework to enable First Nations control of elementary and secondary education and to provide for related funding and to make related amendments to the Indian Act and consequential amendments to other Acts

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-25, An Act respecting the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation Band Order Thank you, Mr. Chair. I thank the committee for the opportunity to come before you today to explain how Bill C-25, the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Supplementary Estimates (C) 2013-14: Vote 3c under CANADIAN NORTHERN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AGENCY, ... Thank you, Mr. Chair, for inviting me and my officials to outline our department's supplementary estimates (C) for 2013-14. Before I do—and you alluded to it—I ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-25 An Act respecting the Qalipu Mi'kmaq First Nation Band Order

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-15, Northwest Territories Devolution Act When things are going well, I'm the reason, and when things are going badly, they are to blame, of course. Mr. Chair, thank you for the ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-16 An Act to give effect to the Governance Agreement with Sioux Valley Dakota Nation and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Introduced legislation Government bill C-15 An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement certain provisions of the Northwest Territories Lands and Resources Devolution Agreement and to repeal or make amendments to the Territorial Lands Act, the Northwest Territories Waters Act, the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act, other Acts and certain orders and regulations

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Supplementary Estimates (B) 2013-14: Votes 1b, 5b, 10b, 30b and 35b under ... Since 2006, this program also supported a total of 41 shelters across the country that have provided shelter services for over 16,500 children and 18,000 women ...

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill C-9, An Act respecting the election and term of office of ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. Members of the committee, I am very pleased to be here today to address Bill C-9, the first nations elections act. As ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-9 An Act respecting the election and term of office of chiefs and councillors of certain First Nations and the composition of council of those First Nations

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Yale First Nation Final Agreement Act and Bill C-62, An Act to ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. It's good to be on Algonquin land this early in the morning. I wish to thank you for giving me this opportunity ...

Introduced legislation Government bill C-62 An Act to give effect to the Yale First Nation Final Agreement and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Spoke at the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development committee on Bill S-8, An Act respecting the safety of drinking water on First ... Thank you, Mr. Chair. I appreciate this opportunity to participate in the committee's review of Bill S-8, the Safe Drinking Water for First Nations Act. I'm ...