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NDP MP for Nickel Belt (Ontario)

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

Today

Mentioned by www.muskokaregion.com/? Home News Nickel Belt MP locked down next to Parliament... NIPISSING – It could be some time before MPs locked down near the House of Commons are able to move freely. Legislative assistant to Nickel Belt MP Claude Gravelle, Rick Prashaw, says the local member is in the strictest lock down area of the nation's ...

Mentioned by NorthBayNipissing.com Irate hockey fans force removal of blackout Nickel Belt MP Claude Gravelle may not have been on skates, but he scored a big one for Montreal Canadiens fans across the province last week when he managed to return French broadcasts of Habs games to local television. During the current NHL ...

Mentioned by NorthBayNipissing.com Nipissing, Nickel Belt MPs safe in lockdown at Parliament Hill OTTAWA – Nipissing-Timiskaming MP Jay Aspin and Nickle Belt MP Claude Gravelle are both safe in caucus lockdowns following a shooting on Parliament Hill this morning around 9:30. Andrej Litvinjenko, Aspin's assistant, told the News that the entire ...

Two days ago

Spoke in the House on Digital Privacy Act Mr. Speaker, with regard to the comments of the previous speaker that New Democrats want to be senators, as I guess is what she said, and ...

Voted No on Vote #255 on Bill C-13 Amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act and the Mutual Legal ...

Voted Yes 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 At #UFCW meeting, Sault Ste. Marie, speaking on #NDP childcare plan. with Chris Fuller, leukemia mascot,Matt Belanger http://t.co/CsBJ2LVXHX

A week ago

Posted on Twitter Great @SudburyStar, @Northern_Life coverage on NDP childcare plan http://t.co/MVd8rm3kGk http://t.co/mnZAu5fxWh #childcare

Mentioned by The Sudbury Star Local MPs herald NDP child-care plan The NDP child-care plan, announced by leader Tom Mulcair a few hours before Thibeault and Nickel Belt counterpart Claude Gravelle met with media, figures to be a major plank in the party's platform as it attempts to win power nationally for the first time in ...

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 ...

Posted on Twitter Les partisans des Habs crient hors-jeu pour dénoncer l’interruption de la diffusion en français des parties #GoHabsGo http://t.co/86MLNfipsv

Posted on Twitter Incredible. Rabid #Hab fans in north + elsewhere can't watch their team on #RDS without forking out more $. http://t.co/oXNH6BefM5 #cdnpoli

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, today I am pleased to present a petition signed by people in a number of communities in the riding of Nickel Belt, including Alban, ...

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 ...

Posted on Twitter J'ai présenté une pétition sur une strratégie nationale sur la #démence -gens de Alban, Crystal Falls, Field, Verner, Sturgeon Falls .#NDP

Spoke in the House on Rail Transportation Mr. Speaker, freight trains roll through my riding of Nickel Belt day and night. Residents want to know that their safety is put first when it ...

Three weeks ago

Spoke in the House on Health Mr. Speaker, the Parliamentary Budget Officer has confirmed that the provinces cannot shoulder the burden of the many challenges posed by our ageing population all by ...

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, I would like to present a petition from various communities in my riding, from Blezard Valley, Hanmer, Val Caron, Val Therese and Capreol. The ...

Posted on Twitter Just presented another #C356 national #dementia strategy petition, as did a few other MPs. That's 60 and counting #cdnpoli #NDP

Mentioned by NorthernLife.ca NDP's Mulcair rallies party faithful in election-style meeting Nickel Belt MP Claude Gravelle (left), Party Leader Thomas Mulcair, Sudbury MP Glenn Thibeault, Timmins MP Charlie Angus, Nickel Belt MPP France Gélinas and Sudbury MPP Joe Cimino take the podium Saturday at the NDP's Northern Ontario Council.

A month ago

Spoke in the House on World Alzheimer's Day Mr. Speaker, this Sunday we celebrate World Alzheimer's Day. In Canada we recognize that Alzheimer's and related dementia diseases harm 750,000 Canadians, a figure that will ...

Spoke in the House on Regional Economic Development Mr. Speaker, I think this time the parliamentary secretary should listen to the question. Northern Ontarians are tired of empty talk that is not backed up ...

Two months ago

Mentioned by NorthernLife.ca Letter: Most Canadians want to end 'unfair elections' Re: Nickel Belt MP Claude Gravelle's column “MP supports voting reform,” which appeared in Northern Life July 17. Claude Gravelle's column supporting proportional representation is remarkable. In most of Canada, NDP voters are cheated by our skewed ...

More than three months ago

Spoke in the House on Petitions Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure today to present petitions from people from Pembroke, Petawawa, Deep River, and Ottawa. These citizens call on the Canadian government ...

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