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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

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 ...

Three days 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, ...

Didn't vote on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Didn't vote on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Didn't vote on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

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

This week

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, ...

A week 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

Two weeks ago

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 ...

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 ...

Three weeks ago

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

Mentioned by Nunatsiaq News Ottawa accelerates Nunavut devolution talks Bernard Valcourt, the minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, said he believes negotiators can achieve such an AIP in one year. “I think it's fair to say that we wish this to be concluded as fast as possible. The timeline will be a result of the ...

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 ...

Three months ago

Mentioned by CBC.ca Bernard Valcourt on missing and murdered aboriginal women On CBC News Network's Power and Politics, Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt told host Evan Solomon that if the premiers ask the federal government to be part of a roundtable, it would participate. "What I am open to is if the Council of the Federation and the aboriginal leaders that were present there ... Heritage Minister and Manitoba MP Shelley Glover said the government was already talking about the issue. "This government has been very strong in putting forward measures that actually deal with this.

More than three 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 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 ...