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NDP MP for Nickel Belt (Ontario)

Won his last election, in 2011, with 55.00% of the vote.

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Natural Resources Mr. Speaker, northern Ontarians are looking for leadership to rescue the Ring of Fire, but all the Conservative minister does is point fingers and say it ...

Spoke in the House on Hockey Mr. Speaker, like many northern Ontarians, I have been a Montreal Canadiens fan my whole life. Watching our “Glorieux” on French TV is part of our ...

Spoke in the House on Citizen Consultation Preceding Natural Resource Development Mr. Speaker, I am very happy today to stand in the House to speak to the motion by my hon. colleague from Manicouagan. The people of ...

This week

Spoke in the House on Infrastructure Mr. Speaker, despite their claims, the Conservatives do not support the Ring of Fire. Their actions speak louder than their words. The minister has flatly refused ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is a pleasure to rise in the House to present a petition from dozens of people from my community in Nickel Belt. The ...

Voted Yes on Vote #283 on Bill C-608 Respecting a National Day of the Midwife

Voted No on Vote #282 That the First Report of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, presented on Thursday, March 27, 2014, ...

Voted No on Vote #281 That the motion be amended by deleting all the words after the word "That" and substituting the following: ...

Voted Yes on Vote #280 That the amendment be amended by adding after the word "negociated" the following: "and the Committee only report ...

Voted No on Vote #279 on Bill C-18 Amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food

Posted on Twitter Mining good for jobs, economy, Aboriginal hiring. Contiunue work on social licence, CSR @ThomasMulcair ures @theminingstory

Posted on Twitter Congratulations to Maria Mourani for signing a #NDP membership card. You can too: https://t.co/4RDzSIwVvK #cdnpoli http://t.co/goSzE1FkWo

Posted on Twitter Mining good for economy (jobs, taxes, GDP) Keep working on social licence, CSR @ThomasMulcair urges #theminingstory

A week ago

Mentioned by NorthernLife.ca Gravelle among delegation to commemorate Italian Campaign Seventy years after the end of the Second World War, Nickel Belt MP Claude Gravelle joins Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino, other MPs and veterans in an Italian Campaign Commemoration trip slated for Nov. 22-30. Much of Canada's fighting efforts in ...

Posted on Twitter Agree! MT @CTVMercedes @ThomasMulcair says govt can't deliver a fighter jet, grain to markets or even the (damn) mail

Posted on Twitter Another popular MP passport clinic tomorrow, this one in Chelmsford 2 to 7 pm for Nickel Belt residents http://t.co/zuladOp0pb

Two weeks ago

Posted on Twitter Good news for #Ring of Fire, Northern Ontario. Howard Hampton appointed NDP special advisor for the Ring of Fire http://t.co/ZCrZgzFGTD

Three weeks ago

Mentioned by The Sudbury Star Minister defends Ring of Fire efforts Following claims from Cliffs Resources chief executive officer that the future of the Ring of Fire is in question, New Democrat MP Claude Gravelle (Nickel Belt) asked the Conservative government when Northern Ontarians can expect economic investment in ...

Spoke in the House on Regional Economic Development Mr. Speaker, the new CEO of Cliffs Natural Resources sees zero hope of developing the Ring of Fire in the next 50 years. He cites no ...

Spoke in the House on Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2 Mr. Speaker, I congratulate my colleague from LaSalle—Émard for her very good speech. She spoke a lot about credit unions and co-operatives. Last week, the manager ...

Mentioned by NorthBayNipissing.com Gravelle marvels more weren't hurt in attack OTTAWA – When Claude Gravelle takes a moment to reflect on the attack on Parliament Hill a day after the commotion followed by hours of waiting he can't help but think about how much worse it could have been. “There was a mad man at our workplace.

A month ago

Mentioned by parrysound.com Home News Aspin, Gravelle say change will follow Ottawa... Both Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin and Claude Gravelle of Nickel Belt say changes to security at Parliament Hill will have to come after a gunman managed to storm the building and fire his weapon in the Hall of Honour as the caucuses of the ruling ...

Mentioned by NorthBayNipissing.com Aspin, Gravelle say change will follow Ottawa attack Both Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin and Claude Gravelle of Nickel Belt say changes to security at Parliament Hill will have to come after a gunman managed to storm the building and fire his weapon in the Hall of Honour as the caucuses of the ruling ...

Mentioned by www.muskokaregion.com/? Aspin, Gravelle say change will follow Ottawa attack Both Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin and Claude Gravelle of Nickel Belt say changes to security at Parliament Hill will have to come after a gunman managed to storm the building and fire his weapon in the Hall of Honour as the caucuses of the ruling ...

Spoke in the House on Nááts’ihch’oh National Park Reserve Act Mr. Speaker, I thank my colleague from Algoma—Manitoulin—Kapuskasing for her fine speech. Out of the three options the government had for the park, why does my ...

More than three months ago

Spoke at the Health committee on Bill C-17, An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act Thank you, Mr. Chair. Could you let me know when there's only one minute left, please? Mr. Lexchin, I'm not sure if I heard you correctly ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Main Estimates 2014-2015 Canada does a lot of work with the provinces for cancer. There's a cancer partnership. I don't see any reason we can't do the same thing ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Marijuana: Health Risks and Harms Thank you. In 2006, you helped to update a book, which I want to quote from. I'm talking about cancer right now: Cannabis has been found ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Marijuana: Health Risks and Harms Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the witnesses for being here. This is a very interesting subject that we're about to discuss. One of ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Best Practices and Federal Barriers: Practice and Training of Healthcare Professionals I read in a report, I believe it was from Manitoba, that there's this Toyota management system where an employee can stop the production line and ...

Spoke at the Health committee on Best Practices and Federal Barriers: Practice and Training of Healthcare Professionals Thank you, Mr. Chair. It certainly is a pleasure for me to be on this committee and at my first meeting with this health committee. I ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Rare Earths Industry in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair. First of all, before I start my questioning, I'd like to thank my colleague, Ms. Moore, for bringing this rare earths study ...

Spoke at the Natural Resources committee on Rare Earths Industry in Canada Thank you, Mr. Chair, and thank you to the witnesses. I have many questions. I'm going to try to do it as quickly as I can. ...

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-547 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Fox Lake and other lakes and rivers)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-536 An Act to amend the Navigable Waters Protection Act (Trout Lake)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-487 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act and the Income Tax Act (support for grandparents)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-423 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (labour dispute)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-401 An Act to amend the Investment Canada Act (committee members)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-396 An Act to amend the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act (Northern Ontario)

Introduced legislation Private member's bill C-356 An Act respecting a National Strategy for Dementia