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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.

Yesterday

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, as I have said, maybe the member should read the report instead of misquoting it. The results of this program are clear. Under Nutrition ...

Voted Yes on Vote #286 on Bill C-40 Respecting the Rouge National Urban Park

Two days ago

Voted Yes on Vote #285 on Bill C-26 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act and the Sex Offender Information Registration Act, ...

Voted Yes on Vote #284 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

This week

Mentioned by DigitalJournal.com Harper Government Announces Additional Funding for Nutrition in the North IQALUIT, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for Chiliwack-Fraser Canyon and Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today announced additional funding ...

Mentioned by DigitalJournal.com Harper Government Announces Additional Funding for Nutrition in the North IQALUIT, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for Chiliwack-Fraser Canyon and Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today announced additional funding ...

Mentioned by Virtual Press Office (press release) Harper Government Announces Additional Funding for Nutrition in the North IQALUIT, Nov. 21, 2014 /CNW/ - Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for Chiliwack-Fraser Canyon and Parliamentary Secretary to the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today announced additional funding ...

A week ago

Didn't vote on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Didn't vote on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Posted on Twitter Super rencontre avec des exposants à volet Autochtones à #QuebecMines2014,incluant celui ci pour Tourisme Autochtones http://t.co/nFTEQ8jMzO

Posted on Twitter Great exhibitors’ booths at #QuébecMines2014 today, including Tourisme Autochtones http://t.co/nFTEQ8jMzO

Posted on Twitter Fier d'avoir annoncé du financement pour accroitre la participation Autochtones au développement du Nord du Qc. Info http://t.co/G6jaiIzNEH

Posted on Twitter Was pleased to announce investment for more Aboriginal participation in development of Northern QC. More info: http://t.co/g2BP32coC8

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the fact of the matter is that Canada, along with many parties, has reached an agreement on a settlement with residential school victims. The ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the member opposite knows, or should know, that we have made unprecedented investment in first nations infrastructure above and beyond the core infrastructure funding, ...

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Nous rendons hommage aux 7 frères Ouellette de #Dalhousie qui ont tous servi notre pays. N'oublions jamais . http://t.co/7iuWuFZ5Ex

Posted on Twitter N'oublions Jamais. Lest We Forget. #Campbellton http://t.co/VpzUtRYwKd

Mentioned by DigitalJournal.com Harper Government Supports Water Infrastructure Project at the Mohawks of the ... OTTAWA, Nov. 7, 2014 /CNW/ - On behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Daryl Kramp, Member of Parliament for Prince Edward– Hastings today attended a sod-turning ceremony at the Mohawks ...

Mentioned by DigitalJournal.com Media advisory - Member of Parliament Daryl Kramp to make an important ... OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Please be advised that Daryl Kramp, Member of Parliament for Prince Edward- Hastings, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, along with Chief Donald Maracle ...

Mentioned by Canada NewsWire (press release) Media advisory - Member of Parliament Daryl Kramp to make an important ... OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Please be advised that Daryl Kramp, Member of Parliament for Prince Edward- Hastings, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, along with Chief Donald Maracle ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, our government was really disappointed that the Assembly of First Nations dropped the ball and did not honour the agreement it entered into with ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, it is obvious he will not take “yes” or “no” for an answer. I just stated that, indeed, we are presently in negotiations, talking ...

A month ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, as the hon. member stated, children living on reserves are entitled to the same health care as Canadians who do not live on reserves. ...

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Mr. Speaker, the health, safety and well-being of first nations children is a priority. I remember that very party opposing, for example, the matrimonial property legislation ...

Two months ago

Spoke in the House on Aboriginal Affairs Indeed, Mr. Speaker, we have made significant progress in recent years because of the investments of this government. As to that particular application, the member will ...

More than three months ago

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 ...

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 ...